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Bayi Town

The Bayi Town, located 406 kilometers east of Lhasa, is the site of the administrative office of Nyingchi. It is located in Nyingchi County, at 2,900 meters above sea level, and is surrounded by green mountains, with abundant rain and a pleasant climate. And there are many sites of interest. Among the most famous are the "Waterfall in summer and Ice in winter", "Rijimuco Lake", and "Bayi Forest of Great Cypresses". The most impressive is the forest of Tibetan cypresses of about 10 hectares at the Bagyai Village in Nyingchi County at 3,040 meters above sea level. In the Bamna Village stands an old mulberry tree of over 1,600 years old.

Being 7.04 meters high and over 13 meters wide, it is called the "King of Mulberries." An industrial town rarely seen on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Bayi Town is a base for wool and timber production in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, and has contributed much to Tibet's economic development. The Nyingchi Woolen Mill and its products are well known in and out of Tibet. It has become an important town along the Sichuan-Tibetan Highway, being a comprehensive distribution and exchange center for labor, farm produce, industrial materials and consumer goods. Address: 406 kilometers east of Lhasa. Contact number: 0086-10-85968802 Admission Fee:Free Opening Hours: 24 Hours

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