Namcha Barwa

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Namcha Barwa

 

a mountain peak in the eastern Himalayas, in the bend of the Brahmaputra River. It has an elevation of 7,756 m and towers more than 5,000 m above the Brahmaputra Valley. It is composed of crystalline rocks, and its slopes are covered with glaciers.

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announced today the introduction of Nyching seven-day tours to Namche Barwa Gorge, allowing tourists the chance to visit Linzhi, Tibet and to appreciate the world's longest and deepest canyon, as well as the Brahmaputra River.
Surrounding Namche Barwa is the world-renowned canyon, with an average relative fall between the mountain and canyon of 5,000 meters; Namche Barwa district possesses some of the sharpest changes in landform in the world.
The best seasons for traveling to Namche Barwa are autumn and winter when the humidity is relatively low and visibility is higher than in summer.