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Xinlong (新龙; Xīnlóng) is the capital city of Nyarong. Altitude 3050m. Barshok in Tibetan.

Get in[edit]

Private minibus[edit]

  • From Litang - Around ¥80 per person. About six hours along some good, and some bad roads. Watch out for soaring eagles and old watch-towers along the River Yalong
  • From Ganzi - Around ¥30 per person. About three hours along good roads. More watch-towers and impressive scenery.

Get around[edit]


  • Zera Gompa Monastery
  • Kalzang Gompa - 1 1/2hours drive. Nyala Pema Dudul's monastery in Shanglangshi (Pinyin: Xionglongxi) Township on the sacred Mt. Drokar with Kalzang Gompa and a traditional wildlife sanctuary. The monastic community succefully protects the wildlife and it is easy to see blue sheep.






  • Hotel - 51 Renmin Lu.
  • Hotel - 11 Zhong Xin Jie. Clean and comfortable room. Friendly staff. ¥60 for a twin.


  • Banking - Agricultural Bank of China without ATM on Renmin Lu.


  • Internet - Available at 96 Renmin Lu. ¥4/hour.
  • Post - China Post on Renmin Lu.

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