Yarlong River National Park is in Tibet.
The Yarlung Tsangpo river runs for 2,000 km across Tibet, then flows into India where it is known as the Bramhaputra.
The national park is centered on the largest canyon on Earth, several hundred km long. There are mountains alongside the canyon, including 17 over 6,000 m (17,500 ft).
Flora and fauna
The area has a unique climate and is not heavily inhabited by humans. There is a great deal of wildlife, some of it unique to the region.
There are quite a few commercial tours to the region, generally lasting about a week. Book in Lhasa.
Fees and permits