Location: Purang County, Nagri Prefecture
Elevation: 4,755m (15,600ft)
Attractions: Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarovar, Himalayas, Kailas Range, Gurla Mandhata
Opening Time: July to September every year
Purang Port is a border trade channel between China-Nepal and China-India. It's located in Purang County, southwest of Ngari Prefecture, on the southern slope of the Himalayas. As Purang Port borders Nepal and India, it's where pilgrims of the two countries must get through for visiting Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar in Tibet as well as the gateway for international travelers to enter or exit China. There is beautiful scenery, a pleasant climate, and rich tourism resources in Purang. Situated in the northern part, the sacred Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar are the main tourist attractions in Purang. In the Year of the Horse in the Tibetan calendar, there're especially many pilgrims doing Kailash Kora because it is said that Buddha Sakyamuni was born in the Year of the Horse. Many pilgrims from India, who mostly get through Pura via Nepal. In addition, almost all residents in Simikot County, Nepal, where is adjacent to Purang County, China, are Tibetans. Those Tibetans speak Nepali, Tibetan, and English.
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