The Conag Lake Platform is one of the Scenery Platforms along Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Conag Lake, a large freshwater lake of 400 square kilometers, is like a glittering blue pearl in the huge Northern Tibet Grassland. The altitude of the Conag Lake Train Station is 4,594 meters. Lying between the Kunlun Mountains and the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains, Conag Lake is the world’s highest freshwater lake at an elevation of 4,594 meters.
The beautiful Conag Lake shows three different kinds of blue color under the sunshine.
Located 20 kilometers southwest of Amdo County, Conag Lake is pooled together by all the rivers from southern Tanggula Mountains, and it is the source of the Nujiang River and Nagchu River. It is respected by the local people as a holy lake.
Passing the amazing Conag Lake on the Train to Tibet!
As it is west to the Qinghai-Tibet railway, passengers can see it through the windows on the right side on the train to Lhasa, whereas through the windows on the left side on the train from Lhasa. And the shortest distance between the railway and the lake is just 20 meters.
Getting close to the holy lake Conag on the Tibet train!
Have you ever thought of doing something different to make your life more exciting? You might find excitement by just going in a different direction than you’re used to. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to go to Hawaii or visit far away friends. Why not try something totally different, like travelling to the roof of the world?
Tibet, with an average elevation exceeding 4,500 metres, is renowned as the roof of the world. There are different ways of travelling to Tibet, by air, by railway and by road. Among these ways, by train to Tibet is the most popular as Tibet train ride is known as a lifetime journey.