1st Yangbajain hot spring tourism season opens in China's Tibet
Updated 12:03, 09-Jan-2019
CGTN

The inaugural Yangbajain hot spring tourism season has opened in Yangbajain Town in Damxung County, Lhasa, the capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, attracting tourists from home and abroad.

The area boasts rich tourism resources of hot springs, glaciers, wetlands, snow mountains and lakes and the local government has promoted three hot spring resorts to boost winter tourism.

A visitor enjoys a hot spring in Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

A visitor enjoys a hot spring in Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

A canoeing performance is staged at a hot spring of Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

A canoeing performance is staged at a hot spring of Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

Visitors experience a hot spring barbecue in Yangbajain Town,  January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

Visitors experience a hot spring barbecue in Yangbajain Town,  January 3, 2019. /Xinhua Photo

An aerial view of a hot spring in Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019./ Xinhua Photo

An aerial view of a hot spring in Yangbajain Town, January 3, 2019./ Xinhua Photo

Visitors swim at a hot spring in Yangbajain Town. /VCG Photo

Visitors swim at a hot spring in Yangbajain Town. /VCG Photo

A hot spring in Yangbajain Town /VCG Photo

A hot spring in Yangbajain Town /VCG Photo

Yangbajain Town is China's famous geothermal development zone with hot spring resorts and thermal power plants. 

Locals say if you are lucky, you can experience the majestic beauty of erupting hot water wells with hot spring water soaring straight into the sky.

Tibet is one of the regions with rich hot spring resources that account for over one-third of China's total.