Medog Nature Reserve in Medog County, Nyingchi
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Chinese Name: 墨脱自然保护区
English Name: Medog Nature Reserve
Location: Located in Medog County(墨脱县), Nyingchi Prefecture(林芝市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: 60 RMB
Opening Hours: All day
About Medog Nature Reserve
Medog Nature Reserve is one of the largest nature reserve in Medog County, Nyingchi, Tibet. It covers an area of around 4,600 square kilometers. This reserve is also known as the Nature Museum of Plants and Animals for its major vegetation types of humid regions and the best preserved primitive jungle. This place is a less traveled attraction in the valleys of the Yarlungzangbo River’s bend.
Main Attractions- Medog Nature Reserve
This reserve has a great variety of vegetation, including tropical biotic species and 3,000 more species of higher plants. Due to its complex natural environment, Medog Nature Reserve becomes a homeland to various wild animals, such as red-chested tragopan, grey-bellied tragopan and langur, etc.
If you are a fan of nature, this is the place you do not want to miss. For more Tibet travel information, you can contact the local travel agency.
There are two ways for tourists to choose when they want to travel in Medog County.
1. By air
Flying to Nyingchi Milin Airport from Lhasa, Chengdu, Kunming or Chongqing and take the airport shuttle bus to Bayi Town in Nyingchi. It costs around CNY 25 and takes about one hour. Then take a regular minibus from Bayi Town to Paizhen Town. Bus fare is around CNY 60. Alternatively, visitors can charter a taxi to Pai Village. It costs around CNY 350.
2. By bus
Taking a long distance bus from the Eastern Suburb Coach Station in Lhasa to Bayi Town in Nyingchi. It costs around CNY 150. Then catch the above-mentioned minibus to Pai Village.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.