Geladandong Ice Field in Amdo County, Nagqu
Chinese Name: 格拉丹东冰原
English Name: Geladandong Ice Field
Location: Located in Mafei Jiri Village(玛飞吉日乡) of Amdo County, Nagqu
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Geladandong Ice Field in Amdo County, Nagqu
Geladandong Ice Field is located in Mafei Jiri Village(玛飞吉日乡) of Amdo County, Nagqu. Geladandong Ice Field is one of the largest ice fields in central Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, also the water source of Yangtze River, Selin Co Lake and Chibozhang Co Lake. At the foot of Geladandong Mountain, with an area of eight hundred square kilometers, there are seracs(冰塔) known as Gangjiaqiaoba(岗加巧巴). The shapes of these seracs are different. However, the most interesting thing in the ice forest is the seven color light. There is a break in the ice seracs forest and seven color light flashing from the crack. These colorful lights give a sparkle to the smoky air and attract thousands of tourists to visit here.
The advanced traffic system provides visitors convenient ways to travel. Visitors can take bus or choose self-driving. On account of snow and occasional road accidents, highway closures and concomitant traffic delays are not uncommon.
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons