Hanmi Waterfall in Medog County, Nyingchi

Chinese Name: 汗密瀑布
English Name: 
Hanmi Waterfall in Medog County, Nyingchi
Location: Located in Mêdog County, Nyingchi Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

Brief Introduction of Hanmi Waterfall

Hanmi Waterfall(汗密瀑布)is situated at the Hanmi Station(汗密站), Beibeng Xiang(背崩乡)of Mêdog County, which has three layers and a high drop of 400 meters, so people also call it the Three-layer Waterfall. The waterfall flies through the cloud and fog from the top of the mountain to the deep river valley. The surface layer of the waterfall rushes down from the snow-topped peaks, which stands out against the sky, stirring up misty hydrosphere to fulfill the valley, meanwhile, the rumble sound of water is roaring there. The flow of water of the second layer is violent. The cover the waterfall is wide, flowing slowly from the upper green bosky bush, and pours down fast. The underplayed waterfall oblique impacts a giant stone, flowing tortuously to the Duoxiongla River(多雄拉河), and forms pools one by one. As for the drop of the three layers, with the sunshine, there appears a colorful rainbow by the waterfall, making the scenery at the valley more gorgeous and magnificent.

Tourist Services of Hanmi Waterfall

Cuisine and Snack: In Nyingchi County, there are many delicacy snacks.

Accommodation: After you enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Hanmi Waterfall, you may accommodate in the hotels if you can’t get back to Nyingchi County in time.

Shopping: Nyingchi has rich natural forest resources, including economic plants and medicinal plants. As for the economic plants, there are many wild plantain and bananas

Nearby Scenic Spots

Nyingchi County is the habitation of the Moinba nationality(莫因巴族), the Lhoba nationality(珞巴族)as well as some other minority nationalities, the hobbits, customs and religious beliefs of which are of rich traditional tint. Some other scenic spots include: Ranwu Lake(然乌湖), Qiangna Temple(羌纳寺), Paga Temple(帕嘎寺), Cuogao Lake(错高湖), and so on.

Attraction Transportation:

You may take a bus to Hanmi Waterfall from Medog County directly.

Attraction Travel Tips:

  1. On the Benti Mountain, there is a Baiying Festival, which is of the religious colors. Benri Mountain(苯日神山)is a holy mountain adored by the Ben Religion believers. There is a Sejia Gengqin Monastery(色迦更钦寺)on the mountain.
  2. Traveling Hours: 1 or 2 hours
  3. Traveling Seasons: June to August 
  4. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content