Kadinggou Valley in Nyingchi
Chinese Name: 卡定沟
English Name: Kadinggou Valley
Location: Located in Nyingchi Prefecture(林芝市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day
About Kadinggou Valley
Kadinggou Valley or Gadinggou valley, 2980 meters above sea level.
Main Attractions- Kadinggou Valley, Tianfo Falls(天佛瀑布)
Canyon cliffs on both sides of steep mountains, overlapping 嶂 ups and downs, pines and cypresses throughout the cliff. Rattan and bamboo covered with ditch, Rhododendron and other dozens of wildflowers fragrance, the left side of the cliff more than 200 meters drop falls from the sky, even more magical is the natural formation of a waterfall in the water when the big hidden Buddha, Tianfo Falls gets this name by this. It is said that this is the protection of God, compatriots in Tibetan areas in Nyingchi Prefecture, no wonder that everyone respected the statue of Buddha. If you use the telescope to see, you can also see the upper right corner of the waterfall there is a pattern of Tibetan beauty vividly, there must be a lot of wonderful legends. There are many unknown flowers and fruits can be seen everywhere.
Nyingchi Mainling Airport is located in the Mainling County, 40 kilometers north of Bayi County. Up to now, there are flights to Lhasa, Chengdu and chongqin. The airport shuttle bus costs 25 yuan per person and the departure time depends on the arrival time of flights.
‣ Long-distance Bus
After arriving at Lhasa by air or train, tourists should take long-distance bus in Lhasa East Bus Station to Bayi Town, Nyingchi County, which is 406 kilometers away from Lhasa. The driving time is 8 hours and the price is 120 yuan.
The starting price of taxi in Nyingchi is 10 yuan and there is always no meter. It’s recommended to go walking because the downtown is not large. Pedicabs can be seem everywhere and the price is usually 3 yuan.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 2~3 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.