Maidika Wetland in Lhari County, Nagqu

Chinese Name: 麦地卡湿地
English Name: Maidika Wetland 
Location: Located in the north of Lhari County, Nagqu 
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Maidika Wetland in Lhari County, Nagqu

Maidika Wetland is located in the north of Lhari County, Nagqu. 4900 meters above sea level, it covers an area of 43496 hectares. Maidika Wetland belongs to the plateau lake marsh meadow wetland. Maidika Wetland is a natural wetland, mainly with alpine swamps, alpine meadows, and lake wetlands. It is the breeding ground of black necked cranes, Ruddy Shelduck(赤麻鸭) and other rare birds. There are more than 20000 waterfowl regularly inhabited here every year. Due to the limitation of climate conditions, plant species is not very rich. 

Maidika Wetland plays an important role in the local soil and water conservation, the prevention of seasonal flooding, the interception of the upstream sediments and the formation of high productivity meadows and swamps. In May 2016, approval by the State Council, Medina card wetland has been listed as national nature reserve.

Attraction Transportation: 

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.

Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 3 hours
• Traveling Seasons: All seansons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too.
• Please don’t hang flags in republic place.
• Located in the border area, you must behave ourselves well.
• Ask for permission before taking photos for Tibetan people.
• Don’t touch Tibetan’s head and shoulder.
• Don’t watch celestial burial without permission.