Medog County, also Motuo County in mandarin, used to be known as the last county which didn’t have road access in China. Last year, a highway is completed and opened for traffic. And now Medog has become one of most “want- to- visit-most” places in Tibet.
Overview about Medog County
Medog County is an administrative county of Nyingchi Prefecture, located in southeastern Tibet, downstream of Yarlung Tsangpo River. It has a population of about 12,000 people of mainly Tshangla ethnic minority and Lhoba ethnic group.
Due to the lower elevation and as the downstream of Yarlung Tsangpo River, Medog is featured in humid weather, wild nature, and fully-preserved environment. It has become a holy place for trekking lovers. Each year, there are thousands of trekkers come here to enjoy the amazing adventure. >>Tibet trekking and camping tours
Medog County city area is improved with many amenities now, including bus station, internet access, hotel service, post & mailing. But compared to other places in Tibet, it is still very undeveloped.