4 Days Shangri-la And Meili Snow Mountain
Tour Code: ZDT_02
Our guide meet you in your
hotel, tour to Sogzanlin Monastery, Bita Lake & Shudu
Lake in Pudacuo National Park. Visit Dukezong Tibetan
Ancient Town in the late afternoon. Optional program:
visit a Tibetan family to experience the local life, you
will try Tibetan home-made yak and cheese.
Lama Temple: Also named Guihua Monastery, the temple
is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Shangri-La
of Yunnan province. It is one of the famous monasteries
in the region, nicknamed as "the little Potala Palace",
for the whole monastery is in the traditional style with
Lake: The lake is a well-known freshwater lake at
an elevation of 3540 meters in western Yunnan, and is
41 meters at its deepest point. Horses are also available
if you prefer riding to walking. "Bita" in Tibetan also
refers to a place where lots of oak trees are growing.
In the centre of the lake, a small wooded island is made
the shelter for many rare species of birds. If you are
lucky enough to be in the non-windy day, the rosy clouds,
the snow-capped mountains and the nearby forests are all
mirrored in the lake.
Lake: The lake is located 43km to the northeast of
Shangri-La City. Shudu Lake is 3705 meters above sea level
and is one of the biggest lakes in Diqing Prefecture.
Now it has been turned into a highland pasture resort.
The lake is shallow enough to be called interestingly
"a place where one can fish with a wooden stick". The
lake water is so clear that you can see the fish swimming
around. One special fish in the lake is called the cracked-stomach
fish for the crack line strangely running across its stomach.
- Deqin (Breakfast,
Drive 187km to Deqin County
which takes 6 to 7 hours. Visit Bengzilan Town, the Moon
Bend of Jinsha River, Jinsha River Grand Canyon, Dongzhulin
Monastery and Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, Meili
Snow Mountain and the 13 white pagodas.
Snow Mountain: Towering like a pyramid is located
about 10km west of Deqing City in Diqing Prefecture. As
the sun rises in the east, the snow-mountain looks splendid,
draped in gold. Low altitude modern glaciers, can be found
in this area, of particular interest to those engaged
in geological research. Under Kawageber Peak, Mingyuchia
Glacier and Sichia Glacier stretch down to the forest
at an elevation of 2,700 meters; this area is accessible.
However, the highest peak, Kawageber Peak some 6,740 meters
above sea level, is still a "virgin peak", untouched till
now. Mountaineers from China, Great Britain, the US, and
Japan have failed to conquer the peak over the years.
In 1991, 17 mountaineers from China and Japan trying to
conquer the peak lost their lives on the snow-mountain.
- Lancang - Mekong Grand Canyon - Feilaisi (Breakfast,
Tour to Mingyong Glacier Park in
a Tibetan Mingyong Village, walk or ride a horse on the
trails for about 4km to the glacier in Meili Snow Mountain,
walk one more hour, you will get to a Tibetan Taizi Monastery
- another good place to view the magnificent glaciers.
After leaving the glacier park, trek along Lancang River
Grand Canyon, visit some other Tibetan villages. Stay
tonight at Feilaisi.
Deqin - Shangri-la (Breakfast,
Visit Feilaisi Monastery
and enjoy the sunrise of Meili Snow Mountain
in the early morning, then drive back to Shangri-La,
have a nice experience of Yangtze River Grand
Canyon and Baima Snow Mountain again on the
way back. Transfer to your hotel in Shangri-la.
Hotels For The Above Tour
Three star hotel in Deqin.
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hotel and all the sightseeing spots by air-conditioned
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for the sights mentioned.
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guide service on normal sightseeing activities
noted in the itinerary. Our guide will not fly
with you from one city to another. Upon your
arrival at each city, a new local guide and
driver will pick you up, be with you for local
tour and see you off after you finish the itinerary
of each city.
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