For this private day trip of Shangri-La, you will visit the most classic sights with your private guide, like the Ganden Monastery, learn to make pottery and Dukezong, an ancient Tibetan town.You will be picked up and dropped off Shangri-la(Diqing) hotel.
This is a tour starting from Lijiang and concluding in Shangri-La. The tour covers some of the most impressive scenic spots between Lijiang and Shangri-la, including Tiger Leaping Gorge. TLG is the deepest gorges in the world with a 3900-meter-high cliff from the river to the top of the mountain. And it enters deep into the Tibetan world of Shangri-la, with its lofty and continuous snowy mountains, endless grasslands, steep and grand gorges, azure lakes and the idyllic villages. And in Shangri-La, you will visit the biggest and most stunning Tibetan monastery in Yunnan, meet a local family, explore a hidden temple. If you visit Shangri-La from May to Sep. , you will see a lot of yaks, wild flowers and birds around Napa Lake.
On this 3-day small group tour of Yunnan, you will tour the best destinations of Lijiang and Shangri-La. Discover the natural beauty at Tiger Leaping Gorge and Napahai Lake. Explore the ethnic groups like Naxi and Tibetan in the ancient towns and villages. Visit the landmark temple and monastery of Shangri-La.
And enter deep into the Tibetan world of Shangri-La, with its majestic snowy mountains, endless grasslands and idyllic villages. In this trip you will learn how to make Thangka, a century-old art form in Tibetan culture.
The altitude of Shangri-La Great Canyon is 2000 meters,you will feel comfortable when you visit the canyon,but if you prefer to visit Buddhist Stupa Mountain,you would travel to 4000 meters.You will visit the secret part of Shangri-La,the great canyon also belongs to the Unesco World Heritage Three Parallel Rivers.You will not only enjoy the natural alpine pasture,canyon,old-growth forest and grassland during this trip,but also will know why local tibetan immigrated here for Shangri-La.
This Last Shangri-La trip will show you not only the mysterious Shangri-La area but also the spectacular high-plateau nature as well as the authentic nomadic lifestyle of Kham Tibet. Yading Nature Reserve of China’s Sichuan province is believed to be part of the Shangri-La area because it perfectly matches what was described as ‘Shangri-La’ in James Hilton’s book named The Lost Horizon.You will see the three snowcapped mountains worshipped by local Tibetans and enjoy the breathtaking views by trekking from the 4,100-meter-altitude pasture to the two turquoise lakes located about 4,500 meters (14,764 feet) above sea level. Yading Nature Reserve is no doubt one of the top highlights for travelers who would like to explore the amazing Tibetan area of Sichuan province, China. In addition, we will also take you to see the pandas as well as a beautiful ancient town on the way to the Tibetan area.
In Tibetan, Shangri-La has the meaning of "the sun and moon in the heart", where you can breathe Buddhism atmosphere, and it is a wonderful destination for getting off the beaten track, with plenty of trekking and horse-riding opportunities, as well as little-visited monasteries and villages.We accompany you to explore the time-honoured history and exotic cultural customs in the “Last Paradise” - Shangri-La and surroundings in Yunnan.
For this private day trip of Shangri-La, you are visiting the most classic sightseeing accompanied by our private Tibetan English-speaking tour guide to Ganden Monastery, Napahai Lake, Yila Grassland and Dukezong Tibetan Ancient Town. This tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off, lunch, private transportation and a tour guide.
This tour will take you to some scenic spots between Lijiang and Shangri-la. During this journey you can see the astonishing first bend of the Yangze River shaped like the lettter U. Then hike one of the deepest gorges in the world - the Tiger leaping Gorge with a 3900-meter-high cliff from the river to the top of the mountain. Enter deep into the Tibetan world of Shangri-la, with its lofty and all year-round snow-capped mountains, hidden valleys, endless grasslands, steep and grand gorges, azure lakes and idyllic villages. Visit the biggest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan, meet a local family, explore a hidden temple and see a lot of yaks, horses, wild flowers and birds in the beautiful highland meadows around Napa Lake. • The First Bend of the Yangtze River • Tiger Leaping Gorge • Songzanlin Monastery • Visit a Tibetan Family • Baiji Temple • Napa Lake