Our guide will pick you
up from your hotel, tour to Sogzanlin Monastery,
Bitahai Lake & Shudu Lake in Pudacuo National
Park. Optional program: visit a Tibetan family
to experience the local life, you will try Tibetan
home-made yak and cheese.
Lake: Located about 43 kilometers northeast
of Zhongdian, Shudu Lake is the largest lake in
Diqing Prefecture. ˇ°Shuduˇ± in Tibetan
means ˇ°cheese and stonesˇ±. The lake
abounds in unique species of fish, with double
lips and a golden color. There are dense forests
of fir spruce and birch around the lake. They
are filled with wild animals such as musk deer,
bears, leopards, golden cats, and pheasants etc.
Now the Shudu Lake is constructed into a high-land
pasture resort, enjoying a very convenient transportation
Bitahai Lake: Covering an area of 390 acres,
it is one of the highlights in Potatso National
Park. The lake is surrounded by dense forest which
is scattered with azaleas. Bitahai Lake is very
limpid and abundant in fish resources. There is
a small wooded island in the center of the lake.
Visitors can take a boat to go ashore the island
Lamasery: Originally built in 1679, it is
a massive typical Lama monastery with traditional
Tibetan architectural style. The roofs of the
temple are gilded copper, making the whole complex
look much grand and magnificent. There are more
than 700 Tibetan Buddhist monks living in the
temple; and it houses many precious art works
accumulated from the past dynasties.
- Deqen (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Drive 187km to Deqin County
which takes 6-7 hours. Passing through Baimang
Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, you will be able
to view Baimang Snow Mountain if the weather is
clear. 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.
The view along the way is fantastic, you will
see all kinds of trees, flowers, and streams,
you will also see Tibetan villages, stupas and
Stay tonight at the Flying Temple.
Snow Mountain: Towering like a pyramid, the
mountain is located about 10km northeast of Deqin
County in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
The best time for visiting Meili Snow Mountain
is April-May and September-November. Especially
after October, it is usually sunny and the main
peak is more likely to be seen clearly. The highest
peak, Kawageber Peak some 6,740 meters above sea
level, is still a "virgin peak" to be conquered.
Lancang - Mekong Grand Canyon - Feilaisi
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Get up early in the morning
and shoot the magnificent sunrise on Meili Snow
Mountain. After breakfast, drive to Mingyong Village
which takes 1.5 hours, hike 4km on the trails
to Mingyong Glaciers of Meili Snow Mountain, walk
another 1 hour or so, you will get to a Tibetan
Taizi Monastery - it is another good spot for
viewing the Mingyong Glaciers. There is an energy-saving
option for you, you can choose to hire a horse
(on your own expense) to go up to the glacier
so that you can save your energy. After seeing
Mingyong Glacier, you could trek along the Lancang
River Grand Canyon, you will find a few Tibetan
villages on the way. Try to trek back to Flying
Temple from the Lancang River, during this trekking,
you will have have a good view of the splendid
Meili Snow Mountain and White Horse Snow Mountain.
||Deqin - Shangri-la
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
The Above Tour
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or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities as
specified in the itinerary.
The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing
one standard twin room with private facilities in
all relevant locations. If a single client requests
a twin room alone, the single room supplement will
For the land tour in each city, daily American breakfast
is served in the hotel, and Chinese lunch and/or dinner
will be served with two cups of soft drink outside
the hotel. All meal arrangements are served as the
Private transfers for you and your party as a group
between airports, train stations, hotels and all sightseeing
spots. Separate arrivals and departures will incur
One private English-speaking guide and driver will
accompany you on all normal sightseeing tours in each
Entrance fees to the tourist sites.
your tour include a cruise, then the shore excursion
in groups and activities will be subject to the arrangements
made by the cruise company.
Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly
recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance
from you country of origin.
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arrival and departure.
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telex, telephone calls or overweight baggage charges.
of obtaining your visa to enter China.
Optional programs which are not specified in the above
to Guide and driver, entirely voluntary.
is single supplement?
- The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor
travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd
(such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room
has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel
is on double occupancy.
Meili Snow Mountain
Jinsha River Grand Canyon
Baima Snow Mountain
Dukezong Ancient Town
Dukezong Ancient Town