Unique Experiences:
  • Not much time ? This is your fast track to Shangri-la ’s traditional and behind the scene urban and outskirts experience;
  • Beat the crowds and visit a 350 years’ history Monastery,
  • You will have a chance to see the local monks study who still living in the antiquated monastery
  • Visit a local village, where you will practice and learn how to make pottery
You will travel with no more than 8 people on this trip.
Trip Length: 4 Day(s) 3 Night(s)
Physical Rate: 2/5
Included in Price:

Meals: Not included
Accommodation: 3-nights in Shangri-la at Free Living Inn, or similar
Transport: Car or Minivan with driver from airport or bus station to hotel, Car or Minivan for round-trip transfer
Miscellaneous: English-speaking guide, entrance ticket to East Bamboo Forest Temple

Excluded from Price:
  • Tips for your driver and guide
All the other expenses not stated as included in the above.
Special Information:
Please note that altitude sickness may affect some persons travelling to Shangri-La. It will normally take a couple days to get used to the altitude. If you have any questions, please contact us.


Locations Visited:
Shangri-la, East Bamboo Forest Temple, The”Bent”, Nixi Village
Start City:
End City:


Day 1
Please offer your arrival detail, such as flight number/Train number; Driver will pick up you at Arrival Hall of Airport/Exit of Bus station holding a sign with your name, and transfer you to Free Living Inn for check in. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement or relax at hotel.

Day 2
Your guide will meet you at 08:30am in the lobby of your hotel and transfer to visit East Bamboo Forest Temple, located at 105km northwest of downtown, you will catch the local monks study and chant around 10:00am everyday at the main hall of the monastery, afterwards will visit the monastery itself. Around noontime, we will start drive back, one the way, we will have a photo stop at The “Bent” – The first bent of golden sand river; then we will pass a small town for a break and for the lunch stop if you want (the lunch cost will pay on your own arrangement on the spot), your last stop is a quiet village of Nixi Village, here you will learn and practice how to make pottery and walking around the village, visit the local family home, afterwards will drive back hotel for relax.

Day 3
Today is a recover and free day on your own explore in Shangri-la
Day 4
Check out time before 12:00 noon if you don’t make any extension stay here. You will go to next destination on your own arrangement if you don’t make any reservation through us.

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