Best of Shangri-La (4 Days)
Zhongdian area is the place where the legend of Shangri-la was thought to have originated. Today, Tibetans, Naxis, Lisus, Bais, and many other ethnic peoples live and work together side by side in this green plateau and mountain paradise.you can behold the majestic unspoiled nature and normal village life while enjoying unparalleled comfort and pampering, all above eleven-thousand-feet altitude. This is truly as close as one can get to the legendary Shangri-la celebrated in the 1930s book, Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty and holy religious atmosphere of unspoiled Shangri-La including a visit of Pudacuo National Park, a well-preserved ecosystem within the virgin forests, with many miles of beautiful vistas to discover, this region offers unique hiking and horse trekking opportunities; Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist Lamasery in Yunnan Province which was built in the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa and represents the Tibetan culture, housing buddhist statues and many precious cultural treasures. Besides Shangri-La is also a gateway to Tibet, Lhasa is 2-hour away by air.
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You will travel with no more than 8 people on this trip.
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Meals: Not included
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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
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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.
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.
Today is a recover and free day on your own explore in Shangri-la
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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