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Provinces Of The Tuor Crossing

 Sichuan

 Yunnan

Cities Of The Tour Crossing

 Chengdu

 Diqing (Shangri-la)

The Scene Spots Visited

 Daocheng

 Zhongdian ( Shangri-la )

 Songzanlin Temple

 Baishui Terrace

 Dongba Culture

 Western Hills Forest Reserve

The Ethnic Group Visited

 The Tibetan ethnic minority

 The Naxi ethnic minority

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10 Days Exploring The Shangri-la

Includes: Chengdu, Daocheng, Zhongdian & Kunming

    Visitors to the Shangri-la area are sure to find themselves in a land where mysterious tranquillity pervades every inch of the ever-changing scenery. Many snow-capped mountains tower magnificently over the landscape. The region is crisscrossed by the Mekong and Yangtze Rivers. These snowy peaks form a beautiful backdrop whose beauty is a feast to behold. Mirror-like lakes, scattered across the vast expanse of grassland, look like rich jewels inlaid on a beautiful tapestry. Cattle graze leisurely in the meadows, where exotic flowers and luxuriant grass wave at the request of the gentle breeze. In the depths of the surrounding forests is an exotic world of rare birds and animals.

D1

Arrive in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, meet at airport and transfer to a 4 star hotel. Dinner is the famous hot pot. 

D2

Drive 320 km from Chengdu to Xinduqiao, overnight in Tibetan dwelling.
Features of this day: we start from the west plain in Sichuan to enter into Weilin Region through the expressway at first, passing by the "Rainy City"-Yan'an, then to get into the mountainous areas, here, you can enjoy the grand landscape of Mt.Erlang, which has been connected with the largest channel road in China covered with cement; also, you can clearly watch the powerful and majestic scenery of Mt. Gongga through Daduhe River Canyon, along the canyon ,we'll get to the new city in this plateau--Kangding at noon; after lunch, we'll continue to come through Mt.Zhedu with the elevation 4,200 meters high above sea level, then we'll arrive at the first town in this Tibetan area ----Xinduqiao.
On this day, you'll completely experience the great changes of terrain and natural sceneries to feel the quite differences from metropolis to Tibetan areas with changeable climate. Due to the development of transportation in recent years, the journey reduced to just one day from 3-day before, the clean and fresh air, the special Tibetan ethnic dwelling-houses and wonderful sunset glow will be greatly impressive on you.

D3

Drive 250 km from Xinduqiao to Litang, Stay in Litang Hotel.
Features of this day: both the fresh air in the morning and pure nationality customs will be un forgettable for you, winding along the mountainous roads with brilliant sunshine, you'll feel so close to the sky because of the Mt.Gao'ersi gets an elevation of 4,400 meters high above sea level of Huiyuan. You'll find all landscapes are full in your sight of Mt.Dapao, Mt.Gongga, Mt.Daxue, and as if you've seen the horizon of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The bus begin to go down after winding on the plateau, and along the river valley, we'll get to Yajiang City soon; being suffered from an heavy earthquake in the late Feb., you can see the city's still under lively and busy construction. In a short time, the bus begin to wind along Mt.Scissors Bend, this's a long cross from the primitive forests to the broad prairie, we'll get to anther city of this plateau-Litang by dusk. Now, the Litang Prairie turn to golden-rimmed at sunset, with light smokes from the nomadic tents.

D4

Drive 260 km from Litang to Ya'ding, Overnight in Chonggu Temple Camp.
Features of this part: in the morning, the sun shines the Litang Prairie, you'll see the nomads squeezing milk; soon, the bus's ahead for the stone-covered Mt.Haitsi, here's the most largest old glacier cap in the world, stones and lakes here scattered all over like stars in the sky are very special.
To experience and to enjoy the charming and quietness of Shangri-la in the snow-covered mountains surrounded by deep forests, Mt.Xiaan'nairi, Mt.Yangmaiyong and Mt.Xiaonuo Duji, these three snow-covered mountains are the fairy-land we dream of, and here, you can ride on a horse to enjoy all of these sceneries in the accompaniment of local Tibetan people. 

D5

Drive 110 km from Yading to Daocheng, Overnight in Daocheng Guesthouse. After you leave Yading with deep affections to go back to Daocheng, take a "bath" in the spring, now, from the "dream" you always dream of back to reality.

D6

Drive 280 km from Daocheng to Zhongdian, Stay in a 4 star hotel. Running in woods and mountains, you'll feel as if you are still in the world of Shangri-la, so, after running across the Mt.Daxue, to continue to enjoy the interesting and beautiful stories about Shangri-la in Zhongdian.

D7

Today is a day of relax. After breakfast, we will go to visit the Songtsanlin Monastery which is a very big temple with more than 800 monks and 3 living buddhas, afternoon is free. Stay in the same 4 star hotel.

D8

Sightseeing at Baishuitia, which means White Water Terrace, it is the birthplace of Naxi Dongba Culture, thus is regarded as the holy land by Naxi people. Stay in the 4 star hotel in Zhongdian.

D9

Take a morning flight to Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, sightseeing in the Dragon Gate which consist of some grottoes cut out of the vertical cliff face of the Western Hill, from there, you will enjoy a bird's eye view of Kunming city and the big lake at the foot of the Hill.
Stay in a 4 star hotel. 

D10

After a relaxed breakfast in your hotel, we will transfer you to airport and see you off.

Best Time: Apr. May. Jun. Sep. Oct.

 Price:

more than 10 person:

 USD 1170$/person

6-9 person:

 USD 1330$/person

2-5 person:

 USD 1490$/person

1 person:

 USD 2590$

 Note:

1.

For child younger than 11 who share one room with parents, the quotation is only 50% of the above price.

2.

Single supplement is USD 360$.

 The Price Include:

1.

Stay in the above hotels.

2.

Using minibus when travel.

3.

Domestic air fare.

4.

Three meals each day including several picnic lunch.

5.

All tickets of visiting spots.

6.

English speaking guide.

7.

We provide a new sleeping bag for each traveler.

 Not Include In The Price:

1.

International air fare and all airport tax.

2.

Personal expenses.

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