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Yubeng has been rated as the No.1 hiking destination by Chinese Netizens.

However, it has been popular among Westerners since the 90s.

Our 7 days trips to Yubeng will offer you the best chance to visit it without regrets. Our local Tibetan guides know how to explore this place the most!

  • Hiking paradise in Yunnan!
  • Visit the most beautiful glacier on your way
  • Wake up with the breathtaking snowy mountain view
  • Must see: holy waterfall and glacier lake
  • Hike to Mingyong glacier
  • Tibetan culture and food
  • 5% of profits from this trip will be donated to monk ZhiXiang’s shelter*

    Itinerary at a glance:

    D1- Flight to Lijiang, drive to Shangri-la

    D2 – Drive to Feilaisi, visit a temple. Enjoy Meili snow mt. view

    D3- Drive to the glacier for 1.5 h and hike Mingyong snow mountain glacier, 4 hours hiking and drive to Cizhong (1 h driving)

    D4- Cizhong to lower village (2hr +1 hr jeep ) and hike to Holy waterfall

    D5- Hike to Holy glacier

    D6- Trek in the Nenong valley( 20 km) and drive back to Shangrila

    D7- Free time to visit nDekezong old town and fly out

RETURN TIME  Flight time
Private transportation with A/C, English Speaking Guide, all the entrance fee as per itinerary,
botique star hotel with breakfast (double occupancy; single supplement – 1100 rmb), insurance
Flights, lunches and dinners, personal expenses, optional activities (horse riding)
 single supplement (1100 rmb), tips to the guide and driver, invoice

Suggested flights (please book your flight in advance at or – the flight is around 3000 rmb

PLEASE NOTE: if you sign up for the trip alone, we can try but cannot guarantee to find another participant to share room with, please be ready to add extra 1100 rmb for a single room. Thank you for understanding (you can check availability with us before booking)

Book ASAP, limited spots!

How to book:
1) Fill up the booking form on our website:
2) Secure YOUR SEAT by transferring 2000 RMB deposit
3) Send us the picture of the transaction and receive the confirmation

Please note: the full amount should be transferred 10 days before the trip

Cancelation policy: in case of cancelation, the deposit is not refundable and cannot be used for another trip unless the replacement has been provided.

Cancellation 10-3 days before the trip: 50%  refund
Cancellation 3-1 day or in case of no show: no refund

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Additional information

DatesOct 1st – 7th
Duration7 days

Day 1

Arrive at Lijiang, and drive to Shangri-la (2-3 h)



Day 2

  Shangri-La – Deqin – Feilaisi
Sightseeing and Activities: Dongzhulin Monastery, the First Bend of Jinsha River, Baima Snow Mountain, Meili Snow Mountain

Drive 4 to 5 hours to Deqin County (3400m altitude), 187km away from Shangri-La. The view along the way is fantastic with different kinds of trees, streams down the valley, prayer flags and stupas, and Tibetan villages. We will make stops to take pictures and enjoy the view. Drive down to the river valley, continue the nice scenery along the Jinsha River to Benzilan Town where you will have lunch.
After lunch, drive uphill to the Dongzhulin Monastery, built in 1667. Visit the First Bend of Jinsha River or Moon Bend between the mountains with impressive scenery, which is the boundary between Sichuan and Yunnan. Visit Baimang Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, you will be able to view Baima Snow Mountain if the weather is clear, pass the top part of today at 4292m altitude at 156km.
Arrive in Feilai temple in the late afternoon, you will have a nice sunset view of Meili Snow Mountain from the Viewing Platform, where you can see the 13 white pagodas meaning of the 13 peaks of Meili Snow Mountain over 6,000 meters above sea level, known as the “Prince’s 13 peaks”.

Elevation: 3300-3400m
Accommodation: Feilai temple boutique hotel


Day 3

Feilai temple – Cizhong

Watch the sunrise over Meili snow mountain! (weather permitting) Afterward, we will drive to Mingyong Glacier. Hike for 4 hours (stairs) in total about 5 km, enjoy the amazing view. We will arrive at Taizi temple first by golf car and hike up 3km on the stairs. After Taizi temple we will keep hiking another 2.5km to the Lotus temple. After the hike, we will drive to Cizhong (2200m) and stay overnight.

Elevation: 3400-2200 m

Accommodation: Cizhong boutique hotel


Day 4

Cizhong- Yubeng

Enjoy the sunrise and have breakfast. Then we will drive 2 hours and change to the jeep (40 min) to the Yubeng village. Start hiking to the holy waterfall in the afternoon. Come back to Upper Yubeng village where we will spend the night and save some energy for tomorrow’s amazing hike.

Hiking level: medium

Elevation: 3400-3650m

Accommodation: boutique guesthouse with electric blanket and private shower


Day 5

Yubeng Village

After breakfast, we will start the most difficult hike during the trip but it also has the most beautiful scenery. We will see horses and yaks, pass through the forest, you might even spot wild animals if you are lucky. A beautiful river originates from Glacier Park, walk along the river with a wooden bridge and spruce trees, you will have a wonderful view of Mt. Kawagebo Glacier.
After picnic lunch, arrive at Glacier lake which is located at the foot of the glacier. Trek down back to Yubeng village in the late afternoon.

The total hike is about 7 hours. This one-day excursion is only reserved for strong hikers For people who want to save energy, we suggest you hike the pass and enjoy the view at the platform and go down to the upper village( 3 hr)

Hiking level: advanced
Elevation: 3650- 3800m
Accommodation: boutique guesthouse with electric blanket and private shower


Day 6