December 20-26

December 27-January 2nd

January 31-Feb 6 (Chinese New Year)

April 1-7 (Qingming holiday)

April 30-May 6 (May holiday)


  • Visit Natural Shambala Stupa and enjoy the rafting in the Shangri-la valley
  • Enjoy the fireplace hotel on the mountain!
  • Have a view of Meili snow mountain
  • Trek to the most beautiful glacier in Yunnan
  • Visit 9 lakes mountain-Nanji luo
  • Visit Red lip Monkey park (only 400 species in the whole world!)
  • Make your own pottery.

Itinerary at a glance:

Itinerary at a glance:

D1 – Arrive at Lijiang

D2 -Lijiang- Balagezong ( 4 hr). Enjoy a dramatic view from the top. Check-in in the hotel on the mountain, enjoy the scenic views.

D3- Visit Natural stupa and Shangri-la canyon. Drive to  Felaisi for 3.5 hours

D4- Sunrise over Meili Snow mt. Drive to the glacier for 1.5 h and hike Mingyong snow mountain glacier and drive to Cizhong.

D5 – Cizhong to Nanji Luo lake ( picnic lunch ) and return to Tacheng

D6- Monkey park in the morning and then drive to Nixi village and make your own black pottery. Drive to Shangrila and stay there overnight

D7 – Visit Dukezong old town and then fly out

All the hotels we will stay are comfortable and have good standard, especially the 2nd night in the moutain area. 

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 – 1800 rmb), insurance
Flights, lunches and dinners, personal expenses, optional activities (horse riding)
 single supplement (1800 rmb), tips to the guide and driver, invoice

Flight suggestions:

D1 Shanghai – Lijang 14:50-18:55 9C6617

D7 Shangrila- Shanghai 15:05-20:05 MU9711 (stopover in Kunming)

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 1800 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 2


Drive to Balagezong for 4 h. Our guide will get you the entrance tickets and you will take a shuttle bus to our resort. The resort will arrange this afternoon visiting (viewpoint with a glass platform; local village, temple. Try the optional zipline if you dare). Fireplace and tea is available in the hotel hall. Relax with a view!

Note: the trip fee includes standard twin room, if you’d like to upgrade to a 75 sq. m. suite with a private fireplace and king bed, please add 300 rmb/room (limited availability).

Elevation: 2900m( Bala village)


Day 3

Whether conditions permitting, you will drive for 22 km to the top of the mountain to see the holy natural stupa. Afterwards check out and drive to Shangri-la canyon, take a beautiful 2.5 Km walk. You will have an option to walk the same way back or take a rubber raft (120 rmb/person) for 20 min. Drive to Feilasi, a scenic place in front of Meili snow mountain.

Day 4

Watch the sunrise over Meili snow mountain! (weather permitting) Afterwards 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 hike another 2.5km to the Lotus temple. After the hike we will drive to Cizhong and stay over night.

Elevation: 2230-3000m


Day 5

After the breakfast we will check out and drive to Nanji luo(40km) a unique natural spot. Nanjie luo has 11 lakes and we will visit 5-6 of them during the hike, depending on the time and our energy! We will first hike about 6km to the HB4382 pass then we will see the Holy tara lake. Then we will go back to 3rd lake. After the beautiful hike, we will drive to Tacheng, a tranquil village surrounded by rice terraces, for overnight.

Day 6

After the breakfast we will check out and drive to Monkey park. Change for a shuttle bus, drive up to the mountain (please bring warm clothes) to see the monkeys; usually you’ll be able to see a family of 8-10 monkeys. Afterwards drive to Nixi pottery village. Have lunch and make your own black pottery. Walk around in the village and drive to Shangri-la, on our way we will see Napa lake from a viewpoint, it looks like a sea!

Day 7

Free time to visit old town and have lunch there. Airport transfer.