Discover the Wonders of Yunnan:
* Join a classic 2 days trek in one of the deepest gorges in the world – Tiger Leaping Gorge
* Have breathtaking views from Jade Dragon Snow mountain
* Wander around charming LIjiang old town
* Visit the biggest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan
* Be amazed by the beauty of nature in Shangri-la!
Itinerary at a glance:
D1 – Lijiang old town
D2 – Jade Dragon Snow mountain, Jade lake village
D3 – Trekking in Tiger Leaping Gorge
D4 – Trekking in Tiger Leaping Gorge
D5 – Songzaling monastery, Baiji temple, Napa lake in Shangri-la
D6 – Nixi pottery village, trekking at Wufeng mountain
D7 – Visit local Tibetan family
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Shanghai Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Flight time|
|RETURN TIME||Flight time|
|WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING|
包括:私人交通工具/ C,英语导游,所有门票,3星级酒店早餐中列出行程(双人房间;单补充- 1100元),2小时骑马跋涉,保险
Suggested flights (please book your flight in advance at ctrip.com or qunar.com) – the flight is around 5000 rmb
1.10 Shanghai – Lijiang 07:25-11:10 MU9720
7.10 Lijiang – Shanghai 15:20-19:05 JD5665
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 1700 rmb for a single room. Thank you for understanding (you can check availability with us before booking)
Book ASAP, it’s a small group, limited spots!
How to book:
1) Fill up the booking form on our website: www.wannatravelshanghai.com/book-now/
2) Secure YOUR SEAT by transferring 3000 RMB deposit
3) Send us the picture of the transaction and receive the confirmation
Please note: the full amount should be transferred 3 weeks 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.
Phone number: 13764884661
|Dates||Oct 1st – 7th|
Day 1: Lijiang
Day 2: Lijiang
Today we will start the day early with a visit of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.Its highest peak is named 5,596 m. Take cable car to the Spruce Meadow, beautiful and large pastureland at the end of the primitive forests. After that visit Blue Moon Valley to see a stunning waterfall and green blue pool. Afterwards, we will head to close Jade Lake Village, a tiny village – without lake – with a fantastic view over the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Here you will have an opportunity to join a 2-hour guided horse trek (optional). The trek passes ancient Naxi deer farms, the ruins of Jujian Temple, the King Ranch of the Naxi, ancient tree populations, stone inscriptions and many other nice and interesting places.
Optional activity: horse riding
Day 3: Lijiang
Today after breakfast, we’ll drive to Tiger Leaping Gorge and start our hiking route. We will climb up narrow paths along cliffs, waterfalls, and through forests, the view onto the mountain massif of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is fabulous and almost seems unreal. After lunch break at the Halfway Lodge along the way, the spectacular trek leads us to the Tea Horse Guesthouse where you will stay for the night.
Overnight in Tea Horse Guesthouse
Day 4: Tiger Leaping Gorge – Shangri-La
After breakfast we will follow the path out of the stunning gorge scenery further westwards, we will soon reach the Tina’s guesthouse where our trekking adventure comes to an end. Here, our driver will pick you up and drive to Shangri-La.
Day 5: Shangri-La
After breakfast, we will drive you to visit Songzanlin Monastery, also known as Guihua Monastery, the biggest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. There are a lot of golden figures of Buddha josses, golden lamps, Tibetan lections, silver censers and so on. All of these are wonderful collections accumulated from each dynasty.
After lunch you will take a look at Baiji Temple, which literally means “hundred chickens temple”. From this temple you can enjoy a wonderful birds-eye view of the city and see many, many chickens. After this temple visit, we will visit Napa Lake, a beautiful highland meadow full of yaks, horses and birds.
Today we will visit Nixi pottery village. Nixi is a small hamlet surrounded by green pastures that is mostly known for making traditional black pottery. This type of pottery dates back 4 to 5 centuries. Watch how the craftsmen and masters make the pottery or buy some unique pottery art pieces to take home.
In the afternoon we will enjoy trekking at Wufeng Mountain at the southeast of Shangri-La. It is revered as a sacred mountain by the local Tibetans. Since the Tang Dynasty the grasslands at the foot of this mountain have been used for horse racing events. The highest peak is 3696m, the route will take 3-4 hours and finish at Dabao temple. Free time in Dukezong afterwards.
This morning we will visit a local Tibetan family, you can see how they live with your own eyes, it is a very unique experience. Transfer to the Lijiang airport afterwards, see you next time!
15:20-19:05 Take afternoon flight back from Lijiang to Shanghai