4-Day Essence of Shangri-La tourIn this Shangrila Essence tour,you will visit remote minority cultures and the most magnificent scenery on the southeast edge of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A Tibetan family, the biggest lama monastery, Yak butter tea, local yogurt and all Tibetan-style houses could leave you a life-time memory in this China private tour.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Shangrila||Arrive at Shangrila||/|
|Day 2||Shangrila||Songzanlin Lamasery, Pudacuo National Park||Breakfast, Chinese Lunch|
|Day 3||Shangrila||Zhongdian Old Town, Visit Tibetan Family||Breakfast, Chinese Lunch|
|Day 4||Beijing||Summer Palace,Olympic Green||/|
Place & Transport:Shangrila
Today's Activities: Arrive at Shangrila
Be picked up from Bus or Train Station by your guide.Day 2
Place & Transport:Shangri la
Today's Activities: Songzanlin Lamasery, Pudacuo National Park
Songzanlin Lamasery: Songzanlin Monastery, or Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, was a monastery of Tibetan Buddhism started to be constructed in 1679 and completed two years later.
Pudacuo National Park: Located near Shangri-La in China's Yunnan Province in southwest China, the Pudacuo National Park covers a total area of nearly 2,000 square kilometers. This park has an average altitude of 3,500 meters and retains a well-preserved ecosystem within the virgin forests. The must-see scenery in this park includes Lake Bita and Lake Shudu. "Bita" means "a place with a dense oak forest" in the Tibetan language and "Bitahai" means a quiet lake. The Bitahai Lake is surrounded by mountains covered with ancient pines, oaks and rhododendrons, and appears like an emerald in the heart of the mountain. Shudu Lake is located in northeast of Shangri-la and it is one of the largest fresh water lakes on the Diqing plateau. The lake is surrounded by a forest of fir, spruce and silver birch, and is home to lots of wild animals such as bears, golden cats, deer and pheasants.
Place & Transport: Shangri la
Today's Activities: Zhongdian Old Town, Visit Tibetan Family
Meals: Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Zhongdian Old Town: This ancient town, located to the south of Zhongdian, is filled with Tibetan style old houses. Although it is now under renovation to match the old town of Lijiang, this old town still has plenty of small charming streets to be explored.
Visit Tibetan Family: A visit to a real Tibetan family is to have a glance at local Tibetan people's life there, you may be welcomed by the Tibetan Tea and snacks.
Place & Transport:Shangrila
Today's Activities: Leave Shangrila
Our guide and driver will transfer you to Bus or Train Station.
|Nov.1 - Mar.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|Shangri la||Songtsam Shangri-la Hotel||Shangri-la Shiner Hotel||Shangri-la Shiner Hotel|
Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate and weather.
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Hi Jerry: Pingyao city was a nice change of pace from the bustling cities in traditional Chinese stytle. My wife absolutely loved the Beijing Hutong with rickshaws.while I thoroughly enjoyed the LiRiver in Guilin which is so lovely. We are both love the Peking Duck dinner,the duck meat so tender and delicious,I think you have good recommendation on our intinerary.Our local guide Nicole,LiLi,Frank i ... more
Trista & Jeff | 2013-11-14