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4-Day Essence of Shangri-La tour

4-Day Essence of Shangri-La tour

In 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 Code: SL-01
Destination: Shangrila
Tour Days: 4 Days
Departure Date: You Choose

Reasons of choosing this Shangrila tour

  • visit remote minority cultures and the most magnificent scenery
  • travel with your friends with private guide and driver
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 /

Itinerary of this Shangrila Essence tour

Day 1

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
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

china group tour:Songzanlin Lamasery Songzanlin Lamasery
china group tour:Pudacuo National Park 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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

Place & Transport:Shangrila
Today's Activities: Leave Shangrila

Our guide and driver will transfer you to Bus or Train Station.

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $1102 $742 $772 -
2-5 persons $603 $422 $452 $323/$148/$148/
6-9 persons $382 $305 $297 $323/$148/$148/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $1102 $742 $772 -
2-5 persons $602 $422 $452 $323/$148/$148/
6-9 persons $502 $332 $352 $323/$148/$148/

Hotel Arrangment:

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Shangri la Songtsam Shangri-la Hotel Shangri-la Shiner Hotel Shangri-la Shiner Hotel

Tour Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this Shangrila Tour

    Price Inclusions:
  1. Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  2. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  3. Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Shangri la by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
  4. Guide: As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  5. Hotels: Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  6. Transportation:Entrance City To Shangri la Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements). Shangri la To Departure City Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements).
  7. Service Charge & Government Taxes
  8. Insurance : The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  9. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
  10. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
    Price Exclusion:
  1. International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  2. China Entry Visa Fees.
  3. Excess Baggage Charges. Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  4. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  5. Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  6. Single Room Supplement.


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