• Top 6 Shangri-La Tours
  • Meili Snow Mountain Tour
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge Tour
  • Photography Tour
3 Days Best Shangri-La Tour with Nature & Culture Experience

Highlights: Songzanlin Monastery, Nixi Pottery Village, Pudacuo National Park, Local Tibetant Family Visiting, Dukezong Old Town

How do you think of “Shangri-La” in colorful Yunnan? Here, all you can imagine can be true!!! This 3-day Real Shangri-La trip takes you to step into the Garden of Eden, just as James Hilton’s novel “Lost Horizon” described! You’ll be surrounded by snow-capped peaks, forested mountain slopes, impressive Tibetan monasteries, mirror-like lakes, rustic farms and green pastures where shaggy yaks and fleecy sheep graze… all are fascinating and exotic!

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Pudacuo National Park
5 Days Lijiang & Shangri-La Best Highlights Tour

Highlights: Lijiang Ancient Town, First Bend of the Yangtze River, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Tibetan Family Visit

In this trip, you will explore two of the most charming places in Yunnan: Lijiang - the Kingdom of Naxi People & Shangri-La - Garden of Eden! In this 5 days Lijiang & Shangri-La best highlights tour, you’ll grasp every second to enjoy yourself on the incredible land - have a panoramic view of Lijiang Old City, explore the authentic Naxi Village to feel the special Dongba Culture, visit Songzanlin Monastery and Pudacuo National Park, and take a light hike to Tiger Leaping Gorge that is the world's deepest gorge. You will just find the tour fabulous every moment!

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Ashima Featured Limestone Rock
5 Days Kunming Exploration & Paradise Trip to Shangri-La

Highlights: Stone Forest, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Dukezong Old Town, Pudacuo National Park, Shudu Lake

Shangri-La, called “Little Tibet”, is where you really start to breathe in the Tibetan world, with a population of 82 percent is Tibetan. As what James Hilton wrote in his book Lost Horizon, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, lush green forests and beautiful blue lakes, so harmonious and fairness, it’s a real Shangri-la, a true paradise existed in the world. Traveling from the warm, bustling Kunming and reaching the utopia world with dreaming of peace, you’ll find your Shangri-La and experience the myth for yourselves.

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Meili Snow Mountain
5 Days Shangri-La & Meili Snow Mountain Pilgrimage Tour

Highlights: Meili Snow Mountain, Golden Sunrise, Mingyong Glacier, Dongzhulin Monastery, First Bend of Jinsha River, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Local Tibetan Family Visiting

No words can be fully described this trip! In 5 days, it covers the best of Shangri-La, an earthly paradise with incredible scenery depicted in the famous novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton; and it also includes a holy pilgrimage journey to Meili Snow Mountain, which is about 176 kilometers in the northwest of Shangri-La. Meili Snow Mountain has 13 peaks all over 6,000 meters and among them, the highest peak Kawagebo is at 6740 meters, regarded as the most beautiful mountain in the world and it is the “God of Meili Snow Mountain”. What attracts travelers most is the amazing golden sunrise shining upon the snow-capped holy peaks that you should not miss it during your trip. More experience and highlighting attractions are designed into the itinerary...all are worth your time to explore!

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Sacred Waterfall
7 Days Shangri-La Tour with Meili Snow Mountain & Yubeng Village Hiking

Highlights: Meili Snow Mountain, Yubeng Village Hiking, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Dukezong Old Town, First Bend of Jinsha River...

There is a saying going among hikers and outdoor enthusiasts - “If you don’t go to paradise, then go to Yubeng.” Yubeng Village, about 38 kilometers away from Meili Snow Mountain, is a secret and mysterious Tibetan Village hidden on the pure land at the foot of Meili Snow Mountain. This 7 days Shangri-La tour belongs to the in-depth exploration about all highlights in the earthly paradise with extension to Meili Snow Mountain for golden sunrise and unbelievable trekking trips to Yubeng Village. It takes about 3 to 4 days trekking into, around, out this holy village. The trekking will be tough with some challenges of your body, BUT, it will reward you breathtaking scenery, making you traveling in heaven. It will surely be the journey from “hell” to “heaven”! Dare to try?

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Yading Pearl Lake & Mount Chianrezig
8 Days Shangri-La & Daocheng Yading Tour for “Lost Horizon” Seeking

Highlights: Lijiang Ancient Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Local Tibetan Family Visiting, Yading Nature Reserve

Where is the “land of idyllic beauty” described by James Hilton in his significant novel “Lost Horizon”? Shangri-La meaning the “Sun and Moon in Heart” and Daocheng Yading praised as the “Last Pure Land on Our Blue Planet” are the place narrated by James, where to easily appreciate the most idyllic landscape of towering snow mountains, dense ancient forest, shimmering alpine lakes, carpet-like flowery meadows, grazing and playing herds of sheep, cows and horses, temples & monasteries, and so forth. All the beauty, brightness, quietness, peace and harmony there is the simple and best thing for your seek of the real “Shangri-La” dreamed by anyone.

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Meili Snow Mountain
5 Days Shangri-La & Meili Snow Mountain Pilgrimage Tour

Highlights: Meili Snow Mountain, Golden Sunrise, Mingyong Glacier, Dongzhulin Monastery, First Bend of Jinsha River, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Local Tibetan Family Visiting

No words can be fully described this trip! In 5 days, it covers the best of Shangri-La, an earthly paradise with incredible scenery depicted in the famous novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton; and it also includes a holy pilgrimage journey to Meili Snow Mountain, which is about 176 kilometers in the northwest of Shangri-La. Meili Snow Mountain has 13 peaks all over 6,000 meters and among them, the highest peak Kawagebo is at 6740 meters, regarded as the most beautiful mountain in the world and it is the “God of Meili Snow Mountain”. What attracts travelers most is the amazing golden sunrise shining upon the snow-capped holy peaks that you should not miss it during your trip. More experience and highlighting attractions are designed into the itinerary...all are worth your time to explore!

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Sacred Waterfall
7 Days Shangri-La Tour with Meili Snow Mountain & Yubeng Village Hiking

Highlights: Meili Snow Mountain, Yubeng Village Hiking, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Dukezong Old Town, First Bend of Jinsha River...

There is a saying going among hikers and outdoor enthusiasts - “If you don’t go to paradise, then go to Yubeng.” Yubeng Village, about 38 kilometers away from Meili Snow Mountain, is a secret and mysterious Tibetan Village hidden on the pure land at the foot of Meili Snow Mountain. This 7 days Shangri-La tour belongs to the in-depth exploration about all highlights in the earthly paradise with extension to Meili Snow Mountain for golden sunrise and unbelievable trekking trips to Yubeng Village. It takes about 3 to 4 days trekking into, around, out this holy village. The trekking will be tough with some challenges of your body, BUT, it will reward you breathtaking scenery, making you traveling in heaven. It will surely be the journey from “hell” to “heaven”! Dare to try?

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Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Trails
4 Days Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Tour with Shangri-La Highlights

Highlights: Tiger Leaping Gorge, Ganden Songtsam Monastery, Bita Lake, Shudu Lake

Shangri La, known as the Garden of Eden, is a great place to experience some spectacular and interesting landscape and culture which can't see in other parts of the world. After touring Shangri-La, go to take the lifetime hiking - Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek which takes 2 days to go.

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Xizhou Old Town View
8 Days Classic Yunnan Photography Tour

Highlights: Lijiang Ancient Town, Three Pagodas, Erhai Lake, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park

Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La are the three ancient cities on the Yungui plateau. They are the dreamland offering you awesome photography sites to capture the diverse Yunnan.

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Pudacuo National Park
5 Days Lijiang & Shangri-La Best Highlights Tour

Highlights: Lijiang Ancient Town, First Bend of the Yangtze River, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Tibetan Family Visit

In this trip, you will explore two of the most charming places in Yunnan: Lijiang - the Kingdom of Naxi People & Shangri-La - Garden of Eden! In this 5 days Lijiang & Shangri-La best highlights tour, you’ll grasp every second to enjoy yourself on the incredible land - have a panoramic view of Lijiang Old City, explore the authentic Naxi Village to feel the special Dongba Culture, visit Songzanlin Monastery and Pudacuo National Park, and take a light hike to Tiger Leaping Gorge that is the world's deepest gorge. You will just find the tour fabulous every moment!

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Lugu Lake & Mosuo People
7 Days Yunnan Paradise Tour to Lijiang, Shangri-La & Lugu Lake

Highlights: Lugu Lake, Lijiang Ancient Town, First bend of Yangtze River, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Pudacuo National Park, Songzanlin Monastery

Paradise is still the most commonly used word to describe "Yunnan", especially the northwestern Yunnan. In one week, you can visit several popular destinations on this incredibly pure land, like Lugu Lake, Lijiang, Shangri-La and Tiger Leaping Gorge. There are many activities and awesome experience designed in this tour - hike around Lugu Lake and deep into mysterious matriarchal society, throw yourselves in a piece of pure Tibetan land at an altitude of 3450 meters, and in between check out profound ancient towns in Lijiang. Moreover, boating, walking, local ethnic family visiting, bonfire party are covered in this itinerary...Why not come?!

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Ashima Featured Limestone Rock
5 Days Kunming Exploration & Paradise Trip to Shangri-La

Highlights: Stone Forest, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Dukezong Old Town, Pudacuo National Park, Shudu Lake

Shangri-La, called “Little Tibet”, is where you really start to breathe in the Tibetan world, with a population of 82 percent is Tibetan. As what James Hilton wrote in his book Lost Horizon, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, lush green forests and beautiful blue lakes, so harmonious and fairness, it’s a real Shangri-la, a true paradise existed in the world. Traveling from the warm, bustling Kunming and reaching the utopia world with dreaming of peace, you’ll find your Shangri-La and experience the myth for yourselves.

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Zhoucheng Tie-dye
7 Days Dali Lijiang Shangri-La Inspiring Tour with Ethnic Culture Seeking

Highlights: Dali Old Town, Xizhou Ancient Town, Lijiang Old Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo National Park, Dukezong Tibetan Old Town

Yunnan is a paradise on earth with more than breathtaking natural scenery, but brilliant ethnic culture, colorful folk customs as well as traditional craftsmanship. This 7 days tour is the unique tour specially designed for travelers who not only want to explore the iconic attractions in classic destinations (Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La), but also do something special with involvement in Bai, Naxi and Tibetan people’s life. You’ll see deeply and experience more! It will be once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Yading Pearl Lake & Mount Chianrezig
8 Days Shangri-La & Daocheng Yading Tour for “Lost Horizon” Seeking

Highlights: Lijiang Ancient Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Local Tibetan Family Visiting, Yading Nature Reserve

Where is the “land of idyllic beauty” described by James Hilton in his significant novel “Lost Horizon”? Shangri-La meaning the “Sun and Moon in Heart” and Daocheng Yading praised as the “Last Pure Land on Our Blue Planet” are the place narrated by James, where to easily appreciate the most idyllic landscape of towering snow mountains, dense ancient forest, shimmering alpine lakes, carpet-like flowery meadows, grazing and playing herds of sheep, cows and horses, temples & monasteries, and so forth. All the beauty, brightness, quietness, peace and harmony there is the simple and best thing for your seek of the real “Shangri-La” dreamed by anyone.

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Lijiang Old Town Full View from Wangu Tower
6 Days Best of Yunnan Tour (Lijiang, Shangri-La, Kunming)

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Black Dragon Pool Park
11 Days Amazing Yunnan Tour

Kunming / Stone Forest / Yuanyang / Jianshui / Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-La

Yunnan is an amazing land with the most magical and diverse attractions, like unique ethnic groups, snow-capped holy peaks, ancient tiny villages and exquisite temples, species of flora and fauna...It’s hard to comprehend all that Yunnan can offer until you get here. This 11 days amazing Yunnan tour covers all the stunning highlights in Yunnan, including Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-La, and Stone Forest, Yuanyang Rice Terraces and Jianshui Old Town. From east to west, from south to north, Yunnan is definitely the paradise perfectly Interpreting the harmony between nature and human. Come to Yunnan and travel with us to witness how amazing the vast land is!

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Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club
8 Days Yunnan Golf Tour with Stunning Landscape Sightseeing in Leisure

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In this trip, you will explore two of the most charming places in Yunnan: Lijiang - the Kingdom of Naxi People & Shangri-La - Garden of Eden! In this 5 days Lijiang & Shangri-La best highlights tour, you’ll grasp every second to enjoy yourself on the incredible land - have a panoramic view of Lijiang Old City, explore the authentic Naxi Village to feel the special Dongba Culture, visit Songzanlin Monastery and Pudacuo National Park, and take a light hike to Tiger Leaping Gorge that is the world's deepest gorge. You will just find the tour fabulous every moment!

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