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Private Day Trip of Shangri-La with Monstery Visit
"Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8am. Then visit Ganden Monastery the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace"". Built in 1679 it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture it is also the most important monastery in southwest China.After lunch you will visit Napahai Lake it is 3270 meters (10728 ft.) above sea level and covers 660 square kilometers (254 square miles). Approximately 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-La
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Private Day Trip of Shangri-La with Monstery Visit
"Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8am. Then visit Ganden Monastery the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace"". Built in 1679 it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture it is also the most important monastery in southwest China.After lunch you will visit Napahai Lake it is 3270 meters (10728 ft.) above sea level and covers 660 square kilometers (254 square miles). Approximately 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-La
From $95.00
 
6-Hour Tour: Discover Lijiang
"Your tour guide and vehicle will pick you up from your hotel at about 8:30am. You will first be guided to see the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which is about 40-minute drive away from the city of Lijiang. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain stretches 22 mile000 feet (5500 meters) above sea level and looks like a gigantic dragon clad in white snow all year round. You will have access to it by cable way. Then you will visit Baisha village which is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Lijiang City. Its unique characters and precious historical artifacts particularly the mural attract visitors from both China and abroad. An authentic Chinese lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch break
From $298.00

More General in Zhongdian

Landscapes

When the travel is more important than the final destination.I absolutely loved Zhongdian, but the trip to there was breathtaking.The road is not the best one and it gets worse and worse while going...
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xaver
Oct 06, 2007

Local daily life

Street scenes while walking around the town on early morning: this has been my favourite thing in Zhongdian.People in local dresses ging to the temple, going to the market, washing clothes, it just...
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xaver
Oct 06, 2007

What is this idiot doing?

It was a bit of rain in the morning. I was the ONLY TOURIST walking on this moist meadow, everybody else was taking a horse ride, except me! This little girl was trying to sell me the horse ride...
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vigi
Aug 13, 2004

Little Gansters

A few stalls down, I smell something really nice... Guess what? Deep Fried Spicy Potato. After I paid for my One Yuan stick of potato, these boy told me that they actually charge 0.5 Yuan for locals,...
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vigi
Aug 13, 2004

Song Zan Lin Monastery

Second day morning, 13Sep2003, I took bus #3 to this Tibetan Monestary. Located 5 km away, less than 30 mins by bus from ZhongDian city, this is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan...
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vigi
Aug 13, 2004

Dragon Cloud Guest House

First thing upon arrival of ZhongDian was to find a place to sleep, was 5pm already. With only a name on hand, that a traveller I met in Kunming gave and recommended me, I asked around and found this...
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vigi
Aug 13, 2004
 
 
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Famous "Bus Cross River" Scene

Road conditions in Yunnan always unexpected. On the way back from Bai Shui Tai, we had to pass through this running stone river. This van here got stuck, passengers all came down to remove rocks...
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vigi
Oct 20, 2003

Bai Shui Tai (White Water Terrace) - Part II

Finally, I am here!!! YooHoo...... This is SO BEAUTIFUL! 2,380 metres above sea level, mountains, clouds at the back of this yellow terrace, simply breathtaking. Most likely, we were the first group...
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vigi
Oct 16, 2003

Bai Shui Tai (White Water Terrace) - Part I

OK. Here is the second security check on the way up to BaiShui Tai... These kids were playing in a corner. They ran to me immediately when they saw me, asking "Do you want to see Naxi dance?" "Do you...
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vigi
Oct 16, 2003

Street Vendors, again...

Finally, arrival in Bai Shui Tai. Before one can enter the attractions, you must as usual pass through the guard: which is group of street vendors. They're selling me fruits, sun flower seeds, corn,...
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vigi
Oct 16, 2003

Rural Area

It took 3 hours by bus to Bai Shui Tai. On the way to, we drive through really rural mountain areas. These local people are so cute that whenever there's outsider passes by, they will stop their work...
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vigi
Oct 16, 2003

14Sep2003 Morning

This is my 3rd day, woke up early 6am in the morning, took a shower while everybody still in bed, and I opened the guesthouse's main door to slip out. Why so early? Because there's only one bus to Bai...
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vigi
Oct 16, 2003

YooHoo... Many Many Yaks!!!

Finally, I managed to get close to these yaks. So many here... I could not believe my eyes! I think there are almost 100 of them! No strings attached! I remembered I was very exicited when I saw the...
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vigi
Oct 15, 2003

Moist Meadow

These people (including my taxi driver) were trying hard to sell me the horse ride (more commission maybe) and forgot to sell me the entrance ticket. I don't like riding horse on a fixed path, I...
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vigi
Oct 15, 2003

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"Yunnan Travel 2004 - ZhongDian"
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"The Holy Birds of Peace in Shangri-La"
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"A Mysterious Paradise"
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