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Private Highlight of Lijiang Day Trip: One day Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge tour with Black Dragon Pool
"In the morning you will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Lijiang at 8am. It will take about 60km from Lijiang to First Bend on the Yangtze River. It has the amazing gorge scenery and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The village of Stone Drum got its name from a large cylindrical marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.After that you`ll enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch in the restaurant. Continue to drive another 40 km and you will arrive Tiger Leaping Gorge the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River
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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

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Pudacuo National Park

This park’s total area is 1313 square kilometers, of which, 300 square kilometers has been opened out for sight-seeing. This park is in possession of well-conserved landscape resources such as geology...
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Songzanlin Monestary

Every visitor must visit this temple complex. Songzanlin is the largest lama monastery in Yunnan province. Walking in the complex is very relaxing. You can visit each temple and got blessed by the...
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wandering without wondering

On our way back to Dali, on the road we noticed this small tibetan market.Well actually I am still not sure if it was a market or if they were some kind of nomads with hanging dresses just to dry...
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old town

The really best thing you can do in Zhongdian, is just really taking a walk in the old town.The Lijiang old town is worldwide famout as it's unesco heritage, but I enjoyed much more this small...
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Butter Tea

Don't miss te chance to try the tibetan butter tea. It is thick and almost more like soup than tea. It is very creamy (duh!) and strong buttery smell. It is made from yak's milk. It is not my cup of...
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Off to Benzilan and Feilaisi

Hire a jeep, or hop on a bus (prepare winter clothing!) and get closer to Meili.If you hire a jeep, it should cost no more than RMB400 per day.This was the driver I hired: a young tibetan chap and a...
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Gedan Songzanlin Monastery

also called Guihua Monastery, is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan province, built along the mountains with a magnificent facade, the present monastery is a faithful imitation of the...
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The Road Trip

The road trip is a must see activity.. because It's really a must.. you can't avoid it.. It takes about 4-5 hours to go from LiJiang to ZhongDian, and even longer from ZhongDian to Deqin, about 8...
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Yue Liang Wan (Moon Meadow)

It is the "incised meander of Jinsha River" as described on the sign. I guess its not a famous tourist spot cuz it was not in any of the travel books I read. But it has a magnificent view! As far as...
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Song Zan Lin Monastery

Song Zan Lin Monastery is the largest and the most famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan. Built along the mountains with a magnificent facade, the present monastery is a faithful imitation of...
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Dong Ju Lin Monastery

Dong Ju Lin Monastery, one of the 13 largest lamaseries in the Kangzang region, is located in the Baimang Snow Mountain area, 105km away from ZhongDian County with elevation of 3,000 meters. Although...
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BaiMang Snow Mountain - Snow War~

"Hey.. u 2 lazy pigs, wake up! snow war time!" * -- woke up by our driver, we 2 was thrown out of the warm car, to the cold battlefield, and then immediately hit by snow balls. It was never a fair...
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BaiMang Snow Mountain - Snow War!

Snow war is must do when you drive pass BaiMang Snow Mountain. There's a spot where all cars passing by will stop and let the passengers out for some quality snow war time. If I remember it correctly,...
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Baimang Snow Mountain

Between the Golden Sand River and the Lencang River is the Baimang Snow Mountain with perennial snow - capped peaks. An area of 180,000 ha around it is designated as the nature reserve, with a...
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