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11 Days SIC tour of Grand Shagnri-La Adventure Trekking Tour Yunan Tour |Travel Around Yunnan

11 Days SIC tour of Grand Shagnri-La Adventure Trekking Tour

Enjoy with our SIC tour to explore Tiger Leaping Gorge and Yubeng Village which was called as the trekking paradise for adventures. Know about the trekkers from difference palace and experience the beauty of Shangri-La. 

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Day 1 Apr.15/ Lijiang(2416m)- Arrival   (-/-/-)

Group members will separate arrive at  Lijang.  Own arrange the transfer to hotel.

Check in hotel via names.

19:00 Welcome dinner at hotel.

Accommdation  at Lijiang


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Day 2 Apr.16 / Lijiang- Qiaotou- Tea horse Guesthouse (2200m) (B/L/D)

Early in the morning, guide will pick up you from hotel. Then transfer to Tiger Leaping Gorge via Qiao Town ( 2.5hrs) along the Yunnan- Tibet Road. Take a stop on the way, have a bird view of the First Bend of the Yangtze River, a world-famous geological phenomenon of a V-shape bend

After arrival at the tickets office of Qiaotou Town, star the trekking tour as follows

Trekking route: Qiaotou - Naxi Family G.H.- 28 zigzagging turns - Tea horse G.H.

Trekking time: 5-6hrs   

Lunch & dinner at local guesthouse

Accommodation at Tea horse Guesthouse

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Day 3 Apr.17 / Tea horse Guesthouse - Halfway Guesthouse-Shangri-La (3150m) (B/L/D)

After breakfast,continue the trekking to Halfway Guesthouse ( 1.5-2hrs ) by a flat walk. Enjoy the most beautiful view section of the high train. Take a short break at Halfway G.H. Later process anther 2hrs trekking to arrive at Tina’s Guesthouse. You will see several waterfall on the trail and view of the middle gorge with switchbacks of the Low Road. There is a small climb leading you to a ridge at 2480m. Then the trail descends gradually to Tina's Guesthouse. Have lunch at Tina’s G.H.

After lunch, transfer to Shangri-La (2.5hrs), check in your hotel. Then stroll in Dukezong Old Town where you can see a big pray wheel about 10 meters high and the local house. In the evening, people will gather at here to dance Guochuang Tibetan dancing.

Trekking route: Tea horse G.H.-Halfway G.H.- Tina’s G.H.

Trekking time: 3-4hrs

Accommodation at Shangri-La

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Day 4 Apr.18/ Shangri-La- Deqin -Feilasi (3350m) (B/L/D)

In the morning, visit Songzanlin Monastery, or 'Little Potala' as it is affectionately known, is a spiritual place that invites you to discover the mystery and traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Since the 5th Dalai Lama chose the site through divination in 1679, the monastery has grown into the most important community of its kind in Yunnan. Then drive 4 to 5 hours to Deqin County (3400m altitude) On the way , you will take some photos at the Great Jingsha River Corner it is the famous Great Jingsha River Corner. After turning for 180 degrees here, the Jingsha River flows slowly to Bengzilan. Landscape enjoyment terraces is set up beside the highway as well as the point 4292m altitude in the pass of Baiman Snow Mountain

Upon arrival, check in your hotel nearby Feilaisi Temple.

Accommodation at hotel nearby Feilaisi Temple

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Day 5 Apr.19/ Feilaisi (3350m) (B/L/D)

If the weather is permits, gets up early to enjoy the sunrise of Meili Snow Mountain. (is be called the holy Mountain by the local people. It is considers by 13 peaks. Kangwaboge Peak is the main peak of the mountain with height of 6740m which is the highest point of Yunnan Province. Then make a tour of Feilaisi Temple (it was first built in 1614A.D. The temple is right face the peaks of Meili Snow Mountain. Hence it become the best place to enjoy the amazing sunrise view of Meili Mt. Moreover, you can see the the fresco of ancient Tibetan Buddhism kept well in the temple )  

Continue to visit Mingyong Glacier (located on the foot of the Kagebo, the main peak of the well-known MeiLi Snow Mountains.it is a modern glacier with lowest altitude and lowest latitudes in nowadays' land which is about 11.7km long and over 500m wide. The glacier is composed of 3 parts, repectively in shapes of fan, platform and tongue.

Accommodation at Feilaisi

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Day 6 Apr.20 / Feilaisi- Xidang Village (2620m)- Upper Yubeng Village (3200m) (B/L/D)

Today, further the trekking to Yubeng Village which is located at the foot of the Meili Snow Mountain. This village is divide into upper Yubeng village and lower Yubeng Village. They are separated by a gorge; it takes about 45 minutes to walk from one to the other.

This morning drive from hotel to Xidang Village firstly (1-1.5hrs ). Then star your trekking from here. You will walk up to the mountain pass (3700m) by though the virgin forests (4-5hrs-12km). After take a break at the summit, further another trekking down about 1.5hr to Upper Yubeng.

Accommodation at guesthouse of Upper Yubeng

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Day 7 Apr.21/Upper Yubeng Village - Sacred Waterfall (3700m )-Lower Yubeng Village (3200m)(B/L/D)

Today firstly go down to lower Yubeng village (45m). Then begin your trekking 3.5hrs to Scared Waterfall (3600m) Rumored to cures all ills for people who bathe under it. The Water is freezing cold as it is snow runoff. Most visitors opt to circle the fall three times and drink the water. 

Trekking route:Upper Yubeng Village- Lower Yubeng Village -Sacred Waterfall-Lower Yubeng Village

Total: 12km for 6-8hrs

Accommodation at  guesthouse of Low Yubeng Village

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Day 8 Apr.22/Lower Yubeng Village - Ninong Village (2000m)- Xidang- Cizhong Village (1950m) (B/L/D)

This morning departure from Yubeng Village and head upstream Mekong River to Ninong Village (20km 4.5-6hrsing trekking ) which is a small village nestled at the western banks of the Mekong River. This is a adventure for you since the path is narrow and steep. Much of this trail at the edge of a cliff.Arrive at Xidang, you will take the car and drive to Cizhong Village (2hrs).

Check in the local guesthouse after arrival.

Accommodation at Cizhong guesthouse

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Day 9 Apr.23/CiZhong Village - Weixi - Tangcheng(2800m)(B/L/D)

This morning, visit Cizhong Church it was built in 1909, with duration of 10 years.The building combines the both Chinese and western style, and the courtyard layout is elegant and unique. Afterward, stroll in the local grape garden this village plant a kind of grape name as “ Rose Honey “ and use the grapes to make the wine with a long history which was introduced to this Tibetan region by French and Swiss Catholic missionaries over 100 years ago. Continue drive to Tangchen ( 6hrs ) enjoy the landscape on the way.Check in your hotel in close to the Tacheng Black Snub-Nosed Monkey Park in the later of afternoon.  

Accommodation at local guesthouse in Tacheng

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Day 10 Apr.24/Tacheng-Lijiang (2416m) (B/L/D)

After the breakfast at local restaurant , have a tour of Tacheng Black Snub-Nosed Monkey Park. As a national park integrating primitive ecology, Neolithic sites, religious pilgrimage place, paradise of black snub-nosed monkey and multi-national style, the scenic area is particularly distinguished with the religious culture and temple scenic sports such as the dense forest, valuable and rare animals and Patriarch Bodhidharma's Cave as well as “Re Ba” of Tibetans and customs of Lisu Nationality. Samage Nature Reserve has hundreds of black snub-nosed monkeys, a national Grade I protection animal.

Afterward, further your driving to Lijiang hotel (5-5.5hrs).

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Day 11 Apr.25/ Lijiang Departure

Morning group transfer to Lijiang airport for your departure flight to next destination.(OWN TICETS)

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