Meili Snow Mountain
Meili Snow Mountain is also called Nushan mountain, located 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) northeast of Deqin County in Yunnan province. Meaning “Drug mountain” in Tibetan. Where the three famous rivers, namely the Jinsha, Mekong (Nu) and Salwen (Lancang) flow. The mountain is stored with a large number of rare drugs.
Among the hundreds of summit groups, there are 27 summits with the elevation of more than 5000m above the sea level and 6 summits at 6000m above the sea level. The main summit Kawa Gebo has an elevation of 6740m above the sea level. The mountain under the permanent snow layer is the heaven of various vertically distributed animals and plants, and the bare rock layer and the red roil are in the dry and hot valley under the mountain and at the river bank, fully demonstrating the stereoscopic climate and the stereoscopic landform. From here, you can also see the Lancangjiang Meli Gorge with long steep wall.
The most splendid view is of the Kawagebo Peak, the highest in Yunnan Province rising about 6,740 meters (22,112.86 feet). It is still a virgin peak for no one has ever reached the top. Meili Snow Mountain is one of the most sacred mountains of Tibetan Buddhism. Kang Karpo Peak means the God of Snow Mountain in Tibetan, and is a holy land for worshiping.