8 Days Shangri-La Yubeng Trekking Tour

8 Days Shangri-La Yubeng Trekking Tour by Travel Around Yunnan will be an Authentic Experiences to discover Shanfri-la in depth.Shangri-La means the "sun and moon in heart" in Tibetan. The azure sky, extensive fog-enveloped snowy mountains, steep grand gorges and a boundless stretch of grassland add to its breathtaking beauty and the stunning scenery. The multi-ethnic culture also makes the place very attractive.Yubeng Village This remote Tibetan village and its surroundings have some of the most beautiful views, including the Meilei snow mountain, Glacier Lake and a sacred waterfall.  







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Day 1 Shangri-La - Arrival (-/-/-)

After arrival in Shangri-La airport  by the flight from Kunming , our tour guide will pick up you at airport, and transfer to the hotel.  Free at leisure the rest time of the day to take a good rest.
Meals on your own account
Overnight at Shangri-La

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Day 2 Shangri-La- Deqin (B/L/D)

In the morning, drive 4 to 5 hours to Deqin County (3400m altitude) which is located in the Hengduan mountain at the northwest of Diqing prefecture. It is a town in the intersection of  Yunnan, Sisuan and Tibet. For population, 80% inhabitants are Tibetan.
On the way, visit 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.
Stop to visit Dongzhulin monastery was built in 1667, the sixth year of the Kang Xi Period. Its original name was “Chongchongcuogang temple", meaning “the temple by the crane lake”.) as well as the point 4292m altitude in the pass of Baiman Snow Mountain
Upon arrival,  check in your hotel nearby Feilaisi Temple.
Overnight at hotel nearby Feilaisi

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Day 3 Deqin (B/L/D)

If the weather permits, gets up early to enjoy the sunrise of Meili Snow Mountain. (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 (it is 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. It extends to forest district with an altitude of some 2,660m above sea level.
Take a nice stroll in the Tibetan Village nearby before transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight at hotel nearby Feilaisi

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Day 4 Feilaisi - Xidang Village- Lower Yubeng Village

Today, you star 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.Finally continue walk down 45m to arrive at Lower Yubeng Village
Lunch box on route.  
Overnight at local guesthouse of Lower Yubeng.

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Day 5 Lower Yubeng Village - Sacred Waterfall- Lower Yubeng Village

Today begin the 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. Starts from Lower Yubeng. 6-7 hours round trip
Lunch box on route.  
Overnight at local guesthouse of Upper Yubeng.

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Day 6 Lower Yubeng Village - Ninong Village - Deqin

This morning departure from Lower Yubeng Village and head upstream Mekong River to Ninong Village ( 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.
After the trekking, you will take the car and drive back to Deqin(1.5hrs ). Check in your hotel of Deqin.
Overnight at Deqin

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Day 7 Deqin- Shangri-La

After breakfast , transfer back to Shangri-La ( 4-5hrs ).
In the afternoon, take a tour of Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. Songzanlin Monastery has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace ', so named because the whole monastery is in the traditional style with mysterious atmosphere
Finally Visit Dukezong Old Town where you can see a big pray wheel about 10 meters high on the summit of Guishan and the local house. In the evening, people will gather at here to dance Guochuang Tibetan dancing. During Yifeng, Tiaolu periods of the Tang Dynasty, Tubo government established a stockade village here, named "Dukezhong" meaning City of Moonlight.
Overnight at Shangri-La

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Day 8 Shangri-La Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure before transfer to the airport for your departure flight. 

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