Shangri-la Travel Guide
Located at point where Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan all meet, Shangri-La County is administered by Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. In the past, it was called Zhongdian or "Jiantang" in Tibetan. In ancient times, it together with Batang (in Tibet) and Litang (in Sichuan) was the fiefdom of the three sons of a Tibetan King. In 2002, Zhongdian changed its name to Shangri-La.
The region is inhabited by many different ethnic groups, with the Tibetans comprising the majority of the population. There you will have an opportunity to experience Tibetan life and learn about their lifestyle, religion and cuisine. The unique scenery, highlighted by plateaus, together with the fascinating ethnic culture makes the land very attractive and charming to visit.
Shangri-La is rich in natural resources from valuable herbs to rich mineral deposits (including gold, silver, copper, manganese and many other rare metals) to abundant animal resources (such as golden monkeys, leopards and musk deer). This is a land full of natural wonders.
As a Chinese saying goes, "The earliest sunrise is seen in Shangri-La; and the most unique place is also there". Once you visit, you will fully appreciate the meaning of this saying. In addition, the warm welcome of the residents of this land will make you feel at home.
- Tour Code: YN-0224
- Days: 14
- Destination: Kunming-Dali-Jianshui-Shaxi-Shangri-La
- Tour Code: PT139
- Days: 7
- Destination: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la
- Tour Code: LN12
- Days: 12
- Destination: Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-Shangri-La
- Tour Code: LS286
- Days: 8
- Destination: Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-Shangri-la
- Tour Code: dl1230
- Days: 6
- Destination: Dali-Shangri-la-Lijiang