Your tour guide will welcome you at the airport on time and pick you to the hotel on a private car.
Painted over a thousand years ago, the murals combine the cultures of Han, Tibetan and Naxi people displaying the life stories of the Tibet Buddhism, Confucian and Taoism.
As one of the deepest and most marvelous gorges, Tiger Leaping Gorges are located 105 kilometers away from Zhongdian/Shangri-La County. Spring is the best time to visit, as melting snow flowing down from mountains makes the river turbulence at its peak.
Your hiking continues in the early morning today. You will hike from Tina’s Guest House, passing through many natural scenic spots, including Guanyin Waterfall, Jinsha River, the middle part of Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Not only is a place of beautiful scenery, White Water Terrace one of the birthplaces of Dongba Naxi culture. Occupying an area of about 3 square kilometers with green plants and springs setting off each other, just like a "field in heaven".
Shudu Lake is located in northeast of Shangri-la and it is one of the largest fresh water lakes on the Diqing plateau. The lake is surrounded by a forest of fir, spruce and silver birch, and is home to lots of wild animals such as bears, golden cats, deer and pheasants.
Songzanlin Lamasery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province. Occupying an area of 33.3 hectares, Songzanlin was built in the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa and represents the Tibetan culture, housing buddhist statues and many precious cultural treasures.
Zhongdian Old Town is filled with Tibetan style old houses. Although it is now under renovation to match the old town of Lijiang, this old town still has plenty of small charming streets to be explored.
Today, you will be transferred to Kunming and then reach the airport. The guide will help you check in and see you off at the security gate.