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Shangri-La Attractions

Diqing, also named Shangri-La, is a famous area with numerous natural landscapes and unique Tibetan customs. The attractions listed below cover the top tourist resources in Shangri-La: the sacred monasteries and lamaseries, the magnificent snow mountains, the unique terrace in Baishuitai, the simple villages, and the peaceful lakes.

If you want to experience unique Tibetan customs and appreciate the wonderful natural landscapes, you can choose one of our Shangri-La tours to discover Shangri-La’s beauties.

Most Popular Shangri-la Attractions

Songzanlin Lamasery

Song Zanlin Lamasery This is the largest Tibetan Buddhist temple complex in Yunnan Province. It is called the Little Potala Palace. In 1993, it was listed as a Key Provincial Protection Unit of Cultural R..

Lake Bita

Overview Bitahai Lake is regarded as a pearl of the Plateau, the most charming view is the tower-like hill and this clear, peaceful water. Such the particular water, flowers and animals form two pecul..

Lake Napa

Overview Lake Napa Wetlands, or Lake Napa Nature Reserve (aka Lake Napa), lying in the valley of a high mountain plateau situated about 3270 m above sea level and covering 660 sq km , is located about..

Baishuitai

Overview Baishuitai With an altitude of 2,380 meters (7,808 feet) above sea level, the Bai Shui Terraces area wonder made bythe daedal hand of nature at the foot of Haba Snow Mountain.Being 103 kilom..

Nixi black Pottery Village

Overview A song praising Shangri-La is very popular among the Tibetans, and it reads: “the place that the sun first shines upon is called Jietang (which means Shangri-La in Tibetan language) of t..

Mingyong Glaciers

Glacier is located in Deqen county, northwest of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province and is 48 kilometers from the county seat. The Mingyong Glacier derives from Mount Kang Karbo, the main..

Meili Snow Mountain

Basic Facts Meili Snow Mountain is a holy land of pilgrimage for Tibetan Buddhists, and ranks the first among the eight sacred mountains in Tibet (the eight sacred mountains: Mount Benri, Moerduo Mountai..

Gedan Eastern Grove Monastery and Feilaisi Monastery

Overview monastery Feilai Temple is along the Yunnan-Tibet Highway. It is 10 kilometers away from the downtown area of Deqin County. Situated to the east of Meri Snow Mountain, Feilai Temple is the be..

White Horse Snow Mountain

Overview Baimang Snow Mountain, also called White Horse Snow Mountain, is situated at the south-eastern part of Deqin County of Yunnan province. The highest peak in the reserve area is Zhalaqueni Pe..

Shudu Lake

Overview Shudu Lake (also known as Shu Dugang Lake) is in the north-east of Shangri-La County in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province which is 35 kilometers away from the county. ..

Haba Snow Mountain

Overview snow mountain Haba Snow Mountain is located in the south-eastern part of Shangri-La County, 120 kilometers away from the urban area. It was sharply raised by the Himalayan orogeny and the su..

Yubeng Village

Overview Located in Yunling Township, Deqin County of Yunnan Province, Yubeng Village is a beautiful and wonderful place. If you want to visit this wonderful place, you need to walk or ride a horse for 1..