4 Days Shangrila City Discovery Tour

Located in the midst of the Three Paralell Rivers, Shangri-La in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is a sacred scenic region blessed with majestic mountains. This tour will let you visit the typical scenery in Shangri-La county including the Songzanlin Monastery, Pudacuo Natonal Park, Jiantang Ancient Town and the largest Prayer Wheel.


  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery in Shangri-La.
  • Explore the ethnic culture at locals.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Shangri-La Arrival
  • Day 2: Shangri-La
  • Day 3: Shangri-La
  • Day 4: Departure from Shangri-la

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Dalian Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Dalian

Upon your arrival, met by tour guide and escorted to your hotel. Then explore this city on your own.

Day 2 Shangri-La

Sightseeing and Activities: Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Jiantang Old Town, Guishan Park, Nixi Pottery Village
Accommodation: Shangri-La
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Ganden Sumtseling Monastery in Shangrila

In the morning, our guide will pick you up feom hotel to visit the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. After lunch drive to Nixi Pottery Village and visit a Tibetan Family to experience local life.

Visit the Old Town of Shangri-La also wellknown as Jiantang Old Town and the Guishan Park behind the old town. Witness the largest prayer wheel in the world which located on the top of Guishan(Tortoise Hill) Park.

Have dinner in Tibetan family, enjoy butter oil tea and Tibetan food.

Day 3 Shangri-La

Sightseeing and Activities: Shudu Lake in Pudacuo National Nature Reserve Park, Napahai Lake
Accommodation: Shangri-La
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, head to visit the Pudacuo National Park, which is notable as the first national park in China. It is mainly comprised of Shudu Lake, Militang Grassland, Bita Lake. Shudu Lake is a famous pasture, herds of yak and goat grazing beside the lake. Militang Grassland is located between Shudu Lake and Bita Lake with lush grass in meadow. Bita Lake, regarded as a pearl of the Plateau, is an intact natural attraction with outstanding landscapes.(Note: Bita Lake in Pudacuo National Park are closed for tourists due to maintenance from 3th September, 2017. The administrative office of Pudacuo National Park hasn’t confirmed when they will be open exactly.)

Then move on to visit Napa Lake which is located in the northwest of Shangri-la County, 8 km away from the county, it is a seasonal mountain lake.

Day 3 Shangri-La Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:

On this day, be free until the tour guide escorts you to the airport for the flight to your next destination. Service ends!

Service Excluded:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.