10 Days Explore Chengdu-Kham(Yading)—Shangri-La—Lijiang Tours

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Day 1 Chengdu / Kangding (376km, 6-7hrs)Hotel pick up. Morning drive to Kangding, go through Er'lang Tunnel, along Da-Chu river. Upon arrival at Kangding, explore this town, enjoy the mountain scenery and visit the local people. After dinner, enjoy a soak in the hot springs at Erdaoqiao. Overnight.Day 2 Kangding / Tagong / Yajiang / Litang (306km, 5-6hrs)In the early morning, visit Anjue monastery and enjoy a rare chance to see their morning ceremony! Drive on to Litang. Today's journey from Kangding to Litang will take you approximately 5 hours (306km). En route have a stop at Xinduqiao ' heaven for photography' and Tagong Monastery. Litang with over 3000m high altitude is one of the highest towns in the world. Afternoon visit the large Litang Chode Monastery, which is built for the third Dalai Lama. The monastery here is now home to 1400 Yellow Hat sect monks. Overnight at Litang Gaocheng Hotel .Day 3 Litang / Daocheng / Yading (250Km, 6-7hrs)Today we will reach the highlight of this journey - Yading Nature Reserve, home to three sacred Tibetan mountains. Tibetan Buddhists believe that making a kora around these mountains brings them favor with the gods. The scenery here easily rivals that of national parks of the west such as Yellowstone and Yosemite in terms of spectacular, pristine mountain scenery. Overnight at tent hotel.Day 4 Yading Nature ReserveHorse-riding to Chonggu Temple, see the scenery of Chonggu Temple and holy peak Xiannairi. From Chonggu Temple trekking up to Drolma-la tso ( Pearl Lake) or ride a horse about 15minutes. Pearl Lake is the best place to view the holy peak Xiannairi. You can still choose the local sightseeing bus to explore around. Late afternoon drive back to Daocheng. Overnight at Yading Hotel or same level other hotels.Hike 2 hours (4km) from Longtongba to Chonggu Temple, then take a 30 minute ride in an electric buggy to arrive at Luorong Pasture (4180m). From here you will hike or horseride up to Milk Lake and Five-Color Lake for breathtaking views of the three sacred peaks: Mt. Jampelyang (5958m), Mt. Chanadorje (5958m) and Mt. Chenresig (6032m). Return to Longtongba and transfer to Riwa by green bus for Today we take the green bus to Longlongba, then hike for 2.5 hours to Pearl Lake enjoying grand views of snow-covered mountains,glaciers and rivers. Pearl Lake is nestled in the beautiful upper valley of Chenresig’s north face and lies at about 4000m above sea level. Return to Longtongba for overnight.Day 5 :-Yading- Xiangcheng- (190km) (B, L, D)Spend a full day driving from Xiangcheng to Yading (approx. 8 hours). Along the way, you will enjoy wonderful panoramas of barley fields, rushing rivers, expansive grasslands and snow-covered peaks. Day 6:  Xiangcheng-Zhongdian-- (300km) (L, D)Spend a full day driving from  Xiangcheng, stopping for a hike in Birang Gorge on the way. Overnight in Shangri-LaDay 7 : Shangri-La Day Tourpick up hotel to visit Songzanlin monastery and Local Tibetan family(test local foods, Yak butter tea, Yak cheese, Tsangba). Na park lake and Tibetan vallige(Overnight Shangri-La) Day 8: Shangri-La to Lijiang(185km)Pick up from hotel to take 2hours car to Tiger Leaping Gorge,First bend of Yangtze River,Shigu Town.(Overnight Lijiang)Day 9: Lijiang Day TourMorning visit local famer market,Lijiang old town, Mu palace,Black dragon pool,Dongba museum,Baisha Naxi villageDay 10: Morning drop to Lijiang airport and Departure Lijiang.

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