Explore the real Shangarila 10 days tourTour Code:TSG-DCYD-1001
Start in:Chengdu End in: Chengdu
Tour HighlightsThis exploration tour will take you to the real Shangri-La in the world. The most attractive spots Daocheng and Yading Nature Reserve will show you the charming Shangri-La. Join with us and experience the breathtaking landscape of mysterious land. Driving 6/7 hours per day.
Day 1 Arrival at Chengdu
Chengdu airport pick up and transfer to hotel. Afternoon have a good rest on your own. Overnight: Chengdu Caesarean Hotel.
Day 2 Chengdu sightseeing
Morning around 08:30 pick you up from your hotel to Jinsha Site museum, which is located in the northwest of Chengdu, 5KM from downtown. Jinsha Site was discovered in Feb.2001, and it was the most significant archaeological discovery in the 21 century in China. Covering a total area of 300.000 square meters, the Jinsha Site Museum is a place for visitors to closely observe the excavation of archeological spot and a perfect place to learn the glorious Chinese culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom.
After Chengdu snacks as lunch, visit Wuhou Temple, which is built for memorial of one Shu kingdom premier during Three Kingdom period. Have a short walk at old Jinli street next by, houses along this street keep Chuanxi style. Then drive to visit Chengdu Songxianqiao Art Market, where you will find Chinese old paintings, unique Shu Brocade and Embroidery, bamboo products and antique staffs, ect. Late afternoon drive to Wenshu Monastery, have the wonderful taste of the vegetarian food at the Monastery for dinner. After dinner enjoy the cultural show - Sichuan Opera at Tea house, which lasts for 1.5 hours. Overnight: Chengdu Caesarean Hotel
Day 3 Chengdu-Rilong-Danba, 350km, 7.5-8hours
Departs Chengdu via Dujiangyan Irrigation System, visit Wolong Giant Panda Natural Reserve in Yingxiu County, across Balang Mountain (4500m, where you will have a good view of Mt.Siguniang. Overnight: Danba Castle(Gubao) Hotel.
Day 4 Danba-Xinduqiao, 145km, 4-5hours
Danba is famous for its own beauty valley with pretty Jiarong branch Tibetan women. Today you will visit the unique Danba Ancient block towers in Suopo, the grand and high one thousand years tower groups, the Dadu river valley, feeling and taste the folks and customs of Jiarong branch Tibet people. Afternoon drive to Xinduqiao via Bamei & Tagong, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way, visit Tagong Monastery. Overnight : Xinduqiao Xiangyun Hotel.
Day 5 Xinduqiao-Daocheng 360km, 8hours
Drive from Xinduqiao to our trip destination Daocheng along Yangjiang, cross 2 high passes over 4000m, arrives at Litang- the highest city in the world, view the Maoya Grassland. Across Rabbit Mountain, the biggest Tibetan plateau Glacier relic, and Haizi Mountain Natural Reserve (4500 m). Arrives at Daocheng late afternoon. Overnight: Daocheng Yungui Hotel.
Day 6 Daocheng-Riwa-Yading Nature Reserve, 118Km, 2hours
Drive to Yading Nature Reserve through Daocheng - Riwa (Shangrila) village after breakfast, the countryside scenery en route is very charming and the road is perfect, it drives approximately 2 hours.
Horse-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. Overnight: Yading village Note: Food at Yading Nature Reserve is package food, and accommodation will be dorm bed or camping.
Day 7 Yading Nature Reserve-Luorong Pasture-Daocheng
See sunrise at Ghonggu Temple, then keep riding horse to Luorong Pasture. It is the best location to pilgrim the three saint peaks of Xiannairi, Yangmaiyong and Xialuoduojie. Afternoon ride horse back to Yading village and drive back to Daochen. Have the famous Rupuchaka hot springs and enjoy the local Tibetan dancing and singing performance. Overnight: Daocheng Yungui hotel.
Day 8 Daocheng-Xinduqiao
Drive back after breakfast, en route pass Litang, Yajiang. Overnight: Xinduqiao Xiangyun Hotel
Day 9 Xinduqiao-Chengdu
Drive back from Xinduqiao via Kangding, along Dadu River and pass Erlang Shan tunnel. Arrives at Chengdu around late afternoon, Check in and have a good rest. Overnight: Chenddu Caesarean(Dilun) hotel.
Day 10 Chengdu airport dropping off.
Chengdu airport dropping off, end the trip.
Private Tour Prices (Based on per person and shown in RMB,see the exchange rate here)
2. Transportation: 4X4 wheel good condition jeep or Minivan;
3. English-speaking guide;
4. 9 nights standard 3* or best available accommodations(twin sharing) hotel;
5. 2 bottles of mineral water disposal in jeep every morning;
6. Travel Insurance.
2. Tips to guides and drivers.
3. All the meals.
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