10 Days off the beaten track tour around Shangrila
Day 1 . Shanghai -Lijiang MU5867(15:50/19:30)
Shanghai Hongqiao to Lijiang Sanyi airport
Visit Lijiang old town and Local vegetable market at Lijiang old town.
Day 2 . Day tour around Lijiang
Visit Black dragon pool park, Baisha village and Shuhe old town.
Special experience: Learn Naxi culture at Baisha village
Day 3 . Lijiang -Dali
Drive to Dali, Visit Zhoucheng Local market, you can also see how the Tye-die is made at the village, Enjoy the view of Pagoda and take photo from outside of the 3 pagoda park, Drive to Dali and check in hotel. Relax, in the late afternoon Visit Dali old town, climb to the top of the city wall to enjoy the birdview of the old town. Walk around old town and the foreigner’s street in Dali old town. over night at Dali old town.
Special experience: Visit Zhou cheng market& Dali old town
Day 4 . Dali- Shaxi old town
Drive to Xizhou, Visit local morning market& bai family’s courtyard and Try tradtional 3-Course tea of Bai Minority, visit 1000 years old buddhism temple and grotto, Monkey forest and Enjoy relaxing walking in the virgin forest. Drive to shaxi to see the last best preserved old village on the ancient Tea and horse road, enjoy the cozy time at Shaxi , Over night at Shaxi old town.
Special experience: Nice rock formation on shibaoshan mountain and Unique old Shaxi old town.
Day 5 .Shaxi-Tacheng
Visit Shaxi Local minority people’s old house and the old town, drive to Tacheng, visit Shigu and first bend of Yangtze river , Monument of the red army , Iron chain bridge, Drive to Tacheng and enjoy nice farming view from the car.
Special experience: Visit the firstbend of Yangtze river
Day 6 .Tacheng-Cizhong village
Get up early, We will have a Visit of Golden monkey national park where you will see the treasure of China. Drive to Lisu village on the mountain, The Lisu village and culture was listed as a intangible heritage by The government, Drive to Cizhong, Visit 150 years old Catholic churth that was buit by french people. Cizhong is known as a possible origin of shangrila. Because there are 4 different Religion coexist together: Dongba religion, Tibetan buddhsim and Catholic religion. Over night at Cizhong Local guesthouse
Special experience: See the Gloden monkey and Try the red wine that was made by french Missionary.
Day 7. Cizhong- Feilaisi
Drive to Feilaisi, Relax at hotel and enjoy sunset of Holy meili mountain.
Special experience: Watch sun-set view of Meili mountain
Day 8 . Feilaisi- shangrila
Enjoy sun rise of Holy Meili mountain (6740m above sea-level)also known as the sunrise on the golden summit), The mountain is located in the southern Tibet, Its the most beautiful mountain in the world, and the top is still un-conquered by humankind, Enjoy spectacular view of Baimang snow mouontain on the way. Over night at Shangrila.
Special experience: if the weather is good, You will see the sunrise on Meili mountain. The Sunrise on the golden summit
Day 9. Aug. Day tour at shangrila
Visit Songzanlin monastery -the biggest Tibetan Tibetan buddism temple in the world, Visit Shangrila old town and the prayer wheel . Join the Tibetan dancing with local people at Yueguang square after dinner.
Special experience: Join the Tibetan dancing at the square.
Day 10. 14, Aug. Shangrila-Lijiang then Lijiang to Shanghai by Mu5868(20:10/23:10)
When arrive Lijiang, Enjoy the free time at Lijiang old town, transfer to Lijiang airport after dinner, Finish your Amazing trip in Yunnan.