Shangrilaa Culture Trek
Discover the warmth and hospitality of the Tibetan people who welcome strangers with
a cup of fragrant yak tea. The Shangrila Culture Tour provides fascinating insights
into Tibetan life and its many unique traditions and customs by taking you on a walk through the postcard-perfect village scenery and natural landscapes. The village ladies showcase the elaborate techniques used for spinning fur into long threads and weaving treasured rugs and warm clothes for the winter.
Drive 98 kilometres east from Banyan Tree Ringha and pass the beautiful valley of Tibetan, Yi and Naxi villages. Baishuitai is located at the foot of the Haba Snow Mountain and is one of the biggest white water terraces in China. The terraces resemble large white marbles, and the locals believe these beautiful formations were created by fairies.
Sonzanling and Old Town Tour
Drive 16 kilometres west to visit a sacred world hidden in reverence.
Songzanlin Lamasery is Yunnan Province's largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery and one of 13 famous monasteries in Tibetan Kham. Receive blessings from the High Lama and bring home a Tibetan Blessing Scarf known as a Khada.
After your visit to a covert universe, drive on to the base of Shiga Mountain and have a walk through the deep gully, till the edge of the Napa Plains.
The tour ends with a delicious lunch at Dukezhong Old Town.