Exploring Three Parallel Rivers

This trip is for adventurous travelers
looking for an experience encompass physical
and cultural activities
discovers unique wildlife and
explores untouched, wild regions

From the stunning views of
the highest snow peak of Yunnan
to the lush and flowery Mekong valley
this trip takes you through
the heart of Three Parallel Rivers Area
and reveals the living heritage

Trip Schedule - 8N9D

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.

Day Overnight Location Activities
Day 1 Sontsam Linka Lijiang
(2,400m)
Deluxe room
D
- Pick up from Lijiang airport
- Dinner at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
- Refresh at hotel or have a leisure walk around the hotel if arrive early
Day 2 Songtsam Tacheng
(2,020m)
Deluxe room
B,L,D
- Visit Locke's former residence at Xuesong village after breakfast
- Lunch at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
- Drive to Tacheng after breakfast(4 hours), stop at Yangtze River Bend
- Arrive Songtsam Tacheng and have dinner there
Day 3 Songtsam Tacheng
(2,020m)
Deluxe room
B, L,D
- Visit Budda Cave in the morning, and take a walk of the pilgrimage road (2hours)
- Lunch at Songtsam Tacheng
- Visit Hada village and learn how to make soy milk and Toufu in a local family to enjoy the local life
- Dinner at Songtsam Tacheng
Day 4 Songtsam Cizhong
(2,000m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey national park
- Hike for 1-2hours into the nature reserve
- Have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village

- Drive to Cizhong along scenic upper Mekong river
- Visit Cizhong church, join the Mass if on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Day 5 Songtsam Meili
(3,600m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Chini village after breakfast, enjoy the Meili snow mountain from a different poin
- Drive to Songtsam Meili and have lunch there
- Take an easy walk around the lodge to the little village in the afternoon and learn how to print prayer flags in a Tibetan family
- Dinner at Songtsam Meili
Day 6 Songtsam Meili
(3,600m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
- Choose one plan as below:
Plan A: Go to alpine pasture, learn the plants, discover the local way of working and living (4-6hours, only from May to Oct)
Plan B: Day hike into Baima Snow Mountain area for 4-6hours, have simple picnic lunch at scenic spot)
Plan C: Riding bicycle along the road around Feilaisi view platform in the morning, return the hotel and relax in the afternoon
- Dinner at Songtsam Meili
Day 7 Songtsam Shangri-La(lvgu)
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
- Drive to Benzilan, visit Dongzhulin Monastery on the way
- Stop at Jinsha River corner
- Lunch at Songtsam Benzilan
- Drive to Shangri-la, stop at Napa Lake on the way
- Dinner at Songtsam Shangri-La lodge
Day 8 Songtsam Shangri-La(lvgu)
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Songzanlin Monastery in the morning
- Have BBQ lunch
- Free time
- Have farewell dinner 
Day 9 Departure
B
- Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast 

COST
Promo rate: 
RMB19,700/per person (May.1 to Oct.31, 2018)
 (base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms, family and group discount available)

INCLUDES: 
- All land transfers on best‐in‐class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in the itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy 
- All meals from dinner on first day to breakfast on last day 
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea at Songtsam Lodges 
- Service of local guides
 
NOT INCLUDE: 
- Medical, Travel Insurance or Evacuation Insurance plans
- Domestic and International Air fare to Lijiang and from Shangri‐la
- Personal telecommunication / laundry charges
- Excursions and activities not included in itinerary

Searching of Shangri-La

This is an extraordinary place
where China's most unique ethnic minorities
have lived and breathed life into
this last true "Shangri-la" for over 2000 years
Songtsam created this unique
in-depth cultural travel route

松赞林卡酒店是一个依山而建的青灰色的藏式建筑群,按着山腰的走势分布着。这些楼房采用的是藏族传统的石木砌结构,外形端庄稳固、风格古朴粗旷,再配合上室内精致的传统装修、装饰,从内到外,堪称一座藏文化博物馆。为您提供地道、独特的藏式度假体验。

Trip Schedule - 8N9D

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.
Day Overnight Location Activities
Day 1 Sontsam Linka Lijiang
(2,400m)
Deluxe room
D
- Pick up from Lijiang airport
- Activity around hotel if arrive early(Puji temple/Shuhe Ancient town)
- Dinner at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
Day 2 Songtsam Tacheng
(2,020m)
Deluxe room
B,L,D
- Visit Wenfeng temple to learn the frontier culture of Tibetan Buddhism and have a bird view of Lijiang flat from the top of Wenbi mountain
- Lunch at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
- Drive to Tacheng after breakfast(4 hours), stop at Yangtze River Bend
- Arrive Songtsam Tacheng and have dinner there
Day 3 Songtsam Tacheng
(2,020m)
Deluxe room
B, L,D
- Visit Budda Cave in the morning, and take a walk of the pilgrimage road (2hours)
- Lunch at Songtsam Tacheng
- Visit Hada village and learn how to make soy milk and Toufu in a local family to enjoy the local life
- Dinner at Songtsam Tacheng
Day 4 Songtsam Cizhong
(2,000m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey national park
- Visit Shouguo temple, and then have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village
- Drive to Cizhong, visit Cizhong church,  join the Mass if on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
- Dinner at Songtsam Cizhong
Day 5 Songtsam Meili
(3,600m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Yuzhu temple after breakfast, take a bird view of Mekong river
- Drive to Songtsam Meili and have lunch there
- Take an easy walk around the lodge to the little village in the afternoon and learn how to print prayer flags in a Tibetan family
- Dinner at Songtsam Meili
Day 6 Songtsam Meili
(3,600m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
- Go to Feilai temple, enjoy a great view of Meili Moutain, have lunch nearby
- Visit Mingyong glacier, Lotus temple and Prince Edward temple
- Dinner at Songtsam Meili
Day 7 Songtsam Benzilan
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Drive to Benzilan, visit Shusong buddhist nun temple on the way
- Lunch at Songtsam Benzilan
- Rest in hotel, enjoy the afternoon tea
- Dinner at Songtsam Benzilan
Day 8 Songtsam Shangri-La(lvgu)
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Explore Nixi village for traditional black pottery making workshop
- Visit Napa lake
- Have BBQ lunch
- Visit Songzanlin Monastery
- Have farewell dinner 
Day 9 Departure
B
- Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

COST
Promo rate: 
RMB19,700/per person (May.1 to Oct.31, 2018)
 (base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms, family and group discount available)

INCLUDES: 
- All land transfers on best‐in‐class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in the itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy 
- All meals from dinner on first day to breakfast on last day 
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea at Songtsam Lodges 
- Service of local guides
 
NOT INCLUDE: 
- Medical, Travel Insurance or Evacuation Insurance plans
- Domestic and International Air fare to Lijiang and from Shangri‐la
- Personal telecommunication / laundry charges
- Excursions and activities not included in itinerary

Discover the Charming Yunnan-Tibet

The Yunnan-Tibet Route
has always been regarded as
the dream route by travelers since ancient time
The old Chinese saying
'The Yunnan-Tibet route of the Ancient Tea Horse Road is a natural barrier’
indicates how rugged, winding
and difficult this route is
This trip will offer explorers and travelers
a new chance to step onto this route
full of charm and incredible sceneries

松赞林卡酒店是一个依山而建的青灰色的藏式建筑群,按着山腰的走势分布着。这些楼房采用的是藏族传统的石木砌结构,外形端庄稳固、风格古朴粗旷,再配合上室内精致的传统装修、装饰,从内到外,堪称一座藏文化博物馆。为您提供地道、独特的藏式度假体验。

Trip Schedule - 8N9D

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.
Day Overnight Location -  Activities
D1 Sontsam Linka Lijiang
(2,400m)
Deluxe room
D
- Pick up from Lijiang airport
- Visit Locke's former residence at Xuesong village if arrive early
- Dinner at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
D2 Sontsam Linka Lijiang
(2,400m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Dayan ancient town in the early morning to look for a Forgotten Kingdom
- Lunch at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
- Visit Wenfeng temple to learn the frontier culture of Tibetan Buddhism and have a bird view of Lijiang flat from the top of Wenbi mountain
- Dinner at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
D3 Songtsam Linka Shangri-la
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit White Water Terrace after breakfast, pass by Tiger Leaping Gorge
- Lunch at restaurant on the way
- Arrive at Songtsam Linka Shangri-la in the afternoon
- Dinner at hotel
D4 Songtsam Linka Shangri-la
(3,300m)
Deluxe room
B, L, D
- Visit Songzanlin Monastery after breakfast
- Have BBQ lunch
- Visit around Napa Lake in the afternoon
- Dinner at hotel
D5 Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
(3,700m)
Superior Suite room
B, L, D
- Take flights to Lhasa after breakfast (Airfare is included)
- Lunch at Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
- Have 'Lhasa Time' afternoon tea to relax
- Dinner at Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
D6 Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
(3,700m)
Superior Suite room
B, L, D
- Visit Potala Palace
- Have lunch near Barkhor Old Town
- Visit Jokhang Monastery
- Return to hotel, take a rest and have dinner
D7 Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
(3,700m)
Superior Suite room
B, L, D
- Visit Samye Monastery after breakfast
- Visit Trandruk Temple and Mindroling Monastery in the afternoon. Pearl thangka of Trandruk Temple and tibetan incenses of Mindroling Monastery are very famous.
- Dinner at Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
D8 Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
(3,700m)
Superior Suite room
B, L, D
- Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake after breakfast
- Picnic near Yamdrok Tso Lake
- Have farewell dinner at hotel
D9 Departure
B
- Go to Lhasa airport after breakfast

COST
Promo rate:
RMB19,700/per person (May. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018)
(Base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms, family and group discount available
 
INCLUDES: 
- All land transfers on best‐in‐class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- Air ticket from Shangri-la to Lhasa
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in the itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy 
- All meals from dinner on first day to breakfast on last day 
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea at Songtsam Lodges 
- Service of local guides
 
NOT INCLUDE: 
- Medical, Travel Insurance or Evacuation Insurance plans
- Domestic and International Air fare to Lijiang and from Lhasa
- Personal telecommunication / laundry charges
- Excursions and activities not included in itinerary

More Tour Products

Wenfeng Temple

view Lijiang from Wenfeng Temple

Tacheng village

Budda Cave

making soy milk and toufu

Yunnan golden monkey

Dongzhulin Monastery

Niding forest

traditional black pottery making

Songzanlin Monastery

spring of Shangri-la

spring of Shangri-la

Schedule
 
Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate  the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.
 Day  OvernightLocation    Activities  
 Day1  
 Lijiang Sontsam   Linka
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 D
 - Pick up from Lijiang airport
 - Enjoy afternoon tea if arrive early
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day2
 Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Take a leisure walk around the hotel
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Drive to Tacheng, stop at Yangtze River Bend
 - Arrive at Songtsam Tacheng, walk through the villages and beautiful fields around the lodge
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day3
 Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Budda Cave after breakfast, and take a walk of the pilgrimage road
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Visit Hada village in the afternoon and learn how to make soy milk and Toufu in a local family to enjoy the local life (Tacheng is a great place for relaxing with beautiful rice fields, iris, rose, other flowers and villages)
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day4  Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey national park (1h-2h)
 - Drive to Songtsam Benzilan for lunch
 - Visit Dongzhulin Monastery
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day5  Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Take a walk into the forests to experience the dramatic altitude and climati change, hike following Ancient Tea Horse Road to experience history
 - Return to hotel for lunch at 12:30
 - Drive to Songtsam Shangri-la passed by Napa Lake, visit Songzanlin Monastery
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day6  Depart for home
 B
 - Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

Costs
Promo rate:
RMB11,900 for one person (May.1 to Oct.31, 2018)
Base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms.
Family and group discount available!

Cost Includes:
- All land transfers on best-in-class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy
- All meals starting from dinner on first day to breakfast on the last day
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea and drinking water at Songtsam lodges
- Service of local guides

Payment Term And Cancellation Policy:
- 10% payment of total price for order comfirmation (100% for special holiday).
- Full payment is required 15days prior to arrival date.
- Cancellation between 8-14days before arrival date, 10% of total price will be forfeited.
- Cancellation less than 7days before arrival date is not allowed. Changing of date is allowed, validity for one year, and the price will be up to the minute.

Tips:
- It is not recommended for people who have hypertension or heart disease.
- The trip is suitable for no more than 80 years old.
- Sun cream and sun glasses are necessary.
- The disclaimer of outdoor agreement is required to sign.

Yangtze River Bend

Budda Cave

making soy milk and toufu

Yunnan golden monkey

Yanwa fried chicken

Tongle Lisu village

Cizhong church

Qudengge

Meili Mountain

Baima snow mountain

traditional black pottery making

Napa lake

Songzanlin Monastery

ride horses

Schedule

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.

 Day    OvernightLocation    Activities
 Day1    Sontsam Linka Lijiang
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 D
 - Pick up from Lijiang airport
 - Arrive at Songtsam Linka Lijiang
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day2    Songtsam Tacheng   (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Tacheng after breakfast
 - Stop at Yangtze River Bend and Shigu town
 - Arrive at Tacheng lodge
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day3    Songtsam Tacheng   (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Budda Cave after breakfast, and take a walk of the pilgrimage road
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Visit Hada village in the afternoon and learn how to make soy milk and Toufu in a local family to enjoy the local life (Tacheng is a great place for relaxing with beautiful rice fields, iris, rose, other flowers and villages)
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day4    Songtsam Cizhong
 (2,200m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey national park (1h-2h)
 - Have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village
 - Drive to Cizhong along scenic upper Mekong river, Stop at Tongle Lisu village for taking photos
 - Arrive at Songtsam Cizhong in the afternoon
 - Join the Mass after the dinner if on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening
 Day5    Songtsam Meili
 (3,600m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Meili after breakfast
 - Visit Qudengge where to get the “key” to worship Mt. Kawagebo.
 - Arrive at Meili Lodge for lunch
 - Take an easy walk around the lodge to the little village in the afternoon or rest in room
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day6    Songtsam Meili
 (3,600m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
 - Day hike into Baima Snow Mountain area for 4-6hours, and have simple picnic lunch at scenic spot
 - Return the hotel and relax in the afternoon
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day7    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
 - Drive to Songtsam Benzilan
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Explore Nixi village for traditional black pottery making workshop
 - Drive to Shangri-la, have a stop at Napa Lake on the way
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day8    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 -  Visit Songzanlin Monastery
 - Walk to the Valley beside
 - BBQ at Linka Prairie Restaurant
 - Free time
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day9    Depart for home
 B
 - Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

Costs
Promo rate:
RMB10,800 for one person
Departure Dates: 4.18/5.6/5.14/5.22/5.30/6.7/6.15 (may change according to number of people signing up)
Group size is 4-12 persons.Single person is acceptable, supplement RMB5,800. Price for the third person in one room is same as the first and the second person.

Cost Includes:
- All land transfers on best-in-class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy
- All meals starting from dinner on first day to breakfast on the last day
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea and drinking water at Songtsam lodges
- Songtsam guide service within each lodge for private driver-and-guide tour

Payment Term And Cancellation Policy:
- 10% payment of total price for order comfirmation.
- Full payment is required 15days prior to arrival date.
- Cancellation between 8-14days before arrival date, 10% of total price will be forfeited.
- Cancellation less than 7days before arrival date is not allowed. Changing of date is allowed, validity for one year, and the price will be up to the minute.

Tips:
- It is not recommended for people who have hypertension or heart disease.
- The trip is suitable for 18-70 years old.
- Sun cream and sun glasses are necessary.
- The disclaimer of outdoor agreement is required to sign.

cooking outdoors

cooking outdoors

cooking outdoors

alpine plant

makeing specimens

Yunnan golden monkey

Yanwa fried chicken

Tongle Lisu village

Cizhong church

BBQ at Songtsam Cizhong

Qudengge

Meili Mountain

print prayer flags

pray

Tibetan wooden bowl painting

campfire party

traditional black pottery making

traditional black pottery making

Nixi local chicken

Songzanlin Monastery

Outdoor picnic

Songtsam Guide

Highlights
- Pure Nature
Ancient Culture
- Outdoor Activity

Good family trip means travel together. This summer, you could find lots of fun when you come to Songtsam with your children.

Schedule


Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.

 Day    OvernightLocation    Activities  
 Day1    Lijiang Sontsam   Linka
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 D
 - Pick up from Lijiang airport
 - Refresh at hotel or have a leisure walk around the hotel if arrive early, teaching children the knowledge of botany and skill of makeing specimens
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day2    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Tacheng after breakfast
 - Stop at Yangtze River Bend and Shigu town
 - Arrive Tacheng lodge
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day3    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Picking food material from Hada village after breakfast, ensure the quality of material
 - Go to Bazhu Valley for picnic
 - Cooking outdoors. Parents and children will coordinate from washing vegetables, lighting a fire, to cooking local dishes such as Rice in Copper pot. (Making soy milk and tofu instead if the weather is not good)
 - Enjoy the picnic in the Valley
 - Return to hotel with certain plant specimens
 Day4    Songtsam Cizhong
 (2,200m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey National Park. A pleasant walk in the forests will bring us to an up-close view of this cute species. With its clownish pink lips, Yunnan Golden Monkeys (black snub-nosed monkeys), less than 2800 remaining in the wild, is one of the most endangered primates.
 - Have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village
 - Drive to Cizhong, stop at Tongle Lisu village for taking photos, take a 30minutes walk along the Mekong river
 - Arrive at Songtsam Cizhong, Take a walk around hotel or join the mass on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
 - BBQ dinner at hotel
 Day5    Songtsam Meili
 (3,600m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Cizhong church after breakfast
 - Drive to Meili
 - Visit Qudengge where to get the “key” to worship Mt. Kawagebo
 - Arrive at Meili Lodge for lunch
 - Take an easy walk around the lodge to the little village in the afternoon and learn how to print prayer flags in a Tibetan family
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day6    Songtsam Meili
 (3,600m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
 - Ceremony worshiping Kawagebo with the prayer flags printed yesterday at Wunongding
 - Hike into Meili Mountain, close to nature, and pick mushroom under the direction of guide
 - Have a picnic outside
 - Rest at the book bar of hotel
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day7    Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Morning sunrise at Kawagebo 
 - Drive to Benzilan, visit Dongzhulin Monastery on the way
 - Lunch at Songtsam Benzilan
 - Walk around Benzilan village, picking plant specimens
 - Visit Gonjo village and learn Tibetan wooden bowl painting workshop
 - Dinner at hotel
 - Campfire party at night
 Day8    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Nixi Tangdui village after breakfast
 - Explore traditional black pottery making workshop
 - Have a taste of Nixi local chicken
 - Go to Songzanlin Monastery, join the treasure hunt (learn Tibetan flower arrangement at hotel if raining)
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day9    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Go to linka pasture after breakfast
 - Outdoor picnic
 - Ride horses
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day10    Depart for home
 B
 - Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

Costs
Promo rate:  RMB44,000 for one family (2adults&1child)
                      RMB35,600 for 1adult & 1child
Additional person: free for child under 6 years old, RMB8,400 for 6-18 years old shared one room, RMB20,200 for 18 and more or occupy two rooms.

 
Departure Date
6.30
7.1/7.2/7.4/7.5/7.6/7.8/7.9/7.10/7.12/7.13/7.14/7.16/7.17/7.18/7.20/7.21/7.22/7.24/7.25/7.26/7.28/7.29/7.30
8.1/8.2/8.3/8.5/8.6/8.7/8.9/8.10/8.11/8.13/8.14/8.15/8.17/8.18/8.19/8.21/8.22/8.23
Group size is 2-4 families, Chinese or Foreign.

Cost Includes:
- All land transfers on best-in-class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in itinerary
- All accommodation (one family share one room)
- All meals starting from dinner on first day to breakfast on the last day
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea and drinking water at Songtsam lodges
- Service of local guides

Payment Term And Cancellation Policy:
- 10% payment of total price for order comfirmation (100% for special holiday).
- Full payment is required 15days prior to arrival date.
- Cancellation between 8-14days before arrival date, 10% of total price will be forfeited.
- Cancellation less than 7days before arrival date is not allowed. Changing of date is allowed, validity for one year, and the price will be up to the minute.

Lijiang ancient town

Wenfeng Temple

Yangtze River bend

Tacheng village

Tacheng village

Budda Cave

making soy milk and toufu

Yunnan golden monkey

Yanwa fried chicken

Tongle Lisu village

Cizhong grape for making French wine

Mass at Cizhong church

Qudengge

Meili Mountain

book bar of Songtsam Benzilan

stars

Benzilan village

ibetan wooden bowl painting

Songzanlin Monastery

Schedule

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.

 Day    OvernightLocation    Activities  
 Day1    Lijiang Sontsam   Linka
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 D
 - Pick up from Lijiang airport
 - Go sightseeing around hotel if arrive early (Ancient town or Puji temple)
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day2    Lijiang Sontsam   Linka
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Ancient town in the morning to look for Forgotten Kingdom
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Visit Wenfeng temple to learn the frontier culture of Tibetan Buddhism and have a bird view of Lijiang flat from the top of Wenbi mountain 
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day3    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Tacheng after breakfast
 - Stop at Yangtze River Bend and Shigu town
 - Arrive Tacheng lodge for local lunch
 - Take an easy walk around village, enjoy the poetic view of cornfield, highland barley field and millennium ginkgo tree
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day4    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Budda Cave after breakfast, and take a walk of the pilgrimage road
 - Lunch at hotel
 - Visit Hada village in the afternoon and learn how to make soy milk and Toufu in a local family to enjoy the local life (Tacheng is a great place for relaxing with beautiful rice fields, iris, rose, other flowers and villages)
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day5    Songtsam Cizhong
 (2,200m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey national park (1h-2h)
 - Have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village
 - Drive to Cizhong along scenic upper Mekong river, Stop at Tongle Lisu village for taking photos
 - Afternoon tea at Songtsam Cizhong
 - Dinner at hotel, have a taste of Franch wine handmade in Cizhong
 - Join the Mass after the dinner if on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening (or watch documentary about Tibetan history and culture at the book bar)
 Day6    Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Meili for lunch, visit Qudengge on the way where to get the “key” to worship Mt.Kawagebo
 - Appreciate great Kawagebo
 - Drive to Benzilan, across Baima mountain, visit Dongzhulin Monastery on the way
 - Rest at book bar after dinner, watch the stars if the weather is good
 Day7    Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Have a peaceful morning, rest in hotel or walk around village
 - Visit Gonjo village and learn Tibetan wooden bowl painting workshop
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day8    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Shangri-la for lunch, stop at Napa Lake on the way
 - Lunch at Songtsam Shangri-la (lvgu)
 - Visit Songzanlin Monastery, and then enjoy free time
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day9    Depart for home
 B
 - Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

Costs
Promo rate:
RMB10,800 for one person
Departure Dates: 5.8/5.16/5.24/6.1/6.9/6.17 (may change according to number of people signing up)
Group size is 4-12 persons.Single person is acceptable, supplement RMB5,800. Price for the third person in one room is same as the first and the second person.

Cost Includes:
- All land transfers on best-in-class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in itinerary
- All accommodation based on double occupancy
- All meals starting from dinner on first day to breakfast on the last day
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea and drinking water at Songtsam lodges
- Songtsam guide service within each lodge for private driver-and-guide tour

Payment Term And Cancellation Policy:
- 10% payment of total price for order comfirmation.
- Full payment is required 15days prior to arrival date.
- Cancellation between 8-14days before arrival date, 10% of total price will be forfeited.
- Cancellation less than 7days before arrival date is not allowed. Changing of date is allowed, validity for one year, and the price will be up to the minute.

Tips:
- It is not recommended for people who have hypertension or heart disease.
- The trip is suitable for 18-80 years old.
- Sun cream and sun glasses are necessary.
- The disclaimer of outdoor agreement is required to sign.

have a fun with family

Yangtze River Bend

cooking outdoors

cooking outdoors

cooking outdoors

Yunnan Golden Monkey

Yanwa fried chicken

Tongle Lisu village

mass at Cizhong church

Qudengge

burn incense and worship the holy sites

Dongzhulin Monastery

Tibetan wooden bowl painting

campfire party

drifting

stars

traditional black pottery making

observe rare birds

BBQ outdoors

Schedule

Note: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge but please note that changes to our trips can and do occur.

 Day    OvernightLocation    Activities  
 Day1    Lijiang Sontsam   Linka
 (2,400m)
 Deluxe room
 D
 - Pick up from Lijiang airport
 - Refresh at hotel or have a leisure walk around the hotel if arrive early
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day2    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Tacheng after breakfast
 - Stop at Yangtze River Bend. The Yangtze river in winter time is green and clear. Along the first bay of the river, we see also the clean beach, shaped like a new moon.
 - Stop at Shigu town. On every 3rd, 6th and 9th day of each month there are local markets, still characterized with traditional barter trade. Old people from nearby villages sell what their hand-made products and local mountain produces.
 - Arrive Tacheng lodge
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day3    Songtsam Tacheng
 (2,020m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Picking food material from Hada village after breakfast, ensure the quality of material
 - Go to Tacheng Valley for picnic
 - Cooking outdoors. Parents and children will coordinate from washing vegetables, lighting a fire, to cooking local dishes such as Rice in Copper pot. (Making soy milk and tofu instead if the weather is not good)
 - Enjoy the picnic in the Valley
 - Return to hotel for a rest
 Day4    Songtsam Cizhong
 (2,200m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Visit Yunnan Golden Monkey National Park. A pleasant walk in the forests will bring us to an up-close view of this cute species. With its clownish pink lips, Yunnan Golden Monkeys (black snub-nosed monkeys), less than 2800 remaining in the wild, is one of the most endangered primates.
 - Have a taste of special fried chicken at Yanwa village
 - Drive to Cizhong, stop at Tongle Lisu village for taking photos, take a 30minutes walk along the Mekong river
 - Arrive at Songtsam Cizhong, learn to make Tibetan cake and have a BBQ dinner
 - Watch film about Tibetan culture or join the mass on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening
 Day5    Songtsam Meili
 (3,600m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Drive to Meili after breakfast
 - Visit Qudengge where to get the “key” to worship Mt. Kawagebo
 - Arrive at Meili Lodge for lunch
 - Take an easy walk around the lodge to the little village in the afternoon
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day6    Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Morning sunrise at Kawagebo
 - Burn incense and worship the holy sites like Tibetans at Feilai Temple
 - Drive to Benzilan, visit Dongzhulin Monastery on the way
 - Lunch at Songtsam Benzilan
 - Visit Gonjo village and learn Tibetan wooden bowl painting workshop. Benzilan is known for its best-quality wood lacquer in Tibetan area. The complete production process is composed of twelve steps, lasting over half a year. What we experienced is the last one - painting.
 - Walk around the village of Benzilan
 - Dinner at hotel
 - Campfire party at night (at least two families)
 Day7    Songtsam Benzilan
 (1,900m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Go to drifting place at 9:30
 - Learn the skill of drifting with the coach, then begin to drift at 10:00
 - Drifting for 2.5hours with the coach, having fun from it. (Take a walk in the Niding forest instead if the weather is not good)
 - Lunch, afternoon tea, dinner at hotel
 - Watch stars at the platform of hotel if weather is good. Benzilan is located in a valley, with little light pollution, thus an ideal place to watch the stunning starry sky.
 Day8    Songtsam Shangri-la (3,300m)
 Deluxe room
 B,L,D
 - Explore Nixi village for traditional black pottery making workshop
 - BBQ at prairie restaurant of Songtsam Linka
 - Go to Napa lake to observe rare birds, black-necked crane, white-tailed sea eagle, toki and so on
 - Dinner at hotel
 Day9    Depart for home
 B
 - Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast

Costs
Promo rate:  RMB31,200 for one family (2adults&1child)
                      RMB25,200 for 1adult & 1child
Departure Date Is Fixed and according to winter vacation.
Group size is 2-4 families, Chinese or Foreign.

Cost Includes:
- All land transfers on best-in-class local transportation indicated in the itinerary
- All admission fees and activities as indicated in itinerary
- All accommodation (one family share one room)
- All meals starting from dinner on first day to breakfast on the last day
- Drinking water and snacks throughout the trip
- Complimentary soft drinks, local beer, coffee, tea and drinking water at Songtsam lodges
- Service of local guides

Payment Term And Cancellation Policy:
- 10% payment of total price for order comfirmation (100% for special holiday).
- Full payment is required 15days prior to arrival date.
- Cancellation between 8-14days before arrival date, 10% of total price will be forfeited.
- Cancellation less than 7days before arrival date is not allowed. Changing of date is allowed, validity for one year, and the price will be up to the minute.

Linka valley

Songzanlin Monastery

traditional black pottery making

Nixi local chicken

Niding forests

flowers

picnic lunch

Tibetan wooden bowl painting

starry night

D1  Songtsam Linka Shangri-la 3300m B
- Pick-up from Shangri-la airport. 
- Rest in hotel.

D2  Songtsam LinkaShangri-la 3300m B,,L,D
- Visit Songzanlin Monastery after breakfast.
- BBQ Lunch.
- Have a easy walk in the valley.
- Dinner at hotel.

D3  Songtsam Benzilan 1900m B,L,D
- Explore Nixi village for traditional black pottery making workshop.
- Taste Nixi local Chicken Hotpot.
- Arrive at Songtsam Benzilan.

D4  Songtsam Benzilan 1900m B,L,D
- Take a walk into forests to experience the  dramatic altitude and climatic change.
- Have a well picnic lunch at scenic spot.
- Visit Gonjo village and learn Tibetan wooden bowl painting workshop in the afternoon.
- Dinner at hotel.
- Enjoy the starry night at terrace.

D5  Departure  B
- Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast.


Cost

Standard Rate: RMB11,780/ per person
Promo rate:
RMB7,100/per person (Nov. 1 to Dec.19, 2018 & Jan.8 to Feb.3 & Feb.11 to Mar.31, 2019)
RMB8.250/per person (Apr. 1 to 30 & Dec.20, 2018 to Jan.7, 2019)
RMB9,450/per person (May. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018 & Feb.4 to 10, 2019)
Single person should pay double price.
 

Cost Includes
- Driver and SUV or MPV depends on group size.
- Songtsam Guide service within each lodge.
- Admission fees in itinerary.
- Deluxe room of Songtsam Benzilan for 2 nights, Deluxe room of Songtsam Linka Shangri-la for 2 nights.
- Meals in itinerary, drinking water and snacks throughout the trip.
- Travel insurance.

Songtsam Linka Lijiang

Puji Temple

Lijiang Ancient City

lifestyle of Naxi people

Naxi`s feast

Tiger Leaping Gorge

White-Water Terraces

Linka valley

Songzanlin Monastery

D1  Lijiang 2400m
- Pick up from airport to Linka Lijiang.
- Have a leisure walk around the hotel or visit the Puji Temple if arrive early.
 
D2  Lijiang 2400m B,L,D
- Visit Lijiang Ancient City.
- Explore the lifestyle of Naxi people in Lashi village.
- Enjoy a Naxi's feast.
 
D3  Shangri-la 3300m B,L,D
- Drive to Shangri-la after breakfast.
- Have a stop at Tiger Leaping Gorge.
- Visit White-Water Terraces.
- Arrive at Linka Shangri-la.
 
D4  Shangri-la 3300m B,L,D
- Visit Songzanlin Monastery after breakfast.
- Have a leisure walk into the valley beside.
- Riding horses.
 
D5 Departure B
- Drive to Shangri-la airport after breakfast.
 
Cost
Standard Rate: RMB9,900/ per person
Promo rate:
RMB5,950/per person (Nov. 1 to Dec.19, 2018 & Jan.8 to Feb.3 & Feb.11 to Mar.31, 2019) 
RMB6,950/per person (Apr. 1 to 30 & Dec.20, 2018 to Jan.7, 2019)
RMB7,950/per person (May. 1 to Oct. 31, 2018 & Feb.4 to 10, 2019)
Single person should pay double price.
 
Cost Includes
- Driver and SUV or MPV depends on group size.
- Songtsam Guide service within each lodge.
- Admission fees in itinerary.
- Deluxe room of Songtsam Linka Lijiang for 2 nights, Deluxe room of Songtsam Linka Shangri-la for 2 nights.
- Meals in itinerary, drinking water and snacks throughout the trip.
- Travel insurance.

First Visit of Lhasa - 4N5D

D1
- Arrive at Lhasa. Check in at the hotel and rest to adapt yourself to the high altitude.
- Welcome dinner at the hotel.
D2
- Visit Jokhang Monastery after breakfast, and pay respects to Jobo-Sakyamuni , the life-sized statue of 12-year-old Sakyamuni.
- Visit Barkhor Old Town, have Tibetan lunch at Namaste restaurant in the old lane.
- Visit Ramoche Monastery, and pay respects to the life-sized statue of 8-year-old Sakyamuni.
D3
- Visit Potala Palace after breakfast.
- Have Tibetan lunch at Po-Ba-Tsang restaurant, the most popular restaurant in Lhasa.
- Visit Norbu Linka,  the most famous garden in Tibet.
- Watch the historical Tibetan cultural show of Princess Wencheng after dinner at the hotel.
D4
- Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake after breakfast (single ride of 3 hours).
- Visit Gangtuo Temple of Sakya sect.
D5
- Go to Lhasa airport after breakfast.

Cost
Standard Rate: RMB13,250/ per person
Promo rate:
RMB7.940/per person (Nov.1 to Dec.19,2018 & Jan.8 to Feb.3 & Feb.11 to Mar.31,2019) 
RMB9,300/per person (Apr.1 to Apr.30,2018 & Dec.20,2018 to Jan.7,2019)
RMB10,600/per person (May.1 to Oct.31,2018 & Feb.4 to Feb.10,2019)
(Base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms. Family and group discount available!)
 
 
First Visit of Lhasa - 5N6D

D1
- Arrive at Lhasa. Check in at the hotel and rest to adapt yourself to the high altitude.
- Welcome dinner at the hotel.
D2
- Visit Jokhang Monastery after breakfast, and pay respects to Jobo-Sakyamuni , the life-sized statue of 12-year-old Sakyamuni.
- Visit Barkhor Old Town, have Tibetan lunch at Namaste restaurant in the old lane.
- Visit Ramoche Monastery, and pay respects to the life-sized statue of 8-year-old Sakyamuni.
D3
- Visit Potala Palace after breakfast.
- Have Tibetan lunch at Po-Ba-Tsang restaurant, the most popular restaurant in Lhasa.
- Visit Norbu Linka,  the most famous garden in Tibet.
- Watch the historical Tibetan cultural show of Princess Wencheng after dinner at the hotel.
D4
- Visit Ganden Monastery, which is the main monastery of Tsongkhapa, who founded Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
- Take a walk of the pilgrimage road, have a bird view of Lhasa River, visit sky-burial site and Tsongkhapa Cave.
- Have lunch on the meadow around Ganden Monastery (lunch box).
- Visit Sera Monastery, the second largest monastery in Tibet, to watch monks' debating Buddhist scriptures.
D5
- Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake after breakfast (single ride of 3 hours).
- Visit Gangtuo Temple of Sakya sect.
D6
- Go to Lhasa airport after breakfast.

Cost
Standard Rate: RMB16,300/ per person
Promo rate:
RMB9,770/per person (Nov.1 to Dec.19,2018 & Jan.8 to Feb.3 & Feb.11 to Mar.31,2019) 
RMB11,400/per person (Apr.1 to Apr.30,2018 & Dec.20,2018 to Jan.7,2019)
RMB13,000/per person (May.1 to Oct.31,2018 & Feb.4 to Feb.10,2019)
(Base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms. Family and group discount available!)
 
 
Chasing Dream of Lhasa - 5N6D

D1
- Arrive at Lhasa. Check in at the hotel and rest to adapt yourself to the high altitude.
- Welcome dinner at the hotel.
D2
- Visit Jokhang Monastery after breakfast, and pay respects to Jobo-Sakyamuni , the life-sized statue of 12-year-old Sakyamuni.
- Visit Barkhor Old Town, have Tibetan lunch at Po-Ba-Tsang restaurant, the most popular restaurant in Lhasa.
- Visit Ramoche Monastery, and pay respects to the life-sized statue of 8-year-old Sakyamuni.
D3
- Go to Barkhor Old Town after breakfast, learn fabric craft from the local craftsman.
- Have a taste of local food at Mom's cooking restaurant in Barkhor Old Town.
- Finish the fabric craft, take a picture with teacher and pick one craft as a gift.
- Watch the historical Tibetan cultural show of Princess Wencheng after dinner at the hotel.
D4
- Visit Potala Palace after breakfast.
- Back to hotel for lunch.
- Visit Norbu Linka,  the most famous garden in Tibet.
D5
- Go to Barkhor Old Town after breakfast, draw two thangkas under the guidance of craftsman.
- Have Tibetan lunch at Namaste restaurant in the old lane.
- Finish your work of thangkas drawing and take them home as souvenirs.
D6
- Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake after breakfast (single ride of 3 hours).
- Visit Gangtuo Temple of Sakya sect.
D7
- Go to Lhasa airport after breakfast.

Cost
Standard Rate: RMB21,200/ per person
Promo rate:
RMB12,720/per person (Nov.1 to Dec.19,2018 & Jan.8 to Feb.3 & Feb.11 to Mar.31,2019) 
RMB14,840/per person (Apr.1 to Apr.30,2018 & Dec.20,2018 to Jan.7,2019)
RMB16,960/per person (May.1 to Oct.31,2018 & Feb.4 to Feb.10,2019)
(Base on two guests traveling together and double share rooms. Family and group discount available!)


COST INCLUDES
- Driver and SUV or MPV depends on group size
- Service of local guide
- Admission fees in itinerary
- All accommodation at Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
- All meals starting from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day

Baima Dorji

Patrick

Zhang min

Losang

Ayiga

Losang Ciren

Renqing

Yang jiqiong

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酒店将古朴的藏式贵族体验概念融入到硬件舒适的酒店中来,将更多文化性的体验加入酒店体验项目,作为藏文化推广的窗口;
酒店内部由精美的藏族手工艺品点缀,古朴的文化气息扑面而来;酒店服务员专业但不失淳朴的服务,营造出低调古朴的酒店氛围。
酒店将古朴的藏式贵族体验概念融入到硬件舒适的酒店中来,将更多文化性的体验加入酒店体验项目,作为藏文化推广的窗口;
酒店内部由精美的藏族手工艺品点缀,古朴的文化气息扑面而来;酒店服务员专业但不失淳朴的服务,营造出低调古朴的酒店氛围。
酒店将古朴的藏式贵族体验概念融入到硬件舒适的酒店中来,将更多文化性的体验加入酒店体验项目,作为藏文化推广的窗口;
酒店内部由精美的藏族手工艺品点缀,古朴的文化气息扑面而来;酒店服务员专业但不失淳朴的服务,营造出低调古朴的酒店氛围。


酒店将古朴的藏式贵族体验概念融入到硬件舒适的酒店中来,将更多文化性的体验加入酒店体验项目,作为藏文化推广的窗口;
酒店内部由精美的藏族手工艺品点缀,古朴的文化气息扑面而来;酒店服务员专业但不失淳朴的服务,营造出低调古朴的酒店氛围。