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Lijiang Tacheng Cizhong Meili Shangri-la

The Three Parallel Rivers area of Yunnan encompass a majestic land hemmed in by the mighty Yangtze,
the free-flowing Mekong, and the wild Salween.
Many of the  twenty-five different ethnic minotities currently living in Yunnan can be found in this area,
which features snow-capped peaks more than 6000m high,glaciated gorges,and terraced rice field.

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1

Songtsam Linka Lijiang

Pick up from Lijiang Sanyi International Airport.
If able to arrive early, take part in a Dongba calligraphy class to learn about the Naxi hieroglyphic language and ancient Naxi culture
Welcome dinner at the hotel.
Lijiang

2

Songtsam Lodge Tacheng

After breakfast, depart for Tacheng passing the First Bend of the Yangtze River and visiting Shi Gu Village on the way (1.5-hour drive)。
Stop off for lunch at a local restaurant or opt for a lunch box.
Continue onto Tacheng along the valley of the Yangtze River and arrive in the afternoon. Once checked in, relax and take in sights of the beautiful rice and flower fields and the surrounding ancient village (2-hour drive).
Dinner at the lodge.
Tacheng

3

Songtsam Lodge Tacheng

After breakfast, visit the Dharma Cave and take a walk along the road of pilgrimage (30-minute drive).
Return to the lodge for lunch.
Visit Hada Village in the afternoon to learn how to make soy milk and tofu with a local family in their courtyard.
Dinner at the lodge.
Tacheng

4

Songtsam Lodge Cizhong

After breakfast, visit the Yunnan Golden Monkey National Park and hike for 1-2 hours into the nature reserve.
Drive to Cizhong along the scenic upper Mekong River (4-hour drive).
Have lunch at local restaurant or opt for a lunch box.
Arrive at Cizhong in the afternoon and explore the nearby Catholic Church.
Dinner at the lodge (option to join the church mass after dinner – available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday evenings).
Cizhong

5

Songtsam Lodge Meili

After breakfast, depart for Meili stopping off at Qudengge, where local people get the “key” to worship Kawagebo (1.5-hour drive).
Check in and have lunch at the lodge.
In the afternoon explore the surrounding village and visit a local family to learn how to print Tibetan prayer flags
Dinner at the lodge.
Meili

6

Songtsam Lodge Meili

Experience the golden sunrise over Kawagebo.
After breakfast, take part in a small ceremony paying homage to Kawagebo with the prayer flags printed yesterday.
Daily activity plan - choose one of the following:

*Plan A (only valid from May to Oct): Follow in the footsteps of plant hunters to the alpine pasture and discover the local way of life.

*Plan B: Day hike into Baima Snow Mountain area for 4-6 hours with a lunch box.

*Plan C: Ride a bicycle or take a leisurely walk along the road around the Feilaisi viewing platform, which faces Meili Snow Mountain.

Free leisurely time in the afternoon to relax.
Dinner at the lodge.
Meili

7

Songtsam Linka Shangri-la

Experience the golden sunrise over Kawagebo.
After breakfast, depart for Shangri-La visiting Dongzhulin Monastery and the Moon Bay of the Jinsha River on the way.
Stop off at Songtsam Lodge Benzilan for lunch.
Continue onto Shangri-La and stop off at Napa Lake in the afternoon.
Check in and have dinner at the hotel.
Shangri-la

8

Songtsam Linka Shangri-la

After breakfast, visit the Songzanlin Monastery.
Return to the hotel and enjoy an outside BBQ lunch overlooking the monastery.
In the afternoon, explore the hotel grounds and take a leisurely walk into the surrounding valley or visit Dukezong Old Town.
In the evening, visit a local Tibetan family home to sample butter tea, try local delicacies, and enjoy a farewell hotpot dinner together.
Shangri-la

9

After breakfast, transfer to Diqing Shangri-La Airport.

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