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Shangri-la Trips and Travel Ideas

Shangri-la, a city in the northwest of Yunnan Province, is nestled in the Himalayan ranges. It is home to Tibetan people and in their language, Shangri-la means “the sun and the moon in heart”. It is true that this land was given snow-capped mountains, beautiful grasslands and the Asia’s mightiest rivers. In 1939, the British novelist, James Hilton, revealed its beauty to the world in his book “Lost Horizon". This Earthly Eden became to be known. It is a perfect destination for an escape from the city’s crowds and bustling. The high-speed railway from Lijiang to Shangri-la and onto Lhasa in Tibet will be completed in years. That will increase its popularity sharply. Come with ETripChina and see Shangri-la in your own eyes. We have insight tour of Shangri-la, Yunnan tours including Shangri-la, or long vacations from here onto Tibet.

Recommended Shangrila Tours

  • Lijiang Ancient Town

    Classic Yunnan Tour in 9 Days – Kunming, Dali, Shaxi, Lijiang and Shangri-la

    Heritage; Ancient Village; Buddhist Art; Gorge; Monastery; Lake; Ancient Architecture;

    Northwest of Yunnan is a magical world with ancient villages, sacred temples, simply beautiful scenery and communes of many ethnic minorities - Tibetan, Naxi, Yi, etc. Take insight view of Dali, Shaxi, Lijiang, Shangri-la and enjoy an unforgettable tour with us.
    On Request
  • Yuanyang Rice Terrace

    Deep Discovery of Yunnan in 11 Days – Kunming, Dongchuan, Jianshui, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-la

    Heritage; Mountain; Biking; Buddhist Art; Gorge; Monastery; Lake;

    This tour combines the best sites in Yunnan through Kunming, Dongchuan, Jianshui, Yuanyang, Dali, Lijiang and Shangrila etc. You can see different things including the red land of Dongchuan, the stone forest, the terraced rice fields of Yuanyang, the old city of Lijiang, Lake Erhai, the Songzanlin Monastery, Tibetan villages and beautiful residences in Jianshui etc.
    On Request
  • Endless rooftops of Lijiang ancient town

    Beijing and Southwest of China in 14 Days

    Heritage; Great Wall; Panda; Palace; Buddhist Art; Monastery;

    This two-week tour starts from capital of Beijing and travels to the southwest of China. We visit the magnificent heritage sites in Beijing; Follow the footprints of ancient Tea-horse Road for a insight view of local culture of Naxi and Tibettan People; Have a close touch of Pandas in Sichuan; Enjoy the incredible landscape of southwest of China.
    On Request
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