Explore Shangri-La
Unending adventures in electrifying Shangri-La

In the "Shangri-La" of Shangri-La, you can experience the colorful and magical charm of Tibetan culture. You can feel the hospitality of local Tibetans. Wandering around the hotel, you can reflect on the history and the architectural features. The snow covered holy land will give you a memorable experience. The Baiji Temple blessing, early bird market experience and special Tibetan food tasting launched by the hotel will be your most worthwhile experience.

Natural Beauty
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Natural Beauty

Diqing is a China captivating regions. Scenic spots like White Horse Snow Mountain is named the State Natural Reserve.

  • Sublime beauty surrounds Shangri-La in every direction, near and far.
  • National Parks
  • Lakes, gorges and canyons
  • Grasslands
  • Photography safaris
  • Local flora and fauna; botanical tours
  • Farm visits
  • Mushroom picking
  • View of the snow mountains and Shangri-La City from the Rooftop Garden
  • Courtyard gardens
Quick Facts
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Quick Facts

Shangri-La, a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, means "the sun and the moon in the heart" in Tibetan. It is located in the northwest of Yunnan Province and the hinterland of Hengduan Mountain Area of Qinghai Tibet Plateau, and is the junction of Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet; With a total area of 11613 square kilometers, Shangri-La governs 7 townships and 4 towns. Shangri-La appeared in the British writer, James Hilton's novel "The Lost Horizon" in the 1930s and was yearned for by the world. The Tibetan area of Shangri-La has a long history and beautiful natural scenery. It has Pudacuo National Park, Dukezong Ancient City, Kadansongzanlin Temple, Tiger Leaping Gorge and other scenic spots.

Transportation
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Transportation

Located in the city center of Shangri-La; Shangri-La Resort, Shangri-La is an excellent hub from which to experience the area. Whether you are trying to arrange for a private car, hail a taxi, or find directions to a nearby bus line, our hotel staff are there to help you and ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time.

Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture

Songzanlin temple
Gadan Songzanlin temple is the largest Tibetan Buddhist temple in Yunnan Province. It is also one of the famous temples in Kang district and the center of yellow religion in Sichuan and Yunnan. It plays an important role in the whole Tibetan region and is known as the "little potala palace". The temple is built close to the mountain and looks like an ancient castle. It is a masterpiece of Tibetan plastic arts. It is also known as the "Tibetan Art Museum"

dukezong ancient city
dukezong ancient city has a history of more than 1300 years. It is the best preserved and largest Tibetan residential group in China. Dukezong ancient city is built on the mountain. The road surface is uneven. It is paved with some old stones and natural terrain. By 2021, there are still deep horse hoof prints on the stone road, which is a keepsake left by the caravan for time. For the caravans crossing the ancient tea horse road, the ancient city of dukezong is an important town on the ancient tea horse road and the first stop of the caravans after they entered Tibet. This is a very comfortable section of the road. In 2001, dukezong ancient city was approved as a famous historical and cultural city in Yunnan Province

Pudacuo National Park
Pudacuo National Park, located in the center of the "Three Parallel Rivers" World Natural Heritage in Northwest Yunnan, is composed of two parts: Bitahai Nature Reserve, an internationally important wetland, and the zhidu Lake scenic spot in Haba area, a "Three Parallel Rivers" world natural heritage. It is mainly composed of Bitahai, zhidu lake, and militang subalpine pasture. It is also one of the main tourist attractions in Shangri La

Explore the Landscape
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Explore the Landscape

Whether strolling leisurely through the cobblestone streets of the ancient town or trudging through the majestic mountains, the whole Shangri-La is full of inspiring adventure to be discovered. This is a place full of exciting adventures that challenge the body and the mind. This is a mysterious place for internal and external exploration.

  • Shangri La is a "Utopia"
  • Shika Snow Mountain
  • Meili Snow Mountain
  • Songzanlin Temple
  • Dukezong Ancient City
  • Pudacuo National Park
  • Wheel Mandala
  • Local traditional culture
  • Napahai Wetland Park
  • Stories of Pursuit and Discovery of Balance
Biodiversity
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Biodiversity

Diqing a botanist dream with more than 15,000 species of higher plants. For hundreds of years, naturalists have trekked Yunnan's landscape in search of prize finds.

  • Naturally organic and ecological at high altitude
  • 7,000 natives plant species in highlands
  • Culinary offerings
  • Chef's Garden
  • Market visit
  • Tibetan pig and chicken farm visit
  • Farm to table cooking lessons
  • Experiences with HYLANDIA Ambassadors around flora and fauna
  • Gardens including Winter Garden
Culture & Spirituality
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Culture & Spirituality

With 13 distinct ethnic groups harmoniously living here, Diqing is known for its cultural diversity and spiritual significance.

  • Diqing Prefecture has long been a legendary and mysterious destination
  • 13 ethnic minority groups live here harmoniously with nature and each other; 34% of population is Tibetan
  • 1 of the 8 holy mountains for Buddhists is located here
  • Incredible artisans with knowledge passed down for generations
  • Ancient Tea Horse Caravan Trail
  • Tibetan Buddhism & Lamaseries
  • Thangka art
  • Mandalas
  • Ethnic minorities & national costumes
  • Embroidery and woven craft
  • Tibetan calligraphy and meditation
  • Handicrafts (wood, silver, pottery and jewellery)
  • Cultural dancing
  • Tea lounge experience
  • Resident artists
  • Authentic, special experiences arranged by hotel / ambassadors (e.g. visit with high lama; home visit, etc.) both on and off property

Address

No. 1 Chicika Street, Jiantang Town, Shangri-La, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture<br />Yunnan Province 674499 China

Phone

(86 887) 899 8998

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