Chengdu-Daocheng Yading- Shangri-La - Lijiang -Dali 8days Tour
chengdu - Kangding- Daocheng- Shangri-La -Lijiang -Dali
The tour itinerary:
1-day: Chengdu-Ya’an-Erlang Mountain-Kangding, overnight in Kangding(2000 meters level) Set off from Chengdu in the morning, pass Ya’an, get through the Erlang tunnel, and pass Luding, go to Paoma Hill of Kangding, on the way enjoy the scenery of Erlang Mountain and Dadu River. The whole journey is 300 kilometers and will take you seven and eight hours. Overnight in Kangding Karakal Hotel
2-day: Kangding-Zheduo Mountain-Xinduqiao -Yajiang .overnight in Yajiang town(2700 meters above the sea level)
After breakfast, by bus out of Kanding, climb over the Zheduo Mountain which is 4300 meters over the sea level, then come into the Xindu bridge, enjoy the Xindu scenery which is called the photographers’ heaven , then into Gao Er Shi mountain , arrive at Yajiang in the afternoon. The whole journey is 150 kilometers with Asphalt Road, by bus six hours. Overnight in Yajiang.
3-day: Yajiang-Litang-Daocheng-Riwa overnight in Riwa village(3000 meters above the sea level)
After breakfast by bus to Daocheng, climb over the Jianzi Bay Mountain which is 4000 meters above the sea level, Kazila Mountain , when arriving at Litang go through Litang prairie , Daocheng prairie, climb over the famous Haizi mountain scenic area, arriving at Daocheng, on the way enjoy Jianzi Bay mountain, Kazila mountain, enjoy the magnificence of thousand’s long Sichuan-Tibet road. Visit Litang prairie ,and the highest city-Litang to visit Haizi scenery to enjoy the huge ancient glacier sites . it is 300 kilometers from Yajiang to Daocheng, except about 40 kilometers’ gravel road, the rest are all asphalt road, it will take about seven to right hours. From Litang to Riwa it is all gravel road about 80 kilometers but the road is very smooth and will take about one and a half hours.
Overnight in Angel hotel or the same star hotel.
4-day: Riwa-Chonggu Temple-Luorong cattle farm-Daocheng Overnight in Daocheng(3700 meters above the sea level)
After breakfast by one-hour bus to the entrance of Yading. Then on horse or on foot to climb up the mountain to the Chonggu temple, enjoy the scenery of Chonggu and magical mountain Xian Nai Ri, then on horse or on foot to Luorong cattle farm, visit magical mountain Yang Mai Yong and Xia Luo Duo Ji, Luo Rong cattle farm( whole way horse fee 130 RMB at your own expense, on May day the fee may be grown a little bit). After lunch on horse or by foot back to Yading village, by bus back to Daocheng. Overnight at Daocheng Yading hotel.
5-day: Daocheng-Xiangcheng-Zhongdian overnight in Zhongdian(3200 meters above the sea level)
After breakfast go to Zhongdian, it will take about ten hours. The whole road is asphalt and gravel road. Overnight at three star hotel such as Bita hotel or the same class in Zhongdian.(if the road condition is not very well we can transfer to Derong then to Zhongdian. The added car fee as a result of this will be at your own expense, and the other fees are all at your own expense ).
6-day: after one-day tour in Zhongdian then head to Lijiang. Overnight in Zhongdian (3200 meters above the sea level)
After breakfast go to visit Zhongdian Shuodu lake, Napa sea, Yila prairie and Songzanlin Lamasery, then go to Tiger Leaping gorge, then by bus to Lijiang. Overnight at the three star hotel such as Senlong hotel, Black and White water hotel , the whole journey is about 2oo kilometers, which are all asphalt road.
7-day: Lijiang-Dali overnight in Dali
After breakfast, free time at Lijiang ancient city, you can enjoy the snacks, coffee, bridge, flowing water, local traditional things of the ancient city. In the afternoon go to Yulong snow mountain . overnight as the sixth day.
8-day: Lijiang-Dali overnight in Dali
Visit Dali ancient city, foreign street , southern city floored building, look into three pagodas of the Chongshen temple, by the cableway to visit Cangshan, overnight at three star Cangshan restaurant or Mingzhu hotel in Dali. The tour ends, visitors choose to head to Kunming or Lijiang , out company will book the air tickets and accommodation for you.the end tour.