Located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, the "big triangle" area of Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet, Shangri-La is the "Eden in dream" and one of the most popular tourist destination in Yunnan. With an average altitude of more than 3,000 meters, here enjoys the pleasant climate all the year round. With the most charming natural scenery, unique melting snow-capped mountains, canyons, grasslands, alpine lakes, forests and national customs, it gains the reputation of "Alpine Garden", "Animal Kingdom", "Non-ferrous Metal Kingdom".
As a popular Chinese saying goes: "The earliest sunrise is seen in Shangri-La and the most unique place is also there". If you don't go there, you couldn't understand that feeling. The most popular sightseeing in Shangri-La are: Meili Snow Mountain, Bitahai Lake and Songzanlin Monastery. Meili Snow Mountain is a snow-capped mountain, but also a famous Holy Mountain of Tibetan Buddhism. With crystal clear water, rare wildlife, rich variety of green foliage, pure white snow-capped mountains, white clouds and blue sky, the nature reserve of Bitahai is just like a picturesque painting drawn by the nature. Songzanlin Monastery is the largest Tibetan Buddhism monastery in Yunnan Province, gaining the fame of "Little Potala Palace".
A visit to Shangri-la is really a relaxed tour close to nature.