Daocheng Yading Tour

Standing at Southwest Sichuan Province and close to the border of Northwest Yunnan Province, Daocheng Yading Scenic Area is honoured as "the Last Shangri-La", world-famous for unique original natural sceneries, a number of snow-capped mountains, glacier-red lakes, and forested valleys, where it is worth spending a couple of days walking, riding, cycling, or camping.

Most Popular Daocheng & Yading Tour Packages

3rdpole.com has elaborated the top four travelling routes to Daocheng Yading Natural Reserve with crystal-clear lakes and holy mountains. Moreover, you can also travel further to the picturesque Xinduqiao, majestic Meili Snow Mountain and the Oriental Alps - Mount Siguniangshan.

Quick Facts of Daocheng & Yading

  • Altitude:

    Dacheng(3,700m), Yading Village(3,900m), Chonggu Temple(3,900m), Luorong Pasture(4,200m), Five-color Lake(4,500m), Milk Lake(4,800m)

  • Best Time to Go:

    All Year Round (especially spring and autumn)

  • What to See:

    Three Holy Mountains (Chenresig, Chanadorje and Jampelyang), Three Sacred Lakes (Pearl Lake, Five-color Lake and Milk Lake), Kora around Chenresig, etc.

  • How to Go:

    Tourists can go to Daocheng Yading Airport by flight from Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian and Luzhou and take the shuttle bus to Shangri-La town, or take a long-distance bus from Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus station to Daocheng Bus Station and get on the regular bus to Shangri-La town, finally boarding a scenic bus to Yading Nature Reserve.

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