Let's go to… Shangri-La!!!(Oct1-8)

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A Travelers Society original trip.

This is your chance to take a stunning trek through lands scattered with sacred waterfalls and monasteries into mystical Shangri-La, check out the gorgeous golden peak of Mt. Meili, considered by many to be the most beautiful snow covered mountain in the world, visit the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge, check out the magnificent ancient city of Lijiang (a UNESCO World Heritage site), immerse yourself in Tibetan culture, and more!!! This is Yunnan at its best!!

 

OUR ADVENTURE IN PICTURES:

We will be doing one of the coolest treks in the world…

 

…making our way to the mystical land of Shangri-La…

 

…immersing ourselves in Tibetan culture…

 

…visiting the world famous Tiger Leaping Gorge…

 

…checking out the gorgeous, ancient city of Lijiang…

…and much more!!!

Dates: October 1 to 8 (during the October holiday week)

 

Day  1 – October 1

  • Hop on our flights and meet in Shangri-La

  • Check in to a Tibetan-Style guesthouse

 

Day 2 – October 2

  • Set off on a 6 hour journey through grasslands, lakes and laid-back Tibetan villages

  • Arrive and check in to our hotel with stunning views of Mt. Meili’s peak

 

Day 3 – October 3

  • Wake up early and set out for the magnificent Feilai Temple to catch the sunrise

  • Return, have a good breakfast and hop on the bus for an hour

  • Start hour 6 hour trek towards Shangri-La

  • Spend the night in a Tibetan style guesthouse

 

Day 4 – October 4

  • Get up early and start our trek through grasslands and forests to Xiaonong Basecamp

  • Continue our trek, check out the awesome “Iced Lake” aka the Heart of Mt.Meili

  • Head back to our guest house

 

Day 5 – October 5

  • Get up early and start our trek through sacred waterfalls and forests

  • Continue our trek, passing through beautiful mountains and along Ninong canyon

  • Check in our hotel with amazing views

 

Day 6 – October 6

  • Hop on the bus and head towards Zhongdian

  • Visit the biggest Tibetan Monastery in Yunnan

  • Check out a massive prayer wheel

  • Check in to a Tibetan-style guesthouse

 

Day 7 – October 7

  • Hop on the bus and head to Tiger Leaping Gorge

  • Check out the beautiful scenery

  • Hop on the bus and head to the ancient city of Lijiang

  • Arrive in the magnificent ancient town of LIjiang

  • Go out for some drinks in the ancient town

 

Day 8 – October 8

  • Check out Lijiang city

  • Head to the airport and catch our flight back home

THIS IS AS UNIQUE AS IT GETS!!!

 

Transportation:

Included - Insured private bus with A/C

Not included - Flights

 

Suggested Flights:

Depending on your departure point and schedule.

 

Shanghai (Pudong) – Kunming – Shangrila MU5812

October 1 - 16:30 - 21:50 - est. price 2500 RMB *

 

*Other direct flights will become available in the coming months.

 

Lijiang – Shanghai (Pudong) JD5665

October 8 - 15:45 - 19:05 est. price 2700 RMB

 

Please book your flights. It’s really easy with www.ctrip.com! They even have an app. (If you need us to book your tickets, a booking fee of 100 RMB per ticket will apply, paid directly to the booking agent. Our agent will contact you within 24 hours of confirmation.)

 

*You must arrive at the arrival time of the suggested flight or slightly earlier and meet us at the airport, and leave on the suggested flight or slightly after the departure time.  If your travel arrangements do not allow for this, you will have to arrange for your own transportation.

 

About the trek:

This trek is considered “medium difficulty," suitable for people with an average level of fitness. Beginners welcome!

 

Meals:

Not Included - Local specialty meals

 

Accommodation:

Included - 5 nights -  Days 1,2,5-7 - Clean double occupancy rooms in local homestays included in the price. If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 850 RMB per person total for 5 nights.

 

Included  - 2 nights - Days 3 & 4 - Clean hostel dorms included in the price. If you wish to room alone on D3&4, the single occupancy fee is an extra 850 RMB per person total for 2 nights.  Rooms will be booked on a first come first served basis.

 

Please note that single occupancy availability may be limited. (If needed, we can help you find someone to share. Pairings in this case are distributed in order of request submission. If there is an uneven number of travelers, the extra single occupancy fee may apply.)

 

 

Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 4,999 RMB or 5,499 RMB if deposit paid after August 17

 

Deposit: 2,500 RMB

*Full payment must be made by August 30.  (Registration is still open after this date.)

 

Includes:

Ground transportation, accommodation (double occupancy or dorm) , trekking permits, entrance tickets, admission fees, organizing fees, scouting and preparations, airport pickup and drop off (with recommended flight), driver allowance, insurance, a Chinese/English speaking guide, local guide, a trip of a lifetime and lots of fun!!!

 

Does not include:

Flights, meals, drinks, other personal expenses

 

What you need to bring:

PASSPORT, camera/gopro, sunscreen, backpack, toiletries, small daypack, sunglasses, trekking sticks, water bottles, iodine pills to disinfect water flip flops, quick dry towel

 

Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 4,999 RMB or 5,499 RMB if deposit paid after August 17

Deposit: 2,500 RMB

*Full payment must be made by August 30. (Registration is still open after this date.)

Includes:

Ground transportation, accommodation (double occupancy or dorm) , trekking permits, entrance tickets, admission fees, organizing fees, scouting and preparations, airport pickup and drop off (with recommended flight), driver allowance, insurance, a Chinese/English speaking guide, local guide, a trip of a lifetime and lots of fun!!!

Does not include:

Flights, meals, drinks, other personal expenses

What you need to bring:

PASSPORT, camera/gopro, sunscreen, backpack, toiletries, small daypack, sunglasses, trekking sticks, water bottles, iodine pills to disinfect water flip flops, quick dry towel

 

Payment methods: 

1) ICBC Bank Transfer

2) Alipay / Wechat Pay

3) Secure online payment

PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards

4) Cash on Delivery

Cancellation & Disclaimer: 

If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to 40 days before departure and no refund after that. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events, etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions.

FAQs?

Why are there are many places that claim to be Shangri-la? 

The place we will visit, claims this name and fits the description and geographical location of the city mentioned by James Hilton, who made it famous. There are a number of resources online if you would like to know more.

This is it… Your opportunity to take a trip of a lifetime!!!

To Book this trip, please click: http://2f7.me/3dpvo

Have a question?

email us: info@travelers-society.com

call us: (21) 6241077  (Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 18:00, except holidays)

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Undecided? Check out a video of some of our previous trips :)