Zhongdian, known to local residents by the Tibetan name Glaythang and now officially recognized as "Shangri-La", is the home of the Songzhangling Monastery, founded by the 5th Dali Lama some 300 years ago. Annexed into Yunnan in the 1950’s, the surrounding countryside remains some of the most scenic in all of China.
(Beijing, Xi'an, Lijiang, Yunnan's Shangrila, Hong Kong)
Visit the top sights of China, including one of the most popular emerging destinations: Yunnan Province. From the dramatic mountains and old town of Lijiang, to the remote monasteries of Shangri La, this tour is sure to inspire.
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