The Banyan Tree Ringha (5*) is located in China's Yunnan province; a mountainous area designated as the official Shangri-La by the Chinese government and is part of Greater Tibet, both historically and culturally. The resort boasts 32 spacious lodges and suites that are traditional Tibetan farmhouses with intricate woodcarvings, smoky fireplaces and wooden balconies that have valley or river views. Impressive pine pillars add enormous character to both the interior and exterior of each house. Perched 3,200 metres above sea level and 45 minutes from Diqing Shangri-La Airport, its surroundings and undulated landscape is an alluring magnet for those seeking a truly unique travel experience in a frontier destination.
Banyan Tree Ringha (5*) is found in China's Yunnan province, a mountainous area that has been designated as the official Shangri-La by the Chinese government and is part of Greater Tibet, both historically and culturally. At 3,200 meters above sea level, the setting is spectacular with day-trips and overnight excursions taking you to divine mountain peaks touched by the clouds, awe-inspiring ridges, deep canyons, torrential rivers, mystical plateaus, endless valleys, crystal-clear streams and the most tranquil of lakes. In true Banyan Tree style, the resort architecture reflects the local Tibetan culture.
Tibetan Suites are one-bedroom accommodations which serve as the perfect retreat after a day of cultural and spiritual discovery as it offers all the comforts you expect. Admire the scenery from your private terrace or indulge in a rejuvenating bath in the handcrafted wooden hot tub of the bathroom. Split into two levels, the upper level houses displays a spacious living area, study area, fireplace and bedroom. The bathroom is at the lower level with access to a private garden terrace.
Tibetan Spa Suites are spacious one-bedroom accommodations featuring the bedroom and relaxation area on the upper level, and a private couple spa treatment room with a luxurious wooden bathtub in the lower level.
Highland Romance is where you can satisfy your appetite for adventure and delectable cuisine. Saddle up as resort staff lead you on horseback through verdant plains dotted with flocks of grazing cattle to the vast Tibetan Plateau. Settle down by the banks of the Shudugang River for a hearty four-course dinner as the melody of gurgling waters and wind on reed pipes work up an appetite.
Chang Sa Bar & Restaurant is a wonderful place to sample some of the culinary delights of Yunnan province such as the hotspots and steamboats. This Tibetan dining space offers heavy meals as well as light snacks and a collection of Chinese rice wines, sakes, hard liquors and other alcoholic beverages.
Jakhang Lobby Lounge is where you can discover the art of tea appreciation with its hundreds of varieties of tea awaiting your pleasure. Learn about the wide and fascinating array of tealeaves, buds and brews; and enjoy some of the finest selections by the fireplace.
Llamo Restaurant sets the stage for dining in a congenial atmosphere with a variety of Chinese and Western set meals for breakfast and dinner.
The Banyan Tree Spa Ringha, set in the Tibetan valley of Ringha, presents the epitome of romantic serenity coupled with exotic sensuality in Shangri-La. Banyan Tree Spa Ringha provides the perfect respite for travellers to unwind with a selection of spa treatments inspired by traditional Himalayan practices and the ancient Chinese Five Elements philosophy. Guests arrive to recline in the spacious spa lobby, surrounded by intricate carvings and handcrafted Tibetan artifacts, as they are served a warm spa drink before embarking on the quintessential Banyan Tree Spa experience.
(Beijing, Xi'an, Lijiang, Yunnan's Shangrila, Shanghai)
Visit one of China's most naturally stunning regions: Yunnan Province. Experience the dramatic mountain landscape, the local Tibetan culture, and the unique regional cuisine on this luxurious exploration through one of the countries least explored areas.
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