Shangirla, also called Zhongdian originally is located between the boarder of Yunnan province and Sichuan province It becomes worlds famous, for British writer James Hilton depicted in his novel "Lost Horizon" that a British diplomat and three of his friends landed in a snow-capped mountain area during a flight from China to India due to lack gasoline, they were rescued by local Tibetan and spent some time in a very beautiful place. Later, they came back to seek for the plane but failed. The only thing they remembered was the Tibetan word "Shangri-la". Now much evidence has proved that "Shangri-la" is right here in zhongdian. In the land of Shangri-la, they have diverse recourses of Tibetan culture and plateaus, such as the famous monastery of Songtanlin , Mt Meili snow mountain,three Parallel Rivers. Shangri-la is a paradise for peaceful soul.
Shangri-la 2 days tour