1-Day Shangri-La tour with Ganden Monastery, Napahai Lake and Tibetan Town

1-Day Shangri-La tour with Ganden Monastery, Napahai Lake and Tibetan Town

For this private day trip of Shangri-La, you will visit the most classic sights accompanied by your private English-speaking tour guide to Ganden Monastery, Napahai Lake, Yila Grassland and Dukezong, an ancient Tibetan town.
You will be picked up and dropped off Shangri-la(Diqing) hotel/airport.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan

In the morning,Your private tour guide will sign your name and pick you up from your hotel at 09:00.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sumtsaling Monastery, Zhongdian, Shangri-La County 674400 China

Today, we first will visit Ganden Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace.' Built in 1679, it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and is the most important monastery in southwest China.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Napa Hai Nature Reserve, Northwest of Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County 674400 China

Next, go to the Napa hai lake, The largest grassland in Shangri-la. Napahai is located in the northwest of Shangri-la County, 8 km away from the county, is a seasonal mountain lake, and also one of the few the thermal alpine swamp and swamp meadow in Yunnan province.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Yila Grassland, North-west of Xiangelila, Shangri-La County 674401 China

In fact, the Napahai Lake and Yila Grassland will be the same place. During Winter and spring seasons, Napa Lake surface is shrinking, becomes large swamp meadow—Yila Prairie, which is the largest spring pasture in Yunnan province.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Guishan Park, Near Jingtang, Shangri-La County China

Afterwards, take the private car to the city center. When you climb up to the top of Guishan Hill or Tortoise Hill, you will see the largest prayer wheel in the world and have a panoramic view of Shangri-La county and Dukezong.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dukezong Ancient Town, South East Of Shangri-La Old Town, Shangri-La County 674999 China

After the lunch at Dukezong ancient town and you can walking around the town and shopping for one hour. Then, we will Transfer to back to your hotel in Shangri-la or back to the Shangri-la airport.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 7 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any hotel in Shangri-la(Diqing) or Shangri-la airport.


  • Shangri-la Airport, 1 Shen Ying Lu, Xiang Ge Li La Shi, Di Qing Zang Zu Zi Zhi Zhou, Yun Nan Sheng, China, 674400

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • The private car & private guide
  • Lunch
  • The entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Sumtsaling Monastery

Not Included


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