Why Recommend It
Yubeng is located in Yunling Township, Deqin County, Meili Snow Mountain, Yunnan Province. It is a picturesque Tibetan village hidden in the hinterland of Meili Snow Mountain. The towering snow-capped mountains surround it, just like a loyal protector. The countryside and houses in the village are scattered, Livestock grazing on the meadows. It is a Mystery place worth to visit.
In the morning, drive 4 to 5 hours to Deqin County (3400m altitude) which is 187km away from Zhongdian via Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, where you will be able to view Baima Snow Mountain if the weather is clear, pass the top part of today at 4292m altitude at 156km. After traversing mountain ranges, you will make a short stop and have lunch at Benzilan town, take some shots on the First Bend of Jinsha(Yangtze) River, Dongzhulin Monastery and Baima (white horse) Snow Mountain. The view along the way is fantastic with different kinds of trees, streams down the valley, prayer flags and Tibetan villages.
|D2. Feilaisi-Mingyong Glacier (27km, 40 minutes)|
Hiking Tour: Get up early in the morning, enjoy the magic sunrise of Meili Snow Mountain. Then drive another 1.5 hours to Mingyong village, where you will walk on the trails for about 4km to Mingyong Glaciers of Meili Snow Mountain, walk another one or so, you will get to Tibetan Taizi Monastery-another good spot to view the magnificent Mingyong Glaciers. Hiking distance and time: 5 km, 3 H
|D3. Feilaisi-Xidang --hiking—Upper Yubeng Village|
In the morning, drive (35km/1.5h) to Xidang Village and start your tour from Xidang to the Yuben Village through Nanzongyakou. Yu Beng village is at the foot of snow-capped Meili Mountain in Deqin County, surrounded by mountains on all sides has been viewed as the "Xanadu" with beautiful grassland, glacier, virgin forgest, lakes and waterfall. Hiking distance and time: 17km, 6H
|D4. Upper Yubeng Village-Binghu Lake- Upper Yubeng Village|
In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Binghu Lake (6km, 4h) through the primitive forest and Xiaonong Hikng Camp Base, it is a base camp of Dengmeilixueshanqiagebofeng. It is a place that must be visited which Built in 1991 by the Sino-Japanese joint mountaineering team. Cattle fence can be used as a place for rest. After hiking to Binghu Lake, hike back to your hotel. Hiking distance and time: 12km, 8H
|D5. Upper Yubeng Village-Lower Yubeng Village-Shengpu Waterfall- Lower Yubeng Village|
In the morning, continue your hiking tour to the Lower Yubeng Village (1km) and check in your hotel. After that, continue hiking to Shengpu Waterfall (5 km) and hiking back. This waterfall falls from a suspended rock and is known as the "Rainfall Waterfall". Tibetans always hiking to this place and bathe under the Waterfall as a kind of cultivation of a clean mind. Hiking distance and time: 11km, 7H
|D6. Lower Yubeng Village-Shenhu Lake- Lower Yubeng Village|
In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Shenhu Lake. The lake is Known as a tear of the goddess peak, it is hidden in the Valley. There is only a sheep trail leading to it. The road is steep and rugged and there is no obvious sign. There are very few people who can see the true appearance of the lake every year. This also highlights the mystery of the lake. Hiking distance and time: 20 km, 10-12 H
|D7. Lower Yubeng Village-Nilong-Shangri-la|
In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Nilong village, the driver will pick you up and back to Shangri-la (193km,4h)