Day 1 - Arrive in Shanghai
Meet and greet at Pudong International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and free time to relax.
Day 2 - Shanghai City Tour (B, L)
Discover Shanghai. China's biggest city by population. Visit Shanghai Museum, classical garden Yu Yuan and Old Town. Enjoy evening walk along Huangpu River at European past, the Bund, and modern Xintiandi.
Day 3 - Shanghai to Shangri-la (B, D)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Shangri-La. Meet and greet at Shangri-La airport. Transfer to hotel and have dinner at Songtsam Shangri-la
Day 4 - Shangri-la Tour (B, D)
Explore Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan province and the most important monastery in southwest China. Visit clay pottery village of Nixi and Shangri-la old town square.
Day 5 - Shangri-la to Lijiang (B, L)
Drive to Lijiang en route visit Tiger Leaping Gorge, an mportant part of 'Three parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Area'. Continue the journey to Shigu town to explore the impressive first bend of Yangtze River.
Day 6 - Old town of Lijiang (B, L)
Full day tour of Old town of Lijiang; Dayan old town, Baisha and Shuhe cluster home. Visit 300 years old Baisha fresco. Visit Lion Hill to view the entire town of Lijiang and to explore Wangu Tower, Lijiang's famous landmark building.
Day 7- Black Dragon Pool (B, L)
Visit Black Dragon Pool Park at the foot of Elephant Hill and discover the famous Black Dragon Pool which was built in 1737 during Qing Dynasty. Visit the Dongba Cultural Museum.
Day 8 - Jade Dragon Snow Mountainy (B, L, D)
Uncover the beauty of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Wonder to Spruce Meadow plateau to see animals such as yaks, scalpers, and goats. Enjoy the scenic view of Blue Moon Valley and its Baishui limestone river terrace. Enjoy 'Impression Lijiang', the colosal outdoor dance and music performance of Naxi people.
Day 9 - Lijiang to Shanghai (B, D)
Free time in the morning before your departure to Shanghai. Farewell dinner in Shanghai.
Day 10 - Depart Shanghai (B)
Breakfast at the hotel, free time. Transferred to the airport for departure. End of service.
● Sontsam Shangri-la ● Intercontinental Lijiang ● Le Meridian Shanghai
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