Travel to Deqen

Travel to Deqen

Travel to Deqen. Deqen travel guide: Everything you need to know about Deqen. Info, images, best destinations, maps, history and much more.

General info of Deqen. Main attractionsGedan Songzanlin MonasteryPotatso National Park , Meili Snow Mountain , the white terraces of Baishuitai.

Napahai (纳帕海) means “the forest beside the lake”, being located 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-la County Town. It is a plateau lake on which many precious birds dwell, among them, black-necked cranes in the list of Class-A animals under state...
Mingyong Glacier (明永冰川) is located half way up Kawagebo Peak, the highest peak of Meili Snow Mountain. Mingyong Glacier is 4 kilometers long and 30-80 meters wide. The glacier extends down along Mingyong Valley to 2650 meters above sea level. The ecology...
“Haba” means golden flower in Naxi language. Haba Snow Mountain (Haba Snow Mountain Nature Reserve 哈巴雪山自然保护区) namely Golden Flower Snow Mountain is located in the southeast of Shangri-la County, being 120 kilometers from Jiantang Town, the capital seat of Diqing...
Baimang Snow Mountain (白茫雪山) is located in Deqen County. The mountain is a National Nature Reserve. Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys, which are under Class-one state protection, inhabit in the Baimang Snow Mountain is the kingdom of azaleas. The high mountainous azalea forest...
Baishuitai (白水台) is one of the largest sinter terraces in China. Baishuitai of Sanba Township is 101 kilometers in the southeast of the Shangri-la county. Apart from its picturesque scenery, Baishuitai is also the place of origin of the Dongba Culture...
In Tibetan Buddhism, Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山) is the holiest among the 8 sacred mountains of the Tibetan-inhabited regions. 6,740 meters in height, Peak Kawagebo is one of the top 10 magnificent mountains in China and the highest peak in...
Gedan Songzanlin Monastery (噶丹·松赞林寺) is located in the north of Shangri-la County town, initially established in Ming Dynasty and extended in 1679 under Emperor Kang Xi’s authorization, and finally built in 1681. The fifth Dalai Lama named the temple “Gedan...
Potatso National Park (香格里拉国家公园—普达措, Pudacuo National Park) is the first national park in mainland China and was inaugurated on June 21, 2007. Pudacuo National Park is located in the central zone of the World Natural Heritage, Three Parrel Rivers in the...
The Three Parallel Rivers (云南三江并流) is a national level tourist area located in Deqen (Diqing) Tourist Zone. Diqing Scenic Zone is in the northwest of Yunnan. It connects Sichuan in the north and northeast, and Tibet in the northwest, with...
The hunting for Shangrila has been one of the favorite sports of Chinese travel literature in recent years. The title of "real Shangrila" was played at the end by three towns, Bingzhongluo, Deqen (Diqing or Deqing), and Zhongdian. In the end,...
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