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Meili Snow Mountain

Address: Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Deqin County
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo...
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Owner description: Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo Peak.
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Kawakarpo Kora is  one of the best treks in the world, but done by surprisingly few westerners. It is a traditional pilgrimage route for Tibetans, that involves a 150km trek around the sacred peaks of the Kawakarpo mountain range. The main peak of this range, also known as 'Kawegebo' or Meili Xueshan (beautiful snow mountain) is 6740 metres in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Meili Snow Mountain is one of the most sacred mountain of Tibetan Buddhism. Called Kawagarbo in Tibetan, thousands of devout pilgrims come here at the beginning of winter to worship and circumambulate the holy mountain. The mountain has over 20 peaks with permanent snow cover. We stayed at Feilaishi and had the best view of the mountain from our bedroom... More 

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Shangri-La County, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Love the environment, with zero pollution. Best place to getaway from the hectic city life. I will be back!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Beautiful place to visit and enjoy the views. It is a bit of tourist trap with high priced foods and 4 star hotels that over charge and under deliver. But the experience is sun rise and sun set on the beautiful.

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Jakarta
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I came here during rainy season so my chance to see sunrise at Meili snow mountain is very small. But I am lucky , on the second day I could see it. It was amazing experience for me. There was a view point to see the sunrise. The tickets entrance is steep because it also include 3 other attraction. I... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Yes, you can see Mt Kawa Karpo aka Meili Snow Mountain from Feilai Temple, but why not see it closer from Yubeng? I enjoyed the trek immensely. The start of the trek is from Xidang Hotspring, which is about 1 1/2 hours away from Feilai Temple. The scenery along the way is equally good and you even passed through some... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Kawa Karpo (or Meili as the Chinese tend to refer to it) is one of the Tibetan Buddhism's most holy mountains. Every year dozens of devout pilgrims circumambulate the mountain and joining them on an 12 day trek is one of the most culturally immersive and scenically spectacular experiences in China/Tibet. Most of the reviews here confine themselves to... More 

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paris
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Awful experience and i don't recommand that trip : i left Shangri La in the morning for a 5 hours drive to se the Meili Snow Mountains. I never see such a misery all along the road : garbage left everywhere, land slides and rocks reducing the road width, dangerous drivers, a lot of heavy trucks, many trucks crushed by... More 

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

i have worked as a hiking tou guide in Shangri-la for half year(2009 May to Oct), during the stay at Shangri-la, i took 10 groups who pilgrimaged to Meili Snow Mountain. I liked the tour and hope to back there again.

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Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Meili mountain is not as beautiful than mount Cook new zealand . Not worth travel if you did not go to Yubeng village track Deqing. Road narrow and dangerous.Just came back from there unlucky did not went for track,Have a shock 5.1 earthquake for the first time.in my life.

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