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Shangri-La Grand Canyon National Park

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Address: Xiaozhongdian Country, Shangri-La County 674401, China
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Well just like any national park, this place was actually well maintained. They had nice deck paths to walk on, no traffic because they only allowed their buses to transport you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
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Cupertino, Santa Clara
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Cupertino, Santa Clara
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Well just like any national park, this place was actually well maintained. They had nice deck paths to walk on, no traffic because they only allowed their buses to transport you into the park. Got a chance to see someone making a music video which was nice since they were in their traditional attire. Got pretty sick from the altitude... More 

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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The landscape is so unreal. You begin to see the river, calm, peaceful and reasonably wide when approaching the canyon. Once you make a turn, you will see the landscape changes within a few hundred meters. A drop of several hundred meters on your right hand side where the river starts to roar. The fiord on both sides of the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Please note: This location is also known as Shangri-La Grand Canyon National Park (香格里拉大峡谷国家公园) and Balagezong (巴拉格宗). Neither our hotel or the several taxi drivers we asked were able to identify "Shangri-La Canyon" (or its direct translation in Chinese) on its own. As for the location itself - both the park (and the drive to it from Shangri-La) presented absolutely... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

it is a place that is far from city and very rural and most amazing landscape.... the tumultous river roared, and then the amazing plain surrendered to the ice capped mountains surrounding it....Lost Horizon!! yaks and tibetan hounds... the colourful tibetan temple blowing in the wind.... then you get altitiude sickness for a day!! get there before it becomes a... More 

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Beijing, China
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We traveled from Lijiang to Shangri-la by tourist bus, my lovely sweet wife arranged this tour for us. traveling with her, so lovely so beautiful, she was enjoying the soundings, the nature and i was just enjoying her company , we visited many places there, every moment we spent together was so beautiful, no one can wonder what is love... More 

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hong kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Maybe it was the rain, maybe the cold. But not worth the drive out there.

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Suzhou, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

When we heard rave reviews about the shangri la canyon,we thought it was a must to see the place,but when we reached there, we were very disappointed. There was nothing much to see there and the trekking wasn't challanging at all. I heard they were still renovating the area so i guess i came on the wrong time but i... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Great views and althrough the trek is not too challenging, you get great views for not so much effort. May is great because you have lots of different flora to see.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

We spent 2 full days in Shangri La. A local tourist guide Tsiering (Tony) who spoke good english showed us monateries, countryside and told us about the Tibetan culture. He was friendly, interesting and very helpful and will be looking after you if you call him up. He can be reached at nicefor2007@yahoo.com or at the Rockside hotel in the... More 

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Half Moon Bay, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

We had a great experience on a one day 10k guided Tibetan cultural trek that started at the Old Town Square in Shangri-La and visited stupas, the Ringha Temple and provided a traditional Tibetan lunch at a colorful Tibetan house. Our guide was Sonam Gelek, a Buddhist and very experienced Tibetan mountaineering and cultural expert, who shared all kinds of... More 

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