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Meili Snow Mountain

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Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo Peak.
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Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

If you are wondering if you should visit this part of Yunnan, you definitely should. The mountain is wonderful and the hikes are unbelievable. If you like mountains, do yourself a favor and visit Meili Snow Mountain

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank bogzaelektortehniku
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Is worth the trip for us for this fine weather! Is very convenient to travel from Shangrila bus station to Deqen. The journey is only 3-4 hours. I ask the driver if can extend to feilaisi, which is possible at Y5 only (return free if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jenniwong4
Reviewed October 7, 2018

In October, the sunrise was at 7:19, we went to our Feila Si hotel rooftop at 7 am, promptly followed by other people and drones. It is important to get there before sunrise to see the color changing and suddenly catch the first ray. For...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

. .Great Place. Mourveles voew, but you need a luck with the Weather. When it's fogy or rainy, it is very poor.After getting down, youc an enjoey the meadows and the peopler

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Could be disappointed to visit during summer and rainy season, the snow mountain and Kawagebo Peak is covered in thick cloud and mist. Seeing the complete view of the snow mountain and the golden sunrise is very much depending on your luck during rainy season.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you don't catch the view then your best bet is to not turn around but keep going to Xi Dang which is the trail head to Yu Beng. It's about a 3-5 hour hike up depending on your bag weight and what kind of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Gezaat L
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Standing in front of Meili Snow Mountain range, I can feel the wonder of creation. We travelled & viewed Lijiang's Yulong Snow Mountain to Shangri-la's Shika Snow Mountain to Balagezong's Bala Mountain then proceeded to view Baima Snow Mountain & final destination Meili Snow Mountain....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, magnificent, spectacular! It was well worth the 1.5 hours drive from Benzilan! If you haven’t been to Meili Snow Mountain, you can’t say you have been to Shangri-La.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Visited in November. Weather was perfect as rainy season had past, providing clear views of Kwargabo and the sister peaks.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a hotel across from Meili Snow Mountain. The view from the balcony was fantastic! As the clouds moved along, the various peaks were revealed. Sat and watched the majestic snow-capped peaks and glaciers all afternoon. At sunrise the following morning, the highest peak,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Jenniwong4 | Reviewed this property |
We travel public bus. For 7 if you want to go Yubeng too, then a private bus and proper tour better. Have a private bus for few days save on travel waiting time and can have more to do. Car and guide hire is on per day basis.
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18-day Itenerary, Please Help!!! Thanks (5 Replies)
I will visit Yunnan for 18 days from Aug 1-18, 2009. I will appreciate it if anyone can give some suggestions on my itenerary. July 31: Arrive in KM late at night. Day 1: Kunming, visit either Dian Chi or Black Stone Forest, Golden Horse Green Chichen Street(Night train to Dali) Day 2: Dali (Overnight in Dali) Day 3: Dali (morning)---> Shuhe, Tour around town, Lijing YinXiang Show(1:30 pm), Black Dragon Park, Museum of Dongba. (Overnight Shuhe) Day 4: First Bend (Shigu), Jade...More
May 29, 2009|
Response fromannieandhamish|
Umm just wondering about the bit in the middle from Day 3 on. You are going from Dali to Shuhe and then back tracking to Lugu Lake and then going to Lijiang. Days 13 onward you could look at Chengdu, Emei Shan, JiuzhaiGou etc and then on to Shanghai instead of going back to Kunming.
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Meili snow mountain/lijiang (2 Replies)
I am trying to figure out my itinerary for my 6 days in Yunnan at the end of April over Easter. A few questions for people who have done it/live there I am a single woman traveler... I get a bit confused about the Meili snow mountain/deqin/ DIG airport location /shangri la So.. I was going to fly in Diqin, go to Meili Snow Moutain ( how long do I need, one day is enough, just want to go up to Mingyong glacier) I understand altitude sickness might make me feel bad and it might not be...More
February 22, 2011|
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here this is aten (local Tibetan tour gudie)in shangri-la to dechen or diqing. 1. you can direct fly to Diqing airport(Shangri-la) if you are willing to have the lijang trip as next after visiting the shangri-la and meili snow mountain. 2.you will take one day to reach Dechen(meili snow mountain). as soon as you reach there it would be dark so you can make choice whether you want to stay in Dechen town or you want tpo spend your night at Felise (which is 10 km from the town) it opposite...More
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Yunnan Trip (2 Replies)
Dear all, I am planning a trip to the Yunnan province in China for Jan 2012. We have up to 3 weeks. The areas that we want to visit include •Lijiang (must visit) •Shangri-La (must visit) •Yuangyang Terraces (must visit) •Tiger Leaping Gorge (must visit – would like to stay overnight.. but not sure about the hike as my husband will be recovering from a knee surgery) •Dali (undecided) •Meili Snow Mountain (undecided – don’t know whether it is worth our while) •Kunming (only if we need...More
September 25, 2011|
Response fromBePu|
You can travel on your own in China, if you are a bit of an experienced traveller. But being a tourist, you are easily a target of people trying to over charge or not delivering what was promised. Especially in the big tourist places. Some are worse then others. Yangshuo/Guilin is the worst that I have encountered. Lijiang is better in that sense, but also there you have to watch what you do. In general, do not go for the first offer, bargain and be absolutely clear about what you expect...More