Wunongding Viewing Platform of Meili Snow Mountain

Why is Wunongding Viewing Platform So Special?

Wunongding Viewing Platform is the best place to shoot a panoramic view of Meili Snow Mountain.

Where is Wunongding Viewing Platform?

Wunongding Viewing Platform is located in Wunongding Village, Deqin County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province.

How to Get to Wunongding Viewing Platform?

You should get to Feilai Temple, then trek to Wunongding Viewing Platform. How to get to Feilai Temple?

By plane: Fly directly to Shangri-la city (Zhongdian), and then take a local bus to Feilai Temple in Deqin County.

By scheduled bus: There are regular bus routes to Feilai Temple from a number of nearby destinations: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang (albeit, via Shangri-la), and Shangri-la itself.

By charter bus: One of the easiest ways to get to Feilai Temple is to take a charter bus. A number of even easier ways to get to Feilai Temple is to hire a minibus, a car, or a cross-country jeep – they are available everywhere.

What to See at Wunongding Viewing Platform?

You can see the panoramic view of Meili Snow Mountain.

Best Time to Visit Wunongding Viewing Platform

The ideal seasons to visit Wunongding Viewing Platform are in the winter and spring periods between October and May. The best season is after the end of October, when you can view the Meili Snow Mountain because of the nice weather, clean air and the high transparency there.

Accommodate at Wunongding Viewing Platform

There is no accommodation around Wunongding Viewing Platform. But There are many guesthouses and hostels around Feilai Temple, which next to the Wunongding Viewing Platform.

Recommended Visiting Route

2 Days Kawa Karpo Meili Snow Mountain Tour from Shangri-La

7 Days Shangrila Meili Snow Mountain and Yubeng Village Trekking Tour

10 Days Lijiang and Shangrila Exploration Tour with Meili Snow Mountain and Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve

12 Days Yunnan Three Parallel Rivers Overland Tour with Biluo and Meili Snow Mountains

Nearby Attractions

Meili Snow Mountain

Meili Snow Mountain is one of the most sacred mountains of Tibetan Buddhism. In the 1930s, they were praised by American scholars as the most beautiful mountains in the world. Meili Snow Mountain boasts numerous snow-clad ridges and peaks, thirteen of which are more than 6,000 meters above the sea level.

Yubeng Village in Deqin County, Shangrila

Yubeng is a secluded small Tibetan village tucked away at the foot of Meili Snow Mountain in Deqin county, the northwestern corner of Yunnan Province. It is only accessible by foot or horse/mule. But the trip, however arduous, is worth it.

Feilaisi Temple, Deqin

Feilai Temple, the best place to watch goden peaks of Meili mountain at sunrise. So if you plan to watch sunrise, it’s absolutely a good idea to live at Feilai temple the night before. But actually it is unusual to see the goden peaks. The peaks of the mountains are often surrounded with clouds due to the high altitude they are. And this makes more interesting for Meili.

Useful Travel Tips

► Check with the hotel or guesthouse whether there is water for shower before checking in it for its lack of water in this area.

► The ultraviolet rays are strong and you may need to bring something anti-sunburn.

► It is difficult to see the mountain in its entirety during summer and autumn, due to heavy cloud cover or mists.