How to Get to Benzilan from Deqin County

Benzilan refers to “beautiful sand dam” in Tibetan. Located in Deqin County at the foot of Baimang Snow Mountain, Benzilan is the only way to “the Ancient Tea Horse Road”. It is about 90km from Deqin County which can only be accessible by bus and chartered car. 

How to Get to Benzilan from Deqin County

By Bus

All of the long-distance buses from Shangri-La to Deqin County pass through Benzilan town and tourists can get off halfway. In fact the mid-point lunch stop is often taken a mere five minutes south of Benzilan. 

By Chartered Car

Renting a car is suitable for a flexible and comfortable way. It is better for you to rent a car with an experienced driver and a tour guide if you are foreign travelers. If you want to have more fun on the way, renting a car is highly recommended way. Yunnan Exploration Travel can provide car-rental service, please contact us. Email:; Tel: +86-871-63511469.

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