Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform in Feilaisi, Diqing
English Name: Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform in Feilaisi
Chinese Name: 飞来寺明珠朗卡观景台
Attraction Type: Snow mountain, trekking
Best Time to Visit: From October and May
Recommended Visiting Time: 1 Day
Open Hours: All Day
Admission Fee: 60 RMB
Altitude: 2,400 meters
Location: Deqin County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province
Why is Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform So Special?
Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform is the best place to shoot a panoramic view of Meili Snow Mountain.
Where is Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform?
Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform is located about 10 kilometers Deqin County, Diqing (Shangri-la) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province.
How to Get to Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform?
By scheduled bus: Tourists can takea scheduled bus from Deqin County to Mingyong Village and get off at Feilai Temple. Then trek to Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform.
By car-rental: Tourists can also rent a car from Deqin County to Feilai Temple. It takes around 20 minutes. Then trek to Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform.
What to See at Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform?
You can see the panoramic view of Meili Snow Mountain.
Best Time to Visit Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform
The ideal seasons to visit Mingzhu Langka 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 Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform
There is no accommodation around Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform. But there are many guesthouses and hostels around Feilai Temple, which next to the Mingzhu Langka Viewing Platform.
Recommended Visiting Route
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. Yubeng is divided into an upper and a lower section. Both parts offer fabulous views of the Mei Li Snow Mountains. Lower Yubeng is smaller, quieter and closer to the lakes and waterfalls that you will likely visit during your stay.
It is called the Lancang River after it reaches Changdu. The river runs south until it leaves China at the Nanla Bayout of Yunnan Province and therefrom changes its name from the Lancang River to the Mekong River. The river finally empties into the Pacific Ocean in the south of Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam.
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. The highest peak Kawagebo, which rises to 6,740 metres, has never been summited.
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.
► Please keep in mind that in the mountains, do not yell or shout, that would offend the God of the Mountains. Tibetans there is always very quiet and respectful. Believe it or not, at least we do as the Romans do or show the courtesy.