Tianbao Snow Mountain in Shangrila, Diqing
Tianbao Snow Mountain is one of the 7 biggest snow mountains in Shangri-La area, with more than 100 peaks over 4000 meters, the highest being 4750 meters above the sea level.
Attraction Type: Snow Mountain
Chinese Name: 天宝雪山(Pinyin: Tianbao Xueshan)
Best Time to Visit: From October to April
Open Hours: All Day Long
Admission Fee: Free
Altitude: 4,750 meters
Location: Annan Village of Sanba Town in Shangri-La City, Diqing Prefecture of Yunnan Province
Tianbao Snow Mountain is one of the top seven biggest snow mountains in Shangri-La area, with more than 100 peaks over 4000 meters, the highest being 4750 meters above the sea level. In the primitive forests, rare flowers and herbs are scattered around grotesque vines and age-old trees. It is the the Alps in Shangri-La area, while the beautiful scenery is less known by the people outside. Besides the snow-capped mountains, cliffs, gorges, and original forest, there are many different kinds of plants and animals.
What to See at Tianbao Snow Mountain
Walking 6 KM to the end of the valley in the primitive forests, then we will arrive at a natural alpine pastures, the most beautiful mountain lake of Tianbao Snow Mountain is lying in the pasture. It gives a strong sense of change and variation, crystal water, green forest, white snow mountains, as well as the snow mountains plated with gold when sunset. Showing an isolated snow mountain landscape painting in front of us which makes us indulged it.
How to Get there
Tourists can take the shuttle bus in Shangri-La City to Sanba Town, then take a local chartered bus to go to Annan Village.
Day1 – Shangri-la-Dabao Temple-Alpine Granssland
After breakfast,we will drive to Dabao Tem(mercy in Tibetan).The local and professional team will lead us to the today’s destination.We will trek through the original forest for 4 hrs,then get to our camp on the alpine pasture.Stay overnight in wooden house if the condition allows.Or you have to stay in the tent.But it would be wonderful and beautiful around the tent with fabulous grassland and forest.That will be amazing night for you.
Day2 – Alpine Pasture
After breakfast,we will continue the new day to trek among the alpine pasture.This area famed as the one of the most important biodiversity region in the world.Over 7000 plants in this area which covering 23870km.If we are lucky,we could visit to the Tibetan Horse and Pheasant.It will spend 7 hrs for trekking today,and camp on the pasture with 3800m above sea level.Facing up the snow mountain,the still river.
Stay overnight in the tent.
Day3 – Abujee Lake
You will cross the pass 4200km above sea level.Forehead to the mountain ridge,you will finally reach to Abujee Lake.The lake looks like Jasper,Simmer mulberry Taiwan beside the lake.The local Tibetan burn the pine twigs and use milk for praying and pouring out their dream.You will leave after lunch.Our driver will wait for you on the mountainous road and drive you back to Shangri-la city.