3 Days Shangri-La Niru Village Hiking Tour

Located in the northeast of Shangri-La in Yunnan Province, Niru is a beautiful land boasts a wide variety of different ecosystems, including meadows, forests and lakes. In Niru Village, the Tibetan villagers live a peaceful and carefree life, and they always go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark. Located in the mysterious valley, Niru village is regarded as a place where people prefer drinking themselves to death. It is a paradise for tourism, adventure and hiking. 


  • Visit the meadows, forests and lakes.
  • Experience the ethnic life and culture in Shangri-La.
  • Explore the mysterious valley, to adventure and hike. 

Breif Itinerary

  • Day 1 Shangri-La – Niru Village
  • Day 2 Niru Village – Nanbao Pasture
  • Day 3 Nanbao Pasture – Pudacuo National Park – Shangri-La

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Shangri-La – Niru Village

Sightseeing and Activities:Shangri-La – Niru Village
Accommodation: Niru Village
Meals: Lunch

Nizu (also spelled Niru) has a lot to offer and it’s hard to take it all in. However, this trip makes the best attempt possible. First, we enjoy the drive from Shangri-la to Nizu that passes by Pudacuo national park, over a 3900 m (12,800 ft) mountain pass, and down the winding road through Tibetan and Yi villages down to Luoji Township. From there, the road continues up a secluded valley and passes by villages of many different minorities and eventually into the Tibetan village of Nizu.

Day 2 Niru Village – Nanbao Pasture

Sightseeing and Activities:Niru Village – Nanbao Pasture
Accommodation: Nanbao Pasture
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Nizu-3 hours to Munan Pasture-half hour to Seven Colored Waterfall-3hours to Nanbao pasture.The first day affords time for a round trip day hike to Qicai “Seven Colored” Waterfalls with round trip hiking time of 6-7 hours. Dinner at Nanbao pasture and Camp at Nanbao pasture.

Day 3 Nanbao Pasture – Pudacuo National Park – Shangri-La

Sightseeing and Activities:Nanbao Pasture – Pudacuo National Park – Shangri-La
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast, trekking 2 hours to Shudu lake of Pudacuo National Park. Drive back to Shangri-La.

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Service Included:

  •  Admission fees for all of the attractions listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodations: hotels based on twin occupancy as specified;
  • English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with experienced driver;
  • A bottle of mineral water everyday.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Any domestic airfares;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off service;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • All optional programs;
  • Surcharge for national holiday;
  • Tips to guides and drivers. (For driver: RMB150/day/group; for guide: RMB200/day/group)