Shangri-La – Exploring The Three Parallel Rivers

About the Three Parallel Rivers

The Three Parallel Rivers Area of Yunnan encompasses the majestic land hemmed in by the mighty Yangtze, the free-flowing Mekong and the wild Salween. Many of the twenty five different ethnic minorities currently living in Yunnan can be found in this area which features snow-capped peaks more than 6,000 meters high, glaciated gorges and terraced fields. These peaceful people have for generations not only preserved, but also nurtured this “Shangri-La”.

This trip is for adventurous travelers looking for an experience encompass physical and cultural activities; discovers unique wildlife and explores untouched, wild regions. From the stunning views of the highest snow peak of Yunnan to the lush and flowery Mekong valley, this trip takes you through the heart of Three Parallel Rivers Area and reveals the living heritage.

Trip Highlights

Throughout the journey, guests will be staying in Tibetan style boutique Hotels – Songtsam Linka Retreats and Songtsam Boutique Lodges. All feature exquisite level of amenities, handpicked antique furniture/art collections and services that guests wouldn’t expect for such remote places.

  • Discover breathtaking landscapes not easily accessible for the most
  • Rich cultural experience with Tibetan, Naxi and Lisu ethnic groups
  • Boutique accommodations with exquisite amenities and services
  • Road travel using Range Rover vehicle with comfort and safety



  • Price based on per person, sharing one room.
  • Initial price based on travel during low travel season.
  • Cost includes local land, hotels, mentioned meals, site admissions.
  • itinerary is subject to change based on local travel condition, weather, flight, etc.
  • Tour price is subject to change due to currency exchange, local holidays, etc.

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