Shika Snow Mountain, Yunnan (石卡雪山)
Shika Snow Mountain in Yunnan [yunnanadventure.com]
Shika Snow Mountain Scenic Area, southwest of Jiantang Town, locates about 7 kilometers from Shangri-La County in northern Yunnan Province. Covering about 65 square kilometers, the area connects Napa Lake Nature Reserve in the north, Qianhu Mountain Scenic Area in the south, Songzanlin Temple in the east, and Jinsha River in the west. Riding in the cable car toward the peak altitude of 4,449 meters, travelers can have a birds-eye view of the whole Shangri-La and look over the Yulong and Meili snow mountains when stand on the top of the mountain. After the climb, visitors could take a bath at Tianshang Bridge Hotspring, which will surely provide you with a wonderful and relaxing experience.
Admission: 160 yuan for adults; 80 yuan for kids
Opening hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Directions: Take travel bus from Diqing or Shangri-La County.