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Meili Snow Mountain

Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
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Simply magnificent

Beautiful, magnificent, spectacular! It was well worth the 1.5 hours drive from Benzilan! If you... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Esther W
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Pilgrimage

Visited in November. Weather was perfect as rainy season had past, providing clear views of... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
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Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo Peak.
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Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
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"holy mountain"
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"scenery"
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, magnificent, spectacular! It was well worth the 1.5 hours drive from Benzilan! If you haven’t been to Meili Snow Mountain, you can’t say you have been to Shangri-La.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited in November. Weather was perfect as rainy season had past, providing clear views of Kwargabo and the sister peaks.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a hotel across from Meili Snow Mountain. The view from the balcony was fantastic! As the clouds moved along, the various peaks were revealed. Sat and watched the majestic snow-capped peaks and glaciers all afternoon. At sunrise the following morning, the highest peak,...More

3  Thank Dorothy L
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth coming a long way -3 hours by car from Shangri La. There are other snowy mountains e.g. Baima, Yuling, etc. I haven't visited all the others but this is really beautiful, having been to French Alps. We only did the touristic viewing platform,...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017

This was an excellent way to spend a morning. One would of advice pay heed to your drivier's instructions regarding the use of the oxygen bottles since at 4,600mtrs which is the height of the gondala station you are more that half way up the...More

Thank chrisdxuk
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

The best view of these snow moutains is the golden sunrise, so it'd better to take a night at Fei Lai Temple village, bus from Lijiang city will stop here, and a lot of hotels are besides the road.In winter it has bigger chance than...More

5  Thank XUEGANG Z
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山, also known as Prince Snow Mountain) is located northwest of Shangri-La City, Yunnan, China. Meili Snow Mountain Fei Lai Temple Viewing Platform (梅里雪山飛來寺觀景台) is about 185 km from Shangri-La City via G214 national highway. It is the perfect location where you...More

4  Thank jameshuang
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

So beautiful as we were facing Meili Snow Mountain just right outside from our inn. Waking up every morning was a blessing. According to the locals, the best time to see Meili Snow Mountain in its full glory is during October. Sadly we went during...More

Thank healthykiwi
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Reviewed April 16, 2016

Fantastic! Amazing snow mountain especially with the sunrise. I managed to enjoy the sunrise along with the mountain right from my hotel window

1  Thank Clara C
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

you will never see a mountain like this. especially in the sun raise, what amazing view !! although is quite cold here but surely it is worth to travel

1  Thank 0101jerry0101
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