Situated between Shangri La and Meili, Benzilan is an ideal base to unwind amongst nature. An unassuming Tibetan village, it is small but packs a punch with its long history as part of the ancient tea-horse trading route as well as one of the entry points Meili Snow Mountain National Park.
Dive deep into the wonders of this small village with its rich tradition as you explore Dongzhulin Monastery, a grand architectural complex built in the 17th century. Step back into time as you journey along the route of the tea-horse trading route where traces of the past still exists. The glaciers and peaks meant opportunities for great hiking as one take in the marvellous panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks along the treks. Reconnect with nature and your inner self as you join the local monks for its daily chant surrounded by the tranquil nature.
LUX* Tea Horse Road Benzilan
LUX* Tea Horse Road Benzilan is a boutique mountain retreat near Meili Snow Mountain National Park. Located on the ancient Tea Horse Road, this unique outpost is a rich mix of local architecture and hospitality with the signature LUX* style.
Benzilan, Yunnan, China
Songtsam Benzilan is one of the Songtsam lodges located in the enchanting land of The Three Parallel Rivers Area. Benzilan sits between the Shangri-La Lodge and Meili, an itinerary combining these three is a perfect way to explore the area.