Hiking in Shangri-La

Shangri-La, Yunnan, China

We offer a selection of day trip hikes in Shangri-La, including the picturesque Shika Mountain Hike, the challenging yet rewarding Yika Mountain Hike, or the high-altitude Black Lake hike.

Shika Mountain Hike is suitable for those who would like a taste of soft adventure, with postcard-perfect views of the Jade Dragon Mountain, Meili Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain to keep you company as you hike through the mountain and Tibetan prayer flags.

Yika Mountain Hike is a challenging hike but one which will reward you with unforgettable views of some of the most gorgeous landscapes and remote Tibetan nomad villages with ever-changing foliage.

Hei Hu or Black Lake hike goes through a high-altitude sacred lake, usually attempted by villagers circa April and May to pray for blessings and harvest. From May to June, beautiful flowers cover the mountains which make it truly magical.

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