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Meili Snow Mountain

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Address: Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet...

Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo Peak.

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So beautiful, we could literally cry

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 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 May, and it rained for 2 days. On our last day, the fog cleared up... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

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

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1 Thank Clara C
Yunnan, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 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

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1 Thank 0101jerry0101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Very beautiful mountain and you can feel the tibetan culture here, went here on September the weather was very nice and suit for Trekking.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Fantastic small town, atop a cliff with a superb view of the Meili Snow Mountains (pray for good weather)

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Highland is always unpredictable... Missed sunset behind the mountain as it was raining with fog. Morning missed the golden sunrise shining on the Snow Mountain. Anyhow worth the 3+ hours drive from Shangri-La (Diqing County)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

There is no doubt the Meili mountains has potential as a great hiking experience. But for various reasons it's not there yet. Particularly if you've hiked anywhere in the Alps, Dolomites, Yosemite, Acadia etc. It's an interesting drive from Zhongdian (Shangri-la) with some good views and hair-raising roads with sheer drops. The Great Bend in the Yangtze River (Jinshu) was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

A must visit and see location, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges I have ever seen at times simply breathtaking.....

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Such a beautiful sublime snow capped mountain range. Very high altitude with freezing temperature. Donkey rides are best mode of transport to enjoy the beauty of the place. Tea houses along the way to eat instant noodles and hot water is provided. No washroom anywhere - do it in the wild.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

The Kawakarpo Kora is  one of the best treks in the world, but done by surprisingly few westerners. It is a traditional pilgrimage route for Tibetans, that involves a 150km trek around the sacred peaks of the Kawakarpo mountain range. The main peak of this range, also known as 'Kawegebo' or Meili Xueshan (beautiful snow mountain) is 6740 metres in... More 

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