Yubeng is located in Yunling Township, Deqin County, Meili Snow Mountain, Yunnan Province. It is a picturesque Tibetan village hidden in the hinterland of Meili Snow Mountain. The towering snow-capped mountains surround it, just like a loyal protector. The countryside and houses in the village are scattered, Livestock grazing on the meadows. It is a Mystery place worth to visit.


Day 1Shangri-la/Benzilan - Deqin - Feilaisi (170 kms)

In the morning, meet your professional guide and friendly driver at the hotel lobby. Then we will be driving 4 to 5 hours to Deqin County which is 187km away from Zhongdian via Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, where you will be able to view Baima Snow Mountain if the weather is clear, pass the top part of today at 4292m altitude at 156km. 
After traversing mountain ranges, you will make a short stop and have lunch at Benzilan town, take some shots on the First Bend of Jinsha(Yangtze) RiverDongzhulin Monastery and Baima (white horse) Snow Mountain. The view along the way is fantastic with different kinds of trees, streams down the valley, prayer flags and Tibetan villages.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Feilaisi
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3400m

Day 2Feilaisi - Mingyong Glacier (5km)

Hiking Tour: Get up early in the morning, enjoy the magic sunrise of Meili Snow Mountain. Then drive another 1.5 hours to Mingyong village, where you will walk on the trails for about 4km to Mingyong Glaciers of Meili Snow Mountain, walk another one or so, you will get to Tibetan Taizi Monastery-another good spot to view the magnificent Mingyong Glaciers. (Hiking time: 3hours)

Hotel: Overnight in Feilaisi
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3Feilaisi - Xidang - Upper Yubeng Village (17km)

In the morning, drive (35km/1.5h) to Xidang Village and start your tour from Xidang to the Yuben Village through Nanzongyakou. Yu Beng village is at the foot of snow-capped Meili Mountain in Deqin County,  surrounded by mountains on all sides has been viewed as the "Xanadu" with beautiful grassland, glacier, virgin forgest, lakes and waterfall. (Hiking time: 6hours)

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Yubeng Village
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1685m

Day 4Upper Yubeng Village - Binghu Lake (12km)

In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Binghu Lake (6km, 4h) through the primitive forest and Xiaonong Hikng Camp Base, it is a base camp of Dengmeilixueshanqiagebofeng. It is a place that must be visited which Built in 1991 by the Sino-Japanese joint mountaineering team. Cattle fence can be used as a place for rest.  After hiking to Binghu Lake, hike back to your hotel. (Hiking time: 8hours)

Hotel: Overnight in Yubeng Village
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3000m

Day 5Upper Yubeng Village - Lower Yubeng Village - Shengpu Waterfall (11km)

In the morning, continue your hiking tour to the Lower Yubeng Village (1km) and check in your hotel. After that, continue hiking to Shengpu Waterfall (5 km) and hiking back.  

This waterfall falls from a suspended rock and is known as the "Rainfall Waterfall". Tibetans always hiking to this place and bathe under the Waterfall as a kind of cultivation of a clean mind. (Hiking time: 7hours)

Hotel: Overnight in Yubeng Village
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3140m

Day 6Shenhu Lake Hiking Tour (20 km)

In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Shenhu Lake. The lake is Known as a tear of the goddess peak, it is hidden in the Valley. There is only a sheep trail leading to it. The road is steep and

rugged and there is no obvious sign. There are very few people who can see the true appearance of the lake every year. This also highlights the mystery of the lake. (Hiking time: 10-12hours)

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Chengdu
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3000m

Day 7Lower Yubeng Village - Nilong - Shangri-la (193km)

In the morning, continue your hiking tour to Nilong village, the driver will pick you up and back to Shangri-la.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast


  • Private transportation through out the itinerary.

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides

  • Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.

  • Travel and health insurance when travel with us.

  • 8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.


  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned


  • We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.

  • There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.

  • Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.


We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.


All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.


Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.

Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.

We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.

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