Top Ten China Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures

Head to Shangri-la

Take a pilgrimage to Shangri-la. Five and six-day treks from southeastern Tibet's Tsari Valley to the Tibet-Bhutan Divide offer some of the most beautiful scenery in China. Walk Tso Bunang, a chain of four finger lakes set amid a forest of fir trees at an elevation of 12,600 feet, or the glaciated Char Valley that winds upward toward a 15,560 foot ridge called Char La.

Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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