Tibet Tour from Shangri-La – Baimang Snow Mountain
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Tibet Tour from Shangri-La – Baimang Snow Mountain

Update: Nov. 27th, 2012

Baimang Snow Mountain

Tibet Tour from Shangri-La – Brief Introduction of Baimang Snow Mountain

The Baimang Snow Mountain Scenic Area is located on the both sides of National 214 Highway from Shangri-La to Deqen. It is the nature reserve with largest area and highest altitude in Yunnan Province. The peak of Baimang Snow Mountain is covered by snow around the year. On the Baimang Snow Mountain, there is well-protected Frigid Zone Virgin Forest. If you want to climb the Baimang Snow Mountain in your Tibet tour from Shangri-La, you can start from the Benlanzi in Jinsha River Valley. Then, you should go back after reaching the snow level at 4500 meters.

Presently, there is no mature sight spot on Baimang Snow Mountain. Some mountaineers ever tried to climb this mountain. But most travelers will overlook it on the way from Shangri-La to Deqen. In your Tibet tour from Shangri-La, you will enjoy the grand momentum of Baimang Snow Mountain on the way.

Tibet Tour from Shangri-La – Scenery of Baimang Snow Mountain

In summer, snow on mountain melt; cool streams in the forest flow down from high place; the azaleas are in bloom; birds on trees will make out beautiful songs. In autumn, the white snow mountain under the clean and blue sky looks very grand, and trees on the mountain turn golden as if they were deep-dyed. The colors on the mountain are rich and with obvious edge. Furthermore, the red autumn leaves decorate the whole mountain more attractive.

Tibet Tour from Shangri-La – Best Time for Visiting Baimang Snow Mountain

The hinterland of Nature Reserve is blocked by snow in winter. From December to April in next year, the mountain is closed up with heavy snow. In general, automobile can not go into the mountain in this season. The road is open to traffic in summer and autumn. In this season, snow along the highway melts and form streams everywhere. Hence, the best time for visiting Baimang Snow Mountain is summer.

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