About Zhongdian (Shangri-La)
James Hilton’s diplomat in his book 'Lost Horizon' talked of Shangri-La where he found peace, love and a sense of purpose. Although Shangri-La was a fictional place, Zhongdian was allegedly the inspiration for it and has now been renamed Shangri-La. Perched on a plateau at an elevation of 3,300m and surrounded by dramatic mountains with snow-capped peaks, Shangri-La is home to rugged scenery, remote temples and the start of the Tibetan world.Read More
Zhongdian (Shangri-La) Hotels
If you are planning a Zhongdian (Shangri-La) holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
Zhongdian (Shangri-La) Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Zhongdian (Shangri-La).