All Things To Do in Daocheng Yading

Detailed Introduction of Daocheng Yading of its attractions and activities. Included are hiking and trekking, photography, middle kora trek. Find useful travel guide and information about Daocheng Yading in details.

Explore Yading Nature Reserve

Explore Yading Nature Reserve

Yading Nature Reserve is a big nature park located in Daocheng near the border to Yunnan Province. It is considered to be the heartland of the former Shangri-La, the mythical land on earth. A visit to Daocheng Yading involves days of driving and difficult walking at high altitude but it is worth as it has the very beautiful lakes Milk Lake, Pearl Lake and Wuse Lake as well as the three holy mountains named Chenrezig, Jampayang and Chenadorje.

Yading Middle Kora Trek

Yading Middle Kora Trek

A middle-Kora Circuit Trek is to retrace the foot trails of Joseph Rock. It is a hard trek from east of Yading Reserve to the center land of Yading with breath-taking views and landscape. It is a multiday trekking with overnight in the tents. This is one of the most difficulty treks and also a less-known trip to all.

Photography

Photography

The best photo season is autumn yet in other seasons such as summer, Yading is also good for photographers. The best locations to take good photos of its lakes and mountains are by the Pearl Lake and by the Milk Lake.

Hiking and Trekking

Hiking and Trekking

Yading is called the Shambala of Tibet. Shambala means Shangrila, the lost land of the world, indicating the unexplored world on earth and its exotic beauty. In fact the beauty of Yading has attracted lots of visitors but due to its remote location many visitors have to make other plans. Now there is an airport so the trip to Yading will take much shorter time. Hiking at Yading is hiking in the wonderful Tibetan highland where picturesque valleys are dotted with turquoise lakes and surrounded by stunning snow-capped peaks. There are two different ways of hiking at Yading, one is the day hiking that you have a nice day walk in the Yading Nature Reserve and the other one is to have over a week’s serious trekking around Yading. Find more information about Yading hiking below

Daocheng Yading Tour Packages

View below the best-selected tour packages of Daocheng Yading. Included are the 6-day hiking tour to Daocheng Yading from Chengdu by driving, the 10-day Middle Kora Trek to Yading and the 3-day flying tour to Daocheng Yading

  • Sichuan Travel 2017

    Daocheng Yading Hiking Tour – 6 days from $659

    To aspire the holy mountains of Daocheng Yading on a week-long bus tour from Chengdu. Embrace the stunning views of Milk Lake, Wuse Lake and Pearl Lake in the park...

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  • Sichuan Travel 2017

    Daocheng Yading Hiking Tour – 3 days from $990

    This 2 and half day Yading adventure takes you to embrace the believed-to-be the mysterious Tibetan heaven of Shangri-La. Hiking is at high elevation but views are stunning.

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  • Sichuan Travel 2017

    Yading Middle Kora Trek - 10 daysfrom $978

    This is a multi-day hard trek around the big mountains of Yading Nature Reserve. It is considered to be one of the most difficult yet beautiful treks in China.

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