After breakfast, follow your guide to drive around 5 hours to Deqin County (3400m altitude). You won’t be board since there are many amazing views on the way!
After 1.5-hour driving, you would have a panoramic view of Nixi Pottery Village which is a remote village with long history of pottery. Continuing driving along Jinshan River, you could enjoy the beautiful natural scenery along the river and arrive at Benzilan Town for lunch.
After lunch, move on your visit to Dongzhulin Monastery. Lesser-visited though Dongzhulin Monastery is, it has a quite famous historical origin as the cradle of the Tibetan Buddhism in Western Yunnan Province. The Monastery houses many precious relics like Buddhist statues, Thangkas, and pagodas.
Then, you will pay a visit to The First Bend of Jinsha River, also called the Moon Bend, is a spectacular natural landscape on the boarder of Yunnan Province and Sichuan Province. The grand Jinsha River flows and takes a bend in the shape of “Ω” around the pyramid-like Rizhui Peak, impressing the visitors a lot with the amazing views.
Arrival at Feilaisi in the late afternoon, the gorgeous sunset over Meili Snow Mountain will be waiting for you! Meili Snow Mountain is reputed as “Snow Mountain Prince” in China and attracts endless backpackers with the scene of “Snowy Peak bathed in Gold Sunlight”. There are 13 peaks with altitude over 6,000 meters in Meli Snow Mountain, enjoying the title of “Thirteen Peaks of the Snow Mountain Prince”. The main peak of Meli Snow Mountain, Kawakarpo Peak, is the highest in Yunnan Province with 6740 meters without being topped as so far.
Accommodation: Overnight in Feilaisi