I as soon as learn a novel named Misplaced Horizon by British creator James Hilton which desribed Shangri-la as a mystical, harmonious valley. As a travel-lover, I traveled many locations in China to search out such Shangri-la in actual life. I as soon as spent a number of days to hike within the west Sichuan to search out the place near the soul. The Heaven of Photographers – Xinduqiao Day 1: Chengdu, Yaan, Luding, Kangding to Xinduqiao. Xinduqiao can be known as east Russia. Though no landmark view will be discovered, about 10-kilometer route alongside 318 Freeway is considered “Corridor of Photographers”. The Tibetan residences are very characterised with spacious white-walled courtyard and red-painted gate. The fabric for constructing homes are stone. Standing on Xinduqiao, you possibly can overlook Gongga Mountain. Excessive Metropolis – Litang Day 2: Yajiang, Tu’er Mountain, Litang, Haizi Mountain, Daocheng Rising over 4,000 meters above sea lever, Litang County is situated within the southwest Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. With stunning view, Litang was as soon as the hometown of Dalai VII, Dalai X and different eminent monks in order that Litang is reputed as “Holyland of Snow Land and Pearl of Grassland”. However, guests ought to take note of altitude stress. Daocheng County – Yading Pure Reserve Docheng can be named Daocheng Yading, situated within the south of Ganzi Tibet Autonomous Prefecture. It’s well-known for its distinctive and primitive pure view and considered “the Last Shangri-la”. The scenic zone is separated into two half: Daocheng and Yading. What attracts vacationers is Daocheng Holy Peak which is comprised of Xiannairi, Yingmaiyong and Xianuoduo peaks. In addition to Yading, many locations close to the downtown of Daocheng value a go to like quiet rivers, stunning pink grassland and historical temples. Day 3: Yading, Daocheng, Litang, Xinduqiao and Kangding Mugecuo consists of such scenic zone as Fangcao Garden, Seven Colour Lake, Azalea Valley, Scorching Spring, Wild Man Lake, Purple Lake and Black Lake. You may expertise the completely different views within the space in a day. So, if you wish to expertise the actual pure view with out the affect of human being energy, you must hike the west Sichuan. Perhaps it will likely be very drained to complete the journey, nevertheless it value your effort.