5 Apr 2024 By May Ng

Tea Horse Road LUX* Hotels Takes You on a Scenic Journey of Delight

  • Tea Horse Road LUX* Hotels Series Presents Tailored Itineraries for the May Day Golden WeekAs the May Day holiday approaches, Tea Horse Road LUX* Hotels extends a warm invitation to Yunnan, promising an unforgettable experience amidst the enchanting landscapes and cultural richness of the region.

    Yunnan in May is a sight to behold: Lijiang’s cherries and loquats reach their peak, Shangri-La is adorned with blooming pink cherry blossoms, and the Banzilan mountains shed their snowy mantle.

    Our expert local designers at LUX* have meticulously crafted three distinct itineraries for the May Day holiday, seamlessly blending iconic attractions with new discoveries, ensuring a delightful mix of gastronomic adventures, picturesque vistas, and captivating entertainment for an unparalleled vacation experience.

Itinerary One: “Wild Luxury in Banzilan at 1880 Meters above Sea Level”
Embark on a captivating journey with a 3-night stay at LUX* Banzilan followed by a night at LUX* Shangri-La.

Nestled in Deqin County, Banzilan Town boasts a unique charm at an altitude of 1880 meters, offering a dry and balmy valley climate perfect for leisurely exploration. The itinerary unfolds amidst towering mountains, lush forests, serene lakes, and verdant grasslands.

Highlights include a scenic hike to Niding Village, where untouched forests and babbling streams create an immersive green sanctuary. Revel in panoramic views of the snow-capped Balagzong from a vast meadow, accompanied by a delectable spread of fresh fruits, butter tea, and aromatic black pottery chicken hot pot.

Discover the ethereal beauty of “Moon Lake” in Xiaozhongdian, where a naturally formed circular lake amidst expansive meadows mesmerizes visitors. Indulge in the tranquility of this enchanting locale as you savor freshly brewed coffee by the lakeside.

Itinerary Two: “Snow Mountain Gorge in Lijiang at 2200 Meters above Sea Level”
Embark on a captivating journey with a 2-night stay at LUX* Lijiang, followed by nights at LUX* Sangushui and LUX* Xiaomidi.

Experience the essence of Lijiang’s ancient towns, picturesque valleys, and sprawling plains across three distinct LUX* properties. LUX* Sangushui, nestled in a secluded Yunnan village, promises serenity amidst breathtaking natural vistas.

Immerse yourself in exclusive LUX* experiences such as the “Jinsha River Sunset Cocktail” and the vibrant “Naxi Courtyard Market,” featuring a delectable array of local delicacies and cultural delights.

Embark on an exhilarating hike through Xiaohutiao Gorge in Xiaomidi, followed by a champagne celebration, encapsulating the untamed allure of Yunnan and the refined elegance of LUX*.

Itinerary Three: “Highland Pasture in Shangri-La at 3300 Meters above Sea Level”
Indulge in a comprehensive exploration with a 4-night stay at LUX* Shangri-La, unveiling the mystique of Tibetan culture, natural wonders, and local customs.

Discover the pristine beauty of Pudacuo National Park and the tranquil Napahai Lake, where azure waters and lush meadows create a picturesque tapestry against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks.

Delve into Tibetan traditions with visits to Songzanlin Monastery and engage in insightful conversations with revered Geshe Masters. Experience the meditative art of Thangka painting, capturing the essence of Tibetan spirituality and creativity.

Savor the flavors of Shangri-La with a culinary journey featuring local specialties such as Highland Lily, wild mushrooms, and renowned regional red wine, offering a true taste of the land.

From May 1st to 5th, embark on an exclusive five-day holiday itinerary curated by Tea Horse Road LUX* Hotels, promising a captivating voyage of discovery and relaxation amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Yunnan.