Best Time to Visit Shangri-la

Shangri-la is located on the southeastern brim of the world's rooftop Tibetan Plateau with complex landform. Due to the impact of natural conditions, choose the right season is very important for visitors to travel to Shangri-la. Generally speaking, the best time to visit Shangri-la is spring and autumn. During this period, the weather is favorable and the wild flowers are in bloom here and there. In autumn, the fall harvest time, the entire plateau becomes a golden world. From May to June is the time for visitors to see the azalea, yaks and alpine meadow. In July, visitors could enjoy the magnificent view of tiger leaping gorge. And from September to October is the best time to see the Stellera chamaejasme flowers. So, the best month to visit Shangri-la is from May to July and September to October. Please note that temperature difference between these two seasons is sharp, visitors had better bring more heavy clothes to keep warm.

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