We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Simply magnificent

Beautiful, magnificent, spectacular! It was well worth the 1.5 hours drive from Benzilan! If you... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Esther W
via mobile
Pilgrimage

Visited in November. Weather was perfect as rainy season had past, providing clear views of... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
farmjim
,
Moose Jaw, Canada
via mobile
Read all 182 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Also known as the Prince Snow Mountain, it is famous for its main and yet unconquered peak, Kagebo Peak.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Shengping Town, Deqin County 674500, China
Write a ReviewReviews (182)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"golden sunrise"
in 3 reviews
"holy mountain"
in 3 reviews
"tibetan buddhists"
in 2 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 2 reviews
"highest peak"
in 2 reviews
"scenery"
in 4 reviews
"peaks"
in 8 reviews
"road"
in 11 reviews
"china"
in 10 reviews
"morning"
in 5 reviews
"november"
in 3 reviews
"shangri"
in 8 reviews
"snow"
in 11 reviews
"hours"
in 11 reviews
"destination"
in 3 reviews
"winter"
in 4 reviews
"glacier"
in 10 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, magnificent, spectacular! It was well worth the 1.5 hours drive from Benzilan! If you haven’t been to Meili Snow Mountain, you can’t say you have been to Shangri-La.

Thank Esther W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Visited in November. Weather was perfect as rainy season had past, providing clear views of Kwargabo and the sister peaks.

Thank farmjim
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a hotel across from Meili Snow Mountain. The view from the balcony was fantastic! As the clouds moved along, the various peaks were revealed. Sat and watched the majestic snow-capped peaks and glaciers all afternoon. At sunrise the following morning, the highest peak,...More

3  Thank Dorothy L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth coming a long way -3 hours by car from Shangri La. There are other snowy mountains e.g. Baima, Yuling, etc. I haven't visited all the others but this is really beautiful, having been to French Alps. We only did the touristic viewing platform,...More

Thank terrycwou
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was an excellent way to spend a morning. One would of advice pay heed to your drivier's instructions regarding the use of the oxygen bottles since at 4,600mtrs which is the height of the gondala station you are more that half way up the...More

Thank chrisdxuk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The best view of these snow moutains is the golden sunrise, so it'd better to take a night at Fei Lai Temple village, bus from Lijiang city will stop here, and a lot of hotels are besides the road.In winter it has bigger chance than...More

5  Thank XUEGANG Z
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山, also known as Prince Snow Mountain) is located northwest of Shangri-La City, Yunnan, China. Meili Snow Mountain Fei Lai Temple Viewing Platform (梅里雪山飛來寺觀景台) is about 185 km from Shangri-La City via G214 national highway. It is the perfect location where you...More

4  Thank jameshuang
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 June 2016

So beautiful as we were facing Meili Snow Mountain just right outside from our inn. Waking up every morning was a blessing. According to the locals, the best time to see Meili Snow Mountain in its full glory is during October. Sadly we went during...More

Thank healthykiwi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Fantastic! Amazing snow mountain especially with the sunrise. I managed to enjoy the sunrise along with the mountain right from my hotel window

1  Thank Clara C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 March 2016

you will never see a mountain like this. especially in the sun raise, what amazing view !! although is quite cold here but surely it is worth to travel

1  Thank 0101jerry0101
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Deqin County
Feilaisi Pearl Hotel
5 reviews
.24 km away
Meili Holiday Hotel
3 reviews
.33 km away
Kawagebo Hotel
7 reviews
4.63 km away
Migratory Bird Inn
14 reviews
4.63 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jinsha River First Beach in Sichuan
6 reviews
44.09 km away
Bingzhongluo Country
10 reviews
53.77 km away
Yubeng Village
92 reviews
9.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Meili Snow Mountain staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit