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Cold and Unpredictable Mountain!

There were few people when we queued for the cable car at the first station, the foot of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
29lucyng
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Singapore, Singapore
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This mountain is located only 7 kilometers outside of Shangri-la and is easily accessible by car or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pjeos
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Shanghai Region, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There were few people when we queued for the cable car at the first station, the foot of the mountain, which, according to our tour guide, is at an altitude of 3,300m. At the second station, at an altitude of 3,746m, you have to change...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This mountain is located only 7 kilometers outside of Shangri-la and is easily accessible by car or scooter. It is a bit strange that this mountain is not marketed more as an activity or attraction in Shangri-la. While it isn’t really a snow mountain (it...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

From shika, can see a few peak of other mountain. It is very much less crowded and better than Yulong. Cable car and entrance fee is acceptable price.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We travelled here expecting at least to be able to walk a section, but we were told that all the hiking trails were closed for 'development'. We observed the trails from the cable car and they looked perfectly passable. They basically force you to take...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We were there in June 2018. So no snow but cool air and windy. The cable car need maintenance for safety reasons. It stopped a few times and it was nerve wrecking! We went there at 9am and there were very few people. Out of...More

Thank kenishere
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The peak stands at 4500m and it was quite a view up there. Cable car is available, the climb was easy. When you are up there, you will see sprawling mountain stretching far and horizon disappearing. The peak is snowcapped and you might enjoy snowball...More

Thank Josephbtan
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My wife and I spent about a week in Shangri-la County in mid-October. On a bright sunny day we went up to Shika Mountain, which was just over an hour west of the Dukezong Old Town. After getting our tickets and a bottle of oxygen...More

1  Thank allanng2004
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

You pay 220 RMB pp which is a lot of money of its own. We wanted to go to the upper Station and then walk to the middle Station, but the path was closed for unknown reasons. Still we enjoyed the view and went to...More

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Shangrila is always famous with its amazing views and is one of my bucket list. I visited Shangrila at the end of March this year and reached the summit of Shika Snow Mountain on 1st of April at 4500 m. The weather was still very...More

Thank SooMingC1
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Would strongly recommend this visit as it is easily accessible to see a snow-capped mountain. Ticket costs RMB200 per person including a round trip cable car ride. We did not experience any altitude sickness so we did not buy the oxygen canisters that were sold...More

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vokatonik
8 May 2017|
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Don't take the risk. Toddlers can't tell you if he/she feel uncomfortable.
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At altitude of 3000m when we reached Shangri-la city, we started to feel it is hard to breathe. Like I shared, we bought 2 canisters of oxygen each, one for the night to replenish oxygen before sleeping (else you will keep... More
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