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Daocheng county

Daocheng County lies in the southern part of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, on the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and in the middle section of Hengduan Mountains. It is at the conjunction area of five counties and three prefectures across Sichuan and Yunnan. It borders Litang County and Genyen Mountain in the north, Muli County and Lugu Lake in the east, Zhongdian County and Lijiang County in Yunnan Province in the south.

Daocheng County 

Daocheng has profound cultural background. Its mysterious culture of sacred mountains make people feel the internal rhyme of nature, its profound religious culture illustrates its cultural heritage of thousands of years, and the unique costume culture expresses its diversified aesthetic features. Also the culture of residential houses demonstrate its unique architectural wisdom, the simple pottery culture, turnery culture and weaving culture illustrate the ups and downs in the past long history and become more brilliant. All these cultures constitute a unique and attractive Daocheng culture full of mysteries and legends.

Daocheng County 

Daocheng boasts fantastic and superb sceneries. The huge difference between the highest peaks over 6,000 meters and the lowest elevation of 1,900 meters brought about various natural and ecological landscapes. The Daocheng Shangri-La Eco-tourist Zone based on Yading Nature Reserve boasts the most striking snow-clad mountains, glaciers, lakes and grasslands in the world and is famous as the soul of China's Shangri-La. The Haizi Mountain is the largest ancient ice cap on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and is famous for its vastness. The Echu Mountain in the autumn is colorful and is a paradise of photography lovers. The boundless poplar forests demonstrate a beautiful scene seen in the southern areas of the Yangtze River. The amazing red grasslands attract people.

Daocheng County 

The Yading Airport in Daocheng is operating now with regular flights from Chengdu every day. The existing highway from Chengdu has been upgraded; besides, Lijiang-Yading Highway is now under construction. As the facilities for tourists going up, Yading will play its key role as the soul of China's Shangri-La. And Daocheng, as the last stop to realize your Shangri-La dream, will be not remote any more.