White-Water Terraces (Baishuitai), Shangri-La County

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  • The walk down the stream is easy and pleasant, the whole area deserted, and the terraces have a pleasant sound and appearance. It's not a major sight, but it's representative of the Chinese Government...  more »
  • the White Terraces pools are not on the main raod so less people are willing to make the trip. These terraces are one of the most wonderful places we visted in China.Most of the terraces are white and...  more »
  • This is the beautiful scenery of the white stone, being dissolved calcium carbonate flowing fountain. It seems white terraced rice fields. Approximately 100 km in Shangri-La, it took more than two hours and a half by car. It is China's largest flower fountain terrace. Known as the cradle of Naxi culture. A steep climb up whitewater and when we arrived, so the local people having a horse ride. And the sound of flowing water arrived hakusui-white gradually grows, you can explore. Is a place you will want to take a photo. Up a narrow road winding on the road beyond the mountains so pretty down on repeat. Had a herd of goats, to the ethnic minorities who often met! Ethnic costume, a simple smile, or ambiance is the very best. Too long on the road meeting with the landscape of Shangri La is a special place. Both toilets and shop on the way there, so watch out.
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Where to stay in Shangri-La County

Most of the accommodations in Shangri-La County lie in the south of the main town. Centered around Guishan Park, the options here include budget hostels and hotels, and family-run guesthouses on atmospheric commercial streets. Look to the north of the main urban area for a selection of more upmarket establishments--some set in converted historic buildings, and others offering new-build luxury with pools, restaurants, and spas. The rural areas of scenic farmland north of town feature a couple of refined hotels with extensive views of the landscape that surrounds.
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