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Yubeng Village

Yunling Country, Deqin County 674502, China
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One of the best places I've ever been to.

Yubeng is such a cool place to visit. It is only accessible by foot and that really adds to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Uros D
via mobile
Outstanding 4d Trek.

Each day is around 5-7h. Take your time, you're at 3000-4000m altitude and you will feel it! Day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin P
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Yunling Country, Deqin County 674502, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yubeng is such a cool place to visit. It is only accessible by foot and that really adds to the atmosphere of the place. We went during winter although many people online advised us not to. We had a blast, it started snowing lightly when...More

Thank Uros D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each day is around 5-7h. Take your time, you're at 3000-4000m altitude and you will feel it! Day 1, walk in from Xidang to Upper Yubeng Day 2, walk to/from Glacial Lake. This is outstanding, the glacier and 6000m high mountains surround you up there...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Upper Yubeng for several days, great as a starting point for the gorgeous hikes in the area, including Ice Lake (bing hu) and Holy Waterfall (shen pu). While there are a lot of guesthouses and plenty of hikers, the town feels very...More

Thank Andrew A
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

YuBeng village is located on foot of Tibetan paople's holy mountain Meili Snow Mountain (KawaKarpo), sea level 6740m - the highest mountain in YunNan province. As there have no road to village, tourists have to trek into village. high light: Tibetan village, glacier, ice lake,...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

definitely a worthwhile effort to go there. I went Yubeng Village in early Nov 2017 entering from Xidang. The secluded village is only accessible by foot and donkey, temperature at night could fall to 1 or 2 celsius though it yet to turn winter. All...More

4  Thank ycmil
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Small town of tibettan origin, some old buildings remain, pigs, cattle and hens in the houses and on the streets, wine growing.

Thank Wilbert D
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you like hiking and truly trekking in the middle of nowhere Yubeng Village is for you! Since it's only accessible by foot, you get to experience the true tranquility of nature. You can go in either summer or winter. I went in winter and...More

2  Thank Elli_Traveling
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I spent three days in Yubeng village and really enjoyed it, where I rate as the best place for hikers to visit. The ice lake and water fall are the must go places where you can closely see the sacred and magnificent Meili snow mountains....More

Thank Jason Y
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

From Shangri-la we took the 8:20 bus to deqin and waited for the 3pm bus to Xidang. By the time it arrived in Xidang it was too late to start the trek to Yubeng. We did walk 5k up to the hot springs and stayed...More

1  Thank James P
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a great hiking trip to and around Yubeng. This remote Tibetan village and its surroundings have some of the most beautiful views, including the Meilei snow mountain, Glacier Lake and a sacred waterfall. The trip with our guide, Gonpo, gave us an opportunity...More

2  Thank trekman2017
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Not like New England the state keeps a stable temperature, enjoy year round spring like that. What you should worry about is the rain.....
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