This forgotten secret place in Yunnan, snow-capped mountains and glaciers, virgin forests, and the magical Shambhala Pagoda

time:2023-02-09 07:24:42 source:kilakilavilla.com author:Mountaineering
This forgotten secret place in Yunnan, snow-capped mountains and glaciers, virgin forests, and the magical Shambhala Pagoda

Autumn is a beautiful season. It is high and refreshing. It is the best time for friends to travel together. When you approach the south of Caiyun, you can walk along the National Highway 214. In the picturesque scenery, you can feel the infinite autumn meaning of the plateau scenery. In Shangri-La County, Yunnan, there is a secret place that has been forgotten by the world. Snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and virgin forests form a picture of pure nature. Here is Balagezong, a place as beautiful as a fairyland. In advance, people who have never been to Shangri-La will feel very unfamiliar with this name, but those who have been there once will fall in love with Balagezong. Balagezong is a place with a story. Before 2007 It is invisible on the map of China. It is located in the northwest of Shangri-La County. It is one of the core scenic spots in the "Three Parallel Rivers" World Natural Heritage Hongshan Area, 50 kilometers away from the county seat and 55 kilometers away from Shangri-La Airport. Leaving National Highway 214, the road to Balagezong is winding. This road is 35 kilometers long. It took more than ten years to build the legendary figure in the village, Sina Dingzhu. Before the opening, it was isolated from the world and the traffic was blocked. It took 4 days for people to go to the county town once. Balagezong is rich in tourism resources. I did not expect that such a beautiful fairyland is hidden in the depths of the canyon. It integrates snow-capped mountains, canyons, glaciers, rivers, plateau lakes, and virgin forests. Bodhi tree, Shambhala Pagoda, etc., and Tibetan customs can be experienced at the same time. The natural scenery and humanistic customs are intertwined, so that we can experience the beauty of Tibetan life during travel. I came to Balagezong by accident. This secret place between the canyons brought a great surprise to my trip. There are three hotels in the Balagezong scenic area, all of which are managed by unified management. The hotel between the canyons is very comfortable. You can see the beautiful sunrise and mountains and clouds from the balcony. When I come, I book a hotel room and can also avoid the scenic spot tickets for two people. I think the price is very high, because if you buy this way, you can also enjoy the hotel's private butler service. When you visit the scenic spot, there will be a private butler to help arrange the itinerary. You can go to the scenic spot and consult the specific policy at the front desk. The price/performance ratio is quite High. Bala Village in Balagezong Scenic Spot is an original Tibetan village and the birthplace of Snadingzhu, the founder of the scenic spot. Bala Village has an ancient history of 1,700 years. The villagers have been living a life of isolation, poor and backward, and have no food to eat. Most of the villagers make a living by hunting and planting highland barley, corn, and potatoes. , Bala Village began to get better and better. In Bala Village, we can visit Sinadingzhu's house, a traditional Tibetan-style building, clean and tidy, and now there are some old photos and old objects on display, everyone who hears the story of Sinadingzhu , I couldn't help but give a thumbs up to this Kangba man, one person, one road, an ancient Tibetan village, Sinadingzhu changed the fate of Bala Village with persistence and faith, and the journey from Bala Village to the county seat was The previous 4 days have been shortened to one and a half hours, which is also familiar to more and more travel enthusiasts. If you have enough time to travel to Balagezong, it is more suitable to stay for two nights. The scenic area is very large, the landforms are rich, and there are many tourist attractions. You can feel it slowly. There are many special restaurants in Bala Village, you can taste different For the delicious food, I personally think that the ingredients of the dishes here come from the local area, the taste is very good, and the weight is also very solid. Basically, one meat, one vegetable and one soup are enough for two people, and the price is about 100 yuan. It rained all night, opened the door in the early morning, the fresh air was blowing in, the picture in front of you was intoxicating, the clouds and mist lingered in the mountains, the birds were chirping, the mountains were quiet, and the feeling of seclusion in a fairyland made people feel comfortable. The hotel's breakfast is also amazing. I didn't expect that in this remote mountain village, we can actually enjoy such a hearty breakfast. After breakfast, under the guidance of a private butler, we drove to the unconventional tourist destination of Balagezong Scenic Spot. Shambhala Pagoda. It takes about half an hour from the hotel to the Shambhala Pagoda. Along the way, you are walking on a winding mountain road. The Shambhala Pagoda is 4050 meters above sea level, located in the northeast of the Balagezong God Mountain, and you come to Balagezong. Not everyone will come to Shambhala Pagoda. In the early morning, taking the sightseeing bus in the scenic area, to overcome the dizziness when the high altitude and the mountain road turn, it is still a bit of a test of personal physique for tourists, and it also requires luck to see the Shambhala Pagoda. This is a natural and The formed pyramid-shaped peaks, covered with white snow, stand majestically under the sky, and look like lamas sitting and chanting scriptures and open scriptures. The three high mountains of the stupa, the scriptures, and the old lama are hailed by people as the three treasures of "Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha". They are the wonders of nature. Because it rained the day before, when I arrived, I didn't see Shambhala Buddha. The whole picture of the tower, although it is regrettable, but it is beautiful after coming here. The thousand-year-old Bodhi tree in the Balagezong Scenic Spot is also a spectacle. This is a Bodhi tree that has grown in nature for more than 3,000 years. This ancient Bodhi tree only took one night to grow. There is a hand, which is like a human hand, with 5 fingers, and stretches into the next rock peak. Many tourists will come here to visit. If you like pure natural scenery, then go for a walk between the canyons and walk the 2.5-kilometer wooden sightseeing plank road with your friends. You can enjoy the water and mountains on both sides of the Gangqu River. The end of the wooden plank road is Balagezong. Rafting in the canyons in the scenic area, sit on a leather raft, go down the river, and feel the sound of wind and birds in nature. Travelers know no bounds. In the walks, nature will always bring us too much moving, because we have expectations, so we are not afraid of the long journey. The slow time of Balagezong, the inadvertent encounter, is fixed as my memory. The future is always beautiful, and the road ahead is still very long. I hope that the distance that my heart longs for can be reached.

(Responsible editor:Short trip)

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