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Baima Snow Mountain

The Baima Snow Mountain lies in Deqin County of Yunnan Province, between the Jinsha River and Lancang River. The highest peak of the mountain is 5,429.6 meters above sea level, covered with snow all year round. The area of 180,000 hectares that surrounds the mountain is a nature reserve, where complete vertical sight of virgin forest and rare plants and animals could be found. Black snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti), a kind of animals under the first-class national key protection, live in the forest.

The Baima Snow Mountain is in the middle part of the Hengduan Mountain Range, and belongs to Deqin County. The snow mountain covers a total area of 187,977 hectares with the highest peak rising 5,430 meters above sea level. Most peaks are over 4,000 meters above sea level and 20 of them rise beyond 5,000 meters. Seen from afar, the mountain (the most magnificent part of the Hengduan Mountain Range) is covered with white snow and presents a spectacular view to travelers. Inside the nature reserve, there is a vast area of virgin forest, which is a well preserved natural integration. Currently, the nature reserve of the Baima Snow Mountain aims to protect the rare black snub-nosed monkeys, and natural views of the typical mountainous vertical zone (high mountains and canyons) of the Hengduan Mountain Range.

Transportation: Planes are available at Kunming and Chengdu airports flying to Shangri-La, Yunnan Province. Baima Snow Mountain is 153 km away from Shangri-La and tourists can go there by bus.

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