Discover Shangri-la, a mystical Tibetan enclave in China’s last frontier. Journey to The Hidden Valley Resort, the first glamping boutique resort in Shangri-la, Yunnan. The 7-hectare resort sits on sprawling meadows surrounded by majestic mountains. It unravels the beauty of the Himalayas, offering a unique travel experience at 3,160 metres above sea level – and is just 20 minutes from the Diqing Shangri-la Airport.


The Resort invites guests to rejuvenate, reawaken their senses, and experience the true essence of Tibetan life. Immerse yourself in a total cultural and adventure-rich experience. With full board lodging, we take care of everything from accommodation, farm-to-table meals, and guided activities to airport transfers. An itinerary will be designed for you by our Adventure Concierge -  tailored to your interests and the seasonal highlights. This way, you can enjoy total peace of mind as you explore Shangri-la.

Tibetan-Inspired Accommodation

Glamp in Tented Villas, inspired by the Tibetan nomadic lifestyle -- or stay in an authentic Tibetan Residence, a refurbished Tibetan home offering a peek into the local way of life.

Farm-to-Table Dining

Indulge in farm-fresh meals that celebrate seasonal flavours, with organic produce from the Resort’s own garden. Enjoy a fine selection of Tibetan highland barley liquor and award-winning Shangri-la beers.

Unique Experiences

Explore China’s last frontier. A gateway into Tibet, Shangri-la’s exotic culture, hiking trails and surreal landscapes offer both exciting exploration and serenity.

Adventure Concierge

Choose from a wide range of unique experiences and guided activities, designed by the Resort’s Adventure Concierge team.

"Local guide Sonam Gelek is one of Shangri-la's secret treasures."  - The Telegraph



"Paradise Found - Shangri-La is the name of a fictional utopia in a 1933 novel. The real Shangri-La, Zhongdian county in Yunnan province lives up to the reputation."

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Lee Siew Hua, Travel Correspondent from The Straits Times


"Cultural immersion

is a central part of the activities" 

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Silkwinds, the inflight magazine of SilkAir

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"The Hidden Valley Resort was a truly memorable experience quite unlike anything else I have experienced to date."

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Jensen Chua,

JetBlogger of Jetabout Holidays


"I marvelled at the unbelievably over-the-top --- almost to the point of garish-vibrant colours around me. So vibrant were they that I was a little worried that readers of the National Geographic magazine would think I had over photoshopped the files."

Michael Yamashita,

National Geographic photographer

"Traditions are respected and local ways incorporated at The Hidden Valley Resort."

Jeff Fuchs, award-winning Himalayan explorer and author of The Ancient Tea Horse Road

The Hidden Valley Resort

Bisong Village, Jiantan Town, Shangri-la City,

Diqing  Prefecture, Yunnan Province 674400 China

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To ensure a cultural and adventure-rich experience in Shangri-la for our guests, The Hidden Valley Resort provides full board lodging, which includes accommodation, farm-to-table meals, guided activities in Shangri-la, airport transfers from Diqing Shangri-la airport.
Our full board rates are seasonal. To get a quote or make an enquiry, please email us here:

"Explore the resort's pristine landscape while riding on a Tibetan horse.

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The Straits Times

(May'19) U magazine feature (HK)-scanned

"Guests can choose to glamp in Tented Villas, inspired by the nomadic Tibetan lifestyle or stay in a Tibetan Residence, a 

150-year old traditional Tibetan house.

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U Magazine, Hong Kong

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