Meili Snow Mountain is the most spectacular snow-capped mountain group in Yunnan. It has hundreds of miles of snow-capped peaks, accounting for 34.5% of Deqin County. Meili Snow Mountain not only has the Prince Thirteen Peak, but also unique snowy wonders. Under the Kawagebo peak, glaciers and moraine are scattered, the Mingyong Glacier is the most spectacular glacier among them. The Mingyong glacier extends from an altitude of 5,500 meters place to a forest area of 2,700 meters above sea level.
"Transfer" is a solemn and sacred religious ritual that prevails in areas such as Tibet. The Buddha said: People's acquaintances have a fate of five hundred years. Turning around in Meili Snow - this pilgrimage road with a history of seven hundred years, the devout pilgrims are bowing to the mountain.
According to legend, this internal transfer route was initiated by a master of Tibetan Buddhism. It has a history of more than 700 years and has a total length of about 150 kilometers. There are many masters and beautiful scenery along the way. The Feilai Temple, Yubeng Village and Mingyong Glacier on the route are all famous scenic spots.
The Xiao Nong Base Camp was built by the Sino-Japanese joint mountaineering team in 1991. It is a base camp of the Kagbo Peak in the Meili Snow Mountain, a place where people who travel to Yubeng Village will go, where the altitude is 3,900 meters. Travel lovers who like to hike and explore will go to this base camp, stand at the foot of the snow mountain, enjoy the beauty of nature, miss the mountaineering heroes and feel life.
After climbing over the mountains, hikers can take a short break here, boil water and food, and warm themself by at the fire.
Meili Snow Mountain, located in the world-famous Jinsha River, Minjiang River and Nujiang River, the “Three Parallel Rivers” area, is a large group of snow mountains with a north-south trend. The Northern section is called Meili Snow Mountain, the Middle section is called Prince Snow Mountain, the Southern section is called Biluo Snow Mountain. It is connected to the Tibet Agungni Mountain from North, and there are 13 peaks with an average elevation of over 6,000 meters, which is called "Prince Thirteen Peaks".
When you face to this beautiful Meili Thirteen Peaks, we can only listen, feel and gaze then can we understand that human to nature, nature to nature, are never confrontation, but a silent exchange, tenderly confiding...
Meili Snow Mountain is located in the world-famous Jinsha River, Lancang River and Nu River, the “Three Parallel Rivers” area. It is connected to the Tibet Agungni Mountain from north and the Biluo Snow Mountain in the south. The main peak, Kawagebo, is 6,740 meters above sea level and is situated on the main ridgeline of the Nu Mountain ridge. The Kawagbo, the highest peak in Yunnan, is the protector of the Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma branch. The peak shape is like a majestic and towering pyramid, and the hidden cloud sea makes it more mysterious. As one of the "eight great mountaines in the Tibetan area", The Kawagbo is known around the world as the "God of the Snow Mountain".
Kawagbo and its surrounding peaks, called the "Thirteen Peaks" although, it doesn’t mean there exact are thirteen snow peaks, "thirteen" means a auspicious number in the Tibetan, then thirteen peaks means there are many peaks. Among them, the MianCiMu Peak, the Jiwa Ren'an Peak, the BuJiongSongJieWuXue Peak, the MaBingZaLawang Peak, the CuGuiLaka Peak, and the ShuoLaZanGuiMianBu Peak are relatively famous. And the graceful MianCiMu Peak, meaning the goddess of sea, is located on the south side of Kawagebo peak.
The Mingyong Glacier is one of the longest glaciers under the Kawagebo Peak. It is a low-latitude tropical monsoon maritime modern glaciers, and the snow on the top is frozen all year round. It just like a dragon lingers from the high snow peak to the foot of the mountain, straight to the edge of the river, just over 800 meters from the Lancang River.
Here, every step will step into the poetry, every heartbeat will touch the melody, and every blink of an eye will flash the picture.
Kawagbo, the main peak of Prince Snow Mountain, is the meaning of the Tibetan word "white snow mountain", commonly known as "the god of snow mountains." The original legend is that a nine-headed and eighteen-armed sacred god was later educated by the master of the lotus, and became a buddhas, command the border and protect this area.The statue of Kawagbo is enshrined on the altar, riding a white horse, and holding a long sword, just like a powerful protector.
On the south side of Kawagebo, there is a Rainfall Waterfall pouring down from the cliffs of the kilometer, especially spectacular in summer. Since it is melted snow water pours from the snow peaks, the color is pure and clear; when the sun shines, water evaporation like clouds and fog, and it likes a rainbow under the sunshine. The water of the Rainfall Waterfall is sacred in the hearts of the pilgrims, they are deeply absorbed in it and seek for auspicious purposes. The mountains and lakes are quiet and clear, so the passers-by almost have a quiet voice and do not want to provoke the gods. An intact and rich forest is a Buddhist world which is protected by the Buddha's heart.