Songtsam Shangri-la is the flagship lodge of Songtsam Lodges, it is originally known as Songtsam Hotel or Songtsam Lugu Hotel . It has hosted thousands of intrepid travelers from all over the world in the past 10 years.
The hotel is 20 minute from Shangri-la (Diqing) airport, we provide airport transportation.
Songtsam Shangri-la (3,290m) is situated right next to the Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. The lodge is housed in a traditional Tibetan dwelling within this typical, self-sufficient Tibetan farming village where the founder of Songtsam, Baima Dorjie, spent his childhood.
Please click HERE or the image below for a 360 photo of the lodge lobby (By Mr. Jook Leung)
Although most of the rooms are of modest size, they excel in conveying a true homely feel. All rooms are decorated in the Tibetan style with modern comforts. The founder of Songtsam handpicked many of the decorative pieces and furniture for each room. The collection includes antique furniture and traditional Tibetan carpets. Some features are hand-made, such as the copper sinks in our fully renovated bathrooms. Rooms with views over the lake are also available.
* We provide lodge-to-lodge transportation to facilitate travel. For more details please click here.
* We arrange daily acitivities free or at basic of charge. For details, please refer to Daily Activities PDF.
Our cozy and warm Tibetan restaurant is open all day, serving unique Tibetan cuisine as well as Western cuisine with fusion flavors and local ingredients, such as pizza with Tibetan cheese and herb-seasoned spaghetti. Being an organic restaurant, we are supplied with natural products from many surrounding villages. Additionally, no artificial flavorings, such as MSG or chicken extract, are used in our kitchens.
The rooftop provides a stunning view of Songzanlin Monastery, the beautiful lake, and stars at night. Cocktail parties or BBQs can be arranged on request
The sunny courtyard is one of the reasons that guests love about this lodge, watching flowers in bloom and golden fishes swimming in the lovely pond, listening to birds singing, it is a haven for people escaping from the big cities.
The lobby is not big but very cozy. Decorated by hand picked paintings, old furniture as well as beautiful carpets and fire place, the lobby is a place where guests can sip a cup of ginger tea and relax.
Tibetan style with functional settings, the Conference package includes accommodation, group luncheons, tea breaks. Also, we can arrange excursions, activities for the group on request.