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High-altitude luxe at three new properties in China

Luxury travel reaches new peaks in China’s Yunnan Province

High-altitude luxe at three new properties in China

Image: Songtsam Lodges

June 12 2011
Maria Shollenbarger

Luxe at high altitude is to be found in the mountains of Yunnan Province in China, where the forward-thinking Songtsam Lodge group, founded by Tibetan Baima Dorjie, has opened three new properties: Songtsam Tacheng, Bezilan and Meili (www.songtsam.com; from £130 per person).

Each of the resorts is situated in a different village around the Three Rivers area. The brand is already known for its multiday treks – the Songtsam Circuit that China specialists are buzzing about – and these new lodges, with their handcrafted furniture and vibrant community engagement programmes, promise to enhance access to what many still dreamily refer to as Shangri-La.

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Treks, China, Lodges