Classic One-day Tour of Yulong Snow Mountain
Tourist Attractions on recommended tour route: ①Lijiang—②Yulong Snow Mountain (Ganhaizi)—③Glacier Park—④Blue Moon Valley—⑤Spruce Meadow—⑥Lijiang Impression

Located at the east of Yulong Snow Mountain, evolved from an alp ice-corrasive lake, Ganhaizi (the Sweet Sea Meadow) now dries up for the raise of snow line, so people call it “Dry Lake”.
Ganhaizi is the distribution center for tourists in Yulong Snow Mountain tourism area, by providing visitors with food, housing, travel, transportation, entertainment and purchasing services. The golf course, at the foot of snow-capped mountain, has the longest ball road in the world with highest elevation in Asia. Tourists can also enjoy the large-scale original ecological real scenic show, Impression of Lijiang, which is made by the famous director Zhang Yimou.

The glacier is a natural ice evolving through many years' accumulation and metamorphosing of snow.
The glacier contains mainland glacier and mountain glacier, and the latter is divided into continental glacier and sea-based glacier. The glacier of Yulong Snow Mountain is temperate marine-type glacier. Due to the impact of marine monsoon, the glacier has the features of large quantity of accumulated ablation, high ice temperature, obvious bottom slippage, faster movement, and sensitive to climate changes.
Yulong Snow Mountain totally develop 19 modern glaciers, among which the biggest one “ Baishui No.1” glacier (namely the Glacier Park) locates at the bottom of the main peak Shanzidou, with a total length of 2.9 km. Various ice tower forest lies at the end of glacier, showing blue-green light as the result of sunlight refracted, known as “Green Ice Peak”. To enjoy the wonders, Visitors should take tramway to get to the glacier park.

For the reasons of melt snow water of Yulong Snow Mountain flowing down through the valley, and the moon shadow inverts its reflection in water of the blue lake, and the blue moon valley in James Hilton's works “Lost Horizon” is similar to this one, so it is called as “Blue Moon Valley”.
The Blocked by the mountains in the process of flowing, the water of the Blue Moon Valley forms four big lakes, called “Yuye Lake”, “Mirror Lake”, “Blue Lake”, and “Tingtao Lake (Lake of Listening-to-Great-Waves)”. Around the Lakeshore is rich in vegetation, with snow pick beyond as the background. The lake water is transparently blue, decorated with a little green in almost solidified blue. If you look around from center of the lake surface, you can see continuous white clouds floating among the mountains, reflecting in water, all that make you as if being in  a wonderland.

In Naxi language, it is called “Wu-Lu-You-Cui-Ge”, the land of dying for love, which is the spiritual homeland for ancient Naxi young men and women in pursuit of perfect love. In the Naxi Dongba classic “Lu-Ban-Lu-Rao”, this place was described as an ideal Eden, where people made white deer to plough, red tiger to ride, and pheasant bird to herald the break of a day, and made wine with white snow, where trees hung gold fruits, and the air was clean without flies, that is, “Jade Dragon Third Kingdom” in Naxi legendary.
Here is an alp meadow of flowery sea, surrounded by tall and dense Spruce forest, where you may feel far from earthling's world and be brought into the Xanadu⋯⋯

Impression of Lijiang is as large-scale original ecological real scenic show in daytime, co-directed by the world-famous director Zhan Yimou with Wang Chaoge and Fanyue, this Show includes six segments, which are “Old Caravan”, “Drinking at the foot of Snow Mountain”, “ Paradise in Earth”, “Suite of Songs and Dances”, “Drum Dance for Heaven Worship”, “ Ceremony of Praying Good Fortune ”.
The theater is located at Ganhaizi of Yulong Snow Mountain where the altitude is 3,100 m, with snow mountain as the natural background, the actors are 500 farmers coming from 10 minorities, they dance with the world and sing with the nature by using the original actions, the most simple songs, and the most boiling sweat and that brings you the absolute spiritual shock!
This is a show written by soul.
This is a regalement enjoyed by heart
Here, you will see the daytime dream of yourself⋯⋯
The happy journey begins here