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The mineral terraces of Baishuitai

Baishuitai (Chinese: 白水台) is a village between Lijiang and Shangri-La County in northwestern Yunnan province, China. Located slightly north of Haba near the upper Yangtze river valley, it is noted for its natural mineral terraces.

Get in[edit]

  • from Tiger Leaping Gorge

In October 2013, there was a daily bus running between Tiger Leaping Gorge and Baishuitai at a price of 55 RMB. Tickets can be purchased at Tina's Guest House or Tibet Guest House. Taxis can also be arranged, at a price of around 300 RMB.

  • from Shangri-la

In August 2013, there were two daily buses operating between Shangri-la and Baishuitai, one leaving Shangri-la at 9 am and one at 2 pm. The ticket price was 25 RMB. The journey of about 90 km lasts around 3 hours, because of the very difficult mountain road.

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Coordinates: 27°30′09″N 100°02′11″E / 27.50250°N 100.03639°E / 27.50250; 100.03639