Getting There - Get to Ringha in a few ways - Enjoy a scenic one-hour drive from Diqing Airport. - Take a short 45-minute flight from Kunming International Airport - Or take a 15-hour coach ride from Kunming to Diqing
About Ringha - Located in Shangri-la region, northwest of Yunnan Province, southwest of China - 3,600 metres above sea level. - Sacred place in the heart of Tibetan religion. - Considered holy ground of ancient Tibetan Bon Shamanism. - Story 1: O A holy man founded Ringha 800 years ago and built Da Bao Si after several aspects of this holy ground convinced him to build the monastery in the shape of an elephant. O Elephant is a symbol of royalty, power or holiness in Buddhist scripture. O Banyan Tree Ringha is built on the elephant’s trunk. O Ringha is also a very rich area with an abundance of fertile land and fresh water. O Also said to be filled with hold. - Story 2: O Chong Khapa, founder of yellow cap sect in Buddhism, arrived in Ringha after he let his goat loose. O It was believed that one method of locating a holy ground is to let a goat wander and follow it until it stops. O The goat, a sacred animal because of its life-nurturing qualities, stopped in Ringha and refused to move on. - An unexplored region with breath-taking sceneries of its nature and a kaleidoscope of seasonal changes. - Rich culture and traditional architectures
Tibetan Lodges - Eleven keys - Eight 2-bedroom - Three family suites - Approximately 200sqm - Key feature is the luxuriously designed bathroom fitted with a handcrafted wooden bathtub - Amenities include a mini-bar, specially designed bathrobes, warm winter linens, IDD telephone, professional laundry and so on.
Banyan Tree Ringha - Opening in September 2005 - 30-minute drive from Shangri-la airport, Diqing - First Banyan Tree Resort in China - 32 traditional Tibetan lodges and suites - Reconstructed from Tibetan farm houses - Interior is beautifully decorated with contemporary Tibetan art and crafts
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Banyan Tree Lijiang Getting There • Short 40-min flight from Kunming International Airport. • 8-hr coach ride from Kunming • 40-min away from Lijiang Airport •5-hr drive between Lijiang & Shangri-La.
Banyan Tree Lijiang About Lijiang • Located in Northwest of Yunnan Province, Southwest of China •Officially inscribed in “UNESCO World Heritage List” in 1997 • 2,000m above sea levelDayan Old Town • Situated to the south of the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain • Breath-taking sceneries, rich culture, traditional architectures and kaleidoscope of seasonal experiencesSpruce Mountain
Banyan Tree Lijiang• Opened in April 2006• 2nd Banyan Tree Resort in China• 55 single – storey villas Pavilion Hotel Front Entrance Lobb y
Recreation Activities• Tennis: 1 hard court, racquet & tennis balls are availablecomplimentary on request• Tours & Treks: Begin your explorations with these tours and treks,which are done either on foot, horseback or bicycle. Various tours andtreks available with English and Chinese speaking tour guides• Mountain Bicycles: Male, female and children• Fitness Centre: open daily from 1000 hrs – 2200 hrs• Yoga Room: open daily from 1000 hrs – 2200 hrs
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