Yunnan · Diqing
Deqin County 德钦县

Tibet in Yunnan.
Picture: Crossing the Jinsha river near Benzilan takes one into Tibet proper.
Benzilan: Crossing the Jinsha river near Benzilan takes one into Tibet proper.


Dramatic mountains, the most famous Meili Snow Mountain, dominate sparsely populated Deqin county.


Benzilan

This old caravan town on the Jinsha River is Yunnan's gateway to Tibet.

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Xiaruo Lisu Township

An unspoilt Tibetan area along the Zhibaluo River.

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Tuoding Lisu Township

An important trading town at the confluence of the Zhubaluo and Jinsha River.

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