Difference between revisions of "Xidang"
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Xidang is a city in Region name.
Xidang is located in the Mekong river valley at the altitude of 2 300 m. As Feilaisi is getting more and more touristy, some people prefer staying in Xidang before starting the Yubeng trek.
There is a local bus from Deqin to Xidang daily at 3 pm and from Xidang back to Deqin at 8 am. The bus takes you to Xidang village, not up to the hot springs, unless there are enough people going up. It's 15 yuan from Deqin to Xidang, add 5-10 to go to the hot springs. Taking a minivan from Deqin is 150 yuan. It is also possible to hike down from Feilaisi.
There is a nice temple (Bajiu) down by the the Mekong river with two large stupas and 108 small ones. Also ruins of an old tower and a walking bridge across the Mekong river.
There are a few guest houses in the village.
The public bus to Deqin leaves 8 am from the village.