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Turtle Mountain Gear & Outfitters

No. 28 Cuolang St, Old Town | West of Old Town Square, Shangri-La County, China
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Great guide, great adventure!

Nathan has been an absolutely astounding guide in Northern Yunnan. Guides with local knowledge are... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
AntoineF87
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Nantes, France
Peaks & Pastures Day Hike

We had a really good day with Nathan, who wisely selected a just-right objective for us based on a... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Climbmom
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Edmonton, Canada
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The knowledgeable staff at Turtle Mountain Gear & Outfitters will get you set up for any sort of adventure you hope to have in Shangri-la. They offer all sorts of outdoor gear rentals, scooter rental, and guided trips. Check out the website or e-mail for more.
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No. 28 Cuolang St, Old Town | West of Old Town Square, Shangri-La County, China
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Nathan has been an absolutely astounding guide in Northern Yunnan. Guides with local knowledge are always a must for us when getting a bit further, but sometimes it can be difficult to remain nimble and adventurous - it was totally natural with him. Knowledgeable about...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We had a really good day with Nathan, who wisely selected a just-right objective for us based on a brief outline of our experience. He also managed the pace well to accommodate for the effects of altitude. Nathan’s multi-day trips sound great and the new...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were looking for a driver and guide to help us explore for alpine plants in the region around Shangri-La, with a particular desire to get away from roads and into good mountain country. Nathan proved to be excellent company, and a great guide too....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I had the pleasure of hiking with Nima to Lake Abuji in April this year. I initially contacted Nathan and my trip was made very easy. I was provided clear information and my options for the hike. Nathan picked me up from the Shangri La...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I have twice used TMG to help organise independent hikes. Both times Nathan has been incredibly helpful and supportive, offering route suggestions and hiring good-quality gear. His knowledge of the local area and people is impressive. Based on my experience I would also recommend TMG...More

Thank Daniel C
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do a 1-day trek around Shangri-la. We decided it the day before by 6pm and the Turtle Mountain Gear was able to arrange everything for us. Our guide, Nima, drove us to the Abuji mountains, where we hiked until a beautiful lake...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I used to think I am not an outdoor girl. My trip with turtle mountain totally changed my view. I am falling love with the beautiful shangrila through our local guide Nima's excellent guide. And their home brewed beer is the bestest!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you Nima! We loved our hike outside Shangri-La. The views were great and we loved passing by the yak pastures. Thanks for preparing delicious meals-- especially the hot pot after a day of walking. The tents were clean and perfect for everyone in our...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Nathan and Nima both have a wealth of knowledge about the great escapes and adventures around Shangri-La. They can do one day tours to a few days camping tours, whatever suits your needs. They can even tailor make your package too like they did for...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I travelled around Yunnan for two weeks with two teenaged girls, both a little familiar with Chinese culture. Shangrila was a bit outside my knowledge of China, so we hired Turtle Mountain to show us around. And we had spectacular views, opportunities to interact with...More

Thank Pamela C
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Eliese T
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Hi Eliese, I'm glad to hear about your interest in our trips. We are preparing to launch a new website that will have more information about specific trips and pricing than our current website. In addition, we hope to offer... More
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