PLANNING THE TRIP
The Shangri-La Marathon takes place in the remote mountain location and it requires runners to plan for a minimum 5-day trip for the race. Race entry includes transportation from Shangri-La to the race headquarters location and back.
- Arrive on May 17
- Depart on May 23
Shangri-La average elevation is 3,280 meters (10,761 feet) above sea level. It is highly recommended that runners arrive 3 to 5-days early into Shangri-La to allow you to fully acclimatize to the high altitude.