From Jiànchuān (剑川), minivans (¥13, 45 minutes) run to and from Shāxī. Moving on, you’ll have to backtrack to Jiànchuān. There are buses every 20 to 30 minutes to Dàlǐ (¥39) between 6.30am and 6pm. To Lìjiāng (¥23, 1½ hours) there are buses at 9am, 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Buses to Kūnmíng (¥168) leave at 9.30am and 6pm, and to Shangri-la (¥46) at 9am and 10am.