Take the 5-day Lijiang tour to have an adventure hiking trip in Tiger Leaping Gorge! It will make you an impressive experience. Aside from visiting the classic attractions like Lijiang Ancient Town, Black Dragon Pool Park, you may indulge yourself in the scenery when hiking in Tiger Leaping Gorge. Enjoy your discovery…

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Upon you arrival, you will be met and welcome at the airport or rail station, then transferred to hotel check in. The rest of leisure time will be on your own arrangement, or it will be a good choice to take your time in exploring Lijiang Ancient Town.

Begin your day with an exploration to Lijiang Old town, where originally called Dayan. Lijiang is a very well preserved old town built by Naxi people with unique cultural background. It was listed as the World Cultural Heritage Sites in 1997. You can have a panarama view at Wangu Tower on the top of  the Lion Hill ( Shishan Hill). Then you will visit the Black Dragon Pool Park. Located at the foot of Elephant Hill, it is a famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park (Yu Quan Park) with a short walk north of Lijiang Old Town. It was built in 1737 during the Qing Dynasty and offers a spectacular view of the region's tallest mountain, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, over its white marble bridge. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a cycle tour to visit the Shuhe and Baisha Old Town.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to the start point of Tiger Leaping Gorge hiking route (altitude: 1790m) in 2-hour’s driving. You will finish the first section at Naxi's House in around 2hrs, where you will have lunch and have a rest. The 2nd part in the afternoon is about 3.5hrs. Steep yourself in this marvelous gorge and river, and enjoy the The most difficult section is called 28 zigzags which lead you to the highest point at altitude of 2650m. You will overnight in a guest house.

Meal: B, L, D

After a sweet night and good breakfast, continue the trekking. Most of the roads are descend and much easier. At noon time you will reach the end of the trekking, Tina's House, for lunch. Transfer back to Zhongdian or Lijiang after a full rest.

  You May Want To Know  

  • The weather conditions at Tiger Leaping Gorge can change quickly and sometimes can cause landslides which may affect travel. Therefore, your guide may have got to revise the itinerary to take account of the local road and weather conditions.

Meal: B, L

Free at leisure in the morning. According to your flight or train schedule, you will be transferred to the airport or rail station at the appointed time. Say goodbye to Lijiang and leave for your next destination.

Optional Activites

  • If you would like to explore more about Lijiang, Wenhai is a good place to visit after breakfast. Located at the foot of the main peak of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, it is evolved from an ancient glacial lake. In the old days, Wenhai was one of the main roads of the ancient Tea Horse Road on the Yunnan Tibet line. Tibetan Buddhism was also introduced into Lijiang along the Ancient Tea Horse Road. You can hear some legends or stories of the places from your guide, like the stone pillar, the leader of Tibetan Buddhism and so forth. You can also enjoy the beautiful scenery of grassland and lake. If you are interested in flowers, you should come to Wenhai in summer or autumn to enjoy the sea of flower. All kinds of wild flowers scramble for blooming. Then you will be escorted to the airport or train station for departure.

Meal: B

Wenhai LNaxi Ladies

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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