General

Hiking in and around Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan Province is a feast for the eyes, a test for stamina and a photographer’s dream. A truly rewarding hike through countryside and mountains, almost untouched by humans.

Day 1 Lijiang- Shigu - Tiger Leaping Gorge (Lijiang Side) - Lijiang( L )
Sightseeing and Activities:the First Bend on the Yangtze River, the Iron Chain Bridge, Shigu Old Town, Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge (Lijiang Side), Tiger Leaping Stone
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At 08:00 am,  the tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in Lijiang. Then depart from Lijiang, you'll drive about 60 KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.

Continue the driving 40KM more to visit  the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha in this area because you can find gold in the river. In the upper part of Tiger Leaping Gorge, you will walk about 2.6Km from the entrance to Tiger Leaping Rock. It is a nice walking along the Jinsha River and Marble trail. Walk through three marble tunnels in the gorge. If you are tired, you can take the rickshaw, RMB 40/per person for the single trip.
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What's Include

  • Chinese lunch as listed in the itinerary;
  • All land transfers & transportation with private air-conditioned car;
  • All transfers and sightseeing with skilled English-speaking tour guide;
  • Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • All government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between hotels;
  • Travel Agency's Responsibility Insurance coverage

What's Exclude

  • Any arrival and departure airfares or train tickets;
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff.
  • Personal travel accident insurance.
  • All optional programs;

Lijiang

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Yulong County

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