Shaxi once played an important role as a bustling trade station on the Tea and Horse Caravan Road, which is an important branch of the Silk Road. Shibaoshan Mountain, also known as the Stone Treasure Mountain, Shizhong or Stone Bell Temple and Baoxiang Temple, is dotted with Buddhist statues carved along the rocky mountainside. For this 2 days tour you can visit the famous Taoist mountain Shibaoshan  in Jianchuan and have a nice stroll in Shaxi.

Day 1 Dali-Jianchuan-Shaxi( L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Xizhou Morning Market, Shibaoshan Mountain

This morning, you will pick up by the guide from hotel. And transfer to see the morning market in Xizhou town which is a town fully appreciate Bai-style traditional architectural and explore their distinctive culture.

Afterwards, you will head to Jianchuan County(1.5hrs) and visit Shibaoshan MountainLocated 25 km southwest of Jianchuan County, the Shibao (Stone Treasure) Hills are also called the Shizhong (Stone Bell) Hills. Built during the Tang and Song Dynasties, it is considered an official historical site.

Then move to check in your hotel in Shaxi old town.

Day 2 Shaxi--Lijiang( B , L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Shaxi Old Town

Morning visit Shaxi Old Town. The remains of an ancient market town and once an active trade stop on the Southern Silk Road that connected Tibet and China with Southeast Asia and on to Europe. This Road is actually older than the more famous Silk Road (in the North), predating it by at least 300 years. Shaxi has been listed by the World Monuments Fund as one of the world's 100 most endangered sites. 

Afterwards, you'll drive to Lijiang(2-2.5hrs). Service ends. 

Recommended Hotels

City 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star
Shaxi Landscape Hotel Shaxi Damaoyi Inn Ancient Road Inn


Group size(person) 5 Star ($) 4 Star ($) 3 Star ($)

What's Include

  • Transfers and tours with local English speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Accommodation in Shaxi with breakfast as listed;

What's Exclude

  • International airfare: entry & departure Yunnan
  • Optional tours
  • Tips to tour guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Chinese visa fee
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme




DaliDali Bai Autonomous Prefecture is located in the central western part of Yunnan Province. Enjoying long history, Dali is one of the earliest cradle of Yunnan culture and created glorious Dali Kingdom. In this land, Cangshan Mountain, Erhai Lake, Dali Old Town and Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple are the representative scenic spots. As the Read more

Jianchuan County

Jianchuan CountyJianchuan County (剑川县) is a county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, north of Dali Prefecture.It is the north gate of the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture,the whole city covers an area of 2250 square kilometers and about 126 kilometers away from Dali City and 464 kilometers away from Kunming.  Read more


LijiangLijiang has a history of at least 800 years and may date as far back as the Song Dynasty. It is located in the northwestern portion of Yunnan and borders Sichuan. As a popular destination in Yunnan, Lijiang is considered as a fairyland blessed with fresh air, clear streams, breathtaking snow mountains and an undisturbed landscape inhabited by Naxi Read more


ShaxiLocated halfway from Lijiang to Dali, Shaxi Ancient Town is well-preserved in a traditional way of life that offers a glimpse into a forgotten era. Shaxi has a long history that dates back to its role as a trade station on the Tea and Horse Caravan Route, also known as the South Silk Road, which is concentrated on Yunnan Read more

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