General

Tiger Leaping Gorge in China is believed to be the deepest gorges on the planet, the mountains on either side of the gorge reach over 5000m at the highest point, looking down to the Yangzi River running through it below. The dramatic scenery and relaxed hike along the high path through the rural villages of the Naxi Minority people make this a very enjoyable travel adventure to have in China!

Day 1 Lijiang-Shigu-Qiaotou-Naxi Family-Nuoyu Village-Tea Horse Guesthouse( L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Lijiang-Shigu-Qiaotou-Naxi Family-Nuoyu Village-Tea Horse Guesthouse
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Drive 2 hours from Lijiang to Qiaotou Town,enjoy the upper Yangtze River Valley on the way.
Start the hiking from Qiaotou Elementary School, arrive at Naxi Family Guesthouse in Zhongnuoyu Village(2hours hiking) and have lunch there.
After lunch, continue the hiking to the 28 Zigzag Turns trail(2hours hiking),finish the trekking of the 28 turns, you will have a wonderfull view of the Tiger Leaping Gorge and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from a far.
Trek 1 hour to Nuoyu Village.

Day 2 Nuoyu Village-Bendiwan Village-Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge-Yixiantian-Hetaoyuan Village( B , L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Nuoyu Village-Bendiwan Village-Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge-Yixiantian-Hetaoyuan Village
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Enjoy the sunrise view of the Tiger Leaping Gorge from the hotel.
After breakfast, trek 1.5 hours to Bendiwan Village and take a break at Halfway Hostel where you will have a nice view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Trek along the small trail on the cliff, visit Guanyin Temple and Guanyi Waterfall on the way(1.5hours).
Arrive in the Bamboo Forest,trek down to Tins's Hostel in the Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge(1hour).
After lunch in Tin'as Hostel, continue the hiking down to the Middle Rapids(2hour) which is the narrowest part of Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Trek along the Yangtze River from the Middle Rapids to Hetaoyuan Village and stay at Saen's Hostel.

Day 3 Hetaoyuan Village-Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge-Xincun Village-Haba Village-Baishuitai-Lijiang or Shangr-La( B , L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Hetaoyuan Village-Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge-Xincun Village-Haba Village-Baishuitai-Lijiang or Shangr-La
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Hetaoyuan Village-Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge-Xincun Village-Haba Village-Baishuitai-Lijiang or Shangr-La
Finish 3 Days Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Tour in Haba Village located at the foot of Haba Snow Mountain.
Drive from Haba Village to visit Baishuitai Terraces, transfer to Lijiang or Shangri-La after Baishuitai.

Recommended Hotels

City 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star

Quotations

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

What's Include

-Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
-Meals as listed in the itinerary;
-Accommodation with breakfast as listed in the itinerary;
-Private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle for transfers & sightseeing;
-Service charge & government taxes;
-All land transfer and transportation;
-Two bottles of mineral water each day.

What's Exclude

-Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
-Chinese visa fees;
-Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
-Tips to guides and drivers;
-Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
-Personal travel insurance;
-All optional programs;

  1. Take some lightweight clothes with you and wear comfortable walking shoes for tired trekking and overnight staying at Tiger Leaping Gorge. If possible, knee pads are necessary to avoid any bump.
  2. If trekking in winter or rainy season, the windbreaker, gloves, antiskid shoes and waterproof coat will be needed in case of temperature drop and get wet in the rain.
  3. If you are easy to be hungry and tired during the trekking, bring some high caloric snacks with you, such as chocolate and beef jerky. If not, you can buy food at local guesthouses along the route. Our tour guide will provide you two bottles of water for each person every day. But we suggest you to bring more by yourself.
  4. For the strong ultraviolet ray there, we suggest you to wear sun bonnet or take sunsceern with you.
  5. Do not trek too fast, because the Tiger Leaping Gorge is located at high altitude area, or altitude sickness may happen to you.

Our travel consultants are professional, experienced and responsible and active to help you from the very beginning to the end of your China trip!

After sending us an inquiry, one of our travel consultants will get back to you within 0.5~23.5 hrs. In the next few days, he/she will be working closely with you to formulate a customized tour plan, as well as providing professional suggestions based on your travel interests, time, and budget. Beside, he/she will keep in contact with you during your entire tour in China, continually checking if everything is going well as planned.

 

Our local guide in every destination is not only very friendly, enthusiastic but also very informative and knowledgeable.

Once you arrive in the destination, the patient and punctual guides will pick you up and take you to get under skin of the city at your own pace. they’ll show you more about the history, culture, customs and authentic local life. Throughout the journey, they're not only expert guides who take care of all the details but also fellow travelers who are dedicated to help you to explore in comfort style.

 

Using our private transfer service makes you comfortable, relaxed and worry free all the way!

Our private service includes licensed drivers with many years’ driving experience and air-conditioned, non-smoking, clean and well-maintained cars/vans. Drivers are local, polite, friendly and helpful, taking you to your tourist sites, hotels, airport/train stations in safety. All kinds of vehicle are offered, and how big the car or the van should be depends on the size of your group. Usually, we offer sedan cars, SUVs, business vans (MPV) and different types of buses.

 

In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!

The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices. And also, if you can find your favorite hotels by yourself, the travel consultant can help you to book them.

 

We can satisfy all the dietary requirements no matter you want Chinese local food, western food, vegetarian food or muslim food.

The restaurants we will take you for lunch or dinner are all designated tourist restaurants approved by local tourist administration bureau. They have very good sanitary conditions and the food is prepared fresh and clean.

There will be some meals excluded in your itinerary as you like, and your private guide will be delighted to give you some suggestions and take you to the local restaurants to taste like local food and snacks if you wish.

Baishuitai

BaishuitaiBaishuitai is located in Baidi Village, Sanba Township, southeast of Shangri-La City. It is 101 kilometers away from Shangri-La and 2,380 meters above sea level. It is the birthplace of the Dongba Religion of Naxi people. Looking in the distance, Baishuitai hidden in the green hills is really like terraced fields. Under the sunshine, it is Read more

Diqing

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Haba Snow Mountain

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Lijiang

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

Shangri-La

Shangri-LaLocated in the intersection of Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan, Shangri-La is the “Eden in dream”. Since it first appeared in British novelist James Hilton’s Lost Horizon in the 1939, it has been associated with the mystique of a place which could not possibly exist here on Earth. There are the lofty and continuous snowy mountains, endless grasslands, steep and grand Read more

Shigu

ShiguShigu Ancient Town (Chinese Name: 石鼓古镇) is one of the famous ancient town at the river bank of the upper reaches of Yangtze River. As there is a drum-shaped stone tablet carved with white marble, hence the name of the town. The diameter of the stone tablet is 1.5 m and the thickness is 0.7 Read more

Three Parallel Rivers

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping GorgeAs the deepest gorge in the world, the scenery of Tiger Leaping Gorge is spectacular. Foreign backpackers started hiking in the area in the 1980s and now Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Tour has been one of the most famous hiking tour all around the world. From the top of Tiger Leaping Gorge, you can look down the Read more

Yulong County

Yulong CountyYulong Naxi Autonomous County (Chinese: 玉龙纳西族自治县) is located in Lijiang City Prefecture, Yunnan, China. Wenhai village and lake along with Jade Dragon Snow Mountain are some of the famous scenic spots found here. Highlights of Yulong County Tourism Resources: With the world cultural heritage, world natural heritage and world memory heritage, Yulong county enjoys 75% of the tourism resources of Lijiang city.  Wildlife: Yulong County boasts many wild animals Read more

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