General

 Lijiang, one of China’s most iconic travel destinations and home to an amazing array of sights, activities and events. Even first time visitors to Lijiang will quickly be enthralled by how fun and fascinating Lijiang can be.  Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. The 13 peaks in this mountain area are the sacred mountains among Naxi people. During this 3 days Lijiang Yunnan tour, you’ll visit natural and cultural highlighted attractions of Lijiang, like Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Old Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Baisha Murals of Naxi Dongba people.

Day 1 Arrive at Lijiang( )
Sightseeing and Activities:Arrive at Lijiang
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Arrive at Lijiang airport, after pick up from exit by your guide, transfer 1 hour to Lijiang city for hotel check in. 

Day 2 Lijiang ( B , L )
Sightseeing and Activities:Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baishuihe River, Yak Meadow, Baisha Old Town, Baisha Mural, Shuhe Old Town
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This morning, you will drive to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, take the sightseeing bus for a short visiting through the Baishuihe River, take the chairlift up to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. The cableway will be arranged according to the condition of the mountain. You will hike around 1 hour in the original forest in Yak Meadow(3700M).

Stroll through Baisha Old Town, which is an enchanting traditional Naxi style old town.  Visit the Baisha Mural about 600 years old, which is one part of the World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO 1997. Later visit Shuhe Old Town. Nestled at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, 6 km northwest of Lijiang old town, Shuhe was once a staging post at ancient Tea & Horse Road. With an altitude of 2440 meters above sea level, it is a tranquil town with a population of about 3000 people. Along with its sister town Lijiang, it is also part of the UNESCO Heritage site. Shuhe is the earliest settlement of Naxi people in Lijiang when their ancestors first moved to this region.

Day 3 Lijiang - Tiger Leaping Gorge - Lijiang ( B , L )
Sightseeing and Activities:First Bend on the Yangtze River, the Iron Chain Bridge, the Red Army's Long March Memorial Monument, Tiger Leaping Gorge
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From Lijiang, you'll drive about 60KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, visit the Iron Chain Bridge, the Red Army's Long March Memorial Monument in the Shigu 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 to visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge(Shangri-la section), 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.

After the tour , drive back to your hotel in Lijiang.

Day 4 Lijiang Departure ( B )
Sightseeing and Activities:Lijiang Departure
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Free at leisure before be picked up from hotel and transfer to Lijiang airport for departure. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

City 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star

Quotations

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

What's Include

- All land transfer and transportation;
- Luggage transfers between airport and hotels;
- Accommodation with breakfast as listed;
- Meals listed in the itinerary;
- Entrance fees as listed in the program;
- Skilled driver & Experienced English-speaking guide;
- Travel Agency's Responsibility Insurance; 

What's Exclude

- Domestic Flights    
- Train Tickets/International Flight Tickets;
- Meals not listed in the itinerary
- Single room supplement;
- Personal Travel Accident Insurance;
- Any optional programs/activities;
- Chinese visa fees;
- Personal Consumption;

Baisha Old Town

Baisha Old TownBaisha Old Town is one of the oldest towns in Lijiang City. It got its name “Baisha” meaning “white sand” from the natural white sand in the area. It was the cradle-land of the Tusi Dynasty evolved from the Mu Clan. It was also the earliest settlement of the Naxi people. In ancient times, Baisha was Read more

Gucheng District

Gucheng District is a county-level district located in Lijiang City Prefecture, Yunnan, China. Its county seat is the town of Dayan (大研镇), otherwise known as the old town of Lijiang. It is the political, economic, cultural, scientific, technological, financial and information center of Lijiang city. Since ancient times, it has been the hub of ethnic Read more

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

Lijiang Old Town

Lijiang Old TownLijiang old Town is officially called “Dayan Town”, “Dayan” literally means a “great ink stab”, a graphic description of the town’s location on a piece of rich flatland fed by a river and surrounded by green mountains. It is a well-preserved Naxi ancient town, listed as UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. It is one of the Read more

Shuhe

ShuheNestled at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, 6 km northwest of Lijiang old town, Shuhe Old Town was once a staging post at ancient Tea & Horse Road. With an altitude of 2440 meters above sea level, it is a tranquil town with a population of about 3000 people. Along with its sister 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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