Baoshan Stone Town Transportation

Getting to Baoshan Stone Town is not easy. Even though not very far away from Lijiang, Baoshan Stone Town is still a bit troublesome to reach. Here we introduce several ways to get in here from Lijiang.

1.Private Minibus

There is minibus departure from Lijiang to Baoshan Stone Town which costs about RMB 30. 

2. Coach

The coach will take you to the government of Baoshan township. Then you need to walk another three hours to get to Baoshan Stone Village. 

3. Car-rental

Rent a car to Baoshan Stone Town is also available. Start from Lijiang ancient city, then via Ganhaizi, Mingyin Township, Baoshan township and arrive at parking lot of Baoshan Stone Town. Walk about 500 meters to Baoshan Stone Town. 

If you go back to Lijaing Old City after 18:00pm, drive through the back entrance of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain scenic spot, at this time this is no entrance fee.

4. Landway +Waterway

You can take a bus or rent a car to the Ahai Power Station(阿海电站), then rent a boat along the Jinsha river to reach the stone town. The boat fare will be RMB 300-400, and you can bargain with the boatman. 

On both sides of the Jinsha river, the scenery is similar to that of the three gorges.