Daju Town

Daju Town Overview

Chinese Name: 大具乡 English IPA: Daju Town Location: the northeast of Yulong county, Lijiang, Yunnan Population (city): 9906(2007) Language: Naxi language, Chinese northern dialect, Southwest mandarin Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Daju is a small town in Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Lijiang Prefecture, Yunnan province, China. Situated at northeast end of Tiger Leaping Gorge to the south of the Yangtze River, Daju town is best known for its important crossing point of the Lijiang’s fabulous treks and its magnificent view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

Highlights of Daju Town

Abundant Tourism Resources: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge are the most fabulous ones. The Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest canyons in the world.

Connection with Nature: Daju is surrounded by lush fields of grain and vegetables, which are fed by springs and rivers gushing out of the surrounding mountains.

Ethnic Culture: More than half of the people in Dazhu town is Naxi, where you can also explore the ethnic culture of Naxi and other ethnics such as Yi.

Other Destinations in Lijiang

Daju Town Attractions

Daju Town boasts abundant tourism resources including Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge. Besides, there are many ethnic villages waiting tourists to explore such as Xuehua Yi Ethnic Village. Daju town is also a place with a long history and a gathering of talents where we can feel its profound culture. [...]

More Daju Town Attractions >>

Daju Town Tours

Daju Town is located at northeast end of Tiger Leaping Gorge, so we have designed several hiking tour packages from or to, such as 2 Days Tiger Leaping Gorge Trekking Tour with Daju Town and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, 5 Days Lijiang City Tour with Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Adventure. Browse the list below and pick out what you prefer. Tailor-made private tour packages are also available. [...]

Climate & When to Go

Daju Town, is adjacent to Mingyin town in the east, Dandong town of Lijiang Gucheng district in the southeast, Baisha town in the south, Longpan township in the southwest and Baoshan Township in the north. Geographical coordinates: 100°08'-100°22 ' eastern longitude; 27°10 '- 27°26 'north latitude. Within the territory, there are full of rolling hills and ravines. This area is mainly distributed dry-hot valleys, barrage area, mid-levels land and mountainous area. The highest elevation is 5596 meters and the lowest [...]

More Daju Town Climate & When to Go >>


1. Daju-Lijiang A daily public buse links Lijiang to Daju (90km), departing at 7:30am or 1:00pm. Visitors can take one of the daily public buses back to Lijiang, for about 20 yuan. It is recommended that you reserve a seat as far in advance as possible through your guesthouse. If visitors try to go to Daju from Lijiang, they would likely be charged the fee of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, for this area belonging to the scenic spots of Jade Dragon [...]

More Daju Town Transportation >>

Festivals and Activities


More Daju Town Festivals and Activities >>

Travel Tips

1.Useful Numbers • Fire: 119            • Police: 110            • Ambulance: 120 • Lijiang Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0888-5173081 • Tourism Complaint: 0888-5123432 2. Post Office • Yulong County Daju Town Post Office Add: Daju Town, Yulong County, Lijiang Tel: 0888-5326001 3. Bank • Postal Savings Bank of China Add: 140m southeast of Daju Town Central School, Daju Town, Lijiang Tel: 0888-5326001 4. Hospital There is 1 health center in the town, including 15 hospital beds and 9 doctors. Besides, there are 3 rural infirmary, 5 individual clinics, 6 rural doctors and 3 assistant nurse. 5. Features After [...]

More Daju Town Travel Tips >>

Useful Maps

If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, this part provides you some useful maps like Daju Town Location Map, Daju Town Transportation Map, Hiking Route of Tiger Leaping Gorge, etc. [...]

More Daju Town Useful Maps >>

Daju Town Accommodation

As a small town located near Tiger Leaping Gorge, Daju is equipped with no high-end hotels but only guesthouse. Here we recommend several local guesthouse for you. Hotel Name Add. Tel. Lijiang Drums Inn Dongba Culture Square, Yingpan Village, Daju Town, Yulong County, Lijiang, Yunnan 0888-5326303 Daju Inn Xiaomidi Village, Daju Town, Yulong County, Lijiang, Yunnan 13988891335 Piaopiao Inn near Daju bus station, Daju Town, Yulong County, Lijiang, Yunnan 0888-5326095 [...]

More Daju Town Accommodation >>

Other Hot Destinations in China