How to Get to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Shangrila

Tiger Leaping Gorge is located about 88 km (62 miles) northwest of Lijiang City and about 108 kilometers south of Shangri-La County of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. It is one of the deepest gorges in the world.

How to Get to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Shangrila?

1.By Bus

Shangrila-Qiaotou

There are buses running from Shangrila to Lijiang half an hour from 07:00 am to 18:00 pm. Buy the ticket from Shangrila to Qiaotou Town and get off here. There is a place nearby for luggage storage. The journey takes about 3 hours from Shangri-la to Hutiaoxia County, which is the Upper Tiger Leap Gorge located at. Also you can pick the buses heading to Dali and Kunming, then get off at Qiaotou Town.

Shangrila-Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge(Tourist buses)

Starting from the Shangrila Tina’s Business Hotel中峡商务酒店 (address: Kangzhu avenue, Shangrila) at 8:00 am every morning, the bus drives to Tina’s House via Qiaotou Town and Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge.

2. Car-Rental

Renting a car to Tiger Leaping Gorge is more comfortable and convenient but with more expense. If you need to rent a car, Yunnan Exploration provides this service, please call us or send us an email. We’re confident our experienced and skilled driver and vehicle will leave you a deep good impression. 

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3. Cycling

It’s a perfect cycling route starting from Shangrila downhills to Qiaotou Town(from the altitude of 3400 m to 1900 m). Also the cycling from Qiaotou Town to Upper and Middles Tiger Leaping Gorge is the paradise of cycling lovers.