6 Days Lijiang and Shangri-La Tour from Malaysia
During this 6 days tour, we will visit famous attractions in Lijiang and Shangri-La, such as the holy mountain-Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Old Town, and Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Tiger Leaping...
Code of Tour: YET0000055258
Length of Travel: 6 Day
Destinations of Tour: Malaysia-Lijiang-Shangri-La - Lijiang-Malaysia
Departure City: Malaysia
Price of Tour: Request
Type of Tour:
Features of Tour: Ancient towns tours Ethnic culture tours Historical and cultural tours
During this 6 days tour, we will visit famous attractions in Lijiang and Shangri-La, such as the holy mountain-Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Old Town, and Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Tiger Leaping Gorge, it’s a special experience to visit local family and have yak-butter tea in their house.
- Indulged into the charm of Tiger Leaping Gorge.
- Relax yourself in mysterious and charming Shangri-La and Lijiang.
- Visit the holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
- Watch ethnic show by seating in front of the snow mountain.
- Step into ethnic villages to meet colorful and mysterious ethnic cultures.
- Day 1: Lijiang Arrival
- Day 2: Lijiang
- Day 3: Lijiang Old Town
- Day 4: Lijiang – Qiaotou – Bendiwan Village
- Day 5: Bendiwan Village-Middle Gorge-Shangri-La
- Day 6: Shangri-La
- Day 7: Shangri-La Departure
Day 1 Lijiang Arrival
Sightseeing and Activities:Lijiang Arrival
Arrive at Lijiang airport , meet your local guide and driver, then drive to Lijiang hotel for checking in.
Day 2 Lijiang
Sightseeing and Activities:Ganhaizi Meadow, Baishui River, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Spruce Meadow, Impression Lijang Ethnic Show, Baisha Old Town and Baisha Murals
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
In the morning, drive about 30KM to Ganhaizi Meadow(3100M), you will take the sightseeing bus for a short visiting through the Baishuihe River, take the chairlift up to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Take a cablecar to Spruce Meadow. You will hike around 1 hour in the original forest in Spruce Meadow (3200M).
After lunch, you will have an option to enjoy the Impression Lijang Ethnic Show (Tickets:190 Yuan not included) directed in Ganhaizi Meadow(3100M). A cultural show demonstrating the traditions and lifestyles of the Naxi, Yi and Bai peoples of the area. The show takes place inside Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Park at 3500m in an outdoor theater specifically designed to showcase the mountain which is used as a backdrop. The production itself was designed by Zhang Yimou, Fan Yue and Wang Chaoge, a cast of over 500 people, and a number of horses. In the afternoon, you’ll stroll through Baisha Old Town, which is an enchanting traditional Yunnan town. Visit the Baisha Muralabout 600 years old, which is one part of the World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO 1997.
Day 3 Lijiang-100KM-Tiger Leaping Gorge-100KM-Shangri-La
Sightseeing and Activities:the First Bend of Yangtze River, Iron Chain Bridge, Red Army’s Long March Memorial Monument, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Dukezong Ancient Town, Guishan Hill
Meals:Breakfast and Lunch
From Lijiang, you’ll drive about 60KM to the First Bend of the Yangtze Riverwith imposing gorge scenery, visit the Iron Chain Bridge ,the Red Army’s Long March Memorial Monument in the Shigu Old 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.
Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, 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.
Then you will enter the Tibetan cultural area and a landscape of barley fields and yaks scattered in the valleys. Walk around Dukezong Ancient Town, an important town of the Ancient Tea-horse Trade Caravan from Yunnan to Tibet and India. Walk up to the top of Guishan Hill or Tortoise Hill, you will see the largest Prayer Wheel of the world and have a panoramic view of shangrila county and Dukezong Ancient Town.
Day 4 Shangri-La
Sightseeing and Activities:Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, Shudu Lake in Pudacuo National Park, visit a Tibetan’s family
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
In the morning, visit the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. Songzanlin Monastery has another alias – ‘the little Potala Palace ‘, so named because the whole monastery is in the traditional style with mysterious atmosphere.
At noon, visit a Tibetan family to experience the local life and try Tibetan home-made yak and cheese.
And afterwards you’ll visit the tranquil Shudu Lake in Pudacuo National Park. Pudacuo National Park is located in one of the most biologically-diverse regions of the world. While the region comprises only 0.7 percent of China’s land area, it contains more than 20 percent of the country’s plant species, about one-third of its mammal and bird species and almost 100 endangered species.
Day 5 Lijiang Departure
Sightseeing and Activities:Departure from Lijiang
Free at leisure before be transferred to airport for the departure flight. Service ends.
|Destination||5 Star||4 Star||3 Star|
|Lijiang||InterContinental Lijiang||Wangfu Hotel||Louiwailou Hotel|
|Tiger Leaping Gorge||/||/||Half-way Guesthouse|
|Shangri-La||Shangri-La Hotel||Zhaxidele Hotel||Shenqu Hotel|
- Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
- Meals as listed in the itinerary;
- Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
- Private English-speaking tour guide;
- Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
- Service charge & government taxes;
- Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
- Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
- Chinese visa fees;
- Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
- Single room supplement;
- Tips to guides and drivers;
- Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
- Personal travel accident insurance;
- All optional programs.