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Lijiang Hiking Tour

5 Days Essence lijing Tour

During this Lijiang Tour, you will have a 25-kilometer hike for two full days,which offers you a chance to appreciate the beauty of natural scenery and local culture of Lijiang.You will walk for about 5 hours per day to hike over steep terrain and end in the valley at the lower part of Tiger leaping Gorge. So you will experience one of the great gorges of the world during this 25-kilometer hike.In one word, this Lijiang hiking tour won't fail you.
Tour Code:LJ-03
Departure Date:You Choose
Days:5 Days
Reasons of choosing this Lijiang Tour
  • This Lijiang Tour offers you the chance to deeply appreciate the beauty of its natural scenery.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Lijiang Airport Transfer (Lijiang), Lijiang Ancient Town, Wangu Tower L
Day 2 Lijiang Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Jade Dragon Mountain (with Large Cable Car from Ganhaizi) B,L
Day 3 Lijiang one Day Hiking B,L
Day 4 Lijiang one Day Hiking B,L
Day 5 Depart Lijiang, Flight not included Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang) B

Itinerary of this Lijiang Hiking Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport:Arrive in Lijiang, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Lijiang), Lijiang Ancient Town, Wangu Tower
Meals:Chinese Lunch

best tours of china:Ancient Town Ancient Town
best tours of china: Wangu Tower Wangu Tower

Lijiang Ancient Town: Lijiang Old Town, which is perfectly adapted to the uneven topography of this key commercial and strategic site, has retained a historic townscape of high quality and authenticity. Its architecture is noteworthy for the blending of elements from several cultures that have come together over many centuries. Lijiang also possesses an ancient water-supply system of great complexity and ingenuity that still functions effectively today.
Wangu Tower:Wangu Tower sits at the top of Lion Hill in Lijiang’s Old Town and provides incredible 360 degree panoramic views of the Old Town, New Town and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.The Park and tower are not an outstanding attraction and not particularly memorable but if you are in Lijiang’s Old Town, they are definitely worth a visit and the views will make a climb up the tower well worthwhile.

Day 2

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities: Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Jade Dragon Mountain (with Large Cable Car from Ganhaizi)
Meals:Breakfest,Chinese Lunch

best tours of china:Baisha Village Baisha Village
best tours of china: Jade Dragon Mountain Jade Dragon Mountain

Mural in Baisha Village:The valuable murals are protected inside Dabaoji Palace and the colored glaze temples. The originality and figures within the murals reflect the different religious cultures and artistic forms of Buddhism, Lamaism, Taoism and local Naxi Dongba religion's development into Naxi School
Jade Dragon Mountain:The 13 peaks of 18,360-foot Jade Dragon (Yu Long) Snow Mountain, a treasure of wild plants and rare animals, are like a silver dragon lying in the clouds. The cable car will take you into the clouds, where you will be far away from the worldly hurly-burly, and find yourself in a real paradise. Many visit Ganhanzi, Baishuihe (White Water River), and Glacier Park from this cableway.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities: One Day Hiking

best tours of china:Tiger Leaping Gorge Tiger Leaping Gorge

In the morning, drive 2.5 hours from Lijiang to Changsheng village of Qiaotou town where the tiger leaping gorge hiking starts, view the First Bend of Yangtze en route. Today we will hike 17 KM for approximately seven hours to the Halfway Guest house. Firstly, hike two hours to Naxi Family Guest house, have a lunch there. Then continue to hike another 2 hours further up the steep 28-bends and the views were remarkable. Another 2-3 hours on the way we will arrive at half-way guest house, with a great view of Yulong Snow Mountain and overlooking the Jinsha River Valley.Stay overnight in the Halfay Guesthouse. Hiking tip: Take only necessary luggage for the hike and Leave the rest in Lijiang. There is a one night stay in the gorge area.

Day 4

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities: One Day Hiking

Lijiang Hiking Tour:Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge

Today, we will get up in the early morning, hiking down to Tina's Guest house (about 2 Hours) passed through Guanyin waterfall and canyons on the way. After have lunch at Tina's, 1 hour walking down the steep cliff to the bank of Jinsha River and middle tiger leaping gorge, worship the dangerous shoal of "Starriness", it is the most narrow part of the gorge, where a tiger can easily jump over the Jinsha River. Walk 1 hour back to Tina's. Then go to Xincun village pier after half hour's drive and go down to Xincun village pier, the lower section of the Gorge where you will take ferry across the River to Daju pier. It usually takes about 1.5-2 hours from Xincun pier to Daju pier. After that, it takes about 2.5 hours' drive to Lijiang. Hiking Tips: 1. Wear walking shoes and clothes suitable for outdoor activities. 2. Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, sun-glasses, and cap etc. 3. Spring and autumn are the best times, when the temperatures and humidity are lower.

Day 5

Place & Transport:Depart Lijiang, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang)

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $ $ $1019 -
2-5 persons $ $ $603 $181/$181/
6-9 persons $ $ $424 $181/$181/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $ $ $1104 -
2-5 persons $ $ $654 $181/$181/
6-9 persons $ $ $441 $181/$181/

Hotels Arranged in this Lijiang Tour

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Lijiang Crowne Plaza Lijiang Ancient Town (or same class) Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel (or same class) Sanhe Hotel Lijiang (or same class)
Booking Notes:
1.Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this Lijiang Tour

Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
Price Exclusion:
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Remark for this Lijiang Hiking Tour
Wear casually with comfortable sport shoes and pay attention to the weather.

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