About This Trip
Take this 5-day tour to explore the highlights of Lijiang, mainly by hiking. Spend some time strolling around the leisurely Old Town of Lijiang, visit the phenomenal Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and tour the famous Balck Dragon Pool Park. Then, you will begin your hiking tour from the Walnuts village to Qiaotou. En route, you will discover the scenic Tiger Leaping Gorge and stay at night in the featured Tea & Horse Guest House. End your tour in Shangri-La with some free time.
- 1LijiangLijiang Ancient Town, Lion Hill
- 2LijiangJade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha Mural Paintings, Black Dragon Pool Park, Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture
- 3Lijiang - Shangri-LaTea & Horse Guest House Trekking Tour, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Cross the Yangtze River by Ferry, Walnuts Village
- 4Shangri-LaTrekking to Qiaotou
- 5Shangri-LaFree Time, Departure
Day 1: Lijiang, Arrival & Ancient Town Exploration
Upon your arrival in Lijiang airport, your tour guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. After a short rest, you will visit the Lijiang Ancient Town and the Lion Hill located inside the Ancient Town.
Day 2: Lijiang, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
On this day you will be driven to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, followed by a visit to the Baisha Mural Paintings.
Later, you will visit the Black Dragon Pool Park and the Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture located inside the park.
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Day 3: Lijiang - Tiger Leaping Gorge
Morning, be escorted to Daju town and cross the Yangtze River by ferry.
Next, transfer to Walnuts village by the local bus, from which starts your relative difficult but worthy trekking tour to Tea & Horse Guest House (about 5 hours). You can enjoy the stunning view of bamboo, bushes, and waterfall on the way of Tiger Leaping Gorge. Overnight in Tea & Horse Guest House within the territory of Shangri-La.
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Day 4: Tiger Leaping Gorge - Shangri-La
Today, continue your trekking tour of Tiger Leaping Gorge from Tea & Horse Guest House to Qiaotou (about 5 hours). Along the cool trail, you can get the picturesque view of Jade Dragon Mountain opposite.
Arriving at Qiaotou, be picked up to your hotel in Shangri-La for overnight.
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Day 5: Shangri-La, Departure
On this day, be free at leisure until your personal guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight.
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