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Tiger Leaping Gorge Hike Tour (tour code:LJ-3)

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Day 01:Lijiang
Place & Transport: Arrive in Lijiang, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport to Hotel Transfer (Lijiang), Dongba Museum, Lion Hill
Meals: Chinese Lunch
- Dongba Museum: sanctuary of the culture of Naxi ancient culture,learn about the "Wood and stone Prints" of pictographic characters in Dongba Museum.
- Lion Hill: Both the hill and the wooden structure called Wangulou provide good views of the Old Town and the surrounding countryside.

Day 02:Lijiang
Place & Transport: Lijiang
Today's Activities: The Mural in Baisha Village, The Large Cable Car on Jade Dragon Mountain (from Ganhaizi)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Jade Dragon Snow Hill - The Mural in Baisha Village: Baisha village is about 16 kilometers north of Lijiang City. It is the important birthplace of "Tusi" (the Chinese word means chieftain of a clan) from Mu clan. Its characteristic artistic style and precious historic content of the mural deeply attracted visitors from home and abroad.
- The Large Cable Car on Jade Dragon Mountain (from Ganhaizi): It's a snow capped mountain with an altitude of 5596 meters above sea level. The mountain has 13 peaks of which the highest is 18000 feet above sea level. Its high mountain and meadow views setting off the snow and rivers, construct amazing picture. You could take the Large Cable Car on the top of Jade Dragon Mountain (from Ganhaizi) and enjoy yourself.

Day 03:Lijiang
Place & Transport: Lijiang
Today's Activities: Tiger Leaping Gorge, Hiking from Qiaotou to Halfway Hostel
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Tiger Leaping Gorge- In the morning, drive 2 hours from Lijiang to 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 six 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 1-2 hour on the way we will arrive at half-way guest house, with a great view of Yulong Snow Mountain and overlooking the Jinshao River Valley.
Travel tip: Because you only need to stay for one night in the simple hostel in the gorge, you are suggested leave most of your luggage in Lijiang and take some necessary with you.

Day 04:Lijiang
Place & Transport:
Lijiang
Today's Activities: Hiking from Halfway Hostel to Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Today, we will get up in the early morning, hiking down to Tina’s Guest house (about 2 Hours) passed through some pretty waterfalls and canyons on the way. And then, 1 hour walking down the steep cliff to the bank of Jinsha River, 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. Then hike further along the road to the lower section of the Gorge (about 1.5-2 hours) where you will take ferry across the River to Daju. After a rest in Daju village drive back to Lijiang.

Day 05:Lijiang
Place & Transport: Depart Lijiang, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang)
Meals: Breakfast

 
PACKAGE PRICE
Hotel A Class B Class
City Lijiang Sanhe Hotel Lijiang
Lijiang Halfway Inn
Lijiang Sanhe Hotel Lijiang
Quotation 2-5 persons class US$539 p.p. US$0 p.p.
6-9 persons class US$385 p.p. US$0 p.p.
Singel room suppl US$122 p.p. US$0 p.p.
 
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