No matter how noise street and how bustling crowd you are standing at, it is still silent. This is in Lijiang, one of the popular destinations for tourists who desire for a peaceful life. Lijiang has two halves: the old town and the modern new town. With your heart and love, you will be able to discover the real Lijiang.

Lijiang Old Town is well-preserved old city of ethnic minorities with several brilliant cultures over many centuries. Its architectures are noteworthy for the blending of these cultural elements. As one of the deepest gorges in the world, Tiger Leaping Gorge measures 16km long and is a giddy 3900m from the waters of the Jinsha River to the snow-capped peak. It is one of the unmissable trekking places of southwest China. As for the mountaineers and adventurers, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (also known as Yulong Xueshan, 5590m) is the excellent place for you to enjoy the breathtaking view of great nature. Tourists can take a cable car to ascend the mountain to an elevation of 4506m, from here walking up another 200m to a viewing point to see the glacier near the peak. This is where the Impression Lijiang Show is held, a mega song-and-dance performance. If time allows, we can also help you arrange a trip to Baisha Village. It is a small village on the plain north of Lijiang, with several old temples nearby, where is one of best day trips out of Lijiang , especially if you have a bike.

Most Popular Lijiang Tour Packages offer you the most classic Lijiang tour packages, covering Kunming Stone Forest, Dali Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shangri-La Songzanlin Monastery, etc. to enjoy the best essence of Yunnan Province.

Quick Facts of Lijiang

  • Altitude:

    Lijiang Ancient Town (2,400m), Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (5,596m), Tiger Leaping Gorge (1,800m), Lashi Lake(2,437m)

  • Best Time to Go:

    All Year Round (especially autumn)

  • What to See:

    Lijiang Old Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Baisha Village, etc.

  • How to Go:

    Tourists can get to Lijiang by flight from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Kunming, Xishuangbanna to Lijiang Sanyi Airport. Or you take train from Kunming and Dali to Lijiang Railway Station.

Lijiang Travel Guide collect the latest travel information for you to dive deep into the Naxi culture and experience the exotic customs in Yunnan Lijiang.

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