Beijing Lijiang Tour

Beijing-Lijiang tour with best Lijiang tour operator. Beijing Explorer provides high-quality Beijing Lijiang travel service, and tours to Shangri-la, Lugu Lake, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Quietly nestled in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Lijiang is a small city inhabited mainly by Naxi minority people. The world famous Lijiang Old Town featuring traditional Naxi architecture and local ethnic culture is designated as a World Heritage Site in 1997. The town is surrounded with splendid countryside landscape, luring nature lovers home and aboard.

Lijiang is dotted with all kinds of cultural and natural sites. The old town is traversed by several cobbled streets lined with souvenir shops, bars, guesthouses and cafes. The rivers meandering through the town and bridges across the rivers make the town even more elegant. In the center of the town is the residence of Mu Family, the ruler of Lijiang for several centuries. Ascending onto Wangu Pagoda, the highest point of the town, we can enjoy a full view of the townscape.

Shuhe Old Town to the northwest is in similar style, though many believe it not so noisy as Lijiang Old Town. Baisha Village is famous for its murals dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The main attractions on the snow-capped Jade Dragon Snow Mountain include Glacier Park, Spruce Meadow, Yak Meadow, Dry Sea and White Water River. Tucked between the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain is the 17-kilometer-long Tiger Leaping Gorge, a must-visited place for hiking lovers. A further drive will take you to Shangri-la, the earthly paradise blessed with incredible scenery. The mysterious marriage customs of Mosuo People in Lugu Lake have inspired a lot of curiosity in recent years.

Only one direct flight is available between Beijing and Lijiang. It lasts nearly 4 hours and is very unlikely to get discount. From Beijing to Lijiang, it’s JD5181 (07:45-11:30) and when getting back the flight number is JD5182 (16:55-20:35).

Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang

A 4-day escape from the hustle and bustle of big city to Lijiang by flight. Wander around Lijiang Old Town and nestle in a couch to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air; wonder the miraculous sight at the First Bend of the Yangtze River; trek one of world’s deepest canyon – Tiger Leaping Gorge; explore the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain to appreciate meadows and glaciers.

Pudacuo National Park, lijiang

An unforgettable trip in your life to explore the heaven on earth- Lijiang and Shangri-la! Stroll in the Lijiang Old Town to experience the real life of Naxi; visit the Baisha Naxi village, enjoying the famous “three-course” tea; explore the Tiger Leaping Gorge and Pudacuo National Park to view the striking sceneries; visit Songzanlin Monastery to admire the exquisite sculptures and perfect frescos.

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