Discover what it takes to make the UNESCO world heritage Lijiang Old Town. Well-maintained ancient streets, featured architecture, unique culture of Naxi people, and wonderful scenery of snow mountain feast your eyes to the utmost.
Explore the soul of Lijiang - Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Have comfortable time in Lijiang Old Town
Appreciate wonderful show of Impression Lijiang
|Today's Activities||Upon arrival your tour guide will welcome you at Lijiang airport or train station, and then tranfter you to the Lijiang Old Town. After check-in, you will explore the Old Town of Lijiang and Black Dragon Pool. Then ascent Wangu Tower on Small Lion Hill for bird's eye views of the town in sunset. Tonight you will stay at the hotel in Lijaing.|
After breakfast, we will drive you to the spectacular Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, which is the largest snow mountain in the Northern Hemisphere.
Then carry on to Jade Water Village where you can visit the famed explorer Joseph Rock's former residence. Located at the base of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Jade Water Village is a tranquil reminder of a former time.
Then visit the Jade Summit Lamasery, a famous Tibetan Temple with ancient forests clustering around . In its northern countyard you can enjoy the treasure of the temple - the giant Camellia Tree, which is more than 500 years old. Because its blossoming period lasts more than 100 days a year, and produces more than 20,000 flowers in 20 groups, it is renowned as "Ten-thousand-flower Camellia".
Afterwards catch a cable car to the summit of the Yak Meadow, one of 13 peaks of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. The landscape rises and falls on the meadow. In spring and summer, you can find yaks with black and white skin wandering in grass and all kinds of flowers. In autumn and winter, you will wonder at the sharp contrast between the mild edge of the meadow and the peaks of the snow mountain. The view is unforgettable. Looking down at Ganhaizi and continuous mountains, you will find that the snow mountain is so close to you. Cool wind gently blows on your face. All the things here are so beautiful and peaceful.
After lunch you enjoy the famous movie director Zhang Yimou's musical show "Impression Lijiang". Tonight you will stay at the hotel in Lijiang.
Free time until our tour guide pick you up in the hotel and transfer to the airport. Wish you a happy tour!
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide||Hotel: 2 nights in Lijiang downtown hotel|
|Meals: 2 breakfasts provided by the hotel and 2 lunches.||Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary|
|Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers||Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver;|
|Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day||Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary include 2 breakfasts provided by the hotel and 2 lunches.
You can just feel free to make dinner arrangements as per your personal taste.
We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:
Because of the proximity to so many food styles, the cuisine of Lijiang is diverse. Great attention is paid to bringing out the natural flavors and there are a number of local delicacies worth trying. Square Street in the center of Old Town is an ideal place to find some of the best local dishes.
|Yak Chafing Dish||Cici Bean Jelly|
Customer: Family de Bont
Customer: Mr. Reynies
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