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3-Day Lijiang Essence Tour

- Jade Dragon Snow Mountain / Baisha Ancient Frescos
Tour Code:Lijiang03From:$210

Trip Highlights - Attractions involved: The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, The White Water River, Lion Hill , Lijiang Ancient City and Baisha Ancient Frescos are the most important tour spots in Lijiang. Listed as a UNESCO Heritage Site, Lijiang is a so enchanting tour destination due to its sound preservation of a delightful maze of cobbel-stone streets, wooden buildings, busy market life as well as distinctive Naxi ethnic group culture. Nowadays, Lijiang is always full of tours but also a paradise for backpackers, hikers and photographers. We kindly offer a Three Day Lijiang Essence Tour with excellent service and competitive rates to you.
Availability: Daily.      Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 8:30am.      Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 5:00pm.      Duration: 3 days.

Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
Day 01: Arrive in Lijiang (L/D)
Upon arrival to Lijiang, guests are transferred to their hotel to settle in before going to see the Lion Hill and Ancient City. It is an intact ancient city inhabited mostly by Naxi ethnic people and covers an area of 1.5 square kilometers. In this city, guests can experience the local Naxi culture, people who live in super compact communities with only an area of 7,425 square kilometers.
Hotel: Lijiang Wangfu Hotel 4 star (or similar class)
Day 02: Lijiang (B/L/D)
Guests go and see the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and White Water River. The snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds. Scientists say that the mountain formed over 230 million years ago from ancient geosynclines when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The White Water River filled with the water from Jade Dragon Snow. It is very cold, so it is impossible for anyone to swim in. In the summer time, people love to collect the water and drink it to cool themselves off. In the afternoon, guests can experience the best of Naxi culture with a visit to the Baisha Ancient Frescos and Baisha Naxi Village.
Hotel: Lijiang Wangfu Hotel 4 star (or similar class)
Day 03: Depart from Lijiang (B)
Guests spend the day at their leisure and then transferred to the airport.
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Attraction Description
Lion Hill
As an integral part of Lijiang ancient town and the major nation-level scenic spot, the Lion Hill Park is located in the centre of Lijiang city. The hill massif is like a lion, thus getting the name Lion Hill. With ancient buildings lying around at the foot of Lion Hill, it is the best place for you to enjoy the panoramic view of the Lijiang Ancient Town. The park covers a total area of about 15 hectare with green trees covered on the hill and birds singing in the wood. There are more than 40 ancient cypress trees of 800 years old. Percentage of land-covered forests is about 90%.
Ancient City
The ancient city of Lijiang is also known as Dayan Town in Lijiangba. It is an intact ancient city inhabited mostly by Naxi ethnic people and covers an area of 1.5 square kilometers. At its center there is a square. It was first built in 1126 in the late Song Dynasty, and in 1253 Kublai (the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty) was stationed here on his march into the south. Lijiang is world renowned as an ancient city built in a simple and artistic style and scientifically laid out. It was listed as a national historical and cultural city in 1986.
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, located about 15 kilometers away form Lijiang Old Town in the South, stretches a length of about 35 kilometers and width of about 20 kilometers. It consists of 13 peaks with the highest one 5600 meters. The snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Scientists say that the...
The White Water River
The White Water River is a famous travel site. It is formed by a runoff of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and is just north of Lijiang and the Dry Sea. The water of the river is very white and the gravel and stones in the river help to purify and keep the water clean. The riverbed can be seen and is formed by whitish-grey sedimentary rocks. The water of the river is very cold, so it is impossible for anyone to...
Baisha Ancient Frescos
Baisha Mural can be found near Baisha Village on a plain just north of Lijiang. It is an interesting travel site for visitors. The mural was mostly created from 1385 to 1619 and depicts religious stories of Taoism, Tibetan, Naxi Buddhism and local Dongba shamans. And one of characteristics is to combine several legends into one picture. The murals use various colors, especially black, silver, dark green...

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Size Price / Traveler
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1 travelerUSD570
2 travelersUSD300
3-5 travelersUSD290
6-9 travelersUSD270
10 travelers & aboveUSD210

Service Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and lunch as listed
  • All transfers with private vehicle and guide
  • Accident insurance
  • Hotel fare

Service Exclusions

  • Air fare and airport tax
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver

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