3-Day Private Lijiang City Highlights Tour from Kunming by Bullet Train

Spend 3-day to discover the highlights of Lijiang for a private and customizable sightseeing tour from Kunming by bullet train. This personalized tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off Lijiang city attractions, such as Mu Palace, Lion Hill, Lijiang Old Town, the Dongba Culture Museum, the Black Dragon Pool, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Yangtze River First Bend. Explore Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and enjoy amazing open-air Impression Lijiang Impression Show which performances by non-professional peasant actors who are from local villages. If you have other sites in mind to go, just feel free to discuss with your tour guide. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, train tickets, entrance fee, round trip cable car, lunch, show tickets and door-to-door hotel transfers. You can choose to end your tour in Lijiang or return Kunming. Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.

per adult from

$1,200

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Bottled water
    • English-speaking guide
    • Entrance Fee
    • Cable car round trip to Glacier Park
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Shuttle bus at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Middle Seats Show Tickets
    • Overnight accommodation of standard twin room (two beds), based on twin share if choose the option
    • Entry/Admission - Old Town of Lijiang - China
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture
    • Entry/Admission - Mufu Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Lijiang Lion Rock
    • Entry/Admission - Wangu Pavilion
    • Entry/Admission - Wenchang Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Black Dragon Pond Park
    • Entry/Admission - Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Lijiang Impressions Show
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Moon Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Yangtze River First Bend
    • Entry/Admission - Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities to tour guide and driver(recommended)
    • Accommodation if you choose to have the tour only

  • Day 1: Kunming - Lijiang City Highlights (L)

    Stop At: Old Town of Lijiang - China, No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100 China
    Your driver will pick you up from the lobby of your Kunming hotel, you will be transferred to railway station for a 3 hour bullet train ride to Lijiang.

    Upon arrival, your local tour. guide will hold your name sign waiting at the exit of the arrival hall. Hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, heading directly to Old Town of Lijiang.

    The Old Town of Lijiang is a well-preserved old city of ethnic minorities with brilliant culture, the town was first built in the late Song Dynasty (960 - 1279), it has a history of more than 800 years. As a result of the combination of the multinational culture and the progress of Naxi ethnic minority, the buildings here incorporate the best parts of the architectural traits of Han, Bai, and Tibet into a unique Naxi style.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture, Heilong Tan, Lijiang China
    Stroll around the old town with your tour guide, you will stop at Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture, the museum dedicated to the history of the Naxi people and their pictographic language and animist Dongba religion. Explore the museum and learn about the Naxi culture and art.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mufu Palace, Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100 China
    Next, you will visit the Mufu Palace. The top ruler of Naxi minority Mu Family had been in Lijiang since Yuan Dynasty to Qing Dynasty, totally 470 years with 22 generation rulers. The present Mufu Palace is a representative of ancient central China architectural style in Ming Dynasty. While it also keeps the characters of Tang and Song Dynasties. And inside it, the details show the minority features of Bai and Naxi groups. Besides architecture value, it also can be an outstanding plants museum with ancient trees and extraordinary plants. The garden in a style mixed with imperial one and Suzhou’s style. Explore the palace and get to now its history and stories from your tour guide.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lijiang Lion Rock, Xinhua Street, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100 China
    Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then move on to Lion Hill Park. The Lion Mountain looks like a sleeping lion from afar, providing a wonderful picture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wangu Pavilion, Lion Mountain, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100 China
    Reach the mountaintop, go up to the Wangu Pavilion which is a five-storied all-wooden edifice with five elegant eaves. The tower is regarded as the No.1 Domed-shaped Structure in China. Get ready your camera and enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding areas(Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the Old Town and the Naxi minority villages).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wenchang Palace, Xin Shang Duan, Yulong Naxizuzizhixian, Lijiang Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China
    Move on to Wenchang Palace. The palace was originally built in 1725 and was once the location for holding exams and folk lectures during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Stroll around the area, and then move to Twin-Stone Garden where you can find a large waterwheel and bas-relief to commemorate the civilization of the Naxi nationality.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Black Dragon Pond Park, Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100 China
    Your last stop is the Black Dragon Pond Park. Follow your tour guide to explore the ancient monuments such as the Longshen Temple, the Deyue Pavilion, the Suocui Bridge and the Hanyue Stage. Enjoy amazing view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from the park.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lijiang. (If you have other places want to go in Lijiang just let your tour guide know)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lijiang 4 star hotel if you choose the related option

    Day 2: Lijiang- Jade Dragon Snow Mountain- Impressions Lijiang Show-Blue Moon Valley (B,L)

    Stop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Yulong County 674100 China
    Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Lijiang, heading directly to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which takes about 1 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

    Consisting of 13 peaks, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. Looking from Lijiang Old Town, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. About half of China's plant species originated in Yunnan province, and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is home to about half of these, including trees, flowers, and medicinal herbs and plants. The mountain's many ravines, creeks, cliffs, and meadows all have Naxi names and provide settings for the myths and legends of the people who have made the plain their homeland for 1,000 years.

    Get the information and learn its legendary stories from your tour guide. Upon arrival, take the convenient cable car to the scenic viewing point (4506 meters), marvel at the spectacular glacier and mountain views. You can choose to hike up to 4680 meters by wooden stairs. When you are ready to leave, descend by cable car.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lijiang Impressions Show, No.19-9 Guodahuama Street, Old Town, Lijiang China
    Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then enjoy amazing Lijiang Impressions Show. The show is performed in daytime, using the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain as its stage background. More than 100 horses and 500 non-professional peasant actors with dark skin who are from 16 local villages and over 10 ethnic minorities give their best performance. They use unique movements and original songs to exemplify their culture, history and customs. When make booking you can choose you preferred tickets for the show
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Blue Moon Valley, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang China
    After the show, you will spend some leisure time to explore the Blue Moon Valley. Blue Moon Valley actually is an extremely blue river meandering through a lush valley of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Spend some time to stroll round the area, get ready your camera for amazing shots.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lijiang.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast: If you choose the option to including hotel, the breakfast offered by the hotel
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lijiang 4 star hotel if you choose the related option

    Day 3: Lijiang-Yangtze River First Bend- Tiger Leaping Gorge (B,L)

    Stop At: Yangtze River First Bend, Shasongbi Village, Shangri-La County 674400 China
    Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Lijiang, heading directly to Tiger Leaping Gorge which takes about 2 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way. On the way, you will stop at The First Bend of the Yangtze. Rushing down from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau--"the roof of the world", the Yangtze surges into Yunnan from its northwest, where it meets Lancang River and Nu River. Then, they go together through the high mountains and deep gorges of Hengduan Mountains. Enjoy the eye-catching scenery and stop for photos.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), 100 km NW of Lijiang Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402 China
    Continue to Tiger Leaping Gorge which is one of the deepest gorges in the world. Tiger Leaping Gorge can be divided into three parts based upon its hypsography characteristics: the upper gorge, the middle gorge and the lower gorge. The most famous scenic spots are the Mouth of the Gorge and the Tiger Leaping Pebble, both of which are on the upper gorge. Today, you will explore the upper Tiger Leaping Gorge. Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to learn the legendary stories about the gorge, then walk about 1.5 miles (2.6 km) to the Tiger Leaping Rock. On the way, you will enjoy amazing view of the gorge, feel free to stop for photos. Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant. Your wonderful tour will ends here, you can choose to end your tour in Lijiang or return Kunming.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast: If you choose the option to including hotel, the breakfast offered by the hotel

    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from you hotel in Kunming, please provide hotel information when make booking
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P802

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