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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

If you are craving for fresh air in nature, real adventure in a less-beaten road but have no enough time to plan a trip, why not try us? Excellent breakaway from the big city and plunge yourself into Lijiang's exotic lifestyles and intoxicating nature and a side-car ride is a real adventure!

Highlights

  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Exciting side-car motorcycle experience
  • Green and fresh air
  • Back-to-innocence experience
  • Quick and trouble-free arrangement

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Shanghai to Lijiang by Flight No. TBA
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Lijiang)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort 5-star hotel  |  Guanfang Hotel Qidian 4-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

Today you will fly above the clouds and reach the dreamy destination in Lijiang. Check in hotel upon arrival.

 

- Smart Tips:

  • This tour doesn't include flight from / to Shanghai, you may contact us if you need our help for booking.
  • DAY
    2
    Lijiang
    • Activities: Lijiang Ancient Town, Wangu Tower, The Mufu (Wood Mansion)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Misi Restaurant
    • Hotels: Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort 5-star hotel  |  Guanfang Hotel Qidian 4-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

    

    Start the morning with the first sunlight and a fresh coffee. Later, you will visit Lijiang Ancient Town. Have lunch in a lovely small restaurant.

    Waiting for you in the afternoon is a visit to the famous Wood Mansion. Later, you will get on Lion Hill and enjoy the full view of the ancient town at the top of Wangu Tower.

    

    Lijiang Ancient Town

    DAY
    3
    Lijiang
    • Activities: The Jade Dragon Mountain (with Large Cable Car from Ganhaizi), Shuhe ancient town
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Naxi family cafe
    • Hotels: Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort 5-star hotel  |  Guanfang Hotel Qidian 4-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

    This morning, we will head off to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Taking a cable car up the mountain ridge, you will get an open view of the scenic Yak Meadow. Get down the mountain and get back to Lijiang and have lunch.

    In the afternoon, you will visit Shuhe Ancient Town, a quieter and less traveled habitation of Naxi people.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • The excellent show Impression Lijiang is on at 1pm everyday, you can ask your Lijiang tour guide for booking.
  • For an interesting way to travel, you can choose a cycling trip about half an hour to Shuhe Ancient Town. Your Lijiang tour guide will be happy to help you rent one (with extra cost).
  • DAY
    4
    Lijiang
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Intercontinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort 5-star hotel  |  Guanfang Hotel Qidian 4-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

    

    Do something that you've never done before!

    A side-car motorcycle ride down the valley near Lijiang is a a real inspiration for adventureous travelers like you. This morning, a foreign motorcycle driver will pick you up at the hotel. For the following 4 hours, you will be sitting in a valley where you will follow the trail of the American Austrian botanist Joseph Rock had once been to, and visit an abandoned museum which used to be Joseph Rock's house, visit a local Naxi temple and explore the former U.S. airfield used during WWII. At last, you will stop by Baisha Village and pass tea time with elderly villagers. Return to your hotel with a happy smile and tons of great photos.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Today you will find yourself a place for lunch. Sure, our foreign driver who's been living in Lijiang for a time will offer you some great advice.
  • One side-car motorcycle can hold at most 2 travelers. The drive in the valley will be on good road condition and you will have a helmet.
  • One of the best things about this side-car adventure is that you will be with an insider who has both living experience in China and western culture background.
  • Lijiang

    DAY
    5
    Lijiang to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang)
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: No

    

    Today you will fly back to Shanghai full with wonderful memory. Thank you for taking this trip with China Travel. Hopefully our name will pop up once you think about traveling in the future!

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

    Good to know

    No round-trip flight from Shanghai included in this tour. We do, however, sometimes have great airfare deal. Remember to check the flight price when you contact us.

    Vanessa Zheng

    Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

    Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

    Vernessa Zheng - Travel Advisor

    800-9337181 (Free in US & CA)

    Tour Type : Private Tour

    Best Season :All seasons

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    from US $859 p/p

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