Private day tour to Tiger leaping gorge Zhiyun Lamaism monastery from Lijiang
Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Gorge) is on the Jinsha River of the upper reaches of the Yangtze. It is located 100 kilometers north of LiJiang. The gorge is 17 kilometers long with a drop of 213 meters.
The gorge is divided into three sections: Upper, Middle and Lower Hutiao. At the narrowest spot the river is only 30 meters wide. The mouth of the gorge is 1,800 meters above sea level. The river is flanked by Yulong and Haba Snow Mountains, with a height difference of 3,900 meters. It is one of the deepest gorges in the world.
Zhiyun Lamaism monastery is located in the small village which is a Tibetan style temple, and the first bend of Yangtze River is a good place to take photos for the Yangtze river.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), 100 km NW of Lijiang Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402 China
In the morning, we take an overland drive of 100 kilometers, or 2 hours, along Yunnan-Tibet Road to Qiaotou (1850 meters), or the upper Tiger Leaping Gorge, Before we arrive tiger leaping gorge, we will use about 45 minutes visit a Lamaism monastery named Zhiyun si and another 1.5 hour visit Shigu town (first bend of Yangtze River) . From Qiaotou, drive 9 kilometers along the gorge road to scenic spot, walk along with paved steps down to the bottom of gorge, visit the gorge and then walk up to parking, it will take about 2 hours total.
We will drive 2 hours back to LiJiang in the afternoon.
Duration: 5 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Today guide will pick up clients at 8:30am from their own booked hotel in Lijiang city or down town place in Lijiang
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.