Then go to visit Square Street at the core of Lijiang Old Town. Four main streets radiate from Square Street and extend to the four different directions from that point. Owing to its special characteristics of ethnic culture, urban layout and historical authenticity, Lijiang Old Town enlisted to be one of the World Cultural Heritage Cities by UNESCO on Dec. 4th, 1997, thus became the first cultural heritage city in China.
Then head for Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Gorge). Around 15 km in length, the gorge is located at where the river passes, between the 5,596-meter Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and 5,396-meter Haba Snow Mountains, in a series of rapids under steep 2000 meters cliffs. Legend says that in order to escape from a hunter, a tiger jumped across the river at the narrowest point (still 25 meters wide), hence the name. You can appreciate Ancient Naxi Music at your own expense, in the evening.
Then visit the Dongba Valley of Minorities in Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Valley and Yufeng Lamasery on the slopes of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Later, Move on to the peaceful Shuhe Naxi Village, which is the home to Naxi people living in their traditional way, featuring a nice temple complex.
At last, visit Dongba Museum to taste the profound Naxi culture. After that, provide you an opportunity to look at the Process of Dongba Paper.
Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person (guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person (guest) per day.
1 Generally speaking, these excluded lunch and dinner in our itineraries are optional; the price is according to the group size; but may we have your attention on following point: tips to local guide and driver are must remuneration if you prefer to self-catering.
2 We offer hotel upgrade service but extra charge to the hotel is at your own.
1 Pick-up and drop-off service at airport/railway station in Lijiang.
2 Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3 The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
4 Service charge and government Taxes.
5 The air ticket of economic class, taxes and dues for round trip flights from Shanghai to Lijiang.
6 Four-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
1 International flight tickets or train tickets.
2 Hotel room single room supplement.
3 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4 Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5 Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6 Fees for entry visa to China.
7 Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise are not included unless explained specially.
8 Meals (L & D).
Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment