Unique Experiences:
  • Get a unique perspective on the Yangzhi River – from the deep gorge up to the 5,000m summit.
  • Hike through dramatic scenery, shoot impressive photos and take in the outstanding views.
  • Visit a local farmer’s house to get a peek into traditional Chinese lifestyle.

Up to 8 travelers can book this tour.

Trip Length: 2 Day(s) 1 Night(s)
Physical Rate: 3/5
Included in Price:
  • Meals: 1 x Breakfast, 2 x Lunch, 1 x Dinner
  • Transportation: Private car or minivan from Lijiang to Qiaotou, Private car or minivan from Qiaotou to Lijiang
  • Accommodation: 1 night in a local guesthouse (basic facilities with private bathroom)
  • Miscellaneous: English-speaking guide
Excluded from Price:
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)

All other expenses not stated as included.

Special Information:
Please provide us with your Lijiang Hotel information in advance so that our driver can pick you up promptly on the day of the tour.


Locations Visited:
Lijiang, Qiaotou, Tiger Leaping Gorge
Start City:
End City:


Day 1: Lijiang to Qiaotou and Tiger Leaping Gorge
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Lijiang at 08:00am and drive to Qiaotou town. The trail starts from Qiaotou with a slight uphill slope. Taking you through villages and farms and all the way up to the mountain's edge, you will have breathtaking view of the muddy Yangtze river below. After 1.5 hours of trekking, you will reach a guesthouse run by the local Naxi people which is a popular resting place for travelers hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge trail. You will have a short refreshment and a cup of tea here. Afterwards,  you will continue to the most difficult part of the trek –“28 hairpin" or "28 Bends”, which involves steep trails and climbing using rocks and roots of trees to help. But the outstanding view at the end of it all will make it all worthwhile.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Transportation: Private car or minivan from Lijiang Hotel to Qiaotou
Accommodation: Overnight at a local guesthouse

Day 2 : Tiger Leaping Gorge and back to Lijang
Have breakfast in the early morning and embark on a short hiking day where you will pass a tea house and visit a local farmer’s house. It is a pleasant walk and you will experience many different perspectives of the gorge. Finish at Walnuts Garden, a nice place to have a few well-deserved beers and rest your legs. After a delicious local lunch, you will walk down to the main road. Your driver will pick you up here and drive the 2 hours back to Lijiang. The trip will end at your hotel in Lijiang around 18:00pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transportation: Private car or minivan from Qiaotou to Lijiang Hotel

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