Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking - 2 Days
Tiger Leaping Gorge in China is believed to be the deepest gorges on the planet, the mountains on either side of the gorge reach over 5000m at the highest point, looking down to the Yangzi River running through it below. The dramatic scenery and relaxed hike along the high path through the rural villages of the Naxi Minority people make this a very enjoyable travel adventure to have in China!
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• Get a unique perspective on the Yangzhi River – from the gorge up to 5000m above
Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
|Trip Length:||2 Day(s) 1 Night(s)|
|Tour Departure Dates:||Everyday|
All year, however heavy rain may be expected during the rainy season (Jun-Jul) and snowy days in the winter ( December – January)
|Type of Transportation:||Private car/van|
|Type of Accommodation:||Local Inn/Guesthouse stay with private bathroom|
Children age: Up to and including 12 pay child prices
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Meals: 1x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 1x Dinner
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• Tips to guide and driver
- Locations Visited:
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Day 1 :Lijiang – Qiaotou – Tiger Leaping Gorge
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Lijiang at 08:00 and drive to Qiaotou town. The trail starts from Qiaotou with a slight uphill track. Taking you through villages and farms and all the way up to the mountain edge where you will have breathtaking views of the muddy Yangtze river below. After 1.5 hours trekking, you will reach the Naxi Guesthouse. Naxi is the local ethnic people. This is a popular resting place for travellers 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 to the trek –“28 hairpin" or "28 Bends”, which involves steep trails and climbing using rocks and roots of trees to help. But we guarantee you, the outstanding views will make it all worthwhile.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at local guesthouse, or similar
Day 2 : Tiger Leaping Gorge – Lijang
Have breakfast in the early morning. Before you waits a short hiking day where you will pass a Tea House Guesthouse and visit a local farmer’s house. It is a pleasant walk and you will experience many different perspectives of the gorge. Ffinish at Walnuts Garden, which is a nice place to have a few well-deserved beers and rest your legs. After a delicious local food lunch, you will walk down to the main road. Your driver will pick you up here and drive the 2 hours (approximately) back to Lijiang. The trip will end at your own Lijiang hotel around 18:00.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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