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6 days 5 nights Dali Lijiang Shangri La tour

Day 1.  Airport pickup to Dali oldtown.   Stay in Dali

Sightseeing: the Three-pagoda in Chongshen Temple,Erhai Lake Cruise  the Ancient Dali Town

Dali is famous city with history and culture and Bai ethnic culture in China.After landing, you visit the Three Pagodas in Chongshen Monastery which has a history of over 1,800 years located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain facing to the Erhai Lake.Three Pagodas are made of three ancient independent pagodas forming asymmetrical triangle. After lunch, you’ll cruise in Erhai Lake by the small boat to the Jinsuo Islet in the east Erhai Lake. There are 200 Bai ethnic families around 1000 people in Jinsuo Island. In Erhai Lake cruise, you will enjoy the green Cangshan Mountain and the Three Pagodas from afar as well as lots of birds and seagulls flying over the lake. At last,you will visit the Ancient Dali Town,walk around the Foreigner Streetand enjoy the relax time with local people. After climbing up to the City Wall of Dali, you will have panoramic view of the Erhai Lake.


Day 2   Dali-183KM- Lijiang by private car (B/L)

Sightseeing: ,Xizhou Town,Zhoucheng Village  Dongba Museum, Lijiang Ancient Town

You will head for Xizhou Town to fully appreciate Bai-style traditional architectural courtyards, taste their fragrantThree-Course Tea and explore their distinctive culture. Visit Zhoucheng Village and the Baipeople's Tie-dying

 Explore Dali Ancient Town in the early morning, visit the Shaping Balaar happened every Monday in Shangguan Town.

Drive about 180KM to Lijiang with the beautiful farmlands and ethnic villages on the way. After lunch you’ll head for the scenic Black Dragon Pool and the Dongba Museum to explore the rich Naxi minority culture. 

 In the late afternoon, explore Lijiang Old Town witch has a history more than 800 years; it was listed as the World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO1997. Here you will see the wonderful wooden architecture of Naxi ethnic people.  Lijiang Ancient Town is a largely Naxi settlement first built 800 years ago.


Day 3   Lijiang—Snow Mountain and Baisha village.

Excursion to the whole year snow-covered Jade Dragon Snow Mountain with White Water River, takingchair lift ride to discover Spruce Meadow, enjoy one of the view of the much famed 13 peaks on the Yulong Mt.Range. 

In the afternoon,Descend and continue to visit Baisha Ancient Frescos in Baisha Naxi village,the frescos show a rich fusion of Han Buddhism,Daoism,Tibetan,Bai and Naxi Lamaism which was a tremendously powerful art of The murals done in early Ming Dynasty. Sightseeing of Yufeng Lama Temple, where there is the famous "King Camellia Tree" with thousands of blossom when blooming.

Finally, visit Black Dragon Pool and Dongba Ethnic Museum., From the Black Dragon Pool, you can enjoy the picturesque view of the Jade Snow Mt. Reflecting in this Jade Spring Water. 


Day 4   Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangri La

Sightseeing: Shigu (Stone Drum) Town, the First Bend of the Yangtze River and Iron Chain Bridge,Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Depart Lijiang early in the morning to take a 3-hour drive(76KM)alone hillside road to Qiaotou village, on the way, you will visit the First Bend of the Yangtze River and Iron Chain Bridge in the Shigu (Stone Drum) Town,After lunch, you will start your journey to the Tiger Leaping Gorge,one of the world’s deepest gorge tucked between Yulong Snow Mountain and the Haba Snow Mountains. The whole magnificent Grand Canyon is 28 KM. long and 190 meters high drop  on the Golden Sand River of the upper reach of Yangtze River.You will start your walking on the trails in the gorge along a path from which you could see Yangtze River literally leaping through the narrow gorge. 

Drive back to Lijiang in the afternoon.


Day 5   Shangri La-Lijiang

In the morning,drive 30KM. to visit the Pudacuo National Reserve Park with Shudu Lake and Bita Lake, which is aprimitive forest of coniferous trees and highland lakes, lying 3,539M. above sea level in the heart of national nature reserve.

In the afternonn, drive back to Lijiang.


Day 6  See off

In the morning, transfer to the airport to take the flight to your next destination.  

Tour Package Price per person in US Dollars.

     Hotel standard

       1 person

       2-5 persons

       6-9 persons

       over 9 persons

       Top End 

       usd  2200

       usd 1320

      usd 1150

        usd 965

      Middle Range

       usd 1880

       usd 1050

       usd 950

        usd 790


       usd 1495

        usd 895

       usd 695

        usd 615

Top End:  Kunming Grand Park Hotel.    Dali Regent Hotel  Lijiang Boutique Hotel    Paradise Hotel Shangri-La

Middle Range:  Kunming JinJiang Hotel   Dali Asia Star Hotel   Lijiang Liwang Hotel   Holy Palace Hotel Shangri-La 

Budget:  Kunming Jinhua Hotel     Dali landscape Hotel   Lijiang Grand Hotel    Lefu Hotel Shangri-La

Package Includes:

A.   Admissions of the sights mentioned.

B.   Hotel accommodation mentioned(based on 2 persons sharing one standard twin room)

C.   Personal Guide Services.

D.   Private transport between airports or train stations, hotel and all the scenic spots

      mentioned in the itinerary by air-conditioned car, van or mini-bus.

E.      Chinese lunches mentioned above.


Package Excludes:

A.    Air tickets.

B.   Personal expenses and optional items.

C.   Meals not mentioned above.

D.   Gratuities to the service staffs.

E.   Others not mentioned above.