Lijiang & Shangri-La and Kunming 5 Days Tour
Day 1 Lijiang Arrival
Welcome to Lijiang, a very attractive ancient city of China! Upon arrival at the Lijiang airport/train station, You will meet our local tour guide and driver in the arrival hall and they will escort you to the hotel.After settling down your luggage and a short rest, you will be transferred to the Lijiang Ancient Town to enjoy the local lifestyle. On the way, you can enjoy a panoramic view of this amazing city from Wanggu Tower and get a overlook of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Day 2 Lijiang
Today you will visit the renowned Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the holy mountain for Naxi people. You can take the cable car to the top of this mountain and enjoy the happiness of the height. After that, head to Baisha village to visit the ancient Baisha Mural Paintings, which combine the cultures of Han, Tibetan and Naxi people.Then you will head for the Black Fragon Pool Park and the Naxi Dongba Culture Museum where you can learn Naxi pictograph character and explore the rich Naxi minority culture.
Day 3 Lijiang - Shangri-La
After breakfast, on the way to Shangri-La, you will have a chance to view the First Bend of the Yangtze River with breathtaking sight of the gorge and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Shigu Town. After that, you will visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. In there, you will walk through three marble tunnels.
Day 4 Shangri-La
Today, you will visit the Songzanlin Lamasery. Located in the region with an altitude of 3,300 meters high, Songzanlin Lamasery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province and one of the 13 famous monasteries of Tibetan Kham. Then you can take a walk along the Bitahai and Shudu Lakes. After that, pay a visit to a local Tibetan family and have a nice chat with local people and get some understanding about local lifestyle.In the afternoon, head for Dukezong Old Town. Climb up to the top of Guishan Hill or tortoise Hill, you will see the largest Prayer Wheel of the world and have a panoramic view of Shangri-La County and Dukezong Ancient Town.
Day 5 Shangri-La - Kunming
On this day you will be free until your tour guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to kunming,end the tour.