2 Days Shangrila City Tour from Lijiang

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Lijiang

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In this short 2 days ,you`ll visit upper tiger leaping gorge and classic scenic spot in Shangrila
Day1 - Lijiang-Shigu-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangrila From Lijiang, you'll drive about 60KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, visit the Iron Chain Bridge,the Red Army's Long March Memorial Monument in the Shigu Old Town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks. Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha in this area because you can find gold in the river. Afternoon, you'll head for Shangri La, the former Zhongdian which is well known as the paradise destination for every tourist. Upon arrival in Shangri La, you will have entered the Tibetan cultural area and a landscape of barley fields and yaks scattered in the valleys. Walk around Dukezong Ancient Town, an important town of the Ancient Tea horse Trade Caravan from Yunnan to Tibet and India. Walk 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 shangrila county and Dukezong Ancient Town. Stay overnight in Kersang's Relay Station guesthouse.Day2 Shangrila-LijiangIn the morning, visit the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. Songzanlin Monastery has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace ', so named because the whole monastery is in the traditional style with mysterious atmosphere.Drive around Napahai Lake and visit some Tibetan villages and families. Then drive back to Lijiang.Service ends.

What’s included

  • Two Lunches
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
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