Enjoy private travel experience from local professional tour guide and experienced chauffeur, spend full-day to enjoy the marvelous scenery and take fascinating photos at one of the deepest gorges in the world, admire the eye-catching sceneries on the way and enjoy customized commentary from your guide. This amazing sightseeing includes enormous photo opportunities, bring your camera, wear skid-proof shoes and be prepared to be astonished.
Meet your local guide at 8:30 from your hotel lobby, aboard the comfortable air-conditioned vehicle with experienced chauffeur to start the full-day sightseeing. Located about 100 kilometers northwest of Lijiang Old Town, the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest gorges in the world. An ancient legend says that a tiger used the large rock at the gorge's narrowest section as its stepping stone so it could leap across from one side to the other, which is how the place got its name. This is a great sightseeing stop with enormous photo opportunities, get your camera ready and prepare to be astonished. Continue to visit the First Bend of the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, where one of the tributaries of the Yangtze River, the Jinsha River (Golden Sand River), runs ahead to the Hengduan Mountain Range and suddenly turns to the northeast when meeting a cliff in the Stone Drum Town, forming a large U-shape bend. You will then visit the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum Town which got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped into a drum. Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel to conclude the trip.