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$87 Private & Custom Tours

Private Lijiang City Day Tour of Lijiang Old Town, Black Dragon Pool, Dongba Culture Museum and Lion Hill

Your guide and driver will pick you up in your Lijiang Hotel at 8am.After a short drive, you’ll start your memorable Lijiang tour from Lijiang Ancient Town. Enjoy a panoramic view of this fascinating old city from Wangu Tower, the landmark building of Lijiang. This pure wood building was built at 33 meters tall on the top of Lion Hill where you could also overlook Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the distance. Then, followed a trip to Mu’s Residence - the “Forbidden City” of Lijiang to appreciate Naxi people’s brilliant culture and fine arts.After lunch, continue your visit to Black Dragon Pool Park and the Naxi Dongba Culture Museum where you can learn Naxi pictograph character and explore the rich Naxi minority culture in the museum.At the end, your guide will transfer you back to your hotel.

$115 Private & Custom Tours

Lijiang Private Full-Day Highlight Trip with Black Dragon Pool

In the morning, you will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Lijiang at 8am. It will take about 60km from Lijiang to First Bend on the Yangtze River. It has the amazing gorge scenery, and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The village 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.After that ,you`ll enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch in the restaurant. Continue to drive another 40 km and you will arrive Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha, it is because there is rumor to say that you are able to find gold in the river. In the upper part of Tiger Leaping Gorge, you can walk about 2.6km to Tiger Leaping Rock. It is a nice walking along the Jinsha River and Marble trail, the view is breathtaking. In the afternoon, you will head to Black Dragon Pond Park and Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture. Black Dragon Pond Park is a famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park (Yu Quan Gong Yuan) located at the foot of Elephant Hill, a short walk north of the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan province, China. It was built in 1737 during the Qing dynasty and offers a spectacular view of the region's tallest mountain, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, over its white marble bridge. At the Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture, you can learn Naxi pictograph character and explore the rich Naxi minority culture in the museum. If you want, you can also attend the Naxi Orchestral and Show in Dongba Palace(at your own expense).  Your tour will end by dropping you off at your centrally located hotel in Lijiang.

$87.83 Transfers & Ground Transport

Haikou Private Arrival Transfer: Airport to Hotel

When your driver arrives at Haikou Meilan International Airport (HAK), he will first check your flight arrival time from the Arrival Flight Information Board, then go to the exact terminal building, wait at the exit from where you will come out.  He will hold your name sign and wait for you to show up eventually.  Then take you to hotel. Frequently Asked Questions:  Q:  How long will my driver wait for me?    A:  If your flight arrives in time, your driver will wait until you show up.   Q: Will my driver leave the airport if I do not show up?    A:  Your driver will ask the airport staff to check if there is anyone from the same flight left in the luggage claim area.  Then he will telephone the local travel agent.  He will leave the airport only after receiving an approval from the travel agent.   Q:  When do I need to call after arrival?  A:  If you see all other people in the same flight have left the luggage claim area, but your luggage has not come.  Please telephone the local travel agent immediately, ask your driver to wait for you. Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff first will define your exact location.   Usually he/she will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese person standing beside you.  This is the fastest way to find where you are.  Your driver will come to you.  No refund if you take a taxi. Q:  What happen if my flight is delayed?  A:  Additional charge will be asked to pay in cash to your driver.  Please telephone the local travel agent right after you know the flight is delayed.  And you are required to telephone again after boarding the plane.  Your driver is waiting for an order if he should wait for you or not.  It will be too late if you call after a late arrival.    Q:  What happen if my flight is cancelled?   A:  Please telephone the local travel agent.   It is polite to let your driver to leave. Q:  Will the driver telephone me from the airport?  A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  Q:  Do you go to my hotel?    A: This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Haikou only. Downtown Haikou includes 2 districts of Meilan and Longhua. Other districts are named as Outskirts Haikou. Hotels in Outskirts Haikou will cost additional charge. Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Haikou before you make a booking. If your hotel is in outskirts Haikou, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent. You will be asked if you prefer plan A or Plan B. - Plan A: Reply of approval of the additional cost, booking will be confirmed. - Plan B: Refund will be arranged without receiving your approval in 24 hours.

$54.98 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lijiang Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Airport

Please wait in the hotel lobby.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, or read your name from his pickup list.  The hotel pickup is 24 hours available. Frequently Asked Questions:Q:  Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?   A:  Taxi service is not always available in Lijiang.  If the hotel bellboy can not find a taxi for you in time, the stress of waiting for a taxi will cause big problem.   Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  The pickup will be arranged at your preferred pickup time.    Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?   A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Lijiang only.  Downtown Lijiang includes 3 districts of Dayan Old Town, Shuhe Old Town and Baisha Old Town.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Lijiang. Hotels in Outskirts Lijiang will cost additional charge. Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Lijiang before you make a booking.  If your hotel is in outskirts Lijiang, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.  - Plan A: If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.  - Plan B: Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours. Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location.  Then please wait here.  Your driver will come to you.  Do not move!  Do not go to airport by yourself. Q:  How can I modify a reservation? A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.    Q:  How can I cancel a reservation?  A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.     Q:  Will the driver telephone me before pickup? A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  The local travel agent will be your backup.

$54.98 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lijiang Private Arrival Transfer: Airport to Hotel

When your driver arrives at Lijiang Sanyi International Airport (LJG), he will first check your flight arrival time from the Arrival Flight Information Board, then go to the exact terminal building, wait at the exit from where you will come out.  He will hold your name sign and wait for you to show up eventually.  Then take you to hotel. Frequently Asked Questions:  Q:  How long will my driver wait for me?    A:  If your flight arrives in time, your driver will wait until you show up.   Q: Will my driver leave the airport if I do not show up?    A:  Your driver will ask the airport staff to check if there is anyone from the same flight left in the luggage claim area.  Then he will telephone the local travel agent.  He will leave the airport only after receiving an approval from the travel agent.   Q:  When do I need to call after arrival?  A:  If you see all other people in the same flight have left the luggage claim area, but your luggage has not come.  Please telephone the local travel agent immediately, ask your driver to wait for you. Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff first will define your exact location.   Usually he/she will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese person standing beside you.  This is the fastest way to find where you are.  Your driver will come to you.  No refund if you take a taxi. Q:  What happen if my flight is delayed?  A:  Additional charge will be asked to pay in cash to your driver.  Please telephone the local travel agent right after you know the flight is delayed.  And you are required to telephone again after boarding the plane.  Your driver is waiting for an order if he should wait for you or not.  It will be too late if you call after a late arrival.    Q:  What happen if my flight is cancelled?   A:  Please telephone the local travel agent.   It is polite to let your driver to leave. Q:  Will the driver telephone me from the airport?  A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  Q:  Do you go to my hotel?    A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Lijiang only.  Downtown Lijiang includes 3 districts of Dayan Old Town, Shuhe Old Town and Baisha Old Town.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Lijiang. Hotels in Outskirts Lijiang will cost additional charge. Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Lijiang before you make a booking. If your hotel is in outskirts Lijiang, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent. - Plan A: If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed. - Plan B: Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours.

$54.98 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lijiang Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Railway Station

The service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Your driver will find you in your hotel lobby by eye contact, or spell out your name.  The hotel pickup time is 2 hours prior of train departure time.  This private transfer service is 24 hours available.  Please buy your train ticket first, then book this transfer service. Your departure train code is required upon reservation.  Frequently Asked Questions:  Q: Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?  A: Taxi service is not always available in Lijiang. Sometimes the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, especially in rush hour, early morning or weekend. Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?   A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Lijiang only.  Downtown Lijiang includes 3 districts of Dayan Old Town, Shuhe Old Town and Baisha Old Town.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Lijiang. Hotels in Outskirts Lijiang will cost additional charge. Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Lijiang before you make a booking.  If your hotel is in outskirts Lijiang, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.  - Plan A: If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.  - Plan B: Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours.  Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move!  Q: Will the driver telephone me before pickup?  A: No. Your driver does not speaking in English. The local travel agent will be your backup.  Q: Will the driver help me to check in at the railway station?  A: No. Your driver will drop you off outside the departure hall of the station. Usually it is the non-parking area.  Q: What is the luggage allowance?  A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge.

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