3 days hiking Tour to Shibaoshan mountain, shaxi and Tiger leaping gorge

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Duration : 3 to 5 days
Starting Price : 300USD/Person

Tour Description

 

Day 1 Lijiang-Shaxi-Shibaoshan(Stone Treasure) Mountain-Shaxi
 

Sightseeing: Shibaoshan Mountain, Shizhong(Stone Bell) Temple and Grottoes, Baoxiang Temple, Wild Monkey Forest

From Lijiang, driving about 2.5hrs to Shibaoshan Mounntain  .In this area about 3 hundred wild monkeys live with kulapatis around the Baoxiang temple. You shoud prepare some food for these monkeys if you want to paly with them. If you do not have food, please do not do any guesture to these monkeys. otherwise they will be very angry and bite you because they usually misunderstand guesture lunguage.

Visit the Shizhong temple in the mountain. There are eight grottoes of Shizhong temple for 1000 years old. You will trek in the forest from Shizhong Temple to Baoxiang Temple, you hike 3 hours to look around that area, in the mountains there are many small old temples. On the path, you can see very nice views , Baoxiang temple is a Chinese Buddhism Temple from Yuan Dynesty.

After the tocur wen can hike downhill to shaxi or drive to Shaxi,  shaxi  is nestled deep in the Himalayan foothills of southwest China's Yunnan Province. Shaxi (pronounced 'Shah Shee'), is a culturally diverse town and to the Bai and Yi minority peoples. You will walk around the Shaxi Old Town, Shaxi River, Xinjiao Temple, stage in the square and some ancient coutyards with local people.  Shaxi once played an important role as a bustling trade station on the Tea and Horse Caravan Road, an important branch of the Silk Road. Just over one thousand years ago, this ancient trade route connected Tibet with Eastern China. In exchange for teas from Yunnan, Tibetans traded their famous breed of horse to Song Dynasty officials in eastern China, who were busy defending their territory from invaders from the north. Thus the Tea and Horse Caravan was born. Shaxi became the main trade station along this route.            Overnight at Laomadian Lodge

 

Day 2 Shaxi-Tiger leaping gorge-Tea horse guesthouse (Breakfast)

Sighseeing:  First bend of Yangtze river, iron-chain bridge, Naxi village,  Tiger leaping gorge

Drive 1.5h to First bend of Yangtze river.  visit Shigu village(stone drum town), its one of the oldest village of Naxi people, visit Iron chain bridge which was an important bridge on the Tea-horse trading road.  enjoy the spetacular view of First bend of Yangtze river.  Drive 1 hour to Qiaotou where we start hiking,  hike 4.5 hour uphill and enjoy the breath-taking view of Tiger leaping gorge and Snow peaks of Jade dragon snow mountain.            Over night at Tea-hore guest house

 

Day 3. Tiger leaping gorge-Qiaotou-Lijiang  (Breakfast)

Sightseeing: Tiger leaping gorge, Lijiang old town.

After breakfast,  we will hike 4 hour today,  You can see authentic naxi village in the hiking trail, take a good  rest at Half way guest house,  continue hiking pass by beautiful waterfall and drive to Lijiang after lunch at Tiger leaping gorge.  Visit Lijiang old town.     Transfer to Hotel or LiJiang airport,  service ends.

 

 

 

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