One of best and most wanted spots around the area. The site is quite guest and foreigner-friendly. You can also hire locals to carry you alone the mountain way if you are uncomfortable with the height and steep road.
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This place is just amazing - you can easily spend here up to 3 days - or if you are not a trekker, you can just drive aroudn and see some view poinst - if you are a hiker, then you can walk from the...More
I am a little bit afraid of heights so I hoped this wouldn't be too frightening. I'm glad I had my hiking poles with me. Also wear sunscreen! We had excellent weather conditions and during our hike it wasn't that dangerous. We took the upper...More
On our trip to Lijiang we visited Leaping Tiger Gorge for a day trip and booked through the Intercontinental Hotel. If you like walking and are reasonably fit then this is a must do while in Lijiang.Tim, the driver made sure there were no issues...More
The power of the water (despite being there during low season) is evident. As we went during the low season, we didn't get throngs of tourists. We could take out time to walk around, take pictures without photo bombs. Of course, being the low season,...More
As we crossed from lijiang to Shangri la I had a foreboding feeling. The Yangtze River was brown with mud and up and down the river there were companies excavating for sand, stone and gravel. Really really ugly for what was supposed to be the...More
On reading mixed reviews about entering the gorge trails in the wet season we decided to have a look for ourselves. At Hutiaoxia on the Lijiang - Shangri La route we needed to be sneaked past the closed ticket gate because the gorge is officially...More
This is an attraction you must visit if you are passing from Lijiang to Shangrila. You have to climb down several long flights of stairs to get to the good viewing spots and climbing back up is tiring but the view was very good.