Lijiang Private Day Tour: Yangtze River First Bend and Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge

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From $208.00

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Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the most popular and scenic attractions in Lijiang by taking a private full-day tour in the company of an experienced guide. After the convenient hotel pick up, you'll start at the Yangtze River First Bend. Be amazed by the amazing view of the surroundings. Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch at a restaurant where the locals go, then spend some leisure time to explore the Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, lunch and door-to-door hotel transfers.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Yangtze River First Bend
Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Lijiang, heading directly to Tiger Leaping Gorge which takes about 2 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

On the way, you will stop at The First Bend of the Yangtze. Rushing down from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau--"the roof of the world", the Yangtze surges into Yunnan from its northwest, where it meets Lancang River and Nu River. Then, they go together through the high mountains and deep gorges of Hengduan Mountains.

Enjoy the eye-catching scenery and stop for photos.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
Continue to Tiger Leaping Gorge which is one of the deepest gorges in the world.

Tiger Leaping Gorge can be divided into three parts based upon its hypsography characteristics: the upper gorge, the middle gorge and the lower gorge. The most famous scenic spots are the Mouth of the Gorge and the Tiger Leaping Pebble, both of which are on the upper gorge. Today, you will explore the upper Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to learn the legendary stories about the gorge, then walk about 1.5 miles (2.6 km) to the Tiger Leaping Rock. On the way, you will enjoy amazing view of the gorge, feel free to stop for photos.

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lijiang.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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