Lijiang Private Day Tour:Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha and Shuhe Villages

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Escape the bustle of the city and discover the picturesque locations outside of Lijiang on this double-duty, full-day excursion. Use the convenient shuttle bus and cable car to reach the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain for stunning views of its glacier and peaks. Explore the temples and streets at Baisha and Shuhe Ancient villages, gain insight view of the history, culture, customs about ancient Naxi ethnic community. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, round trip cable car, lunch and door-to-door hotel transfers.

What's Included

Bottled water

Cable car ride at Jade Snow Mountain

English speaking tour guide

Entrance fee


Travel by private vehicle

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap

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

Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Lijiang, heading directly to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which takes about 1 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

Consisting of 13 peaks, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. Looking from Lijiang Old Town, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

Get the information and learn its legendary stories from your tour guide. Upon arrival, take the convenient cable car to the scenic viewing point (4506 meters), marvel at the spectacular glacier and mountain views. You can choose to hike up to 4680 meters by wooden stairs. When you are ready to leave, descend by cable car.

• Admission Ticket Free

Baisha Ancient Town
Next, travel to Baisha ancient town at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Here is the best place to witness the authentic life of the Naxi People and appreciate their culture. Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then set off to explore.

Baisha Village used to be a Naxi settlement and the birthplace of local Mu Family Governors. Its construction started during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907), It was the political, economic and cultural center of Lijiang prior to the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). Stroll around the village with your tour guide, learn the history about the village and a distinctive culture, language and traditions of Naxi people. Admire the Baisha Murals-a series of religious paintings were finished by Han, Tibetan and Naxi painters as well as painters from other nationalities, it is the symbol of Naxi Culture, and also a fusion of art from different nationalities.

Then, visit Dabaoji Palace and Fuguo Temple. Learn more about the Tibetan Buddhism and Naxi cultures.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Shuhe Ancient Town
Your last stop is Shuhe Ancient Town which hidden in the forest at the foot of Jade Snow Mountain. It was listed as UNESCO sites as a well-preserved example of a town along the ancient tea route and one of the earliest settlements of the ancestors of Naxi people. Stroll around the village and visit important sites such as Sifang Street, Qinglong Bridge, Long Pool & Sansheng Palace. Learn more about Naxi people, culture and life which offer you strong culture of primitive simplicity.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Lijiang.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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