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Hiking with Lijiang Guides - Private Tours

Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 137 6900 1439
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Amazing Private Trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge

I only tend to review things on tripadvisor when they are truly excellent, and the team at Lijiang... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ben K
Be kind to yourself - use Lijiang Guides

I have never been compelled to write any feedback on TripAdvisor until now. In May 2017 I... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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Lijiang Guides offers professional, personal tailor-made guiding services in Yunnan province, to non-touristy areas. Based in the ancient town of Lijiang, the small tour company and travel agency is the leading eco-tourism and cultural tourism operation in Yunnan, with more than 16 years' experience in the region. Lijiang Guides offers a unique range of journey and trips, exploring the diversity of Yunnan, and taking you to authentic places where you can have meaningful interaction with the REAL China. Lijiang Guides can take you to off-the-beaten-track places, where you can meet some of the local minorities - Naxi, Yi, Tibetan, Bai, Pumi, Mosuo, Hui - and also experience the wonders of nature in Yunnan. Lijiang Guides specialises in day hikes, gourmet tours, photography and writing trips, visiting markets and monasteries - away from the tourist crowds. With experience in the area since 1996, and a staff of English-speaking guides, Lijiang Guides offers guiding services as well as flight/hotel/transport bookings across south-west China. And from 2011, Lijiang Guides can book all your travel arrangements from your home country to China.
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Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 137 6900 1439

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only tend to review things on tripadvisor when they are truly excellent, and the team at Lijiang Guides was really exceptional in helping us visit Tiger Leaping Gorge in the rainy season, when normally it is quite difficult. The gorge was definitely the highlight...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have never been compelled to write any feedback on TripAdvisor until now. In May 2017 I traveled through parts of Yunnan (China) for 24 days that involved a 9 day hiking trip making up a significant portion of this journey. I usually organize my...More

Thank JoPo65
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I am a senior citizen and a solo traveler just back from a long trip in China. For my week in Lijiang I had asked Keith, the manager of Lijiang Guides, to organize a few trips around Lijiang for me. Te service he provided in...More

Thank visitor187
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We spent 4 days in Dali, Shaxi and the surroundings, with Han Mei (Apple), as a part of our 9-days trip into Yunnan. We explicitly wanted Apple as our guide and to date I believe we couldn't have made a better choice. I have to...More

Thank boikamihailova
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been interested in Yunaun Province and the many sightseeing and hiking opportunities it offered. Our guide taught us how to recognize the different ethnic groups we met, and added to our knowledge of the old way of life. He enabled us to hike...More

Thank mikeleeSanDiego
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My husband and I had a great 8 day guided trip in Yunnan with Shelly and Gonpo. We went to Lijiang, Liming, Shibaoshan, Shaxi, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Shangri-la. It is seriously a beautiful part of the world and far different to the big Chinese...More

Thank c123554
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We spent 5 amazing and action-packed days between Shangri-La and Lijiang with Apple as our tour guide. Before our trip began, Apple knew that our main goal of the trip was to spend time outdoors and to learn about the local culture. From the moment...More

1  Thank jenj1112
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Very good experience with Keith's guides. We were 4 ( 2 adults and 2 children aged 7 and 8), and we could really enjoy our visits and stays with our guide. She was very good at understanding our needs, never forcing us to rush.

Thank mich_arm
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Lijiang Guides arranged an excellent solo day trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge for me at very short (<24 hours) notice in early January. I contacted Keith Lyons after seeing positive reviews here, and explained my desire to see and hike as much as possible in...More

Thank Chas P
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My daughter and I went on a private hiking trip to Yubeng. Aside from the amazing landscape, we greatly enjoyed the Tibetan experience. Our Tibetan guide, Gonpo, made it possible for us to immerse ourselves in the Tibetan experience: culture, food, lifestyle, history and geography....More

1  Thank trekman2017
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