1 Day Shaxi Ancient Town and Shibaoshan Mountain Tour from Lijiang
This 1 Day Tour offers a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Shaxi Old Town and the famous taoist mountain–Shibaoshan.
- Visit the official historical site – Shibaoshan Mountain.
- Experience the ancient market town – Shaxi Old Town.
In the morning , pick up from hotel in Lijiang, drive to visit Shibaoshan Mountain which is located 25 km southwest of Jianchuan County. The Shibao (Stone Treasure) Hills are also called the Shizhong (Stone Bell) Hills which was built during the Tang and Song Dynasty, it is considered as an official historical site.
Later go ahead to visit Shaxi Ancient Town, this is an ancient market town and once as an active trade stop on the Southern Silk Road that connected China with Southeast Asia and Europe. This Road is actually older than the more famous Silk Road (in the North), predating it by at least 300 years. Shaxi has been listed by the World Monuments Fund as one of the world’s 100 most endangered sites.
After the tour, drive back to Lijiang (2-2.5hours).
- Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
- Private English-speaking tour guide;
- Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
- Service charge & government taxes.
- Tips to guides and drivers;
- Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
- Personal travel accident insurance;
- All optional programs.