1 Day Tiger Leaping Gorge Group Tour with Middle Gorge Hiking

Hiking in and around Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan Province is a feast for the eyes, a test for stamina and a photographer’s dream. A truly rewarding hike through countryside and mountains, almost untouched by humans.


  • A feast for the eyes of the splendid scenery.
  • Paradise for the photograph and Hiking enthusiast.

Detailed Itinerary

At 8:00 am, Pick up from the lobby of your hotel in Lijiang. Then departure from Lijiang, drive about 60KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.

Continue to driving 40 KM more to visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha in this area because you can find gold in the river. In the upper part of Tiger Leaping Gorge, walk about 2.6 KM from the entrance to Tiger Leaping Rock. It is a nice walking along the Jinsha River and Marble trail. Walk through three marble tunnels in the gorge. If someone is tired, take the rickshaw, 40 Yuan per person for the single trip.

Afternoon, drive back to Lijiang, head for Black Dragon Pool and the Dongba Museum where can learn Naxi pictograph character and explore the rich Naxi minority culture in the museum.

Send back to the hotel. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Lunch;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes.

Service Excluded:

  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.