Three-day Private Dali, Shaxi And Lijiang Tour

From USD 468
Per Person
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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9am in the morning
  • Departure Details :
    The hotel you're staying within Dali Ancient Town  , South Gate of Dali Ancient Town  , (大理古城南门)
  • Return Details :
    Day 1: Dali Ancient Town  Day 2: Shaxi  Day 3: Lijiang
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


This tour covers Dali, Shaxi and Lijiang with private transportation during the entirety of your trip from one destination to another. The consequence of the trip is able to be reversed. You can start from Dali or Lijiang. You will visit Xizhou and Zhoucheng, both near Dali, to witness authentic ethnic minority customs and daily life, in addition to a wonderful Erhai lake cruise. In Shaxi ancient town, wandering through the cobbled streets, you will feel the thousand years of history of the Nanzhao Kingddom and the tea-horse road. In Lijiang, Naxi culture is an enduring part of life in the region that you simply cannot miss. You will view brilliant vistas on horseback and go to Yunhu Village, famous for its unique architecture and culture seen nowhere else. Youre going to love it!(Departure from Dali)

Know More about this tour

Please kindly notice that we can start Day 1 from Lijiang and reserve the entire itinerary.
Day 1:
Visit Dali
, Xizhou, Zhoucheng (L)

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel (within Dali Ancient Town) and go to our meeting point.

(Sometimes Dali Ancient Town doesn't allow cars to go into small places, in that case, we will arrange a meeting point)

Then your driver will bring you to Xizhou, visiting Xizhou morning market, Bai-style traditional architectural courtyards, and explore the Bai minoritys distinctive culture. Then you will visit the biggest Bai village ----- Zhoucheng Village, which is often called Home of the Bai ethnic minority Tie- Dye culture and experience the tie- dye culture first-hand.

After Lunch, you will take a cruise on Erhai Lake to Jinsuo Island, a local cormorant fishing village. Enjoy the green Cangshan Mountain Range and the Three Pagodas from far as well as the many birds flying over the lake. After that, the guide will take you to check-in to your hotel and enjoy a free-time evening in the town.

Day 2: Shaxi
Visit Shibaoshan on the way and then Sidengjie (B, L), the center of Shaxi old town

After breakfast your driver will drive you to Shaxi, passing beautiful farmlands and ethnic villages along the way. Youll explore the Shibao mountain area, home to some of the most important stone carvings in China

Then, you will go back to Shaxi and check-in to your hotel.  Shaxi has thousands of years of history and while on your way to the Sidengjie and Xingjiao Temples, you can stroll through the streets and take in the feelings of that history. Later, you will visit the nearby Yunjin Bridge and Heihui River which was a key stop on the Ancient Tea-horse Road. Itll be easy to imagine ancient life while standing on the stone bridges, streets, temples, and village gates.

Day 3: Lijiang \
Visit Black Dragon Pool, Dongba Naxi Museum,  Jade Lake Naxi Village and Lijiang Dayan Ancient Town (B, L)

After breakfast stroll around the streets and perhaps shop at the morning markets where elders selling vegetables and fresh meat and other local products, then, your driver will take you to Lijiang. Your Lijiang tour guide will bring you to the Black Dragon Pool where you can enjoy a fantastic view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from afar then go to the Dongba Museum to explore Naxi minority culture. Afterwards you will drive to Yuhu village. You then have the opportunity to join a guided horse trek. Afterwards your driver will bring you back to Lijiang Ancient Town , where this tour will end. 


  • Accommodation including breakfast (based on twin-bed room for 2 pax)
  • Entrance fees for the attractions listed in the program
  • Private transportation and transfers, including pick-up and drop-off, with skilled driver
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • 2 bottles of drinking water per day
  • English speaking tour guide
  • 24/7 English speaking customer service
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


  • Accommodation (if you choose accommodation excluded version)
  • Flight tickets
  • Chinese visa
  • Tour guide
  • Meals not listed in the program
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (not requested, but highly appreciated)
  • Surcharges for upgrades from standard twin-bed rooms to double-bed rooms
  • Single supplement

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

You must confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler

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