Tiger Leaping Gorge & Dali cycling tour

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Tour Duration: 14 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 5 people
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring
Season: March - October
Airfare Included: No

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Kunming. At night for the group meeting to go over te formalities of the trip. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Lijiang.Explore the ancient alley ways and canals of the town, visit the Black Dragon pool which is at the foot of Jade dragon Snow mountain. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Lijiang (cycling 39 km).Cycling around the beautiful Lashi lake,which is awesome of the local Rural life and the Nature. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Baishuihe (cycling 52 km).First we will visit Baisha village, which is known for Its Buddhist fresco paintings, then we need cycling all the way up to Yufeng Tibetan buddhism temple before we reach the evergreen pine forests, and the dry sea meadow. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Haba (cycling 61 km).Today we will cycle all the way to Mountains and we will cross the river to Daju, where is situated on he end of the imposing Tiger leaping gorge,it is a steep climb down to the ferry ,up the other side is another steep climb ,and we travel in support vehicles the 30odd km to our guesthourse in Haba. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Tiger leaping gorge (cycling 34 km).We will hike the Yi and Hui villages ,and then cycle through the gorge to our guesthouse at Walnut Grove. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Tiger leaping gorge (Rest Day). Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: Shigu (cycling 74 km). We will stay overnight in the First bend in the Yangze River. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: Shaxi (cycling 93 km).We will cycle through many different ethnicities,and the historic town that was once a hub on the Tea horse Caravan trail,if the time is possible we will visit the Shibaoshan the old stone treasure buddhist grottoes. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Shaxi(Rest Day). Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Er yuan hot spring(cycling 63 km).We will cycle up then down through a ravine to Er Yuan the hot spring for relaxing. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Dali (cycling 53 km).We follow a circuitous route that takes us to Er Hai lake, and on the way will see the Cangshan mountain. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 13: Dali(free day). We will visit Shaping Market and the Xizhou and the Fishing village. Includes: (B).

Day 14: Kunming. Take a bus back Kunming, celebration dinners. Includes: (B).

Day 15: This is departure day and you are free to leave any time. Includes: (B).


Price Includes:

- Accommodation based on twin sharing occupancy at hotel, guesthouse and homestay, etc.
- Meals as indicated in program
- Professional English speaking guide(professional cycling guide)
- Local vehicle support and other transportation
- Boat trip mention in itinerary
- Pump, bike tools, spare tubes, spare bike, Mountain Bicycle (Asama, Gaint or Trek biki13-27 speed)
- Cold waterbox, small fresh towel, bike helmet
- Service charges, rooms tax and handing fees.

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