2-day Tiger Leaping Gorge hiking

2-day Tiger Leaping Gorge hiking Lijiang Yunnan
A hike to the Tiger Leaping Gorge is the best way to enjoy the natural wonders of northern Yunnan. A bit of sport does not matter when you are immersed in an enchanting surrounding.

Breathtaking scenery along Tiger Leaping Gorge hike 

The Tiger Leaping Gorge, a hundred kilometers from Lijiang, on the way to Shangri-La, is a paradise for hikers. Whether you choose to make it a round trip for a day or to hike for a few days, you can see some of the most beautiful natural landscapes of Yunnan. And the 2-day hike on the high trail of Tiger Leaping Gorges is base on the very popular but most highlighted route. In addition to overlook the whole valley and roaring gorge below, you will be immersed in nature. The waterfalls, canyons, mantianxin reef are all the sights on the schedule. 

The 28 bends of Tiger Leaping Gorge 

The most of hike is not difficult as long as you take your time. But, the 2-hour hike up the steep swithback named 28 bends is a little tough for travellers. Anyway, travellers would like to challenge themselves to fight to see the end of the route and reach the Halfway Guesthouse for good break.

Weather conditions for trekkig on Tiger leaping Gorge

When planning a trip to Lijiang, please pay closer attention to the weather there,because it is always difficult to predict the weather. If it rains or it rained a few days earlier, hike to the Tiger Leaping Gorge will be difficult and dangerous. If you meet the bad weather before you first day hike to the Tiger Leaping Gorger, China Escapade team will urge you to cancel the hiking and you will be directly transferred to the lower Tiger leaping Gorge for a visit instead. We will arrange to change your reservations for hotels.


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