白沙壁画 Based in the Naxi Dongba religion, the murals are the remains of over 200 historic paintings. Located in the village of Baisha about 6 miles (10 km) north of Lijiang, it is a pleasant retreat from the busy streets of Lijiang. Some foreign tourists really appreciate the historic and artistic aspect of the murals, others have said they are not that well preserved and poorly lit. The grounds are pleasant to stroll and it is a good activity if you are looking for something a bit off the beaten track.
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This route is great for those who want a taste of Yunnan with a bit of comfort. It includes the best of Kunming and Lijiang, as well as a day trip to Shaxi village. No matter what time of year you visit, it is guaranteed that Kunming will have spring-like weather. Often overlooked by tourists, the city has its fair share of unique sights as well! Lijiang is a magical place brimming with...
Kunming → Lijiang → Shaxi → Lijiang
This tour combines the highlights of both Sichuan and Yunnan, with a focus on nature and culture. Destinations include Sichuan's capital Chengdu, the giant Buddha of Leshan, Yunnan's capital Kunming, the historic Naxi town of Lijiang, and Tiger Leaping Gorge. What makes this tour special: Sichuan and Yunnan offer some of the most unique experiences you can have in China. The...
Chengdu → Kunming → Lijiang → Tiger Leaping Gorge → Lijiang