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Hiking with Lijiang Guides - Private Tours

Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
+86 137 6900 1439
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Great Introduction to the Yunnan Provence

So everyone knows, Keith manages the bookings and used to live in China. However, he has since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydni N
Amazing views! Do not miss this tour!

It slipped my mind to review after the tip back in Jan 17, it was so good that I had to come back... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sara L
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Lijiang Guides offers professional, personal tailor-made guiding services in Yunnan province, to non-touristy areas. Based in the ancient town of Lijiang, the small tour company and travel agency is the leading eco-tourism and cultural tourism operation in Yunnan, with more than 16 years' experience in the region. Lijiang Guides offers a unique range of journey and trips, exploring the diversity of Yunnan, and taking you to authentic places where you can have meaningful interaction with the REAL China. Lijiang Guides can take you to off-the-beaten-track places, where you can meet some of the local minorities - Naxi, Yi, Tibetan, Bai, Pumi, Mosuo, Hui - and also experience the wonders of nature in Yunnan. Lijiang Guides specialises in day hikes, gourmet tours, photography and writing trips, visiting markets and monasteries - away from the tourist crowds. With experience in the area since 1996, and a staff of English-speaking guides, Lijiang Guides offers guiding services as well as flight/hotel/transport bookings across south-west China. And from 2011, Lijiang Guides can book all your travel arrangements from your home country to China.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So everyone knows, Keith manages the bookings and used to live in China. However, he has since moved away but has local guides he works with to make the trip happen. At first it may seem odd, but my experience is that this is a...More

Thank Sydni N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It slipped my mind to review after the tip back in Jan 17, it was so good that I had to come back to leave them a good review. Apple, our guide was very flexible and helpful along the way. We even manged to visit...More

1  Thank Sara L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We wanted to do a 6 week trip in south west China. After some investigation we came across Lijiang Guides. We started a lengthy process of sorting out the details - Keith Lyons was helpful in helping us sort out what would be a reasonable...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We have tried to get our holiday to the Lijiang area organized by Lijiang guides. Mails are answered by someonde calling himself Keith Lyons, but obviously is not Keith. Communicating is difficult and knowledge of the regular hotel bookings is missing. I don't know who...More

Thank AMHR14
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We wanted to go to Yunnan but had no idea what to expect or where to go so contacted Lijiang Guides. Keith helped us to hone down what we wanted and could do in the seven days that we had available. Our guide was Apple...More

Thank Notdunroaming
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I only tend to review things on tripadvisor when they are truly excellent, and the team at Lijiang Guides was really exceptional in helping us visit Tiger Leaping Gorge in the rainy season, when normally it is quite difficult. The gorge was definitely the highlight...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have never been compelled to write any feedback on TripAdvisor until now. In May 2017 I traveled through parts of Yunnan (China) for 24 days that involved a 9 day hiking trip making up a significant portion of this journey. I usually organize my...More

Thank JoPo65
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I am a senior citizen and a solo traveler just back from a long trip in China. For my week in Lijiang I had asked Keith, the manager of Lijiang Guides, to organize a few trips around Lijiang for me. Te service he provided in...More

Thank visitor187
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We spent 4 days in Dali, Shaxi and the surroundings, with Han Mei (Apple), as a part of our 9-days trip into Yunnan. We explicitly wanted Apple as our guide and to date I believe we couldn't have made a better choice. I have to...More

Thank boikamihailova
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been interested in Yunaun Province and the many sightseeing and hiking opportunities it offered. Our guide taught us how to recognize the different ethnic groups we met, and added to our knowledge of the old way of life. He enabled us to hike...More

Thank mikeleeSanDiego
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Charles L
24 October 2017|
Response from happysheepChina | Property representative |
keithalyons g mail 64 22 425 1202 Lijiang Guides -
3 April 2017|
Response from happysheepChina | Property representative |
Need to stay overnight as 4 hours + from lijiang and vest seen in morning. Contact Lijiang Guides for more info
7 March 2016|
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via trip advisor or southwestchina info lijiangtravel info