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Address: Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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+86 137 6900 1439
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Lijiang Guides offers professional, personal tailor-made guiding services...

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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family trip end october in Yunnan

Very good experience with Keith's guides. We were 4 ( 2 adults and 2 children aged 7 and 8), and we could really enjoy our visits and stays with our guide. She was very good at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good experience with Keith's guides. We were 4 ( 2 adults and 2 children aged 7 and 8), and we could really enjoy our visits and stays with our guide. She was very good at understanding our needs, never forcing us to rush.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lijiang Guides arranged an excellent solo day trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge for me at very short (<24 hours) notice in early January. I contacted Keith Lyons after seeing positive reviews here, and explained my desire to see and hike as much as possible in just one day. He very quickly arranged a very friendly, bilingual and capable driver/guide, Rachael,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My daughter and I went on a private hiking trip to Yubeng. Aside from the amazing landscape, we greatly enjoyed the Tibetan experience. Our Tibetan guide, Gonpo, made it possible for us to immerse ourselves in the Tibetan experience: culture, food, lifestyle, history and geography. We will definitely come back for more trips with Lijiang Guides and our friendly guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great two day trek with Alex as my guide. Was given space to walk at my own pace and on my own when I wanted it. Felt great just me and nature without the worry of getting lost! Alex's English was brilliant. The trek was tough on the first day with a lot of ascending. Day 2 was much easier.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We (my wife and I) spent four full days and two half days in the Lijiang area arranged through Lijiang Guides and everything about the trip was wonderful. Keith worked with us on the general itinerary and Apple was our guide. We have travelled to China several times, and visited Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, and Guilin. We wanted to learn about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the Lijiang area and wanted to hike part of the Tiger Gorge. Usually tours are for two persons minimum but luckily my hotel was able to arrange the tour by joining me with another solo traveller. The most lucky thing though was that we had an excellent tour guide called Nongbu. He not only arranged everything very smoothly... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Pema was savvy, kind, and interesting. She spent the day with us, biking from Lijiang Old Town to several villages and back. It was a beautiful day and we got to see, and disucss, lots of interesting things. Keith organized the trip and was helpful and responsive.

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Wuhan, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I was told not to travel solo so I looked for a private guide. Found Keith through trip advisor and he recommended Steven to me. Steven was a great guide because he tailored a trip to what I wanted to do and did double duty as a guide and driver. His family also has a fish restaurant you could try.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We organized a tour to the tiger leaping gorge through Keith who arranged a guide/driver named Steven for us. Steven was a great guide, he came up with a program fitting our family situation perfectly. We saw the amazing gorge, visited a local village and searched for a place where they sold ice cream... The special kind of d-tour you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Keith picked us up from Lijiang to Tiger leaping george. He was like a guide who every travelers would expect for…. knowledgeable about Lijiang and around..good sense of humor..polite and very kind. Then we introduced to Apple our trekking guide.. So We really don't know where to start the appreciation for her… She is super cool and tough and know... More 

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