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Leaping tiger gorge hike

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Leaping tiger gorge hike

We are planing to go to Lijiang in September and do the Leaping Tiger Gorge hike over 2 days and would like to know how far to go on the first day and the best Guesthouse to stop at

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1. Re: Leaping tiger gorge hike

How fit are you? Will you be starting from Lijiang? That means it will be midmorning before you get to Qiaotou. 2hours to lunch and then another 2 hours to Tea Horse is a possibility. Next day about 4 hours to Walnut garden and taxi back to Qiaotou/Lijiang.

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2. Re: Leaping tiger gorge hike

2 hrs to Qiao Tou, half day till evening to Half Way, Overnight, then climb down to Tina's and down to see the Middle Gorge, back to Tina's before 16:00 when bus back to Lijiang.

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3. Re: Leaping tiger gorge hike

Here is the way we did it last April, which worked out well

Day1 - Morning bus from Lijiang to Qiaotou, stop at Naxi Family Guest House for lunch, continue on to Tea Horse for dinner and stay overnight (Halfway House is another 2 hours or so down the trail, and with our late start and leisurely lunch, we were not sure that we'd make it there before dark)...Tea Horse has good food and accommodations, including a few "luxury suites" with double beds and private bath.

Day2 - Hike down from Tea Horse to Tina's, lunch at Tinas (after that we took a mini-van back to Qiaotou to catch an afternoon bus to Shangri-la, but as noted above you could also spend more time in the gorge)

Enjoy!

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4. Re: Leaping tiger gorge hike

Thanks for the info

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