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Lijiang Guides is the region's leading eco-tourism and cultural-tourism operation, specialising in taking visitors to non-touristy places. We can help you explore Yunnan's diversity, its 26 different minorities, and the wonders of nature...more
c/-N's Kitchen, Lijiang Old Town | Xingyi Street, Lijiang old town, Lijiang 674100, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled with my parents - I have lived in China for many years, this was their 2nd short visit, so wanted a few days with a guide for something different. The tour was great for all 3 of us. Our guide Apple arranged everything for...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

By looking at the Tiger Leaping gorge trek, I saw that an opportunity to keep on until Haba and doing the summit was possible ! Challenge for me and my friend. After many discussions with Keiths and trying to get a kind of organization, we...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I was very happy that „Lijiang Guides“ were able to organize a very short-dated tour through the Old-Town. My lovely guide Apple gave me an insight into the local‘s life, botanics and the history of Lijiang. I can absolutly recommand this to everyone who does...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I did not see my husband reviews of the Good guide and driver in lijiang on TripAdvisor. Kindly advise! Thank you

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

My husband and I arrived in Lijiang without firm plans and with only a vague desire to hike in Tiger Leaping Gorge and to cycle to the old towns of Shuhe and Baisha. We emailed Keith Lyons at dinner time and on the spur of...More

1  Thank 60713Ann
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I have waited a long time to write this review to try to be balanced and put things in perspective. We notified Keith more than 6 months ahead of time to organize a 12 day privately guided trip in Yunnan for last year. Keith did...More

2  Thank Pat A
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We were rather nervous as our first trip to China, but feel in very good hands thanks to Keith - a fellow Kiwi - and his other team members who really made our trip quite special, with more off the beaten track stuff, local and...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a 3 day trek with Keith Lyon's Lijiang Tours through Tiger Leaping Gorge. We had to book through email and never met Keith, however, while he was quite terse in his communications we thought that having everything in print via...More

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happysheepChina, General Manager at Lijiang Guides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

These are the worst guests we have had on a trip with us, I am not sure if it because they are grumpy old folk, greedy or just bad eggs, but the main problem is that they did not understand the communications and misconstrued the...More

Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

It slipped my mind to give a review right after the trip, however it was such an unforgettable experience that I had to come back to leave some good words about it. Apple, our guide brought us to see the local village and tasted some...More

2  Thank Sara L
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We spent our 2 days in the Lijiang area with guide Rachel from Lijiang Guides. We really enjoyed getting to know Rachel who is a member of the Naxi ethnic minority and a very experienced guide who speaks great English. She tailored the time to...More

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April 10, 2018|
Response from happysheepChina | Property representative |
Contact directly through the Lijiang Guides website
October 4, 2017|
Response from Pat2130 |
I want to see Tiger Leaping Gorge. I am traveling alone and would prefer to join a small group. How should I proceed to book a trip between March 22-26th?