Local tour guide in China
In 2006 I travelled to Yunnan and decided to settle down in Lijiang. As a famous photographer, I found Yunnan is rich in nature beauty. Great place for photography and eco-tour.
I will tailor-make trips according to your request. The goal is to show you the best of Dali, Lijiang, Shangrila and give you the ...(read more)most memorable trips to bring home.
It is most convenient to travel in small group (4 is best) in my Cherokee 4 wheel drive Jeep.
travelling, photography, meeting people
My perfect day
working with my client
I have traveled to
USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, New Zealand
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
I am currently
living in Lijiang city, Yunnan Province as a freelance tourguide and photographer
Yunnan is famous for the vast varieties of mushroom. Mushroom grow in summer rainny season. From mid-July to mid-October is rainny season in Yunnan. We bring you to place they grow. Pick and observe their growing enviroment. Check which is eatable, and which is poison. Learn them with local farmer. This is a half day tour. Minimum 2 person to go. http://www.a-trip.com/tracks/view/80362
4 hours drive to Liming, west of Lijiang CIty. 2200M above sea level. Liming is famous for its "Danxia Landform". Next to Liming village is "Thousand Tortoise Hill" The hill is a typical example of the "Danxia Landform"in geography. Lunch in Liming village. Walk up the trail to 2700M after lunch. At hill top, you can see amazing red sandy rock in form of "Thousand Tortoise". Return to Lijiang in the evening.
BaoShan Stone Village is 110KM north east from Lijiang, 4 hours drive from Lijiang. The village was found in early 12th centure by Naxi people. It is build on a huge rock of half square KM on west bank of Yangtze River. Will stay in Naxi home. Home visit to old house to see stone craft furniture. Minimum 2 person.
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"Yi minority torch fire festival" is a yearly festival by Yi minority (24-26 June Lunar year calendar). Yi people worship fire and believe fire can keep devil away. Ling Lang is Yi village 130KM away from Lijiang. It is the best place to see the fire torch festival. I can provide a private tour for you. Check the track and photos here: http://www.a-trip.com/tracks/view/81002 (read more)
As of March 2012, there are three daily train between Kunming and Lijiang: Kunming to Lijiang K9610 10:00-18:48 K9606 21:58-07:00 K9602 22:28-07:28 Lijiang to Kunming: K9604 08:38-17:23 K9612 20:56-06:01 K9608 21:50-06:52 The train provides 4 soft sleeping beds in a private cabin, 6 hard sleeping beds in open area and normal seats. Check website (12306.cn... (read more)