1 Day Tiger Leaping Gorge Highlight Hiking Tour from Bendiwan Village to Tina’s Hostel

Being one of world famous grand canyons, Tiger-Leaping Gorge Scenic Spot is the best destination for exploration and self-challenge becuase of its profundity, steepness, beauty and uniqueness. We will choose the most wonderful part of Tiger Leaping Gorge for the hiking adventure. Start the hiking tour from 14KM Point, trek along the road to Bendiwan Village and have lunch in Half-way Guesthouse where you will have a fantastic view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. This is 1 day highlight hiking tour of Tiger Leaping Gorge if you do not have two days to explore. If you have enough time, you also can choose 2 Days Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking Group Tour.


  • Visit one of the deepest canyons also the most splendid one in the world – Tiger Leaping Gorge.
  • Hike along Tiger Leaping Gorge and get awed by the magnificent gorge scenery.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Lijiang-Shigu-14KM Point-Bendiwan Village-Tina’s Hostel-Lijiang

Sightseeing and Activities:The First Bend of Yangtze River, Shigu Old Town, Stone Drum, Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge, Bendiwan Village, Guanyin Waterfall, Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge
Accommodation: None
Meals: Lunch

From Lijiang, you’ll drive about 60KM to the First Bend on the Yangtze River with imposing gorge scenery, and the Iron Chain Bridge in Shigu Old Town. The town of Stone Drum got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.

Continue the driving of 40KM more to visit the Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge (Shangri-La side), the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River, it is called the Jinsha in this area because you can find gold in the river.

Drive along the road to Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge . We will choose the most wonderful part of Tiger Leaping Gorge for the hiking adventure. Start the hiking tour from 14KM Point, trek along the road to Bendiwan Village and have lunch in Half-way Guesthouse where you will have a fantastic view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from the balcony of the guesthouse.

Hiking along the trail from Bendiwan Village to Tina’s Hostel. We will visit the Guanyin Waterfall, Guanyin Temple and steep cliffs. Hike down from the Bamboo Forest, we will have a nice view of Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge, arrive in Tinas Hostel for a break.

Transfer to visit the Walnut Garden Village  and drive back to Lijiang in the late afternoon.Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Entrance fees and activities listed in the tour;
  • Land transfer by private vehicle;
  • Chinese lunch;
  • Skilled driver and experienced English-speaking guide;
  • Two bottles of water for each person.

Service Excluded:

  • Accommodation with breakfast;
  • Dinner;
  • Any personal consuption;
  • Optional program.