Lijiang (丽江) is the historic capital of the Naxi people. Left almost derelict following a major earthquake in 1996, the past 10 years have seen the town restored, cleaned and polished up by the Cultural Tourism Agency.
From the Lijiang Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Lijiang
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I can only say that had it not been for the Maple Leaf Inn and the excellent hospitality of Wil and Anna our trip into Southern China would have had little of merit. They were always on hand to offer advice and considerations. The location is excellent and very quiet and value for money is outstanding. ... more
We went to this spot to enjoy the scenery. Imagine our disappointment when the room we stayed in had a stunning view of a brick wall just 2 feet away from our window. Unfortunately it seems that more than 50% of the rooms at this guest house have no view of the scenery. ... more
Great place to stay about 10km from Lijiang central on the fringe of another old town Shuhe. The staff are wonderful and its one of those little places you just want to hang out in all day. The rooms are awesome (the bed and duvet are amazing!) but there is no door on the bathroom so squeamish people probably won't be overjoyed. ... more
Lijiang to Leshan (Emei Shan)
Hey! I'm planning my china trip this summer, but find extremely little information on how to get from Lijiang to Emei Shan. Any one who have done this trip? How many hours does it take, bus or train, etc. Anyone planning to do this trip this summer? ...
Visiting Kunming, Dali, and Lijiang
Hi people, I plan to visit Kunming, Dali, and Lijiang ON JULY 2006. I'm going to spend 2 night in Lijiang, do you know recomended budget hotel aroung Lijiang? During 2 - 5 January 2006 I spent my time in Bangkok. I found some problem for taking public transportation. It was hard for me to ask the driver ...
English teaching in beautiful areas of Lijiang, Dali and Wes
English teaching in beautiful areas of Lijiang, Dali and Western Sichuan ALong the way up Northwerstern Yunnaan (Dali, Lijiang) into Sichuan (Songpan, Langmusi, Chengdu), are there any English teaching opportunities? I'm sure in Chengdu there are a few PRIVATE language schools? Does anyone remember the names ...
So the new gang - i.e. myself, Joao and Stefan, got some noodles at a local gaff and then walked into the old town of Lijiang. Myself and Joao were booked into Mama Naxi's and Stefan was going couchsurfing with a local dude named Soh. There was quite a nice view of the mountains as we plodded into town discussing ...
Posted in The Great Muppet Caper by squeakylee
Well, what an interesting experience, lots of good and bad things about the Chinese tourist experience in Lijiang - a beautiful, and beautifully restored (there ws a major earthquake in 1997 ...
Posted in China 2007 by magykal1