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How to Get to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Shangri-la

Where is Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge is located in 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Lijiang, Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County, China. Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest gorges on the planet, and it has the best hiking trail in the Lijiang area.

How to Get to Tiger Leaping Gorge from Shangri-la 

Foreign visitors can rent a car with an experienced driver and a English-speaking tour guide from a travel agency. By this way, the trip will be more comfortable and flexible for you, but the expense is a little expensive. TopChinaTravel can offer the car-renting of transfer service for our clients if you like.

You can pick any bus to Kunming, Lijiang and Dali, and ask to get off at Hutiaoxia County. There are four or five buses every day and it departs from Shangri-la long-distance Bus Station (located at Zhongxiang Rd. Shangri-la County). The journey takes about 3 hours from Shangri-la to Hutiaoxia County, which is the Upper Tiger Leap Gorge located at.

Travel Guide

Best travel time

Tiger Leaping Gorge is suitable for visiting in all year around. But if you want to hike in the gorge, the rainy season from June to September is the most dangerous time to hike. The best time to hike may be in the months of October, November and May. 

Opening hour for visiting: 09:00 am-4:30pm

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