There are two routes available for this cycling tour, choose your preference! Route 1, the Baisha trail, takes you north out of Lijiang to the frescos of Baisha Village. These frescos have lived through a number of Chinese dynasties and give you a glimpse into the changes experienced in China through the 1960s. Route 2 takes you to Lashi Lake cradled by mountains and home to the endangered black-necked crane. Tourism to this region can provide an alternative to hunting and local agricultural practices that can be degrading this landscape.
- Pickup location: Pick-up at the Water Wheel Square at 8:00 am. Water Wheel (Yuhe) Square is at the north end of the Old Town.
- Pickup time: (8.00 AM)
- Drop-off time: (5.00 PM)
08:00 Meet at the Water Wheel and collect bicycle gear
08:30 Cycle to Shuhe Old Town for Old Town Tour
11:00 Cycle to the Baisha Village
12:00 Lunch in Baisha Village and tour of Baisha Village and frescos
14:00 Commence cycle to return to Lijiang City
15:00 Arrive in Lijiang, tour complete!
Tour includes: bicycle rental, guide, Shuhe ticket, Baisha ticket, and the Old Town protection fee.
Not included: Drinks and/or snacks, meals.
- Please bring water and wear comfortable closed-in shoes.