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Walk through the cobbled streets of Old Town Lijiang

During the online trip, I will clients the beautiful old town of Lijiang, known as the Venice in the east—a world cultural heritage site since 1997. Lijiang old town was built in the 13th century, it was an important stop on the ancient tea and horse road from Yunnan to Tibet.

From Lijiang
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Greater China
Upto 10 people
English, Mandarin
  • Real-time walking tour live streamed from the old town of Lijiang
  • Walk along the cobbled streets to see ancient bridges, buildings and courtyards
  • Explore the local shops and get insights into local life and food

In this online experience, visit the beautiful old town of Lijiang, also known as the Venice of the East, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. The old town was built in the 13th Century and was an important stop on the ancient tea and horse road from Yunnan to Tibet.

We will walk through the cobbled stone streets of the old town, passing by the beautiful water canals, ancient bridges, unique buildings and courtyards. The town covers an area of 3.8 square kilometres and is home to a mixture of Naxi, Bai and Han people. 

Visit the central market to see one of the earliest squares with an auto washing system. See the ancient drinking water systems in Lijiang - the three wells from where the locals get water for drinking, washing vegetables and clothes. Learn about the local fare and street food like grilled tofu, and walk by interesting shops in town like Dongba handmade papers shops, silver making and leather making shops.

So come, join me on this live walking tour to enjoy a bird's eye view of the old town through the eyes of a local!

About this experience
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking and travelling to different places; at times the mobile network may be intermittent, and the picture may not be clear. However, we will attempt to minimise such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 30 USD per screen or as a private tour for 110 USD and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Jon Zhou

I am a resident of Lijiang City. I love my hometown, and I am enjoying every moment in this city. I have work experience of 14 years as a certified professional English-speaking tour guide, I have guided tourists from more than 50 countries and therefore very knowledgeable about what tourists want in order to make the most of their trip. 

I am passionate about tourism and am dedicated to creating an unforgettable travel experience for every tourist who loves to explore natural landscapes, experience outdoor activities and witness authentic local culture. I provide tour services in all cities of Yunnan (such as Kunming, Dali, Lijiang & Shangrila, Yuanyang and Jianshui, Xishuangbanna), Daocheng, Yading in Sichuan Province, Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang old town and Tibet.

I am obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere. My tours will show things you will never find in guide books and give you insights to a new culture. 

From USD 30 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.