Lijiang

Town:Lijiang
Location: > > Yunnan
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    Top Descriptions

    Lijiang is a bustling tourist town in the northern reaches of Yunnan province in south-western . Some prefer not to linger here too long due to its popularity, but if you are considering staying for a few days then there is plenty on offer. Much of the historic downtown area is pedestrian free, with generally beautiful architecture on offer and plenty of accommodation and dining options. What’s more, there are many beautiful viewpoints on offer of the city, some of which offer glimpses of impressive snowy mountains
     
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    Top Tips

    Consider staying somewhere in the maze of alleyways that make up the . There are much more dining and accommodation options here than in other parts of the city, and much more English being used too.
    Don’t forget to visit for those archetypal views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (玉龙雪山).
    If you’re in the area and like hiking, you’ll no doubt be pressing on to complete the or something similar. This is a fantastic and not-too-strenuous hike, and the trail starts not too far from Lijiang.
    Lijiang sits at over 2,000m of elevation, so be prepared for it to be cooler than other parts of Yunnan.
     
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    The Location

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      Name in local script:丽江市
      Also known as:Lì jiāng
       
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      Environment type:hill, lake, river, mountain, snow, stream
      Location type:town, urban, rural, village
       
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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
      Average daily budget:CNY295

      When should we go there, and for how long?

      Average time taken:3 nights
      High season:September, October
      Low season:November, December

        How can we get in contact?

        Language(s):English, Mandarin
        Timezone:UTC+08:00
        Country calling code:86

        How can we get there?

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          Geographical feature:Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

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          What are the numbers and averages?

          Number of attractions visited:5
          Travel time to attractions:25 minutes
          Travel time to next location:4 hours
           
          Altitude:2,438m
          Population:1244769
          Size:21,219 km2

          Local Availability

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            Beer (multinational)500mlCNY6.50
            Beer (national)500mlCNY1.65
            Fizzy drink1 litreCNY5.20
            Fruit juice1 litreCNY9.50
            Gin (multinational)1 litreCNY110
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            Milk1 litreCNY17
            Oil1 litreCNY21
            Rum (multinational)1 litreCNY85
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            Whisky (multinational)1 litreCNY160
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            Wine1 bottleCNY49
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            Almonds100gCNY18
            Apples1kgCNY14
            Bananas1kgCNY10
            Bell pepper1kgCNY6
            Bread1 loafCNY8
            Carrots1kgCNY6
            Chillies1kgCNY10
            Chocolate (multinational)1 barCNY5
            Chocolate (national)1 barCNY3
            Coconut milk1 canCNY6.50
            Cucumber1kgCNY8
            Eggs1 dozenCNY14
            Garlic1kgCNY12
            Ginger1kgCNY11
            Honey1 jarCNY27
            Ice cream1 unitCNY3.50
            Jam1 jarCNY6.82
            Onions1kgCNY2
            Oranges1kgCNY26
            Pasta1kgCNY17
            Peanut butter1 jarCNY17
            Peanuts100gCNY13
            Potatoes1kgCNY5
            Raisins100gCNY4.20
            Rice1kgCNY8
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            Soap1 barCNY3.60
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            Toothpaste1 tubeCNY8
            Washing powder1 boxCNY8.50
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            Antiseptic cream1 tubeCNY13
            Bandages1 packCNY6.50
            Chapstick1 unitCNY8
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            Headache tablets1 packCNY2.50
            Ibuprofen1 packCNY3
            Mosquito repellent1 bottleCNY14
            Nail clippers1 set
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            Plasters1 packCNY4.80
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            Batteries4-packCNY27
            Chilli powder100gCNY18.50
            Cigarettes (multinational)20-packCNY21
            Cigarettes (national)20-packCNY5.50
            Coriander100gCNY23
            Cumin100gCNY21
            Fuel1 litre
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            Internet1 hour
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            Lighter1 unitCNY1
            Matches1 packCNY0.50
            Paprika100gCNY21
            Travel multiadapter1 unit
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            Turmeric100gCNY24
            Stock1 packCNY5.50

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