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Hiking with Lijiang Guides - Private Tours

Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
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We were rather nervous as our first trip to China, but feel in very good hands thanks to Keith - a... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
andrewlawrence4567
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Hong Kong, China
Great Introduction to the Yunnan Provence

So everyone knows, Keith manages the bookings and used to live in China. However, he has since... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Sydni N
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Lijiang Guides offers professional, personal tailor-made guiding services in Yunnan province, to non-touristy areas. Based in the ancient town of Lijiang, the small tour company and travel agency is the leading eco-tourism and cultural tourism operation in Yunnan, with more than 16 years' experience in the region. Lijiang Guides offers a unique range of journey and trips, exploring the diversity of Yunnan, and taking you to authentic places where you can have meaningful interaction with the REAL China. Lijiang Guides can take you to off-the-beaten-track places, where you can meet some of the local minorities - Naxi, Yi, Tibetan, Bai, Pumi, Mosuo, Hui - and also experience the wonders of nature in Yunnan. Lijiang Guides specialises in day hikes, gourmet tours, photography and writing trips, visiting markets and monasteries - away from the tourist crowds. With experience in the area since 1996, and a staff of English-speaking guides, Lijiang Guides offers guiding services as well as flight/hotel/transport bookings across south-west China. And from 2011, Lijiang Guides can book all your travel arrangements from your home country to China.
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We were rather nervous as our first trip to China, but feel in very good hands thanks to Keith - a fellow Kiwi - and his other team members (Sophie, Adam) who really made our trip quite special, with more off the beaten track stuff,...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

So everyone knows, Keith manages the bookings and used to live in China. However, he has since moved away but has local guides he works with to make the trip happen. At first it may seem odd, but my experience is that this is a...More

2  Thank Sydni N
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

It slipped my mind to review after the tip back in Jan 17, it was so good that I had to come back to leave them a good review. Apple, our guide was very flexible and helpful along the way. We even manged to visit...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

We wanted to do a 6 week trip in south west China. After some investigation we came across Lijiang Guides. We started a lengthy process of sorting out the details - Keith Lyons was helpful in helping us sort out what would be a reasonable...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

We have tried to get our holiday to the Lijiang area organized by Lijiang guides. Mails are answered by someonde calling himself Keith Lyons, but obviously is not Keith. Communicating is difficult and knowledge of the regular hotel bookings is missing. I don't know who...More

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happysheepChina, Owner at Hiking with Lijiang Guides - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

I am not sure if this person who wrote this review is a scammer, a fake, a competitor or just a time-waster. We had many emails and I prepared an itinerary for them for their upcoming trip. And then when I ask them to make...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We wanted to go to Yunnan but had no idea what to expect or where to go so contacted Lijiang Guides. Keith helped us to hone down what we wanted and could do in the seven days that we had available. Our guide was Apple...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

I only tend to review things on tripadvisor when they are truly excellent, and the team at Lijiang Guides was really exceptional in helping us visit Tiger Leaping Gorge in the rainy season, when normally it is quite difficult. The gorge was definitely the highlight...More

Thank Ben K
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

I have never been compelled to write any feedback on TripAdvisor until now. In May 2017 I traveled through parts of Yunnan (China) for 24 days that involved a 9 day hiking trip making up a significant portion of this journey. I usually organize my...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

I am a senior citizen and a solo traveler just back from a long trip in China. For my week in Lijiang I had asked Keith, the manager of Lijiang Guides, to organize a few trips around Lijiang for me. Te service he provided in...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

We spent 4 days in Dali, Shaxi and the surroundings, with Han Mei (Apple), as a part of our 9-days trip into Yunnan. We explicitly wanted Apple as our guide and to date I believe we couldn't have made a better choice. I have to...More

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