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Excellent Tour Guide and Driver

We had an amazing days in lijiang. Thanks to Master 和卫东. He is reliable, responsible and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lina K
via mobile
Superb Experience with Lijiang Guides

My husband and I arrived in Lijiang without firm plans and with only a vague desire to hike in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
San Francisco, California
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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...more
Lijiang Old Town, Lijiang 674100, China
+64 22 425 1202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing days in lijiang. Thanks to Master 和卫东. He is reliable, responsible and very organize as well as punctual. He is very friendly approach and told us a lot of wild mushrooms and other wild plants and the benefit our body’s system....More

Thank Lina K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My husband and I arrived in Lijiang without firm plans and with only a vague desire to hike in Tiger Leaping Gorge and to cycle to the old towns of Shuhe and Baisha. We emailed Keith Lyons at dinner time and on the spur of...More

Thank 60713Ann
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I hardly hire guides whenever we travel unless it’s mandatory like Bhutan. Our short 6-day trip in Yunnan was supposed to be the same until we realised it can easily lead to disappointment even though I speak Chinese and did some preliminary...More

Thank Globetrottingtita
Reviewed 10 April 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

1  Thank andrewlawrence4567
Reviewed 11 January 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
Reviewed 21 December 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

1  Thank Sara L
Reviewed 27 November 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

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 24 November 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

Thank AMHR14
happysheepChina, Owner at Hiking with Lijiang Guides - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 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

Reviewed 7 October 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

1  Thank Notdunroaming
Reviewed 20 August 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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