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undiscovered trekking opportunity is waiting for you just outside of
Lijiang. Nestled in a sub-alpine valley at an elevation over 3000 meters, and
inaccessible except by foot or horse, Wenhai provides a perfect setting for
exploring the traditional cultures and natural attractions of Northwest
moderate 4 to 6 hour trek climbs from the Lijiang Valley up the slopes of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
A variety of trekking routes can be arranged, and accommodation options include the Wenhai
Ecolodge, one of the first of its kind in all of China, and the Lower
Wenhai Homestays. With trailheads from 30 to 50 minutes from Lijiang's Old Town, a
trek to Wenhai is
easy to fit into your trip to Northwest Yunnan.
Three days (two
nights) is the recommended minimum stay, although the trek can be
completed in two days (one night).
On a trek to Wenhai, you'll have the opportunity to:
- Learn about Wenhai’s natural and cultural
in a newly-renovated ecolodge or
Naxi family homestays
- Receive personal and friendly service from our
professionally trained local Naxi and Yi guides
- Contribute to the support of nature conservation,
cultural heritage protection and community development in the Lashihai
This web site is a project of the
Northwest Yunnan Ecotourism Association and has been developed to introduce you to unique ecotourism
opportunities around Lijiang and beyond. By developing and promoting ecotourism in Northwest Yunnan, our
goal is to support environmental protection, preserve the areas’ diverse
cultural heritage and contribute to community development. Read more about this project.
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