Walking from the Lijiang Old City, visitors can see the Black Dragon Pool in the Jade Spring Park built in 1727, during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The pool offers incredible views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
The Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the world's deepest river canyons, is famous for its breathtaking scenery of rock and water. It got its name from the legend, in China's ancient past, a tiger, fleeing from a hunter jumped across the gorge.
Yunnan Dali Ancient Town's location and architectural beauty make it a favorite with visitors for architecture and culture of the Bai Ethnic Minority Groups, which gives the town a unique atmosphere and appearance.
Dali Erhai Lake has an ear shape covering an area of 250 square kilometers, 1,972 meters above sea level. The lake is an important fish source of food for the local Bai Ethnic Minority Groups.
Located 120 kms outside of Kunming, the Stone Forest has incredible karst limestone rock formations with bizarre shapes formed of millennia of wind and rain. The rock formations do resemble a forest made of stone and small ponds dot the area, adding to its beauty.
Located outside of the Lijiang Old Town, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is sacred to the Naxi Dongba Ethnid Minority Group. The mountain has 13 peaks with the highest being 5,600 feet tall and is 35 kilometers long.
Yunnan Lijiang Old City is famous for its incredible intact ancient architecture groups preservation in China that has not changed for centuries. All the buildings and the newer ones were set up with the same materials and construction methods that have been used for centuries, allowing them to blend into the city.
Outside the Dali Ancient Town, the Three Pagodas are arranged in a triangular pattern and the temple complex are back up to the Cangshan Mountains and face Erhai Lake. It is said that the pagodas were built to protect the people living in the area.
The largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery like Potala Palace in Yunnan, Ganden Sumtseling Monastery is full of treasures such as golden josses, golden lamps, lections and silver censers.
Dali ancient Xizhou Village is featured by its Bai Ethnic Minority architecture with famous mansions such as the Yan Compound and the Hou Compound. The village flourished in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and became well known as home to tea merchants.