Stone Village to Tiger Leaping Gorge

Cost from US$1280, 6 days adventure in remote Yangtse Valley with great mountain vistas.
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    Yunnan is definitely one of the most ethnically fascinating and scenically stunning provinces in all of China. 

    Home to 25 of China's minority groups and over half of all China's plant and animal species - it is easy to understand why Yunnan is highly favored by all kinds of travelers.

    Our adventure tour will take you to the extraordinary natural wonder at Jade Dragon Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge-the third deepest gorge in the world with it's towering walls and dramatic beauty, meander along the majestic Yangzi River. 

    Traverse the Yangtze river valley and ride some never-been-ridden trails in northwestern Yunnan to Stone Village. 

    On this tour you will discover the matriarchy society of the Mosuo People and the historical city of Lijiang. 

    Day 1 Lijiang (2400m) 

    Arrive in Lijiang, check in the hotel prebooked by Ridechina. We suggest you manage to arrive earlier to visit this UNESCO world heritage town. We meet at 18:00 for a group dinner. 

    Day 2 Lijiang - Lugu Lake

    Meet your bikes and ride to Lugu Lake, lugu lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in China where the Mosuo ethnic people live. They are still live in a matriarchal society. (Ride 227 KM) 

    Day 3 Lugu lake - Stone village

    We will ride from Lugu Lake to the Yangtse Valley and wind our way to Stone Village. Very scenic riding on cobble stones roads. (Ride 160KM) 

    Day 4 Stone Village - Tiger Leaping Gorge

    We will ride to Yangtse and ferry the river. The boat trip will take us and the bikes across the Yangtse. Ride to Haba Village under Haba snow Mountain.  (Ride 130KM) 

    Day 5 Tiger Leaping - Lijiang

    Ride through the third deepest gorge in the world, we ride to Lijiang via Longpan and cross the Jade Dragon Mountain. Return to Lijiang we celebrate this great adventure. (Ride 130km)

    Day 6 Lijiang 

    Trip ends after breakfast. 

    Oct. 30 (Sunday) - Nov. 04 (Friday), 2022

    Apr. 09 (Sunday) - Apr. 142 (Friday), 2023

    Oct. 29 (Sunday) - Nov. 03 (Friday), 2023

    Tour Prices in USD

    500cc ADV Tour Bike: $1280/person 6+ riders


    3 - 5 riders +$200/person to advertised price 


    2 - 2 riders +$300/person to advertised price


    1 rider +$1000/person to advertised price 


    Singleroom Supplement: $200/person

    Pillion Rider: $680/person


    All breakfasts and dinners

    Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage

    Fuel for motorcycles

    Motorcycle pannier boxes for your luggage

    All overnights in hotels twin sharing 

    Third party liability insurance for motorcycles

    Entry fee to parks and monasteries, old towns

    Tour guide on motorcycle


    Lunches and bottled drinks

    All services not mentioned

    Tipping or gratuities to guides and drivers

    Mandatory international travel insurance

    Excursions other than those specified in trips

    Extra cost if  tour is delayed or changed

    Additional SUPPORT VEHICLE cost at 1000USD

    "Spectacular trip through Yunnan with professional guides" We spent 6 days on the bikes with Jah and his team and had the chance to visit one of the most beautiful landscapes in China. Everything was well taken care of !"

    Thomas and friends - Singapore


    Jah was an excellent guide. We covered over 1000 kms in our week-long, custom motorcycle trip through Dali, Sha-Xi, Bao Shan, Shangri-La and Lijiang. Brand new BMW hybrid bikes, great hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather. Could not have been a better trip!

    Geoff & Fab - USA


Maximum 10 bikes




6 days, 4 riding days


Advanced Level, challenging roads, hair pin curves and switchbacks, high altitude (2000 - 3000 m) in remote areas,5 -8 hours riding per day with short gravel and unpaved sections. Total distance 654 KM. Daily rides 130 - 240 Km. Mostly on asphalt roads, highest pass at 3290m, highest overnight at 2400m.


Lijiang - Lugu Lake - Stone Village - Haba Village - TIger Leaping Gorge - Lijiang


Hand picked Hotels and fine guesthouses, possible to upgrade all lodgings.

✥ Lijiang world heritage site
✥ Matriarchy society Lugu Lake
✥ Yangtze River Valley
✥ Naxi and Yi Villages
✥ World’s third deepest Gorge
✥ Jade Dragon Mountain
✥ Haba Snow Mountain
✥ Stone Village on the cliff
✥ Great mountainscapes


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