First Bend of Yangtze River
Introduction to First Bend of Yangtze River (长江第一湾)
Located in the Stone Drum Town of the Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Lijiang City of Yunnan Province, the First Bend of the Yangtze River is 1,850 meters above sea level, 130 km away from Shangri-La County.
Next to the town of Shiguzhen, 50 kilometers directly west of the Old Town of Lijiang on Highway S226
Beautiful landscape of the bend, Shigu Town, Stone Drum in Shigu Town
Opening Hours: All day long
Shigu Town: 5 yuan
Stone Drum: 2 yuan
Visiting Time: 1 hour
Best Time to Visit: Autumn and summer
Take regular bus from Lijiang Passenger Terminal to Shigu Town directly (2 hours), the ticket price is about 10 yuan.
1. Link with hiking in the Tiger Leaping Gorge nearby is a good idea.
2. Hike around or go on the river in boats would give you two different visions to appreciate the scenery of the bend.
Tour including Visiting First Bend of Yangtze River
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