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China By Bike

Turn your attention from China’s big cities and Great Wall to the southern province of Yunnan, and cycle tour from mystical Shangri-La through the Leaping Tiger Gorge down the Tea Horse Trail to Dali. In this spiritual region of China, ancient cultures meet the modern world, making it a fascinating destination for a cycling tour adventure.>
Songzanlin, in Yunnan, China

Visit sacred Buddhist sites such as the world’s largest prayer wheel at Songzanlin Monastery.

Tibetan Street scene in Yunnan, China

Cycle undulating roads through small villages and around the foothills of the Tibetan Himalayas.

Traditional performance in Yunnan, China

Step back into time as you pedal through villages with fascinating ancient rituals and customs.

Shangri La street scene

Discover the mythical utopia of Shangri-La, named after the fictional city in James Hilton’s Lost Horizon.

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Yunnan Bike Tour of China

From mystical Shangri-La, through the breathtaking Tiger Leaping Gorge to Lijiang and into the captivating ancient towns of the bygone era of the Tea Horse Trail.

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14 days | 13 nights


4900 USD

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Every day was a new adventure! The riding was challenging but very fun, especially downhill! I had an amazing trip surrounded by amazing people! Any problem we faced got worked out. Even though some things didn't go as planned, it all went pretty smooth.


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