Yunnan is largely mountainous but with diverse terrains that ranging from limestone plateau to tropical jungle, from snow-capped peaks to massive canyon, making Yunnan a hiking and adventure paradise in China.
Yunnan Discovery is run by pioneer trekking expert and cross-country race and marathon runner Mr. Simon Yi who has run and completed 50-100 km marathons for many times to different destinations of Yunnan, including Mount Gaoligong, Wumeng Mountain, Pu'er, etc.
All of our walking, hiking, trekking tour programs across Yunnan are designed by people that truly understand adventure. All tour itineraries and services can be customized to suit your pace and preference. If you are planning to hike Tiger Leaping Gorge with kids or senior hikers seeking for Yubeng Village trekking advice, please feel free to contact one of our Yunnan trekking specialists.
Walking, Hiking & Trekking in Yunnan
Opportunities for active walking and hiking in Yunnan are endless. Our travel experts and guides will find you the very best places and routes in this kingdom above clouds. We've got a dozen hikes and treks scattered all over Yunnan, including the iconic ones. And if you're not into the high-intensity hikes, we also prepare you the low-impact walks.
Stretch and exercise your legs with our pleasant walking trips to discover Yunnan's amazing diversity of landscapes and cultures. You don't need to walk hard and far, just about one to two hours each day, and then you get a comprehensive recipe: fresh air, living old town, remote village, open wild outdoor. Enjoy yourself walking through the Old Town of Lijiang and Dali, Stone Forest, around the Ehai Lake, and ShangriLa's vast plateau grasslands.
If you're looking beyond a holiday and conquering hikes is your type, we have exactly what you want. Our hiking trips cover some of the best routes in China and even on this Planet - Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yubeng Village, Meili Snow Mountains (Kawagebo) Base Camp, Bingzhongluo in Nujiang, Cangshan Mountain. Hike on the farmland ridges, rugged mountain paths, small tracks, river banks and old Tea-horse Road trails and hike above the mist and clouds.
The wild Yunnan is calling. Trekking, more challenging and rigorous than hiking, is sometimes the only way to discover the real hidden gems of Yunnan. Outdoor buff and nature lovers take it as a treat, exercising both the body and mind, getting a close inspection of Yunnan's dramatic landscapes, and pursuing your love of discovering and learning. We have the best local guides for Yunnan treks to Dulongjiang, Balagezong-Shangri-la Grand Canyon, Biluo Snow Mountain (southeastward range of Himalayas), Haba Snow Mountain, etc.