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Gorge News Flash            update: 2014/19/17

         The gorge now is safe, nothing effect the gorge by earthquake, officially open up for the tourist by sept 14th 2013, all the local people is every thing fine, nothing is damage, you don't have to worry about take the car in to the gorge or hike the  all gorge, the guesthouse all is still fine with property, don't listen to all self-hold business bad news about gorge, weather is just start sunny and here is hot area, every day we have bread van pick up people from lijiang at 6pm, enter gorge by 8pm, at least official worker was off the work! You can be enter gorge with out pay entrance fee, The public bus was not that free choice for your , crowded and limited time to leave, at list you don't fell peace. So we suggest you to take the private car to the gorge by the evening, safe your time and stay peace clean guesthouse, keep a way from the noise, see the bright star, see the vertical mountain, fell deepest gorge in the world, enjoy quiet night and great food in the gorge! Contact Sean's Guesthouse for the best choice of the family condition to book private tour in Gorge. if you book room with guaranteed by credit card number, you can just make call for book our en-suite room with touched bath room , from 2013/10/8 until to the 2014/2/10, we will give you 30% of discount price follow our on line booking show price list! Video 2 you can see how is gorge !!

Why you need guide with join the private tour ?

At first for foreign,  you travel to any other country, you don't know the local language, you don't know the local culture, you don't know the local condition and you don't want to waste your time, you  have  better Quality of life  and job compare to China, have guide , you get guide to Organize trip for you, is shared life with local poor people and keep every one happy!

Second have guide fore sure you will feel safe and of course is security for all your trip, specially China was change too fast, the mountain path for some reason put up wall, the city street is develop by some thing changed, of course in the village must be changed by plant project, so local guide will know the area more then travelers, you don't get loosed.

Third you have guide you will safe time, compare to your country condition, you pay little money, guide will Organize for you for trip , all the ticket, you don't have to wait to buy this half day and wait for that half day, you don't have to be miserable, private tour will take you to see where you happy to see and easy catch up the time! have guide you will know more about the local history and culture, especially in our area ,our trip is rare , you will see the top view of the world!

From Sean's GH it is then possible to take the bus to Lijiang or ether Shangri-la !!  We  welcome you to enjoy your holiday with our warm family !Trekking with Sean all year around is fine, no any problem at all ! I suggest you to contact us to Organize the Car from Lijiang or Shangri-la all the way to Sean's G.H, then doing the day trip with Sean or his Daughter.   If you need any more help just let me know please and I will be happy to help you as much as I can. Well you know you can travel to china, you must have bit better job then the local Chinese people, you will effordble to pay some money to rent guide or Organize trip, safe more your time and safe yourself, you don't have to Wast your time and make yourself missreble! also  you don't really know the area where you want to visit, local people has more trekking experience then the any western people, So you just pay any fair price to Organize your trip,  more enjoyable for your trip, good for you and good for local economy ! You can call me directly on 0887 820 2223 or 15894367846! Skype is:  seanspring1 . you will see snow on the mountain , but you can not touch it, is untouched view in world, try to cutch up your time before gorge dam-dam!!!

 If you plan to Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge,, not matter any kind of weather or story talking ! you just call us to pick up you from Lijiang or Zhongdian, we have a private 7-seater car that take you down to the Gorge. so when you are in Lijiang, you just need to give us call: 0887-820 2223 and give us your hotel contact phone number, we can arrange a pick-up service to take you directly to Sean's Spring Guesthouse. By The moment cost from Lijiang to Qiaotou  350RMB per car,  From Qiaotou to Sean's place you have to pay contract price of 150RMB per car.  (Please notes this service is only applicable to clients who book rooms in Sean's G.H or tours).  have look http://www.tigerleapinggorge.com/Service.html

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 BASICS: Take some water with you but you can also buy it at little stalls all along the way, As for weather - wear trousers even if it's warm (some of the path is a little over grown), take a hat, sunscreen, and some wet weather gear.  You will need hiking boots - don't even consider doing this trek in anything less.  The guesthouse supplied soap and towels plus some basic bedding which means you can keep your pack fairly light, also better not bring suitcase to the Gorge, Lijiang is very very Commercialization area, every body can be your boss, every guesthouse was doing travel agency business, the only happy when you bring guests in, not help when you take people out, the all try to keep your business in Lijiang, when you get off the station some body will come to sale you !

Tiger Leaping Gorge Sean’s package tour!

This tour trip covers all Gorge views and it is the quintessential trekking trip for special people.

Dear Travellers, welcome to travel with Sean's Eco-tour Real travel, real trekking, well also please be understand this is an independency trip in this area, not join with big tour group, away of from the crowded group and city to relax your all body, is depending on your condition design. The options were carefully planned with you and nature in mind. I believe this is truly a unique and special way to experience the beauty of Yunnan and the Tibetan area whilst supporting the rural economy and culture-exchange with the local minority people in a personal way.  During each Eco-tour, you will be taught to help the local people in protecting nature and keeping the area clean, providing voluntary support to the local schools and sharing your time with young children and people with leprosy too.

Package 1Five Day’s Lijiang via Wenhai, Gorge Back to Lijiang.

Day 1- breakfast at Lijiang, hiking about 4-5 hours to wenhai, lunch picnic, diner, sleep in Eco-tour G.H.
Day 2-breakfast at Eco-tour G
.H, hiking 5-6 hours down to longpan, lunch picnic, diner, sleep in Qiaotou hotel.

Day 3 breakfast, start gorge hiking, lunch with Naxi family, dinner, sleep in guest house
Day 4- breakfast at tea house, walk to Sean's Guest House, lunch, dinner, overnight at Sean's place.
Day 5- breakfast at Sean's G.H, car to Lijiang, lunch, flight from lijiang to Kunming.

Package 2Two day’s trip from Lijiang via Gorge back to Lijiang.

Day 1,early morning pick up from lijiang hotel, two hours drive by private car to Qiaotou, then half hours  drive from Qiaotou to Sean’s Guest-house, have lunch (original western food). After lunch 2-4 hours trip hike down and back for the middle gorge to feel the gorge power. Over night in Sean’s place (over 4 star room) have look and link the Service .

Day 2,  have breakfast, 3hours hike up to the top back of Sean’s Guest-house Haba mountain hill peak(3000meters, Gorge is beautiful, but this trip is amazing view of all in this area trip), on the way view the local people’s farmer live and souse of walnut Garden, have pack lunch ,look over all Gorge of three sections point and all jade dragon snow mountain range wall. After lunch 2hours trek down back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s. Have look Sean's location: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/22872041

day 3. early morning private car take to Lijiang or Shangri-la !

 

Package 3, Three day’s trip from Lijiang via Gorge back to Lijiang.

Day 1,early morning pick up from lijiang hotel, two hours drive by private car to Qiaotou, then half hours drive from Qiaotou to Sean’s Guest-house, have lunch (original western food). After lunch 2-4 hours trip hike down and back for the middle gorge to feel the gorge power. Over night in Sean’s place (over 4 star room).

Day 2,  have breakfast, 3hours hike up to the top back of Sean’s Guest-house Haba mountain hill peak(3000meters, Gorge is beautiful, but this trip is amazing view of all in this area trip), on the way view the local people’s farmer live and souse of walnut Garden, have pack lunch ,look over all Gorge of three sections point and all jade dragon snow mountain range wall. After lunch 2hours trek down back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s.

Day 3, trekking around big waterfall with bamboo forest (the view over all the high trail and amazing), 2hours hike up over view all gorge, 2hours trekking cross waterfall and back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s hotel.

Package 4Five day’s trip around Sean’s place.

Day 1, pick up from Lijiang, two and half hours drive by private car to Sean’s Guest-house, have food, check time then doing some short walk, over night in Sean’s place .

Day 2, have breakfast, 3hours hike up to the top back of Sean’s Guest-house Haba mountain hill peak(3000meters, Gorge is beautiful, but this trip is amazing view of all in this area trip), on the way view the local people’s farmer live and souse of walnut Garden, have pack lunch ,look over all Gorge of three sections point and all jade dragon snow mountain range wall. After lunch 2hours trek down to see the river power then back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s.

Day 3, trekking around big waterfall with bamboo forest, 2hours hike up, 2hours trekking cross waterfall and back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s hotel.

Day 4, have breakfast, half hour car drive 10km way, then doing the 5hours Gorge high trail trekking backwards to Sean’s place. On the way pass by Yacha village, Bendiwan village and 8 waterfalls, lunch in high trail, Dinner and over night in Sean’s hotel.

Day 5, Have breakfast, private car one and half hour drive to Haba village, two and half hours drive up to baishuitai (white water terrace), we could choose for hike three hours up and down to see the traditional Naxi and Yi; Hui minority people with work in the fields terrace, have lunch At Yi family. Then two hours drive back to Sean’s place, Dinner and over night in Sean’s

Day 6, Have breakfast, trekking down to the Gorge river to fell the river power ,then come back about two hours trip, private car drive out to Lijiang ,Shangri-la or the other place !! 

Strenuous but stunning and exciting. Go with Sean."

My wife and I hiked the high trial along the Gorge in October with Sean, the best guide in the Gorge. Tiger Leaping Gorge is spectacular! It is best experienced from the high trial instead of by tour bus along the lower road by the river. This hundreds-of-years-old trial passes through beautiful remote villages and along steep scenery with stunning 5,000 meter peaks across the Gorge and the Yangtze River roiling 2,000 meters below. Beautiful and exhilirating. You must be pretty fit to take the whole trail to Walnut Garden in one 7 to 9 hour day, and must start before 10 AM. The trial is the steepest up and down I've taken in years of hiking the Sierras and Rockies in the US West. My wife decided wisely to rent a horse up the famous-for-its-
difficulty steep '28 switchbacks.' You can hike lightly: you don't need to take any gear except a rain jacket, small water bottle, and sun protection in a small pack because there are guest houses and places to get water and food and to stay along the way. Don't be worried by reports of treacherous sections of traiis to the Middle Gorge: death defying treks down into that part of the river are optional side trips that even some experienced local guides won't take.

   
By all means, try to get Sean (Sean Spring) to be your guide. He is a 5th generation resident of the Gorge. He is the most experienced guide in the Gorge, famous in China for his defense of the Gorge against Chinese plans to dam it. And he speaks English very well. He leads people along the trial maybe a hundred times a year. He intimately knows the local people, the history, the geography, and the stories of the region. Contact him directly at:
tigerleapinggorges@gmail.com  He also has a website:  http://www.tigerleapinggorge.com  that has the most reliable information about the Gorge. Other guides and groups distribute the map he has drawn and that is available on his website:  http://www.tigerleapinggorge.com/Gorge map1.html
We hired him for 2 days. He met us early AM in Lijiang and his driver took us to the start of the trail where Sean's charming wife (Australian) fixed us an early cup of tea and Muesli in her uniquely rustic cafe and meeting place before Sean led us up the trial whose entrance is nearly impossible to find without a guide.
Sean's guest house is a great place to stay at the end of the hike. His recent college graduated daughters fixed delicious meals and it is a very authentic, and comfortable, place to hang out. He just built a few very nice all wood and stone guest rooms. There are other modern 'hotel-like' places to stay without the personality you'll find with Sean.
If you want to know how is our Food ,Just link Food MENU,then you will see how is food in our place!By the moment, Tiger Leaping Gorge is really high light hiking trail in china, top weather, trail and road both safe and beautiful !! Tibet trouble not interfering  to travel Tiger Leaping Gorge and all this Shangri-la, just fly to Shangri-la is closet , it will be open up by may first to Tibet !!

Trekking the Tiger Leaping Gorge high trail you better take car along the road from Lijiang or Zhongdian all the way directly drive to Walnut Garden, then have day trip around middle Tiger Leaping gorge or either hiking Backwards to Qiaotou .  from Sean's place hike on the high trail to qiaotou is much easy to follow the path and gradual slope up, you don't have to worry about steep up hill. 3-4 hrs you will see the beautiful part of the gorge view. the most highest mountain peak; narrowest gorge, all the natural waterfall. you don't have to carry your big bag and no horse, no body interfering follow you, is easy to take 6-7 hours to rich Qiaotou ! from qiaotou hike up is much hard, the 24 bend just one part of the hard trail name, it is much more then the three times 24 bend and not easy to find trail !!

Trekking  pass the high waterfall trail, you needs the local guide to show you all the way down to Sean's place or ether other way up to the bamboo forest, do it by yourself is Dangers !!

  So in the raining season, If you want to be easy and safely travel through gore , the best way just contact Sean to organize your Tiger Leaping Gorge trip,  Sean knows how to get out from landslide and find all the local driver to take you back  and catch up with your work time !!

GUIDE HIRE AND ESCORTED TOURS TRIPS

By Sean's Eco-tour Travel 

Guaranteed to depart with a minimum of two people.

  Sean is your seasoned Mountain guide !! if you want to have a long distance and   exciting trip. Better going with Sean 5 or 8 hours a day hiking around mountain and gorge!! a Specially going up to 5406m of Haba Mt .For further details about any of the trips below please email Sean at :  tigerleapinggorges@gmail.com, tigerleapinggorge@yahoo.com.

You will get Dry Saunas to take off your tired from long hike and Relaxation your body  in Sean's place!!

Tourmaline & infrared Sauna Benefits:

       The sauna experience - clear your mind and body,  melt away tensions and extra pounds.

Tourmaline heaters in sauna room emit 5.615VM healthy far infared ray and healthy ion which can be obsorbed effectively by human body, meanwhile, through sweating which can help people burn up calories, improve toxin, smoothen skin color, relieve pain, increase immunity, prevent disease, and anti-aging, sauna room is necessary for family health.

    A sauna is a peaceful refuge from the stress of daily living - a soothing, dry heat environment that relaxes and refreshes, to leave you feeling healthy. When you take a sauna, the heat pumps up blood circulation near the skin and stimulates sweating. It helps the body rid itself of toxins and mineral wastes, improve immune system, relax muscles, increase flexibility, and relieve pain. In a sauna, you'll burn hundreds of calories without hours on the exercise bike or treadmill. Saunas deep cleanse the skin.

     Infrared Sauna: Using less energy, operating at low temperature and warming up in minutes, Infrared Sauna is fairly new but rapidly gaining popularity..

What is infrared? Infrared is the band of light we perceive as heat. We cannot see this band of light with the naked eye, but we can feel this type of light in the form of heat. Our sun produces most of its energy output in the infrared segment of the spectrum. Infrared rays heat your body without having to heat the air in-between, through a process called conversion.

   The infrared is divided into 3 segments by wavelengths, measured in microns: 1.5~5.6 microns - middle infrared

Among these segments, only far infrared penetrates organic substances such as the human body two to three inches so that the warming effect is very uniform. SaunaCare Sauna's far infrared heaters radiate this far infrared to safely and effectively warm your body.

    How does it benefit us? Because infrared rays penetrate the body over 1-1/2 inches throughout conversion, there is a deep heating effect in the muscle tissues and internal organs without giving too much burden to our heart. You can always check our website for further information:  http//www.tigerleapinggorge.com  !

 

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