Begin your private 8-hour tour of Lijiang with pickup from your hotel lobby at 8:30 a.m. Head to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountains, roughly a 45-minute drive, and ride a cable car 17,000 feet (5 kilometers) above sea level to the summit.
Then, head to Baisha Village, a Naxi town known for its hundred-year-old murals and textile arts. Tour the town with your guide and enjoy a local lunch.
After lunch, continue to Black Dragon Pool, also known as Jade Spring Park. This 18th-century pond is renowned for its beauty and pristine view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the distance.
Complete your tour with hotel drop-off around 5 p.m.