Luxury hotel Amandayan has opened in the fabled city of Lijiang. Set on a hillside above the UNESCO-protected Old Town, the hotel draws its name from the Sanskrit-derived word for ‘peace’ and ‘Dayan’, the historic name for Lijiang when it was first established by the ruling Mu family in the 13th-century.- Read more -
Hotels in Lijiang
Lijiang is an esteemed Chinese destination due to the fact that it provides a rich history, mountainous scenery with fresh air and clear streams. The Old Town part of the city maintains the original flavour of the local lifestyle, and is littered with quaint bridges across the scenic canals, old cobblestones and traditional Chinese architecture set in a dramatic landscape. The climate is pleasant all year round due to Lijiang’s more remote location which means you can enjoy the outdoor air and experience your beautiful surroundings. Luxury hotels in this part of China provide breathtaking views as well as facilities such as heated outdoor swimming pools, spacious rooms and intricate interiors.
Located in China’s southwest region and pressed up against the Tibetan plateau, Yunnan province was once crisscrossed by the Tea Horse Road, an ancient trade route used by locals for exchanging Yunnan’s precious tea for horses or medicines with people in Tibet.- Read more -
At 2,400 metres above sea level on the Northwestern Yunnan Plateau lies the ancient capital of the Naxi Kingdom – Lijiang, one of the last places in China that an intrepid traveler may experience a historic culture harking back to the period of the Warring States.- Read more -