Villafound Jade Hotel Lijiang Lodge

Lijiang, Yunnan, China

At a Glance

  • Peaceful location at the off-the-beaten Yuhu village

  • Award-winning architecture inspired by the Naxi residences

  • Seclusion is its high mark with only 26 rooms and 13 villas

  • Check out the in-house folk culture museum

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From the subtropical lowlands in the south up to glacier-capped mountains in the north, Yunnan is a province of extremes. The climate varies so much across this vast and diverse area, that it has given rise to an ancient Chinese saying: “You can enjoy all four seasons on the same mountain, with each just a few miles from the next”. Generally speaking, most of Yunnan province is mild in winter and cool in summer, with large variances in temperature occurring across the day. Mornings can start with a wintery chill, and warm up to 25°C by lunchtime. Spring and Autumn are mild and pleasant and the best times to visit Yunnan, despite May being the rainiest month of the year. For snow-capped mountains and dramatic alpine scenes, the winter months of November to January can be spectacular.

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Description

The award-winning Villafound Jade Hotel Lijiang Lodge is located in the picturesque lakeside village of Yuhu at the foot of Yulong Snow Mountain.

Awarded as the A'Design Award's Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category for the 2016-2017 batch, Villafound Jade Hotel Lijiang Lodge is beautifully located with exceptional view of the iconic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Local stone materials called monkey head, yellow mud coating and pine wood boards were utilized to represent the heritage of the Naxi residences.

Each of the 26 rooms and 13 detached villas are fitted with TV, in-room WiFi, duvet bedding, air conditioning, heating and an en-suite bathroom with 24-hour hot water, hair dryer, washlet, bathrobe and slippers.

Facilities in the lodge includes a folk custom museum and a restaurant with tea bar.

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Experiences

  • Blue Moon Valley

    Today, you will visit the natural white water terraces of Blue Moon Valley, also known as the Pamukkale of China. You will also board a ropeway for a bird's eye view of the river valley.

  • Dongba Culture Museum

    Get in-depth into the unique Naxi Dongba culture, with over 12,000 relics such as paintings, holy books and sacrifice tools. The museum is also built in the quadrangle courtyard architecture which reflects the Naxi Dongba culture.

  • Full Day Tour of Lijang

    Explore Lijang's maze of humble cobbled streets with your guide today. During this full day tour enjoy a visit to the city's Old Town, a cable car up to The Jade Dragon Mountain and later, a bird's eye view from the famous Lion Hill.

  • Glacier Park

    At 4,506 metres above sea level, Glacier Park is one of the world's highest cable car stations. You will be provided with one oxygen canister. Optional visit to Spruce Meadow (3,200m) or Yak Meadow (3,700m) is available.

  • Hike Laojunshan's 99 Dragon Pool

    This rewarding trek traverses through dense forest with strong biological diversity, flanked by multi-coloured canyon walls and unique danxia landford of Liming.

  • Impressions of Lijiang Performance

    Be amazed by the dazzling performance of "Impressions of Lijiang", one of the three outdoor shows of famous director, Zhang Yimo. Watch as more than 500 dancers wear their ethnic costume to perform with the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain as its backdrop.

  • Lashi Lake

    Experience a slice of Naxi village life along the Lashi Lake National Wetland Park. See a viewpoint of the lake from the top of a hill and visit the Zhiyun Temple.

  • Naxi Orchestra & Throat Singing

    This evening you will have the chance to experience the traditional throat-singing and dòngjing performance of the Naxi Orchestra.

  • Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Enjoy a scenic drive from Lijiang to Shangri-La with beautiful cultural stops along the way including the dramatic Tiger Leaping Gorge.

  • Village Hike: Bodolo to Yulitadi

    Enjoy a 2-hour hike through a pristine alpine forest across two Yi minority villages, dwarfed by the silver cliffs of Yulong Snow Mountain in the background. Optional 1-hour horse ride in the alpine meadow is available.

Location & directions

Lijiang, Yunnan, China

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