Ecotourism in Northwest Yunnan  
 

 

 

Northwest Yunnan
Ecotourism Itineraries
Why Travel with Us
For Tour Operators    

Are you a tour operator working in Northwest Yunnan?  Our suppliers offer unique, accessible ecotourism services that complement any tour of Northwest Yunnan.
  

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About Us

This ecotourism website is possible through the contributions and support of:

Lashihai Watershed Green Tourism Program
Yunnan Great Rivers Project

The Nature Conservancy

Lijiang Xintuo Ecotourism Company
Nguluko Guest House
Khampa Caravan

Lashihai Watershed Green Tourism Program

The Lashihai Watershed Green Tourism Program is a collaborative effort to create and manage sustainable, educational, community-based tourism opportunities in the Lashihai Watershed. The Programís efforts include conservation and community development funding, visitor impact monitoring, and ecotourism business and guide training.

The Program is supported by the Lashihai Nature Reserve, Lijiang County Tourism Bureau, The Nature Conservancy, the Lijiang Culture and Gender Center, and local township governments.
 

Yunnan Great Rivers Project

The Yunnan Great Rivers Project is a far-reaching collaboration between the Chinese government and The Nature Conservancy to create an integrated conservation and economic-development project in the northwest corner of Yunnan Province.  By supporting ecotourism development, the Yunnan Great Rivers Project hopes to encourage the conservation of the regionís biodiversity and cultural heritage and provide a sustainable alternative income source for these isolated and fascinating local communities.


The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is an international conservation organization whose mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., The Nature Conservancy has representative offices in Lijiang, Deqin and Kunming. For more information, please visit The Nature Conservancy's website at http://www.nature.org/.


   Lijiang Xintuo Ecotourism Company

The Lijiang Xintuo Ecotourism Company:

  • Is owned and operated by local guide employees and local community members
  • Contributes 10% of its profit to a conservation and community development fund 
  • Provides dividends to shareholders based on the company's annual financial performance
  • Adheres to all tourist and tour operator codes of conduct for the Lashihai-Wenhai Watershed 

Interested?  Please visit our Website www.ecotourism.com.cn or email us for more information or find out how to contact us in Lijiang.


   Nguluko Guest House

Nguluko  means "at the foot of snow mountain", it is a Naxi name of a lovely village in Lijiang. its chinese name Yuhu means Jade Lake which is a name of a beautiful lake in that village. Dr Joseph Rock who was a botanist from United States lived in the lovely village for 22 years(1922~1949), because of the unique natural beauty and Naxi traditional lifestyle of the village. Nguluko guest House is  run by a hospitable local family in Nguluko Village. There you can enjoy both of natural beautiful and Naxi traditional culture. Nguluko Guest House invites everyone from different place to come and be a member of that Naxi family. For more information,  Please email us.


   Khampa Caravan

 Khampa Caravan - the real guide to the Tibetan world [hyperlink to www.khampacaravan.com] An adventure travel company whose entire process is designed to incorporate sustainability in an all-embracing sense. Based in Gyalthang (Zhongdian/"Shangri-la"), it is run by local Tibetans educated at top universitites in the West, with a long record of leadership and management in the region. Their rich collection offers one-of-a-kind treks and cultural journeys through out the eastern section of the Tibetan highlands historically known as Kham and Amdo.

 

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This web site is a project of the Northwest Yunnan Ecotourism Association and has been developed to introduce you to unique ecotourism opportunities around Lijiang and beyond. By developing and promoting ecotourism in Northwest Yunnan, our goal is to support environmental protection, preserve the areasí diverse cultural heritage and contribute to community development.  Read more about this project.

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