The Beauty of the Highlands

In the heart of the Yunnan Province

From Lijiang Sanyi Airport (LJG)
  • The resort is 45 minutes by hotel car from the airport.
From Lijiang Train Station
  • Located 18 kilometres from the train station, the Banyan Tree resort is a quick 30-minute drive from the station.
From Banyan Tree Ringha
  • Banyan Tree Lijiang is a 4-hour drive from our Ringha resort.
To Shuhe Old Town
  • The historic Naxi town is a 10-minute walk or 5-minute bike-ride from the hotel.
To Dayan Old Town
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site with its canals and cobble-stoned streets is 20 minutes away by hotel car.
To Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • The mountain area is 20 minutes by hotel car from the resort. We recommend going early in the morning, and you must book the entrance and cable car ticket at least 1 day in advance.
To Baisha Old Town
  • To get to Baisha Old Town, with its rich Dongba culture, take a hotel car for about 12 minutes.
To Yuhu Village
  • This ancient village with unique stone architecture and the location of Joseph Rock’s museum is about 22 minutes away by hotel car.
To Wenhai Prairie
  • The Wenhai Prairie, with its seasonal (spring and summer) lake is easily accessible by car. It is located 45 minutes from the resort.
To Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • This scenic canyon is a popular spot for hiking, with its breath-taking views and crystal-clear river. Make sure you book this tour at least 1 day in advance. Don’t forget your camera.



The Beauty of the Highlands

Banyan Tree Lijiang is a high-altitude luxury resort. With spectacular views to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and access to quaint old towns and villages, the resort is the perfect spot for nature lovers and culture buffs alike.




  • Local Currency


  • Tipping Culture

    It is not common to give tips in China

  • Electrical Point

    All rooms are equipped with one 3-pin China/AUS/NZ connector (slanted pins), and one 2-pin US style connector.

  • Emergency Number

    In case of a medical emergency, call the People’s Hospital by dialling 120

  • High Altitude

    As the resort is located at high altitude, every room has an oxygen box in case any guest experiences altitude sickness.



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