Lijiang is the ancient capital of the Naxi kingdom and 2,410 meters above sea level on the Northwestern Yunnan Plateau in China’s southwest. Located along an important trade route that was once part of the Silk Road from Yunnan to Tibet, Lijiang was an important center of commercial and cultural exchange.
In the highlands of the Yunnan plateau of China, Lijiang flourished as the capital of the Naxi kingdom. Today, culture and commerce are both in evidence at the magnificent Old Town of Lijiang. Banyan Tree Lijiang reflects the rich fabric of this well-preserved ancient city. Step into a majestic sojourn befitting the legacy of the legendary Silk Road and Naxi Kingdom. From your daybed, the looming peaks of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain provide a perfect backdrop for quiet contemplation. After a day of visiting the sights and sounds of Lijiang’s old world attractions, retreat to your luxuriously appointed villa furnished with local objects d’art.