This morning we take a morning flight to Lijang, a fascinating town famous for its cobblestone alley ways, canals, and intriguing Naxi minority culture. We check into our traditional courtyard hotel in the old town of Lijiang before heading out to explore the labyrinth of alleyways that give Lijiang its character. There are a number of places of historical interest and natural scenic spots here, awaiting your exploration. Mu's Residence (Mufu), once the palace of the supreme ruler Chieftain Mu of Lijiang, was reconstructed by the World Bank in 1996 in the northwest part of Old Town. It is the best place for visitors to enjoy the splendid architectural heritage of ancient Lijiang. The best place to see the full extent of the Old Town is Lion Mountain Park which is just 250 meters (about 0.16 mile) from Square Street. With an altitude of 2,500 meters (8202 feet), the park has a tranquil natural environment. It also has a typical Naxi building, Wan Gu Lou (Aeon Tower) on the mountaintop and some fine Lijiang murals. In the evening we’ll head out for a feast of local specialities!