GETTING TO SHAXI OLD THEATRE INN

LIJIANG AIRPORT

Our staff can arrange a private 5-seat minivan to pick you up from Lijiang Airport (LJG), and bring you directly to the Old Theatre Inn. Our sedan pick-up costs $100 (650 RMB). Our van pick-up costs $120 (850 RMB), and the van will comfortably seat 6 adults. From Lijiang airport, travel time to Shaxi is 2 hours. You can select a vehicle in the add-on section of the booking form when reserving a room on this website.

LIJIANG OLD TOWN

Our staff can arrange a private vehicle to pick you up from your hotel in Lijiang old town, and bring you directly to the Old Theatre Inn. Our sedan pick-up costs $90 (600 RMB). Our van pick-up costs $140 (800 RMB), and the van will comfortably seat 6 adults. Travel time from Lijiang old town to Old Theatre Inn is just under two hours. You can select a vehicle in the add-on section of the booking form when reserving a room on this website.

SHANGRI-LA

Our staff can arrange a private 5-seat sedan/minivan to pick you up from your hotel in Shangri-la or in the old town, and bring you directly to the Old Theatre Inn. Our sedan pick-up costs $140 (900 RMB). Our van pick-up costs $160 (1000 RMB), and the van will comfortably seat 6 adults with luggage. Travel time from Shangri-la old town to Old Theatre Inn is approximately 4.5 hours.

PUBLIC BUS

PUBLIC BUS/VAN TRAVEL FROM DALI
The journey from Dali Old Town to Shaxi by public bus should take about 5-6 hours. It helps if you speak some Chinese for this trip, as there are not many people along the way who speak English. You can present our directions card at bus station ticket offices to help you ensure that you book the correct bus. From Dali Old Town you will need to travel to the Xiaguan North Bus Station. You can get to this bus station by taxi or by public bus #4 or #8. In Xiaguan, board a bus for Jianchuan. Buses from Xiaguan to Jianchuan leave every 15-20 minutes from 6:20 am to 6:50 pm, and tickets cost about 30 RMB. When you arrive in Jianchuan, you will find mini-van service to Shaxi in front of the Jianchuan bus station. The service will cost 10 RMB, and will take about 45 minutes. The mini-vans leave when they are full, which, during the day, is frequently. Try to arrive in Jianchuan before 6 pm because after this time mini-van service will be less frequent. When you arrive in Shaxi, you can request a pick-up by calling 0872 4722 296, or you can show a print-out of the OTI card to a taxi driver.

PUBLIC BUS/VAN TRAVEL FROM LIJIANG
The journey from Lijiang Old Town to Shaxi should take about 3-4 hours via Jianchuan. It helps if you speak some Chinese for this trip, as there are not many people along the way who speak English. You can present our directions card at bus station ticket offices to help you ensure that you book the correct bus. From Lijiang Old Town you will need to travel to the Lijiang Long Distance Bus Station. At the Long Distance Station, board a bus to Jianchuan. There are at least 6 buses a day from Lijiang to Jianchuan, and tickets cost about 20 RMB. When you arrive in Jianchuan, you will find mini-van service to Shaxi in front of the Jianchuan bus station. The service will costs 10 RMB, and will take about 45 minutes. The mini-vans leave when they are full, which, during the day, is frequently. Try to arrive in Jianchuan before 6 pm because after this time mini-van service will be less frequent. When you arrive in Shaxi, you can request a pick-up by calling 0872 4722 296, or you can show a print-out of the OTI card to a taxi driver. The cost of local pickup is 30 RMB.

DALI OLD TOWN

Our staff can arrange a private 5-seat minivan to pick you up from Dali old town, and bring you directly to the Old Theatre Inn. Our sedan pick-up costs $100 (650 RMB). Our van pick-up costs $120 (750 RMB), and the van will comfortably seat 6 adults. From Dali old town, travel time to Shaxi is 2 hours. You can select a vehicle in the add-on section of the booking form when reserving a room on this website.

DALI AIRPORT

Our staff can arrange a private 5-seat minivan to pick you up from Dali Airport (DLU), and bring you directly to the Old Theatre Inn. Our sedan pick-up costs $115 (750 RMB). Our van pick-up costs $130 (900 RMB), and the van will comfortably seat 6 adults. From Dali airport, travel time to Shaxi is 2.5 hours. You can select a vehicle in the add-on section of the booking form when reserving a room on this website.