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Grade 11 Yunnan Project

The Grade 11 Trip is located in Liming Village, Yunnan Province.

See grade 11 Yunnan Photos in this linked folder: Grade 11 Yunnan Photos

The HIS Grade 11 Program is supported by the Karst Climber outdoor education company who provide quality staff, equipment, and locations for student experiential learning.

The ethnic and cultural elements of Liming, along with the natural and geographical beauty provide incredible elements for the grade 11 trip. Set outside Lijiang, there is plenty of history, culture, and stunning scenery. The focus of this program is on exploring the area, interacting with the community, and supporting the village by building greenhouse structures for the villagers. Some of the activities can be demanding, but rewarding at the same time. While here, participants will participate in the daily life of local communities.



September 16-20, 2019

Day 1 -- Monday, Sept 16
Transfer from Lijiang Airport to Liming Valley
Meal and Introduction to the Team and Program
Hostel Stay

Day 2 - Tuesday, Sept. 17
Stretches & Mixed breakfast
Hike to Tabletop Turtle Mtn
Via Ferrata session

Via Ferrata Prepare session
Day wrap-up

Day 3 - Wednesday, Sept. 18
Stretches & Mixed breakfast

Green House Building Project



Local Dinner
Day Wrap-Up

Day 4 - Thursday, Sept. 19
Stretches & Mixed breakfast
School Visit
Lunch en route
Lijiang Old Town Visit
Local dinner
Day wrap-up

Day 5 - Friday, Sept. 20
Breakfast + Transfer to Lijiang Airport


Program Highlights

  • Agricultural experience - an incursion into the farming life of the Bai people, and an opportunity for participants to get involved in some farm work.
  • Hiking - Exploring the geological formations of the Yangtze river valley, and the village terrain. Making it to the top of Tabletop Turtle Mountain.
  • School Visit - meeting the villagers and making connections to the the local inhabitants
  • Service projects - based on the needs of the local communities, participants will get involved in working with a local school or with the Shibaoshan park management / residents in maintenance work .


Food & Accommodation
Catered food - Liming food is delicious, with many of the dishes based on potato, beef, mushrooms and dairy. While the participants will experience local flavour, Karst Climber will ensure every meal has some dishes everyone is familiar with and able to eat.
Breakfasts are a mix of local food and western friendly supplements to ensure a good start to the day.

Accommodation for the Liming program is recommended at a local Liming Hostel. Liming hotels are simple and clean and offer all the conditions for a comfortable stay for the week. Pedestrian areas in the Old Town and eating establishments are within walking distance.







Grade 11 Yuannan Service Project Photos 2016-2017

Grade 11 Yunnan 2018-2019