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Yunnan Indepth Tour

8 Days Yuannan Tour,Kunming Tour,Shangri-la Tour

This Yunnan Indepth Tour covers Kunming Lijiang,Dali,Shangeri-la and north-west of Yunnan province.These places boast the most distinctive natural sceneries and terrific ethnic minority cultures in China.Shangri-la can be said to be everyone's dream! This Yunnan Tour package will take you to visit the legendary Shangri-la,which enables you to have a taste of the minority cultures. Besides, lots of magnificent scenery and ancient cultures of Yunnan are waiting to be explored. It will be an unforgettable experience.
Tour Code:KM-03
Destination:Kunming
Departure Date:You Choose
Days:8 Days
  
Reasons of this Yunnan Tour
  • This Yunnan Tour package will take you to the fairyland-Yunnan.
  • You will visit the dream place-Shangeri-la.
 
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Kunming Airport Transfer /
Day 2 Kunming The Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Caves B,L
Day 3 Kunming to Dali Hotel to airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Dali), Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, Ancient City of Dali, Cruise on the Erhai Lake, ZhouCheng tie-dye family workshop. B,L
Day 4 Dali to Lijiang Our guide and driver will escort you from Dali to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town, Wangu Tower. B,L
Day 5 Lijiang Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Black Dragon Pool, The Jade Dragon Mountain (with Large Cable Car from Ganhaizi) B,L
Day 6 Lijiang to Shangri la Our guide and driver will escort you from Lijiang to Shangri la, View the first bent of Yangtze River at The Stone Drum Town(Shigu Town), Tiger Leaping Gorge. B,L
Day 7 Shangri la Pudacuo National Park, Songzanlin Lamasery B,L
Day 8 Shangri la to Kunming, Flight No. TBA Hotel to airport Transfer (Shangri la) B

 Itinerary of this Yunnan Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport:Arrive in Kunming, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Kunming)
Meals:/

Day 2

Place & Transport:Kunming
Today's Activities: The Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Caves.
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Yunnan Indepth Tour:Stone Forest Stone Forest
China city Tours:Jiuxiang Caves Jiuxiang Caves

Stone Forest:The magnificent, strange and steep landscape of the Stone Forest creates countless labyrinthine vistas, all of which feature stones in various formations. Animals, plants, and even human figures can be found here. Some are elegant, some are rugged, and each is lifelike with its own distinguishing characteristics. Geologists say that the Stone Forest is a typical example of karsts topography.
Jiuxiang Caves:Jiuxiang is known as the “Natural Museum of Karst Caves” claiming to have the largest, most wonderful and most number of Karst Caves in China. There are about a hundred caves naturally clustered into 4 groups: the Sanjiao Cave, the Dashang Cave, the Diehong Cave and the Dasha Dam Cave. Among them sixty-six caves have great commercial value and are suitable for exploitation. The caves in the area are extremely well-known for grotesquerie in shape and magnificence in its natural wonder.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Kunming to Dali
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Dali), Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, Ancient City of Dali, Cruise on the Erhai Lake, ZhouCheng tie-dye family workshop.
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

China city Tours:Erhai Lake Erhai Lake
china vacation tours:Ancient City of Dali Ancient City of Dali

Houses of Bai People in Xizhou:Xizhou was once a commercial center of Yunnan, and the birthplace of Bai's modern entrepreneurs. It is said that more than 140 wealthy families built their houses here,. These houses are characterized by '3 rooms and a wall screening' and '4 joints and 5 courtyards'. All these houses are decorated with woodcarvings, colored patterns, marbles and wash drawings, which represents the masterpieces of Bai's architecture.
Ancient City of Dali:Dali Ancient Town is about 13km away from Xiaguan in Dali City and is one of Dali's Three Ancients-ancient city, ancient pagoda and ancient steles. History of Dali can be dates back to 1382 during the Ming Dynasty and it has been listed among the top historic cities of China. Unlike any other Chinese town, the traditional Bai ethnic folk houses give the town distinctive feel.
Cruise on the Erhai Lake :Since the lake has a shape of an ear, it gets the name Erhai (Ear Lake). It stretches 42km from north to south and 3.9km from east to west. The lake covers an area of more than 250 square kilometers and is 21.5 meters at the deepest. It is ranked the second in Yunnan Province and the seventh freshwater lake in China by area and water storage. A cruise around the lake and its islands is an excellent way to explore the area and visit a working fishing village.
ZhouCheng tie-dye family workshop: The workshop is near the Spring of Butterflies. You will learn the making process of tie-dye cloth which is one of the Bai people's traditional handcrafts.

Day 4

Place & Transport: Dali to Lijiang
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Dali to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town, Wangu Tower
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Yunnan Indepth Tour:Wangu Tower Wangu Tower

Lijiang Ancient Town: Its architecture is noteworthy for the blending of elements from several cultures that have come together over many centuries. Lijiang also possesses an ancient water-supply system of great complexity and ingenuity that still functions effectively today.
Wangu Tower: Located on the top of Lion Hill, Wangu is the landmark building of Lijiang ancient town. This pure wood building is 33 meters (108 ft) tall, overlooking the scenery of Lijiang at its foot, and looking out to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the distance.

Day 5

Place & Transport:Lijiang
Today's Activities:Baisha Murals at Baisha Village, The Black Dragon Pool, The Jade Dragon Mountain (with Large Cable Car from Ganhaizi)
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

china vacation tours:Jade Dragon Mountain Jade Dragon Mountain
Yunnan Indepth Tour:Black Dragon Pool Black Dragon Pool

Mural in Baisha Village:The valuable murals are protected inside Dabaoji Palace and the colored glaze temples. The originality and figures within the murals reflect the different religious cultures and artistic forms of Buddhism, Lamaism, Taoism and local Naxi Dongba religion's development into Naxi School
Black Dragon Pool: The park holds the Black Dragon Pool and gets name because of it. The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its beauty.
Jade Dragon Mountain:The 13 peaks of 18,360-foot Jade Dragon (Yu Long) Snow Mountain, a treasure of wild plants and rare animals, are like a silver dragon lying in the clouds. The cable car will take you into the clouds, where you will be far away from the worldly hurly-burly, and find yourself in a real paradise. Many visit Ganhanzi, Baishuihe (White Water River), and Glacier Park from this cableway.

Day 6

Place & Transport: Lijiang to Shangri la
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Lijiang to Shangri la, View the first bent of Yangtze River at The Stone Drum Town(Shigu Town), Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Yunnan Indepth Tour:Tiger Leaping Gorge Tiger Leaping Gorge

Stone Drum Town:The Yangtze River Bend, as its name denotes, is the spot where the south running river suddenly turns northward due to changes in the shape of the nearby mountain ranges which form a mammoth V shape at this spot. With the gradual deposit of fertile soil at this spot, a village slowly came into being, now called Shigu Town, meaning "stone drum" in Chinese.
Tiger Leaping Gorge: Tiger Leaping Gorge is a canyon on the Yangtze River or the Golden Sands River, located 60km north of Lijiang, Yunnan. Around 15km in length, the canyon is located where the river passes between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain in a series of rapids under steep 2000m cliffs. Legend says that in order to escape from a hunter, a tiger jumped across the river at the narrowest point, still 25m wide, hence the name.

Day 7

Place & Transport:Shangri la
Today's Activities:Pudacuo National Park, Songzanlin Lamasery
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Yunnan Indepth Tour:Songzanlin Lamasery Songzanlin Lamasery
Yunnan Indepth Tour:Pudacuo National Park Pudacuo National Park

Songzanlin Lamasery: The largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province. Occupying an area of 33.3 hectares, Songzanlin was built in the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa and represents the Tibetan culture, housing buddhist statues and many precious cultural treasures.
Pudacuo National Park :Located near Shangri-La in China's Yunnan Province in southwest China, the Pudacuo National Park covers a total area of nearly 2,000 square kilometers. This park has an average altitude of 3,500 meters and retains a well-preserved ecosystem within the virgin forests. The must-see scenery in this park includes Lake Bita and Lake Shudu. "Bita" means "a place with a dense oak forest" in the Tibetan language and "Bitahai" means a quiet lake. The Bitahai Lake is surrounded by mountains covered with ancient pines, oaks and rhododendrons, and appears like an emerald in the heart of the mountain. Shudu Lake is located in northeast of Shangri-la and it is one of the largest fresh water lakes on the Diqing plateau. The lake is surrounded by a forest of fir, spruce and silver birch, and is home to lots of wild animals such as bears, golden cats, deer and pheasants.

Day 8

Place & Transport:Shangri la to Kunming, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Shangri la)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $2974 $2354 $2039 -
2-5 persons $1869 $1572 $1410 $848/$494/$308/
6-9 persons $1657 $1359 $1198 $848/$494/$308/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $3110 $2507 $2192 -
2-5 persons $1954 $1648 $1487 $848/$494/$308/
6-9 persons $1699 $1393 $1240/td> $848/$494/$308/

Hotels Arranged in this Yunnan Tour

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Kunming Kunming Green Lake Hotel (or same class) Kunming New Era Hotel (or same class) King World Hotel (or same class)
Booking Notes:
1.Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this China City Tour

Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
Price Exclusion:
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Remark for this Yunnan Tour
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