Yunnan (meaning the “Beautiful Clouds in the South”) Province is the most southwest region of China. It is known for its rich natural beauty and its colorful ethnic cultures. It is truly an endless fascinating place to visit. Highlights of this tour include the Stone Forest and the Yi Minority in Kunming (the provincial capital known as the “City of Eternal Spring”), Erhai Lake and the Bai Minority in Dali, the ancient town and the Naxi Minority in Lijiang, the Tiger Leaping Gorge of the upper Yangtze River, and the Tibetan community in Zhongdian Shangri-
Your own choice of dates all year round
Day 1 Entry – Kunming
Arrive in Kunming. Transfer to a 4-
Day 2 Kunming-
Breakfast. Tour the Stone Forest. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Visit the Golden Temple. Dinner is at a local restaurant. Board the soft-
Day 3 Dali (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Arrive in Dali early morning. Breakfast. Tour Cangshan Mountain Scenic Area with a visit to the Three Pagoda Temple and Zhonghe Temple. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Explore Dali Old Town. Dinner is at a local restaurant. Stay at a 4-
Day 4 Dali-
Breakfast. Tour Erhai Lake. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Travel to Lijiang by van. On the way, visit a Bai Minority house. Transfer to a 4-
Day 5 Lijiang (breakfast, lunch)
Breakfast. Tour the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain scenic area. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Visit Baisha Village, the Baisha Murals and a local Naxi family. Enjoy a free evening with dinner on your own.
Day 6 Lijiang-
Breakfast. Travel to Shangri-
Day 7 Shangri-
Breakfast. Visit Songzanlin Monastery – the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan. Tour Pudacuo National Park including Shudu Lake and Bitahai Lake. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Visit a local Tibetan family. Dinner is at a local restaurant.
Day 8 Shangri-
Breakfast. Add an extension tour in Yunnan or transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.
Domestic train schedule and the sequence of tour activities are subject to change.
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We can modify the tour itinerary to meet your needs. Please contact us for a customized tour plan.
Tour Fees (with at least two people participating)
- One adult (single occupancy): $1685.00
- Two adults (double occupancy): $1285.00 + $1285.00
- One adult and one child (double occupancy): $1285.00 + $1185.00
- One adult and two children (with one roll-
away bed): $1285.00 + $1185.00 + $1085.00
- Two adults and one child (with one roll-
away bed): $1285.00 + $1285.00 + $1085.00
- Two adults and two children (with one roll-
away bed): $1285.00 + $1285.00 + $1085.00 + $885.00
- Add $100.00 to the above child’s fee if he/she is 12 years old or older during the trip.
Registration: $300.00 deposit per person due 60 days prior to travel.
Inclusions: Hotels as specified in the itinerary, Kunming-
Exclusions: Chinese entry visa fee, international airfare, airfare to Kunming on Day 1, extension tour on Day 8, airfare from Shangri-