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Yading & Yunnan Highlights Tour

11-Day, Shanghai, Chengdu, Daocheng, Yading, Xiangcheng, Shangri la, Lijiang, Private Tour (CT-7)

Yading & Yunnan Highlights Tour
Yading & Yunnan Highlights Tour


Peggie Lv,

Tour Manager

Exclusively designed for nature lovers or photographers, this tour highlights out Yading and Lijiang with all the best sites. All-time escorted tours with nice hotels and meals.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Shanghai Arrival (International Flight not Included)

Destinations & activities: Airport transfer

Landing in Shanghai, you will be met with our local Shanghai tour guide. Check in upon arrival.

Meals: None

Day 2

Shanghai to Chengdu (Flight MU5038 1710 - 2030 for Reference)

Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden at night.

Destinations & activities: The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Shikumen and a silk factory, aiport transfer

Once you are in Shanghai, the Bund is a cannot-miss site. Walk along the pavement and our local Shanghai tour guide will unfold the history of Shanghai. Later, visit the famous Yuyuan Garden before we proceed to Shikumen, a typical neighborhood of old Shanghai. Stop by a silk store and later today we will fly to Chengdu. Check in upon arrival.

Meals:Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

Day 3


Yading & Yunnan Highlights Tour

Destinations & activities: Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center, Wuhou Temple, Jinli Street and a Brocade Institute and Factory

This morning, our local Chengdu tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Driving for about 50 minutes to the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center, where you will see these cute pandas being taken care of.

Get back to the city and have lunch. Later, we will get to a historical site: Wuhou Temple. Walk along Jinli Street. Stop by a Brocade Institute and Factory.


- Smart Tips:

  • Have a cup of tea at Heming Tea House and get a touch of a typical Chengdu life.
  • Meals:Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 4

    Chhengdu to Yading via Daocheng (Flight CA4215 0705-0805 for Reference)

    Destinations & activities: Airport and land transfer, Gongga Snow Mountain and Pearl Lake

    Catching an early flight to Daocheng, which is the transit hub for all Yading tours. Later, we will drive to Yading. On the way we stop to visit Gongga Snow Mountain and Pearl Lake. Check in upon arrival in Yading.


    - Smart Tips:

  • As a very small town, Yading offers only the basic accommodations.
  • The drive from Daocheng to Yading takes about 2 hours.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 5

    Yading to Daocheng

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer, horseback riding from Luorong Meadow to Milk Lake, Chonggu Temple

    The grass just flows down the mountain ridge, and today we will experience a fun horseback riding from Luorong Meadwo to Milk Lake. Also we will visit the local religious center: Chonggu Temple.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 6

    Daocheng to Xiangcheng

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer to Xiangcheng, Sangdui Valley and Tibetan family

    Not far away from Xiangcheng, Tibetan people have been living a peaceful life for ages. Today we will drive for 4 hours to Sangdui Valley and visit the local families here.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 7

    Xiangcheng to Shangri-La

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer to Shangri-La

    Have you done a road trip in the remote areas of China? Today's 7-hour driving to Shangri-La will come along with amazing natural scenery and interesting stops at humble villages, which would be an awesome story to share with your friends when you go back home.

    We will arrive in Shangri-La of Yunnan Province before evening. Check in upon arrival and get a good night sleep.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 8


    Songzanlin Temple
    Songzanlin Temple

    Destinations & activities: Songzanlin Lamasery, Pudacuo National Park

    Known as the paradise on earth, Shangri-la allures you with its intoxicating lanscape. Today you will visit Songzanlin Lamasery, one of the 13 famous monasteries of Tibetan Kham. Have lunch in a local restaurant.

    Pudacuo National Park will take up your whole afternoon and reward an amazing experience. Visit Bitahai Lake before visiting a humble village.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 9

    Shangri-La to Lijiang

    Tiger Leaping Gorge
    Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer to Lijiang and visit Tiger Leaping Gorge on halfway

    Another dream-like destination, Lijiang is calling for an adventure that is worthy 3-hour drive. We will stop and visit the world-famous Tiger Leaping Gorge. Check in upon arrival in Lijiang.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 10


    Lijiang Town
    Old street in Lijiang Town, Yunnan Province.

    Destinations & activities: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Ancient Town and Baishan Village

    Have a whole day in Lijiang visiting its best highlights: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Ancient Town and Baisha Village.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 11

    Lijiang to Shanghai and Shanghai Departure (Flight FM9450 1235-1730, International Flight not Included)

    Destinations & activities: Lijiang airport transfer

    Enjoy some free time before your departure flight. Our local Lijiang tour guide will escort you to the airport. Fly to Shanghai and connect your international flight.

    Meals: Breakfast


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    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

    Special Terms

    • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
    • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
    • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
    • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
    • For Cancellation Refunds, please click here.

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    Tour Highlights

    • Yading Nature Reserve
    • Flight from Chengdu to Daocheng included
    • Road trip to Shangri-La
    • Lijiang highlights with an exotic touch

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