Wander authentic Yunnan for minority cultures, wonderlands and inner peace, if you are eager to dig into a side of China you won’t find in bustling metropolises. This 8-day private tour, your guide, driver and vehicle serve you only to make you enjoy the wonderland most. With fascinating sites and good explanations, you will obtain a deeper understanding of China.

Discover authentic Yunnan with no rush. Stroll around amazing stone forest in Kunming, explore old town in Dali, find marvelously natural beauty in Lijiang and immerse yourself in the wonderland of Sangria-La.

There are three styles for you to discover the diversity of the major tourist cities of China:

Feature

Economy

Standard

Luxury

Attraction Visit must-see attractions Explore essential attractions in detail Culturally discover authentic China
Private Service Guided tours everyday Knowledgeable local guides Worry-free service and senior experienced guides
Standard of Hotel 3-star western standard 4-star western standard 5-star western standard
Transport Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri la Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri la Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri la
Restaurant
Local restaurants
Shop Visit 1 top rated Chinese-style shop, no forced shopping No shops and no factories, more time to explore
Price From USD $1,279 USD $1,359 USD $1,739

Highlights

  • Discover one of the world’s deepest gorge --Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Explore the old towns of Dali and Lijiang to see minority architecture
  • See the snowy peaks of the wonderful Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Visit friendly Tibetan and Bai and Naxi minority
  • Lost in amazing Stone Forest in Kunming
  • Have a taste of special Yunnan cuisine

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 >Kunming Arrival (International Flight not Included)

  • Activities:Airport pick-up and transfer
  • Hotel:King World Hotel Kunming 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: None

Today you will land in Kunming, our local Kunming tour guide will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check-in. Time to relax or explore around.

Good to Know:

  • You can book your own flight or train to enter Kunming, also, we will be happy to offer help. Just contact us for our latest airfare deals.

Day 2 >Kunming Travel

  • Activities:The Stone Forest
  • Hotel:King World Hotel Kunming 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Visit the jaw-dropping site of Stone Forest, about 2 hours by car from Kunming city. The various shapes of karst landscape was formed due to millions of years' movement of Earth. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people, their folk customs has become one spectacular scene, the colorful embroidery and minority dances combine with the natural sceneries, which will surely leave you a deep impression.

Day 3 >Kunming to Dali, Flight No.TBA

  • Activities:Ancient City of Dali, Shaxi Ancient Town, Airport transfer
  • Hotel:Dali Landscape Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Enjoy some morning free time in Kunming. Fly to Dali and check in upon arrival.

We will go to Shaxi Ancient Town which is listed by the World Monuments Fund as one of the world's 100 most endangered sites. Shaxi town was built on the remains of an ancient market town and was once an active trade stop on the Southern Silk Road that connected southwest China's hinterland with Southeast Asia and on to Europe.

We will feel up the peaceful atmosphere at Dali Ancient Town.

Day 4 >Dali to Lijiang

  • Activities:Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, Lijiang Ancient Town
  • Hotel:Hexi Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

In the morning, we will drive for 4 hours to Lijiang. Check in upon arrival and have simple lunch.

Visit the Bai poeple's hometown at Xizhou Village and visit Lijiang Ancient Town.

Day 5 >Lijiang Travel

  • Activities:The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow), Naxi Village
  • Hotel:Hexi Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

The sublime Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a highlight to any Yunnan tour. Today our local tour guide will take you to this wonderful site and you will definitely make a day of it.

After lunch we will visit a humble Naxi Village. It is significant to the Naxi as the birthplace of "Tusi" (the Chinese word means chieftain of a clan) of Mu clan.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Day 6 >Lijiang to Shangri la

  • Activities:Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Hotel:Shangri la Lehu Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

The drive to Shangri-La is a scenic journey. On the way, we will stop to visit Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Check in upon arrival in Shangri-La.

Day 7 >Shangri la Travel

  • Activities:Pudacuo National Park, Visit Tibetan Family
  • Hotel:Shangri la Lehu Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Shangri-La is an amazing destination for your China holiday. Today we will visit Pudacuo National Park. Also, a local Tibetan family will give you a warm welcome for a short visit.

Day 8>Shangri la Departure ( Flight excluded)

  • Activities:Airport transfer
  • Meals: Breakfast

Take a flight to your destination. Thanks for traveling with us and hope to see you again soon!

Price Per Person in Private Tour

$ USD
Apr.1- Nov.31 Economy Style Standard Style Luxury Style Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 people / /
6-9 people / /
Dec.1 - Mar.31 Economy Style Standard Style Luxury Style Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 people / /
6-9 people / /

Price Inclusion and Exclusion

Price Inclusion

  • Private English-speaking guide service fee
  • Private transfer service with air-conditioned vehichle
  • All entrance tickets, hotels and meals listed above
  • Service charge and tax
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • Luggage transfers

Price Exclusion

  • International airfare or train tickets in or out China
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Single room supplement
  • China entry visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Excess baggage charges

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