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Exotic Yunnan and Guizhou Tour

9-Day, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Guiyang, KaiLi, Private Tour (CT-MN-02)

Exotic Yunnan and Guizhou Tour
Exotic Yunnan and Guizhou Tour
Bai Village
Brother and Sister at Xizhou Bai Village, Dali.
Villagers in Anshun
Happy villagers in Anshun, Guiyang.
Dixi, Ground  Play
Scary masks used for Dixi, Ground Play, in Tunbao Village.
Huangguoshu Waterfalls
Impressive Huangguoshu Waterfalls in Anshun, Guiyang.
Erhai Lake
Fisherman and his boat in Erhai Lake, Dali.
Stone Forest
The wonderful site of Stone Forest, Kunming.

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These simple people live in some of the most beautiful places on earth. Peek into their world as we take you to some of China's most remote places.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day
1
Kunming Arrival (Flight not Inlcuded)
Activities: Airport pick-up and transfer
Hotel: Kunming Jintai Hotel 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: None
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Arriving in Kunming, our Kunming tour guide will pick you up and escort you to hotel for check-in.

No meals included for today.

Smart Tips:

Day
2
Kunming
Activities: Green Lake Park and Stone Forest
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Have a cup of fresh coffee to start a beautiful day. Visit Green Lake Park, which attracts countless black-heoded galls from Siberia to make Kunming home for the winter.

Your afternoon will be spent in the amazing art work of the Mighty Creator at Stone Forest. Get back to the city for overnight.

Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.

Green Lake ParkGreen Lake Park
Black Headed GallsBlack Headed Galls at Green Lake Park
Stone ForestStone Forest

Smart Tips:

  • Got some free time? Go shopping for tea at Kunming Wholesale Tea Market. Pu'er Tea is Yunnan's specialty, make sure you try some.
Day
3
Kunming to Dali (Flight CZ3481 1050 - 1135)
Activities: Airport transfer, boat trip in Erhai Lake and Dali Ancient Town
Hotel: Dali Landscape Hotel 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Take the morning flight to Dali. Check in upon arrival.

Driving out of town, we will take a mind-easing boat trip on Erhai Lake. Later, walk on the old flagstone pavement in Dali Ancient Town.

Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.

Erhai LakeErhai Lake
Dali Ancient TownDali Ancient Town

Smart Tips:

  • When you are in Dali, you should try out its famous snacks: Erkuai, made from milk and roasted for a chees-like excellent taste. Also, don't miss a bowl of Crossing Bridge Rice Noodles.
  • Hotel choice: Dali Landscape Hotel 3-star hotel, Asia Star Hotel Dali 4-star hotel, Regent Hotel 5-star hotel
Day
4
Dali to Lijiang
Activities: Land transfer, Xizhou Bai Village and Dali Ancient Town
Hotel: Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Today our tour guide will escort you to Lijiang.

On the way to Lijiang, we will stop by and visit the locals at Xizhou Bai Village. Check in hotel upon arrival in Lijiang. Take a free walk in Lijiang Ancient Town.

Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.

Xizhou Bai VillageXizhou Bai Village
Lijiang Ancient TownLijiang Ancient Town

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Dali to Lijiang takes about 4 hours.
  • Hotel choice: Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel, Hexi Hotel 4-star hotel, Zen Garden Hotel Lijiang Lion Hill Branch 5-star hotel
Day
5
Lijiang
Activities: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and a Naxi Village
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Sitting still in peace, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is an enduring symbol of Lijiang. Today you will take a cable car up the mountain to the Yak Meadow. Visit the Naxi people in a humble viilage.

Get back to Lijiang and have the rest of today free at leisure.

Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.

Naxi VillageNaxi Grannies
Snow MountainJade Dragon Snow Mountain

Smart Tips:

  • Starting in the afternoon, Impression Lijiang is an excellent show with the stage of the mountain itself. Ask your tour guide for help to book tickets.
  • If it's still early, you can rent a bike and head to Shuhe Ancient Town, a bit remote but possibly more interesting.
Day
6
Lijiang to Guiyang (Flight CZ3674 1210 - 1325)
Activities: Airport transfer
Hotel: Shaoxing Hotel - Guiyang 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: Breakfast
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Today you will fly to Guiyang. Check in upon arrival and have some free time in the city.

Smart Tips:

  • Hotel choice: Shaoxing Hotel - Guiyang 3-star hotel, Trade Point Hotel 4-star hotel, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Gui Zhou 5-star hotel
Day
7
Guiyang
Activities: Land transfer, Huangguoshu Waterfalls, Tunbao Village and a Batik Museum
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Guiyang is famous for the waterfalls in Anshun: Huangguoshu Waterfalls, featuring with 18 waterfalls and 4 underground waterfalls. After a couple of hours cooling off at this site, we will get to Tunbao Village. Here, you will learn about the local cultures and enjoy the traditional Dixi or Ground Play.

Stop by a Batik Museum before we get back to Guiyang city.

Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.

Waterfalls in AnshunHuangguoshu Waterfalls in Anshun
Tunbao VillageMarried Women in Tunbao Village Tied White Clothing on Their Foreheads
Ground PlayMask Used for Ground Play

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Guiyang to Anshun takes about one hour and a half.
  • A heads-up for families with young kids: some characters in the Ground Play might look quiet scary.
Day
8
Guiyang to Kaili
Activities: Kaili Museum, Shiqiao Paper-making and Qingman Village
Hotel: Jintaiyuan Hotel 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and Dinner
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Today we will head to the exotic land of Kaili. On the way, we will visit Kaili Museum. At Shiqiao, we will have a chance to learn about the old-fashioned way to make paper.

In Kaili, where the Miao people have been living a peaceful life for ages, you will walk upon the hills to visit Qingman Miao Village.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch and dinner are included for today.

Making PaperShiqiao Paper-making
Qingman VillageWooden Houses in Qingman Miao Village
Miao GirlsMiao Girls at Qingman Village

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Guiyang to Kaili takes about 3 hours.
  • Kaili is a rather small town and the hotels are at normal standards with nothing fancy.
  • Hotel choice: Jintaiyuan Hotel 3-star hotel, Zhongheng Hotel 4-star hotel, Heaven-sent Dragon Hotel 5-star hotel
Day
9
Kaili to Guiyang & Departure (Flight not Included)
Activities: Land and airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast
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In the morning, our local tour guide will escort you back to Guiyang. Your will be on the way back home on a departure flight. Hope to see you again soon!

Breakfast is included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • If you need to stay overnight in Guiyang, please let us help you book the hotels. Also, we will be happy to offer help for international flight booking.

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Solo Adventure

Cycling to Shuhe Ancient Town

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Shuhe Ancient Town is much older than Lijiang Ancient Town yet much quieter. Instead of driving, you can take a cycling trip for about half an hour. Bike rental shops can be found at Lijiang Ancient Town. You might need our tour guide's help to get the direction.

 

Price for Bike Rental: 10 - 25 CNY / Day / Bike (depending on the type of the bikes)

 

 

Kunming Kangle Tea Culture Market

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Want to buy some tea back home? The wholesale market, Kangle Tea Culture Market offers you numerous choices. Good quality, real taste, wild choice and most importantly, local price!

Bus: 135.A4.24.44.73

Address: No.188 Chenli Building, Mid Guannan Avenue, Kunming

Tips: 1. Bargain at 1/3 of the first offer of the owner and walk your way up. 2. Pu'er tea is Yunnan's most famous tea. A cup of high quality Pu'er should have light, crystal red color and robust flavor smell.3. Pu'er tea comes as a flat round pancake with rich aroma.

 

Terms & Conditions

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.
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  • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
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Tour Highlights

  • Stone Forest, Erhai Lake, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Huangguoshu Waterfalls and more.
  • Easy arrangement, excellent for expats, culture fans and travelers alike.
  • Local tour guides sharing insights.
  • Meeting up Miao people, Bai people and Naxi people.

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