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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

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.

Highlights

  • See wonderful Stone Forest in Kumming
  • Explore in Lijiang Ancient Town and Shuhe Naxi Village
  • Experience Miao people’s culture in Nanhua Long-skirt Miao Village
  • View magnificent Huangguoshu Waterfalls
  • Have some tasty local dishes in the journey

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Kunming Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Kunming)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Green Lake Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Kunming Jin Jiang Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Kunming Jintai Hotel  3-star hotel

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:

  • If you have some free time to kill after check-in, you can check out the Flowers and Birds Market or take some photos at the square of Golden Horse And Jade Cock Memorial Archways.
  • This tour doesn't include international flights, however, please contact us if you need help booking the flights.
  • DAY
    2
    Kunming
    • Activities: The Stone Forest, Green Lake Park
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Green Lake Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Kunming Jin Jiang Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Kunming Jintai Hotel  3-star hotel

    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.

    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 by China Southern Airlines CZ3481 Dep 10:50 - Arr 11:35
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Kunming), Airport Transfer (Dali), Ancient City of Dali, Cruise on the Erhai Lake
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Regent Hotel 5-star hotel  |  Asia Star Hotel Dali 4-star hotel  |  Dali Landscape Hotel 4-star hotel

    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.

    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.
  • DAY
    4
    Lijiang
    • Activities: Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, Our guide and driver will escort you from Dali to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Banyan Tree Lijiang 5-star hotel  |  Hexi Hotel 3-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

    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.

    Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Dali to Lijiang takes about 4 hours.
  • DAY
    5
    Lijiang
    • Activities: The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow), Naxi Village
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Banyan Tree Lijiang 5-star hotel  |  Hexi Hotel 3-star hotel  |  Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel

    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.

    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 by China Southern Airlines CZ3674 Dep 12:10 - Arr 13:25
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lijiang), Airport Transfer (Guiyang)
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Gui Zhou 5-star hotel  |  Trade Point Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Shaoxing Hotel - Guiyang 3-star hotel

    Today you will fly to Guiyang. Check in upon arrival and have some free time in the city.

    DAY
    7
    Guiyang
    • Activities: Cultural Village in Tianlong, Huangguoshu Waterfall and Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area, Batik Museum
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Gui Zhou 5-star hotel  |  Trade Point Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Shaoxing Hotel - Guiyang 3-star hotel

    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.

    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.
  • Tianlong Village

    DAY
    8
    KaiLi
    • Activities: Shiqiao Miao village, Our guide and driver will escort you from Guiyang to KaiLi, Kaili Ethnic Minorities Museum, Qingman Miao Village
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
    • Hotels: Heaven Sent Dragon Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Jintaiyuan Hotel  3-star hotel

    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.

    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.
  • Qingman Miao People

    DAY
    9
    Guiyang Departure
    • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from KaiLi to Guiyang, Airport Transfer (Guiyang)
    • Meals: Breakfast

    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!

    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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    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    What's Included & Excluded

    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.
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    Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

    Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

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    Tour Type : Private Tour

    Best Season :Autumn

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