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8-Day Yunnan Tour: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang And Xishuangbanna

Tour Code: SPKG_06
Destination: Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - Xishuangbanna
Departure: Daily

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival - Kunming
Upon arrival in Kunming, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Day 02 Kunming - Stone Forest - Kunming (Breakfast + Lunch)
Drive to Lunan County which takes 2 hours and explore the Stone Forest. In the afternoon, return to Kunming.

Stone Forest: Located about 86 km away from Kunming, it is a world of innumerable bizarre shaped stone peaks and cliffs created by water erosion some 270 million years ago. Stone Forest is a typical example of karsts topography covering an area of 400 square kilometers and including both large and small forest as well as many other scenic spots.
Day 03 Kunming - Dali (Breakfast + Lunch)
Today you will be transferred to Kunming airport for your flight to Dali. Upon arrival in Dali, you will be met by our local tour guide. Have a cruise in the Erhai Lake which is dotted with many white sails, then learn the Bai people's traditional technique of making Tie-dyeing Cloth with Wax in a local handcraft manufactory. After That, explore Xizhou Township where the local residents are mostly ethnic Bai People. Here you can see the distinctive folk house complex with traditional architecture courtyard. Finally, pay a visit to the Three Pagodas in the Chong Sheng Temple and explore Dali Ancient City.

Erhai Lake: The lake is situated at an altitude of 1,972 meters above sea level. It is 42 kilometers from north to south and 3 to 9 kilometers from east to west, covering an area of 250 square kilometers. The whole region is full of interesting and beautiful sites. Visitors come to lakeshore to camp, ride horses, ride bikes and hike. You can experience culture of ethnic Bai People in this area as well. The ancient city of Dali and the other historic sites lie to the west of Erhai Lake.
Three pagodas: These pagodas are suited in the Chongsheng Temple at the foot of the Cangshan Mountain. It is just one kilometer to the northwest of the ancient city of Dali. The Three Pagodas are famous in Yunnan even in China, because of their size, beauty, and antiquity, and for their preservation. The central one is more than 1,100 years old and is one of the tallest pagodas ever built in China. The main pagoda looks like a typical Tang Dynasty pagoda. The other two pagodas were built about 100 years later by rulers of the Dali Kingdom that succeeded the Nanzhao Kingdom.
Day 04 Dali - Lijiang (Breakfast + Lunch)
Drive to Lijiang. On the way stop at Xinhua village where the Bai Ethnic People are famous for making silver articles. Arrive Lijiang, visit Sifangjie Street in Dayan Old Town.

Lijiang Old Town: Built in the late Song dynasty (960-1279 A.D.) and the early Yuan dynasty (1206-1368 A.D.), Lijiang is a Historical and Cultural Heritage in China and it has been included in the World Cultural Heritage. Lijiang is also the center of the Naxi people, a relatively small minority group with a rich culture.
Day 05 Lijiang (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha Fresco, and the Ancient Shuhe Village of Naxi people.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: The mountain is a located 15 kilometers north of Lijiang, It is the southernmost mountain with snow-capped all year round in the Northern Hemisphere. Shanzidou, the main peak at 5,569 meters above sea level, looks like a gigantic dragon clad in white snow all year round. There are over 6,500 different kinds of plants on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, including 400 types of trees in 20 primeval forest communities.
Baisha Mural: Drew in the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it stores 44 pieces of murals in total, specializing in the religious stories. They are quite different from other frescos. Each painting includes at least one hundred portraits, but perspective is used very well, and the close, middle and establishing images are clear. The earliest one is in the Glazed Hall. It was painted before 1417. In the period, the religious painting in Central Plain of China had gone downgrade. In the Tang and Song dynasties, Taoism was popular. The famous painter all liked making religious paintings.
Day 06 Lijiang - Xishuangbanna (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take flight to Xishuangbanna. Visit the Wild Elephant Valley in Sanchahe Nature Reserve, see the wild elephants herding and moving in companies, watch the trained elephants performing dancing, greeting and bathing, explore the tropical rainforest.

Wild Elephant Valley: Tourists can walk about on the overhead corridor and enjoy the scene of wild elephants bathing, playing water and seeking for food. The tree houses is the unique hotel built in the trees, so many foreigners are very interested in it.
Day 07 Xishuangbanna (Breakfast + Lunch)
Travel to Menglun, visit the the Arboretum of Tropical Plants. On the way, explore the morning Ganlanba bazaar and a village of ethnic Dai People.

Menglun Botanical Garden: More than 6,000 species of tropical plants from both China and abroad have been collected and cultivated in over 20 plant collections (garden). The Garden has been const constructed as a botanical garden with the largest area and the richest plant diversity in China.
Ganlanba: Known as "the Plume of the Peacock", with green trees all the year round and bamboo houses scattered around, the place is very attractive.
Day 08 Xishuangbanna - Kunming - Departure (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take flight to Kunming. We offer 5 options for today's tour:
1. Tour to the Dragon Gate in Western Hills.
2. Tour to Haigeng Park by the Dianchi Lake, where you will enjoy the nice view of the lake and see many seagulls.
3. Tour to Golden Temple.
4. Tour to Qiongzhu Temple.
5. Explore the Bird-Flower Market and Jinma Biji Archway.
Transfer to Kunming airport to connect with your onward flight.

Dragon Gate: A group of exquisite stone grottoes, rooms and Buddhist figures carved with excellent craftsmanship on a large natural rock. It is in Western Hill, a forest reserve that is suited at the west bank of the Dianchi Lake with flourishing flowers and dense forest.
Golden Temple: The present Golden Temple was built in 1670 A.D. during the Ming Dynasty. It is the most important and active Taoist temple in Kunming. The whole structure of the temple is made from bronze, weighs 280 tons and stands 6.7 metres in height and 7.8 metres in width.
Qiongzhu Temple: A Buddhist temple which was first built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Verdant old trees surround the temple and the peaks are always curled up by cloud and mist. The most impressive features in this temple are the 500 Arhat sculptures. Compared with Bodhisattvas, Arhats look more like human beings than Gods, and therefore they are popular among the common people and monks.


Hotels For The Above Tour

City Luxury Standard Comfortable
Kunming Green Lake Hotel
Kunming Hotel
Jixie Hotel
Dali Asia Star Hotel
Asia Star Hotel
Landscape Hotel
Lijiang Guan Fang Hotel
Wang Fu Hotel
Sanhe Hotel
Xishuangbanna Dai Garden Hotel
Banna Boutique Hotel
Golden Banna Hotel

Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide the information below so that we can quote precisely for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children in your party. If there are children under 12 years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from the above tour, please let us know your requests.


Service Includes

1. The economy-class air charges of the domestic flight or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities as specified in the itinerary.
2. The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one standard twin room with private facilities in all relevant locations. If a single client requests a twin room alone, the single room supplement will be charged.
3. For the land tour in each city, daily American breakfast is served in the hotel, and Chinese lunch and/or dinner will be served with two cups of soft drink outside the hotel. All meal arrangements are served as the itinerary specifies.
4. Private transfers for you and your party as a group between airports, train stations, hotels and all sightseeing spots. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
5. One private English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you on all normal sightseeing tours in each city.
6. Entrance fees to the tourist sites.
7. Should your tour include a cruise, then the shore excursion in groups and activities will be subject to the arrangements made by the cruise company.
8. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.

 

Service Excludes

1. The international or domestic air/train charge of arrival and departure.
2. Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drink, telex, telephone calls or overweight baggage charges.
3. Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
4. Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
5. Tips to Guide and driver, entirely voluntary.
6. Single Room Supplement.
What is single supplement? - The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.

Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Bamboo Monastery, Qiongzhu Temple
Bamboo Monastery
Golden Temple, Kunming
Golden Temple, Kunming
Dianchi Lake
Dianchi Lake
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
Lijiang Ancient Town
Lijiang Ancient Town

Naxi People, Lijiang
Naxi People, Lijiang
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Lijiang Ancient Town
Lijiang Ancient Town

Naxi People, Lijiang
Naxi People, Lijiang

Buddhist pagoda, Xishuangbanna
Buddhist pagoda
Wild Elephant Valley
Wild Elephant Valley
Dai People, Xishuangbanna
Dai People, Xishuangbanna

Tropical Plants Arboretum

Tropical Plants Arboretum
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