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Eight Nights Nine Days Indepth Private Tour to Yunnan

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Day 1: Arrival in Kunming

Stop At: Yuantong Temple, Yuantong Jie, Kunming China
You will be picked up from the airport. Visit 1200-year-old Yuantong Temple afterward, you'll be given a pair of candles and a set of 3 joss sticks, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, hear the monks chanting here. Later, check in hotel and take a relaxing rest.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kunming Jinjiang Hotel

Day 2: Kunming

Stop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park, Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000 China
Meet your private guide and driver at the hotel lobby at around 9 am. After 1.5 to 2 hours, you will see the Stone Forest. Appreciate numerous stone peaks with various sizes and shapes. Hence it is the reason that this magnificent scene has earned its name as the "First Wonder Under Heaven".
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jiuxiang Scenic Region, Jiuxiang Country, Yiliang (Zhaotong) County 652114 China
After lunch, depart for Yiliang county to visit the famous Jiuxiang Cave. You will step into the Jiuxiang Cave by elevator to see the 52-meter depth cave for exploring the magnificent underground world. Then take the cable car back to its entrance. The tour ends by transferring back to your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kunming Jinjiang Hotel

Day 3: Kunming

Stop At: Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100 China
Departure at 9 am, the first stop is West Hill, take the cable car, you can have a panoramic view at 400 square-kilometer Dianchi Lake and the whole city of Kunming.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming, Bailong Road, Panlong District, Kunming 650233 China
After lunch, you will tour around Kunming's symbol building-Jinma Biji Archway and the vibrant Flower and Bird Market, take a leisurely walk along Nanping Street. Through this short excursion tour, it offers you a very good impression of city Kunming. Return to hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kunming Jinjiang Hotel

Day 4: Kunming to Dali by Private Vehicle

Stop At: Dali, Dali, Yunnan
Picked up at 9am, after 3-hour driving, you will arrive at Yigu Town which has a history of over 2100 years. Then you will be continuously driven to Dali. Today you will have a late lunch at around 16:00, but there are many stops for resting, you can buy some snacks. After lunch, will reside in Dali Landscape Hotel, and tour around Dali ancient city.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Dali Landscape Hotel

Day 5: Dali

Stop At: Three Pagodas reflection Park, Dianzang Road, North-west of Dali Ancient City, Dali 671000 China
Pick up at 9am, visit “the three pagodas”, take outside photos of the three pagodas.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Xizhou Town, North Dali Old Town, Dali China
Go to Xizhou Town, exchange horse cabin for touring villages and Erhai Lake. Visit Bai residence, enjoy your lunch of local cheese of ethnic Bai.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yunnan Shaxi Ancient Town, Southwest of Jianchuan County, Dali China
After that, it will take 1.5 hours for you to arrive at Shaxi Old Town with a history of over 1500 years. The weekly market along the main streets are full of interesting stalls where the local people shop. Mushrooms, cheese, breads, household items, and bees/hornets!
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shaxi Laomadian Lodge

Day 6: Dali to Shangri-La by Private Vehicle

Stop At: Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), 100 km NW of Lijiang Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402 China
Picked up at 9am from hotel, fist stop at “Tiger Leaping Gorge” which is one of the deepest valley in the world, take a moment to enjoy the magnificent gorge view and rolling waves. After lunch, you will continuously be taken to Shangri-la.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Castle of Roses Hotel

Day 7: Shangri-La to Lijiang by Private Vehicle

Stop At: Songzanlin Temple Buried Treasure Exhibition Hall, Niwang Rd, Xianggelila Shi, Diqing Zangzuzizhizhou, Yunnan Sheng, China
After breakfast at 9am, you will be driven to Songzanlin Lamasery which is the largest Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Yunnan Province, experience unique religious atmophere here.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Napahai, Shangri-La, Deqen, Yunnan, China
After lunch, you will visit Napahai Lake, which is capped with deep snow during winter and spring. Walk around and take some beautiful pictures. Visiting Tibetan village, it will take around 3.5 hours for you to return Lijiang
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lijiang Ivy Garden Hotel & Resorts

Day 8: Lijiang

Stop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Yulong County 674100 China
After 9am breakfast, visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which is one part of the south Himalayas, you will visit YunShanPing by 5-minutes cable car after 15 minutes shuttle bus, the area has an altitude of 3300 meters above sea level. View the stunning landscape of Dragon Snow Mountain and its surrounding scenery capped with thick snow. After that, visit the white water river and the blue moon valley.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Baisha Ancient Town, North of Lijiang County, Yulong County 674100 China
Then visit Baisha Village where is the cradle for Naxi culture. You will have your lunch for tasting local Naxi BBQ and enjoy the life of Naxi, appreciate the ancient Baisha Mural Paintings, this a great invaluable painting, which is a combination of Tibetan Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lijiang Ivy Garden Hotel & Resorts

Day 9: Departure from Lijiang

Stop At: Black Dragon Pond Park, Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100 China
After breakfast, drive to Black Dragon Pool served as water source of ancient Lijiang city. If the weather is good, you can also have a look at the reflection of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the picture once was served as the Ad picture of Chinese tourism. After that, send you to Lijiang airport.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up your at the airport in Kunming.

Airports

  • Kunming Airport, Guandu, Kunming China
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Cable car as listed
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Yuantong Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Jiuxiang Scenic Region
  • Entry/Admission - Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)
  • Entry/Admission - Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
  • Entry/Admission - Songzanlin Temple Buried Treasure Exhibition Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Napahai
  • Entry/Admission - Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Baisha Ancient Town
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Three Pagodas reflection Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Other language option is available need to pay extra
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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