Charming Yunan, 7 days-6 nights
This tour offers fantastic explorations of lovely old towns and gorgeous natural spots in Yunan, one of the most traditional and attractive provinces in China.
Day 1: Kunming
Arrival in Kunming, airport pick-up, hotel check-in
Afternoon city tour with visits to the special Bamboo temple with many vivid clayed statues and the interesting bird and flower market.
Day 2: Kunming - Shilin – Dali old town (B-L)
Transfer to visit the Naigu stone forest, nice walk around the park to admire amazing collums of rocks of different sizes and shapes; have picnic lunch at the park
Drive back to Kunming and take evening train to Dali after dinner (excluded)
O/N on train
Day 3: Dali old town (B)
Early arrival in Dali new town, transfer to Dali old town, hotel check-in
Afternoon city walk, take chairlift to the Gongzhen Mountain.
Day 4: Dali old town – Lijiang Old town (B)
Transfer to the delightful old town of Lijiang with a short stop at the interesting Xizhou village of Bai people. Arrival in Lijiang, hotel check-in
Afternoon nice walks around the old town of cobbled streets, criss-crossed canals, and from A to Z souvenir shops, enjoy lively dancing performance by Naxi ladies at the market square
Day 5: Lijiang – Tiger Leaping Gorge – Sangrila (B-L-D)
Transfer to the gorgeous Tiger Leaping Gorge (16km long and 3,900m deep), one of the deepest gorges in the world, enjoy a rather tough but very impressive 3 - hour- hike
Afternoon transfer to Sangrila, an interesting town with some Tibetan features
Day 6: Sangrila (B-L-D)
Visit the interesting Ganden Sumtseling Gompa, a 300-year-old Tibetan Monastery complex with around 600 monks, beautiful Napa lake with a short horse ride, and pleasant walks around the tranquil Tiansheng park.
Afternoon: leisure walks in the old town of Sangrila
Dinner: Tibetan hotpot
Day 7: Sangrila – Kunming (B)
Morning flight to Kunming.
Then connecting flight to another country or back home
End of service
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast (based on twin sharing)
- All meals indicated in the program (B=breakfast, L= lunch, D=dinner)
- All ground transport on tour with A/C vehicles , train, 1 domestic flight
- All entrance fees
- Local English speaking guides (other languages upon request)
- International flight tickets to and from China
- Single entry Visa for China
- Personal Insurance
- Personal expenses such as other meals, drinks, camera fees
- All other accounts not mentioned in the above inclusions.