Overview: The 12 days China Yunnan Tour for tourist minority culture and nature interests to visit Jianshui Ancient Town, Yuanyang terraced rice paddy fields, Erhai Lake, Lijiang Old Town, Xizhou Old Town, Black Dragon Pool Park, Yuhu Village, Shuhe Old Town, Shigu Old Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shangri-la Old Town, Pudacuo National Park, Stone Forest...
Upon arrival in Kunming, you will meet your local tour guide at the airport and be escorted to your hotel. The rest of the day is your free relax, or step out onto the city for a little adventure of your own.
After breakfast in your hotel, you will be driven to Jianshui, visit the Zhang Family's Garden, Confucian Temple and Jianshui Ancient Town.
You today's tour will start with a morning visit to the Double Dragon Bridge, then drive to Yuanyang to view the breathtaking Yuanyang terraced rice paddy fields and the sunset at Tiger Mouth.
Today you will enjoy the terraced rice paddy fields and the sunrise at Duoyishu and visit a local ethnic fair at Xinjie Town. Later drive back to Kunming.
After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport to fly to Dali. Upon your arrival at Dali, you will visit the Three Pagodas and take a boat cruise on Erhai Lake.
Today you will visit Xizhou Old Town and Bai Minority's Houses, drive to Lijiang for romantic sightseeing around Lijiang Old Town and Black Dragon Pool Park.
After breakfast you will explore Yuhu Village, Joseph Rock's Former Residence, ancient murals in Baisha Village and Suhe Old Town. Optional ethnic night show - Lishui Jinsha.
Today you will be driven to visit Shigu Old Town and view the The First Bend on the Yangtze River. And then go head for Tiger Leaping Gorge, process to Shangri-la Old Town.
Pay a morning visit the Pudacuo National Park, famous for its plants, lakes, rare animals and birds. And then you come to see Gedan Songzanlin Lamasery, a temple which is nicknamed " The Lesser Potala Palace". Lastly enjoy an evening exploration the Zhongdian Old Town.
Fly back to Kunming and visit Yunnan Ethnic Village. And then come to the forest park on Western Mountains where you can have a commanding view of the beautiful Dianchi Lake at Dragon Gate.
After breakfast, you will pay a full day to see Kunming Flowers & Birds Market, Yuantong Temple and Stone Forest.
Today you will be free until your local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to next destionation.
Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.
Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.
Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.