Private 8 Days Colourful Yunnan Trip
Retail Rate (Including tax; Per Pax;the price is for time period from March to November; and clients could enjoy 3% discount for each of person when booking tour from December to February during winter low season，please email us directly for specific quotation if the members of group exceed 10)
Minimum of 1 adult required
Supplier Product ID: AMC - 036
Tour Type: Pivate Tour
Why book with us?
Know Before You Book
1: Wear casually and pay attention to the climate.
2: Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
3: Children 14 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.
4. English-speaking travelers available in the bus only;
5. Excellent English Speaking tour guide;
6: Tour must be booked 3 days in advance at least.
7：Please provide all clients’s email address. Interntational cell phone number(opening international roaming function) . passport numbers. Full names and Beijing’s hotel information you stay, so that the English guide could contact clients and confirm picking up detials before group tour.
Attractions: Stone Forest. Golden Temple. Erhai Lake. Yuquan Park. Lijiang Ancient Town. Black Dragon Pool: Tiger Leaping Gorge . Songzanlin Lama Temple. Western Hills Bitahai Lake
Price per person:
1 person / USD 2223
Rate Start Date: February 1st 2016
Our guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer to your kungming hotel. Free time in the afternoon.
After breakfast, drive 90 KM to Lunan county to visit the Stone Forest. Back to Kunming in the afternoon. Visit the Golden Temple.
Stone Forest: A world of innumerable bizarre shaped stone peaks, stalacto-stalagmites, substerranean rivers and underground limestone caves created by wind and water erosion some 270 million years ago.
Golden Temple: A Daoist temple constructed in 1602 AD, the main building of which is cast entirely in bronze weighing about 280 tons.Take overnight train tonight.
Have a cruise in the Erhai Lake. Visit Bai people's Tie Dying Cloth with Wax, villages of Bai People with traditional architecture courtyard in Xizhou Township. Pay a visit to the Three Pagodas in the Chong Sheng Temple and Dali Ancient City.
Erhai Lake: One of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China and the largest highland lake next to Dianchi Lake in Kunming. The white snow over the green Cangshan Mountain and the limpid water of Erhai Lake have earned Dali the fame of "Jade Erhai and Silver Cangshan." It would be a great pity if people travelling to Dali do not go for a boat ride in the lake.
Bai people: The Bai people have a long history and well-developed culture. 80% of the population of 1.39 million live in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture around the Erhai Lake with exquisite scenery. The Bai people have their own spoden language but do not have a written one.
Three Pagodas: Between Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake, the Three Pagodas stand like the legs of a huge tripod. In the time of Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms, Chongshengsi Monastery was the largest monastery in this area and the Three Pagodas were a part of it. Weathering through the storms and earthquakes in the past to 10 centuries and more, the Three Pagodas still elegantly stand there. They are the symbols of outstanding architectural technology, and the brilliant culture of Dali.
Dali Ancient City: A historically and culturally famous city of China, is renowned for her historical interest, and an important pass of the ancient "Silk Route of the South".
Drive 3.5 hours to Lijiang. Visit the Black Dragon Pool in Yuquan Park and Lijiang Ancient Town.
Black Dragon Pool: As the water is as green and lucid as jade, the pond is also entitled "Jade Fountain". On the bank of the pond willows hang their withes like silk thread. One can see arbours and pavilions beside the pond, temples hidden in the trees and variegated flowers found everywhere.
Lijiang Ancient Town: The old town is famous for its scientific architectural layout. Crisscrossed by crystal-clear rivers and meandering cobbled streets, it has a high research value and is a treasure in the field of urban construction in China.
Visit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the Baisha Murals and the Ancient Shuhe Village of Naxi People.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: The mountain is situated some 15 km. north of Lijiang County, with thirteen peaks resembling jade pillars holding the sky, it stands majestically on the east side of the Jinshajiang River. The main peak, Mount Fan (Shanzifeng), is 5,596 m. above sea level, and is annually snowcapped.
Baisha Murals: Lijiang's murals are works of the Ming Dynasty (1368¨C1644). They were originally distributed among the Juexiansi Temple and twelve others, nine of which fell to ruins. The remaining four temples have altogether 55 murals, with a total area of 139.22 sq. m.
Naxi people: The Naxi ethnic minority has a population of 277,800, most of whom live in concentrated communities in the Lijiang Naxi Autonomous County in Yunnan Province. More than 1,000 years ago, the Naxi people had already created pictographic characters called the "Dongba" script and a syllabic writing known as the "Geba" script. With these scripts they recorded a lot of beautiful folklore, legends, poems and religious classics.
After that, you will explore Ancient City Wall to see a breath taking city view there. You also have option to take a cycling tour to browse the area. After that, you will visit the ceramics factory. Then, go to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. Go back your hotel and relax after a pleasant day.
Drive 180Km to Shangri-la. On the way, visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge and the First bend of the Yangtze River.
Tiger Leaping Gorge: One of the longest, deepest and narrowest gorges in the world.
First bend of the Yangtze River: The upper reaches of the Yangtze River is named the Jinsha River, which originates from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The Jinsha River flowed southward along the Hengduan Mountain ranges and was forced to the turn to north because of the Alpine movements which caused changes in the earth's physiognomy. When the river reaches Shigu Township, it makes an abrupt turn and flows further northward, forming the rare V-shape bend.
Visit the Songzanlin Lama Temple, the Pudacuo Scenic region (including Shudu Lake, Bita Lake resort and Xiaji Resort.), and a Tibetan family near Napahai Reserve.
Songzanlin Lama Temple: A typical Lama monastery. Located at the foot of Mt. Foping, four kilometers north of Zhongdian County, a monastery was first built here in 1679 and has been rebuilt many times.
Bitahai Lake: The lake is an intact natural attraction with various species of flora and fauna and, of course, picturesque landscapes. In Tibetan language, Bita means "a piece of land as soft as cattle hair felt". With an altitude of 3,539 meters (about 11,608 feet), the lake is the highest in Yunnan Province. Shaped like lively deer, it covers an area of 166 hectares.
Shudu Lake: The lake is known for its clear water, and the peaceful environment of the area around here. The lake abounds in unique species of fish, with double lips and a golden color.
Tour to the Dragon Gate in Western Hills, then visit Bird & Flower market. Transfer to the airport for your departure.
Western Hills: Located at the west bank of the Dianchi Lake, Western Hills is set in mountains well covered by evergreen woods and filled with sweet songs by lovely birds, perfect for hiking. Dragon Gate consists of the Sanqing Temple Complex and the Dragon Gate Grotto Complex.
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