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Tour Code: YT1 
 

This tour is for those who first visite to Yunnan. It covers all of the most renowned places in Yunnan – Kunming, Stone Forest, Dali, Shaxi, Shangri La and Lijiang.

Itinerary: 

Day 1  Arrival in Kunming - 1h transfer. Altitude: 1895m 

Arrival in Kunming. Welcome by your guide and driver at the exit of airport. Discover the city of Kunming, including Cuihu park(Green Lake Park) and Yuantong Temple. Overnight in Kunming.

Day 2: Kunming - Stone Forest ~ 1.5h drive.
Transfer to the Stone Forest. We offer you a walk of about 2 hours between rocky peaks and sometimes through narrow paths, away from the trails crossed by many tourists. Return journey to Kunming to visit old area of Kunming. Overnight in Kunming.
 

Day 3: Kunming – Dali  Altitude: 1974m
Transfer to Kunming Railway Station to take the fast train to Dali (2h drive). Welcome by your guide and driver and visit the Three Pagodas, then the old town of Dali, then a stroll through its narrow streets. Overnight in Dali.


Day 4: Dali – Shaxi  2h30m drive. Altitude: 2050m
Transfer to visit Xizhou Bai village and its morning market, discovery of the pleasant village of the Zhoucheng Bai minority, especially specialized in the production of batiks. Then drive to Shaxi, discover the Shibaoshan Mountains, a superb group of Buddhist sculptures carved into the rock and very Zen temples. Discovery of Shaxi, former big trading center on the caravan route of the tea and horses. Overnight in Shaxi.

Day 5: Shaxi - Tiger Leaping Gorge - Shangri La ~ 4h drive.  Altitude: 3340m
Transfer to the Tibetan region of Shangri La. On the way, stop visiting the Tiger Leaping Gorge, among the deepest in the world among which flows the Yangtze River, between the mountain Haba (summit at 5396m) and the mountain Jade Dragon (summit at 5596m). Continue on a beautiful mountain road to Shangri La. Overnight in Shangri La.


Day 6: Shangri La
Starting visiting with the beautiful Tibetan Songzanlin Monastery. Walk to the local market and then through the old city, including the Bai Ji Si temple with beautiful views of the Shangri La and Shika Mountains. In the afternoon, discover and meet a Tibetan family, to taste Yak butter tea, "Tsampa" and Yak butter cheese, local specialties and bases of their daily food. Then visit Lake Napa. Attend and participate if you wish in spontaneous dances in the evening of locals in the Old Town Square. Overnight in Shangri La.

Day 7: Shangri La - Lijiang ~ 4h drive. Altitude: 2416m
Drive to Lijiang. In the afternoon, visit the Baisha village and discover 55 beautiful mural frescoes at the palace of Dabaoji. Also visit the Yuhu village at the foot of Mountain Jade Dragon. Continue to Lijiang Old Town. Overnight in Lijiang.

Day 8:
Visit Black Dragon Pond Park. Transfer to Lijiang Airport for your departure, where this tour ends.

Tour Price
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Price Includes Price doesn’t include
*Airport pickup upon your arrival in China and transfer to your hotel * Roundtrip air travel between your home and China and airport departure taxes on such travel
* all air and other transportation within China * the cost of your Chinese visa
* all airport departure taxes on included flight * personal insurance
* all accommodations (double occupancy) * personal items such as extra beverages at meals, food or snacks at times other than regular meal times, laundry, telephone, fax or Internet/E-mail access charges, film, fees for taking photographs or videos in certain locations, fees for changing money, individual transfers, medical expenses, excess baggage fees, customs duties, shopping and tips or gratuities.
* all Chinese meals (including one glass of beverage)
* transfers and permits
* entry fees for sightseeing attractions
* services of your guide throughout the trip
* drop off service at the airport of departure for leaving China

* Note. 1. This is a sample itinerary. We can offer customized and individual tours for you, please contact us for detail and prices.
            2. “Services of your guide throughout the trip” means that you’ll meet a local guide when you get to a new place each time during your tour. If you need a national guide from your entry to China throughout the trip, you need to pay extras.
            3. Meals include as listed above, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

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