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Tour Code: YN-VN-02
 

Kunming / Lijiang / Dali / Kunming / Viet Nam(Hanoi, Halong Bay, Saigon) Tour (12 Days)

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan, located in China’s far southwest. She has mild climate and can be visited at any time of year. Meet at airport and Transfer to Bird and Plant Market, a daily market where local people sell birds, animal pets, indoor plants and flower.
Meal: Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Kunming

Day 2
Drive to visit Stone Forest, which is called the "No.1 Wonder under Heaven". The area is a deeply eroded limestone Karst area. The unique natural scenic and Sani people’s folklore are characteristics of the Stone Forest Scenic Area. Return journey to Kunming on the same day. Transfer to visit Cuihu Park, a city central lake where local people have pleasure time. Take evening train to Lijiang, the home of the Naxi minority people.
Meal: Breakfast / Chinese lunch / Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at the train
Transportation: Train (sleeping berth) from Kunming to Lijiang

Day 3
Upon arrival in Lijiang, transfer for breakfast. Then drive to visit Yufeng Monastery, a lama temple, which is famous for a 500-year-old camellia and is said to produce 10,000 blossoms in spring each year. Baisha Village and Wall Painting, the old capital of the Naxi, where you can admire the frescoes on one of its ancient temples. Sightsee in and Shuhe Old Town, a Naxi old town with fewer tourists. Enjoy Naxi ancient music in the evening.
Meal: Breakfast / Chinese lunch / Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Lijiang
Activity: Evening performance of Naxi Ancient Musical

Day 4
Transfer to visit Jade Spring Park, with its splendid view of 18,000-foot Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, stopping at the small Naxi Culture Museum to learn about their distinctive Dongba pictographic characters and religion. Sightseeing in and around Lijiang Old Town which was named a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. After lunch, drive to Dali, the home of the Bai minority people.
Meal: Breakfast / Chinese lunch / Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Dali

Day 5
Transfer to embark on a boat in Erhai lake. We may have chance to visit lakeside village. Drive to visit Three Pagodas,the landmark of Dali, which were built during the Tang and Song dynasty. Xizhou Bai’s village to visit Bai people’s family house and taste three courses tea. Zhoucheng Bai’s village to visit workmanship of batik. Balance of the day, Sightseeing in and around Ancient Dali Town, an ancient walled town set between sparkling Lake Erhai and the 12,000-foot Cangshan Mountains.
Meal: Breakfast / Chinese lunch / Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Dali

Day 6
Take morning flight from Dali to Kunming, Transfer to sightsee in Dragon Gate in Western Hills, a group of grottoes, sculptures, corridors and pavilions chiseled from the cliff. You can get views of Lake Dian. Take evening flight from Kunming to Hanoi. On arrival in Hanoi, meet and transfer to hotel.
Meal: Breakfast / Chinese lunch / Chinese Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Hanoi
Transport: Flight from Dali to Kunming + Flight from Kunming to Hanoi

Day 7
Drive 3.5hrs to Halong Bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Boarding at 12h30 on a traditional junk for a memorable cruise in Halong Bay. Stop to visit natural caves and bathe in the turquoise sea.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch on board / Dinner on board
Accommodation: Overnight at hotel in Halong Bay

Day 8
Continually discover many islands and caves in Halong Bay by junk. Disembark at noon. Return journey to Hanoi. Stop to visit Goal Thap Pagoda on the way. Walk in Hanoi Old Quarter, visit Literature Temple or ethnography museum.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Hanoi
Activility: Evening performance of Water Puppet Show

Day 9
Depart to the central part of Vietnam. On arrival at Da Nang airport, transfer to Hoi An, which was originally one of major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. Visit of Hoi An Town with mixed the culture of Vietnam/Chinese/Japanese with Chinese tiled houses, Chinese temples, Japanese covered bridge. Enjoy dinner on the bank of Thu Bon river.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Hoi an town

Day 10
Depart to visit Cham museum (rich collection of Cham sculptures from in 14-15 century back with Indian influences). Then transfer from Hoi an to Da Nang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City(also called Saigon). On arrival, transfer to visit Cu Chi tunnels, the "Iron Triangle", Viet Cong basement in the American war. Return journey to Ho Chi Minh on the same day.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Ho Chi Ming City

Day 11
Drive to visit Cai Be, the country village of Vietnam. Boat trip to observe the local lifestyle through small canals in the delta region. Visit He floating market with sellers and buyers bargaining and exchanging their goods from their boats. Roaming around and observe how the people make the living from fruit trees such as coconut, corn and other local product. Return journey to Ho Chi Min city. Stop to visit Cho Lon, Saigon's China town.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner 
Accommodation: Overnight in Ho Chi Ming City

Day 12
Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport, where this tour ends.
Meal: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Ho Chi Ming City    

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*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
* 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.
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