Yunnan Experience 8 Days

Yunnan Experience  8 Days

The Yunnan Province is a mountainous wonderland in southern China, home to diverse and colourful minority groups. The region is noted for its beautiful landscapes and the world heritage town of Lijiang which offers a fascinating glimpse back in time.

Kunming • Dali • Lijiang
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
    Yunnan Experience  8 Days

    Day 1 – Arrive Kunming
    Arrive Kunming airport where you will be met by your guide. Tour the Western Hills for magnificent views and temples, then to Dragon Gate to overlook Lake Dianchi.
    Stay two nights at the New Era Hotel or Holiday Inn.
    Day 2 – Kunming
    Take an excursion to the fascinating Stone Forest, a large area of eroded limestone peaks. (B,L)
    Day 3 – Kunming to Dali
    Fly to Dali. See the Old City Wall and take a cruise on beautiful Erhai Lake.
    Stay two nights at the Landscape Hotel. (B,L)
    Day 4 – Dali
    Visit the ancient town of Xizhou with time to browse through the market. Dali’s Three Pagodas are amongst the oldest standing structures in Yunnan and, when reflected in the lake, make stunning photo subjects. (B,L)
    Day 5 – Dali to Lijiang
    A delightful journey through valleys and mountains leads to Lijiang, a unique world heritage listed town of wooden houses and stone streets laced with swift flowing canals. Visit Black Dragon Pool.
    Stay three nights at the Lijiang Wangfu Hotel. (B,L)
    Day 6 – Lijiang
    Drive to Jade Dragon Snow Peak and ride the cable car to a mountain meadow. Visit a Naxi village to view Baisha Wall Murals depicting Ming legends. (B,L)
    Day 7 – Tiger Leaping Gorge excursion
    Travel on the Yunnan-Tibet road, stopping at the First Bend in the Yangtze River, then along a winding mountain road to Tiger Leaping Gorge where the river thunders through a narrow and deep gorge. (B,L)
    Day 8 – Lijiang to Kunming
    Fly back to Kunming for connection to flight home. (B)

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    • Departure dates and prices

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      Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.   Please confirm prices when booking.

    • Price Includes:
      • 7 nights in quality, well located 4 star hotels
      • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, plus a glass of local beer, tea or bottled water with lunch
      • All transfers, sightseeing and entrance fees
      • Flights Kunming-Dali, Lijiang-Kunming, airport and airline taxes and fuel surcharges

      Price Excludes:

      • Visa fees
      • Gratuities

      Tour prices and inclusions based on a minimum of 2 passengers. Surcharges may apply for travel 1-5 May, 1-8 Oct and 24 Dec-5 Jan.


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    • Loose yourself(!) in the Stone Forest
    • Wandering the quaint streets of Heritage listed Lijiang
    • The noise and the spray as the Yangtze River thunders through narrow Tiger Leaping Gorge
    • Cable car ride with views of Jade Dragon Snow Peak