8 Days Romantic Kunming, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La Tour

Tour Code: CTA-YN-08

Duration: 8 Days

Visit: Kunming,Dali,Lijiang,Shangri-La,

Note: Taking a wonderful 8 day tour to Yunnan by train which will prove to be an unforgettable experience. Visit the most romantic destinatio of the province of eternal spring. Be amazed by what this 8 day tour has to offer!

Starting From: $ 1176 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

Taking a wonderful 8 day tour to Yunnan by train which will prove to be an unforgettable experience. Visit the most romantic destinations of the province of eternal spring. Be amazed by what this 8 day tour has to offer! 

  • Private transfer by coach.
  • Private English speaking guide.
  • Enjoy the natural scenery in Yunnan
 
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Number of Travelers
Adults (>12):
Children(2-12):
Babies(0-2):
 

  • Itinerary
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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Kunming

    Arrive in Kunming

    Attraction & Activities:

    Kunming Changshui International Airport

    Meals:

    No Meal

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Jinjiang Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Great view Hotel or similar

    Your guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel to check in.

    Kunming Changshui International Airport:
    Kunming Changshui International Airport (IATA: KMG, ICAO: ZPPP) is the primary airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China.

  • Day

    02

    Kunming

    Kunming

    Attraction & Activities:

    Stone Forest, Green Lake Park

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Jinjiang Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Great view Hotel or similar

    Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby, you will then be transferred to visit Stone Forest, which is World Karst Gem, Hometown of Ashima.

    Afterwards you will be transferred back to Kunming to visit 
    Green Lake Park (Cuihu Park), which was created in the 17th century on the west side of the Wuhua Mountain in Kunming. It is sometimes described as the "Jade in Kunming".

    Stone Forest:
    The Stone Forest, World Natural Heritage, is 78 kilometers to the southeast of “ Spring City” Kunming and is well-known for typical karst geology and geomorphology characteristic.

    Green Lake Park (Cuihu Park): Green Lake Park, also called Cuihu Park, is an urban park which was created in the 17th century on the west side of the Wuhua Mountain in Kunming. It is sometimes described as a "Jade in Kunming".

  • Day

    03

    Kunming to Dali (By Flight)

    Kunming to Dali (By Flight)

    Attraction & Activities:

    The Ancient City of Dali

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Regent Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★landscape Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Runzeyuan Hotel or similar

    In the morning, you will be transferred to Kunming Airport to take a flight to Dali. Another guide will meet you at Dali airport and you will proceed to visit The Ancient City of Dali. 

    Later you will also visit the Three Pagodas, which is made of three ancient independent pagodas forming a symmetrical triangle. This is unique in China. A visit to the Three pagodas should not be missed by any visitor to Dali City.

    The Ancient City of Dali: Dali Ancient City, also called Yeyu City, Forbidden City, Zhonghezhen, lies 3 kilometers north from Xiaguan, the capital of Dali Prefecture. Embracing Erhai Lake in the east and adjoining Cangshan Mountain in the west, Dali City was first established in the early period of the Ming Dynasty.

    Three Pagodas:
    The Pagodas are located at Chongshen Monastery and were originally built in the 9th and 10th centuries.

  • Day

    04

    Dali to Lijiang (By Coach)

    Dali to Lijiang (By Coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Shaping Market, Zhoucheng Town, Old Town of Lijiang

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Manxin Resort Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Hexi Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Sanhe Inn or similar

    After your hotel breakfast, you will be transferred to visit Shaping Market, north of Butterfly Spring. Later, you will visit the houses of Bai People in Xizhou and Zhoucheng Town. Afterwards you will also visit Lijiang Ancient Town.

    Shaping Market: Famous as the weekly morning market of Dali, the best time to visit is 9:00AM – 2:00PM.

    Xizhou: Xizhou Village is not only a historically famous city but also a typical commercial center of Bai Ethnic Nationality. The old houses and streets are well preserved.

    Zhoucheng Village: Zhoucheng is the main village that has the largest percentage of Bai people in Dali. The village is famous for its tie dyeing techniques.

    Lijiang Ancient Town:
    Lijiang Ancient town was constructed since the turning of Song and Yuan Dynasties and was most prosperous during the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Covering 3.8 square kilometers, the town has a history of more than 800 years 
  • Day

    05

    Lijiang

    Lijiang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Black Dragon Pool, Former Residence of Joseph Rock, Dongba Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Manxin Resort Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Hexi Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Sanhe Inn or similar

    After your hotel breakfast you will be transferred to visit Black Dragon Pool. You will then proceed to visit The Former Residence of Rock in Yuhu Village and Dongba Museum.

    Black Dragon Pool: Located at the food of Elephant Hill, The Black Dragon Pool is a famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park.

    Former Residence of Joseph Rock: To honor Joseph Rock an American Botanist that spent 27 years in Lijiang studying the ethnic minorities, the Naxi people in Lijiang built a memorial hall at his former residence in Yuhu Village at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

    Dongba Museum: Located near Yuquan Garden in Lijiang, Yunnan, Dongba Museum is a museum which was designed to display the splendid Dongba culture of the Naxi (Nakhi) people.

  • Day

    06

    Lijiang to Shangri-La (By coach)

    Lijiang to Shangri-La (By coach)

    Attraction & Activities:

    The First Bend of Yangtze River, Stone Drum Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Nansa Park Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Zhaxidele Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Moonlight City Inn or similar

    Today you will visit the First Bend of Yangtze River and Stone Drum Town. You will also take a trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge one of world famous grand canyons.

    After, you will be driven to Shangri-La to check in to your hotel.

    First Bend of Yangtze River: The Yangtze River Bend, as its name denotes, is the place where the south running river suddenly turns northward due to changes in the shape of the nearby mountain ranges which form a mammoth V shape at this spot.

    Stone Drum Town: The town is located to the west of Lijiang Old Town.

    Tiger Leaping Gorge: The Tiger Leaping Gorge is situated approximately 100 kilometers from Lijiang and is a natural preservation UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gorge is said to be the deepest canyon in the world and is one of the most distinctive geological wonders of the world.

  • Day

    07

    Shangri-La

    Shangri-La

    Attraction & Activities:

    Songzanlin Lamasery, Nixi Black Pottery Village

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Nansa Park Hotel or similar Deluxe ★★★★Zhaxidele Hotel or similar Tourist ★★★Moonlight City Inn or similar

    In the morning, visit the Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. You will then visit Nixi Black Pottery Village. This is a small Tibetan village situated along the route from Deqing to Zhongdian. Afterwards, you will visit a Tibetan Family.

    Songzanlin Lamasery: Situated at the foot of the Foping Mountains, Songzanlin Lamasery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province and one of the 13 famous monasteries of Tibetan Kham.

    Nixi Black Pottery Village: Once an important city of the Ancient Tea Horse Road, the village has been famous for its pottery for thousands of years.

  • Day

    08

    Depart from Shangri-La

    Depart from Shangri-La

    Attraction & Activities:

    Shangri-La Diqing Airport

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★/

    Your guide will transfer you to the airport after your hotel breakfast and you will take a flight to your next destination.

    Shangri-La Diqing Airport:
    Diqing Shangri-La Airport (IATA: DIG, ICAO: ZPDQ) is an airport in the Dêqên Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China.

Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Sept. 26, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2018 Low Season
2 Persons--$ 1175- / - / $ 180
Sept. 26, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2018 Shoulder Season
2 Persons--$ 1201- / - / $ 240
Sept. 26, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2018 High Season
2 Persons--$ 1374- / - / $ 405
Remarks

* The group size is from 2 adults up.  And it is open for people to sign up 10 days prior of tour start day.
* If you sign up together for 6 persons up, you can have a coach with private tour guide and driver.
* Child with bed: 100% Child no bed: 80%
* Surcharge for Golden Week:
USD15/person/night for Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 3), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8), and Chinese New Year Holidays.
* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance tickets fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Domestic Airfare with taxes from Kunming to Dali
  • Meals: 6 Chinese lunches.
  • Private transfers between airport, hotel and scenic spots while sightseeing by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Guide service: English speaking tour guide.
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share.

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver. (Tiping standard: USD8/person/day.)