8 Days Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangrila Muslim Train Tour

Tour Code: M2C-SIC-YN-04

Duration: 8 Days

Visit: Kunming,Dali,Lijiang,Shangri-La

Note: The best way to travel through Kunming, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-la is by train. Take a train from Kunming to Dali, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.

Starting From: $ 546 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

The best way to travel through Kunming, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-la is by train. Take a train from Kunming to Dali, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. 

  • Entrance Fees & English speaking guide servie
  • 6 Halal Lunches & 7 Nights Hotel
  • Train tickets: from Kunming to Dali(soft sleeper)
  • Transfers between airports, hotels, scenic spots
 
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  • Itinerary
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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Kunming

    Arrive in Kunming

    Attraction & Activities:

    Kunming Changshui International Airport

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Grand Park Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Golden Dragon Hotel Tourist ★★★Baiyun Hotel

    Arrive in Kunming and you will be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who will be holding a sign with your name. A comfortable vehicle and experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will assist you with checking in. The rest of today free for your own explorationg of this beautiful city.
  • Day

    02

    Stone Forest Kunming -Dali (7 Hours Night Train)

    Stone Forest Kunming -Dali (7 Hours Night Train)

    Attraction & Activities:

    Stone Forest,,Green Lake Park (Cuihu Park),Flower and Bird Market

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Tourist ★★★Overnight on the train from Kunming to Dali

    Guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and then transfer you to visit Stone Forest, which is the World Karst Gem, Hometown of Ashima. You will have lunch there. Transfer back to Kunming downtown, visit Green Lake Park, an urban park which was created in the 17th century on the west side of the Wuhua Mountain in Kunming. You will also pay a visit to the Flower and Bird Market.

    You will then board an overnight train to Dali.

    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

    Dali

    Dali

    Attraction & Activities:

    Er hai Lake

    Meals:

    Breakfast on your own, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Regent Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Landscape Hotel Tourist ★★★Landscape Hotel

    Guide will meet you at the train station upon arrival in the morning. After settlings things down at Ancient city of Dali, you will visit the Three pagodas in Chongshen Monastery which has a History of over 1,800 years located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain facing to the Erhai Lake. After lunch, you’ll cruise in Erhai Lake by the small boat to the Jinsuo Islet in the east Erhai Lake. There are 200 Bai ethnic families around 1,000 people in Jinsuo Island. On Erhai Lake cruise, you will enjoy the green Cangshan Mountain and the Three Pagodas from a far as well as lots of birds and seagulls flying over the lake.

    Erhai Lake: Erhai Lake, named after its ear-shape, is one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China. The beautiful scenery and limpid waters of Erhai Lake are very charming and attractive. 
  • Day

    04

    Dali - Lijiang

    Dali - Lijiang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Xizhou Village,Zhoucheng Town,Black Dragon Pool,Dongba Museum,Old Town of Lijiang

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Yibang Residence hotel Deluxe ★★★★Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel Tourist ★★★Sanhe Hotel

    Explore Dali Ancient Town in the early morning, you will head for Xizhou Village and fully appreciate the Bai-style traditional architectural courtyards, taste their fragrant Three-Course Tea and explore their distinctive culture. Visit Zhoucheng Village and the Bai people's Tie-dying cloth workshop where you can take some special souvenir with the Bai ethnic style. At last, you will visit the Ancient Dali Town, walk around the Foreigner Street and enjoy the relax time with local people. After climbing up to the City Wall of Dali, you will have panoramic view of the Erhai Lake.

    Then drive is about 180 kilometers to Lijiang with the beautiful farmlands and ethnic villages on the way. After lunch you’ll head for the scenic Black Dragon Pool and the Dongba Museum to explore the rich Naxi minority culture.

    In the late afternoon, explore Lijiang Old Town. Lijiang Old Town has a History more than 800 years; it was listed as the World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO 1997. Here you will see the wonderful wooden architecture of Naxi ethnic people.
  • Day

    05

    Lijiang

    Lijiang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Baisha Mural,Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Yibang Residence hotel Deluxe ★★★★Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel Tourist ★★★Sanhe Hotel

    Pay a visit to the Mural in Baisha Village in the morning, the Murals there combine the cultures of Han, Tibet, Naxi together, displaying the life stories of the Tibet Buddhism, Confucian and Taoism. Then transfer you ot visit The Yulong Snow Mountain. It is also called Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and now is a famous scenic spot for sightseeing, mountaineering, skiing, exploration, scientific research and taking holiday.

    Baisha Mural:
    Baisha Mural is located at Baisha Villages, 10km north of Lijiang. Although the traditional houses do not look impressive, this was the cradle of the Naxi culture and ancient capital of the Naxi Kingdom.

    Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: Jade Dragon Snow Mountain now is a famous scenic spot for sightseeing, mountaineering, skiing, exploration, scientific research and taking holiday.

  • Day

    06

    Lijiang - Shangri-la

    Lijiang - Shangri-la

    Attraction & Activities:

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

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Paradise Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Shiner Hotel Tourist ★★★Shunxin Hotel

    Drive 50km to the First Bend of Yangtze River, the Yangtze River Bend, as its name denotes, is the spot 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. Then visit Stone Drum Tower, owning a Memorial Monument of Red Army’s Long March, and been an important site in the ancient times of Tea-Horse trade caravan.  

    Finally, visit 
    Tiger Leaping Gorge. Being one of world famous grand canyons, Tiger-Leaping Gorge Scenic Spot is the best destination for exploration and self-challenge for its profundity, steepness, beauty and uniqueness.

    Then drive to Shangri-la and check in hotel.

    The First Bend of Yangtze River:
    The Yangtze River Bend, as its name denotes, is the spot 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.

    Tiger Leaping Gorge: Being one of world famous grand canyons, Tiger-Leaping Gorge Scenic Spot is the best destination for exploration and self-challenge for its profundity, steepness, beauty and uniqueness.

  • Day

    07

    Shangri-la

    Shangri-la

    Attraction & Activities:

    Songzanlin Lamasery,Bita Lake,Shudu Lake,Pudacuo National Park

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Paradise Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Shiner Hotel Tourist ★★★Shunxin Hotel

    In the morning, visit the Ganden Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan. Songzanlin Monastery has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace', so named because the whole monastery is in the traditional style with mysterious atmosphere.

    Afterwards, you'll visit the tranquil 
    Bita Lake & Shudu Lake in Pudacuo National Park. Pudacuo National Park is located in one of the most biologically-diverse regions of the world. While the region comprises only 0.7 percent of China's land area, it contains more than 20 percent of the country's plant species, about one-third of its mammal and bird species and almost 100 endangered species.

  • Day

    08

    Depart from Shangri-la

    Depart from Shangri-la

    Attraction & Activities:

    Shangri-La Diqing Airport

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    You are free for leisure until transfer to airport to take flight for your next destination (excluding flights). 
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Jan. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2015
Price Type Tour Class Tour Price
Adult Group Tour $ 606
Child (3-11yrs) Group Tour $ 545
Remarks

1) Group size is from 6 persons up.
2) Additional charge for accommodation for weekend is USD15 per person per night
3) Additional charge for accommodation for special holidays is USD25 per person per night. Special holidays include: Christmas, Easter, New Year, Chinese New Year. Labor Day Holidays from May 1-7, National Day Holidays from Oct 1 to 7.
4) Tipping standard per person per day: USD3 for tour guide, USD2 for driver.
5) Our service is based on seat-in-coach service. We have coach service with English speaking tour guide in many cities. After you have bought our tours, we will piick you up from airport/hotel/ferry terminal, take you to visit famous attractions in town.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: 6 Halal Lunches.
  • Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Train tickets: from Kunming to Dali (soft sleeper). 
  • Guide: English speaking guide. 
  • 7 Nights 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: USD5/person/day.)