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9-Day Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - Shangri-La - Kunming

  • Code: KM-L/S01
  • Category: Luxury & Standard
  • Departure: Daily
From $1220.00 per person Enquiry
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[ B - Breakfast L - Lunch D - Dinner ]

Dali Old Town
Dali Old Town

Day 01: Arrival in Kunming
When you arrive at Kunming airport, our guide will hold a welcome sign with your name on it to meet you at the Airport. You will see him/ her after you go through the baggage claim area. Then private transfer will take you to the well-selected hotel and you may have a good rest for the rest of the day to recover from the jet lag.

Day 02: Kunming
Today the highlight excursion will take you to visit the Qiongzhu Temple and the incredible must - the Stone Forest. Located in the west outskirt of Kunming, the Qiongzhu Temple is outstanding for its five hundred colorful statues of arhats produced in the Qing dynasty. Nowadays these statues have become precious cultural heritage in Buddhism. In the whole afternoon, you will immerse yourself in the Stone Forest which covers an area of 400 square kilometers in Lunan and is really the marvelous spectacle of nature. Consisting of seven scenic spots like Major Stone Forest, Minor Stone Forest, Naigu Stone Forest, Strange Wind Cave, Zhiyun Cave, Long Lake, Dadie Waterfall and other attractions, the Stone Forest now is praised as   one of the four most famous natural sceneries in China. (B+L)

Day 03: Kunming - Dali
Today you will take an early morning flight to Dali. Your local guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Visit the Erhai Lake Park, the Three Pagoda Temple and the Dali Old Town. The Erhai Lake is a famous plateau lake in Kunming with an altitude of 1972 meters. Due to less pollution, the water is so blue and peaceful that it is long been known as Pearl among the Plateau. The Three Pagoda Temple is regarded as the cultural symbol of Dali Ancient town and is a typical architecture style of Tang Dynasty. In the afternoon you will stroll around Dali Ancient town to feel the atmosphere of the town. (B+L)

Minority people in Yunnan
Ethnic minority girls dancing with bamboo poles

Day 04: Dali - Lijiang
Drive to Lijiang today and the journey takes about three hours. On the way, visit a local market, the tie-dying in Zhoucheng and the Yan's Compound of Bai Minority in Xizhou. Upon arrival in Lijiang, you will be transferred to check in the local hotel. Then visit the Square Street of the Lijiang Old Town which is in the center of the town. Four streets stretch out in four directions and stores are standing one by one. You will find various kinds of goods or snacks on the street. (B+L)
Day 05: Lijiang
Toady you will visit the Baisha Village with its famous murals and also see Joseph Rock's former residence in Yuhu Village. You will also visit a local Naxi Family to acquaint yourself with some Naxi culture and their daily life. The rest of day is free for you to explore the town on your own. You can wander through the beautiful town to enjoy the stone bridges, clear streams, the paths and the traditional design of the local houses in a leisure and peaceful way in the town.  (B+L)
Day 06: Lijiang - Shangri-la
Drive to Shangri-La and transfer you to the hotel. On the way to Shangri-La, visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the First Bend of the Yangtze River and the Stone Drum Town. The Tiger Leaping Gorge is located about 100 kilometers northwest of Lijiang between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Haba Snow Mountain and it is the deepest  gorge in the world with an height of 3790 meters. (B+L)

Lijiang Old Town
 Lijiang Old Town

Day 07: Shangri-la
The day highlight tour will take you to visit the Songzanlin Temple, also known as Guihua Monastery, which is the biggest Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Yunnan. The monastery is built imitating the layout of the Polata Palace in Lhasa and hence came the alias 'the little Potala Palace'. Then visit the Bitahai Lake, Shudu Lake and a Tibetan family. The Bitahai Lake is well-known for its limpid water and the beautiful  natural scenery against the mountains and forests. (B+L)

Day 08:Shangri-la - Kunming
Take a flight to Kunming and transfer you to the hotel. Today you will visit the Golden Temple which is a famous Taoism temple. The Daguan Park and the Flowers and Birds Market will be followed afterwards. (B+L)
Day 09: Departure from Kunming

Your wonderful journey ends here by seeing you off at the airport. Hope for your next vocation with us. (B)

Luxury Standard
KunmingGrand Park Hotel   Kunming Hotel   
DaliDali Regent Hotel   Landscape Hotel   
LijiangCrowne Plaza Lijiang Ancient Town   WangFu Hotel   
Shangri-LaParadise Hotel   Shiner Hotel   
Based on per person and shown in US dollars. Valid from Mar. 1st, 2017 to Feb. 28th, 2018
Luxury Standard
Year Round Year Round
2-5 $2120.00 $1830.00
6-9 $1700.00 $1410.00
10 & above $1520.00 $1220.00
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