|| Arrival -
Upon arrival in Kunming, you will be met at the
airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
|| Kunming -
Stone Forest - Kunming (Breakfast
Drive to Lunan County which
takes 2 hours and explore the Stone Forest Geological
Park. In the afternoon, return to Kunming.
Forest: Located in Lunan County which is about 120 kilometers from Kunming, the Stone Forest is made up of countless awesome natural rock formations - bunches of gray stone columns which look like stalagmites. Covering an area of 400 square kilometers, the whole area is like a fantastic maze with nice walking trail.
- Shangri-la (Breakfast
Take flight to Shangri-la.
Visit Songzanlin Lamasery, the Pudacuo Scenic
region (including Shudu Lake, Bita Lake
resort and Xiaji Resort.)
Bitahai Lake: Covering an area of 390 acres, it is one of the highlights in Potatso National Park. The lake is surrounded by dense forest which is scattered with azaleas. Bitahai Lake is very limpid and abundant in fish resources. There is a small wooded island in the center of the lake. Visitors can take a boat to go ashore the island
Lamasery: Originally built in 1679, it is a massive typical Lama monastery with traditional Tibetan architectural style. The roofs of the temple are gilded copper, making the whole complex look much grand and magnificent. There are more than 700 Tibetan Buddhist monks living in the temple; and it houses many precious art works accumulated from the past dynasties.
- Kunming - Departure
After breakfast, take flight to Kunming. We offer
5 options for today's tour:
1. Tour to the Dragon Gate in Western Hills.
2. Tour to Haigeng Park by the Dianchi Lake, where
you will enjoy the nice view of the lake and see
3. Tour to Golden Temple.
4. Tour to Qiongzhu Temple.
5. Explore the Bird-Flower Market and Jinma Biji
Transfer to Kunming airport to connect with your
Gate: A group of exquisite stone grottoes,
rooms and Buddhist figures carved with excellent
craftsmanship on a large natural rock. It is in
Western Hill, a forest reserve that is suited
at the west bank of the Dianchi
Lake with flourishing flowers and dense forest.
Temple: The present Golden Temple was built
in 1670 A.D. during the Ming Dynasty. It is the
most important and active Taoist temple in Kunming.
The whole structure of the temple is made from
bronze, weighs 280 tons and stands 6.7 metres
in height and 7.8 metres in width.
Temple: Named after a kind of bamboo called Qiongzhu, it is located in the beautiful wooded Yu'an Mountain. Originally built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the monastery is famous for its collection of 500 Buddhist Arhat statues dating from the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). At the back of the temple, there are many green bamboos.
For The Above Tour
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The number of adults and the number of children in
your party. If there are children under 12 years,
they can enjoy the preferential price.
Your approximate travel date.
The code of the tour that you are interested in. Each
tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top
of the page where the tour is.
Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or
If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for
you that is different from the above tour, please
let us know your requests.
The economy-class air charges of the domestic flight
or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities as
specified in the itinerary.
The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing
one standard twin room with private facilities in
all relevant locations. If a single client requests
a twin room alone, the single room supplement will
For the land tour in each city, daily American breakfast
is served in the hotel, and Chinese lunch and/or dinner
will be served with two cups of soft drink outside
the hotel. All meal arrangements are served as the
Private transfers for you and your party as a group
between airports, train stations, hotels and all sightseeing
spots. Separate arrivals and departures will incur
One private English-speaking guide and driver will
accompany you on all normal sightseeing tours in each
Entrance fees to the tourist sites.
your tour include a cruise, then the shore excursion
in groups and activities will be subject to the arrangements
made by the cruise company.
Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly
recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance
from you country of origin.
The international or domestic air/train charge of
arrival and departure.
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drink,
telex, telephone calls or overweight baggage charges.
of obtaining your visa to enter China.
Optional programs which are not specified in the above
to Guide and driver, entirely voluntary.
is single supplement?
- The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor
travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd
(such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room
has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel
is on double occupancy.