Duration: 8 days 7 nights
Location: Kunming, Lijiang, Dali & Stone Forest, China
Price: $2,094
Trip code: 2102 Book now

General

 

Kunming Stone Forest Tour (#2102)

 

Day 1: Arrival in Kunming (no meals)

Land in Kunming, capital city of the southwest China’s Yunnan province. Kunming is also known as ”the Spring City” all because
its mild climate-not cold in winter and cool in summer, the average temperature is around 18 centigrade degrees. Here can be
visited all year round. You’ll be transferred directly to the hotel.

 

Day 2: Kunming (B)

In the morning visit the Yuantong Temple, the oldest Buhhism temple in Kunming. Then you’ll be driven to see the Stone
Forest, a geographical phenomenon, it was a vast expanse of sea some 270 million years ago, continuous movement of tectonic
plates caused the sea to reduce and its limestone bottom to appear, the Stone Forest came into being.

 

Day 3: Kunming – Dali (B)

Transfer to airport and fly to Dali, the full name is Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, the 2nd largest city in Yunnan. Dali was
a historial town, it used to be the political, cultural and Buddhist center in Yunnan. Visit the Chongsheng Temple, in the Tang
Dyangsty (6th century) it was a royal temple, three pagodas in the front are very impressive, have become landmark of Dali. Rest
of the time you can walk in the old town, the guide will show you around.

 

Day 4: Dali – Lijiang (B)

Drive to Lijiang, on the way stop to visit a big fishing village-Xizhou, visit its square and see local people making their
traditional snack-Baba, you can try to taste some; onward travel to Shaxi old town, which used to be a trade center along the
ancient tea route, it lies in mountains but very quite, with a stream flowing by…Arrive Lijiang in late pm, visit the old town
with the local guide. Lijiang old town is built in late 13th century (the end of Song Dyanasty and the beginning of the Yuan
Dynasty), was introduced to the outside world in 1990s and in 1997 it was listed as a world cultural heritage.

 

Day 5: Lijiang (B)

Visit the Blude Dragon Park, from where to overlook the Jade Dragon snow mountain, local people are dancing in the park, get
this good chance to take more pictures. Rest of the time visit the Snow Mt, take a short cable car to the waist of the
mountain to walk on grasslands there at the Spruce Meadow. Finally you’ll visit Josef Rock’s former residence, which lies at
the foot of the snow mountain.

 

Day 6: Lijiang (B)

Visit another small old town in Shuhe, compared with Lijiang old town, Shuhe old town is smaller, not so noisy. Visit a local
Naxi family, we suggest you to have a meal there, taste the flavor of local Naxi people (discuss with the local guide, fees pay
at the spot).

 

Day 7: Lijiang – Kunming (B)

Fly back to Kunming (1.5 hour), visit the Guandu old town and Daounan flower market.

 

Day 8: Departure from Kunming (B)

Transfer to airport for home flight, end of your memorable journey in China.

 

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Prices from 01.04.17- 30.12.17

Price is nett per person in US$, twin shared basis, tax, service charge included in the party of

2-5 pax

Sgl.
supplement

Superior Class (3 star)

2,094

156
First Class (4 star)

2,132

208

Deluxe (5 star)

2,249

299

Book this

 

***Peak season surcharge: May Day, Spring festival, Xmas, New Year and Public Holidays

 

Interested in other class of hotels or customizing this tour as per your wish? Please email us for details

 

Price inclusive

  • Breakfast and accommodation sharing a double room
  • Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above
  • Domestic flight tickets: Kunming – Dali and Lijiang – Kunming, including domestic airport taxes
  • Boat cruises as specified in the programme
  • English speaking local guide
  • Admissions at all sites specified in the program
  • VAT and other taxes

Price exclusive

  • International flight tickets and airport tax from/to Beijing
  • Visas
  • Dinners, lunches.
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Camera fees (if any)
  • Tipping fees
  • Insurance.

Hotels used for Superior 3***category

City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Camellia hotel www.kmcamellia.com
Dali Dali Landscape Hotel, 3* building
Lijiang Lijiang local guesthouse not available

 

Hotels used for First 4****category

City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Kunming hotel www.kmhotel.com
Dali Landscape hotel, 4* building www.landscapehoteldali.com
Lijiang Lijiang Hexi Hotel


Hotels used for Deluxe 5*****category

City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Kunming Era Hote www.newerahotelkunming.cn
Dali Regent hotel www.regenthotel.cn
Lijiang Lijiang Wangfu Hotel

 

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Inclusions

Price inclusive
  • Breakfast and accommodation sharing a double room.
  • Domestic flight tickets: Kunming - Dali and Lijiang - Kunming, including domestic airport taxes.
  • Boat cruises as specified in the programme.
  • Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
  • English speaking local guide
  • Admissions at all sites specified in the program
Price exclusive
  • International flight tickets and airport tax from/to Beijing
  • Visas
  • Dinners, lunches.
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Camera fees (if any)
  • Tipping fees
  • Insurance.

Hotel used for packages

Hotels used for Superior 3***category
City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Camellia hotel www.kmcamellia.com
Dali Dali Landscape Hotel, 3* building
Lijiang Lijiang local guesthouse not available
Hotels used for First 4****category
City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Kunming hotel www.kmhotel.com
Dali Landscape hotel, 4* building www.landscapehoteldali.com
Lijiang Lijiang Hexi Hotel
Hotels used for Deluxe 5*****category
City Hotel name Website addresses
Kunming Kunming Era Hote www.newerahotelkunming.cn
Dali Regent hotel www.regenthotel.cn
Lijiang Lijiang Wangfu Hotel
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Price

Prices from 01.04.17- 30.12.17! Price is nett per person in US$, twin shared basis, tax, service charge included in the party of
2-5 pax Sgl. supplement
Superior Class (3 star) 2,094 156
First Class (4 star) 2,132 208
Deluxe (5 star) 2,249 299
Book this
***Peak season surcharge: May Day, Spring festival, Xmas, New Year and Public Holidays   Interested in other class of hotels or customizing this tour as per your wish? Please email us for details