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4 Days Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-Private Tour

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Yunnan, located on the Yungui Plateau in southwestern China, is a land of beautiful and mysterious natural beauty, covering an area of 394,000 square kilometers and a population of 40,000. Few provinces in China are as diverse in natural conditions and culture as Yunnan. Our 4-day private trip will take you to visit several Yunnan highlights including Dali, Lijiang and the Spring City called Kunming. Enjoy a leisure time by strolling around the poetic alleys and bridges of Lijiang ancient town. Head for Dali Old Town, Zhoucheng Village, Xizhou Old Town, and Baisha Old Town to learn about the ethnic culture in Yunnan and get up close with the local people’s life. Get lost and immerse yourself in the spectacular Karst landscape of the Stone Forest in Kunming.

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  • 4-day Classic Yunnan Tour covered the top highlights in Yunnan ranging from the renowned historic sites to the mysterious ancient towns
  • Marvel at the spectacular Karst landscape of the Stone Forest in Kunming
  • Head for Dali Old Town, Zhoucheng Village, Xizhou Old Town, Lijiang Old Town and Baisha Old Town to get up close with the local people's life
  • Comfortable and luxurious 4-star hotels throughout the trip
  • Provide transfers between attractions and professional guides to make your trip hassle-free

Day 1Kunming Arrival

Attractions and activities: The Stone Forest, Birds and Flowers Market, The Green Lake

Meal: L

Hotel: Hotel in Kunming

Welcome to Kunming, the capital and largest city of Yunnan province! Upon arrival in Kunming (before 12:00), Your knowledgeable guide and driver will meet you outside of the airport and escort you to Stone Forest. The local people have a saying that “It will be a total waste without visiting the Stone Forest when you visit Kunming”. You can feel that Stone Forest is truly loved by local people.

Then head to visit Birds and Flowers Market. Then, roam around the Green Lake to enjoy the leisure lives of local people.   

Day 2Kunming- Dali

Attractions and activities: Xizhou Town, Zhoucheng Village, Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas

Hotel: Hotel in Dali

Meals: B&L

In the morning, you will take the high-speed train to Dali (around 2 hours). Once upon, you will visit Xizhou Town first. Admire the Bai traditional building compound, taste the fragrance of Three-Course Tea and explore the Bai characteristic culture. Then transfer to visit Zhoucheng Village and the Bai people’s Tie-dying cloth workshop where you can buy some special souvenir with the Bai ethnic style if you want.

In the afternoon, take a cruise trip to Jinsuo Islet in Erhai Lake. On the Lake Erhai cruise, you can enjoy the green Cangshan Mountain and the Three Pagodas from afar and admire the birds and seagulls that fly on the lake. Afterwards, continue your trip to the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Monastery, which is more than 1,800 years old and is located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain, facing Erhai Lake. The Three Towers is a symmetrical triangle made up of three separate ancient towers. Then drive back to your hotel.

Day 3Dali- Lijiang

Attractions and activities: Dali Old Town; Lijiang Old Town; Black Dragon Pool; Baisha Old Town

Meal: B&L

Hotel: Baisha Holiday Resort or similar

In the morning, you will first visit Dali Old Town. You can spend ample time strolling around Dali Old Town. The top attractions here are Foreigner’s Street, the Ancient City Wall and the Gate Tower.

Then, take a 2-hour car ride to Lijiang to visit Lijiang Old Town which is being reported as one of China Historical Cultural Cities in the whole world’s cultural heritages. Then pay a visit to Black Dragon Pool, the main headwater of the Yushui River which goes through the Old Town. After that, transfer to visit Baisha Old Town, which is an appealing traditional Naxi style old town.

Day 4Lijiang

Attractions and activities: Baisha Murals, Yuhu Village, Former Residence of Joseph Rock, Wangu Tower

Meal: B&L

Hotel: No

On the last day of our trip, you will first visit the Baisha Mural which is about 600 years old and is a part of the World Cultural Heritage. Then, head to Yuhu Village that is located at the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. When you walk into this authentic and peaceful Naxi Village, you’ll see Naxi ladies dressing in traditional clothes, unique stone houses, kids playing, and a tranquil Yuhu Lake. Roaming leisurely around the village and then heading to the Former Residence of Joseph Rock, who was an Austrian-American Botanist came to Lijiang and stayed in Yuhu Village for 27 years and made huge research work on Naxi minority.

In the afternoon, taking a leisure walk up the Lion Hill then climbing up the 33-meter-tall Wanggu Tower which is considered to be the landmark building of Lijiang to enjoy a panoramic view of the whole old town and countryside scenery, as well as overlook the magnificent Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the distance.

After the tour, your driver will escort you to the airport or train station to catch your flight or train to next destination.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle & skilled driver;
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Accommodation with twin bed room & breakfast
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary(B=breakfast,L=Lunch)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • Round-trip cable car

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Tips for the driver and tour guide
  • Any services not mentioned