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Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri-la Tour

8 Day Yunnan Package Tour

  • Tour Code:CT-769
  • Destination:Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la
  • Price:from only $830
• Best price
• Guaranteed departures
• English-speaking guide
• No hidden charges
• Hand picked 4 star hotels

Itinerary

Day 1 Kunming Arrival

On arrival in Kunming, meet your guide at airport and transfer to the hotel.

Hotel:  4 star Golden Palace Hotel or similar

Day 2 Kunming Dali by Road

Start off from the hotel at 07:30. Overland drive Kunming/ Dali (5 hrs).
Upon arrival, take a cruise on the Erhai Lake (named for its ear-like shape) and then explore in the Dali Ancient Town with a history of 1,300 years, which is the home to Bai minority. The town, whose format is like a chess board with four gates guarding in the directions of east , south, west and north stands between Cangshan Mountains and Erhai Lake, a natural configuration that seems specially designed for a good and bountiful life.

Meals: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch
Hotel: 4 star Asian Star Hotel or similar

Day 3 Dali Shangri-la by Road (6 hrs)

En route, stops and visits to Xizhou and Zhoucheng Bai minority's villages for Bais' morning market, residential house and tie-dyed cloth workshop. You will also take a ride of horse-drawn carriage and taste Bai people's three-course tea.
On arrival in Shangri-la, take a walk at the old town area.

Meals: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch
Hotel: 4 star Zhaxidele Hotel or similar

Day 4 Shangri-La

Full day tour of Shika Snow Mountain (by cable car) for a 360-degree view of the top eight sacred snow mountains inclusive of Meili, Baimang, Yulong (Jade Dragon), etc., and Geden Songzanglin Monastery, the one with 700 monks and one living Buddha, founded in the 17th century during the reign of the Fifth Dalai Lama and is nicknamed by local the Lesser Potala Palace.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch

Day 5 Shangri-La to Lijiang by Road (4 hrs)

Stops on the way for the Tiger Leaping Gorge and the First Bend of Yangtze River.
On arrival in Lijiang, explore in the Shuhe Old Town, the one set to regain its past prosperity with the launch of a new protection program. It is an ancient trade post for tea caravans between China and the Red Sea. It is also the former city center of Lijiang and has a history of more than 1000 years.

Meals: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch
Hotel: 4 star Aviation Sightseeing Hotel or similar

Day 6 Liijiang Tour

Full day tour of Yuhu Naxi minority's village, Baisha village, Black Dragon Pond with Dongba Culture Museum and Lijiang Ancient Town.
A gathering place of the Naxi minority, Lijiang Ancient Town is a mountain town of stone and tile, laced with canals and lanes, which has been listed as an UNESCO world monument. Unlike most of the old towns in China, there is no city wall due to a superstitious belief of the local ruler whose family name is Mu (tree), when encircled by walls, would be Kun (besieged).
Meals: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch

Day 7 Kunming Stone Forest Tour

In the morning, meet your Kunming guide at the train station exit.
After breakfast, drive to the Stone Forest (85 km, 1.5 h). An extremely rare geological phenomenon dating back to 270 million years ago, the Stone Forest is 80 hectares of karst limestone pillars in fantastic shapes that resemble a forest viewed from a distance. The Stone Forest is also home to the Sani tribe, a branch of the diverse and scattered Yi minority renowned for their diligence, embroidery and dancing.

Meal: Chinese Lunch
Hotel: 4 star Daguan Hotel Chuanjin Branch or similar

Day 8 Depart Kunming

Check out hotel before 12:00pm and explore Kunming on your own. Pick up from hotel lobby and transfer to airport/railway station for next destination. End of service.

Meal: Hotel Western Breakfast

Price

Group Size Validity Price Per Person
1 traveler03 Apr (Fri) – 10 Apr (Fri), 2015
17 Apr (Fri) – 24 Apr (Fir), 2015
15 May (Fri) – 22 May (Fri), 2015
29 May (Fri) – 05 Jun (Fri), 2015
31 Jul (Fri) – 07 Aug (Fri), 2015
04 Sep (Fri) – 11 Sep (Fri), 2015
18 Sep (Fri) – 25 Sep (Fri), 2015
16 Oct (Fri) – 23 Oct (Fri), 2015
30 Oct (Fri) – 06 Nov (Fri), 2015
Single Room SupplementApr. May.Sep.Oct.
Jul.Aug.

Remarks

• For China tour quotation, booking and cancellation policy, please read Terms & Conditions.
• Prices are shown in USD per person, based on minimum 2 persons.
• Booking for 3rd person is based on triple sharing using extra folding bed / mattress – wherever possible.
• Twin & Triple Sharing is charged at same rate.
• The Single Room Supplement cost is in addition to the twin sharing cost for those who would like a single room.
• If traveling alone, please contact us for a solo traveler cost.
• Surcharge applies for airport transfer required between 2100hrs – 0700hrs.
• Hotel check-in time at 1400hrs & check-out time at 1200hrs. Surcharge applies for early check-in / late check-out.
• Tour rate subject to availability and confirmation.
• Itinerary may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions, or other operational concern.
 

Arts and crafts in China:
Our package includes shopping at specialty shops providing opportunities to purchase, learn, and gain valuable cultural insight on items such as Jade, Pearls, Silk, and more. Many of these specialty shops offer quality products and international shipping service. If you are not interested in shopping then this time can be used for bathroom breaks, to rest, or just to learn more about China's specialty products, many of which are strongly aligned with Chinese culture.

 

Notes:
• Minimum 2 adults per booking
• Kunming/ Dali transportation arrangement:
-- Private tourist coach for group of 10 persons or more
-- Intercity air-conditioned public bus for group of less than 10 persons

 

Package Price Includes:
• Sightseeing with admissions as specified
• Professional English-speaking guide + air-conditioned vehicle
• Hand-selected hotels, double occupancy basis
• Meals as specified
• Train from Lijiang to Kunming, hard sleeper

 

Package Price does not Include:
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel insurance
• Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides.

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