Arrive in Kunming. Pick up at Airport/Hotel/Railway Station in Kunming. Visit West Hill (extra CNY25 for one way cable car, CNY5 for shuttle vehicle at your own expense).
Upon arrival, our guide picks you up at the Airport/Hotel/Railway Station in Kunming.
After a short break, you can take a cable car up to the Dragon Gate on West Hill extra CNY25 for one way cable car, CNY5 for shuttle vehicle at your own expense) and have a bird's view of Lake Dianchi.
Then head for Yunnan Minority Village, where you have a chance to experience the unique life of the local people.
Then move to Qiongzhu Temple. Its most impressive features are the 500 Arhat sculptures, of which 216 are in the Tiantailai Hall and another 216 are in Fanyin Hall, and 68 are in the Daxiong Grand Hall.
Lastly head for and stroll around Kundu Bar Street.
At night, take a soft sleeper train to Dali (train ticket included).
After lunch, head for a local handcraft manufactory to experience the process of Tie Dying Cloth with Wax. Later, visit the houses of Bai People in Xizhou. And you have an opportunity to appreciate San Dao Cha (three-course of Bai People) and Bai's Performances.
Then you wander among the Dali Ancient City and stroll around Foreign Tourist Street.
After lunch, you have a chance to wander on Square Street at the core of Lijiang Old Town. Four main streets radiate from Square Street and extend to the four different directions from that point. Owing to its special characteristics of ethnic culture, urban layout and historical authenticity.
Then, scroll on Lijiang Old Town, a well-preserved old city of ethnic minorities with brilliant culture, is the center of Naxi Ethnic Minority Autonomous County in Yunnan.
Here you can visit the Mu Family Mansion.
Then move to Dongba Museum to taste the profound Naxi culture. After that, provide you an opportunity to look at the Process of Dongba Paper.
Lastly, move to the peaceful Shuhe Naxi Village, which is home to Naxi people living in their traditional way, featuring a nice temple complex.
Besides, you can appreciate Ancient Naxi Music in the evening at your own expense (extra CNY50-100/person).
Visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. From a distance the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain looks like a dragon flying among the clouds, hence it gets the name. It has been considered as the soul of both Lijiang City and Naxi nationality. Reach the Yak Meadow by cable car (round trip cable car included) and enjoy an amazing view.
Then visit Jade Water Village at the foot of the mountian. It is a small village in Lijiang City and is a Dongba cultural centre. It is home to the Naxi tribal people. Yufeng Lamasery on the slopes of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Lastly, move to appreciate Mural in Baisha Village. The Baisha Mural was made from 1385 to 1619, employing the eclectic artist energies of Chinese Taoist, Tibetan and Naxi Buddhists and local dongba shamans.
Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person (guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person (guest) per day.
1 Your length of stay in Kunming, Dali and Lijiang listed in our itineraries can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
2 Generally speaking, these excluded lunch and dinner in our itineraries are optional; the price is according to the group size; but may we have your attention on following point: tips to local guide and driver are must remuneration if you prefer to self-catering.
3 We offer hotel upgrade service but extra charge to the hotel is at your own.
1 Airport and hotel pick-up and drop-off service in Kunming, Dali and Lijiang.
2 Breakfast listed in the itinerary.
3 Local English-speaking tour guide, private coach and driver service for pick-up, drop-off and sightseeing program listed in the itinerary.
4 The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
5 Service charge and government Taxes.
6 Hotel accommodation listed in the itinerary.
7 Soft-sleeper train ticket Kunming/Dali.
8 Air-ticket Lijiang/kunming.
1 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
2 Tips for local tour guide and driver.
3 Meals (L & D).
4 Single room supplement.
5 Cruise ticket, cable car and sightseeing bus are not included unless explained specially.
6 Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment