Day 1. Arrival in Kunming
Arrive in Kunming, transfer to your hotel in Kunming on your own arrangement. Check in hotel via your name.
(Remark : the airport pick-up is excluded in the tour, no guide and driver service be offered today )
Overnight : Kunming Enjoying International Hotel
Warm tips : Please take the shutter bus No.919C from Kunming airport to Kunming Railway station, after taking off at the terminal station , just walking 5m to arrive at Kunming Enjoying International Hotel (address: Yongsheng Road (Nanyao Railway Station), Guandu District, Kunming)
Day 2. Kunming-Shilin-Yuanyang
Sightseeing: The Stone Forest, the Sunset View of Longshuba Rice Terraces
At 08:30 am, our English speaking guide pick up your at lobby of hotel. Then drive to the Stone Forest (98 km, 1.5 hrs). As an extremely rare geological phenomenon dating back to 270 million years ago, there are 80 hectares of karst limestone pillars in fantastic shapes that resembles a forest viewed from a distance. It is also home to the Sani People, a branch of the diverse Yi minority renowned for their diligence, embroidery and dancing.
After the tour, drive 300 kilometers (6 hours ) to Yuanyang. Arrive in Yuanyang, if time permitting, drive to enjoy the sunset view of Longshuba Rice Terraces which is located 5KM away from Xinjie town.
Overnight : Duoyishu Timeless Inn Yuanyang
Day 3. Yuanyang
Sightseeing: the sunrise view of Duoyishu Rice Terraces, Shengcun Morning Market, Bada Rice Terraces, Qingkou Village,the sunset view of Laohuzui Rice Terraces
You should get up very early in this morning, and you'll firstly visit Doyishu Village and enjoy the sunrise of Duoyishu Rice Terrace Fields when the sun appears above the eastern horizon. The terraced fields are ring upon ring and cascade one by one. They go along the hillside up to the sky. You will see the scenery of the terraced fields from the top of the mountains to the bottom. They are all farms under the sunshine and cloud and mist. The landscape is spectacular.
And then, you will visit Qingkou Village and rice terraces where Hani people for generations inhabit. Visit Bada Hani Rice Terrace, Shengcun Market as well. You will enjoy the sunset of Laohuzui Rice Terraces.
Overnight : Yuanyang Timeless Hostel
Day 4. Yuanyang-Jianshui
Sightseeing: Zhu Family Garden, Confucius Temple, Jianshui Old Street, Jianshui Old Well
Morning departure from Yuanyang and drive to Jianshui (3hrs ). After arrival, start your tour from Zhu Family Garden, the so-called 'Grand View Garden' of South Yunnan Province, which is a representative of Chinese residential houses of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Later go to visit Jianshui Confucius Temple. This over 700-year-old temple was initially built in the 22nd year of Zhi Yuan reign in the Yuan Dynasty (1285AD). Finally stroll along Jianshui Old street, visit the Old Well in the old town.
Overnight: Red Sky Inn in Jianshui
Day 5. Jianshui -Kunming
Sightseeing: takes sightseeing train from Jianshui to Tuanshan Village, Double Dragon Bridge
Today, you will have a nice experience of Yunnan-Vietnam Railway. Take one way train from Jianshui Town to Tuanshan Village go through by the 12.82km of narrow-gauge railway (soft class seat ). Enjoy the view of field and village on the way.
Make a tour of Tuanshan Village, which is a rare surviving example of an intact-albeit neglected-traditional walled Yunnan village compound in southwestern China, and has been added to the 2005 list of internationally significant sites by the World Memorial Fund for Architecture (WMF), an international fund for the protection of world heritage sites.
And visit Double Dragon Bridge, which is a 17-hole bridge with 148 meters long and 3-8 meters wide.
After tour, drive back to Kunming (4-5 hrs). Upon arrival Kunming, check in your hotel.
Overnight : Kunming Enjoying International Hotel
Day 6. Kunming Departure
After breakfast , you will choose:
1)check out the hotel before 12:00 at noon , then transfer to Kunming airport or railway station to departure Kunming on your own arrangement.
2) continue to prolong you stay in Kunming (the extra cost of accommodation is on request )
Remark: no any guide or driver service be offered by travel agent today.
793USD per person (July, August)
762USD per person (except July, August, National Day, Spring Festival)
Single room supplement: 95USD
Half for children 2-5 years old
Free for infant
0-2 years old
Or you may send us an email:
- All land transfer and transportation;
- Accommodation with breakfast as listed;
- Entrance fees as listed in the program;
- Skilled driver & Experienced English-speaking guide;
- Travel Agency's Responsibility Insurance;
- Two bottles of mineral water everyday;
- Any domestic and international flight tickets;
- Lunch and dinner
- Single room supplement;
- Personal Travel Accident Insurance;
- Any optional programs/activities;
- Chinese visa fee;
- Personal Consumption;
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- Tips for the driver and tour guide(100RMB per day for the driver;150RMB per day for the tour guide in suggestion.)
Departure Date in 2017:
This tour need to prepay and will charge cost if you cancel or change the tour.
15% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 50 days.
25% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 20-49 days.
40% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 10-19 days.
50% of total cost will be charged if you
you cancel or change the tour in advance 9 days.