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5-Day Yunnan Join In Tour

City Involved: Kunming-Dali-Lijiang
  • From: USD410
  • Tour Code : TOC191
  • Starts/Ends : Kunming/Lijiang
  • Trip Type : Yunnan Join in Tour

Trip Highlights: Tour Destinations: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang. This is a Join In Tour with a fixed date of 2 Apr. starting from Kunming and ends at Lijiang. But you can also choose to do a extension tour to Shangri-La if you are interested in. Join in tour means that one can enjoy a tour with others so that to reduce the costs. This Yunan Join in tour is a small group tour (usually, less than 20 travellers in one group ) special for people who want to make friends with others from all over the world. And the most important is that people can share the cost with each other thus make a cheapest Yunnan tour but with the high quality. This wonderful tour provides you a chance to explore charming Yunnan where full of Minority cultural atmosphere with a favourable price. What a fantastic thing! But please attention that this Yunnan Join In Tour has a fixed date. People who are interested in this budget tour should well arrange your time in advance.

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 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group TypeJoin In PriceSingle Supplement
5-Day Join In TourUSD410USD105
Extension Tour ( Day5-Day7 ) To ShangrilaUSD350USD58
City Hotel
KunmingKunming Golden Dragon Hotel ****
DaliDali Landscape Hotel ****
LijiangLijiang Old Town Hotel ****
Shangri-LaShangri-la Shiner Hotel ****
Service Inclusions
Hotel fare and daily buffet breakfastEntrance fee for Banna scenic spots mentioned in the itinerary
Lunch & dinner stated in the itineraryEnglish speaking guide
Air-Condition coach
Service Exclusions
Personal expenses as laundry, mini bar, etc.Tips to guide, driver or luggage porter
Airtickets and taxInsurance

Tour Itinerary

Itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)

After airport formalities, meet your guide and transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day is on your own account to relax in the so- called Spring City. Overnight in Kunming.
Hotel: Kunming Golden Dragon Hotel, 4 star (or similar class)

Transfer to airport for morning flight Kunming/ Dali (35 min). Upon arrival, proceed to Xizhou Bai minority's village for Bai's old residential house and a cruise on Erhai Lake to see how locals catching fish with osprey. After lunch, visit the Three Pagodas and 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 bountiful life. Dinner today will be on your own account to taste the local flavor.
Hotel: Landscape Hotel, 4 star (or similar class)

Overland drive 200 km, or 3 hours to Lijiang. 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. Proceed to visit the Black Dragon Pond with Dongba Culture Museum and the ancient town which is in the form of an official ink stone. 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). You will also climb up the Lion Hill for a bird's eye view of the old town.
Hotel: Lijiang Old Town Hotel, 4 star (or similar class)

A whole day tour to the Baisha Naxi Viilage with Baisha Frescos, Yufeng Monastery, Shuhe Old Town and the Yuhu Village with Former Residence of Joseph Rock, the Austro-American botanist and explorer who lived here from 1922 to 1949, introducing innumerable plant species to the West and completing rigorous works on Naxi ethnology.
Dinner today will be on your own account to taste the local flavor.
Hotel: Lijiang Old Town Hotel, 4 star (or similar class)

Transfer to airpor for departure flight.
(Service end)
Or, take a 2 days extension tour to Shangri-la (B/L/D)
Drive 200 KM northern to Shangri-la, 4.5 hours.
Stop on the way for a dramatic view of the Yangzi's near-180-degree turn. Then is the Tiger Leaping Gorge. The Jade Dragon Snow Mountains and the Haba Snow Mountains lean close to each other and a large volume of torrent moving between them cutting deeper and deeper into the bottom of the gorge. Upon arrival, drive to the ancient town of Shangri-la with rest of the day at leisure for your own exploration.
Hotel: Shangri-la Shiner Hotel

Visit 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. Half day tour to Pudacuo National Park with virgin forests of spruce, pine and meadow dotted with wild flowers and tranquil lakes. After back to the town, visit a Tibetan family.
Hotel: Shangri-la Shiner Hotel  

Today, you will departure from Shangri-la and head for your next destination.  
(Service end)
Quotation for extention tour to Shangri-la (From Day5-Day7) is USD350/Pax.
Service Inclusions: Hotel fees with Buffet Breakfast, Meals, Driver, English Speaking guide and Entrance fee for sightseeing listed in the itinerary.
Service Exclusions: Personal expense and Tips to Driver and Guide.

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