10 Days Yunnan
And Guzhou Tours: Kunming - Lijiang - Kunming
- Lunan - Xingyi - Huangguoshu Waterfall
- Guiyang - Kaili - Guiyang
Tour Code: Guizhou_05
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive In Kunming
Arrive in Kunming,
our guide will meet you at the airport,
visit the Western Hills by the Dianchi
Lake and the Daguan Park. If time
permits, visit the Qiongzhu Temple.
Western Hills: Located at the west bank of the Dianchi Lake, the Western Hills stretches from north to south for about 40 km. It has an excellent environment with lush vegetation, flourishing flowers and tranquil surroundings. The Dragon Gate is a group of grottoes carved into cliffs by Taoist monks between 1781 and 1835.
Daguan Park: First built in 1682
by a monk, is known for its longest
antithetical couplet in China.
Temple: Situated 12 kilometers from the Kunming downtown area, it is a Buddhist temple established during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) as the first temple dedicated to Zen Buddhism. The temple is most renowned for the painted clay sculptures of the 500 Buddhist arhats. The quiet temple is surrounded by verdant woods and green bamboos affording crisp and cool air.
Kunming - Lijiang
Take morning flight to Lijiang.Tour to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Murals and Ancient Shuhe Village of Naxi people. Explore Lijiang Ancient Town.
Dragon Snow Mountain: A holy mountain
for the Naxi people that is located
15km north of Lijiang city with an
altitude of 5600 meters (18,400 feet)
above sea level. Visit villages of
Murals: Made in succession from
the early Ming dynasty to the reign
of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty.
These mural paintings, with their
fine and smooth lines, bright colors,
vivid pattern and balanced and harmonious
composition are a wonderful sight.
Ancient Town: It is situated on
a plateau at an elevation of 2,600m
and is impressive because of its scenery
and lush vegetation. There is no other
town in China like Lijiang which incorporates
the folkways of so many people and
the architectural styles of both north
and south China.
Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge and
the First bend of the Yangtze River.
Tiger Leaping Gorge: Extending for
15 kilometers from the Jade Dragon Snow
Mountain of Lijiang to Haba Snow Mountain
of Zhongdian, Tiger Leaping Gorge, with
a drop of 3,000 meters, is believed
to be one of the world's deepest canyons.
The torrential Jinsha River, roaring
and crashing over grotesque shaped rocks,
produces a thrilling and stirring sight
bend of the Yangtze River: The Jinsha
River, the upper reaches of the Yangtze
River, rises in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau
and flows southward. When the river
reaches Shigu Township of Lijiang County,
it makes an abrupt turn and flows northward,
forming a great V-shaped bend reputed
as the First Great Bend of the Yangtze
- Kunming - Lunan /
Take flight back to Kunming. Take an
excursion to the Stone Forest. Stay
tonight in Lunan.
Forest: The 26,000-hectare Stone Forest is located in Lu'nan Yi Nationality Autonomous County, about 120 kilometers southwest of Kunming. The area is believed to have been originally under the ocean. With eons of movement of the earth crust the area rose and broke through. The limestone left behind went through sun, rain, wind, and earthquakes and finally developed into the beautiful stone forest we see today.
- Shizong - Xingyi
Drive 6 hours to Xingyi City in Guizhou
Province. Xingyi is among the most representative
examples of the evolution of Karst topography
in China. On the way, stop over at Shizong
County and visit the Local Tobacco Farm
and a Country Market if time permits.
Upon arrival in Xingyi, visit the Guizhou
Folk Museum of the Wedding Rituals to
learn about the unique wedding custom
of the Miao and Buyi ethnic groups.
Transfer to hotel.
Visit the Wanfenglin (Forest of Ten
Thousand Peaks). There are almost 20,000
grotesque peaks in the Wanfenglin Scenic
Area. It is ranked by the China Geography
Magazine as one of the six most beautiful
peak forests in China. Then tour to
to the Maling River Canyon and go for
a 2-hour hiking at the Tianxing Gallery
(Heaven Star Gallery) in the scenic
area. Many tributaries along both banks
of the river form more than 100 waterfalls
falling down to the deep valleys, creating
the spectacular limestone waterfall
cluster. Some of the waterfalls are
over one hunred meters and with splendid
On the way to Huangguoshu, stop off
at Zuoqi Black Miao Village to discover
women's traditional costume with big
earring, black turban and black cotton
jacket. Then pay a visit to the Buyi
People Village to see their traditional
way of spinning and weaving.
Waterfall - Guiyang
Today we visit the largest waterfall
in Asia, the Huangguoshu Waterfall.
with 316 feet high and 346 feet wide.
Drive back to Guiyang. Upon arrival,
visit the Jiaxiu Tower. Constructed
on a huge rock in Nanming River, the
Jaixiu Tower was first built around
17th century during the Ming Dynasty
and rebuilt many times in the following
years. The three-storey wooden Tower
has been standing there for about 400
years. Then pay a visit to Qingyan Ancient
Town which has a long history of more
than 600 years.
- Kaili (Breakfast,
After breakfast, drive to Kaili. Visit
a noted Long-skirt Miao Village with
a close touch with the local families
and appreciate the Miao people's typical
architecture - Wooden Stilt House.
- Guiyang - Departure (Breakfast,
Learn the traditional way of paper-making
and then visit another Long-skirt Miao
Village, experience their unique folk
culture. Drive back to Guiyang and transfer
to the airport for your departure, end
2. Hotel Accommodation
|Zen Garden Hotel
|Xin Na Hotel
3. Tour Price
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4. Quotation Inclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing
one twin or double standard room with
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at
the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in
local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by
The economic class air tickets of the
domestic flight or soft berth/seat train
tickets between cities as specified in
The main entrance tickets for the sights
6. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city
with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable. Our guide will
not fly with you from one city to another.
Upon your arrival at each city, a new
local guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see you
off after you finish the itinerary of
each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise company.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
8. Tibet Travel
Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application fee
if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Quotation Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train
charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room
Should a twin room is needed by a single
guest, supplement of the twin room will
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels
alone or the number of the travelers is
odd (such as 3,5, 7...), who stays in
one single room has to pay the single
room supplement. As the hotel is on double
Expenses of a personal nature such as
laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call,
optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
baggage charges or meals not indicated,
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides