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10 Days Yunnan And Guzhou Tours: Kunming - Lijiang - Kunming - Lunan - Xingyi - Huangguoshu Waterfall - Guiyang - Kaili - Guiyang

Destinations: Kunming, Lijiang, Guiyang, Kaili
Tour Code: Guizhou_05
Availability: Year Round

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01

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 15km west of Kunming, Western Hills is a range of four mountains stretching over 40 kilometers along the western shore of the Dianchi Lake, looking like a Sleeping Beauty with long tresses trailing away to the south. Totally cut on a natural precipice, Dragon Gate is the highlight of Western Hills. Many inscriptions and steles are found here and there in Dragon Gate.
Daguan Park: First built in 1682 by a monk, is known for its longest antithetical couplet in China.
Qiongzhu Temple: The temple was built in the early years of the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368 A.D.) on the Yuan Hill in the western suburbs. It contains five hundred Arhats (clay figures) which took Li Guangxiu, a folk artist seven years to complete. Simple in style yet extremely life-like, this collection of clay figures is nationally recognized as a remarkable example of ancient Chinese sculpture.

Day 02

Kunming - Lijiang / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Take morning flight to Lijiang.Tour to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Murals and Ancient Shuhe Village of Naxi people. Explore Lijiang Ancient Town.

Jade 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 Naxi people.
Lijiang 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.
Lijiang 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.

Day 03 Lijiang / (Breakfast, Lunch)
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 here.
First 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 River.
Day 04 Lijiang - Kunming - Lunan / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Take flight back to Kunming. Take an excursion to the Stone Forest. Stay tonight in Lunan.

Stone Forest: As a typical karst landscape, it should not be missed if you visit Kunming. The Stone Forest is 89 kilometers from Kunming and the driving takes an hour. The area covers 26,000-hectare and from a distance, it does indeed look like a forest of stones with its peaks and odd-shaped rocks standing straight up from the ground.
Day 05 Lunan - Shizong - Xingyi (Breakfast, Lunch)
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.
Day 06 Xingyi (Breakfast, Lunch)
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 sights.
Day 07 Huangguoshu Waterfall (Breakfast, Lunch)
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.
Day 08 Huangguoshu Waterfall - Guiyang (Breakfast, Lunch)
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.

Day 09 Guiyang - Kaili (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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.
Day 10 Kaili - Guiyang - Departure (Breakfast, Lunch)
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 of service.

2. Hotel Accommodation

    Luxury Standard Comfortable
City Kunming Horison Hotel
Kunming Hotel
Camellia Hotel
Lijiang International Hotel
Zen Garden Hotel
Xin Na Hotel

3. Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide the information below so that we can quote precisely for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children in your party. If there are children under 12 years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from the above tour, please let us know your requests.


4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:

1. Airport or hotel pick-up and drop-off service in cities listed in the itinerary.
2. Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3. The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
4. Service charge and government taxes.
5. The air ticket of economic class, taxes and dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6. Fourteen-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
7. A lunch served on board as listed in the itinerary.
8. Tibet entry permit based on the listed itinerary.



5. Exclusion For The Above Tour:

1. International flight tickets or train tickets.
2. Hotel single room supplement.
3. Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4. Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5. Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6. Fees for entry visa to China.
7. Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless explained specially.
8. Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.

 

6. Terms / Condition

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

 

7. Pricing Policy

  • The price is set as four travelers together, usually more people more discounts. See Price Calendar on top right corner.Please fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more favorable quoted price.
  • Accommodation
    The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service. You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking, the price will change accordingly.
    Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room if you want three travelers in one room, they may arrange extra bed service. The additional fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and it is included in the final price.
    Your earlier arrival to Beijing later departure from Hong Kong can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
    The single supplement is not included in the quoted price except single traveler's price.
    We choose only centrally located hotels with western standard service and breakfast. However, we can also arrange good location and clean local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry for details.
  • Breakfast
    The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements, they may offer western food or Western & Chinese Buffet in the morning.
    Child's breakfast is included only when he/she occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge an extra fee for the breakfast.
  • Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
    The original price excludes lunch and dinner unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner and lunch are optional Chinese food with local flavor, and the meal price is charged based on the group size.
    If you have some preferences on meals such as vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make us know in Special Requirements.
    Please also fill the Special Requirements if you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal food or Western food, etc. You are suggested to uncheck lunch and diner when booking. We will try to arrange it and your meal price is charged by the local restaurant.
    Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants when you don't select meals, the meal fee is at your own. Besides, your group should pay an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver and guide.
  • Transfer Service
    We offer free airport/railway station transfer service as specified in the itinerary. As for earlier arrival or later departure, you will be charged a bit of service fee and guide service is not provided. Please provide train/flight number, arrival time and contact information in Special Requirements.
    Usually, local guide will drop you off at security checkpoint of airport or railway station without guide serve on the flight or train. And the transfer guide may be not the same of that on the tour.
  • Flight
    We promise to offer flights operated by major airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airline, etc. or local big airlines such as Shenzhen Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Shandong Airlines and so forth. And the aircraft type is Airbus A3XX Series or Boeing 7-Series. Any change due to objective cause, we will ask your permission in advance.
  • Scenic Spots
    Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under 1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.

 

 
 
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