8 Days Kunming, Dali,
Lijiang And Shangri-La Tour
Tour Code: Yunnan_09
Availability: Year Round
1. Tour Itinerary
On arrival in Kunming
airport or railway station, you will be met
by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel by a private car and driver. Free for the
remaining of the day. You could have a rest
or take a walk near the hotel.
- Dali (Breakfast,
After breakfast, drive 1.5 hours (90 KM) to
visit the Stone Forest. Drive back to Kunming
in the afternoon and take flight to Dali
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.
Take a cruise in the Erhai Lake then visit
the Three pagodas. In the afternoon, we
will visit the Dali Ancient City.
Erhai Lake: A fresh water lake in the
Yunnan Plateau at an elevation of 1972 metres,
with a length of 42 km and width of 8 km.
Three pagodas: The Three Pagodas are
representation of the ancient architectural
and cultural arts of the Bai nationality,
erected during the Wudai Period (907-979
A.D.) of the Dali Kingdom.
Ancient City: A famous Chinese historical
and cultural city and a national scenic
zone. A rich heritage dates back to the
days when the city was the capital of the
kingdoms of Nanzhao and Dali.
|| Dali -
Lijiang / (Breakfast,
Drive 3 hours to Lijiang. Explore 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.
Tour to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Visit
Lijiang Murals and Shuhe Village of Naxi people.
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.
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
- Shangri-La / (Breakfast,
Drive 180Km to Shangri-la.
On the way, visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge
and the First bend of the Yangtze River.
Leaping Gorge: One of the longest, deepest
and narrowest gorges in the world.
bend of the Yangtze River: The upper
reaches of the Yangtze River is named the
Jinsha River, which originates from the
Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The Jinsha River
flowed southward along the Hengduan Mountain
ranges and was forced to the turn to north
because of the Alpine movements which caused
changes in the earth's physiognomy. When
the river reaches Shigu Township, it makes
an abrupt turn and flows further northward,
forming the rare V-shape bend.
Visit the Songzanlin Lama Temple, the Pudacuo
Scenic region (including Shudu Lake, Bita
Lake Resort and Xiaji Resort.).
Lama Temple: A typical Lama monastery.
Located at the foot of Mt. Foping, four
kilometers north of Zhongdian County, a
monastery was first built here in 1679 and
has been rebuilt many times.
Lake: A fault lake, is an intact natural
attraction with various species of flora
and fauna and, of course, picturesque landscapes.
Lake: The lake is known for its clear
water, and the peaceful environment of the
area around here. The lake abounds in unique
species of fish, with double lips and a
- Kunming - Departure / (Breakfast,
Take flight back to Kunming. Tour to the Qiongzhu
Temple or Golden Temple, another option is
visiting the Dragon gate in Western Hills
by the Dianchi Lake. Transfer to the airport
and see you off.
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.
Temple: With a gross weight of 250 tons, the temple is a component of the Taihe Palace. It was built on in 1671 during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The temple's North Pole Hall was constructed entirely of cast bronze, including its pillars, beams, roof tiles, arched doors and windows, statues, and incense burners. With double-eave roofs, the bronze hall is 6.7 meters high, and 6.2 meters wide and deep.
Hills: Neighboring the Dianchi Lake, the hill stretches 40 kilometers from north to south. The Western Hill is endowed with breathtaking natural scenery, blooming flowers, green grass and dense forest. This is a great place for relaxing and hiking. The 66.5m Dragon Gate Grottoes are the largest and most beautiful Taoism grottoes in Yunnan, they were carved on the cliff between 1781-1853.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
|Golden Dali Hotel
3. Tour Price
4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:
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.
1. Airport or hotel pick-up
and drop-off service in cities listed in the
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
- 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
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.
Golden Temple, Kunming
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Naxi People, Lijiang
Lijiang Ancient Town
Tiger Leaping Gorge
Yangtze River First Bend
Songzanlin Lama Temple
Songzanlin Lama Temple