||Arrival in Kunming
Upon your arrival,
our guide will pick you up at the airport
and transfer to your hotel. Visit the Stone
Forest: Located 120 kilometers southeast
of Kunming, the Stone Forest is a typical
karst formation covering an area of more than
350 square kilometers. In 2007, it is listed
as World Natural Heritage. Walking inside
the forest, you will find a wonderland consists
of innumerable huge rocks of fantastic shapes.
|| Kunming - Lijiang (Breakfast
Take flight to Lijiang. Explore Sifang Street in Lijiang Ancient Town.
Ancient Town: The old town is famous
for its scientific architectural layout.
Crisscrossed by crystal-clear rivers and
meandering cobbled streets, it has a high
research value and is a treasure in the
field of urban construction in China.
|| Lijiang - Walnut Grove
Drive to Qiaotou Town, which is
the entrance to the Tiger-leaping Gorge. Start cycling
into the gorge, the road is not paved, the altitude is
about 2000 m above see level, you will bike about 12 km
to Walnut Grove which is a tranquil village in the middle
part of the gorge, overnight in Woody's House.
||Walnut Grove - Haba village
Cycle about 20 km to Haba village,
out of the gorge, the road start going up. Stay at Snow
|| Haba village - Shangri-la
Cycle about 18 km to Sanba village,
visit the White Water Terrace, the sacred land of Naxi
Dongba Culture. Your driver will pick you up and drive
to Zhongdian, the gateway to Tibet. Zhongdian has only
been opened to tourists since 1992. Experience authentic
Tibetan culture in this mountainous region. Overnight
in Zhongdian(3300 m above sea level).
||Shangri-la - Wongshui
Today is a tough day, you will
ride about 105 km to Wongshui village which is 3700 m
above sea level, on the way, the road will go through
a mountain pass which is 4300 m high. But the scenery
is very beautiful. Now you know why this Tibetan area
is called Shangri-la. Stay with a Tibetan family.
Trek about 6 km into the Shangri-la
Canyon, sightseeing in the canyon, after having lunch
in a Tibetan family, trek out the canyon and drive back
Cycle about 8 km to a beautiful
alpine lake - Napahai Lake, in the morning, the lake is
a nature reserve for birds, especially the black-necked
crane. After lunch, Visit Songzanlin Monastery, where
the Yellow Hat School of Tibetan Buddhism is practiced.
This large center, base for 1200 monks before the destruction
of Tibet in the 1950s, is experiencing a significant rebirth.
Overnight in Zhongdian.
|| Shangri-la - Kunming
- Departure (Breakfast
Take morning flight
to Kunming. We offer 5 options for today's
1. Tour to the Dragon Gate in Western Hills.
2. Tour to Haigeng Park by the Dianchi Lake,
where you will enjoy the nice view of the
lake and see many seagulls.
3. Tour to Golden Temple.
4. Tour to Bamboo Monastery.
5. Explore the Bird-Flower Market and Jinma
A transfer to the airport for flight departing
Kunming. Bon Voyage!
Hills: Located at the west bank of the
Lake, Western Hills is set in mountains
well covered by evergreen woods and filled
with sweet songs by lovely birds, perfect
for hiking. Dragon Gate consists of the Sanqing
Temple Complex and the Dragon Gate Grotto
Temple: A Daoist temple constructed in
1602 AD, the main building of which is cast
entirely in bronze weighing about 280 tons.
Monastery: A Buddhist temple which was
first built in the Yuan Dynasty. During its
history, spanning nearly 1,000 years, the
temple has been burnt to ashes several times
and then reconstructed. The present structure
mostly dates from the late Qing Dynasty. Bamboo
Monastery is famous for its 500 colored clay
sculptures of Arhats.
2. Hotels For The Above Trip
||Green Lake Hotel
||New Era Hotel
||Guan Fang Hotel
||Wang Fu Hotel
3. Tour Price
4. Quotation Inclusions:
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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
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that is different from the above tour, please let us know
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1. Hotel Accommodation
The hotel is based on two adults
sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
Solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin-bed
room of their own are required to pay additional charge
of single supplement rate. A single room is subject to availability
based on prior request at an additional cost; if the above
recommended hotel is not available, it will be substituted
by a similar one.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch or dinner in local Chinese restaurant
as specified in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport
/ railway station and hotel and all the sightseeing spots
by air-conditioned vehicle. Separate arrivals and departures
will incur extra charges.
4. Transportation Between Cities
The economic class air tickets of
the domestic flight or soft berth/seat train tickets between
cities as specified in the above itinerary. Airport construction
fee and fuel surcharge are included.
5. Entrance Tickets
The main entrance tickets for the
sightseeing spots mentioned.
6. Driver And Guiding Service
Driver and English-speaking guide
service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
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.
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Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage
travel insurance from you country of origin.
1. Visa Fees
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2. Charge Of Arrival And Departure
The international or domestic air
/ train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a
single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What 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 occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such
as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities
or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or any meals
not specified in the itinerary, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
Tips depending on the service of
your guide and driver, entirely voluntary.
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weather, governmental and local authority orders, political
change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,
damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control
of us and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating