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5 days Kunming Lijiang tour

Day 1  Arrive in Kunming


Day 2  Kunming-78KM-Stone Forest-Kunming.   ( Breakfast and Chinese lunch)

Sightseeing:  the Stone Forest, Guandu Ancient Town,Jingang Pagoda,

You will drive 86 km to the Stone Forest. An old local saying says that 'If you have visited Kunming without seeing the Stone Forest, you have wasted your time.' Truly, the Stone Forest is one of the most important attractions of Yunnan. After lunch drive back Kunming to visit the Flowers and Birds Market in the downtown.The Stone Forest is in Shilin Yi Nationality Autonomous County, which is about 120 kilometers from Kunming and requires only a three-hour drive.It covers an area of 400 square kilometers (96,000 acres) and includes both large and small stone forests, as well as many other scenic spots. The Stone Foresth as unique karst topography which is one of the best of its kind within China. There are six scenic spots in the Stone Forest: the Greater Stone Forest, the Lesser Stone Forest, the Naigu Stone Forest,the Zhiyun Cave,the Long Lake,the Da Dieshui Waterfall and the Qifeng Cave.


Day 3   Arrive in Lijiang   by flight     ( Breakfast and Chinese lunch)

 Upon arrival in Lijiang, take a short rest in hotel and enjoying yourself leisurely in Dayan Ancient Town where has been recognized by UNESCO as one of the World's major Cultural Heritages and was built 800 years ago.

Day 4  Lijiang—Snow Mountain and Baisha Village.

Excursion to the whole year snow-covered Jade Dragon Snow Mountain with White Water River, taking chair lift ride to discover Spruce Meadow,enjoy one of the view of the much famed 13 peaks on the Yulong Mt.Range. 

In the afternoon, Descend and continue to visit BaishaAncient Frescos in Baisha Naxi village,the frescos show a rich fusion of HanBuddhism,Daoism,Tibetan,Bai and Naxi Lamaism which was a tremendously powerfulart of The murals done in early Ming Dynasty. 

Sightseeing of Yufeng Lama Temple, wherethere is the famous "King Camellia Tree" with thousands ofblossom when blooming.

Finally, visit Black Dragon Pool and Dongba Ethnic Museum., From the Black Dragon Pool, you can enjoy the picturesque viewof the Jade Snow Mt. Reflecting in this Jade Spring Water。


 Day 5  Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Lijiang

Sightseeing: Shigu (Stone Drum) Town,the First Bend of the Yangtze River and Iron Chain Bridge, Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Depart Lijiang early in the morning to take a 3-hour drive(76KM) alone hillside road to Qiaotou village, on the way,you will visit the First Bend of the Yangtze River and Iron Chain Bridge in the Shigu (Stone Drum) Town, After lunch, you will start your journey to the Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the world’s deepest gorge tucked between Yulong Snow Mountain and the Haba Snow Mountains. The whole magnificent Grand Canyonis 28 KM. long and 190 meters high drop  on the GoldenSand Riverof the upper reach of Yangtze River.You will start your walking onthe trails in the gorge along a path from which you could see Yangtze River literally leaping through the narrow gorge. 

Drive back to Lijiang old town in theafternoon.


Tour Package Price per person in US Dollars. 

     Hotel standard

       1 person

       2-5 persons

       6-9 persons

       over 9 persons

       Top End 

      usd  1795

           usd 998

          usd 895

             usd 795

      Middle Range

       usd 1590

            usd 890

          usd 790

             usd 690


       usd 1395

            usd 795

          usd 695

             usd 615

Top End:  Kunming Grand Park Hotel.    Dali Regent Hotel   Lijiang Boutique Hotel    Paradise Hotel Shangri-La

Middle Range:  Kunming JinJiang Hotel   Dali Asia Star Hotel    Lijiang Liwang Hotel   Holy Palace Hotel Shangri-La 

Budget:   Kunming Jinhua Hotel     Dali landscape Hotel    Lijiang Grand Hotel    Lefu Hotel Shangri-La

Package Includes:

A.  Admissions of the sights mentioned.
B.   Hotel accommodation mentioned (based on 2 persons sharing onestandard twin room)
C.   Personal Guide Services.
D.   Private transport between airports or train stations, hotel andall the scenic spots
      mentioned in the itinerary by air-conditionedcar, van or mini-bus.

Package Excludes:

A.  Air tickets.
B.   Personal expenses and optional items.
C.   Meals.
D.   Gratuities to the service staffs.
E.   Others not mentioned above.