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7 Days Kunming, Dali, Lijiang Tours

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Tour Code: MD-01
Destination: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang
Departs: Anytime
Tour Price: From Only 745 USD / Per adult
Attractions: Stone Forest, Yi Minority Village, Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas, Dali Old Town, Black Dragon Pool, Dongba Culture Museum, Dayan Old Town, Yufeng Si, Jade Dragon Mountain, Baisha Mural, West Hill, Dragon Gate, Huating Temple
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Dates & Prices

  2-5 Travelers 6-9 Travelers 10 Travelers & Above Inquiry
Apr.1 - Oct.31 $955.00 $805.00 $775.00
Nov.1 - Mar. 31 $935.00 $785.00 $745.00
Special Notes: 1. Save up to 5% if you book 3 months before your travel date.
2. We convert Chinese currency to US Dollars at a rate of CNY 6.15 = US$1 for our quotations.
3. Many factors which will influence the price, please send enquiry and get exact quote from our trip consultants.

Price Includes:

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary. 
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels. 
4. 3-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified. 
5. Transportaion from Kunming-Dali, Dali-Lijiang, Lijiang-Kunming.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
Day1Arrive in Kunming
  • After you arrive in Kunming, our local guide will pick you up and then drive to hotel for a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Yunnan Kingworld International Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • No meal
Day2Kunming-Dali
  • Enjoy the sightseeing of Stone Forest, which has the typical karst topography (area of limestone terrain) according to geologists, and several surrounding Sani minority villages(2 hours); Next proceeed to Yi Minority Village. The ancestors of the Yi ethnic group can be traced back to the Qiang people living in northwest China. They later migrated south and joined the local southwest aboriginal and created a new group, the Yi ethnic group. After that take soft-sleeper train to Dali.

  • Accommodation:
    On the train
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day3Dali
  • You'll travel to Dali by air and be brought to your hotel.
    After check-in, you will visit the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Monastery, which are by far the most well-known and magnificent pagodas. Originally, the Chongsheng Monastery was built to be near the Dali Three Pagodas, so people call them "Chongsheng Monastery & Three Pagodas"(1.5 hours). .
    After lunch, you'll take a cruise on Erhai Lake and enjoy a three-course tea in the style of the Bai people (2 hours). You'll also have the opportunity to stroll around Dali Old Town(1 hour).

  • Accommodation:
    Dali Landscape Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day4Dali-Lijiang
  • Visit Black Dragon Pool, which lies in the Wulao Hills, is a famous sight on the northern outskirts of Kunming. 

    Then visit Dongba Culture Exhibition Museum, which represents the Dongba Pictographic Characters and Naxi Minorities mysterious Culture, some of which still use the matriarchal social system up till today.

    Stroll around Dayan Old Town, which is a World Heritage Site in China recognized by the United Nations in 1999.

  • Accommodation:
    Lijiang Sanhe Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day5Lijiang-Kunming
  • Visit Yufeng Si, which is one of the Scarlet Sect lamaseries of Lijiang and shows a conjunct architectural style of Han Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Taoism and the local Naxi Dongba Religion.

    Then enjoy the sightseeing of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, which is a nice vacationing spot with great potential for snow sightseeing, mountaineering, explorations and scientific investigation.

    Afterwards, visit Baisha Mural, which has its unique aspect that there are many Mural Paintings in temples.

    Fly to Kunming and Check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Yunnan Kingworld International Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day6Kunming
  • Travel to West Hill, which is also called 'Sleeping Buddha Hillsand'

    Then visit Dragon Gate, which is close to the west shore of the Dianchi Lake.

    Explore to the Huating Temple, which is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Yunnan Province.

  • Accommodation:
    Yunnan Kingworld International Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day7Depart Kunming
  • Today you will be driven to the airport for your departure flight, tour ends.

  • Accommodation:
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast