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Soak in the diversity and enjoy 5 days strolling through the remarkable landscapes of Yunnan, which will be a safe haven for everyone who is seeking a relaxing atmosphere away from the hectic city life. This long tour includes popular landmarks, ancient temples, serene lakes, scenic parks, and many other things to view, feel and indulge in to get the best out of Yunnan.


About This Trip

Price: From 955 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Experience: Hiking, Natural, Culture, Family, Couple


Tour Highlights
  • Wonder in Old Town of Lijiang
  • Visit Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Ganden Sumtseling Monastery
  • Explore the Tibetan Cultural Area



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Yunnan

The first day welcomes you into the arms of mysterious Yunnan, where you can walk through the ancient city streets of urbanized Lijiang. It is the only town that has no city walls and the best-preserved minority village that has excellent waterway systems and historical architectures in China.

  • Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel.
  • Lunch at the hotel.
  • Visit Old Town of Lijiang.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 2: Tiger Leaping Gorge Adventure

The second day comes with a lot of adventure and treks into one of China's most beautiful and deepest gorge - Tiger Leaping Gorge. This famous hiking trail will amaze you with its scenic route and introduce you to the natural beauty of Yunnan.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to the first bend of the Yangtze River.
  • Head to the Tiger Leaping Gorge and Meet with your Shangri-La tour guide to go on a trekking tour from Qiaotou to Tea Horse Guesthouse.
  • Arrive in Tea Horse Guesthouse for overnight stay
  • Enjoy roaming around the surroundings of Yunnan.

Day 3: Yunnan Scenic Drives

The third day escorts for more trekking and drive-throughs to the scenic Yunnan and exploring Tibetan area for a view of one of Yunnan's ethnic residents and their culture and more rich sceneries.

  • Pick up from hotel and go for a trekking tour from Tea Horse Guesthouse to Tina's Guesthouse.
  • Visit the Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge directly from the rapids of the river.
  • Drive to Shangri-La to explore the Tibetan Cultural Area and Napahai Grass Meadow.
  • Transfer back to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 4: Ancient Temples and Beautiful Parks

The fourth day takes you back in time to visit China's largest Tibetan Buddhist temple - Ganden Sumtseling Monastery and to one of UNESCO's World Heritage site - the Pudacuo National Park, which is also a natural reserve park with age-old pine and cypress trees, sparkling clear lakes, and lush landscapes.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Ganden Sumtseling Monastery.
  • Stroll through the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery.
  • Drive to Pudacuo National Park to explore the lush foliage and animal life and the amazing clean lakes
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 5: Goodbye Beautiful Yunnan

The fifth last day of the trip bids farewell to us and Yunnan hoping you enjoyed the last 4 days to the fullest in the beautiful countryside.

  • Pick up from the hotel in the morning.
  • Drive to the airport for the flight back home.

Tour Location

Hotel Indigo Dali Erhai

Hotel Indigo Dali Erhai is a boutique hotel gather with the multi-functions of business, leisure, vacation, entertainment, gastronomy and neighbourhood hotel. The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of the scenic tourism area of Dali City by the Erhai Lake with the stunning location in the cross corner among of Cangshan Mountain, Erhai Lake and Tuanshan Mountain, the city is consider with both business and leisure. Sightseeing and entertainment district are all easily accessible.
  • 5-star
  • Offer certain units with lake views
  • 34-minute car ride from Dali Ancient City and Cangshan Scenic Area
  • Bike hire and car hire are available
  • Meeting facilities and business center
Traffic Instructions
  • Dali Airport 8.7 km

Mengjing Wangyue Boutique Hotel

Featuring a garden, Mengjing Wangyue Boutique Hotel is located in Kunming. The property is around 1,800 feet from Golden Horse and Jade Rooster, 1.6 miles from Kunming Hall and 2.2 miles from Kunming Zoo.
  • 4-star
  • Offer an American or Asian breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Kunming Changshui International Airport 23.1 km

Banyan Tree Lijiang

Located in Shuhe Old Town, Lijiang, Banyan Tree offers a relaxing retreat away from the city. Surrounded by fresh mountain air and green landscapes, the property features luxurious accommodations with traditional Naxi-style décor.
  • 5-star
  • Spacious rooms and villas offer upscale amenities, plush beddings and upholstered seating
  • Recreational options on site include spa, a fitness center and a tennis court
  • Serve Cantonese, Shanghai, local Yunnan cuisine, international and local dishes
Traffic Instructions
  • Lijiang Sanyi Airport 27.6 km
  • Ninglang Luguhu Airport 87.4 km

The Bivou Lijiang

Only a short 1-minute stroll from Shuhe Ancient Town, The Bivou features accommodations in local and modern styles combined together. Blending in by making use of the barbecue facilities, lazing in soothing massage, going horse riding or enjoying a fun time with your children at kids’ club seems like a nice getaway.
  • 4-star
  • Rooms with a heater, insulation, sound proofing, and electric blankets
  • A garden and a terrace, a shared lounge, meeting facilities
  • Ticketing services, horse riding, cycling and hiking
  • 20-minute drive from Lijiang Old Town
Traffic Instructions
  • Lijiang Sanyi Airport 27.5 km
  • Ninglang Luguhu Airport 87.9 km
Terms & Conditions
  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.
Please Note
  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
  6. We offer Visa Services and Assistance according to you needs.
  7. For other travel requirements such as Ski Package, Diving, Weddings - please contact our Hotline:(+86)187-2197-8867.
  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.