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The majestic tour includes abundance of scenic landscapes, ancient old towns, wonderful parks, ethnic cultures, and warm smiles of diverse locals in Yunnan. As one of the fast becoming sought-after tourist destinations, Yunnan certainly has a lot to offer from the bustling city life to the peaceful countryside. The blessed land is a must-visit for anyone who wants to experience the natural beauty of incredible China.


About This Trip

Price: From 1,300 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Experience: Hiking, Natural, Culture, Family, Couple


Tour Highlights
  • Kunming City Tour
  • Dali City Tour 
  • Erhai Cruise Tour
  • Hike Tiger Leaping Gorge

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 Kunming

The first day journey contains the exploration of historical Kunming City Museum, where you will absorb plenty of history of the ancient culture and impressive exhibits of Yunnan City.

  • Pick up from hotel/airport and drive straight to Kunming City Museum.
  • Discover the representations of the city's history as well as dinosaur exhibits including the rotating space for art and historical exhibitions.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 2: Yunnan's Gem

The second day journey contains the visitation to the Stone Forest, where all the typical karst stone forest landforms are found in one place and sightseeing the Kunming city

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Stone Forest.
  • Discover the beautiful natural stone masterpieces to be marveled at its intricacies, the nature has shaped for years into these great structures.
  • Transfer back to Kunming City.
  • Stroll in the Kunming's flower and bird market.
  • Stop for dinner.
  • Transfer to Kunming Train Station.
  • Check in for the train trip to Dali.

Day 3: Charming Dali

The third day journey contains the exploration of one of China's National treasures at the Chongsheng Monastery and some old towns in Dali to get a whiff of its history and present day appeal.

  • Pick up from the Dali train station in the morning.
  • Ride to Three Pagodas of Chong sheng Monastery.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and lunch.
  • Stroll around the Dali Old town.
  • Visit the shops of handicrafts, cafes etc.
  • Leisurely discover its ancient gates and towers, charming old streets, churches, old temples, museums and amazing architectural structures.
  • Transfer back to hotel

Day 4: Erhai Cruise

The fourth day journey contains Xizhou town and getting to know more about the Bai ethnic group and culture is the highlight along with a cruise around Erhai Lake. This is all en route to the next destination, which is Lijiang.

  • Pick up from the hotel and drive to Xizhou town.
  • Explore the wonderful Bai minority culture that showcases Bai architecture and exquisite handicrafts in Xizhou right at the shores of Erhai Lake.
  • Cruise from Erhai Lake (one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China and main food source of the locals.) to Jinsou Island (fishing village).
  • Transfer to Lijiang.
  • Transfer to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 5: Lijiang Exploration

The fifth day journey contains traditional villages, scenic landscapes and horse treks that will take you to some of Lijiang's interesting spots and beautiful locations, which have made a tourist stop worth visiting. An exploration into a traditional Naxi village is also in order for this day.

  • Pick up from the hotel and drive to the National park.
  • Visit Black Dragon Pool, one of the famous pools aside from being a charming landmark in China.
  • Learn about the history of Dongba culture of the Naxi people at Dongba Museum.
  • Head to the Jade Lake Village (Yuhu Village), a man-made lake in the village built by the Mu family.
  • Enjoy horse trekking for 2 hours riding through King Ranch of the Naxi people, stone inscriptions, Naxi deer farms, Jujian temple ruins, ancient trees, and other interesting spots.
  • Transfer back to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 6: More of Lijiang

The sixth day journey contains more of Lijiang and more importantly its very famous and impressive Tiger Leaping Gorge, which promises to be a worth hiking experience because of the gorgeous gorge.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Tiger Leaping Gorge.
  • Hike the thrilling Tiger Leaping Gorge exploring its one-of-a-kind sceneries.
  • Transfer back to hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 7: Goodbye Yunnan

On your seventh day journey, you can leisurely cherish the memories of the last 6 days thoroughly enjoyed with us before checking out and bidding farewell to amazing Yunnan. In the morning, you will be escorted to the airport for your 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.
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  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.