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8 Days Kunming, Dali, Lijiang And Lugu Lake Tour

Destinations: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Lugu Lake
Tour Code: Yunnan_08
Availability: Year Round

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive In Kunming
On arrival in Kunming airport or railway station, you will be met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel by a private car and driver. Free for the remaining of the day. You could have a rest or take a walk near the hotel.
Day 02 Kunming - Dali (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, drive 1.5 hours (90 KM) to visit the Stone Forest. Drive back to Kunming in the afternoon and take flight to Dali

Stone Forest: As a typical karst landscape, it should not be missed if you visit Kunming. The Stone Forest is 89 kilometers from Kunming and the driving takes an hour. The area covers 26,000-hectare and from a distance, it does indeed look like a forest of stones with its peaks and odd-shaped rocks standing straight up from the ground.
Day 03

Dali / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Take a cruise in the Erhai Lake then visit the Three pagodas. In the afternoon, we will visit the Dali Ancient City.

Erhai Lake: A fresh water lake in the Yunnan Plateau at an elevation of 1972 metres, with a length of 42 km and width of 8 km.
Three pagodas:
The Three Pagodas are representation of the ancient architectural and cultural arts of the Bai nationality, erected during the Wudai Period (907-979 A.D.) of the Dali Kingdom.
Dali Ancient City: A famous Chinese historical and cultural city and a national scenic zone. A rich heritage dates back to the days when the city was the capital of the kingdoms of Nanzhao and Dali.

Day 04 Dali - Lijiang / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Drive 3 hours to Lijiang. Explore Lijiang Ancient Town.

Lijiang Ancient Town: It is situated on a plateau at an elevation of 2,600m and is impressive because of its scenery and lush vegetation. There is no other town in China like Lijiang which incorporates the folkways of so many people and the architectural styles of both north and south China.
Day 05 Lijiang / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Tour to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Visit Lijiang Murals and Shuhe Village of Naxi people.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain: A holy mountain for the Naxi people that is located 15km north of Lijiang city with an altitude of 5600 meters (18,400 feet) above sea level. Visit villages of Naxi people.
Lijiang Murals: Made in succession from the early Ming dynasty to the reign of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty. These mural paintings, with their fine and smooth lines, bright colors, vivid pattern and balanced and harmonious composition are a wonderful sight.

Day 06 Lijiang - Lugu Lake / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Drive 6.5 hours to the Lugu Lake. Visiting the Mosuo families, taste Mosuo food. Have a bonfire party tonight, dancing with the pretty and graceful Mosuo girls.

Lugu Lake: A shimmering pearl which is the native place of "The Females' Kingdom" composed of the Mosuo people, a unique matriarchate well-preserved by the indigenous Mosuo people, who are a branch of the Naxi ethnic minority group.
Day 07 Lugu Lake - Lijiang / (Breakfast, Lunch)
A cruise in the Lugu lake by "pig-trough" boats". The water of the lake is generally clean and green, with different shades of colour: now turquoise blue, now sapphire blue, now white-gray, simply beyond one's imagination. Teeming in the lake are fine-scaled fish, carps and other species. Visit the Liwubi Island and the Headman's Island.
Drive back to Lijiang in the afternoon.
Day 08 Lijiang - Kunming - Departure / (Breakfast, Lunch)
Take flight back to Kunming. Tour to the Qiongzhu Temple or Golden Temple, another option is visiting the Dragon gate in Western Hills by the Dianchi Lake. Transfer to the airport and see you off.

Qiongzhu Temple: The temple was built in the early years of the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368 A.D.) on the Yuan Hill in the western suburbs. It contains five hundred Arhats (clay figures) which took Li Guangxiu, a folk artist seven years to complete. Simple in style yet extremely life-like, this collection of clay figures is nationally recognized as a remarkable example of ancient Chinese sculpture.
Golden Temple: With a gross weight of 250 tons, the temple is a component of the Taihe Palace. It was built on in 1671 during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The temple's North Pole Hall was constructed entirely of cast bronze, including its pillars, beams, roof tiles, arched doors and windows, statues, and incense burners. With double-eave roofs, the bronze hall is 6.7 meters high, and 6.2 meters wide and deep.
Western Hills: Neighboring the Dianchi Lake, the hill stretches 40 kilometers from north to south. The Western Hill is endowed with breathtaking natural scenery, blooming flowers, green grass and dense forest. This is a great place for relaxing and hiking. The 66.5m Dragon Gate Grottoes are the largest and most beautiful Taoism grottoes in Yunnan, they were carved on the cliff between 1781-1853.


2. Hotel Accommodation For This Tour

City Luxury Standard Comfortable
Kunming Horison Hotel
Kunming Hotel
Camellia Hotel
Dali Regent Hotel
Landscape Hotel
Golden Dali Hotel
Lijiang International Hotel
Zen Garden Hotel
Xin Na Hotel
Lugu Lake Holiday Hotel
Holiday Hotel
Mosuo Mountain Villa

3. Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide 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 tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from the above tour, please let us know your requests.


4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:

1. Airport or hotel pick-up and drop-off service in cities listed in the itinerary.
2. Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3. The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
4. Service charge and government taxes.
5. The air ticket of economic class, taxes and dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6. Fourteen-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
7. A lunch served on board as listed in the itinerary.
8. Tibet entry permit based on the listed itinerary.



5. Exclusion For The Above Tour:

1. International flight tickets or train tickets.
2. Hotel single room supplement.
3. Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4. Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5. Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6. Fees for entry visa to China.
7. Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless explained specially.
8. Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.

 

6. Terms / Condition

Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment

 

7. Pricing Policy

  • The price is set as four travelers together, usually more people more discounts. See Price Calendar on top right corner.Please fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more favorable quoted price.
  • Accommodation
    The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service. You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking, the price will change accordingly.
    Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room if you want three travelers in one room, they may arrange extra bed service. The additional fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and it is included in the final price.
    Your earlier arrival to Beijing later departure from Hong Kong can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
    The single supplement is not included in the quoted price except single traveler's price.
    We choose only centrally located hotels with western standard service and breakfast. However, we can also arrange good location and clean local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry for details.
  • Breakfast
    The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements, they may offer western food or Western & Chinese Buffet in the morning.
    Child's breakfast is included only when he/she occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge an extra fee for the breakfast.
  • Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
    The original price excludes lunch and dinner unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner and lunch are optional Chinese food with local flavor, and the meal price is charged based on the group size.
    If you have some preferences on meals such as vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make us know in Special Requirements.
    Please also fill the Special Requirements if you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal food or Western food, etc. You are suggested to uncheck lunch and diner when booking. We will try to arrange it and your meal price is charged by the local restaurant.
    Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants when you don't select meals, the meal fee is at your own. Besides, your group should pay an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver and guide.
  • Transfer Service
    We offer free airport/railway station transfer service as specified in the itinerary. As for earlier arrival or later departure, you will be charged a bit of service fee and guide service is not provided. Please provide train/flight number, arrival time and contact information in Special Requirements.
    Usually, local guide will drop you off at security checkpoint of airport or railway station without guide serve on the flight or train. And the transfer guide may be not the same of that on the tour.
  • Flight
    We promise to offer flights operated by major airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airline, etc. or local big airlines such as Shenzhen Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Shandong Airlines and so forth. And the aircraft type is Airbus A3XX Series or Boeing 7-Series. Any change due to objective cause, we will ask your permission in advance.
  • Scenic Spots
    Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under 1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.

 

Yunnan location
Yunnan Location
Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Stone Forest
Bamboo Monastery, Qiongzhu Temple
Bamboo Monastery
Golden Temple, Kunming
Golden Temple, Kunming
Dianchi Lake
Dianchi Lake
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
These pagodas, Dali
Lijiang Ancient Town
Lijiang Ancient Town

Lugu Lake, Lijiang Lugu Lake, Lijiang
Lugu Lake, Lijiang Lugu Lake, Lijiang
Lugu Lake, Lijiang Lugu Lake, Lijiang
Naxi People, Lijiang
Naxi People, Lijiang
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Lijiang Ancient Town
Lijiang Ancient Town

Yuquan Park
Yuquan Park
Naxi People, Lijiang
Naxi People, Lijiang
 
 
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