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11 Days Discovery to Ethnic Groups in Tropical Forests of Xishuangbanna
 
Kunming | Xishuang Banna | Dali | Shaxi | Lijiang | Zhongdian
 
 
Tour Description:
This is a private tour, We will assign private guide and van in each city and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group. Also the tour is totally flexible. You can start your own tours at anytime as you like. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please Email(ebiz@dditours.com) in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.
 
Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Kunming ()

On arrival in Kunming ,you will be met & transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2
Kunming (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day tour to Stone Forest, Seven Star Yi people’s village.Lunch with famous local roast duck.

Stone Forest: Known as "First Wonder of the World", one of the most important attractions of Yunnan.

Stone Forest

Day 3

Kunming/Xishuang Banna (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Xishuang Banna. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to Visit Wild Elephant Valley.
Menglun Botanic Garden Day 4
Xishuang Banna (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day visit of Menglun Botanic Garden, Dai Nationality Garden, Dai Nationality Villages, Buddha Temples. Experience the ferry through the Lancang River.


Day 5
Xishuang Banna/Dali (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to Dali by morning flight. Upon arrival, visit the Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas of Chongshen Monastery and Dali old town.

Erhai Lake: the largest highland lake next to Dianchi and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China.
Dali old town: built in 1382 and is one the 24 most famous historical and cultural cities in China.
Three Pagodas of Chongshen Monastery: It is a symbol of the history of Dali City and has a history of over 1800 years.

Day 6
Dali/Shaxi(B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Drive to Shaxi. Visit Shaxi ancient town, Xingjiao Temple, Ancient Stage and Ou Yang Family’s Courtyard.

Shaxi ancient town

Day 7
Shaxi/Lijiang (B/L)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Visit Jianshuan Shibao Mountain. Then drive to Lijiang. Visit Ancient City of Lijiang, Sifang Street.

Ancient City of Lijiang (Dayan Ancient Town): The town is a largely Naxi settlement first built during the Southern Song Dynasty and was listed by the UNESCO on the list of the world’s major cultural heritages in 1997.

Dayan Ancient City


Day 8
Lijiang (B/L)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Visit Suhe Naxi people’s village, Baisha Murals in Baisha Naxi village and Black Dragon Pool.

Black Dragon Pool: The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools in China because of its beauty.
Baisha: which is a Naxi village with a 500 years old fresco


Day 9
Lijiang/Zhongdian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel ,then drive to shigu. Visit first Bend of Yangtze River and Tiger Leaping Gorge, continue 105 km to Zhongdian (capital city of Deqen Tibetan Auto. Pref.), where is close to Tibet and known as Shangri-La / a hidden paradise in James Hilton’s 1993 novel--- Lost Horizon.

Frist Bend of Yangtze River: When the river reaches Shigu Township it makes an abrupt turn and flows further northward, forming the marvelous view reputed as the First Bend of the Yangtze River.
Shigu Town (Town of Stone Drum): The town got its name from a large, cylindrical, marble tablet shaped like a drum, serves as an engraved memorial honoring the Sino-Naxi victory over a Tibetan army in 1548.
Tiger Leaping Gorge
: The name of the gorge is attributed to the legend that a tiger had once jumped across the gorge at its narrowest section 30 meters in width.


Day 10
Zhongdian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. In the morning Visit Sudu Lake, Bita Lake and Tibetan villages. In the afternoon Visit Grand Gedan Songzang Linsi, back to the town.

Grand Gedan Songzang Linsi
Shudu Lake: Situated in the northeast of Zhongdian, Shudu Lake is the largest in the county. With an ancient forest on one side, the east bank of the lake is lined with white birch trees that form a golden sea in autumn.
Bita Lake: 25 kilometers east of Zhongdian, Bita Lake is a plateau lake that provide ideal habitat for birds and animals. Rhododendrons are so plentiful in the lake area that in April and May, the Lake is surrounded by flowers in colors of red, pink, white and purple.
Grand Gedan Songzang Linsi: Originally built in 1679, stands against the hill, surrounded by oval city walls, owns 2 main halls and 8 side halls, the monastery live up to the fame of “Little Potala Palace”

Day 11
Zhongdian/Departure (B)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to airport for next destination. End of service.

 
 
 
Price Details(per person in US$):

Budget Class
(Tour Code: PN110)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
Price
$2266
$1765
Single room supplement
$368
$368
Standard Class
(Tour Code: PN111)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
Price
$2295
$1790
Single room supplement
$420
$420
Deluxe Class
(Tour Code: PN112)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
Price
$2490
$1988
Single room supplement
$610
$610




 
 
 
 
Service included Service not included
A.
Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
B.
Entrance fees
C.
Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
D.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner
E.
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary
F.
Service Charge & Government Taxes.
G.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
A.
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets
B.
Visa Fees
C.
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers
D.
Single Room Supplement
E.
Personal Expenses
F.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D"
Note:
1)
Prices quoted are subject to rooms availability at the time of booking is made.
2)

Prices are valid until December, 2017 and prices are not available in major holiday (October 1- October 7, Jan 27- Feb 02 ) in China.
3)
Our Price are subject to change of the exchange rate between US$ and RMB changes by 2% or more(Now: US$ : RMB=1 : 6.9).
4) The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer, for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to certain amount surcharge.

 
 
 
Featured Hotels for this tour:
 
Budget Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Xishuang Banna
Tai Garden Hotel or similar
Three Star
( ★ ★
)
Shaxi
No. 58 Guesthouse or Similar
Kunming
Xiqiao Hotel or similar
Lijiang
Sanhe Hotel or Similar
Dali
Landscape Hotel or Similar
Zhongdian
Moonlight City or Similar
Standard Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Xishuang Banna
Empark Grand Hotel or similar
Four Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Shaxi
No. 58 Guesthouse or similar
Kunming
Jinjiang Hotel(A Building) or similar
Lijiang
Wangfu Hotel or similar
Dali
Landscape Hotel or similar
Zhongdian
Old Town International Hotel or similar
Deluxe Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Xishuang Banna
Empark Grand Hotel (B Building) or similar
Five Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Shaxi
Lao Ma Dian or Similar
Kunming
Kai Wah Plaza International Kunming or similar
Lijiang
Guanfang Hotel or similar
Dali
Regent Hotel or similar
Zhongdian
Paradise Hotel or Similar
 
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