Leon Long

Vanessa Zheng

Senior Travel Advisor

Wander authentic Yunnan for minority cultures, wonderlands and inner peace, if you are eager to dig into a side of China you won’t find in bustling metropolises. This 8-day private tour, your guide, driver and vehicle serve you only to make you enjoy the wonderland most. With fascinating sites and good explanations, you will obtain a deeper understanding of China.

Discover authentic Yunnan with no rush. Stroll around amazing stone forest in Kunming, explore old town in Dali, find marvelously natural beauty in Lijiang and immerse yourself in the wonderland of Sangria-La.

There are three styles for you to discover the diversity of the major tourist cities of China:





Attraction Visit must-see attractions Explore essential attractions in detail Culturally discover authentic China
Private Service Guided tours everyday Knowledgeable local guides Worry-free service and senior experienced guides
Standard of Hotel 3-star western standard 4-star western standard 5-star western standard
Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri la
Local restaurants
No shops and no factories, more time to explore
Price From USD $1,559 USD $1,629 USD $2,099


  • Discover one of the world’s deepest gorge --Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Explore the old towns of Dali and Lijiang to see minority architecture
  • See the snowy peaks of the wonderful Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Visit friendly Tibetan and Bai and Naxi minority
  • Lost in amazing Stone Forest in Kunming
  • Have a taste of special Yunnan cuisine

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 >Kunming Arrival (International Flight not Included)

  • Activities:Airport pick-up and transfer
  • Hotel:King World Hotel Kunming 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: None

Today you will land in Kunming, our local Kunming tour guide will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check-in. Time to relax or explore around.

Good to Know:

  • You can book your own flight or train to enter Kunming, also, we will be happy to offer help. Just contact us for our latest airfare deals.

Day 2 >Kunming Discovery

  • Activities:The Stone Forest
  • Hotel:King World Hotel Kunming 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Visit the jaw-dropping site of Stone Forest, about 2 hours by car from Kunming city. The various shapes of karst landscape was formed due to millions of years' movement of Earth. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people, their folk customs has become one spectacular scene, the colorful embroidery and minority dances combine with the natural sceneries, which will surely leave you a deep impression.

Day 3 >Dali Highlights

  • Activities:Ancient City of Dali, Shaxi Ancient Town, Airport transfer
  • Hotel:Dali Landscape Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Enjoy some morning free time in Kunming. Fly to Dali and check in upon arrival.

We will go to Shaxi Ancient Town which is listed by the World Monuments Fund as one of the world's 100 most endangered sites. Shaxi town was built on the remains of an ancient market town and was once an active trade stop on the Southern Silk Road that connected southwest China's hinterland with Southeast Asia and on to Europe.

We will feel up the peaceful atmosphere at Dali Ancient Town.

Day 4 >Wander in Lijiang Ancient Town

  • Activities:Houses of Bai People in Xizhou, Lijiang Ancient Town
  • Hotel:Hexi Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

In the morning, we will drive for 4 hours to Lijiang. Check in upon arrival and have simple lunch.

Visit the Bai poeple's hometown at Xizhou Village and visit Lijiang Ancient Town.

Day 5 >Admire the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

  • Activities:The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(Yak Meadow), Naxi Village
  • Hotel:Hexi Hotel Lijiang 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

The sublime Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a highlight to any Yunnan tour. Today our local tour guide will take you to this wonderful site and you will definitely make a day of it.

After lunch we will visit a humble Naxi Village. It is significant to the Naxi as the birthplace of "Tusi" (the Chinese word means chieftain of a clan) of Mu clan.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Day 6 >Discover Tiger Leaping Gorge

  • Activities:Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Hotel:Shangri la Lehu Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

The drive to Shangri-La is a scenic journey. On the way, we will stop to visit Tiger Leaping Gorge.

Check in upon arrival in Shangri-La.

Day 7 >Visit Wonderland -- Shangri la

  • Activities:Pudacuo National Park, Songzanlin Lamasery, Visit Tibetan Family
  • Hotel:Shangri la Lehu Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Shangri-La is an amazing destination for your China holiday. Today we will visit Pudacuo National Park. Also, a local Tibetan family will give you a warm welcome for a short visit.

Also visit the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province. Occupying an area of 33.3 hectares, Songzanlin was built in the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa and represents the Tibetan culture, housing buddhist statues and many precious cultural treasures.

Day 8>Shangri la Departure (Flight excluded)

  • Activities:Airport transfer
  • Meals: Breakfast

Take a flight to your destination. Thanks for traveling with us and hope to see you again soon!

Price Inclusion and Exclusion

Customers’ Feedbacks

Inquiry This Trip

from US $1,559 p/p

8 days/7 nightsPrivate Tour

You May Also Like These Tours: