Our tour takes place in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province and a historical and cultural city. People around China also call her “Spring City” because her climate is like spring all year round. The Nationalities village is a huge park that reunites Yunnan’s 26 ethnic groups and where you can learn a lot about their culture and traditions. Close by are the Western Hills, where you can visit the temples carved on the side of a natural cliff and admire a big panoramic view of Kunming and Dianchi lake. Next to the dragon gate you will also find the largest Taoist grotto of Yunnan.Highlights: • Western Hill and Dragon Grotto: temples on the side of a natural cliff, the largest Taoist grotto of Yunnan, big panoramic view of Kunming city and Dianchi lake. • Nationalities Village: Learn about Yunnan’s 26 ethnic groups way of life, architecture, clothing and traditions.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yunnan Nationalities VillageBenzilam, Kunming, YunnanA beautiful and big park that reunites Yunnan’s 26 ethnic groups. Every single of Yunnan’s ethnic minority has their own village built in their own unique style. People from these ethnicities live here to show their colorful and traditional way of life, showing their rituals, dances, crafts, festivals and so on.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), Kunming, YunnanUp the western hills, cultural temples are mixed with natural cliffs, Taoist grottoes, flowers and forests. Especially when you go through the stone corridor carved into the face of the cliff, you can really imagine how dangerous and difficult work it must have been to build all this. You can visit a big Taoist Grotto close to the famous Dragon Gate and on the mountain top, you can enjoy a big panoramic view of Kunming. At the end of the day we will drive back to Kunming.Duration: 3 hours