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$45 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Airport Transfer: Kunming Changshui International Airport

Private airport shuttle service is the best way to reach Kunming City from Kunming Changshui International Airport and vice versa. Enjoy comfortable private car or van rides to your destinations within 30 to 50 minutes. Your driver could also provide tourism information and Yunnan travel tips if needed.

$173 Day Trips & Excursions

Kunming to Jiuxiang and Stone Forests Private Tour with Lunch

Meet your private guide and driver in the lobby of your hotel at around 8am in Kunming. You will depart for Yiliang County to pay a visit to Jiuxiang Karst Cave. The cave group is rumored to be the largest and the most magical in China. You need to descend into the Jiuxiang Karst Cave by elevator to explore the magnificent underground world. Then, take the cable car to its entrance. After visiting the cave, begin the drive to Yiliang. Upon arrival, you may take time to enjoy a traditional roasted duck lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will proceed to the Stone Forest for the afternoon. Within the area, be marveled by numerous stone peaks displaying various sizes and shapes that earned its name from the locals as the "First Wonder Under Heaven." This area is also home to Sani ethnic group who are a diaspora of Chinese Yi ethnic minority.  In the late afternoon, your guide will transfer you back to your Kunming hotel. End this trip with sweet memory.

$155 Private & Custom Tours

Full-Day Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Cave Tour from Kunming

At 8am, your guide will pick you up at your hotel. Drive 86km to reach the Stone Forest. There is an old saying, "it is a pity not to visit the Stone Forest while you’re in Kunming." After lunch, drive back to visit Jiuxiang Cave, which is known as the "museum of karst caves," Jiuxiang boasts more than 100 karst caves and is the largest cave group system in China. The cave formations are varied and the rivers, waterfalls, and natural rock bridges are very enchanting. At the end of the tour drive back to Kunming city and return to your hotel.

$9 Transfers & Ground Transport

Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG) to Kunming Hotel

On arrival, your trip in Kunming area will begin with the easy convenience of a private transfers to your chosen destination in the airport/train station. A professional driver will greet you at the airport/train station and help with your bags before whisking you away to your hotel/airport/train station in no time – no waiting around for a crowded bus or hustling for a taxi. Hop into a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle and begin your tour of the city in style. With 2, 5, 9 and 15 pax vehicles on offer, this transfer is ideal for small and large traveling groups so sit back, relax and enjoy this door-to-door service.

$100 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kunming Private Half-Day Tour with Dragon Gate, Huating Temple

At around 9am, your private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kunming hotel and drive to Dragon Gate at West Hill to see the largest fresh-water lake, Dianchi Lake, which is also called "the pearl of the plateau". Next, your will visit Huating Temple, which is one of the oldest and largest Buddhist complexes in Kunming with 572 painted sculptures and more than 260 stone carvings of animals and birds. After lunch, you will visit Grand View Tower. Its lovely gardens and buildings have won the name of "West Lake Junior" commanding a panoramic view of Dianchi Lake with the charming Sleeping Beauty Hill in the background. After that, you will transfer be transferred back to your downtown Kunming hotel where this tour concludes.

$20 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Dali - The Three Pagodas of The Chongsheng Temple

Visit: Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple (Northwest Gate)here you will find a magnificent pagoda. Here there are 3 pagodas with very high artistic value

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