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Of course, like other Chinese cities, the face of Kūnmíng is constantly changing and most old neighbourhoods have been torn down to make way for shopping malls. And the traffic jams that were unknown a few years ago, are now a regular occurrence. Yet, the essentially easy-going nature of Kūnmíng is, thankfully, still the same.


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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.

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Dynamic Yunnan Kunming Lijiang Dali Shangri-la Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Green Lake HotelPick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel ( Green Lake Hotel) Duration: 2 daysStop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park, Shilin County, YunnanIn the morning pick up from the hotel, drive 2.5 hours to the stone forest. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Jiuxiang Geological Park MuseumVisit the Karst Cave after the Stone Forest. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming, Kunming, YunnanIn the Morning Visit the Flowers and Birds Market then drive to Dali. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Dali Ancient, Dali, YunnanDrive about 4 hours to Dali, then visit the Old Town of DaliDuration: 1 hourStop At: Landscape HotelCheck in at the Landscape Hotel, have dinner nearby the hotel. Duration: 2 daysStop At: Cangshan Mountain, Dali, YunnanVisit the Cangshan MountainDuration: 1 hourStop At: Erhai Lake, Dali, YunnanVisit the Erhai Lake.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Shaxi Ancient Town, Taicang, JiangsuChecked out hotel. Drive to Shaxi Ancient Town. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jinfu HotelCheck in the Jinfu Hotel( Golden Hospitality Hotel at old town of Lijiang)Duration: 2 daysStop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong County, YunnanVisit the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Visit the Yak Meadow. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Lijiang Impressions Show, Lijiang, YunnanEnjoy the fantastic local cultural show directed by the most famous film director, YiMo Zhang. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Old Town of Lijiang - China, Lijiang, YunnanWalk at the Old Town of Lijiang. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), Shangri-La County, YunnanCheck out the hotel of Lijiang. Drive to the Tiger leaping Gorge. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Yangtze River First Bend, Shangri-La County, YunnanVisit the First Bend of Yangtze River on the way to Shangrila. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Songtsam Retreat at Shangri-LaCheck in the Hotel in Shangri-La Duration: 2 daysStop At: SongZan LinSi ZangBao ZhanLanGuan, Shangri-La County, YunnanVisit the SongZan LinSi Temple in the Morning. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Pudacuo National ParkVisit he National Park at Shangri-La, Pudacuo National ParkDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Dukezong Ancient Town, Shangri-La County, YunnanVisit the Dukezong Ancient Town, Shangri-La. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Green Lake (Cui Hu), Kunming, YunnanCheck in the Green Lake Hotel in Kunming. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Kunming AirportPick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for the homeward flight. Duration: 45 minutes

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Beijing Private Tour to Temple of Heaven, Panda House and Summer Palace

Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Beijing city center at 8:30am, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Your exploration begins with a visit to the stunning Temple of Heaven visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven. Watching local people doing morning exercises and you are welcome to join! The Temple of Heaven is one of several worship sites in the capital where the emperors offered sacrifices.The Temple of Heaven was constructed between 1406 and 1420 during the reign of Ming Emperor YongLe (reign: 1403-1424), who also oversaw the creation of the Forbidden City during the same period. Next, you will visit the Beijing Zoo. As the home for 14,500 animals, the zoo was founded in 1906 during the late Qing dynasty. Like many of Beijing's parks, the zoo's grounds resemble classical Chinese gardens, with flower beds amidst natural scenery. Here, you will visit the cute pandas, and feel free to discuss with your tour guide on what else you want to see in the zoo. Enjoy lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. Continue to a well-preserved royal garden: the Summer Palace. Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world. Accompanied by your tour guide, you will visit the Long corridor, marble boat, Hall of Happiness and Longevity and more. You will take the dragon boat on the Kunming lake to enjoy a different view of the palace. Afterwards, you will return to your hotel in Beijing city center around 5:30pm.

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Zhangjiajie Highlights Tour, in a economical and exquisite way !

ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie ArrivalPass By: Dayong City, Zhangjiajie, HunanWelcome to Zhangjiajie! Upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel in the Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore this beautiful city.Arrival ideas:Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is 6 km from downtown area. It has flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Qingdao and more destinations in China. while Zhangjiajie Railway Station is about 2 km from downtown area. Trains are connected Zhangjiajie with Changsha (6 hrs), Yichang (5 hrs), Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Guangzhou, etc.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Zhangjiajie city, a boutique hotel.Day 2: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park-Yellow Stone Village & Golden Whip SteamStop At: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, you’ll visit the most beautiful scenic spots in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. First, you’ll take the cable car to Huangshi Village which is 1080m above the sea level. It is the biggest sightseeing platform to view the spectacular scenery in the national park. A saying goes “He who does not reach Huangshi Village does not pay a true visit to Zhangjiajie.” Later, explore the famous Golden Whip Brook which covers a distance of 7.5 km, winding across mountains and valleys. It is famous for its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley. As a veritable "paradise" for plants, its pathways are adorned by an abundance of flowers, trees, and grasses.Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: Located 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first state-level forest park in China. It is known for its exquisite forests, odd-shaped peaks and rocks, the beautiful canyons, the limestone caves, and the breath-taking panoramic views. The words, such as majestic, eccentric, tranquil, delicate and wild, are not enough to describe it's beauty.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Wulingyuan Town, a boutique hotel.Day 3: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park-Yuanjiajie Avatar Mountain & Tianzi MountainStop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanOn this day, you’ll first take Bailong elevator up to Yuanjiajie, which is situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Park. This scenic area is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie Avatar. The peaks in Yuanjiajie are nearly at the same height, which makes it a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas.Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.After the exciting tour, you'll be escorted back to your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Wulingyuan Town, a boutique hotel.Day 4: Tianmen Mountain National Park & DepartureStop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. On this day, you’ll first take a trip to Tianmen Mountain. Referred to as the “Soul of culture and spirit of Zhangjiajie”, Tianmen Mountain, standing 1,500 meters above sea level, boasts miraculous and unique geographic landform, unparalleled natural landscape, profound cultural connotations.Experience the longest cableway in Asia with a length of 7200 meters, take photos of Avenue toward Heaven with 99 turns from cable car. On the top of Tianmen Mountain, enjoy the Cliff-Hanging Walkway and avoid the crowds to take some photos; hold your breath and experience the thrilling Glass Sky Walk. Then, visit the natural mountain-penetrating Karst cave - Tianmen Cave. The foot of the cave is wonderful photo opportunity with the hole in the mountain as the background. It is worth waiting for the sunlight to shine through the hole with mist or smoke illuminating the way.In the afternoon, visit the Tujia Folk Customs Park. Tujia Folk Custom Park is a large-scale cultural tourist attraction which is mainly built to demonstrate Tujia people’s folk custom. In this area of 5 hectares, you could see various aspects of Tujia folk customs such as wood and stone architecture, food, agriculture, military art etc.After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you the airport or railway station to catch the train to your next destination. Service ends!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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Zhangjiajie Beauty Tour with Glass Bridge,in a economical and exiquisite way !!!

ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie ArrivalPass By: Dayong City, Zhangjiajie, HunanWelcome to Zhangjiajie! Upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel in the Zhangjiajie downtown area. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore this beautiful city.Arrival ideas:Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is 6km from downtown area. It has flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Qingdao and more destinations in China. while Zhangjiajie Railway Station is about 2 km from downtown area. Trains are connected Zhangjiajie with Changsha (6 hrs), Yichang (5 hrs), Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Guangzhou, etc.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a boutique hotel, Zhangjiajie City.Day 2: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon & Yellow Dragon CaveStop At: The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, be ready for today's exciting adventures. You'll first drive about 60km from Zhangjiajie downtown area to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. You will start from the Tourist Center to Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge to walk on the highest and longest glass bridge in the world. After that, appreciate the charming sightseeing of running waters, flying waterfalls, lush vegetation, etc. at the Rainbow Square, Yilian Youmeng, Momo Cave, the Holy Spring Lake and other beautiful attractions in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. (Please note: In Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, you can choose to only experience the thrilling glass bridge or fully explore glass bridge as well as hiking and boating in the Grand Canyon. Feel free to tell your likes to your travel consultants.)Next, you’ll drive about 20km to see the natural wonder in the Yellow Dragon Cave, also known as Huanglong Cave. It is a underground-lost palace which is praised as the most beautiful cave in the world by UNESCO Experts, with an area of 100,000 square meters, a length of 7.6 kilometers, a height of 140 meters. There are two underground rivers, four waterfalls, 13 caverns and 10,000 stalagmites and stalactites is this huge limestone cave. The Magic Needle and Chair of Dragon King are two most famous sights in the cave.After the sightseeing, drive to Wulingyuan to check in your hotel.Please Note: The regular itinerary for the Day 2 is to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, and walk the Glass Bridge in the morning, then drive to Zhangjiajie National Forest Pak to visit Huangshi Village and Golden Whip Brook in the afternoon. But we have to replace Huangshi Village and Golden Whip Brook with Yellow Dragon Cave because currently the road between Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and Huangshi Village and Golden Whip Brook is under a big reconstruction (will complete in early 2019).Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at a boutique hotel, Wulingyuan Town.Day 3: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park -Yuanjiajie Avatar Mountain & Tianzi Mountain Forest PeakStop At: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, start your full-day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Adventure. Located 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first state-level forest park in China. It is known for its exquisite forests, odd-shaped peaks and rocks, the beautiful canyons, the limestone caves, and the breath-taking panoramic views. The words, such as majestic, eccentric, tranquil, delicate and wild, are not enough to describe it's beauty. Firstly, go to take the 326-meter-high Bailong Elevator (the tallest and the fastest in the world) up to Yuanjiajie, which is situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Park. This scenic area is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie Avatar. The peaks in Yuanjiajie are nearly at the same height, which makes it a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas.Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at a boutique hotel, Wulingyuan Town.Day 4: Tianmen Mountain National Park & Zhangjiajie Departure Stop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. On this day, you’ll first take a trip to Tianmen Mountain. Referred to as the “Soul of culture and spirit of Zhangjiajie”, Tianmen Mountain, standing 1,500 meters above sea level, boasts miraculous and unique geographic landform, unparalleled natural landscape, profound cultural connotations.Experience the longest cableway in Asia with a length of 7200 meters, take photos of Avenue toward Heaven with 99 turns from cable car. On the top of Tianmen Mountain, enjoy the Cliff-Hanging Walkway and avoid the crowds to take some photos; hold your breath and experience the thrilling Glass Sky Walk. Then, visit the natural mountain-penetrating Karst cave - Tianmen Cave. The foot of the cave is wonderful photo opportunity with the hole in the mountain as the background. It is worth waiting for the sunlight to shine through the hole with mist or smoke illuminating the way.In the afternoon, visit the Tujia Folk Customs Park. Tujia Folk Custom Park is a large-scale cultural tourist attraction which is mainly built to demonstrate Tujia people’s folk custom. In this area of 5 hectares, you could see various aspects of Tujia folk customs such as wood and stone architecture, food, agriculture, military art etc.After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you the airport or railway station to catch the train to your next destination. Service ends!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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5 Days Zhangjiajie Beauty & Fenghuang Ancient Town Tour ! Economical&Exquisite !

ItineraryDay 1: Zhangjiajie ArrivalStop At: Dayong City, Zhangjiajie, HunanWelcome to Zhangjiajie! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel in the Zhangjiajie downtown. Your guide will help you check in.Arrival ideas:Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport is 6 km from downtown area. It has flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Qingdao and more destinations in China. Zhangjiajie Railway Station is about 2 km from downtown area. Trains are connected Zhangjiajie with Changsha (6 hrs), Yichang (5 hrs), Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Guangzhou, etc.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a Boutique hotel, Zhangjiajie City.Day 2: Tianmen Mountain National Forest ParkStop At: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanAfter breakfast, go and visit Tianmen Mountain: Regarded as the ‘soul’ of Zhangjiajie, Tianmen Mountain is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie; the views included graceful ancient trees, karst hillocks and long roads that are carved from the sides of the cliff. The cable car takes 30minutes from the city center to the mountain top and is the longest in the world.Tianmen Mountain Glass Walkway: Tianmen Mountain Glass Walkway, located in China’s Tianmen Mountain National Park, is one of the word’s highest observation platforms jutting out from a sheer cliff at 1430 meters tall. The 1.6-metre-wide, 60-meter-long glass walkway offers sightseers terrifying thrills and clear view of the mountain below as they tread nervously on it ,and has been compared to the Grand Canyon ‘skywalk ’in Arizona, USA.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at a Boutique hotel, Zhangjiajie City.Day 3: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park-Yuanjiajie Avatar Mountain & Tianzi Mountain.Stop At: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, HunanOn this day, you’ll first take Bailong elevator up to Yuanjiajie, which is situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Park. This scenic area is world famous as the mountains here inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood movie Avatar. The peaks in Yuanjiajie are nearly at the same height, which makes it a mountain platform great for enjoying sweeping vistas.Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain, where you can have a stunning view of the peaks rising one after another. Atop of the mountain offers a full extent of the whole scenic area, which is magnificent and spectacular. There are four wonders in Tianzi Mountain: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter. About Zhangjiajie National Forest Park:Located 32 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was the first national forest park in China, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. It is also famous for the inspiration for the movie AVATAR, the Hallelujah Mountain. The park is known for its odd-shaped peaks and rocks, exquisite forests, tranquil water, beautiful canyons, limestone caves and breathtaking views. Different scenery presents in different seasons. In spring, all flowers on mountains blossom and mountains are luxuriantly green. In summer, the forests flourish and are strongly fragrant. In autumn, the mountain slowly turns yellow and red with a sense of poetry at this time. In winter, travelers can marvel at the evergreen trees among the snowy landscape.After the exciting tour, you'll be escorted back to your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at a Boutique hotel, Wulingyuan Town .Day 4: Yellow Dragon Cave & Drive to Fenghuang(Phoenix) Ancient Town,night view in Fenghuang Ancient TownStop At: Fenghuang Ancient City Museum, Fenghuang County, HunanAfter breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. The only stop in Zhangjiajie today isYellow Dragon Cave in Suoxiyu Nature Reserve. Yellow Dragon Cave, also Huanglong Cave, is the underground-lost palace which praised as the most beautiful cave in the world by UNESCO Experts. With an area of 100,000 square meters, length of 7.6 kilometers, height of 140 meters, two underground rivers, four waterfalls, 13 caverns and 10,000 stalagmites and stalactites, it is a huge limestone cave. The Magic Needle and Chair of Dragon King are famous sights in the cave.After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you to Fenghuang Ancient Town with 4-hours’ drive. Appreciate the fabulous night view of this ancient town.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at a Boutique hotel, Phoenix Town .Day 5: Fenghuang(Phoenix Ancient Town)-Zhangjiajie departure!Stop At: Fenghuang Ancient City Museum, Fenghuang County, HunanToday, have a nice tour in Fenghuang Ancient Town. Fenghuang (phoenix) ancient city, the national famous historical and cultural city, praised by New Zealand famous writer Louis alley as the most beautiful city in China. It is surrounded by Dehang Miao village, Mengdong River Rafting Area, and Fanjing mountain of Guizhou province.Legend has it that: Ancient India bird "Phoenix" collected scented woods and burned itself when reached the age of five hundred years. Resurrect from the ember, no more death. Chinese called the bird: Fenghuang, a holy legendary animal. In the history, Fenghuang is a symbol of Empress, like the emperor is a symbol of Dragon. In the town dozens of allays are paved with stones that run between the wooden houses built by the Tuo River. Chinese Miao people have stepped on the rock road generations after generations. Highlights of your today's tour will be Phoenix River rafting, The Former Residence of Shen Congwen, and the Ancient Town Museum etc.In the afternoon, drive back to Zhangjiajie city and escort you to airport or train station to your next destination or back home.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.