Welcome to Shílín

Yes, it’s packed to the gills, every single rock is affixed with a cheesy poetic moniker, Sani women can be persistent in sales, and it’s all pricey as hell. Yet, idyllic, secluded walks are within 2km of the centre and by sunset or moonlight Shílín becomes other-worldly. To avoid the crowds, arrive early and avoid weekends.

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$100 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kunming Private Day Tour of the Stone Forest with the Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park, Shilin County, YunnanKunming Stone Forest, Shilin in Chinese, is a spectacular set of limestone groups and the representative of south China’s karst landscape. Known since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) as the 'First Wonder of the World', it is one of the most important attractions of Yunnan. An old local goes that if you have visited Kunming without seeing the Stone Forest, you have wasted your time.Duration: 2 hours

$186 Cultural & Theme Tours

One-day Tour Stone Forest & Jiuxiang Caves from Kunming

At 9am, your guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby then drive about 95km to the Naigu Stone Forest (Shilin) ------- the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006. You'll walk in pathways in the forest of capped limestone formations. After exploring around it for about two hours, you will have lunch in a local Yi restaurant. After lunch, in the afternoon, after 40 mins driving, you'll reach 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. In the cave, you'll see stunning natural wonders with rivers, twin waterfalls, rock bridges. After exploring two hours in the cave, we will drive about 2 hours back to Kunming city and you'll be dropped off at your hotel lobby around 7pm.If you want to visit other natural or cultural wonders in Yunnan, don't hesitate to reach us out.