For this tour, we have arranged visits to famous attractions in Kunming, Lijiang, and Shangri-la. The key highlights of this itinerary include visiting ancient sites known both in China and abroad. Visitors will experience firsthand both Nakhi culture and Lama Temple culture and will also have the opportunity to view the natural scenery of the area that has remained virtually unchanged throughout the millennia. To see these two together will take your breath away.
Day 1, Arrive in Kunming (flight not included)Your personal guide will meet you right in the arrivals hall, ready and on time A comfortable private car and experienced driver will be ready and waiting to take you to the hotel.Hotels: Kunming New Era Hotel 4*Day 2, Kunming to Lijiang (Flight ) Have breakfast at hotel. Be transferred to the Stone Forest from your hotel, we will take a half day to visit the Stone Forest. In the evening we will to Lijiang. On arrival, check in hotel in the ancient town.Dali Landscape Hotel 4* Day 3, Lijiang Ancient Town Have breakfast at hotel. Explore the Old Town of Lijiang and a special visit to Mufu - the former residence of Lijiang's ancient custom. If time permits, you will take an excursion to Shuhe Village.Dali Landscape Hotel 4*Day 4, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Have breakfast at hotel.Take an excursion to the famous Jade Dragon Mountain and black dragon pool.Lijiang Lige Holiday hotel 4*Day 5, Lijiang to Shangri-la (Car/Van Transfer) Have breakfast at hotel.We will drive you to Shangri-la. Visiting Tiger Leaping Gorge and view the first bent of Yangtze River at The Stone Drum Town(Shigu Town).Lijiang Lige Holiday hotel 4*Day 6, Shangri-la Have breakfast at hotel.A day trip to Podacuo National Park and Songzanlin LamaseryPudacuo National Park, the first national park in China to meet IUCN standards, is part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas World Heritage Site. Only 50 minutes ride from the city of Shangri-la. It consists of the Bita Lake Nature Reserve and the Shudu Scenic Area. The views are serenely beautiful with mountains, dense forest and flower sea in late spring and summer.Lijiang Lige Holiday hotel 4*Day 7, Lijiang to Kunming （Flight） Have breakfast at hotel.After breakfast, we will drive you to the airport for your flight to Kunming.Tips: Kunming has direct flights to all major cities in China and flights to Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Kuala Lumpar, Bangkok, Manila, Masaka, Seoul, Tyoko, Hanoi and Singapore.