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6 Days Dali Lijiang Tour

By , 24/04/2014 9:20 AM
Lijiang Old Town

Lijiang Old Town

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming
Meet our guide at the exit of the airport and be transferred to hotel. The guide will hold a paper sign with your name on for you to recognize. The rest of the day is free on your own to explore the city.

Day 2 Kunming (B, L)
Visit Qiongzhu Temple and Stone Forest. Qiongzhu Temple, or Bamboo Temple is a Buddhist temple situated on Yu’an Mountain. It offers natural, artistic and cultural insight. There is a mysterious legend about the origins of the temple and its bamboo forest. Stone Forest is a notable set of limestone formations located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County.

Day 3 Kunming-Dali (B, L)
Hotel pickup and transfer to airport. Take an early morning flight to Dali. Upon arrival, be picked up by the local guide and then start our beautiful Dali trip.
Firstly, visit the Erhai Lake Park, which was built to provide tourists the convenience of watching the famous Erhai Lake, named after its shape like an ‘ear’. Then move on to the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple, which has a history of 1800 years and is a symbol of the history of Dali city. Finally head to the essence of Dali culture-Dali Old Town, attractive by grand city wall and traditional Bai minority houses.

Day 4 Dali-Lijiang (B, L)
Drive to Lijiang (about 3 hours). On the way, visit the Bai people traditional houses in Xizhou town and a Tie-dye Workshop in Zhoucheng. Arrive in Lijiang and enjoy the beautiful scene of Lijiang Old Town, which is a well-preserved old city of ethnic minorities with brilliant culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 5 Lijiang (B, L)
Today you are able to experience more local minority culture. Visit the Baisha Village and a local Naxi family, the Baisha Murals, and the Rock Joseph’s Former Residence in Yuhu Village. Afternoon is free for you to enjoy the small bridges, swift streams, cobbled streets and grey tiled roofs of the residential houses in the Lijiang Old Town. In the evening, enjoy the Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance at Dongba Palace.

Day 6 Depart Lijiang
Hotel to airport transfer. Thank you for using our services.


7 Days Dali Lijiang Tour C

By , 24/04/2014 10:15 AM

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming
Airport pickup and transfer to hotel. The guide will wait at the exit of the airport, holding a paper sign with your name on for you to recognize.
Visit the vibrant Flower & Bird Market, the Central Square of old town quarter and Kunming’s symbol building–Golden Horse & Green Phoenix Archway.

Day 2 Kunming (B, L)
Today take an excursion to the Stone Forest, a natural wonder of karst landscape. The area is also home of many ethnic villages and you are able to visit a Sani people ethnic village to experience local minority culture.

Day 3 Kunming-Dali (B, L)
Morning tour to the scenic Western Hills from where you can overlook the famous Dianchi Lake, which is also a popular resort.
Afternoon drive to Dali and free time to explore the Dali Old Town on your own. It appears more charming after sunset.

Day 4 Dali (B, L)
Morning cruise the ear-shaped Erhai Lake. Disembark to visit Xizhou Village to explore Bai people’s traditional houses and taste the Three Courses of Tea, which is the reception etiquette of the minority. After lunch, come to a Tie-dye Workshop in Zhoucheng Village to learn about Bai’s patterned tie-dyed cloth handicraft, and then head for the famous Three Pagodas. At night, have fun on the Foreigner Street in the Dali old town.

Day 5 Dali-Lijiang (B, L)
After breakfast, drive to Lijiang. This afternoon, explore UNESCO World Heritage Site Lijiang Old Town, and the nearby Black Dragon Pool, a famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park which is further home to Dongba Culture Research Institute and the Dongba Culture Museum. Then climb the Wangu Tower on Lion Hill for bird’s views of the town as well as the King Mu’s Mansion in sunset.

Day 6 Lijiang (B, L, D)
Full day excursion to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain scenic spot. You will see the majestic snow-capped Jade Dragon Snow Mountain by cable car, the high Yak Meadow as its part, the scenic Jade Water Village aside the lake, Dongba Gods Garden, and the Jade Summit Lamasery. During the tour, watch the grand open-air cultural show with the mountain as backdrop-Impression Lijiang demonstrating the traditions and lifestyles of the Naxi, Yi and Bai peoples of the area.

Day 7 Depart Lijiang (B)
Free time before the tour guide escorts you to the Lijiang airport for departure. End of our service.