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7 Days Dali Lijiang Tour B

By , 24/04/2014 9:52 AM

Baisha Murals

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming
Upon arrival (at airport or railway), you would be picked up by our guide and transferred to hotel.

Day 2 Kunming (B, L)
A full day excursion takes you to the Stone Forest, a natural wonder of karst landscape. On the way, you will enjoy a visit to a typical Yi minority village and meet the local people.

Day 3 Kunming-Dali (B, L)
Fly to Dali in early morning. After lunch, start our tours in this important stop on the Yunnan-Tibetan plateau. The crystal blue Erhai Lake is a notable plateau lake for its clearness and beauty. In the Xizhou Bai Minority Village, you may enjoy the folk songs and dances of the Bai people while being served the famous Three Courses of Tea. The Three Pagodas built 1,300 years ago represents symbol of Dali. It is so pleasant to have a leisure stroll in the Dali Old Town in the evening.

Day 4 Dali-Lijiang (B, L)
After breakfast, drive about 3 hours to Shaxi Ancient Town. Nestled in a beautiful green valley, it is the only survival ancient bazaar on tea-horse old road. You will take a leisure stroll in Sidengjie Village, which was listed as a protected world architectural heritage site by the World Architecture Foundation. Continue to visit Shibaoshan Caves, housing a rich collection of Buddhist statues to admire.
Drive to Lijiang.

Day 5 Lijiang (B, L)
After breakfast visit the Former Residence of Dr. Joseph Rock in Yuhu Naxi Minority Village. In the afternoon come to Baisha Village, famous for the historical murals painted in some houses. Move on to the King Mu’s Mansion which was once the residential and working site of the Naxi rulers of Lijiang in the ancient time. Finally, stroll on the beautiful Lijiang Old Town World Heritage Site.

Day 6 Lijiang (B, L)  
Firstly, visit the beautiful Black Dragon Pool, which is considered the water source of Lijiang old town and the fields around. Then go to the Dongba Culture Exhibition Museum to learn about the mysterious Naxi minority culture. Continue to visit Lashhai Lake which has been approved as a plateau wetland nature reserve in Yunan since 1998. You will take the horse-ride and experience local custom.

Day 7 Depart Lijiang (B)
Hotel pickup and transfer to the Lijiang airport. End of our service.