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The home of the Chinese alpine mountains and tropical rainforests

Yunnan is the most south west region of China, bordering Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. It has a diverse geographical make-up ranging from alpine mountains to tropical rainforests and is home to 25 ethnic minorities.

Locations you will be visiting

  • Kunming, China

    Known in China as the "City of Eternal Spring", Kunming lies at an almost-tropical latitude but its ...

    2 Days

  • Old lady Dali town market Yunnan China

    Dali, China

    An ancient city on the shores of Lake Erhai, and home to the Bai minority people

    1 Day

  • lijiang town view china 2

    Lijiang, China

    A city with a history dating back at least 800 years and possibly as far back as the Song Dynasty.

    2 Days

  • Shangri-La, China

    A delightful town, living up to it's name - Shangri-la

    2 Days



8 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 To Kunming

Take your flight to Kunming. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure.

DAY 2 Kunming

First is the flower market then Stone Forest, comprising natural stone masterpieces over a period of 270 million years.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 Kunming to Dali

Fly to Dali. Visit Erhai Lake by local fishing boat and the 1,300 year old Three Pagoda’s.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transport: Airplane
DAY 4 Dali to Lijiang

In the morning drive to Lijiang. On the way we will visit the ancient town of Dayan. Upon arrival we will visit Black Dragon Pool.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 5 Lijiang

Ride the cable car to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, enjoy the Basha Naxi minority village and its ancient wall paintings. Enjoy the Naxi Ancient Music Show in the evening.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6 Lijiang to Shangri La

Today enjoy the dramatic scenery of the Tiger Leaping Gorge – one of the deepest gorges in the world. Drive onwards to Shangri-La.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transport: Drive
DAY 7 Shangri La

Visit the Grand Gedan Songzang Lin Tibetan Lama Temple followed by a trip to the Pudacuo Scenic Region.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8 Shangri La to Kunming

Catch a flight to Kunming, and then take a connecting flight to your onward destination.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Transport: Airplane
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

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    China: Calligraphy Lesson

    Create your own piece with a class in Chinese caligraphy

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    China: Tea Tasting

    Appreciate the varying blends of Chinese tea at a tasting

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Sample Accommodation

Landscape Boutique Hotel, Dali

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Wangfu Hotel, Lijiang

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Old Town Hotel, Shangri-La

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Jinjiang Hotel, Kunming

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Your holiday details
China: Yunnan
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What's included:
  • Airport transfers
  • Day tours
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at 4★ hotels, on twin share basis
  • Meals as stated
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • China visa
  • Tips
  • Personal Spending
  • Travel Insurance

Price from £1,499 per person

The deposit for these arrangements is £300 per person.

Please call 020 8543 8133 for more information or to make a booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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