10 night private tour: Wonders of Yunnan - China - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Exploring the vibrant streets of Kunming, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modernity.
  • Immersing in the breathtaking terraced landscapes of Yuanyang, a photographer's paradise at every turn.
  • Embarking on a journey to Shangri-La, where misty mountains and tranquil lakes create an otherworldly atmosphere.

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I recommend this tour to those who wish to immerse themselves in an authentic region of China, off the beaten path. Discovering Yunnan was a true highlight for me, as it is a province still preserved both culturally and in its landscapes.

Eléonore

Your itinerary in brief

Embark on a captivating 10 night tour of China, beginning in Kunming, the vibrant "Spring City" known for its temperate climate and blooming flowers. Explore Jianshui's ancient architecture and rich cultural heritage before marvelling at the stunning terraced landscapes of Yuanyang, a photographer's paradise. Experience the mystical allure of Shangri-La with its breathtaking Tibetan landscapes and serene monasteries. Finally, wander the cobblestone streets of Lijiang, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the charm of the old town and the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain await.
 
 
Your itinerary:
 
 
Day 1: Arrive in Kunming
Day 2: Kunming - Jianshui
Day 3: Jianshui - Yuanyang
Day 4: Yuanyang 
Day 5: Yuanyang - Kunming - Dali
Day 6: Dali
Day 7: Dali - Shangri-La
Day 8: Shangri-La
Day 9: Shangri-La - Lijiang
Day 10: Lijiang
Day 11: Depart Lijiang
 

Your itinerary in detail

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN KUNMING

Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province in southwestern China, is known as the "Spring City" for its pleasant, temperate climate year-round. Nestled amidst picturesque mountains and renowned for its vibrant ethnic diversity, Kunming boasts cultural landmarks like the ancient Yuantong Temple and natural attractions such as the Stone Forest.
  • Arrive in Kunming & meet your English-speaking local guide
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Night at Hilton Hampson Kunming

 

 

DAY 2: KUNMING - JIANSHUI

Jianshui, a historic county in Yunnan Province, China, is celebrated for its well-preserved ancient architecture and rich cultural heritage. Known for the Confucian Temple, one of the largest in China, and the charming Zhu Family Garden, Jianshui offers a glimpse into traditional Chinese life and history.

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Transfer to Shilin to visit the Stone Forest
  • Transfer to Jianshui
  • Night at Lin An Hotel

 

 

DAY 3: JIANSHUI - YUANYANG

Yuanyang, located in the southern part of Yunnan Province, China, is famous for its breathtaking rice terraces, which are a UNESCO World Heritage site. These terraces, cultivated by the Hani people for over a millennium, create stunning landscapes that change with the seasons.

  • Breakfast & lunch included 
  • Visit the Temple of Confucius & the Shuanglong Bridge
  • Transfer to Yuanyang
  • Night at Orienco Club Alzeikol Hotel

 


DAY 4: YUANYANG

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Spend the day visiting rice terraces
  • Night at Orienco Club Alzeikol Hotel 

 

DAY 5: YUANYANG - KUNMING - DALI

 Dali, situated in the heart of China's Yunnan Province, is renowned for its stunning natural scenery, ancient history, and vibrant culture. With the picturesque Erhai Lake to its east and the towering Cangshan Mountain to its west, Dali offers breathtaking landscapes. The city's well-preserved old town, with its traditional Bai architecture, cobblestone streets, and lively markets, provides visitors with a glimpse into its rich history and cultural heritage.

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Return to Kunming & transfer to Kunming South Railway Station 
  • Second-class express train journey Kunming- Dali
  • Night at Landscape Hotel

 

DAY 6: DALI

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Transfer to the Xizhou village
  • Visit Zhoucheng Village
  • Return back to Dali & visit the Temple of the Three Pagodas
  • Night at Landscape Hotel

 


DAY 7: DALI - SHANGRI-LA

Shangri-La, located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, China, is a captivating destination known for its ethereal beauty and mystical allure. Nestled amidst majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and lush forests, Shangri-La offers a serene and idyllic retreat for travelers seeking tranquillity and natural splendour. The region is also rich in Tibetan culture, with monasteries, prayer flags, and traditional festivals adding to its enchanting atmosphere. 

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Transfer to the old village of Shaxi  
  • Transfer to Shangri-La
  • Night at El Ramada ou Moonlight International Hotel

 


DAY 8: SHANGRI-LA

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Guided tour of the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery
  • Walk around Lamuyangcuo Lake
  • Night at El Ramada ou Moonlight International Hotel

DAY 9: SHANGRI-LA - LIJIANG

Lijiang, nestled in the northwest of China's Yunnan Province, is a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its ancient town, cobblestone streets, and traditional Naxi architecture. Set against the backdrop of the snow-capped Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang offers a breathtaking blend of natural beauty and cultural charm.
 
  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Transfer to Lijiang
  • On the way, discover the spectacular scenery of the Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Night at Lijiang Doof Resort Hotel

 

 

DAY 10: LIJIANG

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Visit the Black Dragon Pond and the Dongba Museum
  • Visit the Yufeng Temple
  • Night at Lijiang Doof Resort Hotel

 


DAY 11: DEPART LIJIANG

  • Breakfast included 
  • Transfer to the airport

Important information about your tour and visits: 

  

The hotels, which comply with local standards, are indicative and may be changed locally for hotels of a similar category. The itinerary is subject to changes due to compelling reasons such as delayed flights, weather conditions or other cases of force majeure.  The order of visits is also subject to change without affecting the overall experience of the itinerary

Your hotels

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Maximum room capacity

At each of your stops, you will be staying in comfortable rooms in thoughtfully selected 4* (or similar) hotels.

 

Your hotels:

 

Kunming: Hilton Hampson Kunming
Jianshui: Lin An Hotel
Yuanyang: Orienco Club Alzeikol Hotel
Dali: Landscape Hotel
Shangri-La: El Ramada ou Moonlight International Hotel
Lijiang: Lijiang Doof Resort Hotel

 

If the hotels listed above are unavailable, you will be provided with comfortable accommodation in similar hotels. Local standards apply. 

 

Your dining choices

This is a half board stay from day 2 till day 10 (breakfast and your evening meal served in the main buffet restaurant - excludes drinks). Please see the details section for further information about your board basis.     

Your journey to Kunming

Flights:

You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Luggage information

Luggage, meals and other services on board may be subject to an additional fee on certain airlines. It is possible to view details of luggage allowances when you choose your flights at the next stage of the booking process. If luggage is not included with your flight, please go to the airline's website before your departure to purchase your luggage for an additional fee.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving luggage. In this case, you will need to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.

Your destinations

China

China beckons travellers with its enchanting blend of ancient wonders and modern marvels. Explore the iconic Great Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage site, winding majestically across diverse landscapes, offering breathtaking views and a glimpse into China's rich history. Immerse yourself in the imperial grandeur of the Forbidden City in Beijing, adorned with intricate architecture and imperial gardens. Discover the vibrant cityscape of Shanghai, where futuristic skyscrapers contrast with historic neighbourhoods, creating a dynamic urban tapestry. Delight your senses with the diverse flavours of Chinese cuisine, from Peking duck to regional specialities, and witness the traditional charm of ancient towns like Suzhou and Lijiang.

In more detail

Please find practical information about your trip:
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not permitted.
Your stay may be subject to an additional city or tourist tax payable directly to the hotel, which is not included in our nightly rate. Please check with hotel directly for further information.

Rates and times are indicative and are subject to change. Some facilities/services are subject to a surcharge, payable locally. 

General terms and conditions of sale apply. 

 

Price includes:

  • Accommodation in 4* hotels as per itinerary
  • Half board included (from day 2 to day 10)
  • Visits and entrance fees to sites as per itinerary
  • English-speaking guide
  • Private transfers throughout the tour
  • Second-class express train journey Kunming- Dali
  • Roundtrip airport transfers

 

Price doesn't include

  • Visa fees
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in ‘the price includes’ section
  • Optional excursions and visits not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in ‘the price includes’ section

If booking as a solo traveller, room occupancy and configuration are not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

 

Travel with peace of mind

 

To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.

 

Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday. 

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