Overview

Looking for a weekend vacation getaway to Yunnan, a kingdom above clouds? Take this 3-day trip to the "City of Eternal Spring" Kunming, Yunnan’s capital with pleasant temperature all the year round, featuring at the awesome Stone Forest karst geopark and colorful minority cultures. With ETC, explore Stone Forest off the beaten path alongside friendly local guide, witness yourself the real local life strolling Green Lake Park, and discover the ancient Taoist temple at Dragon Gate & West Hill Scenic Area.

Duration: days & 2 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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Day
Arrive in Kunming. Our professional guide will greet you at the exit of airport/rail station, holding a welcome name board. Later enjoy a private transfer to your hotel located at city downtown. Enjoy the rest of this day on your own.

One day tour to the Stone Forest, which is about 90 km from Kunming City and requires only a 2-hour drive. It covers an area of 400 square kilometers and includes both large and small forest as well as many other scenic spots. En route, pay a visit to the local Sani village to get close to Sani people and know about their life, customs and culture.

Later, have a stroll around Green Lake. Green Lake Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Kunming city. The park consists, in dffect, of a group of 4 small sub-lakes linked by bridges in the traditional style. The lake was originally a water reservoir for the city. After the tour, transfer back hotel.

Meal: B, L

See the peaks and scenry of Stone Forest

This morning, meet your guide at hotel, and then continue your Kunming tour. Firstly, transfer to Dragon Gate & West Hills, which is around 15 km from Kunming. Take cable car up to the top. On the top of the hill lies Sanqing Temple and it was once a temple dedicated to the three main Taoist deities. Thirteen ancient wooden structures built on the precipitous cliff are very impressive. Further up the temple is Dragon Gate, the highlight of the Western Hill. Sculptures, corridors, pavilions and a group of grottoes, including the biggest Phoenix Cliff Grotto, also called "Old Rock Cave" - was completed during the Ming Dynasty and features a mythological phoenix with spread wings.

After the tour, transfer to Kuming airport or rail station, for your next destination.

Meal: B, L

Service Ends


What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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