14 Days Discovery Tour to Guilin and Yunnan

Guangzhou-Guilin-Longsheng-Kunming-Dali-Lijiang-Shangri-la-Kunming-Guangzhou

Tour Code:TGT-CH-09

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from:US$ 2594 Free Inquiry
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Summary

This 14 Days Minority China Tour to Guilin and Yunnan Province is designed to offer you the amazing journey experience to the cities that has the best of natural scenery and the unique and the most diverse minority custom. Spend a day exploring the fabulous Li River and then another to the famous rice terraces and Zhuang and Yao minority villages in Longsheng beyond Guilin. Our Yunnan trip is a wonderful combination of scenery and ethnic culture. The legendary Kingdom of Shangri-La with Tibetan culture, one of the world's cultural heritages-Lijiang Old Town with Naxi culture and scenic Dali with the beautiful stories of Bai people. Spectacular landscapes and exotic ethnic minority tribes await you as you step back into the Southwest part of China.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Guangzhou Be Transferred to the hotel
02 Guangzhou - Guilin Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall, Temple of Cheng Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, High speed train to Guilin
03 Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Coach to Guilin
04 Guilin - Longsheng - Guilin Coach to Longsheng, Longji Rice Terraces, Ping'an Zhuang Village, Back to Guilin
05 Guilin - Kunming Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Flight to Kunming
06 Kunming - Dali Flight to Dali, Dali Ancient Town, Three Pagodas
07 Dali Erhai Cruise, Xiazhou Bai's Houses
08 Dali - Lijiang Coach to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town
09 Lijiang Jade Dragen Snow Mountain, Yufeng Temple, Baisha Mural
10 Lijaing - Shangri-la Coach to Shangri-la
11 Shangri-la Songzanlin Lamasery, Potatse National Park
12 Shangri-la - Kunming Flight to Kunming, Western Hill, Dragen Gate, Village of Ethnic Culture
13 Kunming to Guangzhou Stone Forest, Flgiht to Guangzhou
14 Departure Guangzhou Be Transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Guangzhou

Arrive in Guangzhou, you will be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Guangzhou City View
Guangzhou City View

Day 2GuangzhouGuilin

Today, you will take a city tour of Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall(40 mins), Temple of Chen Family(around 1 hour), Temple of the Six Banyan Trees (40-60 mins). Free at leisure before transfer to railway station to take high speed train to Guilin, which will be a 3-hour air journey.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Sun Yat Sen's Memorial Hall
Sun Yat Sen's Memorial Hall

Day 3GuilinYangshuoGuilin

Li River is the mother river of Guilin. Li River cruise (4-4.5 hours) from Guilin to Yangshuo is a highlight trip while tourist visit Guilin. You could see the essence view of Li River from Nine Horses Painting Hill to Xingping on board, where you will feel you are just walking in a landscape painting, consisting of crystal Li River Water, rolling green hills along the river, bamboo on the bank, wondering water buffaloes, fishermen, ect.

After the tour, you could have some free time in Yangshuo to stroll along the famous West Street or ride a bike to explore the countryside as your optional tour (on your expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 4GuilinLongshengGuilin

Continue your trip by driving to Longsheng in the morning (2.5 hours) this morning. You might depart from hotel earlier than usual. On arrival, you could take a view for the famous Longji Rice Terrace and explore Ping'an Zhuang Village there as well as other villages nearby. In the afternoon, drive back to Guilin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Our Sweet Clients In Longji Rice Terraces
Our Sweet Clients In Longji Rice Terraces

Day 5GuilinKunming

In the morning, you will have a leisure half day city tour to visit the colorful Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City. After the sightseeing, have a lunch and take your flight to Kunming.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kunming

Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave

Day 6KunmingDali

In the morning, take a short flight to Dali, the ancient political, economic and cultural center of Yunnan. Upon arriving at Dali Airport, our guide is waiting at the exit and meets you. You will have leisure afternoon in Dali to visit Dali Ancient Town and Three Pagodas, which is the symbol of the history of Dali.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Dali

Three Pagodas
Three Pagodas

Day 7Dali

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the pier and take an Erhai Cruise for a wonderful experience. Erhai Lake is the 2nd largest lake in Yunnan province, which is just second to Dianchi Lake. It is also one of the seven biggest fresh-water lakes in China. In the afternoon, then visit Xizhou Bai's Houses (Yan's Courtyard included), which is just at the bank of Erhai lake, where you can see what the Bai people's houses like and experience the Bai's culture.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Dali

Erhai Cruise
Erhai Cruise

Day 8DaliLijiang

In the morning, take 4hours driving to Lijiang, the famous ancient town in southwest China, and enjoy a leisure visit around Lijiang Ancient Town that to walk down the cobblestone streets over 700 years and feel the Naxi way of life which changed little over time. You will have a leisure afternoon to explore the ancient town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lijiang

Lijiang Ancient Town
Lijiang Ancient Town

Day 9Lijiang

In the morning, you will drive about half an hour to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (cable car and green vans available in the scenic area). It is one of the highlights in Lijiang.

After lunch, visit
Yufeng Temple at the southern foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountai. This temple plays an important role in local residents' religious life. Then go to see the Baisha Mural in the ancient capital of Naxi Kingdom in Baisha village, which is the cradle of the Naxi culture and ancient capital of the naxi Kingdom.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lijiang

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Day 10LijiangShangri-la

In the morning, drive another 4hours (about 178km) to Shangri-la, a place with stunning scenery, the azure sky and the hospitality of unsophisticated people.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunchl
Accommodation: In Shangri-la

 Songzanlin Lamasery
 Songzanlin Lamasery

Day 11Shangri-la

Today, get up early, you will first take a minutes driving to visit Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan and one of the 13 large lamaseries in the joint area of Tibet, Yunnan and Sichuan. Then visitPotatso National Park (green vans available in scenic area) after lunch. The park is around 20 km away from Shangri-la downtown. It will need around 30-40 minutes for driving. This is the 1st national park in China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shangri-la

Our Clients In Potatso National Park
Our Clients In Potatso National Park

Day 12Shangri-laKunming

Fly back to Kunming in the morning, you will then have chance to visit Fly back to Kunming in the morning, you will then have chance to visit Western Hill, Dragon Gate. and the Village of Ethnic Culture. After the tour, enjoy your free time in this Spring City. Guoqiao Rice Noodle can be your optional dinner during this day(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kunming

Village of Ethnic Culture
Village of Ethnic Culture

Day 13KunmingGuangzhou

Today after breakfast, you will have a chance to visit the famous Stone Forest (2 hours)- famous as the typical karst landform and known as the First Wonder of the World. In the afternoon, be transferred to the airport and take a flight from Kunming to Guangzhou.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Stone Forest
Stone Forest

Day 14Departure Guangzhou

Free at leisure until be transferred to the airport for your international flight to your next destination.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
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Sole
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1 person 4523 4933 5594
2-5 person 2996 3480 3201 3889 3532 4551
6-9 person 2389 2873 2594 3283 2925 3944
≥10 person 1983 2379 2140 2692 2491 3394
March, June, July, August
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4649 5093 5831
2-5 person 3110 3605 3332 4049 3701 4788
6-9 person 2503 2999 2725 3443 3095 4181
≥10 person 2046 2453 2220 2801 2638 3637
April,May,Septmber,October,November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4729 5202 5863
2-5 person 3176 3685 3412 4158 3743 4820
6-9 person 2569 3078 2805 3551 3136 4213
≥10 person 2109 2527 2300 2910 2680 3669
Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events
2. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
3. No guide service from TopGuilinTravel on the flight and Yangtze River cruise
4. Recommended hotels are subject to be changed in actual booking
5. Any special requirements should be advised to us in advance
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Price includes:
1. Private transfers between hotel, airport (railway station) and attractions
2. Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
3. English speaking guide service
4. Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
5. Admission for the attractions listed in the itinerary
6. Meals specified in the itinerary.
7. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
1. International transportation
2. Visa fee
3. Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc
4. Personal expenses
5. Optional meals or activities mentioned in the itinerary
6. Services not mentioned 

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