South China Vacation 11Days               From $1366 (including airfare)
             Kunming * Lijiang * Dali * Zhongdian


 

TOUR FEATURES:

  • International round trip airfare and domestic airfare within China

  • Daily American buffet breakfast, 9 lunches and 8 dinners

  • 3 gala evening events including "Crossing-the-Bridge" Noodles and Ancient Naxi Music Show

  • Services of English Speaking tour guides

  • five star standard hotels based on double occupancy.

 

Day 01 U.S.A. --> Guangzhou

Depart from U.S.A. to Guangzhou, the gateway city of South China.

 

Day 02 On board

Cross the International Date Line en route and lose one day.

 

Day 03 Guangzhou --> Kunming (HB, L, D)

Upon arrival, transfer to the "City of Eternal Spring", Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province.  Visit the Western Hills and Dragon Gate Grottoes, a series of chambers and tunnels throughout the hillside which took the late 18th century monk Wu Laiqing and his successors over 70 years to excavate.  Tonight, enjoy the most famous dish in Yunnanese cooking "Crossing-the-bridge" noodles.

Hotel: Bank Hotel or a hotel of equivalent standard

 

Day 04 Kunming --> ShiLin (HB, L, D)

This morning, visit one of China's four premier natural wonders, the Stone Forest, an exposed bed of limestone spires weathered and slit into intriguing clusters.

Hotel: same as above

 

Day 05 Kungming --> Dali (HB, L, D)

Today, transfer to Dali, famous for its four lovely natural features: the wind at Xiaguan (lower pass), flowers at Shangguan (Upper Pass), the snow on Cangshan Mountain, and the moon over Erhai Lake.  Visit the landmark of Dali - Three Pagodas at Chongsheng Temple, the ancient city of Dali-Xizhou, a well preserved old town of the Bai Tribe, and cruise across the beautiful Erhai Lake with three flavors of tea and folkloric show.

Hotel:  Guanfang or a hotel of equivalent standard

 

Day 06 Dali  Lijang (HB, L, D)

Today, transfer to Lijang, a magical, misty mountain of town, and beautifully preserved center of culture of the Naxi Tribe.  Visit the Black Dragon Pool, and the ancient town of Dayan, one of the World Cultural Heritages designated by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization).  The Old Town, with its maze of cobbled lanes and wooden houses, its mist-shrouded sea of slanted roofs and its network of streams and canals criss-crossed by arched stone bridges, is a precious cultural legacy.  In the evening, enjoy the Living Fossils of Ancient Chinese Music- an ancient Naxi Music Show

Hotel: Asia Star or a hotel of equivalent standard

 

Day 07 Lijang (HB, L, D)

Today, take a cable car ride up the Spruce Meadow for the breath-taking view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain surrounded by large tracts of primeval forest and grassy marshland. Visit also the Baisha Murals and the Yufeng Temple, famous for its 500 years old Giant Camellia Tree known as the en-thousand-Flower Camellia Tree?b>   

Hotel: Same as above

 

Day 08 Lijang --> Zhongdian (HB, L, D)

Today, transfer to Zhongdian.  Visit the Dragon Lumpping Gorge, which is famous for it turbulent.

Hotel: Longfengxiang or a hotel of equivalent standard

 

Day 09 Zhongdian (HB, L, D)

Today, visit the Guihua Temple and Tiansheng Bridge.  Then pay a visit to the local family of Tibet tribe.

Hotel: same as above

 

Day 10 Zhongdian --> Kunming (HB, L, D)

Fly to Kunming.  Upon arrival, visit the World Horti-Expo Garden with the scenic beauties, rich folklore and unique architectural designs of gardens and horticulture in various styles from counties all over the world.

Hotel: Bank Hotel or a hotel of equivalent standard

 

Day 11 Kunming --> Guangzhou Q U.S.A. (HB, L)

This morning, visit the Grand View Pavilion to read the longest set of rhyming couplets in China, carved into gateposts.  Transfer to airport for the flight to your lovely home.

 

 

 

Departure Date & Tour Price

Year 

2003

Tour Code

Departure

Date

Return 

Date

Tour Price

Air &Land

Land 

Only

Single 

Room

Child 

(under 11)

Apr

MP12-0411Z

04/15

04/22

$1,366.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

MP12-0425Z

04/25

05/06

$1,366.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

May

MP12-0509Z

05/09

05/20

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

MP12-0523Z

05/23

06/03

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

MP12-0530Z

05/30

06/10

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

Jun  

MP12-0606Z

06/06

06/17

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

MP12-0620Z

06/20

07/01

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

MP12-0627Z

06/27

07/08

$1,466.00

$966.00

$400.00

$966.00

Jul 

MP11-0707Z

07/07

07/17

$1,466.00

$966

$400

$966

MP11-0721Z

07/21

07/31

$1,466

$966

$400

$966

Aug

MP11-0818Z

08/18

08/28

$1,466

$966

$400

$966  

Sep

MP11-0901Z

09/01

09/11

$1,466

$966  

$400

$966

MP11-0915Z

09/15

09/25

$1,466

$966

$400

$966

Oct

MP11-1013Z

10/13

10/23

$1,466

$966

$400

$966  

Nov  

MP11-1103Z

11/03

11/13

$1,366

$966

$400

$966

 

  • All fares and itineraries are subject to change without notice.

  • The prices are based on San Francisco & Los Angeles departures.  East Coast departure airfares add on US$250.  Central departure airfares add on US$200.  West Coast departure airfares add on US$150.

 

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