10 Days South China Ancient Town Tour

Tour Type: Private Package Tour
Tour Duration: 10 Days
Destination: Shanghai - Kunming - Daili Ancient Town - Lijiang Ancient Town - Kunming
Service: Personal English-speaking Guide, Private car and driver + Entrance fees + Hotel

Price from $ 1149

 Tour Itinerary

* B(Breakfast), L(Lunch), D(Dinner)

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Upon arrival at Airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel. Continue to visit the Bund, a popular promenade along the Huangpu River, where the old meets the modern in Shanghai.  

This morning, you will visit the Shanghai Museum, a large museum of ancient Chinese art. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land. After lunch, you will also tour the Old Town with its winding alleyways, lined with shops, teahouses and restaurants, and to the elegant and tranquil Yu Garden.

After breakfast at the hotel, our guide will meet you. This morning you will visit the Jade Buddha Temple with its fine collection of carved jade statues. Fly to Kunming. Upon arrival at Airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest day is free to have the chance for shopping or to explore this booming city at your own pace.

Your adventure begins at Yunnan Stone Forest, after lunch and a short break, continue to visit the the Golden Temple.

Fly to Dali by a morning flight. The tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel. Go on visiting the Erhai Lake Park and the Three Pagoda. Continue to visit the South Gate of the Dali ancient town and transfer to Foreigner Street.

Transfer you to Lijiang by car. After checking in at hotel, visit the Square Street of the Lijiang Old Town. The city is the center of the Naxi people, a relatively small minority group with a rich culture. The Old Town is an intimate mountain town made of stone and tiles, laced with swift canals. In 1997, it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

In the morning, excursion start to visit the Baishui Tableland and the Dry sea. Then proceed to the Yak Meadow of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain to have a over look at it. On the way, visit Baisha village, once the capital of the Naxi Kingdom, famous for its Buddhist frescoes. Walk to the Black Dragon Pond to have a look at the famous Moon Embracing Pavilion and the Dongba Museum.

In the morning, transfer to Shigu (Stone Drum) village, taking a look at the First Bend of the Yangtze River. Then you will move on to the Tiger Leaping Gorge. You will enter the gorge by bus before taking a path down to the Golden Sands River, name of the upper course of the Yangtze River.

Fly back to Kunming. The tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel. The remainder of the day for going on visiting the Qiongzhu Temple, continue to visit the Daguan Park and the Flowers and Birds Market.

See you off to the airport.

 Tour Feature

1. Our private car and driver, professional English-speaking Guide only serve you. No other travelers will join in your group.
2. You will have flexible time on sites.
3. You will obtain informative knowledge about the China history and culture.

 Tour Prices (per person in US $)

Group Size Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy
2-5 Travelers $ 1654 $ 2000
6-9 Travelers $ 1342 $ 1690
10+ Travelers $ 1149 $ 1468
 Price Includes
  • All site Entrance Tickets
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned Private Car with driver
  • Airport-hotels transfers or vice versa
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights with tax
  Price Excludes
  • Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.

 Tour Note

1. Infant Price: for an infant of 0-2 years old, this tour is free of charge.
2. Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, tour booking confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.