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Kunming: Stone Forest Private Day Tour

Kunming: Stone Forest Private Day Tour

The Stone Forest is a remarkable set of limestone formations located in Yunnan Province China, near Shilin and approximately 120 kilometers from the provincial capital Kunming. At this unique place you'll see tall rocks that seem to rise from the ground in the manner of stalagmites, thereby creating the illusion of a forest made of stone. Your tour will take you through the entire Stone Forest; which includes the Greater Stone Forest, the Lesser Stone Forest, the Outer Stone Forest, and the Stone Forest Lake. Be prepared to be amazed by these incredible natural formation. You will spend a few hours walking through the winding trails as you learn from your guide about the legends behind these impressive but (just as equally) strange stone formations. Once the walking tour has concluded you will enjoy a local lunch before being driven back to your hotel in Kunming.

Kunming: Private Half Day Tour of Stone Forest Park w/Option

Kunming: Private Half Day Tour of Stone Forest Park w/Option

Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, hop aboard in to your private air-conditioned vehicle, heading directly to Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park which will take about 1.5 hours. Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park is a spectacular set of limestone groups and the representative of south China’s karst landscape. Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), It is considered as the 'First Wonder of the World'. Just as its name suggests, stone pillars in various shapes densely tower in the park, and the whole complex seems to be a large-scale gray forest. Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to stroll around, learn many legendary stories along the way, use your imagination to discover the park, and your tour guide show you the best location for photos. While enjoying the splendor of the natural views, you also get a chance to witness the singing and dancing performance by Yi people with their unique costume. You will spend 2 hours to visit the Big Stone Forest Area and the Small Stone Forest Area. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kunming. You can upgrade to have a full day tour to explore the flower and bird market after lunch.

Yangshuo Hot Air Ballooning Sunrise Experience Ticket

Yangshuo Hot Air Ballooning Sunrise Experience Ticket

Hot Air Ballooning offers a overlook of Yangshuo's karst scenery, which is spectacular from the ground, but nothing compares to floating above it. You will be delighted by the hundreds of vertical sided hills, rivers, traditional villages and the patchwork of small farms. Your adventure, with the security of our Guilin Tianxing ballooning company, includes return transfers from your hotel in private/share vehicles. Flights are approximately 60 minutes but may be cancelled, with a full refund, in the unlikely event of bad weather. Your experienced driver will drive you to Yangshuo Dutou Pier, from where the balloon embarks. Itinerary: Pick up at Guilin/Yangshuo/Xingping hotel: 04:00am--06:00: Guilin/Yangshuo/Xingping hotel pick up and trasnfer to Yangshuo Dutou village. 06:00--07:00: Enjoy the Hot Air Ballooning sunrise tour. 07:00--08:20: Back to the Guilin/Yangshuo/Xingping hotel.

Kuming: China/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan with VPN

Kuming: China/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan with VPN

Say goodbye to the hassle of physical SIMs and finding mobile network operator stores with our e-SIM service. After purchase, you'll receive a QR code that you can scan on your compatible device to install the e-SIM wherever and whenever you need it. Choose from a range of data volumes, validity periods, and coverage options in different countries to stay connected with ease. Most iPhone models beyond XS support e-SIM, and follow our instructions in the photo session to check compatibility for other devices. Share the QR code via AirDrop or scan it to another device. Install the e-SIM by connecting to WiFi or a network, and remember to turn on roaming for the e-SIM. If you have trouble connecting to the network, consult our self-troubleshooting guide. The product offers single-country and multi-country packages. If you plan to visit only one country, you can choose the single-country package. If you have a connected trip in Asia, just simply select the 22 Asian countries option, including: Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macao, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Japan, South Korea If your data is used-up? Simple, just buy another e-SIM to top-up. APN (Access Point Name): iboots Local Network: China Unicom

Lijiang Tour to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain w/Cable Car & Show

Lijiang Tour to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain w/Cable Car & Show

Meet your private guide in your downtown Lijiang hotel's lobby, heading directly to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which takes about 1 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way. Consisting of 13 peaks, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. Looking from Lijiang Old Town, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Get the information and learn its legendary stories from your tour guide. Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then enjoy the amazing Lijiang Impressions Show. The show is performed in daytime, using the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain as its stage background. More than 100 horses and 500 non-professional peasant actors with dark skin who are from 16 local villages and over 10 ethnic minorities give their best performance. They use unique movements and original songs to exemplify their culture, history and customs. Next, head directly to the Old Town of Lijiang. The Old Town of Lijiang is a well-preserved old city of ethnic minorities with brilliant culture, the town was first built in the late Song Dynasty, it has a history of more than 800 years. As a result of the combination of the multinational culture and the progress of Naxi ethnic minority, the buildings here incorporate the best parts of the architectural traits of Han, Bai, and Tibet into a unique Naxi style. After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Lijiang.

Biking tour&guide visit Lijiang baisha village market park

Biking tour&guide visit Lijiang baisha village market park

Meet guide in the hote lobby at your own flexiable departure time, you will follow guide to Baisha village by bike, on the way you will visit local market and see the locals doing busiess with traditional robes, some people will take a basket on the back to buy food and Daily necessities, it’s a trational way to making business in the market. Then you will take biking tour to Baisha village, on the way if weater is good you can see some snow cover the Jade dragon snow mountain, also you will pass sone filed during the way to Baisha village. Baisha village is the capital of Naxi people, in this village you will see more authentic and simple person, they are working on the filed, some people selling goods in the market, some elder people sitting on the street and talking with each other, some people playing traditional music in the village, kids paly on the street, if possible guide can help you to find one local family so you can talk with them by the help of our guide. Lunch is in Baisha village, order a cup of tea or coffee and relaxed yourself. The next stop is Shuhe old town, you can walk to visit the old town and take photos or you can hire a horse to help you to explore the city but to hire a horse need to pay on own. Afterwards we will go to Black dragon park, it’s a local park in Lijiang, in the park the Heilongtan pool provides a haven for bird and water-life, with spectacular plants. Surrounding the pool, within the park's landscape, are ancient monuments such as the Longshen Temple, the Deyue Pavilion, the Suocui Bridge and the Hanyue Stage.Here you can learn more about Dongba culture. A beautiful day is ending at the Redsun square, from here guide can help you to find a taxi and you will back to your hotel on own and pay the taxi driver for the return way to hotel.

One day Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Tour in From Lijiang

One day Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Tour in From Lijiang

Morning: Departure from Lijiang: Start your day early by departing from Lijiang city to Jade Snow Mountain. You can either take a bus or arrange for a private car transfer to the mountain entrance. Arrival at Jade Snow Mountain: Upon arrival at the mountain entrance, purchase your entrance tickets and obtain any necessary permits. Consider hiring a local guide to enhance your experience and provide insights into the area's history and culture. Take Cable Car to the Glacier Park: Begin your exploration of Jade Snow Mountain by taking the cable car to the Glacier Park. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys as you ascend to higher altitudes. Mid-morning: Glacier Park Exploration: Once at the Glacier Park, take your time to explore the area's natural beauty. Marvel at the towering glaciers, sparkling snowfields, and pristine alpine scenery. Don't miss highlights like the Blue Moon Valley, the Spruce Meadow, and the Yak Meadow. Hiking Trails: Embark on one of the hiking trails within the Glacier Park to immerse yourself in the mountain's diverse ecosystems. Choose from easy, moderate, or challenging trails based on your fitness level and time constraints. Lunch: Lunch Break: Take a break for lunch at one of the restaurants or cafes located within the Glacier Park. Enjoy a hearty meal while soaking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks and valleys. Afternoon: Impression Lijiang Show: After lunch, consider attending the Impression Lijiang Show, a spectacular outdoor performance that showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Naxi ethnic minority. The show takes place at the foot of Jade Snow Mountain and features colorful costumes, traditional music, and stunning choreography. Yak Meadow Exploration: Visit Yak Meadow, a scenic alpine meadow located within the Glacier Park. Take a leisurely stroll through the meadow, admiring the grazing yaks and blooming wildflowers. Capture the serene beauty of the landscape with your camera. Late Afternoon: Black Sea White Water River: If time allows, venture to the Black Sea White Water River, a glacial river located near the Glacier Park. Take a short hike along the riverbank to witness the crystal-clear waters cascading over the rocky terrain. Evening: Sunset Viewing: End your day trip by returning to a scenic viewpoint within the Glacier Park to witness the sunset over Jade Snow Mountain. Watch as the golden rays of the sun illuminate the snow-capped peaks, creating a magical spectacle of light and color. Departure: Return to Lijiang: Board the bus or arrange for a private car transfer back to Lijiang city, concluding your unforgettable day trip to Jade Snow Mountain. Reflect on the natural wonders you've encountered and the memories you've made during your exploration of this majestic alpine paradise.

Essences of Kunming Downtown Day Tour

Essences of Kunming Downtown Day Tour

Discover the beauty and diversity of Kunming, the "Spring City" of China, on this one-day tour of its must-see attractions. You'll soar over the city and admire the stunning views from the Dragon Gate, a complex of grottoes carved into the cliffs of the Western Hills. You'll also learn about the rich history and culture of the Dragon Gate, which dates back to the Qing Dynasty. Then, you'll immerse yourself in the colorful and vibrant world of the 25 ethnic groups that live in Yunnan, and enjoy their folk dances, costumes, and crafts. Finally, you'll relax and unwind in a charming Kunmingnese backyard garden, where you can taste the local delicacies and experience the laid-back lifestyle of the locals. This tour will give you a memorable and authentic glimpse of Kunming's charm and diversity. 8:30 am Our guide and drive will meet you at your hotel 1st floor lobby. 8:30 am~09:00 am Drive to the foot of Western Hill 09:00 am-12:00 am Take scenic spot public tour bus up to the moutain. Visit the Dragon Gate and enjoy the bird-eye sight of Kunming city. 12:30-13:30 Enjoy lunch at the local folk street. 13:30-17:00 Drive from Western Hill to Yunnan Ethnic Museum(or you can take cable car from hill to there). Visit the museum. Go to Dianchi Lake National Tourism Resort and and have an easy walking along the lake shore, enjoy the beatiful sunset or lake view at west suburb of Kunming. 17:00-17:30 Drive back to your hotel.

Shangri-La Area Private Day Tour

Shangri-La Area Private Day Tour

Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00. Then, visit Ganden Monastery, the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace.' Built in 1679, it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and is the most important monastery in southwest China. After lunch, you will visit Napahai Lake. It is 3270 meters (10,728 feet) above sea level and covers 660 square kilometers (254 square miles). Approximately 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-La, the lake fills up a valley surrounded on three sides by mountains covered in snow during the winter and spring time. Walk around Yila Grassland and an ancient Tibetan town, Dukezong. When you climb up to the top of Guishan Hill or Tortoise Hill, you will see the largest prayer wheel in the world and have a panoramic view of Shangri-La county and Dukezong. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Shangri-La downtown.

Tiger Leaping Gorge: Majestic,sound of roaring water..

Tiger Leaping Gorge: Majestic,sound of roaring water..

In the morning (6-7 AM), our driver will pick you up at the designated location, and then we will head to the First Bend of the Yangtze River viewing platform, located between Shigu Town and Shasongbi Village in the southern part of Shangri-La County, at an altitude of 1850 meters. The Yangtze River rushes down from the "Roof of the World"—the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau—and enters Yunnan from Batang County, traveling alongside the Lancang River and Nujiang River through the high mountains and deep valleys of the Hengduan Mountains, forming the magnificent "Three Parallel Rivers" landscape. At Shasongbi Village in Shangri-La County, the river makes an abrupt turn of over 100 degrees towards the northeast, forming a rare V-shaped bend, known as the "First Bend of the Yangtze River." For lunch, we will head to a place called Qiaotou for a Chinese lunch (lunch time: 1 hour). After lunch, we will proceed to the Tiger Leaping Gorge Scenic Area (Tiger Leaping Gorge Natural Scenic Area), located in Tiger Leaping Gorge Town, Shangri-La City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. It is one of the deepest gorges in China. Here, we will hike the upper part of the gorge, feel the power of nature, and experience the majesty of Tiger Leaping Gorge. The rushing waters and roaring sound here make you feel the grandeur and magnificent power of nature. After the tour, our driver will take you back to the hotel, concluding the pleasant trip.

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