Embark on a 18-day adventure through Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, exploring ancient towns, stunning landscapes, and cultural treasures. From the vibrant city of Kunming to the mystical Shangri-la, this tour offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, local experiences, and historical sites. Immerse yourself in the diverse cultures of the Bai, Naxi, and Tibetan people, hike through the breathtaking Tiger Leaping Gorge, and encounter adorable pandas in Chengdu.
Stone Forest: Marvel at the unique limestone formations in the Stone Forest, a natural wonder that will leave you awestruck.
Tiger Leaping Gorge: Embark on a thrilling 2-day hike through one of the world’s deepest canyons, surrounded by towering cliffs and the roaring Jinsha River.
Lijiang Ancient Town: Wander through the UNESCO-listed Lijiang Ancient Town, with its charming cobblestone streets, traditional architecture, and vibrant local culture.
Shangri-la: Experience the mystical ambiance of Shangri-la, visit the impressive Songzanlin Monastery, and explore the beautiful landscapes of Pudacuo National Park.
Chengdu Panda Breeding Center: Get up close and personal with adorable giant pandas and learn about conservation efforts at the Panda Breeding Center in Chengdu.
Upon arrival in Kunming, you’ll meet your guide who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of your day at leisure, adjusting to the new time zone and exploring the local area.
Embark on a full-day trip to the Stone Forest, a unique natural wonder of limestone formations. Marvel at the incredible scenery and learn about the geology and history of the site from your guide.
Board the high-speed day train from Kunming to Dali (D8696, 1016-1220). Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Dali without a guide. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the ancient town or relaxing by the lake.
Explore the morning local market in Xizhou and visit the Bai minority residence. Later, take a boat trip on Erhai Lake to enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and villages
Transfer from Dali to Shaxi without a guide. Check-in at your hotel in Shaxi. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the ancient town or hiking in the nearby hills.
Enjoy a free day to explore the ancient town of Shaxi at your own pace. Visit the local temples, stroll through the old streets, or hike to the nearby Shibao Mountain
Transfer from Shaxi to Lijiang without a guide. Check-in at your hotel in Lijiang. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the ancient town or hiking in the nearby hills.
In the morning, visit Zhongyi market in the ancient town and experience the local way of life. Then, bike to Baisha old town with an English-speaking guide. Entrance fees for Baisha frescoes are not included.
Enjoy a free day to explore Lijiang according to your preferences. Visit the Black Dragon Pool, climb up to the Lion Hill for panoramic views of the town, or take a cooking class to learn about local cuisine.
Begin a 2-day private trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge. Transfer to Lijiang bus station to take a local bus to Qiaotou and embark on a hiking adventure with your guide. Spend the night in the gorge, enjoying the stunning views and fresh mountain air.
Continue the hike in Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the deepest canyons in the world with your guide. Transfer from Tina’s guesthouse to Wumu village without a guide. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the local area or relaxing in your hotel.
Embark on a one-day trekking tour in Wumu village with a local Chinese guide. Learn about the culture and traditions of the local Naxi people, visit their homes and fields, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Transfer from Wumu to Shangri-la without a guide. Check-in at your hotel in Shangri-la. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the ancient town.
Take a day trip to visit Songzanlin Monastery and Pudacuo National Park with a guide. Marvel at the stunning landscapes, learn about the Tibetan culture and religion, and enjoy the fresh mountain air.
Enjoy a free day to explore the ancient town of Shangri-la at your own pace. Visit the local markets, hike to the nearby hills, or relax in your hotel.
Transfer for your flight Shangri-la – Chengdu, transfer from Chengdu airport to your hotel in Chengdu. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the local area or relaxing in your hotel
Visit the Panda Breeding Center in the morning with a guide. Spend the rest of the day exploring Chengdu’s attractions, such as the Wenshu Monastery, Jinli Old Street, or the Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum.
Transfer from your hotel to Chengdu airport for departure.
*Please note that the specific details of the accommodations, flights, and train seats will be provided during the booking process