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Enjoying the sunshine in Kunming
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Taking in the view of Erhai Lake and surrounding Mountains from your rooftop Terrace in Dali
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Meeting the friendly Bai people and sampling some of their local food
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Picnicking by the clear pools and waterfalls in the Cangshan mountains
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Visiting the spectacular Potala Palace

The Best of Yunnan and Tibet: Your Way

In this tour of China, we will explore the paths less travelled and delve into the beauty and wonder of the province of Yunnan. Starting in Kunming, the city of eternal spring, you will visit the famous stone forest and experience the relaxed and pleasant atmosphere of Yunnan’s capital city. Onward to Dali, this trip will take you to the Xizhou Bai People village, where you will learn about their long-standing heritage. The peaceful fishing village of Shuanglang, set against the Cangshan mountains, provides a gorgeous views as you sample local delicacies and walk in the mountains. Lijing is another quaint and peaceful town where you will explore the Yunshan Meadow and examine the famous temple frescoes painted by the Naxi, Bai, and Tibetan people. After appreciating the lovely towns of Yunnan, you will travel to Lhasa and sample the spirituality and culture of this ancient place. Finishing off in Chengdu, the hometown of Pandas, you will visit its Panda Breeding centre, a definite highlight of your trip.
Private Journey

China | 15 days
Private Journey

Cost:
From US$5595 per person (based on 2 passengers travelling)

Sample Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1: Arrive in Kunming
Day 2: Visit the famous Stone Forest, and the Bamboo Temple that houses 500 carved arhats
Day 3: Fly to Dali and visit the Xizhou Bai People village, where you will learn about their heritage
Day 4: Stretch your legs on a hike in the Cangshan Mountains and enjoy a picnic lunch in this beautiful setting
Day 5: Travel to Shaunglang county - a local fishing village set against mountains and Erhai Lake - and meet with locals and sample their food
Day 6: Visit Lijang, an old town built 800 years ago in the Song dynasty
Day 7: Take a cable car to the Yunshan Meadow and take some time exploring the area
Day 8: Learn about the temple frescoes painted by the Naxi, Bai, and Tibetan people, and then fly back to Kunming
Day 9: Fly to Lhasa and spend the day acclimatizing
Day 10: Tour the 13-story Potala Palace, winter home of the Dalai Lama since the 7th century
Day 11: Visit the castle-like Gandan Monastery, one of the "three great monasteries" in Lhasa
Day 12: Visit the Drepong Monastery, regarded as the mother monastery of the Dalai Lama and witness the debating of Lamas inside the Sera Monastery
Day 13: Fly to Chengdu and enjoy a guided evening walk
Day 14: Visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding Centre and join the "be a Panda keeper" program for an in-depth experience
Day 15: Depart Chengdu
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China | 15 days
Private Journey

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Cost:
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