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Kunming & Lijiang

  • Duration
    5 days
  • Tour Type
    Tour Extension
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
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The quintessential Chinese old town, Lijiang is located amongst the dramatic landscapes of Yunnan province. It's charming old quarter is a jumble of cobbled streets, rickety wooden buildings and romantic stone bridges that cross the towns many waterways, fed by the gurgling waters of the Jade River.

  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 4 , Lunches: 3
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

This extension is suitable for those who wish to visit Lijiang and Kunming, two of Yunnan’s most famous and iconic cities. As this is part of the luxury Exclusive Collection, this extension is suitable for the more discerning customer.

  • Day 1

    Arrive Kunming

    Day 1: Arrive Kunming

    Make your way to Kunming. Upon arrival, you will be met by your local guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Day 2

    Stone Forest

    Day 2: Stone Forest

    Spend the morning meandering through the formations of the UNESCO-listed Stone Forest, where towering limestone pillars stand tree-like in a fascinating illusion of woodland. Later, return to Kunming. (B,L)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 3

    Black Dragon Pool

    Day 3: Black Dragon Pool

    Fly to Lijiang, set in the foothills of the magnificent Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and visit the Black Dragon Pool, where there are wonderful views of the surrounding mountains. Later, return to Lijiang and explore the ancient quarter, where the cobbled streets are lined with traditional wooden buildings and rustic stone bridges. (B,L)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 4

    Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Day 4: Tiger Leaping Gorge

    Journey to the 3,000 metre deep Tiger Leaping Gorge. With its backdrop of snow-capped mountains, it is one of China's most spectacular sights with spectacular and breathtaking views. Later, return to Lijiang. (B,L)

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 5

    Depart Lijang

    Day 5: Depart Lijang

    Your day is at leisure until the time comes to transfer to the airprot for your onward flight. (B)

    • Breakfast
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 6°c
  • 2mm
  • Kunming
  • 9°c
  • 16mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 8°c
  • 6mm
  • Kunming
  • 10°c
  • 16mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 10°c
  • 17mm
  • Kunming
  • 14°c
  • 20mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 13°c
  • 21mm
  • Kunming
  • 17°c
  • 24mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 17°c
  • 56mm
  • Kunming
  • 19°c
  • 97mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 18°c
  • 167mm
  • Kunming
  • 20°c
  • 181mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 18°c
  • 242mm
  • Kunming
  • 20°c
  • 202mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 17°c
  • 207mm
  • Kunming
  • 20°c
  • 204mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 16°c
  • 161mm
  • Kunming
  • 19°c
  • 119mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 13°c
  • 70mm
  • Kunming
  • 16°c
  • 79mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 9°c
  • 16mm
  • Kunming
  • 12°c
  • 42mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Lijiang
  • 6°c
  • 4mm
  • Kunming
  • 9°c
  • 11mm
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Kunming & Lijiang  map

Places Visited: Lijiang (2N) - Kunming (2N)

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