Our Chinese-speaking driver picks you up at Kunming airport. Transfer to hotel for overnight.
At 08:30 am, meet your tour guide at the hotel and then drive about 85km to the Stone Forest.
Birds and Flowers Market
In the afternoon, drive back to Kunming and visit Birds and Flowers Market. Then stroll around the Green Lake.
In the evening, take a bullet train to Dali. Meet your local guide and driver, then transfer to hotel for overnight.
In the morning, explore Dali Old Town including the Foreigners’ Street, the Ancient City Wall of Dali and The Gate Tower. Then drive to visit Three Pagodas in Chongsheng Monastery.
Dali Old Town
In the afternoon, transfer to Xizhou Old Town. Walk around this old town to see Bai ethnic traditional archetecture. Taste local three-course tea in Xizhou.Afterwards, drive to Haishe Park to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erhai Lake.After that, drive to Zhoucheng Village. Pay a visit to local Tie-Dyeing workshop.
Transfer back to hotel.
In the morning, drive 3 hours to Lijiang. Upon arrival, visit Black Dragon Pool and Dongba Culture Musuem. Then enjoy your free time in Lijiang Old Town.
Black Dragon Pool
lijiang Old Town
At 5:00 pm, meet your guide again at Big Waterwheel spot(大水车) in Lijiang Old Town and transfer to hotel.
Shuhe Old Town
In the morning at 09:00 am, visit Baisha Old Town and Baisha Murals. Afterwards, drive to visit Yuhu Village and Former Residence of Joseph Rock. In the afternoon, transfer to visit Shuhe Old Town.
In the morning, drive to Qiaotou Town. On the way, have a view of the First Bend of Yangtze River from afar and drive to Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge and stop for 5 minutes for photograph.
First Bend of Yangtze River
Then go on driving to Middle Tiger Leaping Gorge for hiking (about 3 hours). Hike from a place named “14km” to Tina’s Guesthouse.
In the afternoon at 3:30 pm, drive to Shangri-la. Upon arrival, stroll around Dukezong Ancient Town and walk up to the top of Guishan Hill to see the Grand Prayer Wheel and have a panoramic view of Shangri-La city.
Transfer to the hotel.
Pick you up at the hotel. Then drive to visit Songzanlin Monastery and then pay a visit to a local Tibetan village—Xiaojiezi Village and family around the monastery. In the afternoon, transfer to visit Napahai Lake.
In the late afternoon, drive back to Shangri-La downtown and drop you off to Moonshine Square(in Chinese: 月光广场). Tour ends.
Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on weather, road conditions, flight schedules and room availability.
|Kunming||威龙饭店（Wei Long Hotel）||龙腾酒店（Long Teng Hotel）|
|Dali||兰林阁酒店（Landscape Hotel）/首驿精品客栈（E-outfitting Boutique Hotel）||泰和居客栈(Taiheju Inn)/升辉大酒店(Shenghui Hotel)|
|Lijiang||丽江王府酒店（Wangfu Hotel）/丽江和玺酒店（Hexi Hotel）||白沙别院(Baisha Holiday Resort)/丽江楼外楼酒店（Louwailou Hotel）|
|Shangri-La||茂源酒店（Maoyuan Hotel）/ 古城国际酒店(Shangri-La Old Town Hotel)||神曲酒店（Holy Melody Hotel）/香格里拉菩提心院客栈(Bodhi Boutique Inn)|