China & Northeast Asia

China: Adventure

China: Adventure Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Depart UK and fly overnight to Kunming.
  • Day 2 : Arrive in Kunming.
  • Day 3 : Travel to Dali – a 45 minute plane ride or five to seven hours by train.
  • Day 4 : Dali – soak up the atmosphere of the old quarter, view the Three Pagodas and cruise Erhai Lake.
  • Day 5 : Travel three to four hours by road to Lijiang. Explore the atmospheric old town and to visit the Black Dragon Pool.
  • Days 6-7 : Lijiang – perfectly located for trips out to Tiger Leaping Gorge and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, as well as the Baisha frescoes. Travel to Zhongdian, four hours by road.
  • Days 8-9 : Zhongdian – we recommend to tour the old town and Songzanlin Monastery and take a day trip out to
    the spectacular Baishui Terraces.
  • Day 10 : Travel to Kunming – a one hour flight or around ten hours by road.
  • Day 11 : Travel to Jianshui – travelling by road allows you to stop off at Tonghai and Xingmeng Mongolian village en route.
  • Day 12 : Head further south to Yuanyang, about two hours by road.
  • Day 13 : Make a day visit to breathtaking Yuanyang rice terraces. You can also hike through the terraces to visit ethnic villages of the Hani people.
  • Days 14-15 : En route to Kunming visit the mysterious Stone Forest. Taste the local delicacy ‘Across the Bridge’ noodles.
  • Day 16 : Fly Kunming to UK.

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Highlights

  • Dali
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Tibetan Zhongdian
  • Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Duration

16 days

Prices

4 star prices from £3,590
5 star prices from £4,390

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