China Tours  | Southwest Adventure

Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guangzhou, Hong Kong 11 Days

Tour code: CY03

Year 2020: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 05, 19 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
APR 02, 16, 30 $1599 $1900 $2499 $550
MAY 07, 21 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
JUN 04, 18 $1599 $1500 $3099 $550
JUL 09, 23 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
AUG 06, 20 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
SEP 03, 10, 17, 24 $1699 $900 $2599 $650
OCT 08, 15, 22, 29 $1699 $1000 $2699 $650
NOV 05, 12, 19, 26 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
DEC 03, 17 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
* Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
* Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on China Eastern Airlines (MU), San Francisco (SFO) or Los Angeles (LAX) departure. For New York (JFK) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
* Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
* Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1 USA - Kunming

Today we board an international flight bound for Kunming, China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 Kunming

Arrive in Kunming. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation. 

Day 3 Kunming - Stone Forest - Jiuxiang - Kunming

After breakfast, we drive to Lunan, tour the Stone Forest, it bristles 75 miles southeast of Kunming. The ashen stone pillars, abandoned by the sea as it receded hundreds of millions of years ago, bunch together into a geological ticket. The journey to the forest is as beautiful as the landscape that surround it. Take an excursion to the remarkable Jiuxiang. Known primarily for its limestone caves, it also boasts an underground waterfall and an awesome gorge. Return to Kunming. In the evening, we are in for a special treat of Yunnan Specialties.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Kunming - Dali

After breakfast, we drive to Dali. Dali is a city in the West of Yunan, with historical, scenic and architectural significance. Upon arrival, we take a boat excursion on Lake Erhai-the second largest fresh lake in Yunnan Province. Tour the old city, Butterfly Spring, the traditional minority house, the pagodas at the Congsheng Temple, the Temple was constructed during the Tang Dynasty and is one of China's finest example of the skill and architectural genius of the ancient craftsmen. This evening you will have a special dinner featuring a clay pot fish. After dinner, we will stroll along the famous street "Yangrejie". 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Dali - Lijiang

After breakfast, we journey by bus to Lijiang, the cultural center of the Naxi Minority. Lijiang has beautiful landscapes and has been designated by the UN as a World Cultural Heritage Site. Gaze in wonder at the sights and sounds of this ancient city as you walk down the cobblestone streets preserved for over 700 years. We see that the Naxi way of life has changed very little over time. Upon arrival, we tour the old town of Lijiang including Black Dragon Pond. Enjoy the famous local cuisine "Wang's Family Banquet" for dinner.  

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Lijiang

A whole day excursion exploring the fantasy of Lijiang, including tour Spruce Meadow of Jade Dragon Snow Mountains. The bus drops us off at the base where we take a cable car to the higher regions that afford a beautiful view. We will enjoy the fantastic outdoor production called "Impression Lijiang", the show is directed by Chinese famous director Zhang Yimou. In the afternoon, on the way return to the city, we visit the Baisha Village, the ancient capital of the Naxi Kingdom. Then we stop at the Shuhe Old Town for visit.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Lijiang - Tiger Leap Gorges - Lijiang

After breakfast, we drive to tour the Tiger Leap Gorge. This gorges is 12 miles long with a natural drop of 623ft, and it is considered as one of the three worldwide renowned gorges. Return to Lijiang in the afternoon.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Lijiang - Guilin

Today, we fly to Guilin. Guilin is a southwest city famous for its splendid natural scenery. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Guilin - Li River - Yangshuo

Cruising down the Li River, you will be entering a real life gallery. You will pass along the picturesque riverbank and see limestone hill vistas. You may even catch the fascinating sight of fishermen fishing with cormorant birds! Lunch is served aboard. The cruise ends at Yangshuo. We disembark and wander around the town with visits to the Moon Hill, Big Banyan, and the ancient West Street. Tonight you enjoy the fantastic Minority Musical Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu (Yingxiang Liusanjie). The show is directed by Chinese famous director Zhang Yimou. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Yangshuo - Guilin - Guangzhou

After breakfast, we head back to Guilin by motorcoach. Tour Reed Flute Cave, with another beautiful name as "the Art Palace of Nature", features fantastic natural stalactite and stalagmite formations, artfully illuminated by multicolored lights. Another magnificent view you will not miss is Elephant Trunk Hill. Take the high speed train to Guangzhou.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Guangzhou - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour. Today you can take a train to Hong Kong and staying there at your own expense and fly back home from Hong Kong. Note: During Canton Fair (Trade Fair) Period, accommodation for Guangzhou will be changed to other hotel.

  • Includes Breakfast

Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.


Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Kunming: Local Deluxe Courses
Kunming: Yunnan wild mushroom hot pot
Dali: Local Deluxe Courses
Lijiang: Local Deluxe Courses
Guilin: Local Deluxe Courses


Lijiang.................Outdoor Show "Impression Lijiang"
Yangshuo............Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu


Kunming.........Crowne Plaza Kunming City Centre (5 stars)
Dali................Grand Bay View International Hotel Dali (5 stars)
Lijiang............InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort (5 stars)
Guilin..............Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (5 stars) 
Yangshuo........Green Lotus Hotel (5 stars) 
Guangzhou......Dong Fang Hotel (5 stars)


A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.

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