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China Yunnan and Guangxi

  • Off the beaten track
This 14-day, customisable tour is perfect for those who want to see China's amazing landscapes. Venture to Yunnan and cruise down the Li River, enjoy a biking tour to the Dragon Bridge, hike among incredible rice terraces, and visit the astonishing Stone Forest. Then head to the colourful and buzzing metropolis of Shanghai, where the past meets the present. 

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Lijang

Touchdown in the bustling city of Lijiang...


• Arrive in Chongqing and connect flight to Lijiang
• Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel
• Rest of the day free for you to rest or explore

Visited:
Chongqing Lijiang
Accommodation
Zen Garden (Lijiang)

Day 2: The Black Dragon Pool Park

Visit the amazing natural wonders of Yunnan...


• Morning stroll through the Old Town of Lijang 
• Visit the Black Dragon Pool Park
• Explore the beautiful Naxi Dongba Museum

Visited:
Lijiang
Accommodation
Zen Garden (Lijiang)

Day 3: Tiger Leaping Gorge

Explore Yunnan's natural wonders...


 Enjoy a trek through the Tiger Leaping Gorge
• Wonderful view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
• Head to the Tea Horse Guesthouse

Visited:
Tiger Leaping Gorge Lijiang
Accommodation
Zen Garden (Lijiang)

Day 4: Shibao Mountain and Dali

Immerse yourself in the unique local culture...


• Visit Shaxi, a traditional Bai village
• Climb the stunning Shibao Mountain
• Stop by Erhai Lake on your way to Dali

Visited:
Lijiang Shaxi Xizhou Dali
Accommodation
Night at The Gurong Hotel (Dali)

Day 5: Transfer to Kunming

Enjoy a free day before leaving for Kunming...


• Free day for you to explore Dali at your leisure
• Transfer to the airport for your flight to Kunming
• Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in

Visited:
Dali Kunming
Accommodation
Night at Weilong Hotel (Kunming)

Day 6: Shilin Stone Forest

Discover the secrets of Shilin's Stone Forest...


• Morning drive to the breathtaking Stone Forest
• Explore this famous World Heritage Site
• Free evening to relax and put your feet up

Visited:
Dali Kunming Guilin
Accommodation
Night at Weilong Hotel (Kunming)

Day 7: Flight to ​Guilin

Arrive in the beautiful city of Guilin...


• Enjoy the morning at your own leisure
• Transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin
• Upon arrival, be escorted to your hotel

Visited:
Kunming Guilin
Accommodation
Night at Jing Guan Ming Lou Museum Hotel (Guilin)

Day 8: Cruise on the Li River

Cruise down the river and explore the city...


• Enjoy a boat cruise on the beautiful Li River
• Arrive in Yangshuo and explore the ancient city
• Board a boat to observe the local fishermen

Visited:
Guilin Yangshuo
Accommodation
Riverside Retreat (Yangshuo)

Day 9: Hike Up the Moon Hill

Take a bike ride to Dragon Bridge and Moon Hill...


 Enjoy a bike ride to  400-year-old Dragon Bridge
• Tour the Silver Cave and climb the Moon Hill
• Watch the Liu San Jie light show on the Li River

Visited:
Yangshuo
Accommodation
Riverside Retreat (Yangshuo)

Day 10: ​Free Time in Yangshuo

Wander through the picturesque city of Yangshuo...


• Free day to explore the city at your own leisure
• Enjoy the beautiful views of Yangshuo
• Free evening for you to relax and put your feet up

Visited:
Yangshuo
Accommodation
Riverside Retreat (Yangshuo)

Day 11: Sunset Over Li River

Take a trip to the stunning rice terraces...


• Morning drive to the Longji Rice Terraces
• Xianggong panoramic view over the Li River
• Enjoy the sunset and a free evening in the village

Visited:
Yangshuo Xianggong Longji
Accommodation
Night at Baike Hotel (Longji)

Day 12: Immerse Yourself in Longji

Bask in the beauty of the countryside... 


• Enjoy a walk around the Longji Rice terraces
• Visit the Yao people, known for their crafts
• Transfer to Guilin airport for flight to Shanghai

Visited:
Ping’an Guilin Shanghai
Accommodation
Night at Astor House (Shanghai)

Day 13: History and Culture in Shanghai

Take in the glorious sights of Shanghai...


• Stroll through the famous Yuyuan Garden
• Head to Shanghai Old Town
• Walk to the Bund and ascend the Jinmao Tower

Visited:
Shanghai
Accommodation
Night at Astor House (Shanghai)

Day 14: Departure from Shanghai

Enjoy a free day in Shanghai before leaving...


• Spend your last day exploring the city
• Transfer to the airport for your flight home
• We hope you've had an incredible trip!

Visited:
Shanghai

Chongqing Lijiang Tiger Leaping Gorge Shaxi Xizhou Dali Kunming Guilin Yangshuo Xianggong Longji Ping’an Shanghai

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,850 / 14 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pers 4 Pers
Price per person $2,850 $2,070

Included in price:

  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide when mentioned
  • All transfers to and from the airport
  • Accommodation mentioned above with breakfast
  • Luggage carrier to the hotel in the rice terraces (1 luggage included)
  • Entrance fees when mentioned
  • Lijiang and Dali preservation fee

Not included in price:

  • Visa
  • Any international or domestic flights
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals
  • Tips for driver and guide

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