3 Days Kunming Essence Tour

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Tour Code: CTG-YN01

Tour Description

Retreat from the hustle and bustle realities and enjoy 3 days of thorough relaxing life in the "Spring City" - Kunming. In the attractions we arrange for you, you will experience the charming weather, find colorful ethnic minorities, and appreciate beautiful natural scenery. This is such a fantasy tour!

Wonder at the amazing stone of varied shapes in Stone Forest

Experience a leisure time at Guandu Old Town

Know more about Taoist and Buddhist culture on Western Hills

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming - Free time
Today's Activities

Arrive in Kunming, the Spring City of China. Meet your guide at the airport and transfer to the featured hotel to check in. After a little rest, free to explore around Kunming city, such as the "Kunming 's Jade" - Green Lake Park, Kunming's symbol building - Phoenix Archway, and the vibrant Flowers and Birds Market. Tonight you will stay at the featured hotel in Kunming.

 green lake park  phoenix archway flowers and birds market          
Green Lake Park Phoenix Archway Flowers and Birds Market          
Day 2 Kunming (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities

In the early morning we take you to visit the Yunnan Stone Forest, which is one of most remarkable natural phenomena of China. You will wonder at the innumerable bizarre-shaped ancient limestone cliffs and peaks, which is created by wind and water erosion some 270 million years ago.


After lunch you will proceed to explore the Guandu Old Town, which is one of the historic and cultural towns in Kunming area. The ancient Shaolin Temple and Vajra Pagoda are the must-see of this old town. You will spend a lazy afternoon without the hassle of leaving the city. You can sit down for a cup of tea and chat with local people. A designated food street on the old town's east side offers a wide selection of local eats. Tonight you will stay at the hotel in Kunming.

 yunnan stone forest  guandu shaolin temple vajra pagoda in guandu old town          
Yunnan Stone Forest Guandu Shaolin Temple Vajra Pagoda in Guandu Old Town          
Day 3 Depart Kunming (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities

We will first pay a visit to the Western Hills where Taoist temples and Buddhism Temples could be found. When being on the top of the Hills - Dragon Gate, you can enjoy a very beautiful view of the Dianchi Lake. After lunch your tour guide will escorte you to the airport for your next destination. May you a nice journey!

western hill  dragon gate kunming city view          
Western Hill Dragon Gate Kunming City View          
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide Hotel: 2 nights in Kunming downtown hotel
Meals: 2 breakfasts provided by the hotel and 2 lunches. Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver;
Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance; Government taxes & Service charges
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotels in Kunming
Green Lake Hotel
Situated in the heart of Kunming's business, finance and culture district, perfectly located for business and leisure traveller, Green Lake Hotel is just a minute's walk to Green Lake Park, the eye of Kunming. The Green Lake Hotel is centrally located just minutes from the city's cultural spots, government offices, convention centers, 15 minutes from Kunming International Airport.
Kunming Hotel
Kunming Hotel is located in the commercial and shopping district. With many famous department stores nearby, the hotel is one of Kunming's most cosmopolitan areas. The location makes it very convenient to get to and from the railway station and the airport (only 5 and 7 kilometers respectively). The hotel has 400 guest rooms, including standard single room, executive room, standard room, business room, and so on.
Kunming Fairyland Hotel (Dongfeng Square)
Fairyland Dongfeng Square Hotel is located on Beijing Road in the Panlong district of Kunming. It is close to Nanping Pedestrian Street, Jinma Biji Archway and the Thailand Consulate, and about 6 kilometers from Wujiaba International Airport. Opened in 2011, the 7-story hotel features 108 guest rooms and suites, equipped with LCD cable televisions, internet access and climate control.

Meals in the Package

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary include 2 breakfasts provided by the hotel and 2 lunches.
You can just feel free to make dinner arrangements as per your personal taste.

We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:


The variety of Kunming cuisine never fails to satisfy hungry travelers. It really is a "crossroads" featuring dishes from all over Yunnan. The feature of Kunming cuisine is a perfect blend of sour and spicy flavors, made from the minority 's century-old traditional recipes.

Steaming-Pot Chicken Kunming Bittern Duck
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Destinations: Yunnan

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