|Depart in the morning and arrive
late afternoon in Guangzhou,transfer
to your hotel.
||Today visit Six Banya pagoda and
Family Museum before flying to Guilin. On arrival ,transfer to
hotel. Free for the rest of the day to explore this scenic city
||A day to remember enjoy a scenic
cruise down the beautiful Li River. Disembark at the village town
of Yangshou for some bargaining at the colourful markets. Late afternoon
return by luxury coach to Guilin.
|Enjoy a day trip to beautiful Longsheng
Rice Terraces. The most beautiful rice terrace scenery in China will
take you breath away wonderful day trip in rural Guangxi.
|Fly from Guilin to Kunming,transfer
to the hotel, if time permits you will have a sightseeing tour of
||Today,travel to the incredible Stone
Forest,90km from Kunming,known as the No. 1 wonder
under Heaven,along the trip you will notice small growing out of the
fields before reaching the amazing stone pinnacles of the forest itself.
Return and fly to Jinghong after dinner, Jinghong
is the capital of Xishuangbanna, a tropical zone sharing borders with
Laos and Burma. On arrival transfer to hotel.
||Today visit spectacular Menglon County.Enjoy
the Rubber Tree Plantations.See the wonderful and colourful village
life of the locals. Visit Hani Mangnei Village and other Dai minority
people villages, see the octagonal
Dai Haynayana Buddhist Temple.
|Travel by coach along the Mekong
River to Olive
Dam (Ganlan Ba).Visit Dai Hinayana Buddhist Temple.then on to
the Xiao menglun Botanical
Garden where China's largest Tropical Plants Research Academy
is located, return to Jinghong and fly to Daili,transferred to hotel.
|| Visit the Three
Towering Pagodas of Chongsheng Monasteery built in 836AD.
See the Bai Minority people tie dying cloth with wax.Visit a beautiful
Bai minority Fishing Village with its' traditional style courtyards
at Xizhou Town.
||Today,drive to Lijiang county, Visit
the Black Dragon Pool Park, the Square Street of Lijiang Dayan
Ancient Town, this evening enjoy a Naxi Classical Musical
||This morning visit the Naxi Village,
Murals depicting Tibetan, Naxi legends and trhe 600 years-old
Ten Thousand-Blossom Camellia tree at the Yufeng
lama Temple. you can choose to take the cable car (own expense)
to the top the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (Snow-capped
Yulong Mountain).Where you will have the opportunity to
see the 40000-years-old glacier. Travel by chair lift to the Dragon
Spruce Meadow .
|Drive about 38- km's to Lugu
lake, The water is clear and green mountains surround the lake
on all sides, the Mosuo People here live in a matriarchal society.
Men and women live in their mother's homes, couples here can break
their marriage at will. Stay at a local hotel.
||Visit the remote and beautiful Mouso
Village. Meet the locals and then enjoy a wonderful cruise on Lugu
Lake to Turtle Island. This day in peaceful southwestern China is
a highlight of the trip.
| Today you will travel through
some spectacular rural Chinese scenery on your way back to Lijiang.
The moutains, green forests and grasslands will leave you breathless.
Overnight in Lijiang the home of the Naxi People.
|Travel by road 180km to Tiger Tiger-leaping
Gorge and then 50Km to the first
bend of the Yantze River at Shigu Town and then on to Zhongdian.
|| Drive 25km, then on foot or horse
7km/90 minutes to Bitahai
primitive of coniferous trees and highland lakes, lyig 3539m . Above
sea level in the heart of national nature reserve, to the Natural
Bridge over Little Zhongdian Riv., then visit the grand Gedan Songzangling(2nd
Potala Palace, built in 1679, site chosen, expanded by Dalai V/about
600 Lama monks living there ). Sightseeing Grasslands. Tibetan Village
& try home-made Yak Butter Tea and Tibetan Cheese.
Kunming by air
| In the morning fly to Kunming.
In the afternoon enjoy a sightseeing tour to the Western
Hills with the Dragon Gate carved into the sheer cliff
in 1781-1853. Pets&Flower Market, Shopping. Golden Dragon Hotel.
This evening enjoy a Minority Show.
zhou by flight
|Enjoy leisure in the morning and
then fly on to Guangzhou. In transit for your night flight to Sydney
or other city. departure home.