2 Days Yuanmou Earth Forest Tour

In this trip, you will drive to the northwest of Yunnan. Take a close touch of Earth Forest in Yuanmou. You will find you are in a magnificent world of clay. It vary in shapes, heights and volumes. Seen separately, each is a piece of artwork with indescribable charm. Viewed as a whole, they form an intricate maze imbued with mysterious air and sublime beauty.


Day 1 Kunming - Yuanmou (B/L/-)

08:30am our guide pick up you from your own booking hotel in Kunming downtown, drive to Yuanmou (3.5hrs) is a county of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, located in northwest part of Yunnan and about 189km far from Kunming. Yuanmou is a key base of vegetable plantation in Yunnan. The famous Yuanmou Man fossil was be found in here in 1965 which represented the earliest fossils of human ancestors found in China and East Asia. Moreover Yuanmou is well know for its Tulin (earth forest)
Upon arrival, pay a visit of Langbapu Earth Forest (It is located Xinhua township in the west 33km from Yuanmou county. The Langbapu Earth Forest occupied an area of 1.4 square kilometer at the altitude between 1560- 1640m above sea level. This special kind of land-form was formed under the influence of movement of crust, erosion of water, test of climate and so on. Langbapu earth forest is tall, varied and well developed with an average height of 8 to 25 meters. The colorful earth forest looks like grand palaces from a distance. When you walk inside the earth forest, you will flee that you stay in an old castle. The earth columns showed varied shapes with colors of yellow,white ,
After tour , transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight at Yuanmou


Day 2 Yuanmou - Kunming (B/L/-)

After breakfast, you will take a tour of Wumao Earth Forest also called as Laohutan Earth Forest. It is about 36km from Yuanmou downtown and occupied an area of 8 square kilometers. The unique landscape was formed by geological movement and soil erosion one or two million years ago. It is named for its shape like immense forest and the main composition of the expansion is earth. There are four main styles columns : earth bud style, castle style, bamboo shoot style and mush room style. The shapes of the Earth Forest look like vivid persons and animals as people look at them closely. All these composted am magnificent world. Xu Xiake who is the most famous Chinese travel writer and geographer in the Ming Dynasty (1368 -1644)said  that standing in the earth forest was just like being among the 'auspicious cloud' and 'golden millet' when he visited Yuanmou earth forest in A.D. 1638.
After lunch, transfer back to Kunming hotel (3.5hrs ) upon arrival, drop off at your own booking hotel in Kunming.