5 Days South Yunnan Classic Tour from Kunming to Yuanyang and Jianshui

In thistour visitor will see  the most hottest sites in south Yunnan including stone forest, old buildings in Jianshui and the incredible terrace fields cultivated by monitory Hani people since thousands years ago. This tour is available all year around, but the best photography time of terrace fields fully of water is every November to next March.

 


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Day 1 Kunming Arrival-Stone Forest (-/-/-)

Arrive at  Kunming airport, tour guide will pick up you at airport, and transfer to Stone Forest (1.5-2hrs ) Check in your hotel nearby Stone Forest Park.
Free at leisure the rest time of the day. 
Meals on your own account
Overnight at Stone Forest

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Day 2 Stone Forest-Yuanyang (B/L/D)

Today firstly discover Stone Forest Park   The difference types of limestone of here is isolated, exquisite and beautiful, showing its unique charm. It became the member in the list of World Nature Heritage in June , 2007.)
After that, further the driving to Yuanyang (5hrs). It is located at 2000 meters above sea level and the entire mountains here are sculpted with terrace-field commonly called the ladder of the sky.In  the later afternoon visit Tiger Mouth (Laohuzui) where is the best palace to take the picture of terrace fields under the sunset. 
After tour move to check in your hotel. 
Overnight at Yuanyang

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Day 3 Yuanyang-Jianshui (B/L/-)

If you like ,  you  tour will from getting up early in the morning to enjoy the Sunrise view of Terrace field at Duoyi village.  Spend your day outside  in the village giving you a  unique opportunity to approach the villagers and see their speical techniques of agriculture. Later stroll in the local market to see the locals dressed with their colorful folk costume do Shopping and bargaining at the market. Afterward visit Qingkou Hani Village where there is a small culture museum of Hanni people. Enjoy your leisure time stroll along the train of the fields.
Then further your trip to Jianshui (3hrs) , stop to visit Tuanshan Village (this village has preserved a great number of ancient and traditional architectures. Most of the houses are made of clay walls and tile roofs. ) And Twin Dragon Bridge (this stone bridge is well combination of science and art, and endowed as the first in Yunnan in the terms of size and artistic value. It is among the 10 oldest in China and features 17 arches.
Later, stroll in the old area of Jiasnhui to see the difference types of Old Wells and Doufu workshop how to make the famous local food - Doufu. Take a view of  Chaoyang Tower which is the landmark of Jianshui
Overnight at Jianshui

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Day 4 Jianshui-Kunming (B/L/-)

In the morning, visit Jianshui Confucius Temple (It is the second largest Confucius Tempe in China which was build in 1285 A.D.  and has been repaired and extended for over 50 times and now occupied an area of 7.6 hectares.) and Family Zhus Garden( The complex has a total area of 20, 000 square meters. With the well - arranged yards and well-furnished rooms and halls, the structure of the architecture can be described as ''streamlined'' it enjoys the fame ''the Daguan Garden at a Border Town''.)
After lunch, drive back to Kunming ( 4.5hrs ). Have a stop on the way to visit Xinmeng Village at Tonghai which is the only Mongolian Village in Yunnan with a history over 750.
Lunch at Chinese restaurant, dinner on your own account.
Overnight at Kunming

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Day 5 Kunming Departure (B/-/-)

Free at leisure before transfer to Kunming airport or Kunming high speed train station for to next destination.

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