Kunming Private 2-Day Bullet Train Trip to Dali and Lijiang

Experience picturesque landscapes and colorful minority culture in Dali and Lijiang at your own pace on a 2-day private tour from Kunming. Travel by bullet train, greeted by a local private tour guide in Dali, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, visit and explore the must-see attractions such as Chongsheng Three Pagodas, Dali Ancient Town, Erhai Lake, Mu Palace, Lijiang Old Town. In addition, explore Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and enjoy amazing open-air Impression Lijiang Impression Show which performances by non-professional peasant actors who are from local villages.This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, train tickets, entrance fee, round trip cable car, lunch, show tickets and door-to-door hotel transfers. You can choose to end your tour in Lijiang or return Kunming. Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Cable car round trip to Glacier Park
    • Bottled water
    • Private tour
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Train Tickets
    • Middle Seats Show Tickets
    • Overnight accommodation of standard twin room (two beds), based on twin share if choose the option
    • Entry/Admission - Chongsheng Three Pagodas
    • Entry/Admission - Erhai Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Lijiang Impressions Show
    • Entry/Admission - Mufu Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation if you choose to have the tour only
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Kunming-Dali-Lijiang (L)

    Pass By: Kunming Railway Station, Kun Ming Huo Che Zhan, Guandu Qu, Kunming Shi, China
    Your driver will pick you up in your Kunming Hotel's lobby and you will be transferred to Railway Station for a 2 hour bullet train trip to Dali.

    Upon arrival, your local guide will hold your name sign waiting for you at the exit of the arrival hall. 

    Stop At: Chongsheng Three Pagodas, Under Yingle Peak, Dali 671000 China
    Then heading directly to Dali Chongsheng Three Pagodas. The Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple is a 1,800 years old national treasure under preservation. It is also a record of the development of Buddhism in the area. They are standing at the east foot of the tenth peak of the massive Mt. Cangshan and facing the west shore of the Erhai Lake.

    Upon arrival, stroll around the temple and courtyards with your tour guide, admire over 1000 years old pagoda, get to know its history, culture, religion and art.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dali Town, Dali, Yunnan, China
    Continue to Dali Ancient Town. Spend some leisure time to stroll around the ancient town, enjoy its grand city wall, traditional Bai ethnic minority folk houses and marvelous scenery. You will enjoy lunch in one of the restaurant here.

    Dali ancient town was a gateway to the Silk Road in Southwest China, and also served as a seat of government and a major military barracks for Yunnan Province in ancient times.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Erhai Lake, No.55 Zhongshan Road, Dali 661000 China
    Then, continue to Erhai Lake. Erhai Lake is the largest highland lake and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China. It means, 'sea shaped like an ear', in Chinese.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Jinsuo Island, Dali, China
    Take the boat cruise Erhai Lake, then visit Golden Shuttle Island (Jinsuo Dao), and the nearby fishing community of Bai Minority, get to know Bai Minority's culture and lifestyle.

    Pass By: Old Town of Lijiang - China, No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100 China
    Afterwards, hop on your private vehicle, your driver will take you to Lijiang old town which takes 2.5 hours, relax on the way. You will be transferred to your hotel in Lijiang.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight 4 Star hotel in Lijiang if you choose the option

    Day 2: Dali City Highlights (B, L)

    Stop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Yulong County 674100 China
    Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Lijiang, heading directly to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which takes about 1 hour. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

    Consisting of 13 peaks, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere. Looking from Lijiang Old Town, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

    Get the information and learn its legendary stories from your tour guide. Upon arrival, take the convenient cable car to the scenic viewing point (4506 meters), marvel at the spectacular glacier and mountain views. You can choose to hike up to 4680 meters by wooden stairs. When you are ready to leave, descend by cable car.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lijiang Impressions Show, No.19-9 Guodahuama Street, Old Town, Lijiang China
    Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then enjoy amazing Lijiang Impressions Show. The show is performed in daytime, using the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain as its stage background. More than 100 horses and 500 non-professional peasant actors with dark skin who are from 16 local villages and over 10 ethnic minorities give their best performance. They use unique movements and original songs to exemplify their culture, history and customs. When make booking you can choose you preferred tickets for the show
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mufu Palace, Southwest of the Old Town, Lijiang 674100 China
    Next, you will visit the Mufu Palace. The top ruler of Naxi minority Mu Family had been in Lijiang since Yuan Dynasty to Qing Dynasty, totally 470 years with 22 generation rulers. The present Mufu Palace is a representative of ancient central China architectural style in Ming Dynasty. While it also keeps the characters of Tang and Song Dynasties. And inside it, the details show the minority features of Bai and Naxi groups. Besides architecture value, it also can be an outstanding plants museum with ancient trees and extraordinary plants. The garden in a style mixed with imperial one and Suzhou’s style. Explore the palace and get to now its history and stories from your tour guide.

    After the tour, you can choose to end your tour in Lijiang or Return Kunming by bullet train.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast: If you choose the option to including hotel, breakfast offered by hotel
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your Kunming hotel
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P519

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