The beauty of nature, shaped by the hand of man
Visit of the oldest buddhist monastery of Kunming, discovery of the “Yunnan Dynamic” show, discovery of the Stone forest, visit of the Confucius temple, sunset on the terraced ricefields, visit of minority markets.
Hanoi - Kunming - Stone Forest - Jianshui - Yuanyang-Hekou
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  • Day 1
    Hanoi - Kunming
    (30 minutes transfer)

    Arrival at mid-day in Kunming coming from Hanoi, and then transfer to the New Era 4* hotel, well located in the city center of Kunming. In the afternoon, you will visit the Yuantong temple, the oldest Buddhist monastery of Kunming. Visit while going forward by foot the Emerald Lake where the locals like to gather with each other to sing, dance and play some music. Go on towards the old neighborhoods of Kunming.

    After the dinner in town, in a Chinese traditional residency (Yunnan typical cooking), attend the fabulous “Yunnan Dynamic” show (8.00pm to 9.50pm) tracing legends, dances and Yunnan’s chants, superb potpourri of choreography.

    Included meals : lunch, dinner
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  • Day 2
    Kunming – Stone forest - Jianshui
    (280 km -  4 hours of road)

    Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Stone forest. 3-hour walk inside the site, between rocky peaks sometimes through narrow paths. Picnic lunch in a quiet place of the park. Road in the afternoon towards Jianshui (3 hours of road). Installation in your 3* hotel, which has been accomodated in the superb residency of Zhu family, one of the better conserved in Yunnan, shaped of a whole of interior courses, pavillons and gardens.

    Dinner in a local restaurant.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 3
    Jianshui - Yuanyang
    (3 hours of road, 160 km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Stroll by foot this morning through the old town of Jianshui, particularly until Chaoyang’s big gate which shelters a small birds market.
    Visit the old wells of Jianshui. Then go to the Confucius temple, which is the second biggest temple in China, after the Qufu one, the native city of the master.
    The whole is constituted of a large park with pond, several courtyards, beautiful porticos, temples and pavilions.

    Lunch in the old town. Drive to Yuanyang (3 hours). Crossing of the red river (Honghe) before climbing to the old town of Yuanyang, located at the top of the Ailao Mountains.

    Installation at the Yunti hotel 3* in the heart of the old city. If the weather allows it (weather and "timing"), sunset at the terraced ricefields.

    Dinner in town.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 4
    (2 hours of bus)
    After breakfast, departure to a visit of the minority market in the Yuanyang region (market fixed according to the lunar schedule). Going on until a small village where a singing and dancing show has been set up by the villagers belonging to the Yi minority. Charming and touching… Note that the benefits of the show will be directly reserved to the families. A lunch will be served by one of the family who participated at the show. Sunset on the terraced ricefields on Laohuzui site.

    Dinner in town. Night at the 3* Yunti Hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 5
    Yuanyang – Hekou
    (5 to 6 hours of road, 350 km)
    Breakfast at the hotel. Visit in another market of minority in the Yuanyang region, then long road to Hekou, a city located at the boundary with Vietnam and the city of Lao Cai. Simple lunch along the way. Passin of the boundary, arrival in Lao Cai, Vietnam.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch.

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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
(Depending on season, types of accommodation and activities)
(price per person in EURO)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 1 499 € / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a personalized trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote.
Hotel category Group of 2-5 Group of 6-9 Sgl Sppl
Superior  Contact us  Contact us  Contact us
Name of the city Name of the hotel
Kunming  Linden Center
Jianshui  Jianshui hotel
Yuanyang Yunti hotel  


These prices include
  • Accommodation in hotels mentioned in the program or similar, breakfast included
  • Every transports and transfers in private vehicle
  • English speaking guide's assistance
  • Refreshments in the bus and fruits along the road
  • Entrances for visits mentioned in the program and in the protected zones
  • Every meals during the trip (except the last day)
These prices do not include
  • Visa fees
  • International and domestic flights
  • Beverages, tips, personal expenses
  • Insurance and assistance
  • Every other service not mentioned above
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