Yunnan Explorer

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kunming, China
  • Ends Kunming, China
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit our local Bai friends in Dali and learn about Bai people and their way of life.
  • In Shaxi, you'll see one of the bestpreserved traditional towns in Yunnan. Stay in a friendly, familyrun guesthouse and sample some authentic local cuisine
  • Experience the legendary Tiger Leaping Gorge, with two days of hiking one of China's most breathtaking trails.
  • Journey to Shangrila and walk among Tibetan pilgrims in Sumtseling Monastery.
The Yunnan Explorer tour starts and ends in Kunming. It is a countryside and village visits trip that takes 12 days taking you through Shaxi, Dali, Tiger Leaping Gorge and 3 other destinations in China. Yunnan Explorer is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport and others.

Experience the breathtaking natural scenery, historical attractions, and diverse lifestyles for which the province of Yunnan is known in this 12-day tour. Hike one of Asia's finest geological wonders, Tiger Leaping Gorge, best beheld from the winding hiking trails high above the Yangzi River. Break bread with a Bai family and learn about the province's second-largest ethnic group. Travel to lofty, legendary Shangrila. Mingle with Tibetan pilgrims in Ganden Sumtseling Monastery. It's impossible to name all the myriad delights of Yunnan, so you'll just have to discover them for yourself.  
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
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Saqera's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
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  • Saqera
  • From UAE
  • On Oct 02 2018
“Excellent”
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  • Ryann
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 28 2019
“Excellent”
Lone's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Lone
  • From Denmark
  • On Dec 11 2019
“This is my first group trip. I am a woman and I travel alone. The tour offered culture and nature. I am interested in arts and crafts, so I saw some relevant museums. The social unity of the group was good. The hotels were fine. The trip is recommended.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kunming
  • Day 2: Dali
  • Day 3: Dali
  • Day 4: Shaxi
  • Day 5: Shaxi
  • Day 6: Shangrila
  • Day 7: Shangrila
  • Day 8: Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Day 9: Tiger Leaping Gorge
  • Day 10: Lijiang/Overnight Train
  • Day 11: Kunming
  • Day 12: Kunming
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Guesthouse (6 nights), Hotel (4 nights), Overnight Hard Sleeper Train (1 night)
Transport
  • Overnight Sleeper Train , Private Bus , Public Bus , Walking
Included Activities
  • Dali - Walking tour
  • Xizhou - Day trip
  • Shibaoshan - Hike to Shizong Temple
  • Shangrila - Sumtseling Monastery
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge - Guided trek
  • Lijiang - Walking tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kunming are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Yunnan Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Yunnan Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 31 May 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Yunnan Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Yunnan Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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