3 Days Kunming Private Tour

Code: KM01
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Day 1 Arrival in Kunming, Airport pick-up and a short city tour
Welcome to Kunming, which enjoys the reputation of "Spring City" because of its spring-like climate all year around. According to your flight schedule, your guide and driver will wait for you outside the baggage claim area of Kunming Airport and then transfer you to check into the hotel.

After a short rest, your guide will accompany you to explore the Flowers & Birds Market, which is a top popular market in Kunming. Have a casual stroll along the street, and you can see shops and stalls of all sorts, especially those featuring flowers, birds and fish. Then you will be guided to visit the Jinma Biji Square in the city center area. There stands two ancient memorial archways, one called Jinma, which means Golden Horse, and the other Biji, which means Jade Rooster. They are the landmarks of this city. You can take pictures and walk around the nice surrounding area. You may also taste the famous Across Bridge Rice Noodles, namely Yunnan Guoqiao Mixian, at a nearby restaurant called Qiao Xiang Yuan.
Day 2 Visit the Stone Forest and the Golden Temple
Our clients visiting the Stone Forest
Today your Kunming city tour will continue to the Shilin Yi Autonomous County, where the renowned Stone Forest is located. After about two hours driving, we will reach this large site. The Stone Forest is a set of limestone formations, most in the shape of stalagmites, looking like a forest made of stones. You must be curious how those formations were made. Once upon a time, there was a vast sea here. After millions of years' accumulation and erosion, the limestone were shaped and uplifted until the water was drained. The magic Stone Forest is like a maze, but don't worry, your guide will navigate you through it.

After lunch, we will visit the Golden Temple, which is located on the top of Mingfeng Hill, about 5 miles from the downtown. As a Taoist temple, the Golden Temple is the largest copper temple in China. You will climb up on a series of winding stone steps, then pass through three heavenly gates and finally arrive at the Golden Temple. The hillside around the temple abounds with many sorts of trees and flowers, most of which are Camellias.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Visit Zhuanxin Farmers' Market, Airport see-off
After breakfast, you will visit the Zhuanxin Farmers' Market, which is the largest and most popular public market in Kunming, selling vegetables, fruits, meat, cooked foods and condiments. It is a good place to know the local life as well as learn about a unique local culture, bargaining. If you have interests, you could learn some basic words from your guide and have a try to bargain when buying the specialties. After finishing the Kunming city tour, we will transfer you to the airport and see you off there.

Should you want to extend your private China tour to other popular destinations in Yunnan, like Lijiang, Dali or Shangri-La, please contact your travel consultant freely and then she/he will customize a tour for you accordingly. As Kunming is located near the borders of China and Southeastern Asian countries, it provides links to Vietnam, Burma and Laos. If you are interested in these places, we are also happy to assist you.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
KunmingGreen Lake Hotel Jinjiang Hotel
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
  • Prices are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Airfares of arrival and departure
  • Entry visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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