Code: GF-KM01

One Day Kunming Golf Tour

Route: Yunnan Lakeview Golf Club → Haigeng Park → Yunnan Nationalities Village → Western Hills

Kunming is an eternal spring city, and its pleasant weather all year round makes it a nice travel destination for golfers. You will definitely enjoy this day tour, playing golf leisurely by the Dianchi Lake in the morning, and visiting several famous scenic spots around Dianchi Lake in downtown Kunming in the afternoon.

8:00 – 12:00 Yunnan Lakeview Golf Club
It is the highest standard golf course in Kunming, where many golf competitions have been held. The course is an 18-hole standard championship course designed by the famous course designer and professional golfer Nick Faldo. The excellent location by the side of Dianchi Lake makes it the most convenient and popular golf course in downtown Kunming. You can enjoy a relaxing morning golf game while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Dianchi Lake.

12:00 – 14:00 Haigeng Park & Dianchi Lake
In the noon, you can find a lakeside restaurant to have lunch. After Lunch, go west to the Haigeng Park within 10 minutes’ walking distance. You can enter from the west entrance and enjoy the enchanting view of the Dianchi Lake.

Opening Hours: All day long
Recommended Time for a Visit: 1 to 2 hours
Ticket Price: Free

14:00 – 16:00 Yunnan Nationalities Village
Walk 10 minutes to the south entrance of Yunnan Nationalities Village, and tour about 2 hours here to know the local residences and folk customs of different ethnic minorities like Dai, Bai, Yi, and Jingpo peoples.

Opening Hours: 9:00 – 18:00
Recommended Time for a Visit: 2 to 3 hours
Ticket Price: CNY 90

16:00 – 18:00 Western Hills
Walk to the southwest gate of Yunnan Nationalities Village to take the cable car to go across the Dianchi Lake and reach the slope of the Western Hills. A single trip costs CNY 40 and a round-way cable car costs CNY 70 per person.

It takes about an hour to climb up from the upper station of the cable car to the Dragon Gate Grottoes, the highlight of the Western Hills. Standing on the mountain top, you can have a bird's-eye view of the whole Dianchi Lake and Kunming City in the glory of sunset. 

Opening Hours: 8:30 – 17:30
Recommended Time for a Visit: 2 to 3 hours
Ticket Price: Free to enter Western Hills; CNY 75 for a combo ticket of Dragon Gate Grottoes.

10 Best Golf Clubs in Kunming for Your Reference:

1. Kunming Spring City Golf and Lake Resort
The Spring City Lake Course enjoys great recognition in golf circles in Asia. The US Golf Digest ranked it the "No.1 Golf Course in China" while Golf Digest Hong Kong listed it among the "Top 10 Golf Courses in China and Hong Kong". The latter also voted Spring City as the "Best Maintenance Golf Course" and named Holes No. 5 and 7 of the Lake Course as "Signature Holes". The lakeview course is an 18-hole, par-72 course that measures 7,204 yards.

Add: Lake Yangzonghai, Tangchi Town, Yiliang County, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-67671188

2. Kunming Sunshine Golf Club
Located in the north of Kunming City, The Sunshine Golf Club is only 15 minutes’ drive from downtown Kunming. This 18-hole golf course is surrounded by woody hills which create great energy to this land. It is in very excellent conditions due to the favorable climate and mild weather condition. The total length of the course is 7,200 yards. The unique design makes it a club for all levels of golfers to enjoy, and a nice place for you to relax with your family or business friends.

Add: Kunming-Qujing Highway 6 km, Beicheng District, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-68288999

3. Yunnan Lakeview Golf Club
The Lakeview Golf Club benefits from the spectacular views of the famous Western Hills and Dianchi Lake. The par 72 golf course measures 7,260 yards in length and its peculiar hole design provides a great experience for all level of golfers. It provides world-class amenities ranging from natural hot springs, saunas, massage facilities, beauty salon, gymnasium, sports bar and fine dining facilities for golfers. It is also the only night lit golf course in Kunming allowing those with a busy lifestyle to enjoy a round after dark.

Add: No. 1505, Dianchi Road, Dianchi Lake National Tourist Resort, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-64317888

4. Kunming Country Golf Club
This 18 holes 72 par course is of 7,000 yards in length, and surrounded by beautiful landscape and fresh air. It is only about 20 minutes' drive from downtown Kunming. 70 km (43 mi) away is the famous Stone Forest Scenic Area. The course sweeps up and down the high lands among all year flourishing flowers and jungle-lined fairways. The wildly different fairways offer golfers a diversity of golf experiences. It is certainly the golfing paradise in China.

Add: Anshi Highway 14 km, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-67426666

5. Yunnan OCT Clouds Valley Golf Club (36 holes)
Add: Lake Yangzonghai, Tangchi Town, Yiliang County, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-68389111

6. Kunming Jade Dragon Bay Golf Course (18 holes)
Add: Nanbu Puhe Village, Lianran Town, Anning City, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-66391666

7. Kunming Wanda Golf Club (18 holes)
Add: No. 12, East Hongta Road, Dianchi Lake National Tourist Resort, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-64322999

8. Kunming Peixing East Coast Golf Course (18 holes)
Add: No. 866, East Huanhu Road, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-65951107

9. Kunming Meadow Lake Golf Course (18 holes)
Add: Livestock Breeding Farm, Xiaoshao Village, Guandu District, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-67399688

10. Yunnan Hot Spring Golf Course (18 holes)
Add: Hot Spring Valley, No. 688, Yangjiao Community, Wenquan Town, Anning City, Kunming
Tel: 86-871-68663333

 Note: Besides playing golf in Kunming, you can also visit the city’s landmark – Stone Forest, which is in Shilin Yi Nationality Autonomous County, 80 km (50 mi) east of downtown Kunming. You will marvel at the naturally formed karst landscape.

For guided tours, please check our Kunming Tour Packages.