26-day Private Tour From Guangzhou To Chengdu With The Driver

26-Day Private Tour from Guangzhou to Chengdu with the Driver

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Guangzhou(Guangdong Province). O/N Guangzhou.

Stop At: Guangzhou, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Your English speaking driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Chen Clan Ancestral Hall in around 30 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum, No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150 China
The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, which is an academic temple built by the 72 Chen clans for their juniors' accommodation and preparation for the imperial examinations in 1894 in Qing Dynasty. Academy of Chen Clan is a complex with traditional Canton architecture style, and notable for the rich decoration which exist inside, outside the halls and in almost every beams, ridges, walls and columns including a large collection of wood carving, stone carving, brick carving, pottery, plaster and iron engraving.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Shamian Island, North Bank of Baie Bond, Liwan District, Guangzhou China
Afterwards, take the private car to Shamian Island to wander around the European architectural style area which was former colony for British and French 100 years ago. Your guide will take you to a local restaurant to taste yummy Cantonese Dim Sum for the lunch.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Qingping Medicine Market, Huangsha Avenue, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510130 China
After lunch, You will Transfer Qingping market which is Located at the cross interchange between Qingping Street and Tiyun Street along the Pearl River, Qingping Market in Guangzhou is a composite market selling agricultural complementary products as well as Chinese herbal medicines. Covering an area of 11,200 square meters (120,000 square feet) and possessing over 1,200 booths, it is a market of a large-scale and wide variety. More than 600 varieties of meat, eggs and vegetables, seafood, Chinese herbal medicines, dried fruits, flowers, birds and fishes, are sold. Government officials of over 40 countries including the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Japan and other countries used to visit it. They all considered the visit as a great pleasure! Here, you can buy a variety of agricultural sideline products, feel the warm local life and experience the civilized ancient trading ways.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lychee Bay Scenic Area, Pantang Area, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510000 China
And then Transfer to Lychee Bay which is a famous tourist area in Guangzhou, especially for tourists wanting to experience some authentic flavor of Lingnan culture and customs. Lychee Bay is located in the Pantang region, west of Liwan District in Guangzhou.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Yuexiu Park, No.988 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou China
Your last stop is the Yuexiu Park which is the largest park in downtown Guangzhou. Covering an area of 860,000 square meters (212.5 acres), it is made up of three artificial lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain; hence the name.You can visit the Five-Ram Sculpture and Zhenhai Tower at this park.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Guangzhou, Guangzhou, Guangdong
At the end you will be escorted back to your hotel in Guangzhou.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Guangzhou--Wuzhou(Guangxi Province). O/N Wuzhou.

Stop At: Guangzhou, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 08:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Wuzhou arcade buildings in around 3.5hrs ride, 256km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Qilou Building, Da'nan Road, Wanxiu District, Wuzhou 543000 China
After opened to outside world in 1897, Wuzhou had became the business center of Guangxi. The 1920s, the ancient buildings were knocked dowan and extended the street. So the original houses were replaced by arcades. There were continuous of Arcade Building in the ancient city which in the estern of the river. There are 560 buildings which are China and the West union on 22 Arcade Buildings Streets. Many business men got together here, and here was ever existing more than 1,500 shops.

According to the appearance of Wuzhou arcade buildings, you can see many representative Chinese building language, like Catherine Wheel, tile carving, memorial archway and so on. The second floor of arcade buildings in Wuzhou are built with an iron ring and water gate. It is the sign of wet city in Wuzhou.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dragon Mother Temple, No.75 Guilin Road, Wanxiu District, Wuzhou 543000 China
Next, go to the Dragon Mother Temple was built in the Northern Song dynasty in memory of the dragon mother who was once a legendary woman chieftain of the Southern Yue nationalities in the Warring States Period. The dragon mother is said to have a moral integrity of helping all the people in need and thus highly respected and regarded as the mother of the descendants of the dragon (namely, Chinese). The temple was rebuilt in the Ming & Qing dynasties and repaired and enlarged in the 1980's. It covers an area of 5000 square meters, including the following main buildings: the gateway, front & rear hall, temporary imperial hall, corridor, pavilion, stone tortoise pond, etc. The Dragon Mother Temple is a well-known historic scenic spot of the South-eastern area of Guangxi and attracts tens of thousands of tourists & devotees from home and abroad.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wuzhou, Wuzhou, Guangxi
At the end you will be escorted back to your hotel in Wuzhou.
Duration: 17 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Wuzhou--Hezhou--Yangshuo. O/N Yangshuo

Stop At: Wuzhou, Wuzhou, Guangxi
Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 08:30 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Huangyao old town in around 150 minutes ride.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Huangyao Ancient Town, Huangyao Town, Zhaoping County 546805 China
With typical karst landform, the old town is skirted by splendid hills, towering trees and clean streams. It looks like a primitive and simple village with different kinds of pavilions, various temples, ancestral halls and even the old trees. Upon arrival, you will explore this serene town firstly by visiting the old folk houses. There are more than 300 old residences scattered along the narrow streets and each of them is constructed and decorated in the style of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. As the ancient town offers a lot of local delicacies, your driver will be delighted to recommend some restaurants according to your preference. After the lunch break, continue our adventure to discover more hidden spots and sights in the old town, such as the Immortal Ancient Well, Dailong Bridge, An’le Temple, The Ancient Opera Stage, "Dragon Claw" Banyan etc.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Yangshuo County, Yangshuo County, Guangxi
The whole visit at the Huangyao Ancient Town takes about 3 hours with the lunch time, and at the end you will be escorted back to your hotel in Yangshuo.

Duration: 17 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Yangshuo. O/N Yangshuo

Stop At: Yangshuo County, Yangshuo County, Guangxi
In the morning, your driver will meet you at 9am and go to the Yangshuo countryside.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Yulong River, Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China
Then you will go along the Yulong River by bicycle or E-bike to immerse yourself in the local idyllic landscape for 2-3 hours. En route, you will see vast farmlands dotted with colorful wildflowers and log cabins, stretching out from the foot of rolling hills. There are sometimes peasants driving one or two oxen to plow the fields, injecting a sense of vitality into the rustic scenery.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fuli Ancient Town, Fuli Town, Yangshuo County 542706 China
After the lunch break, you will drive for an hour to the Xingping Dock for your motorized raft journey on the Li River. On the way we will pass by Fuli Town which is renowned for a traditional handicraft - painted fans. If you are interested, we can make a short stop there.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Xingping Town, Guilin 541906 China
Upon arrival at Xingping Dock, you will board the motorized raft. Taking a ride on the Li River is always on the to-do list of Guilin Yangshuo day tour. Compared with ordinary ships, the raft - a traditional means of transportation usually sitting four people - offers a wider view and is the best way for visitors to enjoy the picturesque natural scenery. During the one-hour raft ride, you will see famous spots, including the Yellow Cloth Shoal which is painted on the CNY20 banknote, and Murals Hill where verdant plants portray images of nine horses on a sharp cliff.

Important Tips: People over age 70 and children less than 1 meter high are not allowed to take the Li River boat raft due to safety concerns.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yangshuo County, Yangshuo County, Guangxi
After the boat tour, you can walking around the Xingping old street then we will drop off you at Yangshuo hotel.
There is a night show option in Yangshuo. It is the 'Impression Sanjie Liu', performed above and on the Li River and against verdant hills. The dreamlike stage effect and original singing and dancing of national minorities have won the performance a great reputation among visitors. The show begins at 20:00 and lasts for 70 minutes; ticket prices range from CNY 268 to CNY 368 depending on the seats. If you are interested, our guide will reserve tickets for you and escort you to the site after you finish your dinner.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Yangshuo--Guilin. O/N Guilin.

Stop At: Yangshuo County, Yangshuo County, Guangxi
In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 09:00, and then escort you to the Yulong river, where you will start the Yangshuo Yulong bamboo boat tour.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yulong River, Yangshuo, Yangshuo County China
Taking a bamboo raft ride on the Yulong River (or dragon river), a tributary of the Li River, is a very relaxing way to enjoy the highly scenic area south of Yangshuo. Here you can enjoy the stunning scenery and views of country life on a non-motorised raft in the traditional way with a gondolier who steers you over the breakwaters past many small mud-brick villages and farmlands. Once you’re on the bamboo raft, sitting and enjoying the peaceful countryside, the limestone mountains, the beauty of this experience opens out before you. Even if you have cycled the area with a few hidden stretches approaching the river, the view from the river is very different. The boat lasts for 50 minutes, one way boat ride.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xianggong Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
After Yulong bamboo boat, you will drive to see the Yangshuo Xianggong hill.You will climb for 15 minutes along a moderately sloped staircase to reach the top of Xianggong Hill. Please inform our guide in advance if you need a walking stick. Lying between the famous Yellow Cloth Shoal and the Mural Hill, Xianggong Hill is one of the greatest viewing platforms in Guilin to take in the glamour of the Li River. The supreme view of the meandering Li River making a 180-degree bend, attracts countless visitors and photographers annually.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004 China
After the lunch at Guilin city center, you will visit the Elephant hill which in the centra of Guilin City, is a hot attraction and landmark of Guilin. Beautiful natural views merged with valuable cultural landscape make it a fascinating place which makes tourists fascinated and longing for.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
When you finished the Elephant hill park then you can walk around the four lakes and will be free time for you.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Guilin--Longji Rice Terraces. O/N Ping'an or Dazhai village.

Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
Your driver will meet your hotel lobby at 9am and first you will visit the Reed Flute Cave.
The Reed Flute Cave is a cave-based scenic spot located in the northwest suburb of Guilin, Guangxi, China, 7 km from the Guilin city center. It is about 240 meters (787ft) deep and 500 meters (1640ft) long. The cave has a great number of various exquisite stalagmites, stalactites, stone pillars and stone curtain, which have been forming since 180 million years ago. So it is also known as "the Palace of Natural Art".
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
After a two-hour drive you will reach the entrance for the Longji Terraces and you will visit the Ping'an Village, This village has the most famous and beautiful rice terraces in Longji and need about a 30-minute drive again from the entrance tickets office.
The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces is a splendid agricultural spectacle with a history of more than 650 years. The most eye-catching part of the terrace cluster is the Ping'an Village Rice Terrace, which was the earliest one discovered by tourists and photographers. Numerous narrow rice fields dug along the hill slopes form terraces connected by winding flagstone trails. There are viewing platforms for visitors to view the entire terrace fields built tier upon tier. While you are there you can also experience the minority Zhuang people's traditional way of life. It is quite interesting to help them in the fields, try on their bright-colored ethnical costumes, and visit their unique stilted houses.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
Upon arrival, Then you will take a moderate trek along steps to Ping'an Zhuang Village. The walk up takes about 40 minutes and you on a stroll around the village where you can glimpse the local Zhuang peoples' unique wooden stilted houses and we can have a lunch in the village.

After a short lunch break, continue your terrace exploration to the No.2 Viewing Platform(Seven star with the moon), a 15-minute walk, which is a fantastic spot for a bird's-eye view of the Longji Terraces beneath your feet. You will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy the fresh air at the platform. And then, we will head to No.1 Viewing Platform(Nine Dragons and five tigers) and need 30 minutes via the flat path.
After visit the Ping'an village area, you will check in the hotel in Ping'an village or Dazhai village.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Longji Terraces--Sanjiang Chengyang Dong village. O/N Chengyang village.

Stop At: Longji Mountain, Ping'an Village, Heping Country, Longsheng County 541701 China
In the morning, you can visit the Dazhai village with the round way cable car or hiking around the village and then head to Sanjiang Chengyang village which is need 3hrs car ride.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Guyi Town, Sanjiang 545500 China
Chengyang Dong Village features well-preserved residential houses and charming natural landscape. In the village, you will see the landmark constructions of Dong village, the Wind and Rain Bridge and the Drum Tower. Constructed with wood and bricks, the Wind and Rain Bridge blend the styles of bridge, corridor and kiosk into a whole, reflecting the unique Dong style and the wisdom of the Dong people. The bridge was built to provide a shelter for the people who works in fields, but later became a date place for the young people and a famous attraction to visitors at home and abroad. When you see the lofty pointed tower with upturned eaves, you will know that you come to a Dong Village. The Drum Tower is always located in the center of a village, acting as the political and cultural center. Every time when the chief of the village beats the drum on the top floor, villagers will stop their work and get together around the Drum Tower.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Sanjiang--Zhaoxing(Guizhou province). O/N Zhaoxing.

Stop At: Zhaoxing DongZhai, Southeastern of Liping, Liping county 557700 China
Today, check out the hotel at Chengyang village and 2hrs drive to Zhaoxing Dong villagewhich is located in Liping County, southeast of Guizhou Province, is one of the largest Dong Villages in Qiandongnan area in Guizhou. Walking into Zhaoxing Dong Village, one will feel as though the clock is being turned back. All the buildings in the village are wooden-stilt houses. This is a picturesque village noted for the beautiful natural sights and unique ethnic flavor. It is surrounded by verdant mountains with a crystal stream running through.


Duration: 18 hours

Stop At: Tang'an, Liping County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, China
You will take a shuttle bus from Zhaoxing village to Tang'an village and need 15 minutes and after visit, you can hiking down to Zhaoxing village or take a bus back.
The TangAn village is located about 6 km east of Zhaoxing, half way up Mount Longbao, about 840 meters above sea level. The village was first built in the Jiaqin years of Qing Dynasty (A.D 1795-1820). It is now home to over 170 households and more than 800 people. The Dong people live together in clans, and the two main clans being the Ying and Lu. They live scattered between the Banbo and Jiding ranges.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 9: Zhaoxing--Congjiang--Kaili. O/N Kaili.

Stop At: Yisha Miao Nationality Village, North of Congjiang County, Congjiang County 557400 China
Today, you will check out the Zhaoxing hotel, you will go to the Basha Miao village, this village is one hour driving away from Zhaoxing village.

Basha is a very special and old Miao Ethnic village and is virtually untouched in any way by modernization. Basha residents still live in their wooden houses, practice centuries-old customs and have their own unique beliefs. The village is perched on a hill, 5 kilometers from Congjiang. Legends say that Basha's ancestors immigrated from heartland China to this isolated mountainous region over 2,000 years ago.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xiaohuang Village, Gaozeng Country, Congjiang County 557400 China
After that, you will transfer to Yintan Dong village in Congjiang. This village was similar village as Xiaohuang village.
The Yintan Dong village, about twenty kilometers away from Congjiang, is one of the most representative Dong villages in Guizhou for its Dong buildings and daily life of this minority. Although the houses are fairly recent (50-100 years ago ), the rules for the Dong buildings have been met. Taking a good look at the natural environment of the village, the houses, the drum towers, the pavilions, they are competely different from the ones in West! The drum tower of the village soars to 21 feet high in the center of the village. Wherever one is, one can not miss the center f Yintan. Travelers have the feeling of being immersed in time amidst extremely well preserved buildings.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kaili, Kaili, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou
Then you will transfer to Congjiang, on route, you will stop at Shiqiao village first.
The Shiqiao Miao Village located about 2.5 km southeast of Danzhai County, The Miao Ethnic there still lives a self-sufficient living style. The village is renowned for its traditional paper-making. It is a nice place for travelers, especially for calligraphers to experience and learn the traditional paper-making.

Currently, Shiqiao Miao village has over 300 households with a total population of more than 1300. There are about 60 households are engaged in paper-making. There is no denying that most Miao people there are good at paper-making.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 10: Kaili--Zhenyuan. O/N Zhenyuan.

Stop At: Miao Village, Nanhuamiao Village, Sankeshu Town, Kaili 556008 China
Before drive to Zhenyuan, you will visit the Lanhua and Jidao and Langde Miao villages due to those villages just nearby the Kaili and need one hour driving from the Kaili city center.
The Langde village is 30 km away from Kaili. Surrounded by green mountains,Langde Village is situated beside a crystal-clear stream. You have to drink "block-the-way" wine when you arrive (a local custom for welcoming the guests). Twelve tables are placed in the middle of the path from the highroad to the gate of the village. Then visit the traditional Miao-style stilt houses enjoy sweet Miao folk songs. After that,you could have a free walk on the roads and courtyards in the village paved with cobbles or bluestone.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Zhenyuan County, Zhenyuan County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou
After lunch,your driver will escort you to your hotel in Zhenyuan, need 2hrs driving.
The Zhenyuan town has more than 160 scenic spots including the ancient streets, the caves, temples, pavilions, rivers, bridges with gorgeous natural landscape. Situated between mountains and waters, Zhenyuan is the oldest city of Guizhou with different customs of ethnic minority compared to that of Xijiang. It is extraordinarily quiet compared with many other ancient towns. The town is divided into two parts by the Wuyang River: south 'Wei City' and north 'Fu City', which forms a water town. Hence it is well-reputed as the 'Oriental Venice'. Spend some leisure time to explore in the old town is also a pleasant thing.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 11: Zhenyuan--Guiyang. O/N Guiyang.

Stop At: Qinglong Cave Ancient Architecture Group, Wuyang River Bank, Zhenyuan County 557700 China
This morning, you can visit the Qinglong cave before head to Guiyang, but is the optional , you can go inside(need to pay the ticket) or just take a photo from outside of the temple.

The Qinglong Cave or Black Dragon Cave is a group of Buddhist and Taoist temples along the Wuyang River. These temples, half built and half caved into the cliff, represent a unique architectural masterpiece in the region. There is nothing like the view from the other side of the river, as it is very impressive. Once indoors, however, the detail of the buildings and the beauty of the statues are equally as interesting.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Guiyang, Guiyang, Guizhou
After the Zhenyuan,then drive you back to your Guiyang hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 12: Guiyang--Anshun. O/N Anshun.

Stop At: Guiyang, Guiyang, Guizhou
Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Huangguoshu waterfall in around 120 minutes ride.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Huangguoshu Water Falls, Zhen Ning Bu Yizu Miao Zu Zizhi xian, Zhenning County 561022 China
The Huangguoshu Waterfall, a milky way in miniature, is the largest waterfall in Asia. Seventy-four meters (243 feet) high and eighty-one meters (266 feet) wide, it is a scenic marvel. Do not miss it if you are in Guizhou Province.
There are mainly three National Parks in this waterfall national park: Waterfalls Cluster, Water-Curtain Cave and Rhinoceros Pool (Xi Niu Tan).
You first the Waterfall-Viewing Pavilion (Guan Pu Ting), where you could see the panorama of the whole waterfall. Then, seen from Water-Viewing Pavilion (Wang shui Ting), you could view the grand scene of surging water. The third one is the Water-Viewing Pavilion (Wang shui Ting) beside the Rhinoceros Pool. The marvelous night scene of the grand waterfall creates lasting impressions.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Anshun, Anshun, Guizhou
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 13: Anshun--Kunming(Yunnan Province). O/N Kunming.

Stop At: Anshun, Anshun, Guizhou
In the morning, check out the Anshun hotel and need 6hrs driving to Kunming.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kunming, Kunming, Yunnan
Upon arrival in Kunming, you can check in first and have a rest in the hotel, but if you want to see more, your driver can bring you to visit the parks in the city center.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 14: Kunming. O/N Kunming.

Stop At: Kunming, Kunming, Yunnan
Your English speaking driver will meet your hotel at 09:00am then transfer to Stone forest and need 2hrs driving, 100km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park, Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000 China
Today, you first visit the renowned Stone Forest, a bizarre rock formation created by rain and weather over millennia. It is amazing for the stones formed like that which makes you feel like come into a “stone world”.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Green Lake (Cui Hu), No.67 Cuihu South Road, Wuhua District, Kunming China
Next, go to Green Lake, enjoy fresh air and morning life of local citizens. The Green Lake Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Kunming. The water is green, the bamboos around the lake are green, and willows in summer and spring are green, hence the name. It is reputed as the emerald of Kunming City.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 15: Kunming--Dali. O/N Dali.

Stop At: Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100 China
Today, before drive to Dali, you will firstly visit the Western Hill which is a forest park, a beautiful place with fabulous views. You can overlook the Dian Lake on the Western Hill, and there are also wonderful temples. The most amazing part is the Dragon Gate on the top of Western Hill.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kunming Dragon Gate, At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100 China
You can take the cable car to reach the Gragon gate and spend 30 minutes there.The Dragon Gate is the essence of Western Hill forest park. The scenic spot is located at the end of the whole scenic spot of Western Hill which is sitting next to Dian Lake – the largest freshwater in Yunnan and is famed as the “Pearl on the Plateau”. Standing on the Dragon Gate, travelers can overlook the panoramic view of Dian Lake, which is magnificent and gorgeous and attracts many people to Western Hill. There is an old saying about the Dragon Gate – once enter into the dragon gate, you will become famous and successful, and it’s a symbol of good luck.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dali, Dali, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan
After lunch, drive to Dali and need 5hrs driving, 320km.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 16: Dali--Shaxi.O/N Shaxi.

Stop At: Dali Ancient, Dali 671000 China
You can spend a few hours leisurely wandering the paved streets, admiring the traditional architecture of the Bai ethnic minority, trying their local food and snacks, and buying some souvenirs.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient Architecture of Bai Nationality, Xizhou, Xizhou Town, Dali 671004 China
Then, you will visit the Xizhou, aside from Dali, is another great place to observe the typical Bai Minority folk culture and architecture. A characteristic Bai courtyard residence consists of rooms on three sides and a decorative screen wall on the south direction. These residence generally have carved beams, turned up eaves, with the splendid of their green, gold, blue and white paint.

Xizhou is a very quiet and still uncrowded town. It has the advantage of preserving itself from mass tourism and one can observe a real local life, especially around the main square where families meet, where children like to play until after dark. Sit in a restaurant or cafe around the square, enjoy some fresh local beer, and watch the life around you.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chongsheng Three Pagodas, Under Yingle Peak, Dali 671000 China
Next, go to Three pagodas which is facing the Erhai Lake in the front, the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple of Dali constitutes a situation of tripartite confrontation with a large pagoda and two small ones. As one of the oldest and most magnificent architectures standing gracefully and forcefully in South China, it is a famed place of interest, a symbol of ancient history and culture of Yunnan Province. Built amid previous Chongsheng Temple by Nanzhao Kingdom, a local regime of Tang Dynasty (618-907), the three pagodas was named after the temple. Though the temple was damaged in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the three pagodas were reserved after numerous natural disasters and manmade incidents. The Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple was designated as an important heritage site protected under the state in 1961 and inscribed as AAAAA grade scenic area in 2011.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erhai Lake, No.55 Zhongshan Road, Dali 661000 China
After the lunch, you will Transfer to Erhai Lake and can enjoy the lake view or cycling around the lake.
The Erhai Lake (Ear-shaped Sea), reputed as "Pearl of Plateau", is the second largest highland lake of Yunnan.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yunnan Shaxi Ancient Town, Southwest of Jianchuan County, Dali China
At the end, we will drive to Shaxi and need 3hrs driving, 130KM.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 17: Shaxi--Lijiang. O/N Lijiang.

Stop At: Yunnan Shaxi Ancient Town, Southwest of Jianchuan County, Dali China
Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Lijiang Jade Dragon Mountain in around 120 minutes ride, 100km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Yulong County 674100 China
Today, you may visit the Snow Mountain with the cale car to Spruce Meado first or visit White Water River first, But it really depends of the Impression Lijiang Show, because the show time will depend on daily number of visitors from 11:00am--15:00pm and the show lasts for 60 minutes.
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is very easy to visit via a system of cable cars which take visitors to different parts of the mountain. The 13 peaks, home to several glaciers, are covered in snow all year round. Different altitudes give rise to changing landscapes with peaceful meadows giving way to snow-covered paths and glaciers. We choose to Spruce Meado with the cable car due to with the lower altitude(3300M) and less people than the way to Glacier Park and also with the nice view.


Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Lijiang Impressions Show, No.19-9 Guodahuama Street, Old Town, Lijiang China
Next, go to Lijiang Impression show. The show is outdoor performance, including traditional songs and dance by local ethnic people selected from the villages around Lijiang, is held at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, just out of the main building, at pre-determined times.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Blue Moon Valley, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang China
Afterwards, take the private car to White Water River(Blue Moon Valley). The Blue Moon Valley actually is an extremely blue river meandering through a lush valley of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Seen from a distance, it resembles a blue crescent moon inlaid at the foot of the mountain. That's how the place got its beautiful name! However, blue is not the only colour of the river. If it rains, the white mud and limestone rubble at the riverbed will be swirled up, making the water as white as milk. Therefore, local Naxi people name it White Water River (Baishui River).
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Lijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan
Finally, take the private car to your hotel at Lijiang and check in the hotel, the rest of day is free for you.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 18: Lijiang. O/N Lijiang.

Stop At: Lijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan
Your driver will meet you at your hotel lobby at 08:30am then transfer to Tiger Leaping Gorge and need 2hrs driving, 80KM.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), 100 km NW of Lijiang Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402 China
When you purchased the entrance ticket then our driver will bring us to the gorge.
You will set out for you hiking tour to the upper part of the Tiger Leaping Gorge. Take a 15~20 minute walk along the plank road to the viewing platform on the valley floor. Strong currents of Jinsha River roar through the narrow valley, with waves slapping against the rocks. Please have your camera ready to capture this spectacular view. At the narrowest point, you will see a giant rock of 13 meters (43 feet) high seated in the middle of the river, abruptly cutting the torrents into two branches. Meanwhile, the surging waves crash against the rock with a tremendous roar. A special viewing platform was built there for visitors to fully appreciate this impressive scenery and take pictures.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Black Dragon Pond Park, Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100 China
Afterwards, take the private car to Black Dragon Pond Park. At this park, you can take the panorama view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
This park is the landmark of Lijiang. The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its exquisite beauty. Its surroundings are all green with grass and shaded by swaying willow trees. In its waters, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is reflected. At the far side of the pool, there are renovated buildings used for art exhibition such as the Moon-Embracing Pavilion with its own white marble bridge across the water, and the Five-Phoenix Temple built during the Ming Dynasty.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Baisha Ancient Town, North of Lijiang County, Yulong County 674100 China
Next, got to Baisha village, at this village, we can visit the Dongba pictograms, The mural paintings in Dabaoji Palace and 'ten thousand camellia blossoms' tree etc..
Baisha literally means 'white sands'. The town was the first settlement of the Naxi people after they migrated south from the Tibetan plateau. It was once the political, commercial and cultural center of the the powerful, yet mysterious, Naxi Kingdom. The region became part of the Yuan Empire in late thirteenth century. The Mu family, which administrated Lijiang from the late fourteenth to the early eighteenth century, had its birthplace in Baisha. The area also played a large part in the strategic commercial network known as the Tea Horse Road.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shuhe Ancient Town, 2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang 674100 China
After lunch, you will have a leisure walk in Shuhe Ancient Town.
Shuhe, or 'Shaowu' in Naxi language, means the village at the foot of the high mountain. In the past, behind the village there was a high moutain named Jubao, so people named the village. Shuhe Ancient Town is located 4km to the northwest of the Lijiang Ancient Town. Its central part covers an area of about 5 square kilometers with a population around 3,000. In 1997, Shuhe was ranked as an important part of Lijiang Ancient Town which was already the World Cultural Heritage named by UNESCO.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 19: Lijiang--Lugu lake. O/N Lugu lake.

Stop At: Lijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan
On this day, your driver will pick you up at your hotel in Lijiang. You’ll be driven about 200 kilometers (4~5 hours) on the spectacular mountain road to visit the mysterious Lugu Lake, situated on the border of Yunnan Province and Sichuan Province. Lugu Lake is called the mother lake by Mosuo people and this land is considered as “the Kingdom of Women” and “Home of the Matriarchal Tribe”.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lugu Lake, 300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang Yongning Town, Ninglang County, Lijiang 674300 China
Upon arrival, check in your hotel first. After a short rest, you will take a canoe to sail leisurely on the tranquil lake, appreciate the mirror-like lake view and enjoy the whisper of the soft breeze and visit one of the three magical islands of Lugu Lake - Liwubi Island. Go shore excursion to Liwubi Island and explore a lama monastery of yellow sect.

After that, you will enjoy some quiet time to walk along the Luguhu Lake by yourself. Enjoy the sunset wonder of Lugu Lake in Luoshui Village. Later, transfer to Lige Village embraced by water on three sides. In this evening, enjoy Mosuo Bonfire Party with ethnic singing and dancing performance. You will take part in singing and dancing with Mosuo boys and girls around a big bonfire in the outdoor square.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 20: Lugu lake. O/N Lugu lake.

Stop At: Lugu Lake, 300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang Yongning Town, Ninglang County, Lijiang 674300 China
In the morning, get up early to enjoy beautiful sunrise over Lugu Lake. After breakfast, you'll first drive to visit Zhamei Monastery. Built in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), it is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery for Yunnan Mosuo people and Pumi group. You can enjoy the 12-meter-tall Maitreya Buddha, exquisite murals and splendid color-engravings.

Then, continue your memorable trip by visiting around Lugu Lake - appreciating the famous Sweetheart Trees in Nisai Village, exploring the last tribe of Mosuo with only 24 households in Little Luoshui Village. Transfer to visit a Mosuo family to know better about Mosuo people’s matriarchal system, visiting marriage customs, festivals, religion, costumes and daily life. Later, drive to visit Mosuo Museum, the only museum in China to present Mosuo people’s history, culture and folk customs.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 21: Lugu lake--Xichang. O/N Xichang.

Stop At: Lugu Lake, 300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang Yongning Town, Ninglang County, Lijiang 674300 China
Today, you will drive around 6hrs to Sichuan Xichang, 260km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Xichang, Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan
Upon arrival in Xichang, you can check in and have a rest at Xichang, but if you want see something at Xichang, no problem, just let your driver know.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 22: Xichang--Ya'an. O/N Ya'an.

Stop At: Xichang, Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan
In the morning, your driver will meet you at 8:30am then transfer to Ya'an city and need 5hrs driving.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bifengxia Panda Reserve, Bifeng Gorges Scenic Resort, Yucheng District, Ya'an 625000 China
At Ya'an, you will visit the Bifengxia Panda base and you can see Giant Pandas here for one hour, you can also hike in the gorges for about 2-3 hours.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 23: Ya'an city--Mount Emei. O/N Emei city.

Stop At: Ya'an, Ya'an, Sichuan
In the morning, will drive 90 minutes to Mount Emei.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Baoguo Temple, The foot of Emei Mountain, Emeishan 614200 China
firstly, you can visit the Bao Guo Temple, the largest temple at Emei Mountain, is the doorway to the mountain as well as the center of Buddhist activity of Emei Mountain. The temple faces the Phoenix Lake and backs onto the Phoenix Plains; it welcomes the sun-rise each morning and is the last place to see sun-set at dusk.

The temple was constructed on the right side of Crouching Tiger Temple in Ming Dynasty and was originally named the Hui Zong Hall, with an intension of gathering Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoist. In early Qing Dynasty, the Hui Zong Hall was moved to the actual residence and rebuilt. In 1703, the name was changed to "Bao Guo" which literally translates as "serve the nation".
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mount Emei (Emeishan), Emeishan 614201 China
After the Baoguo temple, you can take a shuttle bus to the Leidongping bus station,then we hike about 30 minutes to get to the Jieyingting Cableway Station. Then we can take cableways to the top of Emeishan – Golden Summit.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: E'meishan Jinding Scenic Resort, Within E'mei Mountain, Emeishan 614200 China
After the cable car, just few minutes waking, we can see the Golden Summit and can stay 40-60 minutes there. The experience on the Golden Summit is fabulous – sparkling golden Buddha statue, grandiose temples, endless stretching cloud sea, fresh air, etc.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 24: Mount E'mei--Leshan Buddha--Chengdu. O/N Chengdu.

Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
Today, will drive you to Chengdu, on route, will stop the Leshan Giant Buddha which is the largest carved stone Buddha and the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. It was cut from the cliffs of Lingyun Shan in the hopes of calming the turbulent waters of the three rivers that flow together under its gaze. Stairs are carved into the cliff that connect the area at the Buddha's feet with the land above, allowing you to view this astonishing sight from a range of vantage points. Views are stunning over elbows and knees, taking in the river scene and Leshan's skyline.

Upon arrival in Leshan, you have lunch at a restaurant within sight the Giant Buddha. We'll then explore the Giant Buddha and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding landscape from atop the Buddha's head.

Wen then pay a visit to Lingyun Temple and Museum and get a deeper insight into the history of this amazing Buddhist site and learn the story of the carving of the Giant Buddha.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
At the end, your driver will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 25: Chengdu. O/N Chengdu.

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
In the morning, our driver will meet you at 9:00am of your Chengdu hotel then transfer to Mount Qingcheng, need 80 minutes driving, 65km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mount Qingcheng, Qingcheng Mountain Town, Chengdu 611844 China
Firstly, you will visit the Mt.Qingcheng which is divided into two parts they are called Front Mountain and Back Mountain. The front mountain is the main part of Mount Qingcheng Scenic Area and covers about 15 square kilometers. The back mountain covers about 100 square kilometers. The clear streams, verdant woods and magnificent peaks make the back mountain very attractive. In winter, it is very cold in Mount Qingcheng; but in summer, it is so cool that Mount Qingcheng is regarded a great summer resort by many people.

At this mountain you can see many cultural relics and historic sites in the front mountain and the scenery here is also very beautiful. The main attractions in the front mountain are Natural Drawing, Jianfu Palace, Tianshi Cave, Chaoyang Cave and Shangqing Palace, etc. The main attractions in the back mountain are Golden Cliff and Sky Storehouse, Goddess Cave, Clouds Caves, View of Platform Bridge, etc.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Dujiangyan Irrigation System, On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830 China
Next, go to the Dujiangyan Ancient Irrigation System and need 30 minutes driving. About 2,200 years ago, Chengdu was threatened by the frequent floods caused by the flooding of the Minjiang River. So the local official of the Shu state, Li Bing, together with his son, decided to construct an irrigation system on the River t prevent flooding. After a lengthy study and years’ hard work by the local people, the great Dujiangyan Irrigation Project was completed. Nowadays, the project still plays a crucial role in draining off floodwater, irrigating farms and providing water resources for more than 50 cities in Sichuan province.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
When you finished the Dujiangyan tour, your driver will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 26: Chengdu departure. The tour end.

Stop At: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Today, there is no tour activities, just rest day, your driver will bring you to the airport according to the departure time.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

$4,000.00 Per Person