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Yuanyang Terraces Fields

7-Day Yunnan Tour with Kunming and Yuanyang Terraces Fields

Tour Facts

  • Tour Days: 7 days
  • Tour Code: YN-7
  • Tour Price: From US$989/Person
  • Destination: Kunming, Yunyang, Jiangshui

Detail Itinerary

Thanks to the agreeable climate, striking scenic spots, rich minority culture, Yunnan has become one of the top tourist destinations. This 7-day tour will take you explore the spectacular views like Stone Forest, Yuanyang Terrace Field, historical heritages such as Zhu Family Garden and experience the folk culture of the Qingkou Hani Ethnic Village.

  • Upon your arrival in Kunming, our professional English-speaking guide will meet you outside the customs of Kunming Airport. Then you will be transferred to the selected hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.

    Meals: No

  • In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel. Your pleasant journey will begin with a visit to the Stone Forest. Praised as the 'world's karst landscape museum', it is noted for the varied karst formations which formed a natural labyrinthine forest. In the forest, you will see different shapes of stones which were given interesting names accordingly, such as Mother and Son, Camel Riding on Elephant, Buddha Stone. Besides, the beautiful scenery of lakes, waterfall, woods and caves will also impress you. After lunch, you will be transferred to the Dragon Gate (Longmen Grottoes) on Western Hills. Located at 2300 meters above sea level, Dragon Gate is a group of grottoes, sculptures, corridors and pavilions hacked from the sharp cliff of the Western Hills. It took seven decades to complete, from 1781 to 1853 in the Qing Dynasty. Standing on the edge of the cliff, you will experience the steepness of the hill and enjoy the spectacle panoramic view of Dianchi Lake.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast in the hotel, we will depart for Jianshui Confucian Temple. The famous temple was modeled after the temple in the hometown of Confucius (a great Chinese philosopher who lived from 551 to 479BC), Qufu in Shangdong Province. With a history of over 700 hundred years, the temple is the third-largest Confucian temple in China with an area of 7.5 hectares. Grand ceremonies are held twice a year, at Chinese New Year and on September 28, Confucius’ birthday. After lunch, continue to visit Zhu Family Garden located in Jianxin Street. This spacious 20,000-square-meter complex, a fascinating example of Qing-era one-upping-the-Joneses, comprises ancestral buildings, family homes, ponds and lovely garden. Built in late Qing Dynasty by Zhu Chaoying and his brother, the building is a typical local residence with distinctive features.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • This morning’s excursion will begin with a visit to Zhang Family Garden (Tuanshan Village), 13 kilometers in the west of Jianshui town. The village is often referred to as Family Zhang’s Garden because Zhang Family from Jiangxi Province immigrated here for business since the Ming Dynasty and had prospered into a well-to-do family in the later years. The village has preserved a great number of traditional Chinese Folk dwellings and temples. Most of the houses are made of clay walls and tile roofs. After lunch, you will be scheduled to visit the Chaoyang Tower, a significant symbol of Jianshui County. It was built over 600 years ago to serve as the east gate tower of the county. The total height of the tower is 24 meters. It was classified as a historical and cultural site under provincial protection in 1993.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In the morning, the guide will escort you to visit the famous Yuanyang Terrace Field located in Honghe County. Dated back to about 2000 years, the terrace field was firstly constructed by the local Hani ethnic group for the purpose of farming. With the elevation of 200 to 2000 meters above sea level, the terrace field covers a total area of 20,000 square kilo meters. Duoyishu Village is an ideal place to enjoy the sunrise when the light reflects off of the pools of water, creating a magnificent color show. To Climb to Tiger Mouth Pass overlooking an extensive view of terraces and admiring the spectacular sunset. Then go to the Qingkou Hani Ethnic Village to experience the folk culture.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast, our private transfer will take you back to Kunming.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • According to your flight schedule, the guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you the airport. It is the end of your wonderful Kunming tour.

    Meals: Breakfast

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Price includes

  • 6 nights' accomodation

  • All meals listed

  • Private English-speaking guide

  • Private vehicle during the trip

  • Entrance to all sites listed