Kunming Stone Forest & Dianchi Lake 1-Day Excursion

It is said that there are 18 unqiue things in Yunnan, while stones living in the sky is one of those. 270 million years ago, Lunan was a deep blue sea, a part of the ancient sea of Yunnan and Guizhou. The transformation of the sea and the land brought us today's karst wonders, the great Stone Forest. Inside the geographical park you will see magic stone forest lake, Jianfeng Pool, Wangfeng Pavilion which are stones combinationin big size, and also small stone forest like A Fine Jump to the Moon, Monk Chanting Buddhist Scripture.Colorful Yi ethnic culture is fascinating that you will learn about the love story, beautiful Ashima who is loyal to love still stands here waiting for the return of Ahei, her lover......In this trip, you will also visit Dounan Flower Market and Dianchi Lake for leisure, both of them are must-go places when you are in Kunming.


*Dense sword-shaped stone peaks composed countless stone bridges, stone doors, stone caves combination like a big maze
*Overlook Kunming's sleeping beauty - West Hill from Dianchi Lake
Immerse yourself in the sea of flowers in Dounan Flower Market


- Tour code: CPT-YT-09

- Price: from $156 p/p

- Tour type: private tour

- Departure date: flexible

- Travel route: Kunming - Stone Forest -                                       Kunming

- Trip length: 1 Day

 Detailed itinerary:

In the morning, you will be picked up by the escorted tour guide and driver at hotel. Firstly transfer to the Stone Forest Scenic Spots in about 90 minutes. On arrival, enter the attraction and enjoy yourselves by sightseeing to different shapes of stones formed in a hundred million years ago, listening to the moving Ashima love story, or watching the local enthusiastic big three string dance...


At around noon time, come out of the attraction and then taste local Yunnan food, Crossing-the-bridge Rice Noodles. The combination of various characteristic ingredients, the boiling and salty freshness of the soup, and the smoothness of the rice noodles, all of which can make you feel the taste of Yunnan and the authentic life of local people.

After lunch, drive back to downtown Kunming meanwhile you can have a short rest in the car.

Stone Forest, Dianchi Lake & Dounan Flower Market

You will have a cozy afternoon at Dounan Flower Market and the lakeside of Dianchi. Regarded as the largest fresh flower market in Aisa, Dounan Flower Market is full of seasonal flowers of which the price is too cheap to imagine. Come to Dianchi Lake and walk leisurely in Dianchi Lake Wetland Park. You can overlook the West Hill, also called Kunming's sleeping beauty. She is just quietly lying across the Dianchi Lake, waiting for the kiss of the beloved to wake up! End the excursion in the late afternoon and then be sent back to the hotel.

 China Panda Tour's experienced travel consultant 1 on 1 service 24hours/7days from inquiry to back home;

  Entrance tickets to listed viewpoints in the itinerary & necessary shuttle bus/cable car/sightseeing bus tickets;  

√  Escorted by experienced English-speaking tour guide;

  Meals mentioned in the itinerary;

  Private transfers with professional driver between hotel/attraction/airport/railway station/restaurant as listed in the itinerary;

√  Booking of flight/train/cruise tickets per your preferences;

  Accommodation in each city, hotel level/feature is decided by your choice;

√  Traveler's accidental insurance.


-- This itinerary can be flexibly adjusted according  to your requests. You can change the order, or extend the tour with more cities or days, or even shorten it with deleting any cities or days. Our professional travel consultant will help you revise the itinerary until suiting your schedule.

-- China Panda Tour also provides French/German/Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin-speaking tour guide service.

-- If you only want to rent a car for your trip, please kindly inform us. China Panda Tour's professional drivers would provide you with satisfying service.


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