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Private Day Tour: Custom Outdoor Experience in Kunming
"Your driver will pick you up at 7:30am and take you to city center for check-in and breakfast. At 8:00am drive or cycle to your destination at West Hill or Dian Lake. You will then set up a camp for the day by10:00am. Once that is completed you will begin requested activities customized for you. Hike climb cycle or venture into caves nearby for about 4 to 6 hours. Take time to also enjoy the view over Dian Lake and Kunming as well as Little Stone Forest. Towards the end of your adventure you will enjoy a delicious traditional lunch of Yunnan food. After a short break at the end of your meal
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"5-Hour Private Tour: Dragon Gate
Private Kunming City Tour of Dragon Gate and Huating Temple and Grand View Tower"At around 9am your private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kunming hotel and drive to Dragon Gate at West Hill to see the largest fresh-water lake Dianchi Lake which is also called ""the pearl of the plateau"". Next your will visit Huating Temple
From $169.00
 
5-Hour Small Group Tour of Classic Kunming With Lunch
"Your tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Kunming at approximately 9:00am. From there you will head to the first stop: Grand View Tower (Daguan Park). The tower commands a panoramic view of Dianchi (Dian Lake) and charming Sleeping Beauty Hill. Next continue on to Yuantong Temple the largest temple in Kunming with 1200 years of history. Explore the temple and admire its ancient architecture as your guide briefs you on the story behind it. Yuantong Temple is one of the grandest and most important Buddhist temple in Yunnan Province. After the temple take break for lunch at a well-known local restaurant for about an hour. After lunch break you will visit the last destination of the day: Flowers and Birds Market
From $169.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Lijiang

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Don't miss the flowers along the way!

On your way to the old town from the airport or from old town to destinations like Snow Mountain, don't forget to look outside. Most of the time, the fields are full of sunflowers or "you cai hua"...
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Luguhu

It's the Loch of Yunnan, next to a village which long have been secluded from the outside world by rolling mountains. To go there, hire an experienced coach driver so your coach doesn't roll down the...
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Tiger Leaping Gorge

The hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge is spectacular. Take your time - too many rush through in 2 days and don't see anything. Best to take 3-4 days. Go down to the river - it's worth it. I'll have a...
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Stroll around the Old Town away from the Center

Most of the tourists tend to spend their time strolling in the very center of Old Town, near Square Market and the Water Wheel. Take the time to get out of the center and wander through the beautiful...
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Go see traditional Naxi villages

Within an hour or two, you can cycle out of Lijiang and make your way through traditional Naxi villages that are not on the tourist trail... just like the one in the photo. These villages, built in...
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Rent a bicycle

For many of the places I visited in Yunnan, I rented a bicycle and drove away from the town in some random direction. Lijiang proved to be a great place for this aimless cycling.There are many sites...
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The really old part

Unavoidably, after Li Jiang becomes well known all around the world, the central town is pretty commercialized. It's beautiful, but more or less artificial.If you want to explore into the real old...
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Visit the fields by Lijiang's Airport

On my way from the airport to Lijiang, I was delighted by the most beautiful rice fields i've seen in a while. There were even palms all over the place. It's a really nice view. So if you get a...
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Hike on one of the most beautiful Gorges on Earth.

Leaping Tiger Gorge. Start at Daju, take a brake at Woody's cafe, then hire Xia Yingu to take you to the river rapids, spend a night or two at Tina's Guest House, spend another night or two at Half...
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Declare your love for your wife or girlfriend

I asked a Chinese friend to take me this picture meaning in Chinese I love you (Wo Ai Ni) and sent it to me girlfriend. She was very happy when she received it.
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Horse riding

Not sure of the location, but just ask the taxi driver. Can easily be combined with a trip out to the mountains.
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Beautiful Scenery

There is a great abundance of scenery when you take the road that leads from Lijiang Airport into the city.
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Top Hotels in Lijiang

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No.36 Xingren Alley, Wuyi Road, Dayan Town, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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No.37 Shuangshi Section, Xinhua Street, Old City, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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South End of Shangri-La Avenue, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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No.4 Jishan Lane, Xinyi Street, Old Town, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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9 Yigu Street, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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No.22 Ren Li Si She, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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"Looking for a Lost Shangri-la"
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"Vigi's Lijiang Page - Explore Old Town + Minority"
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"Old town, streams, lakes and mountains"
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"The place you can have a dream"
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"Lijiang"
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