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1 Day Private Tour of Kunming Highlights including Dianchi Lake
"At 9:00am your guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel and head to West Hills by Dianchi Lake. You will climb up to visit Dragon Gate for a panoramic view of Kunming city. Next continue your visit to Yunnan Nationality Villages Park to learn the culture of a total of 26 ethnic minorities groups from Yunnan at the park which has a fantastic view of West Hills as well. Later visit Yunnan Nationalities Museum for more cultural experiences. Lastly you will have a nice stroll along the Dianchi Dam before heading back to your Kunming hotel where this tour concludes.""""This private tour will bring you to Dianchi Lake area of Kunming which is a must-see attraction. You will learn about different cultures of the total of 26 ethnic minority groups at Yunnan Nationalities Village Park and Yunnan Nationalities
From $74.00
 
1 Day Private Tour of Kunming Highlights including Dianchi Lake
"At 9:00am your guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel and head to West Hills by Dianchi Lake. You will climb up to visit Dragon Gate for a panoramic view of Kunming city. Next continue your visit to Yunnan Nationality Villages Park to learn the culture of a total of 26 ethnic minorities groups from Yunnan at the park which has a fantastic view of West Hills as well. Later visit Yunnan Nationalities Museum for more cultural experiences. Lastly you will have a nice stroll along the Dianchi Dam before heading back to your Kunming hotel where this tour concludes.""""This private tour will bring you to Dianchi Lake area of Kunming which is a must-see attraction. You will learn about different cultures of the total of 26 ethnic minority groups at Yunnan Nationalities Village Park and Yunnan Nationalities
From $74.00
 
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
From $60.00

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wasted stop at Shuhe old town

we took on a daytrip where one of the stops was ShuHe old town, smaller and much more laid back than its big sister Lijiang old town.instead of going around exploring the 'other' old town, we end up...
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Yulong Tourist Centre not for non Chinese

Yulong Tourist Centre is geared for Chinese tourists- the staff's English is not good. Despite showing them a drawing of Blue Moon Valley they did not seem to understand. Go straight to the ticketing...
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Wenchang Temple This is a scam.

We walked up to the area on the first day for a view of the old city. It was Ok. However, very soon after arriving a young girl came up to us and we had a small conversation. In the outer courtyard...
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80 RMB

I understand that Lijiang is a preservation of old China. I understand that it's cultural and historical sights are interesting and great. But Lijiang RAKES in the money from tourists. Touts gouge...
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Anywhere you look...

Lijiang's Old Town is a tourist trap. Tour groups mass their way down the narrow, stone streets, designed not for them but for the few local people and possibly an occasional cart. Anyway, it can get...
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Accomodation Touts outside Lijiang Old Town

Upon first arriving at the Old Town of Lijiang, unless you look like you already know where you've going, you'd inevitably get "harnessed" by people trying to get you to stay in their guesthouses....
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Lijiang Old Town is a Giagantic Tourist Trap

I know I will get flak for saying this but I'm not the type to promote a place to earn popularity points. Lijiang Old Town is a gigantic tourist trap filled with reconstructed wooden houses which are...
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False lamas in the Old Town

If you see lamas who wander about in the Old Town of Lijiang begging from people, please ignore them, because they are not real lamas or monks. They are professional beggars. Real monks or lamas will...
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Riding a horse to the top of Yulong Snow Mountain

Someone persuaded me that there was another route to the top of Yulong Snow Mountain, I could enjoy different scene and there was no tickets. Coz I had traveled there twice before, I entered in the...
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Fake Yak Meat

Most restaurants that serve Naxi food will offer Yak Meat in their menu. One of the locals told us that most of these are actually just regular beef but they call it Yak meat to be able to charge...
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Beware of the 'wedding trap'!

If you go to the Dongba Kingdom and are in the section wherein they introduce the local Dongba culture, make sure you don't join the so-called "Traditional Dongba Wedding". Although it's interesting...
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The NO. 7 Bus you SHOULD take!!!

Yes, so this is the one to get..the larger size..and not the small mini van I showed you a picture of just before this. This bus will cost you just 8RMB. I guess it wont take you around the place like...
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No. 7 Bus

Well, this was a VERY easy trap to fall into!!!! And I couldn't believe that having lived here for so long I managed to get fooled yet again! Well, we didnt let them get us the whole way but the fact...
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Shopping in Lijiang, bargain! bargain! bargain!

You'll be swarmed around with too many stuff. The lovely wax printed cloth, handprinted T-shirts, local necklaces, bracelets etc. But remember, you either bargain, buy and never look at the price...
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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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No.22 Ren Li Si She, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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9 Yigu Street, Lijiang, Yunnan, 674100, China
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