Tour Code:CN-YNN03
5 Days Tour to Kunming & Xishuangbanna, the South Most Tip in Yunnan Province
Duration:5 Day(s)
Price from:(per person)

CNY 5160

Departure/Pick-up from:


Main Destination :Kunming, Xishuangbanna
Traffic between Cities:


Departure Date:You Decide!

Why we suggest this tour itinerary?

Means "Twelve districts of one thousand mu of paddy fields each", beautiful and fascinating Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in the south-most tip of Yunnan Province is almost the most popular tropical scenery tour destination in China. It is famed for its wild herds of elephants, virgin tropical rain forests, rare and precious ornamental plants, multifarious peculiar cultures and customs of many ethnic minorities together with their distinctive residential buildings and garden-like surroundings in this Southeast Asia’s borderlands. No wonder to spend a holiday in this land is an ideal experience for every tourist.


Main Tourist Attractions in the Itinerary:


Stone Forest 



The Primitive Forest Park, Ganlanba (means Olive Dam) Market, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Dai Minority Garden, the Wild Elephant Valley and Jino Minority Mountain


Experience in the Itinerary:

* Walking in the most famous karst landform in China - Stone Forest.

* Uncover the exotic landscapes and experience the unique culture and minority folk custom.

* Enjoy the precious and peculiar tropical plants in the most famous tropical botanical garden in China.

* Indulging in the enchanting scenery and maybe can meet wild elephants in the virgin rain forest.

Day 1
Arrive in Kunming before noon, Tour in Kunming, Kunming-Jinghong by Flight
Dining:Not included in the quotation
Accommodation:In Jinghong, Xishuangbanna

Say hello to Yunan, the tropical province in China! This exciting tour starts when you meet our professional local guide and driver at the airport or railway station in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province.


The first attraction you will visit in this itinerary is the Stone Forest, a series of karst outcrops around 120 km to the east of Kunming and covers an area of 400 square kilometers, includes The Greater and Lesser Stone Forests, as well as many other scenic spots, all of which feature stones in various formations. Animals, plants, and even human figures can be found here. The magnificent, strange and steep landscape creates countless labyrinthine vistas. Walking through the Stone Forest, you will marvel at the natural stone masterpieces and are bewitched by the intricate formations.


In the late afternoon, you will be transferred to Kunming Airport to take flight from Kunming to Jinhong city - the capital of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture. Jinhong, originally called Yunjinghong, means "The Daybreak City" in Dai minority language. Your guide in Kunming will help you to check the flight, but NOT accompany you to Jinghong. The local guide and driver in Jinghong will meet you at Jinghong Airport and transfer service to your hotel.


More about Stone Forest at Wikipedia: 

More about Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture at Wikipedia: 

Morea about Dai Minority at Wikipedia:

Day 2
Tour in Xishuangbanna
Dining:Not included in the quotation
Accommodation:In Jinghong, Xishuangbanna

In the morning, your guide and driver will accompany you to visit the Primitive Forest Park. You will enjoy the peacocks flying, rainfalls, Aini Minority Wedding Custom Perfomance, strolling in the valley of the virgin tropical rainforest and so on in the Park.


At night, you can choose to join in either the Lancang-Mekong River Campfire Night or Menbanaxi Dai Minority Performance with dinner and campfire (paid additionally by yourself).

Day 3
Tour in Xishuangbanna
Dining:Not included in the quotation
Accommodation:In Jinghong, Xishuangbanna

Today, your sightseeing in this borderlands begins with the visit to Ganlanba (means Olive Dam) Market. It is around 40 km to Jinghong city, in the lowest place in Xishuangbanna by the side of Mekong River. It is a large scale local market where you can find a lot of local commodities and many kinds of tropical fruits. It is also a very well protected Dai minority village located in the picturesque green surroundings.


Afterwards you will visit Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden - the most famous botanical garden in China with 3,000 different types of plant. The environment here is spectacular, surrounded by rivers and mountains and containing many rare and unusual plants, trees and flowers.


Today your tour ends with the visit of Dai Minority Garden. There are 5 well-preserved natural Dai minority villages in it. In this garden, tourists may not only enjoy the beautiful tropical landscape but also learn the splendid culture of Dai people.


More about Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden at Wikipedia:

Day 4
Tour in Xishuangbanna
Dining:Not included in the quotation
Accommodation:In Jinghong, Xishuangbanna

Today you will visit the Wild Elephant Valley and Jino Minority Mountain.


Wild Elephant Valley

Situated some 47km north of Jinghong, Wild Elephant Valley is at the junction of the western and eastern part of the Menyang Natural Reserve which is home to Xishuangbanna s native wild Asian elephants, its the last remaining refuge of wild elephants in the whole of China. The valley of the Sancha River and the hills to the west and east are covered in dense tropical rain forest and are well watered by numerous streams. In the valley, there is an observation tower, especially built for tourists. The best time to see these impressive beasts is at dawn or dusk. There are currently 300 elephants living in the dense forest in Xishuangbanna.


Jino Minority Mountain 

A mountain where Jino Minority has stayed in it for hundreds of years. Tourists can walk into the mountain to see the true life of Jino Minority, one of the less numerous of the recognized minorities in China and the last one included as "national minority" because they were only recognized in 1979.


Day 5
Leave Xishuangbanna

Today, your guide and driver will meet you according to your time to transfer to the airport. Your guide will look after you until your safety at the correct airport check-in desk to complete your amazing tour. Say goodbye to your guide in Xishuangbanna and leave Jinghong for your next destination.


Note: Visiting time,transporting time and the duration of shows and meals in the above itinerary are for reference only and will be subject to change accoring to the real situation.

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Single Room Supplement: CNY 880

* For 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 people travel together, there will be one person staying in one room. So the single room supplement will be added on the above quotation for one person if 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 people travel together.

Price includes:

1. Private van in the itinerary with parking fee and highway fee.

2. 4-star standard hotel in the itinerary with breakfast (2 people stay in one room)

* But for 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 people travel together, there will be one person staying in one room. So the single room supplement will be added on the above quotation for one person if 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 people travel together.

3. Private local English speaking guide in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.
4. Entrance ticket to the attractions as listed in the itinerary.
5. Tour accident insurance.


Price excludes:

Traffic to and from Guiyang on the 1st and last day,

Lunch & dinner (Please ask the guide & driver to take the lunch with you. Otherwise please give RMB30 per lunch to the guide and driver respectively.)

Personal expenses such as drinks, shopping.


* Tips is highly appreciated but not requested.


No national guide service. 


Please Note:

1. Child under the age of 12 may have discount.

2. This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan.

3. The tour itinerary described above may change or cancel because of force majeure. If because of force majeure or any conditions and/or situation which are not under the control of Shanghai Elite Tours happens (such as the problem of airlines, train, ship, public bus and any other public traffic means, the sudden change of weather, temporary road problem…) and/or accidental situation such as tourists will endanger the personal safety and property safety problem, and/or any other accidental situation which are unforeseen, unavoidable and insurmountable by Shanghai Elite Tours, this tour can not be accomplished as scheduled, Shanghai Elite Tours will not bear the responsibility.

4. The sequence of the activities in the itinerary maybe will be changed according to the situation.

5. In principle, the working hour of the driver and guide (include meal time) is not over 10 hours. (except the service time in the itinerary is listed to be over 10 hours).

The car can only be used according to the itinerary listed in the itinerary.

6. Tourists must bring their passport (for foreign tourist) or Chinese ID card (for local Chinese) in the tour.

7. Tourists should pay attention to the safety during the tour and the during the time when tourists arrange the activities themselves (such as during the meal time, shopping time, rest time, go to toilet and taking bath at hotel and so on…)

8. Shanghai Elite Tours is NOT a medical institution, and can only provide the tour and/or trip and/or conference service (if any). Every tourist should also know the health situation of them own, and tourists should guarantee their health condition can meet the needs of this tour.

9. Guide and/or driver represent Shanghai Elite Tours only when the guide and/or driver serve tourists according to the Itinerary. If tourist asks guide and/or driver to add more service item and this kind of item does not been approved by Travel Service Company in written form, Travel Service Company will not take any responsibility to the added item.

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