After a short rest, our guide will accompany you to explore the Flowers & Birds Market, the most attractive shopping market in Kunming. Have a casual stroll along the street and you can see shops and stalls of all sorts, especially those featuring flowers, birds and fish. Then you will be guided to visit Jinma Biji Square in the city center area. There stands two ancient memorial archways, one is called Jinma, which means Golden Horse in English, and the other is Biji, which means Jade Rooster. They are the landmarks of Kunming city. You can take pictures and walk around the nice surrounding area. You may also sample the famous Across Bridge Rice Noodles, namely Yunnan Guoqiao Mixian, at a nearby restaurant called Qiao Xiang Yuan.
Meals: No meals, advice freely available
After lunch, we will show you the Golden Temple, located on top of Mingfeng Hill, about 5 miles from the downtown. It is a Taoist temple and the largest copper temple in China. You will climb up on a series of winding stone steps and pass through three heavenly gates and then finally arrive at the Golden Temple. The hillside around the Golden Temple abounds with many sorts of trees and flowers, most of which are Camellias
Should you want to extend your private China tour to other popular destinations in Yunnan, like Lijiang, Dali or Shangri-La, please contact your travel consultant and we will arrange it for you properly. As Kunming is positioned near the border with Southeastern Asian countries, it provides links to Vietnam, Burma and Laos. If you are interested in Asia tours, we are also happy to assist you.
Meals: Western buffet breakfast
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