Your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of the hotel that you booked on your own in downtown Kunming at the agreed time. Then a comfortable vehicle would transfer you to Stone Forest, with the duration of 2 hours.
As a must-see of Kunming, Stone Forest is a quite hot travel destination for visitors from home and abroad. Formed by the power of nature, Stone Forest boasts the most magical karst landform, which is the essence of your private Kunming day tour.
After the lunch break, continue your Kunming day trip to Western Hills. To save your energy and time, our tour guide will arrange you to take a cable car up to the Dragon Gate. The 20-mins cable way ride will travel above the azure Dianchi Lake and lush forest, bringing the fairy-like scene to you. After getting off, you need to hike for 20 minutes to Kuixing Pavilion, the highest site of the scenic area. There you could capture an amazing bird’s eye view of Dianchi Lake and Kunming City.
Afterwards, trek down for half an hour to the exit of the Dragon Gate Scenic Area, and your memorable one-day Kunming tour package comes to an end here. Our thoughtful guide and driver will escort you back to hotel and say goodbye. However, if you plan to further explore Yunnan to Lijiang, Dali, Yuanyang or Shangri-La, please feel free to contact our travel consultants. We would always serve you the best.
Just as its name suggests, stone pillars in various shapes densely tower in the park, and the whole complex seems to be a large-scale gray forest. With the interpretation of our knowledgeable tour guide, you would discover more funny spots and many vivid images of animals. Among all the sights of Stone Forest, you shall not miss the highlights including Sword Blade Pond (Jianfeng Pond), Peaks Pavilion (Wanfeng Pavilion) and Ashima.
Near the Stone Forest nestle several minorities, such as Naxi people and Yi people. While enjoying the splendor of the natural views, you also get a chance to witness the singing and dancing performance by Yi people with their unique costume.
Endowed with enchanting scenery, Western Hills Scenic Area is also famous for its Taoist ad Buddhist relics, such as Taihua Temple, Huating Temple and Sanqing Pavilion. Dragon Gate, situated at the edge of the prestigious cliff, is worthy of your glimpse, from where you can have a full view of the Dianchi Lake and the whole city. There are also grottoes engraved out of the nearby steep cliffs, which could be traced back to Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911). While touring the cultural and historical sites, our informative guide will make simple explanation for your better understanding. As an ideal getaway, the Western Hills absolutely enables you to escape from the city bustle and get fully refreshed.
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