Day 1: Hong Kong. Pick up from airport, then transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Hong Kong. Half day tour to Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Repulse Bay. Victoria Peak: The Peak is Hong Kong's number one tourist destination. It features the city's of oldest mode transport, the 112-year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building and icon, The Peak Tower. It combine shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Aberdeen: Aberdeen Harbor is home of hundreds of people living on fishing junks. If to get a close-up look at this unusual way of life, you can take sampan ride ($ 10-12 at your expense). Repulse Bay: Primarily an exclusive residential area. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 3: Hong Kong to Kunming. Free to make your own arrangements until be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kunming. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Kunming. The Stone Forest: A fantastic natural phenomena located 90 km southeast of Kunming. The various shapes of karst landscape was formed due to the millions years movement of Earth. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people, their folk customs has become one spectacular scene, the colorful embroidery and minority dances combine with the natural sceneries, which will surely leave you a deep impression. Market of birds and flowers: this market is a miniature of local people's life, also the gathering place of entertainment. There are various kinds of birds, fish, pets on the market, also you can find antiques, jewellery, and other hand-made crafts, a great place for shopping and relaxation. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 5: Kunming to Dali. Zhoucheng elaborate batik crafts: A town where Bai minority people live and is famous for its elaborate batik crafts. Here you can see traditional way of making those exquisite crafts by Bai Minority people, their delicate skills and methods of making crafts will leave you a deep impression. You can also choose to buy some nice crafts. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 6: Dali to Lijiang. The Black Dragon Pool: the park holds the Black Dragon Pool and got name because of it. The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its beauty. Lijiang Ancient City: It is situated in the middle area of the county, which is more than 2400 meters high above sea level. It enjoys beautiful scenes, an indeed famous city with long history and splendid culture, it is very rare in China that such well-preserved minority ancient city still exists. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 7: Lijing. Yunshanping: It is a large patch of pasture tucked away hidden amongst a virgin spruce forest on the eastern side of the Yulong Snow Mountain. The Mural in Baisha Village: Baisha village is about 16 kilometers north of Lijiang City. It is the important birthplace of "Tusi" (the Chinese word means chieftain of a clan) from Mu clan. Its characteristic artistic style and precious historic content of the mural deeply attracted visitors from home and abroad. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 8: Lijiang to Zhongdian/Shangri-La. Overlook for The First Bend of the Yangtze: Surrounded by rivers and mountains and with an altitude of 1850 meters above sea level, the First Bay of the Yangtze has picturesque scenery. Besides, it is an important ferry that joints the inland and the old road for the trade of tea and horses in Tibet. Tiger Leaping Gorge: One of the world's four great gorges - it is located in Hutiaoxia Town in Zhongdian County and honored as one of the deepest and most marvelous gorges on the globe. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 9: Kunming. Songzanlin Lamasery: the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan Province. Occupying an area of 33.3 hectares, Songzanlin was built in the style of Potala Palace in Lhasa and represents the Tibetan culture, the statue of Buddhists and many precious cultural treasures will leave you with unforgettable memory. Lake Bita and Lake Shudu: "Bita" means in Tibetan a place with a dense oak forest and "Bitahai" means a quiet lake. The Bitahai Lake is surrounded by mountains covered with ancient pines, oaks and rhododendrons, just like an emerald in the heart of the mountain. Shudu Lake is located in northeast of Shangri-la, it is one of the largest fresh water lakes on the Diqing plateau. The lake is surrounded by a forest of fir, spruce and silver birch, and is home to lots of wild animals such as bears, golden cats, deer and pheasants. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 10: Kunming to Hong Kong. Free in the morning until be transferred tot the airport for your flight to Kunming. Includes: (B).
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