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Tropical Exploration - Trekking in Xishuangbanna

Tropical Exploration - Trekking in Xishuangbanna

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): China  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Cultural Journey  
Season: November - February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1180 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1180 US Dollar (USD)

The Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture is situated at the subtropical southwestern tip of Yunnan and shares a border with Burma and Laos. As the only tropical rain forest nature reserve in China, Xishuangbanna is ideal for nurturing wonderful plants and flora, where is considered as home to unusual wildlife. It is very easy to settle here for days without getting bored. Xishuangbanna is most beautiful when you reach the rarely visited villages on our trekking routes. The locals still maintain a slash and burn farming lifestyle. The richer villagers live in wooden huts with tiled roof, while the poorer ones in bamboo huts with thatched roofs.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Kunming, stroll along Green Lake Park, a charming area of teahouses and small boutiques selling handicrafts and beautiful local paintings, followed by an evening welcome briefing.

Day 2: Fly to Jinghong. Visits to Dai Minority Villages at Ganlanba and Tropical Botanical Garden at Menglun.

Day 3: Drive o Xiding for its lovely Thursday Market. After lunch, we start the two-day hike.

Day 4: Hike Manlai to Mangang Village. Check out Dai villages en route.

Day 5: Hike out Mangang village and drive back to Jinghong.

Day 6: Fly back to Kunming.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All 4-star hotel and family stays based on double occupancy, including tax and service
- All meals as stated in the itinerary highlighting the local cuisine with water, tea, coffee, local beer, and soft drinks
- Group airport arrival and departure transfers
- All ground transportation in private air conditioned vehicle with bottled water and snacks on coach
- All sightseeing, entrance fees
- Services of local guides, site experts, and other support personnel.

Price Excludes:
- International airfare
- Any en route stopovers, hotels, and meals to and from China
- Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
- Passport and visa fees
- Items of a personal nature such as, laundry, mail, phone calls, faxes, spa treatments, hard liquor
- Normal level of gratuities for local guides and drivers
- Trip cancellation, travel delay or baggage insurance.

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