2-Day Private Photography Tour to Yuanyang Rice Terrace from Kunming

2-Day Private Photography Tour to Yuanyang Rice Terrace from Kunming

Discover Yuanyang Rice Terrace and China’s rich minority culture on a 2-day guided tour from Kunming. Take an easy walk around to snap photos of the famous Yuanyang Rice Terraces from different location which will give you an unexpected shot. Capture stunning image of a dramatic sunrise and sunset moment. You will take your time when visit the locations where you may explore and create fantastic photographs. Visit local villages and market and learn from your guide about the local Hani communities. A great trip for photographers! Tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch and travel by private vehicle. Tour includes the option to book local 3 or 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.


Day 1: Kunming-Yuanyang (L)

Stop At: Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Yuanyang, Yuanyang County China
Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Kunming, heading directly to Yuanyang Rice Terraces which takes about 5.5 hours. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

Yuanyang is renowned for its rice terraces, which claim as the world's largest and most spectacular one, crafted out by bare hands by the Hani people one thousand years ago and is still in use today. The rice farmers have had to practice ecology and land preservation centuries before those concepts were widely accepted around the world. At present, known as 'land sculpture' the terraced fields have been being officially acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage site.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Bada Terrace, Wenliu Country, Qiubei County 662400 China
Upon arrival, choose the sites interests you most, then set off and explore. Typically you will start from Qingkou Village. Qingkou Hani Village is the key area of declaring the World Culture Heritage Site. It maintains a compete ecosystem of four elements: forests, water system, mountain villages and terraces. Follow your tour guide to stroll around their Mushroom House. Get to know Hani people's folk customs which featuring with a distinctive national cultural, unique production and lifestyle.

Then, spend the rest of the day at Bada Terrace. It is the biggest attraction in terms of acreage of Yuanyang Terraces and the best of the sunset scenery.

Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Yuanyan.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Yuanyang if you choose the option to including hotel

Day 2: Yuanyang-Kunming (B, L)

Stop At: Duoyishu, East of Shengxiang Country, Yuanyang County 662401 China
Meet your tour guide early in the morning, heading to Doyishu Village and enjoy the spectular sunrise moment.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shengcun Market, China, Yun Nan Sheng, Hong He Ha Ni Zu Yi Zu Zi Zhi Zhou, Yuan Yang Xian, 胜村段4QFR+2FP 邮政编码: 662401
Visit Shengcun Morning Market to experience local minority life. Your tour guide will help you negotiate price if you want to purchase. Afterwards, return to your hotel to have breakfast. Then, stroll around Duoyishu Area with your tour guide. You will enjoy the scenery of the terraced fields from the top of the mountains to the bottom. Discover different Hani and Yi ethnic villages.

When you are ready to leave, enjoy lunch in the local village, then you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kunming.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: If you choose the option to including hotel, breakfast offered by hotel

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 2 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from you hotel in Kunming,please provide hotel information
when make booking

Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Overnight accommodation of standard twin room (two beds), based on twin share.
  • Professional English Tour Guide
  • Private Tour
  • Entrance Fee
  • Travel by Private Vehicle
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Yuanyang Rice Terraces
  • Entry/Admission - Bada Terrace
  • Entry/Admission - Duoyishu

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Single supplement charge of accommodation


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