Two-day Kunming Essence Tour including Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Cave and West Hill

Two-day Kunming Essence Tour including Stone Forest, Jiuxiang Cave and West Hill

Enjoy the top highlights of spring city Kunming in this 2 days tour, travel to the suburb with the convenient transfer, enjoy the amazing Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Cave. Hike the West Hill for having a bird's view of the whole city and vast Dianchi Lake, relax in the vibrant Flowers and Birds Market.


Day 1: Kunming

Stop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park, Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000 China
​Meet your private guide and driver at the hotel lobby then drive to Stone Forest. On the way, the friendly tour guide will give you a very professional introduction to the hot spots. The Stone Forest is marveled by numerous stone peaks with various sizes and shapes. Hence it is the reason that this magnificent scene has earned its name as the "First Wonder Under Heaven." This area is also home to Ashima. (“Ashima” is a name appointed to unmarried young girls of Sani who is one branch of Chinese Yi ethnic minority.)After that, you will walk into Sani Villages with your guide. The village is located by Stone Forest Lake, where makes it possible for you to acquaint with their folk songs and dances. You will have 2 hour visiting time in this area, and then enjoy the local special “roasted duck” of ethnic Yi.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jiuxiang Scenic Region, Jiuxiang Country, Yiliang (Zhaotong) County 652114 China
In the afternoon, You will depart for Yiliang County to visit the famous Jiuxiang Karst Cave. It will take a 1-hour drive. The caving group is the largest and the most magical across China. You need to descend into the Jiuxiang Karst Cave by elevator to see the 52-meter depth cave for exploring the magnificent underground world. Extensive lighting throughout to highlight the features. The large lion cave was impressive - make sure you look at the extensive rock and fossil collection in the raised platform area. After visiting, take the cable car back to its entrance and return to the hotel for rest.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Kunming

Stop At: Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100 China
The tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel. After 40 minutes’ drive, You will be taken to the foot of the West Hill. Then transfer to the shuttle for 15 minutes and take another 15 minutes’ cable car for bird viewing the whole 400 square-meter Dianchi Lake and Kunming city. The whole mountain is fully-covered with evergreen forest and stretches over 25 miles (40 kilometers), with its highest peak over 8,200 feet (2,500 meters) above sea level. You will climb up to visit Dragon Gate. Here you might visit the spectacular Dragon Gate temple, it was made by burrowed solid rock by a Daoist monk and his followers between 1781 and 1853. The all-over vertiginous grottos, corridors, sculptures, and pavilions in western lake form a fantastic view across Dianchi Lake. Then you will foot down, take the scooter back the shuttle bus, then from the shuttle bus back your car.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming, Bailong Road, Panlong District, Kunming 650233 China
After enjoying the delicious local lunch, you will visit the famous Flower and Bird Market which offer a good price for shopping, ranging from fragrant flowers, birds, coffee, clothes, tea, food and everyday items etc. Pay a short visit of Jinma Biji Archway with a height 12 meter and a width 18 meter with a history of over 400 years. Later, you will be sent back to the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Duration: 2 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
pick up your hotel at centre in Kunming

Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • 2x Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Jiuxiang Scenic Region
  • Entry/Admission - Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation


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