At 6am, you will be picked up in the hotel lobby of your centrally located Kunming hotel. Then you will be transferred to catch 3-hour bullet train to Lijiang. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the renown Lijiang Old Town, which is inscribed on the UNESCO cultural heritage list with a long history of over 2000 years. It is also a minority Naxi town, with their unique culture. There are old houses, lanes, city gate, and Mu Palace etc.
A quick lunch is included.
Then you will take a car ride to Shuhe Ancient Town that is about 8km from Lijiang. It is smaller than Lijiang, but it is interesting to view the well-preserved houses, Naxi minority dress, and the layout of the town etc. with a local guide.
Later, you will be transferred to Lijiang Railway Station to catch the bullet train back to Kunming. Upon arrival, you will be transferred back to your Kunming hotel where the day tour concludes.
Round-way Bullet Train Kunming/Lijiang(Second Class)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Pickup time: 6am
Pickup location: Your centrally located Kunming hotel
Tour Duration: Approx.14-15 hours
Passport: Required for the tour