8-day Honghe Hani Rice Terraces Tour

Destinations: Kunming, Yuanyang, Jianshui

Tour code: TCG-YY-02       

This Yuanyang travel package offers the perfect opportunity to take pictures of the most magnificent rice terraces in the world and the mysterious minorities in China for your family, your friends, and your neighborhood.

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  • Day 1 Arrive in Kunming

    Transfer via: private car

    Meet your local guide and transfer to the hotel check in. Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring.

  • Day 2 Kunming/Stone Forest/Mile

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Stone Forest

    After breakfast, we will drive 86 km to see the Stone Forest - a notable set of limestone formations located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County. Drive to Mile and check in your hotel.

  • Day 3 Mile/Yuanyang/Panzhihua

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Malipo Miao ethnic village, Yi and Hani ethnic villages, Sunset over Laohuzui Rice Terraces, Mengnong Chieftain Palace

    Drive about 4 hours to Yuanyang via Kaiyun and Gejiu. We will see many traditional ethnic villages en route. We drive through the area of Yi people in the mountain and Dai people in the Red River valley where they grow banana and tropical fruits. We visit Malipo Miao Ethnic Village on the way. After lunch, proceed to see the beautiful sunset over the Laohuzui Rice Terraces. Then continue our driving to Panzhihua Town to visit some Yi and Hani ethnic villages, and the historical Mengnong Chieftain Palace.

  • Day 4 Panzhihua/Yuanyang

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Sunrise over Duoyishu Rice Terraces, Bada Rice Terraces, Shengcun Market, Qingkou Ethnic Village, Qingkou Rice Terraces, Sunset over Longshuba Rice Terraces

    Today, we’ll enjoy a full day tour of the rice terraces created by the Hani and Yi people. First we get up early to see the beautiful sunrise over the rice terraces at Duoyishu Village. Next, visit Bada rice terraces, Shengcun Market, Qingkou Ethnic Village, and Qingkou rice Terraces. In the late afternoon, we drive back to Xinjie Town to see the sunset over the Longshuba rice terraces and the ethnic villages.

  • Day 5 Yuanyang/Jianshui

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Jianshui Swallow Cave, Jianshui Ancient Town, Zhu Family Garden, Jianshui Confucius Temple

    After breakfast, drive about 3 hours to Jianshui. On the way, visit the largest karst formation cave in Asia - Jianshui Swallow Cave. There are usually thousands of swallows flying around in this aptly named cave. You will follow the guide to see the unique colorful karst landforms and watch the bare hand rock climbing performance in the cave. Next, take the small boat out of the cave and transfer to Jianshui. Upon arrival, you’ll pay a visit to the Jianshui Old Town, Zhu Family Garden and Jianshui Confucius Temple.

  • Day 6 Jianshui/Shipin/Xinping

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Zhang Family Garden in Tuanshan Village, Double Dragon Bridge, Daban Ancient Well, Mount Mopan Forest Park

    Morning drive about 13km to Tuanshan Village to visit the Zhang Family Garden and some unique ancient houses built by the family Zhang, then transfer to see the Double Dragon Bridge and the Daban Ancient Well. Drive to Shipin County for lunch and proceed to Xinping County, where we will visit the beautiful Mount Mopan Forest Park.

  • Day 7 Xinping/Gasa/Xinping

    Transfer via: private car

    Activities for today: Dabinlangyuan Dai Ethnic Village, Green Paddy Dance, home visit of the Dai people

    Drive 72km to Gasa Town. Visit Dabinlangyuan Dai Ethnic Village-home of the Huayao (floral-belt) Dai people, watch Dai people's green paddy dance and have a home visit of the Dai people. Then drive back to Xinping.

  • Day 8 Xinping/Kunming

    Transfer via: private car

    After breakfast, drive to Kunming Changshui International Airport, where your vacation concludes.

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