The colorful land of Yunnan offers diverse landscapes and cultures for tourists to indulge in. You will have many trekking and mountaineering opportunities, and chances to explore ancient towns, historical sites and minority villages.
Kunming, Lijiang, Dali, and Shangri-la (Zhongdian) are the most-visited cities in this popular province. Each city deserves at least 1 or 2 full days there. The Stone Forest, Lijiang Ancient Town, Dali Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas etc are the some of the highlights of Yunnan that you should not miss. If you’ are an outdoor enthusiast, trek the Tiger Leaping Gorge, or hike a part of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Shutterbugs can take optional tours to Yuanyang Jianshui and Donchaun for the stunning rice terraces and magical red land. Besides, Yunnan is also a good place to start a tour to Guilin, Chengdu, Tibet, and even to Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Laos.
Going through the tour ideas below will provide you with options for your visit and help you plan an ideal itinerary.