4-day Yuanyang & Stone Forest Photograph Tour - Kunming

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Tour Information

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Kunming city
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Kunming or Kunming airport
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


This 4 Days Photography Tour combines the most stunning landscapes of Yunnan's natural wonders with ancient culture. From the capital city of Kunming you'll go to the nearby Stone Forest, UNESCO World Heritage Site covering a vast area of Karst formations, to then continue to the world famous Yuanyang's Rice Terraces and the charming old town of Jianshui. Yuanyangs Rice Terraces of the Hani ethnic minority is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and they attract numerous photography-lovers all year round. During Fall, when the rice rapes, the field turns to be  During the winter months, the terraces are filled with water, every single one of them reflecting the sky, offering dreamlike landscapes as the light changes during the day. Certainly, the winter months from Dec. to March would be the best time to visit Yuanyang.

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Kunming-Jianshui

  • Jisnhui Ancient City is probably one of the most interesting ancient cities in China, It was historic center of the province and remains an important transportation crossroad. Previously, it has been known as Ling'an.
  • Pick you up at 9 am then drive 4 hours to Jianshui  Ancient City, explore Zhu's Family GardenZhu Jia Hua Yuanand Jianshui Confucian Temple (Jianshui wen miao), the second largest Confucian temple in China.

 Day 2: Yuanyang

  • In the morning, visit Duofu workshop in the old allies and the historical site Seventeen Span Bridge (shi qi kong qiao), built in Ming Dynasty,  and visit Tuanshan village. These sites are all just out of the city.
  • Driving 3 hours to Yuanyang Rice Terraces
  • Check in your hotel at Duoyishu

 Day 3: Yuanyang

  • Early morning, get a chance to see the sunrise at Duoyishu
  • Visit Shengcun markets and Jingkou Hani Museum
  • Visit Bada scenic area and trek down to the rice terraces for a spectacular view
  • Catch the sunset at Laohuzui scenic spot in Yuanyang
Day 4: Stone Forest-Kunming
  • Drive 4 hours to Stone Forest
  • Have lunch at a local Yi restaurant
  • 2 hours exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site Naigu Stone Forest
  • Drop you off at the Kunming train station/airport or your hotel in Kunming


  • Accommodation including breakfast (as per chosen category, based on twin-bed room for 2 pax)
  • Entrance fees for the attractions listed in the program
  • Private transportation and transfers, including pick-up and drop-off, with skilled driver
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • 2 bottles of drinking water per day
  • English speaking tour guide
  • 24/7 English speaking customer service
  • All taxes, fees and handling charge


  • Flight tickets
  • Chinese visa
  • Meals not listed in the program
  • Dynamic Yunnan Show tickets
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (not requested, but highly appreciated)
  • Surcharges for upgrades from standard twin-bed rooms to double-bed rooms

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler

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