6-day Yunnan Escape

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Experience the authentic life of the Bai, Jingpo and Dai with a trip to the villages in the western Yunnan province. A visit to these ethnc villages includes boating on Erhai Lake to see cormorant fishing and the traditional fishing villages, glimpsing the Dai people's homes which are mostly made of bamboo and thatched roofs and where every girl is good at dance...

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Dali Arrival

Program: Be met on arrival and transfer to Xizhou Bai ethnic Village and check in the boutique hotel The Linden Garden. Free at leisure in rest of the day.

Day 2 (B, L)
Dali

Program: Visit Xizhou Morning Market after breakfast, and then take a free walk in the village to soap in the Bai ethnic buildings and cultures. Transfer to Dali ancient town and take a walk. After lunch in local restaurant, visit the Three Pagodas, which has a history of 1800 years. It is a symbol of the history of Dali City, and a record of the development of Buddhism in the area. Transfer back to you hotel in late afternoon.

Day 3 (B, L, D)
Dali – Baoshan
     Transfer: by private vehicle
Program: Morning visit Erhai Lake with a boat cruise. You might view cormorant fishing on the lake. After lunch, drive to Baoshan (180km, 2.5hrs). Take a short city tour before dinner.

Day 4 (B, L)
Baoshan / Tengchong      Transfer: by private vehicle
Program: Drive to Tengchong after breakfast (170km, 3.5hrs), Visit Heshun Village, Volcano Park, hot springs and Old city. Overnight in Tengchong.

Day 5 (B, L, D)
Tengchong / Ruili 
    Transfer: by private vehicle
Program: Drive to Ruili (230km, 6hrs), stop at Lianghe and visit the Former Residengce of Local officier dating back to Ming and Qing Dynasty. You will visit Jingpo and Dai ethnic Villages en route. After dinner in Ruili, visit the night market.

Day 6 (B)
Ruili   

Program: Transfer to the pass and clear the custom. You will begin your Burma trip.

Trip ends.

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