Tour of Yunnan,15 days Adventures.
15 days tough bike tour to experience Great Yunnan Landscape and Cultures.
YUNNAN is located in the southwest part of China,and it is one of the most mysterious provinces of China. More than 30 ethnic minorities people are living in this province and it also has some worldwide famous places such as Dali,Lijiang ancient town,Tiger Leaping Gorge,Shangri-la and Meili Snow Mountain(Kawa Karpo),Lugu Lake and more.
It is a full supported bike tour,a support vehicle will follow the cyclists to carry all personal stuffs.
Highlights:Kunming,Lijiang old town,Tiger Leaping Gorge,Shangri-la old town,Songzanlin lamasery,Naxi minorty culture,Tibetan culture Lisu minority culture,Bai minority culture.
Altitude info:Kunming,1900m;Dali old town,2100m;Jizushan Mountain,3250m;Lijiang old town 2400m;Tiger Leaping Gorge 2100-2500m;Shangri-la old town 3300m.
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Tiger Leaping Gorge Trekking Route
Trip day by day Itinerary:
D1,Meet at your hotel in Shanghai or meet at Shanghai airport in the morning,and take the flight from Shanghai to Kunming,that will take around 3 hours. In the afternoon,we will visit the beautiful Green Lake in the center of this Spring City and Yunnan University.
D2,Take flight from Kunming to Dali. Visit the thousand years old Dali old town. In that afternoon,we will trek to the most famous Cangshan Mountian. Live in Higerland hostel,you can have a great whole view of whole town.
D3,Get up early in the morning to see the sunrise. Ant then Half day Dali Cangshan mountain trek. In the afternoon cycle from Dali around the Erhai Lake to the East side of Erhai Lake,Live in Sky Sea Lodge.
D4,Cycle from Sky Sea Lodge to Jizushan Mountain,very tough. That day will be a long day. At first we have 15 kms cycling around the beautiful Erhai Lake,and then 55 kms mountain road is not an easy job,very good road and the landscape is terrific. Total is 70 Kms,Live in Farmer’s Guesthouse in Jizushan Mountain Town.
D5,Jizushan Mountain Trek,8 Hours trek in the forest. On the top of Jizushan Mountain there is a temple called Jing Ding temple(Gold Top Temple),3248 m. In the afternoon,we will go back to Sky Sea Lodge by small van.
D6,Rest in the morning and take small van with bikes from Dali to Lijiang,guided touring in this World Heritage Listed Town.
D7,If you want to feel the other side to this old town,please get up earlier in the morning,and work on the stone street. After breakfast,we will cycle from the old town to Jade Water Village,Baisha Village,Shuhe Old Town. We will have lunch in Shuhe riverside restaurant. After lunch for a short while rest,continue cycling on the countryside road to feel the rural life. We will go back to the old at around 5 o’clock. The leader will guide you in the old town for shopping and exploring the living history and unique Naxi style architectures. 60 kms cycling or more.
D8,Lashi Lake one day cycling,visit some Yi and Naxi minorities villages on the top of mountains,Zhiyun Lamasery,very tough. On the top of the mountain,you can see the great view of Yangtze River.
D10-D11,Tiger Leaping Gorge Trekking. (Total 25 kms trekking for two days)
D12,Rest in the morning. Cycle from the middle Tiger Leaping Gorge to Qiao Tou Town in the afternoon,25 kms and take small van to Shangri-la old town. Guided touring in this old town.
D13,Cycle from Shangri-la old town to Songzanlin Lamasery,the biggest Tibetan Lamasery in Yunnan. In the afternoon visit Napa Lake.
D14,Visit Pudacuo National Park,No cycling,easy day. Pudacuo National Park is the first Nation Park in China.
D15,Take flight Shangri-la Airport to Kunming and then from Kunming to Shanghai. End 15 days long and Hard trip.
Group size:4 people.
Bike tour leader:an experienced English speaking cycling leader.
Tour type:15 days,small group adventure tour;8-9 day cycling,3 days trekking.
Two World Heritages:Lijiang old town and the Three Rivers
Highlights:Lijiang old town,Tiger Leaping Gorge,Shangri-la old town,Songzanlin lamasery,Naxi,Bai,Lisu minorties cultures,Tibetan culture.
Altitude info:Lijiang old town 2400m;Tiger Leaping Gorge 2100-2500m;Shangri-la old town 3300m;Hightest of this trip,3600m. Shigu old twn,2100m.
Things need to bring:Outdoor clothes,normal and cycling wears,trekking shoes,backpack(>50L),
Things can buy in Lijiang:Sun cream,tooth paste and brush,towel and personal stuffs.
Tour de China will bring:Laptop with Internet,Garmin GPSMap 60CSx,trekking sticks,rain coats,emergency medicine-chest. Mountain Bike and helmet.
Starts and ends in Shanghai,China.
All land transportation.
All scheduled meals and accommodation.
All entrance fee mentioned in the trip,
Round Airfare between Shanghai and Yunnan.
A support car for whole trip.
Mountain bike and helmet rental.
Lijiang Airport pick up and Dali Airport see off.
English speaking cycling leader whole tour.
Personal spending during the whole trip;
Gratuities to leaders or guides
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