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Destinations: Kunming, Stone Forest, Luliang, Dongchuan, Zhuanlong, Yuanmou
Duration: 8 days
Best View: Autumn (Sept-Dec), Summer (May to June), Winter (Jan-Feb).
Destinations: Kunming,Lijiang,Dali,Stone Forest, Jiuxiang,
Duration: 8 days
Best View: spring (March - April), summer (June - July), and autumn (September - October)
Destinations: Guilin,Yangshuo,West Street.
Duration: 5 days
Best View: Summer (March-May), autumn (October-December)
Lijiang is located in northern Yunnan Province, covers an area of 7485.2 square kilometers with a population of 306,000, among which the Naxi nationality is 168,000. The average annual temperature is 12.6 and the annual rainfall is 900 to 1200 mm.
Lijiang is a town of historic and cultural interest. Besides the scenery, Lijiang's draw is the 750-year-old Naxi town of Dayan. It is the best and last of its kind in the country.