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Tour Code: RC-YN012

8-Day Kunming-Puer-Yiwu-Mengla-Jinghong-Menghai-Kunming

Destinations: Kunming, Puer, Yiwu, Mengla, Menghai, Xishuangbanna,

Duration: 8 Days

Difficulties Index:  3 of 5

Best View: 
Spring (February-April), Summer (May-June), Autumn (September-October).

Overview: For thousands of years, caravans followed an arduous route through the mountains of southwest China in the name of uk sunglasses sale trade. This route, known as the 'Ancient Tea-horse Trail'. This ancient trail is also known as the Southern Silk Road, and Puer, located in Simao in Yunnan Province, was the start of it all.

Puer's location as a natural trade bridge connecting Yunnan to Southeast Asia long made it a distribution hub for the exchange of cheap uk glasses tea and culture. The path from Puer leads north to the capital city of Kunming, west to Tibet, India and Nepal, and south to Myanmar, Viet Nam, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kunming-Puer

Take a flight from Kunming to Puer (Simao) in evening.

* Meals: -/-/D
* Overnight at Puer 4-star Hotel

Day 2: Puer-Yingpanshan

Pay a visit to Yingpanshan, Output of Puer tea is brisk at the Yingpanshan Organic Tea Garden, part of privately owned Yunnan Longsheng Green Industry. Visit Tea Science Institute that specializes in study on tea, see the various species in the nursery of institute and learn some knowledge about tea.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Puer 4-star Hotel

Day 3: Puer-Ganlanba

Drive to Ganlanba, a major residential area of Dai People, see a lively daily market where local people sell or buy food and other native products. Be a guest at a Dai House, enjoy the water splashing game and the Dai people's dancing show.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Local Dai guesthouse

Day 4: Ganlanba-Yiwu

Drive to Yiwu (200km), a small town once boomed due to tea trade in the history, see the old part of town and the stele erected in Qing Dynasty that recorded the trade situation at that time, pay visit to local families that are still producing Pu'er Tea the traditional way. And also visit the former heritage site of Pu'Er village; learn more about the history of the Ancient Tea and Horse Caravan Trail.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Yiwu Local Guesthouse

Day 5: Yiwu-Mengla-Menglun

After breakfast, drive to Mengla, Visit the Air Corridor which was invested by UN for survey the wild animals living in the rain forest. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River, and back Tropical Botanical Garden in evening.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Mengla 3-star Hotel

Day 6: Menglun-Jinghong

Enjoy morning freshness in the botanical garden, have a relaxing walk in rainforest zone for a short experience. Menglun botanical garden, the biggest tropical botanical garden of China. And also enjoy the nice view and quietness in garden. Back to Jinhong in the afternoon.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Jinghong 4-star hotel

Day 7: Jinghong-Menghai

Drive from Jinghong to Menghai (50km), pay visit to Menghai Tea Factory. The factory is well known for its old raw pu-erh cakes and is highly reputed in the tea industry of China. Further transfer into mountainous area to Nannuo, to see the process of Pu¡¯er Tea making by Aini People, and have short hiking to worship the King of Wild Tea Tree aged over 800 years. Long drive back to Jinghong and then fly back to Kunming.

* Meals: B/L/D
* Overnight at Kunming 4-star hotel

Day 8: Kunming-Home

Transfer to the airport, see you off.
*Meals: B/-/-

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Our quotation including the followings:

1. Overnight at hotels & Guesthouse as listed in the tour program. Standard rooms (twin bed).
2. Transportation: Tour mini bus.
3. The tickets of the main gate for all the scenic spots.
4. Service provided by English-Speaking guide (Local guide).
5. Air tickets From Kunming to Puer & from Jinghong to Kunming.
6. The airport construction fee, Fuel fee.
7. Tour insurance.

The following would not be included:

1. The international air ticket of arrival and departure.
2. Excess baggage, tips to the guide and driver, and other personal expenses.
3. Aviation insurance.

Comments:

* Meals included as listed, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner.




Experts with the World Tourism Organization (WTO) have said that Yunnan Province is poised to become one of Asia's most sought-after travel destinations as well in the next 20 years.

Home to 25 ethnic groups, Yunnan is mysterious and appealing to European and American tourists who are amazed at the ethnic culture and various customs here.