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A virgin land for natural sceneries and ethnic minority culture
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Located in Southwest China, Yunnan is the province with the most ethnic minorities. Its rich tourism resources, diverse ethnic culture, fantastic landscapes and pleasant climate in all seasons have made it a very popular destination for travelers. Our private guided tours to Yunnan including spring city Kunming, romantic Dali, World Cultural Heritage Lijiang Old Town, and heaven on earth - Shangri-La, will bring you exciting travel experiences.

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What are the top things to do in Yunnan?

The hot destinations of Kunming, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La can't be missed for a thoroughly Yunnan travel package. The province boasts abundant natural sceneries and cultural sites, among which the most popular ones are Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Old Town, Dali Ancient City, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Stone Forest.
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Best Time to Visit Yunnan

What is the best time to visit Yunnan?

Yunnan has a generally mild climate all year round. Spring (March-May), summer (June-August) and autumn (September-November) are the best seasons because of the charming scenery with green hills and clear water. Due to the pleasant weather at that time, it is alright for you to wear T-shirts when traveling. Visitors are advised to carry light jacket or coat in case of the sharp temperature differences between day and night.

How to plan a private tour to Yunnan?

It is suggested to spend at least 4 days for a brief Yunnan tour itinerary. Any two cities of Kunming, Dali, Lijiang or Shangri-La can be covered. If you prefer to include all four popular cities, then an 8-day tour is needed. For photography enthusiasts, Yuanyang Rice Terraces in Jianshui could be a good choice.

How to get there and travel around?

The best and fatest way to Yunnan is by flight. There are direct flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Hong Kong or Chengdu to hot citis in Yunan, such as Kunming, Dali or Lijiang. It takes no more than 4 hours single trip. You may even fly from Shanghai, Chengdu or Xian to Shangri-la directly. Also it is convenient for traveling within Yunnan by flight.

Another choice traveling to or within Yunnan is by high speed train. Daily trains are scheduled from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian and other cities of China. It needs 6 to 12 hours to reach Kunming. For more trains, please check the train schedule.
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