Yunnan is known as the Kingdom of plants and flowers, everywhere you go you will see different plants and flowers, for a couple of hundred years, French flowers hunters came here over and over again just wanted to find the new plants and brought them back to Europe, also many rhododendrons in British Royal Botanic Garden are from this region. If you have the interests in flowers, these are the right places for you.

 

Highlights of the tour:

1.       Flowers of Cangshan Mountain in Dali

2.       Rhododendrons of Mt. Laojunshan in Jianchuan

3.       Tiger Leaping Gorge with 3900m drops

4.       Shangri-La and Tibetan culture

5.       Alpine flowers of Baima Nature Reserve

 

Itinerary:

Day 1, Arrival in Dali

Day 2, Visit Cangshan Mountain to see flowers

Day 3, Explore Laojunshan Azalea forests

Day 4, Visit Tiger Leaping Gorge

Day 5, Drive to Shangri-La

Day 6, Drive and trek into Baima Nature Reserve

Day 7, 8 & 9, Enjoy the mountains and alpine flower of Baima Nature Reserve.

Day 10, Trek to the road and drive to Shangri-La

 

Joining city:

Dali, a small town between Cangshan Mountain and Erhai lake.

                                                         

How to get there:

Flights from Kunming, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou… Trains and bus form Kunming, IATA code: DLU.

You can fly out to Chengdu and Kunming, IATA code: DIG.

 

Finish city:

Shangri-La, a small Tibetan town in Northwest Yunnan.

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