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Private Full-Day Tour Stone Forest and Golden Temple

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Escape the bustle of the city and discover two of the Yunnan Province’s most spectacular attractions outside of Kunming on this double-duty, full-day excursion. First, visit the UNESCO-listed sites of Stone Forest, stroll around the park with your tour guide who will explain the stories along the way and find the best location for photos. After a delicious Yunnan Style lunch, explore the Golden Temple, stroll around the halls and courtyards of the temple, gain deep insight into the Taoism in China, its people, culture and soul. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, lunch and door-to-door hotel transfers.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park

Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Kunming, heading directly to Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park which takes about 1.5 hours. On the way, your tour guide will explain the related stories, feel free to ask questions if you have. Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park Kunming Stone Forest is a spectacular set of limestone groups and the representative of south China’s karst landscape. Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), It is considered as the 'First Wonder of the World'. Approximately 270 million years ago - during the carboniferous period of the Paleozoic era - the region was a vast expanse of sea. Over time, the movements of the lithosphere gradually caused a retreat of the waters and the rise of the limestone landscape. Due to constant erosion by the elements, the area finally developed into the present-day appearance. The whole park is a huge natural treasure gallery, upon arrival, follow your tour guide to use your imagination to discover the park, your tour guide will tell many legendary stories along the way, and show you the best location for photos. You will spend 2-3 hours to visit the Big Stone Forest Area and the Small Stone Forest Area.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Kunming Golden Temple

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then, move on to Kunming Golden Temple. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way. (1 hour). Kunming Golden Temple start to built in the year of 1602, it is the largest copper temple in China. At that time the governor of Yunnan Province was a devout Taoist who built this temple to honor the Taoist hero-god Zishi. Spend some leisure time to explore the temple, get to know the history about the Taoism in China, its culture and its people. After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kunming.

Duration: 1 hour