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Private Full-Day Tour to Fuxian Lake and Chengjiang Fossil Site

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Immerse yourself on this private day tour to Fuxian Lake and UNSECO Site of Chengjiang Fossil Site from Kunming. Surrounded by majestic mountains, Fuxian Lake seems like it’s drawn from a fairytale. During this tour, visit the Luchong Village which is famous for its Anti-wave Fishing and the Big Banyans. Explore Star Scenic Area to The Azure Clouds Temple and reach Lotus Peak to have a panoramic view of the surroundings. Then spend time at Chengjiang Fossil Site which presenting exceptional testimony to the rapid diversification of life on Earth 530 million years ago. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch and door to door transfer.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Fuxian Lake, South of Chengjiang, Chengjiang County 652500 China

Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your Kunming hotel, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, heading directly to Fuxian Lake (1 Hour ), your tour guide will explain the related legendary stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.

Fuxian Lake is the third deepest lake in China. Apart from the beautiful scenery, this place is famous for a mysterious ancient underwater city.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Luchong Village Scenic Resort, Luchong Village, West of Huxian Lake, Chengjiang County 652500 China

Upon arrival, you will start from Luchong Village which is famous for its Anti-wave Fishing and the Big Banyans. Take the boat ride if you want at your own cost. You also can choose to climb up to the mountain to get the birds view of Fuxian Lake.

Then, move on to Star Scenic Area. Follow your tour guide to climbing 499 steps to The famous Azure Clouds Temple. Stroll around the magnificent pavilions, terraces and towers in the temple. Learn its history and stories. Then, reach Lotus Peak to have a panoramic view of Fuxian lake, Azure Clouds Reservoir and the surrounding mountains. Then, stop at Star Fishing Holes: There are more than 200 fishing holes in Star Scenic Area. In fishing season, fishermen use water wheels beside the holes to catch Anti-Wave Fish. You will have lunch here.

You can choose to pay extra to take the boat to Lonely Mountain where you can visit the Lanke Ground, Facing-the-Wind Pavilion, Fairy Cave and Double Stone. There is also a fish-watching platform for people to watch the clustered black carps.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengjiang, Yuxi, Yunnan, China

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then heading to Chengjiang Fossil Site. Listed as the UNESCO Site, Chengjiang’s fossils present the most complete record of an early Cambrian marine community with exceptionally preserved biota, displaying the anatomy of hard and soft tissues in a very wide variety of organisms, invertebrate and vertebrate. They record the early establishment of a complex marine ecosystem. The site documents at least sixteen phyla and a variety of enigmatic groups as well as about 196 species, presenting exceptional testimony to the rapid diversification of life on Earth 530 million years ago, when almost all of today’s major animal groups emerged. It opens a palaeobiological window of great significance to scholarship.

Spend some time to explore the museum and area, when you are ready, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kunming.

Duration: 2 hours