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Private 3-Day Tour to Jianshui Old Town and Yuanyang Rice Terraces from Kunming

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Jianshui Old City and Yuanyang Rice Terraces are renown attractions in southern Yunnan Province in China. This 3-day private tour from Kunming will let you explore the old city of Jianshui and Rice Terraces. Here is the brief itinerary. Day 1. 8am, drive 2.5 hours to Jianshui Old City, explore and wander around. Day 2. Take 3-hour car ride to Yuanyang Rice Terracs, view the sunset at Bada Village. Day 3. View the sunrising at Duyishu Village, and visit the local market. Take 5-hour car ride back to Kunming where the tour concludes.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Kunming to Jianshui Old Town by car

Stop At: Jianshui Ancient City

Today you will be picked up from your centrally located Kunming hotel at 8am, then take 2.5-hour car ride to Jianshui Old Town. The old city was first built back to Yuanhe Period in Tang Dynasty (806~820A.D.). Nowadays there are 135 historic relics in the old city. The Confucius Temple in Jianshui is the second biggest one in China. The local residences houses are well-preserved. Zhu’ Garden is a large scale of local buildings of Qing Dynasty. You will wander around the old town with a local guide to enjoy the history and layout of the city.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 2 Jianshui to Yuanyang Rice Terraces by car

Stop At: Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Today you will take 3-hour ride to Yuanyang Rice Terraces, this is a wonderful world heritage by UNESCO. There are different views in different season, particularly in winter and fall. It is nice to view the sunset at Bada Village in Yuanyang Rice Terraces. Then you will be transferred to Duoyishuo Village to check in a nice local guesthouse.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 3 Yuanyang back to Kunming by car

Stop At: Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Enjoy the sunrising at Duoyishu Village, the move to visit local market to view the colorful costumes for Hani People. Afterwards you will take 5-hour car ride back to your Kunming hotel where the tour concludes.

Duration: 4 hour