2,400km in 11 days
Jialing 2 wheel: $1,800
Jialing 3 wheel: $2,200
Note: All tours could be subject to change
We will head out to Lincang through beautiful mountain passes that will lead us into famous Pu’er tea plantations. On the way we will stop by some tea plantations owned by a local from the AKA tribe (small ethnic minority group): 450km.
Off to the world famous historical town Dali. We will climb over 1000m in altitude duing this day. In the afternoon we have plenty of time to explore and experience this majestic town: 300km.
A short days drive to Lijiang, this is the only city in China listed on the UNSECO World Cultural Heritage List with over 1,300 years of history. We will drive along fantastic mountain roads. The temperature will drop quite significantly the further north we go through the Tibetan Plateau: 190km.
We will leave our luggage at the hotel and drive up to Shangri-La on amazing wild mountainous roads. From here we continue to the world famous Tiger Leaping Gorge. In the afternoon we will head back to Lijiang on a different road: 430km.
We will cross the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) twice today. We will enter Sichuan province in the morning and cross back in to Yunnan in the afternoon. We will stop in a small mountain town called Yongren: 360km.
Going south towards Kunming, we'll have a nice easy short day. In the afternoon and evening we have plenty of time to explore the capital of Yunnan Province, Kunming - previous home of the famous Flying Tigers: 220km
We will leave the big city behind us on go further south towards YuanYang. We will visit the most beautiful rice terraces in the world: 280km.
Another day full of mountain passes and beautiful views over rice terraces and tea plantations. We will stay overnight in Pu’er the worlds tea capital: 370km.
Last day of the trip, heading back to Xishuangbanna. A very short day of driving, possible to fly out in the afternoon.
End of trip