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Tours > China Tour >  Yunnan Tour

3 DAYS BANNA GATEWAY 
Trip code: YN-BAGA3

Private tour: Daily departure from Jinghong with English speaking local guide (English, German and French speaking provincial guides available on request at surcharge).

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Jinghong - Arrival (D)
Meet your guide at the airport in Jinghong, the gateway of Xishuangbanna prefecture, the tropical region of China and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a first city tour before your dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2: Jinghong - Menghai – Mengzhe- Jinghong (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. See the daily market in Menghai, a colorful gathering of local people, including some ethnic groups living around. This market gives the opportunity to see an authentic side of local minority people’s life. Move to Mengzhe to visit the Octagonal Pavilion, representative work of Dai people’s traditional architectural arts. This pavilion was built in 1701 and served as a meeting room of senior monks in the past. Then, you will drive further west to Menghun to visit ethnic groups of Bulang and their tea plantation. Drive back to Jinghong, on the way stop to visit a village of the second biggest minority in Xishuangbanna - the Aini. Lunch en route and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3: Jinghong – GaNlanba – Menglun – Jinuo Mountain(B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. First drive along the Mekong River for around 26 kilometers and stop randomly at some photogenic spots on the way. In Ganlanba, stroll on the small local daily Dai market which vividly reflect the local people’s life, after that, drive off the main traffic road into countryside area of Ganlanba, along the path across villages and farm land, stop freely to visit some villages and families for a deeper exploration into Dai’s culture, religion and authentic life.  Drive another 50 KM on a normal road to Menglun to visit the biggest tropical botanical garden in China, hosting a fabulous collection of over 3000 tropical species and enjoy a leisure trekking in a rainforest zone. Drive back to Jinghong on a different scenic route and visit a village of the Jinuo Minority on the way, the last independent nationality classified by Chinese Government. Transfer to the airport in the evening for flight to next destination. Lunch and dinner at local restaurants.

Trip includes:
Acommodation in twin shared room, meals as specified in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), transfers and tours with English speaking local guides, all entrance fees, room taxes and baggage handling.

Trip excludes:
International airfare; airport taxes, Visa, meals not indicated, personal expenses Christmas and New Year's Eve Dinners.
Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on weather, road conditions, flight schedules and room availability.        

HOTEL ADDRESSES:

Category

Name of hotel

Address & phone

Medium

Good Chance

Tourism District, Jinghong, Xishuangbanna 666100

Superior

Good Chance

Tourism District, Jinghong, Xishuangbanna 666100

First

Tai Garden

8, Nonglin Nan Road, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan
Tel. (86-691) 212 3888

Deluxe

Tai Garden

8, Nonglin Nan Road, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan

 

 

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