1 Day Kunming Stone Forest Tour with Yunnan Ethnic Villages

Kunming, with its perpetual spring-like weather which provides the ideal climate for plants and flowers,  is known as the “Spring City” and owns many attractions. For this 1 Day Kunming City Tour with the Stone Forest, you will visit the main attractions of Kunming – the Stone Forest wich is knowned as the “the first wonder of the world”; and the Ethnic Villages where you can see 26 ethnic groups of Yunnan province to fully appreciate the diverse ethnic cultures in Yunnan.


  • Be amazed at the most charming Paleozoic karst landform in Stone Forest.
  • Discover the ethnic culture at Yunnan Ethnic Villages.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Kunming-Shilin-Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities:the Stone Forest, Yunnan Ethnic Villages
Accommodation: None
Meals: Lunch

Large Stone Forest in Shilin County, Kunming

At 8:00 in the morning, our guide will pick you up in the hotel. Drive 86 KM to the Stone Forest. There is an old saying: it is a pity that not to visit the Stone Forest while you’re in Kunming. After lunch, drive back to Kunming and visit Yunnan Ethnic Villages. It is a theme park that displays the various folklore, culture, and architecture of 26 ethnic groups in Yunnan Province.

In the evening, you will have an option to enjoy the large-scale dance drama “Dynamic Yunnan Show” which has been an outstanding innovation on the Chinese stage in recent years directed by Yang Liping. Primitive, unsophisticated folk dances and a fresh artistic concept converge in the programme, giving audiences a unique “Yunnan Impression.” Sixty-two drums and 120 masks of strong ethnic characteristics are incorporated in the performance.

Service Included:

  • Entrance fees as listed in the program;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Skilled driver & Experienced English-speaking guide;
  • Travel Agency’s Responsibility Insurance. 

Service Excluded:

  • Train Tickets/International Flight Tickets;
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodations with breakfast;
  • Personal Travel Accident Insurance;
  • Any optional programs/activities;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Personal Consumption.