3 Days Jianshui and Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces Group Tour

This join-in-group-tour brings you south of Kunming to the ancient town of Jianshui and the highly rated rice terraces of Yuanyang. Jianshui is a city in Honghe prefecture. It was an historic center of the province and remains an important transportation crossroad. With its large Confucius temple, ancient town and close Swallow Caves it is an interesting place to visit. Yuanyang is a place like that with its majestic Rice Terraces. You can find amazing views all along your trip here. Prepare to enjoy your way.


  • Visit the wonder of Yuanyang Hani River Terraces including the sunrise view of Duoyishu and sunset view of Laohuzui;
  • Enjoy the exotic culture of Yi and Hani ethnic minorities in Yuanyang;
  • Experience the Confucius culture in Jianshui;
  • Discover the ancient architectures in Tuanshan Village and Jianshui Old Town.

Breif Itinerary

  • Day 1 Kunming – Jianshui
  • Day 2 Jianshui – Yuanyang
  • Day 3 Yuanyang – Kunming

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Kunming – Jianshui

Sightseeing and Activities: Xingmeng Mongolian Village, Zhu Family Garden, Jianshui Confucius Temple, Jianshui Old Town
Accommodation: Jianshui
Meals: none

At 08:30 am, meet your tour guide & driver at Longteng Hotel. Then head to Jianshui and stop to visit Xingmeng Mongolian Village on the way, the biggest Mongolian village in Yunnan.

Upon Jianshui arrival, pay a visit to Zhu Family Garden and Jianshui Confucius Temple. After that, check in the hotel and have a short break. Later, stroll around Jianshui Old Town.

Day 2 Jianshui-Yuanyang

Sightseeing and Activities: Double Dragon Bridge, Tuanshan Village and Zhang Family Garden,Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces, Qingkou Village, Qingkou Rice Terraces, Bada Rice Terraces
Accommodation: Yuanyang
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel and then drive to visit Double Dragon Bridge, Tuanshan Village and Zhang Family Garden.

After that, continue the drive to Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces. Visit Qingkou Village and Qingkou Hani Rice Terraces. Enjoy the sunset view of Bada Rice Terraces.

Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 3 Yuanyang – Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities:Duoyishu Rice Terrace Fields, local market, Azheke Village
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast,

Get up early and enjoy the sunrise view of Duoyishu Rice Terrace Fields. Then have breakfast at hotel and drive to visit local ethnic Market. After that, visit the original mushroom-shaped houses in Azheke Village.. After lunch, drive 6 hours back to Kunming. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

Destination 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostel
Jianshui / Lin An Hotel Linan Guesthouse or Red Sky Inn Local Hostel
Yuanyang / Yunti Hotel (Shengcun) Xianyun Shanju Hotel or Timeless Inn Local Hostel

Service Included:

  •  Twin-shared accommodation with breakfast in economy hotels;
  • Sharing-vehicle with air conditioners;
  • Excellent English-speaking guide;
  • Entrance tickets mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Two bottles of water each day each person;

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Lunches and dinners;
  • International train tickets/flight tickets;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • Any optional programs/activities;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Personal consumption;
  • Any picking-up and dropping of service between hotel and airport;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips (USD 5-10/day/person to guide; USD 5-10/day/person to driver).