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: Lunch

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, Azheke Village, Laohuzui Terrace Fields
Accommodation: Yuanyang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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 and check in the hotel upon arrival. Head to visit the Mushroom-Shaped House in Azheke Village. In the late afternoon, enjoy the sunset view of Laohuzui Terrace Fields in Panzhihua Town. Transfer back to the hotel.

Day 3 Yuanyang – Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities:Duoyishu Rice Terrace Fields, Shengcun Market, Bada Terrace Field, Qingkou Village, Qingkou Hani Rice Terraces
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early and enjoy the sunrise view of Duoyishu Rice Terrace Fields. Then have breakfast at hotel and drive to visit Shengcun Market and Bada Terrace Field. Visit Qingkou Village and Qingkou Hani Rice Terraces before leaving for Kunming.

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 Hongmantian Hotel Local Hostel
Yuanyang / Yunti Hotel (Shengcun) Xianyun Shanju Hotel or Timeless Inn Local Hostel

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodations as listed in the itinerary;
  • Sharing English-speaking tour guide;
  • Sharing vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Accommodations not listed in the itinerary;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.