6 Days Kunming and Zhaotong Muslim Culture Tour

Travel to Yunnan to experience the Muslim heritage of China. What’s more, you can enjoy the alluring scenery of Yunnan Province. Our Muslim tours will take you to the cities where Islam originated. By touring the famous mosques, you can learn about the history of Islam in China that dates back to the Yuan Dynasty. 


  • Visit Chinese mosques and understand the Muslim culture and history in Yunnan, China.
  • Enjoy beautiful scenery on the way to visit mosques.
  • Have a wonderful stay in Spring City and stroll along the Green Lake.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kunming Arrival
  • Day 2: Kunming-Huize
  • Day 3: Huize-zhaotong
  • Day 4: Zhaotong
  • Day 5: Zhaotong-Kunming
  • Day 6: Kunming Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Arrive in Kunming, the Green Lake
Accommodation: Kunming
Meals: None

The Green Lake Park(Cuihu Park) in Kunming

Welcome to Kunming, the Spring City of China! Upon arrival at the Kunming airport/train station, the local tour guide and driver will meet you in the arrival hall and escort you to your hotel. You’ll begin your journey to the diverse and captivating Yunnan province from the capital city, Kunming.

After a short rest, stroll in the most picturesque park in Kunming urban area – the Green Lake Parka charming area of tea houses and small boutiques selling handicrafts and beautiful local paintings. Here you can share the happiness of local people doing tai chi, performing local opera, and other vibrant activities. If you visit the park in November or December, you will see a huge flock of red-beaked seagulls that migrate from Siberia.

Day 2 Kunming-Huize

Sightseeing and Activities: Da Hai Cao Shan Scenic Area, Huize Mosque
Accommodation: Huize
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, drive about 3.5 hours(211km) to Huize County, Qujing. After lunch, head to Da Hai Cao Shan Scenic Area(1.5hours) and pay a visit for about 90 minutes. Back to Huize County and visit Huize Mosque. 

Day 3 Huize-Zhaotong

Sightseeing and Activities: Yulu Geosuture, Zhaotong Baxian Mosque, Zhaoyang Old Town
Accommodation: Zhaotong
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, drive to Yulu Geosuture(YuluDadifeng) to admire the splendid work of nature. Back to Huize for lunch and then drive to Zhaotong(about 2 hours). Visit Baxian Grand Mosque in Zhaotong, which is built in 1730. Then move on to Zhaotong city and visit Zhaoyang Old Town, which has a history of more than 200 years.

Day 4 Zhaotong

Sightseeing and Activities: Dashanbao Scenic Area, Jigong Mountain, Ludian Tuogu Mosque
Accommodation: Zhaotong
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Jigong Mountain of Dashanbao Nature Reserve, Zhaotong

In the morning, drive to Dabaoshan Scenic Area(1.5 hours) which is 79 km from the downtown. It is also the wintering habitat of the black-necked crane. The scenery of Jigong Mountain is a must-see for tourists, especially the sea of clouds. Move on to Ludian County and visit Tuogu MosqueWith a unique style of architecture, the Tuogu Mosque is a first-class mosque in Yunnan province, second to none among the 100 mosques in Zhaotong. With a long history, it was known as the “ancestral temple” in Yunnan province. It amazed people with its building techniques, as well as scientific and reasonable structure. 

After visiting, drive back to Zhaotong City.

Day 5 Zhaotong-Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Nancheng Mosque
Accommodation: Kunming
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Drive back to Kunming after breakfast. After arriving in Kunming, you will go to pray at Nancheng Mosque. The Nancheng Mosque is the largest mosque in Kunming, it was constructed during the Tang Dynasty and continued to be renovated and reconstructed through the Qing Dynasty. The mosque’s design reflects that of Chinese temples due to the Buddhist culture.

Day 6 Departure from Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Departure from Kunming
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure before going to airport for your departure flight. Service ends.

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Service Included:

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

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.