6 Days Lincang Tea Culture Tour with Wa Ethnic Minority Discovery

Dianhong Black Tea and Pu’er Tea are two famous teas in Yunnan Province and China. So experience the Pu’er Tea and Dianhong Black Tea culture is an unique and special activity in Yunnan. The mysterious tea culture in Yunnan will make your tour memorable. During this 6 days tour, you can appreciate the charming landscape with ancient tea garden here , enjoy Wa people traditional culture and lean tea culture .


  • Explore the local life and culture of Wa Ethnic Minority.
  • Enjoy the tea and learn some traditional tea cultures.
  • Mystery ancient tea garden adventure.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1 Lincang Arrival
  • Day 2 Lincang – Fengqing
  • Day 3 Fengqing – Lushi – Fengqing
  • Day 4 Fengqing – Yunxian – Lincang
  • Day 5 Lincang – Cangyuan
  • Day 6 Cangyuan Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Lincang Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities
Accommodation: Lincang
Meals: None

Take a flight to Lincang, the local guide and driver will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for overnight. 

Day 2 Lincang-Fengqing

Sightseeing and Activities: Xiashan Organic Tea Factory and tea plantation, Dianhong Tea Factory and tea plantation 
Accommodation: Fengqing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Have breakfast at hotel, then we will drive to Mengyou Township after breakfast to visit the tea making in Xiashan Organic Tea Factory and tea plantation. Then continue driving to Fengqing County, you can enjoy a tour of the Dianhong Tea Factory and tea plantation where you can enjoy tasting the black tea and learn about the drying process of the tea leaves and the production. 

Day 3 Fengqing-Lushi-Fengqing

Sightseeing and Activities: Lushi Old Town
Accommodation: Fengqing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Lushi Old Town in Fengqing County, Lincang

Drive to visit the Lushi Old Town this morning. As the most important town of the Ancient Tea Horse Caravan Road in the past, Lushi Old Town is situated in the northeast of Fengqing County, about 84 km from the county seat. It’s known for its long history and profound culture. The street was expanded a lot because of the contacting caravans. The local architectures were influenced by the traditional residences of Bai ethnic minority and Nanzhao Kingdom. Lushi Ancient Town is the important place for the discovery of Ancient Tea and Horse Caravan Road.

After visiting, drive back to Fengqing for overnight.

Day 4 Fengqing-Yunxian-Lincang

Sightseeing and Activities: Chafang Township, Dazhai Township
Accommodation: Lincang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

This morning, drive to Chafang Township(茶房乡) in Yunxian County to visit acient tea trees and tea plantation. Then drive to visit Dazhai Township(大寨镇) to visit acient tea trees and tea plantation. Both Chafang Township and Dazhai Township are known as the lands of tea in Yunnan Province. After that drive to Lincang in the late afternoon.

Day 5 Lincang-Cangyuan

Sightseeing and Activities: Guangyun Burmese Temple, Wengding Village
Accommodation: Lingcang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Guangyun Burmese Temple in Cangyuan County, Lincang

After breakfast, we will head to Cangyuan, on the way, to visit the  Guangyun Burmese Temple, which is built in Qing dynasty and has influence on Theravada Buddhism among southwestern ethnic groups of Yunnan.

Head for Wengding Village after lunch, you will enjoy the Wooden Drum Dance of Wa ethnic group in the village and experience the ethnic life with local people. Wengding Wa original herd small villages in Cangyuan Wa Autonomous County Weng small village, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, rich ethnic customs, Weng dingzhai retain the original architectural style and residential Wa Wa traditions of the original, is by far the most well-preserved primitive village herd, Lincang customs humanities is the must-tourism attractions.

-Guangyun Burmese Temple is one of the most influential temples that have influence on Theravada Buddhism among southwestern ethnic groups of Yunnan. It is a Theravada Buddhism building that located in the north of Mengdong town in Canyuan county, which is built in Qing dynasty, and also called “Xuetang Burmese Temple”. It is has been 170 years since Guanyuan Burmese Temple was built in 1828, when Wang government has a civil war with GengMa chieftain and then appoint HanRonggao as a new chieftain. Its constructing style was influenced mostly by Han people; meanwhile, it maintained the basic style of Theravada temples. It is a combination of external style of Han buildings and internal decoration style in courtyard of Dai people, such a unique construction style it is! Guangyun Burmese Temple was listed into the third batch of national key protection cultural relics by the State Council on January 13, 1988, due to its important position of history, territory, humanity cultures and religions.

Day 6 Cangyuan Departure

Sightseeing and Activities
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Pick up from hotel and move to Cangyuan Airport for the departure flight back to Kunming. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

City 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostel
Lincang City / Golden Begonia Dong Gang Hotel Lincang Yunchen Hotel
Local Guesthouse
Fengqing County / Dianhong Hotel Fengqing Puningyu Courtyard Inn Local Guesthouse
Cangyuan / / Jinwa Hotel
Cangyuan Yinfeng Guesthouse

Service Included:

1. Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
2. Meals as listed in the itinerary;
3.Accommodation with breakfast as listed in the itinerary;
4.Private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle for transfers & sightseeing;
5.Service charge & government taxes;
6. Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
7. Two bottles of mineral water each day;
8.Travel Agency’s Responsibility Insurance. 

Service Excluded:

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