7 Days Kunming, XishuangBanna and Puer Family Tour with Tropical Forest and Ethnic Culture Discovery

There are two green lungs existing in the whole world: one in Amazon while another in Xishuangbanna. It has been reputed to be not only the Kingdom of rare animals, plants and fruit, but also a tourist city with the largest number of class 5A tourist spots: the Original Forest Park, the Tropical Botanical Garden, Wild Elephant Valley, Dai Village, Olive Dame, Wangtianshu Scenic Area and Jinuoshan Mountain, etc. This is a family tour for family members to enjoy luxury time together and have some interactions to promote family affection. 

Highlights:

  • Explore enchanting tropical rain forest to feel the wonder of nature.
  • Have an hiking tour and lose yourself into marvelous scenery.
  • Step into ethnic village to feel ethnic minority’s culture and mysterious atmosphere.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Jinghong Arrival
  • Day 2: Jinghong – Menglun
  • Day 3: Menglun
  • Day 4: Menglun – Dai Ethnic Village
  • Day 5: Dai Ethnic Village – Jinghong – Puer – Mojiang
  • Day 6: Mojiang – Kunming
  • Day 7: Departure from Lijiang

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Jinghong

Sightseeing and Activities: Arrive in Jinghong
Accommodation: Jinghong
Meals: None

Upon your arrival, you tour guide and driver will pick you up from the airport and then transfer you to the hotel for relax. You can explore the city on your own and have meals then. Gaozhuang (告庄) night fair is recommended.

Day 2 Jinghong – Menglun

Sightseeing and Activities: Aini Village, rainforest hiking
Accommodation: Menglun Town
Meals:Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning, drive to Aini Village which is located in a mysterious tropical rainforest. Aini people is one branch of Hani people. The village is abundant with vegetables, fruits, birds, flowers and animals. Take part in the rainforest climbing race to challange yourself. Have your lunch in the forest – rainforest feast.

After lunch, start your rainforest hiking tour with local adults lead you the way and protect you from dangers. Along your way, you can catch some crabs and fish in the stream, cut some pineapples and pick some tropical fruits to totally have fun in the rainforest.

Have Aini specialties for dinner.

Day 3 Menglun

Sightseeing and Activities: Menglun Botanical Garden
Accommodation: Menglun Town
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning, drive to Menglun Botanical Garden for natural research. You can explore the raining “rainy tree”,  wormy common nepenthes, crucial strangler, colorful “hanging garden”, taste-changeable fruits, color-changeable flowers, dancing grass and  duly flowering flowers, etc. Have peacock feast for your lunch and have a short break.

Then start your flavor tour — Part 1: learn to distinguish differnt plants by their flavors and get to know several kinds of eating and medicinal plant. Part2: choose one kind of plant to write a growth diary. Have your dinner and relax yourselves in the garden at the late afternoon.

Then, explore the garden at night and back to the hotel.

Day 4 Menglun – Dai Ethnic Village

Sightseeing and Activities: Menglun-Dai Ethnic Village
Accommodation: Dai Ethnic Village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

In the morning, drive to the local morning market to learn about the local food culture by exploring the category and eadible methods of tropical vegetables and fruits. Then, drive to a Dai ethnic village to appreciate its natural sceneries and ethnic culture. You will have your lunch and dinner in the village. There are many activities you can take part in: make new friends under the banyan tree, water-sprinkle, carve palm-leaf manuscript, pottery-making and paper-making. At night, have fun in the evening gala with local natives and maybe you can learn a Dai song from your local friends (this could be cancled if it rians).

Day 5 Dai Ethnic Village – Jinghong – Puer – Mojiang

Sightseeing and Activities: Dai Ethnic Village-Jinghong-Puer-Mojiang
Accommodation: Mojiang
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

In the morning, drive to visit Puer Tea Culture Museum and Mohei ancient town. You can stroll on the Ancient Tea Horse Road and Wind-Rain Bridge in the Bixi Ancient Town. Have Simao specialty for lunch in a Hani ethnic village.
After lunch, drive to Mojiang County – the host city of the Internatianl Twins Festival. Have a 1.5-hour rest in the hotel after arrived at Mojiang County.

Then, drive to visit the Sun Square and have dinner in the park. You can also visit the twin well and explore the night sky there.  

Day 6 Mojiang – Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities: Mojiang-Kunming
Accommodation: Kunming
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning, drive back to Kunming with the world’ highest bridge on the way. Drive to Ancient Dian Kingdom for lunch and then head for Dounan – the biggest flower market in China. Enjoy a flower class and make a flower gift for your families (we provide the basic material and you can buy some flowers on your own). After that, have the flower feast for dinner and back to the hotel.

Transfer to Dounan Flower Market, which is the largest fresh flower trading market in China. Shopping in the flower market to buy some fresh flowers for the flower art lesson. You can take the flower art craft away as a gift for your family. Enjoy the flower feast.

Day 7 Departure from Kunming

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

Escort to airport. Please ensure your reserved flight is at a departure time after 15:00 pm for our convenience of escorting you to airport.

Recommended Hotels

Destination 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostels
Jinghong Jinhong Qixi Hotel  Jinghong Ninty-Seven Daiyun Theme Hotel  Fanyin Shuyuan Hotel  Jinghong Daixiang Vocational Hotel 
Menglun Wanglian Hotel / / /
Mojiang / Gemini Hotel Mijng Qiyuan Minority Theme Hotel /
Kunming Sofitel Hotel Wenhui Hotel Jinhua Hotel  T&T Story Hotel

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.

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.