7 Days Best Yunnan Golf Tour to Kunming, Dali and Lijiang

7 Days Yunnan Golf and Sightseeing Tour will take you to play the best of Yunnan golf courses in Kunming Spring City Golf and Lake Resort, Dali Stone Golf Course and Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club. Yunnan is the paradise for golf playing in China.This Yunnan golf tour will focus on the three most beautiful golf courses in Yunnan. There are Kunming Spring City Golf and Lake Resort including the Mountain Course and Lake Course; Dali Stone Mountain Golf and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club (3100meters) with the highest elevation in Asia. You also will visit the most beautiful attractions of Yunnan including Stone Forest in Kunming, Erhai Lake, Dlai Old Town, Lijiang Ancient Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Black Dragon Pool.


  • Play golf at famous golf courses of Kunming, Dali, Lijiang.
  • Visit some charming must-see attractions of Kunming, Dali and Lijiang.
  • The top ten golf in China—-Kunming Spring City Golf and Lake Resort;
  • The highest golf course in Asia—Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club in Lijiang;
  • Ethnic Culture: Yi, Bai, Naxi, Tibetan, Lisu and Mosuo ethnic minorities in Kunming, Dali, and Lijiang;
  • Beautiful Lakes: Dianchi Lake, Yangzonghai Lake, Erhai Lake;
  • Wonderful snow mountain:Jade Drason Snow Mountain in Lijiang, Cangshan Mountain in Dali;
  • Ancient Towns of The Tea Horse Caravan: Dali, Xizhou, Lijiang, Shuhe, Baisha ancient towns and villages;
  • Wonders of the Earth: The Stone Forest in Kunming;
  • Buddhist Pilgrimage: Three Pagodas and Chongsheng Monastery in Dali;

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kunming Arrival
  • Day 2: Kunming Spring City Golf
  • Day 3: Kunming Spring City Golf-Dali
  • Day 4: Dali
  • Day 5: Dali- Lijiang
  • Day 6: Lijiang
  • Day 7: Departure from Lijiang

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities:Kunming Arrival, Yangzonghai Lake
Accommodation: Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Villa
Meals: Dinner

Upon arrival at the Kunming International Airport, your local guide will meet you, drive to Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort for overnight.

You’ll begin your journey to the diverse and captivating province of Yunnan from the capital city, Kunming. Upon arrival at Kunming railway station your local guide will meet you, and then drive to Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort for overnight.

Day 2 Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort-Kunming Stone Forest

Sightseeing and Activities: The Mountain Course of Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, Kunming Stone Forest
Accommodation: Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Villa
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Large Stone Forest in Shilin County, Kunming

In the morning, play golf at the Mountain Course of Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort.a premier integrated golf resort in Kunming, comprises luxury villas and two championship golf courses – the Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus and the Lake Course by Robert Trent Jones Jr.  Surrounded by mountains and beside the limpid lake, the Spring City Golf & Lake Resort is one of the most beautiful golf holiday resorts in the world, hence the name of the golf paradise in Asia. It is Located in Kunming city in south China, this golfing. Jack Nicklaus designed this golf resort. In June 1999, the US Golf Digest evaluated it as No.1 Golf resort in China and Hong Kong.

None golf Wives Activities in the morning:
Activity 1 Yangzonghai Lake Hiking Tour
09:30-11:30 Meeting in the lobby of Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort(春城高尔夫大堂集合)
Hike 4 KM around Yangzonghai Lake,(徒步阳宗海4公里)
Visit the villages and enjoy the nice view of Yangzonghai Lake;(阳宗海湖边村寨游览,拍摄抚仙湖美景)
Activity 2: Happy Farm
10:30-12:30 Meeting in the lobby of Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort
Vegetable encyclopedia (In both Chinese and English); happy handwriting;Feeding small cute animals;The farmer experience;Vegetable picking.

Then drive to visit Stone Forest in the afternoon. There is a local saying: ‘It is a waste of time not to visit the Stone Forest while visiting Kunming’, which vividly expresses the deep love of the local people toward this world wonder. The quintessential karst landscape makes every tourist lost in wonder.  After the tour transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3 Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort- Dali

Sightseeing and Activities:the Lake Course of Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, Yuantong Temple, Flower and Birds Market, Dali Old Town
Accommodation: Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club Villa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Train Schedule: Kunming Railway Station-Dali: D3802 15:28-17:26

Dali Ancient Town
Dali Ancient Town

In the morning you will play golf at the Lake Course of Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort. 

Activities for None golf Wivies in the morning:
After breakfast, check out in the hotel, transfer to Kunming for visiting. Visit Yunnan Ethnic Villages, Haigeng Park and Dianchi Lake.
Endowed with lofty hills, beautiful pools, exquisite traditional houses and rare plants, Yunnan Nationalities Village, aka Yunnan Ethnic Village, showcases the architectural styles, religious beliefs, and folk customs of 26 ethnic groups in exquisite detail. Backing on the Western Hill Forest Park and adjacent to Dianchi Lake, a pearl on Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, the village is 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) far from downtown Kunming. It covers an area of 84 hectares (208 acres), including 31 hectares (76 acres) of water area.
Husbands take the other car to meet wivies in Yakou Laozhai Restaurant (Dianchi Road) (丫口老寨餐厅/滇池路店) for Yunnan ethnic style lunch.
After lunch drive back to Kunming Railway Station to catch the speed train from Kunming to Dali.
Arrive in Dali, meet the local guide and driver, transfer to the hotel in Dali Old Town. You will be free to explore Dali Old Town at night.

Day 4 Dali

Sightseeing and Activities: Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club, Three Pagodas, Dali Old Town
Accommodation: Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club Villa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club

After breakfast, take the high speed train to Dali(2 hours). Upon your arrival, meet your local guide and driver, drive to play golf at Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club. After the golf, you will visit the Three Pagoda in Chongshen Temple, which is a typical historical symbol of Yunnan. It is also one of the oldest sublime architecture in South China.

Activities for None golf Wives in the morning:
Take the cableway to visit Cangshan Mountain, Ximatan Cableway (3900 meters), or Gantong Cableway (2600 meters).
Or wivies can go to learn Tie dye making of Bai ethnic people in Zhoucheng Village. (Can be changed.)
Bai People’s tie-dyeing is known as “pimple dyeing” in the folk, that is, before dyeing, the white cloth is overlapped or tightened with needles and threads according to the designed pattern, presenting a “pimple” shape. After repeated impregnation, the untreated “knots” are separated into various flower shapes.

Meet in the Dali Stone Golf and transfer to have lunch in Dali Old Town.
After lunch, you will visit the Three Pagoda in Chongshen Temple, which is a typical historical symbol of Yunnan. It is also one of the oldest sublime architecture in South China.
At last, you will visit Dali Old City, a historically and culturally famous city of China, is renowned for her historical interest. During the Tang and Song Dynasties, it was the capital of Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms, the political, economic and cultural centre of Yunnan, an important gateway of cultural exchange and trading with southeastern Asian countries, and an important pass of the ancient “Silk Route of the South”. It has long enjoyed the reputation of “a land of letters”.

Day 5 Dali -Lijiang

Sightseeing and Activities:the Erhai Lake Cruise, Xizhou Town, Lijiang Old Town, Black Dragon Pool and Dongba Culture Museum
Accommodation: Lijiang Pulman Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Erhai Lake in Dali

In the morning, you’ll travel in the Erhai Lake by boat and visit Tianjingge Pavillion. Erhai Lake is the largest highland lake next to Dianchi and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China. It means, ‘sea shaped like an ear’, in Chinese. Implying that the lake is ear shaped and as large as a sea, hence it was so named. The lake covers an area of 250 square kilometers and is located about two kilometers east of Dali.

After landing, you will head for Xizhou Town to fully appreciate Bai-style architecture, taste their fragrant three-course tea and explore their distinctive culture.

Then drive about 2 hours to Lijiang. You will be free in Lijiang Old Town. Lijiang Old Town has a history more than 800 years; it was listed as the World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO 1997. Here you will see the wonderful wooden architecture of Naxi ethnic people.

Day 6 Lijiang

Sightseeing and Activities:Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club, the Spruce Meadow,Baishuihe River
Accommodation: Lijiang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Course

In the morning you’ll visitGanhaizi Meadow, Baishui(White Water) River; take the chairlift to visit the Spruce Meadow of the Yulong Snow Mountain, which stretches a length of 35 kilometers (22 miles) and a width of 20 kilometers (13 miles). Looking from Lijiang Old Town in the south which is 15 kilometers (nine miles) away, the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain resembles a jade dragon lying in the clouds, hence, the name Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

After the Spruce Meadow, you will play the golf at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club, which is well-known as the highest golf course in Asia. Situated in Ganhaizi at the eastern foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, this golf course was open to the public in October 2001.

Activities for None golf Wivies in the afternoon:
Enjoy the outdoors performance Impression Lijiang directed by Zhang Yimou in Ganhaizi Meadow.
Impression Lijiang is a cultural show which demonstrates the traditions and lifestyle of local Naxi, Yi and Bai ethnics of the area. It is the second outdoor production (after Impression Liu Sanjie in Yangshuo, Guilin) of famous Chinese film director Zhang Yimou, who co-directed the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. The open-air performance takes place inside Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Park at 3500 meters in an outdoor theater specifically designed to showcase the mountain which is used as a breath-taking backdrop.

Day 7 Lijiang- Departure

Optional Sightseeing and Activities:Mu Palace and Wangu Tower on the top of the Lion Hill behind Lijiang Old Town
Accommodation: Lijiang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Black Dragon Pool Lijiang Train Schedule: Lijiang-Kunming D9854 09:24-12:56 (Optional)

In the morning you will be free until you take the flight for returning. If you have enough time, we will recommend you to visit Mu Palace and Wangu Tower on the top of the Lion Hill behind Lijiang Old Town.
Take the speed train from Lijiang to Kunming, change the flight back to Malaysia; Or see off in Lijiang Airport.
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Recommended Hotels

Destination 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostel
Kunming Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Wenhui Hotel Jinhua Hotel T&T Story Hotel
Dali Dali Stone Mountain Golf Villa Shouyi Boutique Hotel Dali Taihe Boutique Inn Dali Fengxue Gucheng
Lijiang Pullman Hotel Wangfu Hotel Liwang Hotel Baisha Holiday Resort

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;
  • High speed train tickets from Kunming to Dali(2nd class seat).

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.