8 Days Dali, Lincang and Puer Tea Tour with Fengqing Dianhong Black Tea Factory

Dianhong Black Tea and Puer Tea are two famous teas in Yunnan Province and China. So to experience the Puer 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. 


  • Experience the local life and ethnic culture.
  • Appreaciate the charming landscape.
  • Enjoy the tea and learn some traditional tea cultures.

Breif Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive in Dali by High Speed Train
  • Day 2 Dali-Weishan-Nianjian-Xiaowan
  • Day 3 Xiaowan-Fengqing
  • Day 4 Fengqing-Yunxian-Lincang
  • Day 5 Lincang-Mengku-Lincang
  • Day 6 Lincang – Jinggu-Ninger County
  • Day 7 Ninger County-Puer
  • Day 8 Departure from Puer

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Kunming to Dali by Train

Sightseeing and Activities: Kunming to Dali by Train
Accommodation: Dali
Meals: Lunch

Welcome to Kunming, the Spring City of China! Upon arrival at the Kunming airport/train station, the local driver will meet you in the arrival hall and escort you to Kunming train station. You’ll take overnight train to Dali.
Visit Xiaguan Tuocha Tea Factory, Dali Acient Town, Three Pagodas Temple and Erhai Lake.

Day 2 Dali-Weishan-Nianjian-Xiaowan

Sightseeing and Activities: Weishan Old Town, Nanjian Tulin Tea Factory, Xiangzhuqing Acient Tea Trees(香竹箐古茶树)
Accommodation: Xiaowan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Dali Ancient Town

You will arrive in Dali this morning, the local tour guide and driver will meet you at Dali train station. After breakfast, you’ll be driven to visit Weishan Old Town. Weishan old town was the cradle of Nanzhao kingdom(a kindom established by Yi Minority), the history can be traced back to 7th century. Its a very nice old town and not touristic. It was a important town on the ancient tea and horse road. You will also enjoy the traditional Bai people’s building design. Then drive to Nanjian(6 hours), stop to visit Nanjian Tulin Tea Factory for few hours. Continue the driving to Xiangzhuqing village in Xiaowan township of Fengqing County. Pay a visit to Xiangzhuqing Acient Tea Trees. In Xiangzhuqing village, lies a massive, ancient tree. Colloquially referred to as the Mother tea tree, this magnificent giant is about 35 feet tall (which is extremely tall for a tea tree), and is so wide that it’s said that it takes eight people holding outstretched hands to full surround the tree. Besides her gargantuan size, this tree is also remarkable for its unmatched history. This ancient tree is recorded as being over 3,200 years old, it is called “the Mother of Tea Trees”.

Day 3 Xiaowan-Fengqing

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

This morning, drive from Xiaowan Township to Mengyou Township to visit the tea making in Xiashan Organic Tea Factory and tea plantation. After breakfast drive 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 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-Mengku-Lincang

Sightseeing and Activities: Bingdao village, Mengku Township
Accommodation: Lingcang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Mangbang Village of Dongbanshan Mountain in Mengku Town, Lincang

This early morning, drive to Mengku Township first, then drive to Bingdao village(冰岛), which is Luhu tribal village surrounded by green mountains and is the origin of the tea plantation in China. You will see several huge ancient tea trees over 2000 years old! You will have a chance to see this rare, unique village of the Lahu people. They are known to wear colorful, traditional clothes. 

In the late afternoon, visit Lincang Tea Culture and Customs Garden and Lincang tea factories. Lying in the suburb of the Lin Xiang District, the 110 hectare scenic zone is one of the 25 most heated attractions of Yunnan Province. Here you will get to wander through this giant tea garden as well as learn deeper of the Chinese Yunnan tea culture. 

After you will visit the Lincang tea factory for lessons in Lincang’s Puer. What makes Lincang Puer different and unique to the other regions of Yunnan. 

Day 6 Lincang – Jinggu-Ninger County

Sightseeing and Activities: Lincang Tea Culture and Customs Garden
Accommodation: PuerNinger
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Drive from Lincang to Jinggu County and Ninger County.

Day 7 Ninger County-Puer

Sightseeing and Activities: Ninger Ancient Tea Horse Road
Accommodation: Puer
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Drive from Jinggu County to Ninger County;

Day 8 Departure from Puer

Sightseeing and Activities: Departure from Puer
Meals: Breakfast

You will departure from Puer. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

City 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star Hostel
Xiaowan Township / / Xiaowan Hotel Local Guesthouse
Fengqing County / Dianhong Hotel Fengqing Puningyu Courtyard Inn Local Guesthouse
Lincang City / Golden Begonia Dong Gang Hotel Lincang Yunchen Hotel Local 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. 
9. Train tickets from Kunming to Dali.

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.