The rates below are indicative, and they may vary slightly depending on the season or hotel availability.
Price per person based on
With driver + An English-speaking guide
The hotels are mentioned in the itinerary (includes breakfast).
Transfers by private vehicle with a driver during the whole journey. For the group without a guide, if necessary, the driver will also act as a guide. Otherwise, it will be equipped with a smartphone translator to facilitate communication.
Accompaniment by an English-speaking guides from the 1st day (if this option has been chosen).
For the group without a guide, a smartphone will be given on your arrival. You will always be in contact with our 24-hour service. We are going to offer you restaurants with their locations, you can also try cashless payment anywhere in China (we rarely use cash in China for payment).
Accommodation and meals for your guides and drivers.
One bottle of mineral water per day per person.
The price does not include
International and domestic flights.
Lunches and dinners.
Entrance tickets for tours and activities, to be paid for directly on site (around 380 RMB per person). 50% reductions sometimes for travelers over 60, free possible for those over 70.
Tips for guides and drivers (It is recommended 160 RMB / day in total for the driver guide).
Accident, repatriation, and health insurance.
The visa fees.
You can also check out our organized small group tours here
To facilitate your stay, we suggest that you change your quotes on arrival and departure at the current exchange rate. The formalities to be completed in Chinese banks are particularly tedious
For each city, we have recommended two or three hotels for you to choose from below. The first hotel listed has been pre-selected by Ciel Yunnan.
If you have more days for your trip, it’s possible to add/choose the extensions/excursions associated with this trip.
Puzhehei, also known as “Little Guilin” (+ 1 day) This region is home to magnificent limestone landscapes. Have a pleasant boat trip to discover lakes, caves, karst peaks, visit the ethnic minority settlements and enjoy the unspoiled ecological environment after arriving in Puzhehei.
The red lands of Luoxiagou (+ 1~2 days): Departure by road to Dongchuan (3h30/4hrs), a paradise for photographers. Still little known by tourists, Dongchuan is a mountainous agricultural region that offers magnificent landscapes of terraced fields that hug the relief. These iron-rich red soils mixed with the white, green, and yellow colors of the crops form unique pictures to surprises and fascinate travelers.
Luoping, the sea of canola (+ 1~2 days): 228 kilometers east of Kunming, Luoping is located on the border of Yunnan and Guizhou. Luoping’s immense expanse of flowering canola fields is arguably the most extraordinary artificial “sea” in the world. During the blooming, which always takes place in February and March, the “sea of canola flowers” in Luoping offers a superb panorama.
Yuanyang: The best season to visit Yuanyang Rice Terrace is spring (from mid-February to April) because the rice fields are full of water, and they make up thousands of mirrors that reflect the sky.
Some information about Yuanyang’s landscapes over the seasons.
Yuanyang rice fields are filled with water from November to the end of February. From the beginning of March, the land is prepared for the following plantation and will last all the month of April. The rice begins to grow in May, then from June, the rice fields take on green colors, then yellow during the months of July to September. The harvests last all the month of October, and the rice fields are cleaned then put back in the water at the end of November/beginning of December.