1-Day Panorama Tour in Kunming

Summary

In the morning, you will meet your tour guide at gate of Green Lake Hotel (No. 6 Cuihu South Road) and walk through Green lake park, the bustling green center of Kunming. Stroll through this beautiful park to see the daily life of modern Chinese people, where people practice Taichi, local middle-aged ladies come to ‘square dance’ and grandpa’s jam together with their traditional Chinese instruments. Yunnan military academy, a famous military school from the last century, is on the opposite side of the park. Learn about recent Chinese military history and Kunming’s importance as a military center. Then we take a car to Zhuanxing Market which is one of the most popular markets in Kunming city. You can see all kinds of food, like fresh fruit and vegetables, varieties of sausages and seasoning, handmade noodles and even roasted suckling pig used in ceremonies. For lunch, you can try lots of local snacks there. The Dian Opera stage is hidden inside this market. Dian Opera, also known as Yunnan Opera, is an ancient form of opera specific from this region and was even named an intangible cultural heritage in China. You can sit here and have a rest while watching the opera. Later we will head to Zhuangxing Park, where you can see how the seniors of Kunming entertain themselves during the day. After the trip your tour guide will help you get to your next destination.

Tour info

Duration
1 day
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Our tour takes place in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province and a historical and cultural city. Throughout China she’s also called “Spring City” because her climate is like spring all year round. In this trip we will show you Kunming daily life. We will visit Yunnan military academy, a famous military school in the last century and see locals dancing and doing exercise in the green lake park. Then we will head to the most popular market in Kunming, the Zhuanxing Market, with a Dian Opera stage hidden in its midst. Highlights: • Yunnan military academy: Visit one of the famous military academies in Yunnan in the last century. • Zhuanxing Market: Explore this bustling place that reflects the real Kunming people’s way of life. • Dian opera: Enjoy this unique Yunnan opera, a cultural heritage from the old days.

What’s included?

  • 2 bottles of local drinking water per person per day

  • Experienced private English-speaking tour guides

  • Supplement for the tour guide (meals)

  • 24/7 English-speaking customer services

  • Government taxes

  • Lunch and Dinner

  • Shopping

  • Chinese visa

  • Personal expenses

  • Domestic and international flights

  • Tourist bus / minibus transportation between airport / train station

  • Personal Travel Accident Insurance.

  • Tips for drivers and guides, highly appreciated but not requested

  • Things not mentioned in this itinerary

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Before you book

  • Duration: 24h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Wonders Of Yunnan Travel Agency is a professional and reliable Kunming based tour operator specialized on tailor-made tours in Yunnan and other regions in Southwest China. As a subsidiary of the well established Travel Company KSCI Travel Co. Ltd, we can draw upon many years of experience in the Chinese travel market since 1981. Wonders Of Yunnan is qualified to run the business for overseas tourists traveling in China, offering complete travel solutions (tour packages, customized trips, transfers, hotel bookings, flight ticket bookings) and Meeting-Incentive-Conference-Event (MICE) services to our clients at competitive prices. You are welcome to visit our website or our office in Kunming for more information!

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