Stone Forest Day Tour

Summary

Your tour guide and vehicle will pick you up at your hotel in Kunming City about 9am and then transfer to the Stone Forest, which is located 80 kilometers south-east of Kunming (approx. 2 hours). The Stone Forest is a fantastic natural phenomenon. Its various shapes of karst landscape were formed due to the millions of years’ movement of the Earth. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people with unique folk customs. Their colorful embroidery and dances, combined with the natural scenery, will surely leave a deep impression on you. Lunch is arranged at a popular local restaurant. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel by 6:00 pm.

Tour info

Duration
1 day
Group Size
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Book this private tour to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Naigu Stone Forest (乃古石林) and Suogeyi Sani village. Naigu Stone Forest is classified as a AAAAA-class scenic area but it is much less touristy than the Major and Minor Stone Forest in Stone Forest Scenic Area). The Suogeyi Village Sani village (所各邑村) is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site for a huge area of limestone landscape. You'll walk on the stone-paved trails through the unique limestone formations and trek up to the peak to get a bird-eye view of the entire site. We'll bring you to eat like a local in a local Yi restaurant for lunch before heading to the village.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Kunming City

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Driver

  • Lunch

  • Gratuities

  • Lunch (about 20-30rmb per person)

  • Entrance fees (60rmb for Naigu Stone Forest)

  • Food and drinks

  • Surcharge: tolls you pay when you pass the toll station (65rmb for a single trip for a 5-7 seats car)

  • Surcharge: Fuel (100rmb for a 5 seats car and 150rmb for the 7 seats car/van, you pay the driver directly)

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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.

About operator:

Welcome to 51 Adventures. We're a team of experts in local culture and history in Yunnan. We're dedicated to providing our customers with off-the-beaten adventures Our guides/drivers are passionate about sharing their experience with travelers all over the world. We speak excellent English and we're also careful and experienced drivers. Most importantly, we're reliable and responsible and we're ready to provide the best service to meet the satisfaction of our respected customers. Yunnan is perhaps the most diverse and beautiful region in all over China, which reflects in its extraordinary mix of ethnic groups and peoples and in the splendor of its landscapes. That combination of superlative sights and different ethnic groups has made southwest China one of the trendiest destination. More than half of China's minority groups reside here, providing a glimpse into China's hugely varied mix of humanity.

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