The cultural manifold is as big as the country itself! For the interested traveler South-West China offers an almost inexhaustible variety of ethnic, art, music, history, language and philosophy. You decide on the focal points of your trip and we will be more than happy organizing a corresponding trip for you! Our trained, local tour guides know about the local customs and practices and will be helping you to understand them.
Travel along one of the oldest trading routes
Travel the Yunnan Province along the Tea and Horse Road, an ancient trail network in Yunnan for trade between the tea growing areas in the southern Yunnan Province and Tibet. Travel along the Yunnan part of the Tea and Horse Road as it winds down from the Tibetan plateau towards the old town of Dali. The ancient Tea and Horse Road first appeared during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), and lasted until the construction of the Tibetan highways in the 1960s.
The comprehensive Yunnan Tour
A trip through Yunnan Province in south-west China. On this trip, we shall carry you off into the spectacular landscapes of the north of Yunnan Province, where you will experience some of the lesser known tribes of Yunnan Province: the Bai, Naxi, Yi, as well as the Tibetans. A many-faceted trip through rural China far away from big groups of tourists. Ideal for travelers who want to experience the “real” China and at the same time not miss the most important sights.
In the "Kingdom of Daughters"
This wonderful journey gives you an insight into the cultural and ethnic variety of the Yunnan Province. The visit of the idyllic Lugu Lake with the unique matriarchal society of the Mosuo people is just one of many highlights of this tour. While traveling through the stunning landscapes of Northern Yunnan you come across century old villages, Tibetan monasteries, deep gorges and colorful ethnic groups. A tour which will inspire even the experienced traveler!
Crossborder overland tour from Laos to Southern Yunnan
During this fascinating overland journey from the laid back life style of Laos to the beautiful Yunnan province we drive through some of the remotest and most fascinating areas of South-East Asia; regions that are not much travelled by western tourists. A trip full of friendly faces, stunning contrasts and some of the most breathtaking landscapes Southeast Asia has to offer.
Travel the south of the Yunnan Province
Travel to the Rice Terraces of Yuanyang: Set amongst amazing scenery high above the Red River Valley in the southern Yunnan Province in South-West China, the rice terraces of Yuanyang rank amongst the most beautiful terraced rice fields in Asia. Since June 2013, the Yuanyang rice terraces have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Enjoy an unforgettable sunrise over the rice terraces of Yuanyang and stoll along the streets of ancient Jianshui Village.
The comprehensive Yunnan Tour
This Yunnan Tour is recomendable for travelers with limited time who are keen to see the major sites of the Yunnan Province. You get a glimpse of the traditional Chinese city life in Kunming, experience the rich Tibetan Culture in Zhongdian, visit Lijiang's famous old town and take a stroll in the streets of Dali, the former capital of the Nanzhao Kingdom. A varied journey with great scenery, beautiful nature as well as bustling Chinese cities.
Discover the most important sights of Yunnan within 4 days
Discover the most important sights of Yunnan within 4 days. Experience the mysterious Stone Forrest, visit Dali with it's three pagodas and dive into Liijiang's world famous old town. This tour will enable you to see as much as possible within a very short time. It is also perfect as an stop-over for your trip to Asia.
A tour designed for the traveler who does not only want to see the major places of interest but also experience some of the local rural life and witness parts of Yunnan’s most spectacular landscapes. You take a walk through the fascinating Yuanyang Rice Terraces and travel along the legendary "Tea and Horse Road" from Dali to the Tibetan Highlands. You get a glimpse of the Tibetan culture in Shangri-La, maybe the Shangri-La described by James Hilton in his Novel "the lost Horizon".
The art of Tea making
For centuries Pu’er Tea has been cultivated in the mountainous area of southern Yunnan and its quality is gaining on popularity all around the world. With this trip we offer you a unique in depth experience of the art of tea making. You stay at the home of a local tea farmer, right in the heart of one of China’s most significant tea planting areas. From the villagers you will learn how tea is picked, fried, rolled and dried; and you will be able to press your own tea cake from the tea you have made!