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8 Days Photograph Tour to Yuanmou, Dongchuan, Jianshui, and Yuanyang

8 Days Photograph Tour to Yuanmou, Dongchuan, Jianshui, and Yuanyang

Suitable Time: All Year

Feature: a. This classic tour program is the one of the best choice while you first visit Yunnan.
b. No shopping!

Day 01 – Arrival in Kunming – Wumao, Yuanmou
On arrival in Kunming, which is known as Spring City, our guide meet you at the airport (It’s better before noon), Then take a private car to Yuanmou (3hrs, 210km). After check in the hotel by Yuanmou Earth Forest Scenic Resort.
Today, you maybe have the opportunity to shoot Wumao Earth Forest in the sunset.

Day – 02: Wumao, Yuanmou – Xinhua, Yuanmou

Get up early to take photos of Wumao (also called Wutiaotan) Earth Forest in the sunrise.
After lunch, we drive the car to Langbapu (also called Xinhua) Earth Forest (1hr, 30km). Check in the hotel and have a rest, go to photograph the Earth Forest in sunset.

Day – 03: Yuanmou – Dongchuan

Today, you have a chance to take photos in sunrise. After breakfast, drive to Dongchuan (7hrs, 300km). You will arrive Dongchuan at about 4:30 pm, then shoot at Dongchuan Red Land along the way, and capture the amazing Light And Shadow at Yuepuao (Music valley) in the sunset.
Continue to go to the local guesthouse. After lunch, have a free time for relaxation.

Day – 04: Dongchuan

In the early morning, take photos at Damakan in sunrise. After breakfast, go around Dongchuan to shoot the red land at Qicaipo (Seven-Color Slope), Jinxiuyuan (Embroidery Garden), Huashitou (Colorful Stone).
After lunch, have a good rest for about 2 hours.
In the afternoon, go to visit An ancient tree which one is called Dragon Tree by locals, Luoxiagou (Sunset Glow Valley), and Huagou (Flower Ravine). Then go back for dinner.

Day – 05: Dongchuan – Jianshui

This morning, have a drive to Jianshui (8hrs, 380km). On the way, you can have some stops for taking photos.
After check in the hotel in Jianshui, go to visit the Zhu’s Family Garden and the Chaoyang Tower, which is located at the east gate of Jianshui County. The tower was built in the year 1389 and has been known as a mini Tiananmen Tower.

Day – 06: Jianshui – Yuanyang

after breakfast, visit Shuanglong (Double Dragon) Bridge – 3km west of Jianshui, the 17-Arch Bridge arches across the confluence of the Lujiang River and the Tachong River. Then go to Family Zhang’s Family Garden and take a look at its arts and values.
Then proceed to Yuanyang (3hrs, 150km), while you arrival, take photos of sunset at Hani people’s rice terraces at Laohuzui (Tiger Mouth) at first.

Day – 07: Yuanyang

Get up very early to take photos around Yuanyang. After visit Duoyishu in the sunrise, drive back to the hotel for breakfast. Pay a visit to the Rice Terraces, enjoy time over picture taking and sightseeing and go to Qingkou Hani Village, where you’ll appreciate the best preserved folk culture of Yuanyang. At last, take photos of sunset at Bada.

Day – 08: Yuanyang – Kunming

Today will be a little tired, take photos at Shengcun village in the early morning, and after breakfast, transfer back to Kunming by private car (around 6.5hrs).
After you arrive Kunming, our tour guide will send you to the airport for your departure flight, and say GOODBYE.

Group Size

Using Comfortable Hotel

2 people


3 people


4 people


5 people


6 people


7 people


8 people


9 people


10 people


11 people


12 people


Single Room Supplement


Remark: The price above are based on 2 persons sharing 1 standard room. If you prefer a single room on you own, please pay single room supplement.
You will stay at 4-star hotel every night in Kunming, and about 3-star hotel, or the best local guesthouse in other towns or villages.


Comfortable Hotel

Wumao, Yuanmou

Xinhua, Yuanmou




The Quotation Including:

1. Stay in 4-star or 5-star hotels.
2. Using private car, minibus, or medium bus depend on the number of your group when travel and all transfer to hotels.
3. Three standard meals each day (daily buffet breakfast in the hotel, lunch and dinner for RMB50 per person).
4. The tickets of the main gate for all the scenic spots.
5. English speaking guide (local tour guides).

The Quotation Excluding:

1. International air fare and airport tax. Transportation fee for you to arrive or leave Kunming.
2. All air insurance.
3. Tips to guides and drivers.
4. Single Room Supplement.
5. Personal expenses.
The child who share one room with parents will got a special rate.
The price is not available for three Chinese Public Holidays:
a. Spring Festival (Chinese Festival) around Feb.
b. Labor Day: May 1st-7th.
c. National Day: Oct. 1st-7th.