13 days in Jiuzhaigou County & Kunming Itinerary

13 days in Jiuzhaigou County & Kunming Itinerary

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Start: Jiuzhaigou County
1
Jiuzhaigou County
— 8 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  12 h 30 min
2
Kunming
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  12 h 30 min
End: Jiuzhaigou County

8
nights
Jiuzhaigou County

Jiuzhaigou County ©
Nine villages make up Jiuzhaigou County, a valley with a wealth of natural sites protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jiuzhaigou County: Songpan County (Huanglong Scenic Valley, Huanglong Valley, &more). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Shuanglong Lake, walk around Sparkling Lake, and admire the verdant scenery at Shuzheng Valley.

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Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kunming.

Things to do in Jiuzhaigou County

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Songpan County
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Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve ©
Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve
Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center ©
Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center
Huanglong Scenic Valley ©
Huanglong Scenic Valley

2
nights
Kunming

Kunming ©
With a temperate climate at 2,000 m (6,600 ft) and a variety of tourist attractions, Kunming makes a popular gateway for exploring Yunnan Province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Yuantong Temple, then visit Yunnan University, and then stroll around Green Lake (Cui Hu). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Kunming Golden Temple, admire the striking features of Jinma Biji Historic site, then don't miss a visit to Yunnan Nationalities Village, and finally explore the activities along Dian Lake (Dian Chi).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kunming journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jiuzhaigou County to Kunming takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kunming can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kunming

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Green Lake (Cui Hu) ©
Green Lake (Cui Hu)
Kunming Dragon Gate ©
Kunming Dragon Gate
Yunnan Nationalities Village ©
Yunnan Nationalities Village