9 days in Yunnan & Putian Itinerary

9 days in Yunnan & Putian Itinerary

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Kunming
— 1 night
2
Jinghong
— 1 night
3
Shangri-La County
— 2 nights
4
Lijiang
— 2 nights
5
Putian
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): have fun at Kunming Waterfall Park and then explore the activities along Green Lake (Cui Hu).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kunming trip itinerary builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kunming is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Kunming reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jinghong.

Things to do in Kunming

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Green Lake (Cui Hu) ©
Green Lake (Cui Hu)

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Jinghong

Jinghong ©
Jinghong has become a popular stopover for backpackers and domestic holidaymakers drawn to the area's landscape and culture.
On the 9th (Mon), stroll around Manting Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Peacock Garden, Sipsongpanna.

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You can fly from Kunming to Jinghong in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shangri-La County.

Things to do in Jinghong

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Manting Park ©
Manting Park

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Shangri-La County

Shangri-La County ©
Known previously as Zhongdian, Shangri-La County gained its current name in an attempt by city officials to promote tourism.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Bitahai Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape of Potatso National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shangri-La County trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Jinghong to Shangri-La County in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lijiang.

Things to do in Shangri-La County

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia) ©
Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
Potatso National Park ©
Potatso National Park
Bitahai Nature Reserve ©
Bitahai Nature Reserve

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Lijiang

Lijiang
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Shuhe Ancient Town, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Moon Valley. On the next day, visit Ancient City Zhongyi Market, thenmake a trip to Yuhe Square, thenstroll around Black Dragon Pond Park, and finally make a trip to Old Town of Lijiang - China.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lijiang trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a bus from Shangri-La County to Lijiang in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Putian.

Things to do in Lijiang

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
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Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain ©
Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
Shuhe Ancient Town ©
Shuhe Ancient Town

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Putian

Putian ©
Putian is a prefecture-level city in eastern Fujian province, China. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Meizhou Island and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mazu Temple of Meizhou.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Putian online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Lijiang to Putian with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Putian

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Meizhou Island ©
Meizhou Island