Depart: 28th February 2014, Friday
Return: 7th March 2014, Friday
Price from: SGD1600
Group Size : 16 max
– Cole flower blossom at Louping county and Nine Dragon Waterfall
– Villages of Yi tribe, the largest minority group in Yunnan mostly living in mountainous areas
– Sunrise and sunset at Yuanyang terrace paddy field, including Honghe Hani Rice Terraces which is China 45th UNESCO World Heritage Site
– Celebrate Fire worship festival by the Axi people, a branch of Yi minority group
– Green lake park at Kunming established in 17th century, sometimes described as a “Jade in Kunming”
Day 1 (D) : Arrive Kunming by noon, drive 4 hours to Louping county to experience the cole flower blossom field. Overnight at Louping.
Day 2 (B/L/D) : Sunrise at Jinji mountain, and few cole flower fields. After lunch, visit Nine Dragon Waterfall, and villages for their daily activities. Overnight at Louping.
Day 3 (B/L/D) : Visit Chengzi village for the unique construction of houses and to explore the village that is build like a maze. After lunch, visit a remote village at Luxi county. Overnight at Luxi.
Day 4 (B/L/D) : At Mile county to celebrate the Fire Worship Festival with the Axi tribe. Overnight at Mile county.
Day 5 (B/L/D) : Drive 6 hours to Yuanyang, sunset shot at Longshuba terrace paddy field. Overnight at Yuanyang.
Day 6 (B/L/D) : Sunrise at Duoyishu. After breakfast, trek to Malizhai village and to visit Hani tribes for daily activities. Sunset at Bada terrace paddy field. Overnight at Yuanyang.
Day 7 (B/L/D) : After sunrise shot at Quanfuzhuang, we will drive back to Kunming at evening. Overnight at Kunming.
Day 8 (B): Visit Green Lake park before heading to Kunming Airport
– Fully private tour in vehicle with extra seat for photography equipment
– 7 nights accommodation at hotel and guesthouse, twin sharing basis
– All entrance fees and permit
– All meals as per itinerary above
– Local guides entire trip
– Xing Asia tour leader and photography assistance
– International flight to Kunming, China (participants to purchase flight tickets only upon trip confirmation)
– Visa entry to China (if applicable)
– Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
– Additional beverages (including alcohol) not included in meals
– Any other incidental expenses incurred by participants
– Tips for both driver and local guide per person (voluntary basis)
– Kunming temperature : 20° / 10° ; Dry
– Yuanyang temperature : 18° / 5° ; Dry
– Warm clothing is necessary for morning
– Able to carry own photography equipment and personal chores
– Wide angle to long tele range
– Graduated neutral density filter (GND), Neutral density filter (ND), Circular Polarizer (CPL), Tripod
– Suggest to carry another spare body, battery, and charger. If your equipment stops working during the trip for whatever reason, it is unlikely to find a repair shop or buy a replacement.
Suggested airline and flight detail as follow :
– Airline : Silk Air
– Price : Online ticket range from SGD584 ~ SGD684
– Depart : Friday 28 Feb 2014 / MI912 0820 1220
– Return : Friday 7 Mar 2014 / MI913 1310 1715
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