5 Days China Dinosaur Fossils
Discovery Tour: Kunming, Lufeng, Yuanmou
Tour Code: KMT_13
You will be met on your arrival
at Kunming Airport and transferred to your hotel.
- Stone Forest - Kunming (Breakfast
After breakfast, our driver
will pick you up for a day of sight seeing of the
Stone Forest. Drive back to Kunming in the afternoon.
Forest: Situated in Lunan County, it is an
area of typical karst landform with numerous groups
of strange gray-black stone peaks and stone pillars.
The Stone Forest covers an area of 400 square
kilometers, is about 85 kilometers away from Kunming
and requires 1.5 hours' driving.
- Lufeng - Wuding - Yuanmou
(Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Our guide will meet you in
your hotel. Drive 83 km to Lufeng which takes 1.5
hours, visit the Lufeng Dinosaurs Valley, you will
see the biggest dinosaur fossils in the world and
you will be surprised by the number of skeletons
put up in the great halls of Lufeng Dinosaur Valley,
a truly reproduced Jurassic Paradise, definitely
worth a visit! After lunch, tour to Yuanmou Earth
Forest, the driving takes 3.5 hours. Stay tonight
Dinosaur Fossils: In China and even the world,
Lufeng is the area where dinosaur fossils were discovered
and unearthed in the greatest quantity, most complete
skeletons and richest species. Since 1938, dinosaur
fossils have been found constantly in Lufeng. 24
categories 33 species and overall about 110 complete
dinosaur fossils have been unearthed.
- Kunming (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Pay a visit to the Yuanmou
Earth Forest. You will experience the geological
wonder of the Soil Forest. It was formed by geological
movement and soil erosion one or two million years
ago. After lunch, drive back to Kunming.
From Kunming (Breakfast
We offer 5 options for today's
1. Tour to the Dragon Gate in Western Hills.
2. Tour to Haigeng Park by the Dianchi Lake, where
you will enjoy the nice view of the lake and see
3. Tour to Golden Temple.
4. Tour to Bamboo Monastery.
5. Explore the Bird-Flower Market and Jinma Biji
Transfer from hotel to the airport for your departure
flight, we wish you safe and happy journey back
to your home.
Hills: The forest reserve on the west bank
of the Dianchi
Lake consists of the Huating and Taihan mountains.
This is a colossal natural forest reserve in the
midst of a lofty mountain range crisscrossed by
babbling brooks and gurgling streams. Ancient
trees are adorned with thick, lush foliage and
birds chirp and flutter in the green treetops.
Near the top of the mountain, is the Dragon Gate.
Hacked from the cliff between 1781 and 1835 by
a Taoist monk and co-workers, the Dragon Gate
is a group of grottoes, sculptures, corridors
Temple: Originally built during the Ming Dynasty
(1368-1644), the hall of the famous Taoist temple
is made of copper, weighing about 280 tons. All
the interior settings including the gate, walls,
columns, doors, windows, Buddha statues, altars
and roof tiles are made of copper.
Monastery: The first temple dedicated to Zen
Buddhism in Yunnan. It dates back to the Song
Dynasty (960-1279). The present structure mostly
dates from the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
The temple's most outstanding artistic feature
is the statues of the life-sized clay figures
of 500 Arhats.
Hotels For The Above Tour
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in your party. If there are children under 12 years,
they can enjoy the preferential price.
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Quotation Inclusions For
For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons
sharing one twin or double standard room with private
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch or dinner in local Chinese
restaurant as specified in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport
or railway station and hotel and all the sights by
4. Transportation between Cities
The economic class air tickets
of the domestic flight or soft berth/seat train tickets
between cities as specified in the itinerary.
5. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for
the sights mentioned.
6. Guiding service
Excellent tour Guiding. All
normal sightseeing tours in each city with English-speaking
guide and admission fees where applicable. Our guide
will not fly with you from one city to another. Upon
your arrival at each city, a new local guide and driver
will pick you up, be with you for local tour and see
you off after you finish the itinerary of each city.
China Life Tourist Accident
/ Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you
purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country
Quotation Exclusions For
The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa
to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic
air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed
by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will
What is single
The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor
travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd
(such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room
has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel
is on double occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature
such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional
activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges
or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are
not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers
Tips depending on the service
of your guide and driver, entirely voluntary.