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Private Hotpot Dinner Experiences with Face Changing Show in the Theatre

Private Hotpot Dinner Experiences with Face Changing Show in the Theatre

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This is the ultimate experience for foodies visiting Chengdu. Take the chance out of finding somewhere good to eat by exploring the back alleys with a guide. You won’t have to worry about language obstacles as your guide will educate you about the different foods on offer. Visit 7-8 different food spots and sample multiple dishes such as noodles, and pancakes. At the end of your experience, you’ll also enjoy a hot-pot meal with unlimited beers.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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$102.57
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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

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At over 230 feet tall (70 meters), the 1,300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest Buddha in the world and attracts visitors from around the globe. Keep yourself from getting lost in the crowds of this UNESCO-listed attraction by visiting with the comfort and convenience of a private tour, which includes informative commentary, transportation from your hotel, and a side-trip to a local fishing village. This tour also includes all entrance fees, high-speed train tickets, and lunch.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00
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Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

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Check off Chengdu’s two star attractions in one day—a feat that’s not practical on public transport—on this convenient private door-to-door tour. Spend the morning at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, then drive to the 233-foot (71-meter) Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a boat trip. Along the way, your private guide will enlighten you on topics from Buddhism to panda biology.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.34
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$173.34
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Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

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Absorb the mammoth magnificence of the world’s largest stone Buddha statue on a private full-day tour of the Grand Buddha of Leshan from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal size of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument and take an illuminated journey down trails that weave around the structure. Visit ancient Buddhist temples and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a flavorsome Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel on this enriching excursion.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu

Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu

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Escape the metropolitan madness of the city and experience the natural splendor of the Sichuan region on an immersive full-day excursion from Chengdu. Marvel at the sacred temples and impressive halls cradled by dense layers of bamboo trees at Qingcheng Mountain. Gain fascinating insight into the mystifying construction of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System from your knowledgeable guide and hear of how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region. Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel and feast upon an authentic Chinese lunch during this tour.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

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Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan on an all-inclusive 2-day tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a private guide, witness the colossal majesty of Leshan Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha sculpture in the world, and soar over the magnificent Emei Shan (Mt Emei) during an exhilarating cable car ride. See sacred shrines and beautiful Buddhist temples; spend the night in an enchanting monastery; and appease an appetite for authenticity with traditional Chinese meals. Relish the freedom and flexibility of this private tour and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide throughout your experience.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$466.00
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$466.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

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Stroll among the old shopping streets of Chengdu on a private tour and you’ll get a personalized look at the city’s different architectural styles. Visit Wenshufang Street, Jinli Street, and Kuanzhai Alley accompanied by your guide, and gain insights about  Wenshu Monastery along the way. Learn about Sichuan cuisine during lunch, and relax with private hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours 40 minutes to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

One Day Chengdu Xian Tour by Bullet Train

One Day Chengdu Xian Tour by Bullet Train

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Get more out of your time in Chengdu by boarding a bullet train to Xian. You’ll take the stress out of language barriers by having train tickets sent to you in advance, and a private transfer to Chengdu train station included. After arriving in Xian, you’ll enjoy another transfer, and entrance fees are included for the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum.
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  • 14 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$370.00
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$370.00
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Private Tour of Chengdu Panda Center and Leshan Giant Buddha

Private Tour of Chengdu Panda Center and Leshan Giant Buddha

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Spend the day visiting two of the Chengdu area’s top locations on this full-day private tour. First, head to the Giant Panda breeding center for a closer look at these gentle giants. See them playing, take photos, and learn more about the conservation efforts from China. Then, head to the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha to admire the tranquility of the area and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.42
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$256.42
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Xi'an Day Trip Terracotta Warriors and City from Chengdu by Train and Flight

Xi'an Day Trip Terracotta Warriors and City from Chengdu by Train and Flight

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See all of Xi’an’s alluring attractions on a private round-trip tour from Chengdu. Take to the skies in order to visit all of the region’s historical highlights on a tight time frame. Immerse yourself in the ancient majesty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed terracotta warrior site and ascend the Xi’an Wall for panoramic vistas of the stunning city. Appreciate the Islamic-inspired architecture of the Muslim Quarter and pleasure your palate with regional delicacies during a lavish lunch. Enjoy the convenience of private round-trip transportation from Xi’an airport on this exhilarating excursion.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$507.00
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$507.00
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Cultural Chengdu In Depth

Cultural Chengdu In Depth

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Explore Chengdu’s rich, historic culture on a guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, immerse yourself in Chengdu customs and enjoy experiences that include learning Taichi from martial arts instructor, calligraphy, Taoism, and Fengshui instruction, a visit to a traditional teahouse, and the chance to play China’s ancient tile game, Majhong.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.85
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$113.85
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Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha

Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha

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Get up close to Chinese wildlife and ancient culture on a full-day tour from Chengdu. You have the option to take a private tour or join up with a group. Regardless, you relax in comfortable round trip transportation from your hotel.  Entrance is included to both the Leshan Grand Buddha and Chengdu Panda Base, where you also enjoy engaging tours with your guide.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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$95.00
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250 USD Per Group Dazu Rock Carvings Private Tour-Extention(Baoding+Beishan)

250 USD Per Group Dazu Rock Carvings Private Tour-Extention(Baoding+Beishan)

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This is a group priced private tour allows 3 maximum, 280 USD per group not per adult, This is an extention tour of Dazu Rock Carvings. Most tour products offer only one site called Baoding, this extention tour covers both 2 sites in Dazu-Baoding and Beishan. Beishan site is less known for it's kind of isolated, and most tour companies would cut it off for lower price, plus most local guides were not trained for this site. Beishan is a learning site fits those peace and quietness seekers, cultural historical learners. This tour also offers a chance to experience amazing country view and folk custom, going through culture+history+country view+special local cuisine within just one day, and a right guide helping around, this is absolutely a smart choice in Chongqing City. You also need a friendly and sophisticated guide and a safe driver to do critical help, a driver-guide who knows both Chinese culture and how to do a safe, joyful and professional guiding job will be your choice.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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$250.00
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Everything Panda Private Day Tour in Chengdu

Everything Panda Private Day Tour in Chengdu

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Take a private full-day panda-themed tour from Chengdu. Based around China’s most famous animal, the tour begins with private transportation from your hotel to the Chengdu Research Base.  Enjoy complimentary admission and ample time to observe pandas in a protected environment. Go beyond the traditional panda stop and visit the functioning Panda Post Office. Then snap a photo at the largest panda sculpture in the world, before return to your hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$182.06
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$182.06
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Ciqikou, Three Gorges Museum etc. in Chongqing

All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Ciqikou, Three Gorges Museum etc. in Chongqing

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Experience Chongqing’s history and culture on this private guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, enjoy activities that include exploring relics dating from the stone age to the Qing Dynasty at Three Gorges Museum, admiring impressive historic architecture in Ciqikou, and learning about China’s role in fighting fascists during World War II. Take a cable car across the Yangtze River and enjoy a delicious lunch—it’s included in the tour price.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$302.23
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$302.23
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2 Days Xian Tour from Chengdu by Bullet Train

2 Days Xian Tour from Chengdu by Bullet Train

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Discover the cultural and historic wonders of Xian on this action-packed two-day tour. Organizing transport in China can be tricky with language barriers, but this tour provides everything for you—Chengdu hotel pickup, train tickets, and transfers in Xian. Save time and see multiple highlights on one tour, such as the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the Muslim Quarter, Xian Ancient City Wall, and Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$391.80
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$391.80
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Mini Group: One-Day Leshan Giant Buddha and Tea Terrace Tour In Lost Town

Mini Group: One-Day Leshan Giant Buddha and Tea Terrace Tour In Lost Town

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See giant pandas and the Giant Buddha of Leshan, and ride a bullet train on this private 12-hour trip from Chengdu. Visit the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to view these rare animals, and learn about the center’s conservation work. Plus, take a high-speed train to Leshan to see its immense 8th-century Buddha statue carved into a riverside cliff. Train tickets, entrance fees, private Chengdu round-trip transfers, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.00
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$173.00
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Full Day Panda and Leshan Giant Buddha Group Tour

Full Day Panda and Leshan Giant Buddha Group Tour

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See China’s beloved Giant Pandas up close and the Leshan Giant Buddha on one convenient combo tour. After a time-saving pickup at your hotel, travel by private vehicle with your English-speaking guide to Chengdu’s top panda research facility. Stroll down bamboo paths and watch as the animals nurse, play, and tumble. Then, head to Lingyun Mountain and see the massive Leshan Buddha carved into a cliff-side where three rivers merge.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.52
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$120.52
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Half-day Private Panda Tour with Vegetarian Lunch in Nunnery

Half-day Private Panda Tour with Vegetarian Lunch in Nunnery

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Experience the giant pandas of Chengdu and visit an ancient temple on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel to Chengdu’s top panda research facility and watch as infants and adults nurse, play, and tumble. Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch at a Buddhist nunnery, admire Wenshu Monastery, and stop by an authentic tea house.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
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$71.80
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Chengdu Panda Leshan Buddha and Mount Emeishan 2 Days Tour

Chengdu Panda Leshan Buddha and Mount Emeishan 2 Days Tour

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This is the perfect tour to discover the top attractions in and around Chengdu. You’ll save hours researching your trip and planning transport by having a full itinerary organized for you. Visit Chengdu Panda Research Base, Leshan Buddha, Mount Emei, Huazang Temple, Wannian Temple, and more on one tour. Conveniently, entrance tickets, accommodation, and transfers are all included.
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  • 2 days
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$210.00
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$210.00
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Giant Panda and Dujinagyan Irrigation 1 day tour

Giant Panda and Dujinagyan Irrigation 1 day tour

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We bring you to the adorable pandas, and more! Pandas are more then good-looking and cute, they are special! Join us to find out a full story of how do they live, why are they here and even funny things about these precious neighbour and treasure of human being! Dujiangyan Irrigation System is honored as the 'Treasure of Sichuan', which still plays a crucial role in draining off floodwater, irrigating farms and providing water resources for more than 50 cities in the province.In China, Chengdu is always praised as the Tian Fu Zhi Guo, which means 'Nature's Storehouse'. Over 2,200 years ago, the city was threatened by the frequent floods caused by flooding of the Minjiang River (a tributary of the Yangtze River).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$165.13
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$165.13
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Private Guiyang Day Tour including Qingyan Ancient Town and Qianling Park

Private Guiyang Day Tour including Qingyan Ancient Town and Qianling Park

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Explore the key highlights of Guiyang—Guizhou Province’s vibrant capital city—on this full-day, private tour. In the morning, meet your guide at your Guiyang hotel, and set off for verdant Qianling Park. Next, venture to Qingyan Ancient Town to discover the region’s centuries-old landmarks before enjoying a hearty local lunch. In the afternoon, discover Guiyang’s heritage temples, churches, markets, and more. An evening tour upgrade is also available, and includes dinner and a traditional musical performance.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00
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1-Day Kunming Culture Tour

1-Day Kunming Culture Tour

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Discover two of Yunnan’s most in-demand attractions in one day: this private tour makes exploring simple and stress-free. Following morning pickup from your Kunming hotel, venture to the Yunnan Nationalities Village to learn more about the province’s different communities and cultural traditions. Then, transfer to the striking Western Hills: famed for their dramatic topography, scenic grottoes, and views over Kunming. Visit the Dragon Gate and capture photos before returning to your hotel.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.21
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$156.21
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Kunming City Tour: Dragon Gate, Huating Temple and Daguan Pavilion

Kunming City Tour: Dragon Gate, Huating Temple and Daguan Pavilion

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If you’re short on time in Kunming but keen to give its top attractions the attention they deserve, this 5-hour private tour is ideal. Take in the rock-face Dragon Gate and Huating Temple in the Western Hills, and visit the Grand View Tower overlooking Lake Dianchi, all with a private guide to share their stories and significance. Your tour includes a Chinese restaurant lunch, entrance fees, and private transport with hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.00
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$172.00
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