South China photography tour ( Yunnan-Guizhou-Hunan )

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Visiting: Yunnan-Guizhou-Hunan

Brief Introduction:

Highlights Stone Forest, Puzhehei in east Yunnan, Luoping thousands karst peaks mountains, Xingyi Karst peaks, Guiyang Qingyan ancient town, Kaili Miao and Dong minorities villages, Zhenyuan ancient town, Fenghuang ancient town, Furong ancient town and the Zhangjiajie National Park etc.


Day 1 Settng off

Day2 Kunming Hotel   Hotel transfer. NAVO’s service starts from Chengdu.

Day 3  Kunming/Stone Forest 84kms Hotel

Kunming city tour in the morning and drive to visit Stone forest in the afternoon.

Day 4 Stone Forest/Qiubei/Mile/Puzhehei 181kms Hotel

Visit the Stone Forest in the morning, and then drive to Qiubei via Mele, and then arrive at the Puzhehei Scenic Spot.

Day 5 Puzhehei

Whole day visit at Puzhehei Scenic Spot. You may trek there or by boating.

Note: 2008, April, NAVO succeeded in orgnizing gorups visiting the Puzhehei for the first time, and the guests are from France.

Note: “Puzhehei” is the Yi minority language pronunciation, which means the pool with a lot of fish and shrimp. In the Puzhehei ,the beautiful lakes and mountains composed a beautiful musci for your eyes.There are 68 Karst Lakes and over 300 mountain peaks. It is also named“the Guilin in Yunnan”which means the most beautiful place in Yunnan. The best photographying time is July and August, because this is the blooming time of Lotus Flower.

Day 6 Puzhehei/Luoping/Xingyi 207KM Hotel

Drive to Luoping and visit the Thousand Peaks Scenic Spot, then drive to Xingyi. At Luoping, you will see over 100miles of Cole Flower fields by the roads, up and down, different shapes, differnt beautiful sceneries.

Note: The best photographying time is from middle early Mar., because it is just the time of the cole flower blooming and the best place to take pics of the breath-taking cole flower field is Golden Cock Peak and Niujie. If you do this tour in this right time, and if you have one more day time, we would like to suggest you stop at Luoping for one day.

Day 7 Xingyi/Guanlin/Guiyang 426KM Hotel

Visit the Thousand Peak Scenic Spot I nthe morning, and drive to Guiyang in the afternoon. After Guanlin, it is expressway.

Day 8 Guiyang/Kaili 190kms Hotel

Visit the Qingyan ancient town in the morning, then drive to Kaili, visit the Miao minority villages and the Kaili Ethnic Minority Museum.

Note: In 1998, NAVO succeeded in organizing trekking groups to the Kaili Miao and Dong minority villages for the first time, and the guests are from France.

Day 9 Kaili/Shidong/zhenyuan 74kms Hotel

Visit Zhengyuan and Shidong where is famous for its silver products. Then we drive to visit the Qinglongdong (Green Dragon Cave) ancient construction groups.

Day 10 Zhenyuang/Yuping/Tongren/Fenghuang 143kms Hotel

Drive to Tongren via Yuping. After entering the Hunan province, we may see the‘Yellow riband ancient city’ and the ‘Southern Great Wall’. Then we will visit the Fenghuang ancient city etc.

Note: In Fenghuang ancient town, there are 68 ancient buildings, 116 ancient relic sites and over 120 typical residental houses of Ming and Qing dynasties. There are over 20 ancient street made of flagstone in Ming and Qing dynasties,too. The Yellow riband ancient city is the best preserved stone city in all China. And the southern Great Wall was built in the 8th century, Ming Dynasty. The Tujia and Miao are the main ethnic minorities in Fenghuang area.

Day 11 Fenghuang/Jishou/Furong/Zhangjiajie 240KM Hotel

Visit the Fenghuang ancient town in the morning, then drive to Zhangjiajie in the afternoon. Visit the Furong ancienttown on the way. Stay overnight near the Zhangjiajie National park.

Day 12 Zhangjiajie(Wulingyuan Scenic Spot) 19KM Hotel

One day visit at Zhangjiajie National Park: the Yuajiajie mountain and Tianzishan mountain etc.

Day 13 Zhangjiajie(Wulingyuan Scenic Spot) 19KM Hotel

One day visit at Zhangjiajie National Park: the Yuajiajie mountain and Tianzishan mountain etc.

Day 14 Zhangjiajie/ Changsha 375kms Hotel     Drive to Changsha.

Day 15 Changsha/---exit     Airport send off.

Note: We could book the flights from Changsha to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai etc and the international flights for you according to your time arrangement,

Transport: Bus

Tour guide

We could arrange the guide according to the client’s language requirement. But or the French or German group, we could guarantee you the French or Germany speaking guide, only if there’re more than 8 people in your group. Otherwise, we will offer you English speaking guide.


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