China is an absolute paradise for fotographers. From the majestic nature beauties of Wulingyuan Nationapark to the enchanting minority people in Yunnan, this tour will provide you immense shooting opportunities.
Arrival in Kunming. Meet and greet by local guide. Old city tour with visiting of local markets and the Greenlake Park in the dusk light.
Early getting up. Transfer to the Dounan flower market, the biggest on in Asia, only opened in the morning. Afterwards back to hotel for breakfast and start a sight seeing tour to the Yuantong Temple and the Yunnan Railway Museum. Transfer to Shilin in the afternoon and visiting the Stone Forrests in the best afternoon light.
Highspeed train to Dali. Visiting the Three-Pagode-Temple and a village of Bai minority. Enjoying a sunset ride along the Erhai-Lake.
Visiting the Xizhou Market in the early morning. Afterwards car ride to Shaxi. Shaxi was once an important trading place on the teahorse caravan road. Strolling in the ancient town.
Tour to the Yujin Rive in the morning, as the fog hovering over the water surface and gratually disappearing with the sun rising, top photo-motives. Back to hotel for breakfast and head for the Grottes in the Shibaoshan Mountain, where buddistic sculptures were built in the 13th. century, followed by an easy hiking along the teahorse caravan road.
Car ride to Lijiang, a UNESCO world culture heritage city. The traditional inhabitants in Lijiang are Naxi People. They have their own characters and very unique traditions and cutsoms which are still practised in their daily life. Excursion to 2 Naxi villages to explore these more.
Flight to Zhangjiejie either directly or via Kunming. Pickup and transfer to No.5 Valley Resort at the western Entrance of the Wulingyuan Nationalpark.
One day tour in the Wulingyuan Nationalpark. Visiting the scenery areas Yangjiajie and Tianzishan. Overnight in a guesthouse inside of the NP.
Sunrise over the Floating Mountains, a highlight of this trip. After breakfast start another day hiking in the Wulingyuan Nationalpark. Visiting the scenery areas Huangshizhai and Golden Whip Stream. Afterwards transfer to No.5 Valley Resort.
Transfer to Mt. Tianmenshan, another visitworth place especially because of the spectacular cable car and breathtaking glassfloor (for walking over) on the mountain. Flight to Shanghai in the evening.
Visiting the Observatory of Shanghai Tower in the morning, as the sun shines from the east, the best light for a panoramic view. Afterwards visiting the Old City and the former french colonial residential area, followed by a Huangpu Rivertour in the late afternoon, as the sunshines reflected by the skyscrapers in Pudong.
One day excursion to Suzhou and visiting some finest gardens in traditional chinese style. Back to Shanghai, make a Vinetage-Jeeptour "Shanghai Chic by night" to expenrience this sleepless city from an unique viewpoint.
Transfer to airport. Depart.