Kunming Day Trip to Stone Forest and Yuantong Monastery
- Private group
- Duration: 9 hours
At 08:00, you guide will meet you in the hotel lobby of centrally located Kunming hotels. You will first be transferred to visit Yuantong Monastery, the oldest Buddhist temple in Kunming, with a history spanning more than 1200 years. The construction of the monastery is Chinese architectural gem to take advantage of hill view to indulge into gardens, pool and pavilions etc. The monastery is the seat of Avalokitesvara, you can view various sculptures of Buddha here. From there you will take a two-hour ride to the Stone Forest, which is a well-known World Heritage site. Stone Forest (Shilin, in Chinese) is a remarkable Karst geography, covering an area of 400 square kilometers, and includes both large and small stone forests. The Stone Forest consists of three parts: Major Stone Forest, Minor Stone Forest and Naigu Stone Forest. The natural climate made the magnificent, strange and aston...
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I don't think it's nice that you have to pay so much more as an individual. I wanted to go with a group, but I couldn't. The booking cost me more than 5 nights in the 5-stene hotel. ?? !! My guide was super nice and well organized. I really liked the tour itself.