Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail

Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail - World Expeditions
Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail - World Expeditions
+4 Destinations
Southern China


Start and end in Kunming! With the discovery tour Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Kunming, China and 4 other destinations in China. Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Travel style
Discovery, Tiger
World Expeditions


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Shangri La
  2. Day 2: Cycle Shangri La
  3. Day 3: Cycle to Baishuitai
  4. Day 4: Cycle to Tiger Leaping Gorge
  5. Day 5: Tiger Leaping Gorge - Free Day or Optional Hike
  6. Day 6: Cycle through Tiger leaping Gorge, transfer to Lijiang
  7. Day 7: Cycle to Shaxi Old Town
  8. Day 8: Cycle to Eryuan Hot Springs
  9. Day 9: Cycle to Dali Old Town
  10. Day 10: In Dali, trip concludes

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

  • Andrew Cliffe's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.0 - Good

    Great itinerary! Tour Guide Jack (Shangra La) was great & cared about our group and made sure a horse was avail for one in our party that needed some help to the next peak. Beautiful Monastery, and Tiger Leaping Gorge was fantastic (need more than an hour... Read more

  • Alice Mitchinson's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great itinerary with local guides who seemed to know everything about their cities and spoke good English. Perfect way to see the highlights of China!

  • LYNDA O MAHONEY's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Wissam is amazing and made our trip all the more enjoyable.

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Questions & Answers

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    • Do I need a visa for this tour?

      Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

    • Is travel insurance recommended?

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    • Is there a guide?

      A guide will accompany you on the tour.

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    Cycle Yunnan's Tea Horse Trail

    • Saturday
      Apr 18, 2020
      from Kunming
      10 Days
      Apr 27, 2020
      to Kunming
      10+ seats left
      USD $2,379
      Based on Twin Share
    • Saturday
      May 30, 2020
      from Kunming
      10 Days
      Jun 8, 2020
      to Kunming
      10+ seats left
      USD $2,379
      Based on Twin Share

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go


    Yuan Renminbi

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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.


    Start and end in Kunming.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 806 km.
    • Kunming (China)
    • 271 km
    • Dali (China)
    • 170 km
    • Tiger Leaping Gorge (China)
    • 19 km
    • Daju (China)
    • 26 km
    • Lijiang (China)
    • 320 km
    • Kunming (China)

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