Yunnan Tibet Tours 2024 | Kunming Lijiang Shangri-la Lhasa Tours

Why travel from Yunnan to Tibet

  • Diverse culture and landscape - Yunnan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. It has many places to go to explore the diverse culture and landscapes of Yunnan, such as Kunming, Lijiang, Shangri-la, etc.;
  • Close to Tibet - Yunnan neighbors Tibet on the northwest. It is very convenient and fast to get to Tibet from Kunming, Lijiang and Shangri-la by flight. The most popular way is to travel from Kunming to Lijiang and Shangri-la, then fly to Lhasa.

How to plan a Tibet tour from Yunnan

Start your trip from Kunming where you can stay one day to visit the World Natural Heritage Site - Stone Forest, then take a flight to Lijiang to stay one or two days. Next, travel from Lijiang to Shangri-la and visit its highlighting sites. From Shangri-la, a 2-hour flight journey will take you to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. In Lhasa, you can plan a trip around 2~3 days to visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Namtso Lake, etc. Then you can leave Lhasa, and go to other destinations in China. If time allows, you can travel from Lhasa to Mount Everest, even Mount Kailash, then cross the Nepal-Tibet border to reach Kathmandu.

10 Days Yunnan Tibet Highlights Tour

Lijiang Ancient Town

Kunming Lijiang Shangri-La Lhasa

Highlights: Stone Forest, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple

A marvelous tour takes you to discover two most attractive plateau destinations in western China. You will be amazed by both breathtaking landscape and rich cultural experience.

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12 Days Lijiang Shangri-la Tibet Essence Tour

Shangri-La Songzanlin Lamasery

Kunming Lijiang/Shangri-la Lhasa Kathmandu

Highlights: Stone Forest, Lijiang Ancient City, Songzanlin Lamasery, Potala Palace, Mount Everest

Both Yunnan and Tibet are plateaus but with different culture and nature. Yunnan, the Province of Colorful Clouds, has 26 ethnic groups, including the famous Naxi and Tibetan. While the majority of Tibet's population are Tibetan people. A trip connect Yunnan with Tibet is a very interesting experience. You will witness the natural wonders, experience exotic ethnic culture... This is the tour! You will finish your trip at the Nepal Tibet border - Gyirong Port where you can easily get to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

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