Private Day Tour to Stone Forest, Dianchi Lake and West Hill from Kunming

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From $230.08

Price varies by group size

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Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore the magnificent Stone Forest, Dian Lake and West Hill on this private full-day tour from Kunming. First, visit the UNESCO-listed sites of Stone Forest, stroll around the park with your tour guide who will explain the stories along the way and find the best location for photos. After a delicious Yunnan Style lunch, stroll around the Dian Lake, use the convenient cable car to reach the Dragon Gate at West Hill to get amazing panoramic view of the lake and city. Explore the temples and pavilions, gain insight view of the history and stories about the attraction. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, cable car round trip, lunch and door to door transfer.

What's Included

Cable car round trip

English speaking tour guide

Entrance Fee

Kunming city hotel pick up and drop off


Travel by Private Vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park
Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up in your hotel's lobby. Heading directly to Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park which takes about 1.5 hours. On the way, your tour guide will explain the related stories, feel free to ask questions if you have. Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park Kunming Stone Forest is a spectacular set of limestone groups and the representative of south China’s karst landscape. Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), It is considered as the 'First Wonder of the World'. Approximately 270 million years ago - during the carboniferous period of the Paleozoic era - the region was a vast expanse of sea. Over time, the movements of the lithosphere gradually caused a retreat of the waters and the rise of the limestone landscape. Due to constant erosion by the elements, the area finally developed into the present-day appearance. The whole park is a huge natural treasure gallery, upon arrival, follow your tour guide to use your imagination to discover the park, your tour guide will tell many legendary stories along the way, and show you the best location for photos. You will spend 2 hours to visit the Big Stone Forest Area and the Small Stone Forest Area.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Dian Lake (Dian Chi)
Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then heading directly to Dian Lake. Dian Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Yunnan Province and the sixth largest one in China. Its natural banks are formed by mountains on all four sides. Follow your tour guide to stroll around the park, enjoy beautiful sceneries with birds flying around.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)
Next, use the convenient cable car to explore the West Hill. West Hills boasts an excellent environment with flourishing flowers and dense forest, providing excellent environment to enjoy the tranquility and marvelous scenery. It is known as 'having the most pleasant environment in the world'.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Kunming Dragon Gate
Your first stop is the Dragon Gate where you can enjoy amazing paranomic view of Dian Lake and Kunming City.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sanqing Pavilion
Then, move on to Sanqing Pavilion. The pavilion was built on the cliff, looks like a 'castle in the air'. Stroll around the halls and courtyards in the temple, get to know the history about the Taoism in China and enjoy amazing panoramic view of Dianchi Lake.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Taihua Temple
Depending on your time and interests, you can choose to visit Taihua Temple. Originally built in the Yuan Dynasty (1206 - 1368), the temple is the oldest one in Western Hills. The temple is famous for the beautiful rare flowers on the grounds.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Huating Temple
Spend some leisure time to explore the Dragon Gate area. Then you will take the ski lift descend. Take the battery bus offered by the attraction. You can choose to visit Huating Temple. In the temple you can see three golden Buddha figures with kindly expressions, 500 life-like arhats which are vivid just like real people, and golden figures of Laughing Buddha. Besides, there are abundant colored clay figures depicting vividly various images of mythical animals.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kunming.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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