Private Kunming Walking Tour of City Highlights

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Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this private sightseeing tour covers top attractions in Kunming. Enjoy a mix of locations, including must-see landmarks like Cuihu Park, Yuantong Temple, Kunming Old Street, and Golden Horse and Jade Rooster Memorial Arch plus Flower and Bird Market. As you walk, you'll learn the history of the city and its ancient roots. You can choose the 3-4 hours or 5-8 hours walking tour(with lunch), tour with private air-conditioned vehicle or travel by foot.

What's Included

Bottled water

English speaking tour guide

Entrance fee

Lunch if you choose the 5-8 hours option

Walking Tour

What's Not Included



Lunch if you choose the 3-4 hours tour

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

This private tour have different options, choose your preferred way to explore the city.

Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Kunming hotel by holding your name sign, then heading directly to Green Lake Park either by subway or taxi (at your own cost)

Green Lake Park offers fascinating scenery of a wide range of lotus flowers in various kinds and beautiful lake. Wander around the roads and pavilions, enjoy local people in costumes of minority nationalities dance, play musical instruments, singing, taste tea, chat with friends and family. Appreciate the lovely Tulips if you come during spring time. Enjoy beautiful diverse lotus flowers in Summer. Watch black-headed gulls playing together in Winter.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Military School
Then, heading to Yunnan Military Lecture Room for Ground Force. The Yunnan Military Lecture Room for Ground Force is a well-known military academy in China. Some of the instructors were members of the Alliance, led by Sun Yat-sen, and the Wutang became an important stronghold of the revolutionary forces of Yunnan at that time. The teachers and students of Wutang played an important role in the later Xinhai "heavy nine uprisings" and the war of national defense. Stroll around school, visit the exhibitions and get to know this part of the history from your tour guide.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yuantong Temple
Continue to Yuantong Temple. With a history of more than 1,200 years, it is one of the grandest as well as the most important Buddhist temple in Yunnan Province. Follow your tour guide to visit major buildings inside the temple. Admire over 800 years old Yuan Dynasty Statues, and a copper statue of Sakymuni from Thailand. Watch locals praying, sitting and chatting, ongoing classes in Buddhist scriptures.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming
Your next stop is the Flowers and Birds Market. Strolling around the street, you will find hundreds of flowers. You'll hear continuous bird singing. The fishes are mainly tropical -- small and brightly colored for home aquariums. The Flowers and Birds Market is also a popular trading place for antiques. You can find many curios, coins, jade articles, jewelry, ink stones, porcelains, potteries, stone carvings, and marble products are among the arts and crafts. Feel free to let your tour guide know if you want to buy some souvenirs, your guide will offer tips on how to negotiate price.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dongsi Pagoda
Its time for lunch, if you choose the option 5-8 hours tour, you will stop for lunch. (if you choose the 3-4 hours walking, no lunch). Then, walking pass by Golden Horse and Jade Rooster Memorial Arch for photos.
It is said that if you haven't been to the Golden horse and Jade Rooster Memorial Arch, then you have not been to Kunming yet. The Golden Horse and Jade Rooster Memorial Arch is the symbol of Kunming, one of the most remarkable buildings of the city. Learn its history and back ground with your tour guide, then stroll around the food street and souvenir market. Feel free to try the local snacks at your own cost.

Your tour will ends here, you can choose to explore the area on your own, or your tour guide will help you find the taxi back to hotel at your own cost.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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