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Xi'an to Kunming Overview
Discover hidden China on this adventure beyond the tourist trail. Journey through the Yunnan and Sichuan regions and discover a fascinating mix of people all the way to the final destination, Kunming.
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- 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Adventure through China from Xi'an to Kunming
Discover hidden China on this adventure beyond the tourist trail. Journey through the Yunnan and Sichuan regions and discover a fascinating mix of people all the way to the final destination, Kunming. See breathtaking sights like the Terracotta Warriors, the Three Gorges and the Tiger Leaping Gorge and have an unforgettable encounter with China's iconic panda. This trip from Xi'an to Kunming is an incredible introduction to the region.
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As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.
The stunning Wudang Shan Mountains are an important Taoist site full of monasteries and is home to a number of prominent schools of martial arts. Xiang Fan is within the farming and textiles area of China and close to a number of important temples and cultural sites.
Located on the Yangzi River, Yichang is an important trading town and has been the site of many historic battles due to its strategic location.
Named after the site of an ancient ferry crossing, the Yangzi River flows for 6,418 km and winds through a diverse range of China's landscapes.
Dazu's incredible sculptures and carvings are a fantastic sight to behold. They number in the tens of thousands and depict Taoist, Buddhist and Confuscian iconography.
Chengdu has plenty of traditional flavour with its famous tea houses, numerous markets and as the home of Sichuan cuisine, known the world over for its spiciness.
Home to the world's largest outdoor Buddha, which took 90 years to carve, Leshan is a small city situated at the confluence of three rivers. Emei Shan is one of the holiest places in China. At just over 3000 m high, this mountain has been a centre of pilgrimage for over 1800 years.
Check out Panzhihua, a thriving industrial city surrounded by greenery.
Set among stunning mountain scenery, World Heritage-listed Lijiang is home to old-world China and the local Naxi people - a matrilineal society descended from Tibetan nomads.
Dali has a relaxed atmosphere that is enhanced by its spectacular surroundings - snow-capped mountains on one side and the vast Erhai Lake on the other.
A laidback city to visit, Kunming is the capital of Yunnan Province and is known as 'the city of eternal spring' due to its temperate climate.
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