In December we would like to travel from Kunming to Luang Namtha. To save time, we would like to hire a car and driver. Does anybody know approximate cost, time of travel and possible companies to contact please.
Hi how about weather at Kunming? I will arrive Kunming on 31st Oct 2015. I did prepare some clothes
I dont know what to expect as this is my 1st time travel without using agency
My flight arrive at 0730 hrs and I am unable to take the two scheduled buses departing at 0730 and 0830 hrs for Hong Tu Di(Hua Shi Tou)
Please help to confirm that there are buses going to Dongchuan County and then change to another bus or taxi to Hong Tu Di(Hua Shi Tou).
What are the timings and prices?
We need a driver who accompany us for three days. We are 02 people .
Exactly we arrive at Kunming airport on Friday 7 August at 18.00, but we would like to sleep in Shillin (Petried Forest).
the next day Saturday August 8 visit Shillin (Petried Forest) and continue to Jianshui and see Confucio Temple, Zhu garden family and Bridge of 2 dragoons . Sleeping in Jianshui.
The next day, Sunday, August 9 visit Yuanyang (terrace) and back to Kunming in the late afternoon .
Could you help us to find a solution by agency or single professional driver ?
our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
luca & paola
We will be in Kumming from 19/5, then fly to Lijiang on 22/5. Return to Kumming on 24/5 to transit to Singapore on same day. Need to leave a large luggage for 3 days. May I know where can I leave it safely and how much will it cost pls?thanks
Would appreciate advise on which hotel is closest to the Kunming train station. I am travelling with my 10 year old, and will be by train from Lijiang, arriving in the morning at around 6am. My flight to KUL is at 1740 same day.
Any advice as to which hotel would be good for us. Thanks
I plan to travel from Kunming to Yuanyang, stay there 2 days, then travel to Dali (bypass Kunming), then to Lijiang. Finally back to Kunming before heading home. Total in 9 days. Any suggestion? Where to stay in these places? I am budget traveller.
Hi I will go to Kunming by Air Asia end of Oct 30 until 5 Nov 2015. From Kunming i would to go to Chuxiong, Lijiang and Dali by train. Can someone suggest me which area i should go first and which place I should cover.
Hello , I'm packing for kunming but i cant figure out exactly which all clothes should i carry to kunming for march to july month . Plz anyone suggest me here or to my email : email@example.com
I am planning to travel to Dali from Kunming the end of September 2014, together with 6 others. I am thinking of taking a van. What do you think? Btw how much does it cost per trip?
I will be arriving at Kunming airport from overseas and plan to board a local flight to Lijiang from the same Kunming airport. Is one and half hours sufficient time after arriving from overseas to take the local flight to Lijiang? Let me know, thanks.
Where in Luoiswan can I buy pearls?
I am planning to visit Kunming from Bangkok. The places I want to visit are - Dongchuan Red Land, World Horti-Expo Garden, Jiuxiang Scenic Area, Jiuxiang Scenic Area and may be Taihe Palace(not sure about this one).
So, can you please suggest me that what would be best to visit and if 4 days is sufficient to visit? And, may be help me with an sample itinerary?
Thanks a lot!
P.S - one more question. Daguan Pavilion is same as Dongchuan Red Land? If not same then I want to include is too.
I am an American currently live in Kunming, China for four years now (for a total of 13 years in China). So, far it is the BEST city in the world for me to live in and I hope/expect to live here forever. However, if for some reason I can't stay here at some point (e.g. China won't issue me another visa), I want to have a backup city for me to move to. And I want to KNOW what my backup city is in advance.
I have several criteria for my backup city (to try to match Kunming or better):
1) Good weather year around (Kunming almost always gets up to 15 degrees (Celsius) each day in the winter and rarely goes above 30 degrees in the summer)
2) Great prices compared to USA (it would cost me six times more to live in the USA given my current level of living here in Kunming: I have a 2700 square foot luxury apartment for $500 USD per month; my personal assistant works for me for less than $3 per hour, etc.)
3) I would like to live in a city of 1,000,000 or more, although I might accept as low at 500,000.
4) The residents of this city should have a friendly attitude towards Americans.
These are my basic requirements. Do you know of any cities in your travels that might fit?
With much appreciation...
Can anyone suggest how to go around these places in 8 days free n easy ? My wife and I plan to go to Kunming for 2 days, 3 days in Dali and 3 days in Lijiang. Will there be a problem taking public transport in these places ?
I would like to buy a tablet in kunming. I am looking for a good but cheap (chinese) brand. Where can i find a tablet store and when i buy a Chinese brand, would it be easily possible to translate the software in english?
Thanks a lot!
Am arriving in Kunming tomorrow and I need to urgently get my laptop fixed as it is infected with a virus. Can anyone recommend where I can go where the staff speak good english.
I am looking for a professional/reliabe driver from Kunming to YuanYang
Could you please recommend two days of activities for Kunming?
Hi, if I wish to take the shuttle bus from the airport into the hotel in the city, where do I get down? After that, do I take a taxi or walk? Or is it better to take a taxi directly?
The hotel is in East Shifu Street, Kunming City Center. TQ.
Can anyone give an opinion about Cloudland Youth Hostel and The Hump Youth Hostel?
In terms of location (train station, airport, shopping malls) and other factors like cleanliness.
I am also open to staying at budget hotels and hope to get some recommendations (about 200 yuan/night). TQ.
I shall be in Kunming on 11 Nov and have planned to fly to Shangrila on 13 Nov before slowly making my way down to Kunming once more via Dali and Lijiang by bus/train. Is this a good idea or should I go up slowly by bus/train up to Shangrila before flying back to Kunming? TQ.
I'm planning a trip from Kunming to Lijiang by overnight train. I need some suggestion from you.
1. Which overnight Train has VIP Chamber, since we, a couple, will visit with 3 yr kid (height is less than 95cm)
a. K9606 (20:53 ~ 06:33)
b. K9610 (21:58 ~ 07:10)
c. K9614 (22:28 ~ 07:39)
d. K9652 (23:55 ~ 10:12)
2. I will start on 28th Oct 2012 from Kunming by overnight train. Is it possible to book the ticket from the website http://www.12306.cn/mormhweb/kyfw/ just now to ensure to get by anyone else with my name & passport number.
3. How much it would take by a taxi from Kunming new airport to Train Station at around 19:30 and what will be the time to reach.
4. Is there any alternative way (by bus) to reach Train Station from new airport? What is the route if we want to go by bus & what time it may take at the evening time?
Thanks in advance for your great passions.
Does anyone know where I can get a computer (external hard drive) repaired in Kunming?
Hi, I will arrive Kunming late in the evening next month and I'm looking for a budget hotel with attach bathroom and breakfast.
Someone recommended me the Camelia hotel, quite a lot negative reviews on Camelia hotel.Is there any budget hotels around rmb150 in prime location in Kunming? Thanks and much appreciate.
Anyone out there can give me some contacts regarding farm or villa stays with meals provided near Kunming? Good and cheap as well
Thanks for any replies
We will be in Kunming in April and would like to hire a car with driver for about four days to take us to Dali and back. We are travellers with minimal luggage.
Can anyone recommend a guide for Kunming and its environs for 1 day?
We are 3 persons arriving in Kunming on the 23 of September,and we would like to rent a car with a driver to go to visit Yunnan till the 3 of October.What would be the price for that?
I am looking to hire a private driver to take me from Kunming to Dongchuan/Lexiaguo, Stone Forest and then Yuanyang. Can anyone suggest a driver and would you know the price?