from US$2677 per person

Leisurely Golf Journey

(Hong Kong), Guilin, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Kunming, Shanghai

Play golf in the high-level courts and enjoy magnificent sceneries at the same time. This Leisurely Golf Journey welcomes golf lovers and professional players. We start our tour in Guilin. You experience a cruise on the world-wide famous Li River through stunning karst landscapes in Guilin and enjoy wonderful natural sceneries in Yangshuo. The golf course in the lovely Merryland makes you unwilling to leave. Also the golf course in Guilin would satisfy your desire. Later we go to Yunnan province and you will be amazed by the wonderful golf courses in Kunming. Playing golf with Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in view will surely leave you deep impression. The last destination is the largest city of China-Shanghai, which will amaze you by its modern atmosphere and traditional culture and art. Shanghai Sun Island Golf Club warmly welcomes you to have an unforgettable experience.

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  • Tour Code:
  • CET-GF02
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • (Hong Kong), Guilin, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Kunming, Shanghai
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Li River, Yangshuo, The Stone Forest, Dali Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (Yulong Xue Shan ), The Ancient Town of Lijiang, Yu Yuan Garden, The Bund
  • Experience & Features:
  • Guilin Merryland Golf Club, Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, Flowers and Birds Market, visit a local Bai Minority Family, Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club, Naxi Minority family visit, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club, Shanghai Sun Island Golf Club
  • Physical Rating : 2
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Day 1: Hong Kong-Guilin

Take a flight from Hong Kong to Guilin. Upon your arrival at Guilin airport, our guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals:


Day 2: Guilin-Xing'an (Merryland)

This morning we drive to [Merryland Golf Club] in Xing'an town, where you can play your golf (27 holes) while appreciating the picturesque scenery. Guilin Merryland golf club is the largest golf club in Guangxi. And it is also the only one in China with 27 holes foothill course of international standard. It is specially designed by American designer, Golden Louise. It is multi-functional golf course includes sports, entertainment, travelling and business meeting. While playing, you can also enjoy the special scenery. Professional manager of golf playing and international standard facilities are available. After playing, you can go to the exquisite royal golf club for a rest. The rest of the day in free at leisure.

Stay overnight in the hotel of Merryland Resort.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 3: Xing'an (Merryland)-Guilin

This morning is on your own. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, and have a nice strolling in the Merryland Resort, after lunch we drive back to Guilin city. The afternoon is free at leisure. This evening, we suggest that you take a cruise in the city's central area on a water system, which will absolutely give you a deep impression of Guilin.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 4: Guilin-Yangshuo

This morning we embark the boat for the [Li River cruise]. Cruising downstream with a pleasant breeze greeting, you can sit on cushion comfortably or enjoy the open-air viewing platform. Bring lots of films or be sure the memory card in your digital camera is with a large capacity, because this is a photographer's dreamland, where you are able to capture the dramatic landscapes that Chinese artists have been painting for centuries. Lunch will be served onboard. Disembark at Yangshuo Town and walk to the West Street, which has received countless foreigners from all over the world and reputed as "Global Village in China". Today, the 600 meters long street is over 300 cafes, restaurants, hotels art crafts and tourist stores, foreign language clubs, internet centers and Kungfu schools. This afternoon you are free at leisure. You can enjoy a coffee time in the West Street, or walk around the small Yangshuo town.

Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 5: Yangshuo-Guilin

In the morning, we drive back to Guilin city, spend the rest of the day in Guilin to discover its shinning scenic spots that make the city unique and especially beautiful. The [Elephant Trunk Hill] is the symbol of Guilin, standing in the Li River and looks like an elephant drinking water from the river. The [Reed Flute Cave] is one of the most spectacular caves displaying karst geographical formation in various shapes. After the visit, we will continue to the nearby [South China Sea Pearl Museum], where we can learn some knowledge of pearls and have the chance to purchase real sea pearl at competitive prices.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 6: Guilin-Kunming

This morning is free on your own. In the afternoon or evening, you will be transferred to the airport to catch a flight to Kunming. Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Stay overnight in Kunming.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 7: Kunming

Let’s enjoy playing golf at [Spring City Golf & Lake Resort] (18 holes) in the morning. Nestled amidst rolling mountains and breathtaking lake, Spring City Golf & Lake Resort presents an idyllic resort in a pleasant and refreshing spring-like climate all year round. It is well known as one of the best golf resorts in the world and the Asia golf paradise. The two championship golf courses in the resort are designed by Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones II respectively. Both courses have been voted by U.S Golf Digest as the No. 1 Golf Course in China and Hong Kong for consecutive three times. After golfing, we drive back to Kunming city and visit the [Grand View Park]. The park features blue water, long dikes and willow trees, flowers and lotus ponds and fish. There are buildings outside buildings and scenes within scenes. It boasts both the elegance of natural lake and hill and the beauty of ancient Chinese gardens.

Stay overnight in Kunming.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 8: Kunming-Dali

Today let’s have a day tour to the [Stone Forest]. Walking through the site, you may marvel at the natural stone masterpieces and are bewitched by the intricate formations. The magnificent, strange and steep landscape creates countless labyrinthine vistas will surely impress you. And there goes a local saying, “It is a waste of time without being in the Stone Forest while visiting Kunming”. Later this afternoon we will drive to Kunming Train Station to catch an overnight train to Dali.

Stay overnight on train.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 9: Dali

You will be picked up by your guide at Dali Train Station in the morning, and then be transferred to your hotel in the Old Town. The rest time in the morning will be your own. After lunch, we set out to visit a typical sight of Dali--the [Three Pagoda Temple]. Located at the foot of Mt. Cangshan facing Erhai Lake, it has a history of over 1,800 years. And it is a symbol of the history of Dali City. The middle pagoda, Qianxun Pagoda, 69.13 meters (227 feet) high, is one of the highest pagodas of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907), while the other lower two stand to the north and south sides of it. Then we continue to [visit a local Bai Minority Family] for the first-hand experience of the local daily life. The local people are very hospitable and friendly. Their traditional way of life and exquisite handicrafts will surely impress you.

Stay overnight in Dali Old Town.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 10: Dali

Today we will go to [Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club] to play 18 holes round golf. The club has an international standard golf course with 18 holes and 72 standard markers. The total length of the fairway is 7710 yards. There are 33 practice sites and double floodlit lamps in it. With fantastic golf course as well as the elegant and excellent western styled clubhouse in which the Chinese or Western food restaurant, it attracts lots of visitors there to enjoy their leisurely time. The considerate service is reflected in every aspect. Afterwards we will go back to Dali old town.

Stay overnight in a local hotel.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 11: Dali-Lijiang

Today we leave for Lijiang by private van/car/bus after lunch. We will get there in 3.5 hours. The beautiful scenery on the way will enable you a good chance to appreciate the natural beauty of that area. And we may stop on the way for you to relax and take some photos. We will arrive in Lijiang by dinner time.

Stay overnight in Lijiang.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 12: Lijiang

Lijiang is an ancient town with unique architectural style and people there still stick to their original way of living. In the morning, we will go to the [Jade Dragon Snow-capped Mountain]. The skyscraping snow-capped peaks and its imposing body plus the flowing rivers under the old town compose a fabulous picture. When looking afar, the snow-capped range looks like a silver dragon with snow curling up its middle. There is rich forest, herb and animal resources thrive on the mountain and a giant tram cart up here is one of the highest of its kind in China. Later we [take cables to climb the mountain] and be intoxicated in the picturesque scenery. And the visit of [Naxi Minority family visit] is waiting for you in the afternoon.

Stay overnight in Lijiang.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 13: Lijiang-Kunming

Today we will go to [Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club]. It is located at the scenery western foot of the Jade Dragon Mountain. The 18-hole Par 72 golf course is scrupulously designed by Neil Haworth. It enjoys the longest course of 8548 yards in the world. With an altitude of 3100 meters, weather here is fine through the year. The course is carefully designed in consideration of the nature landscape so that to make it a different style and refine and concinnity. It can display the unusual verve of the unique snow mountain golf course to the greatest extent. After golfing, we will take a flight back to Kunming.

Stay overnight in Kunming.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 14: Kunming-Shanghai

You can enjoy your free time in this beautiful highland city. Your guide will offer some information for your reference. Later the day, we will leave Kunming to take a flight to Shanghai.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B)


Day 15: Shanghai

After a leisurely breakfast, we will go to visit the [Yuyuan Garden] which is a famous classical garden in the south of the Yangtze River as well as a world-renowned historical site and scenic spot. Today’s tour also includes a visit to the [Jade Buddha Temple]. It is an elegant structure famous for its Buddha statue which is carved of a complete piece of solid white jade and decorated by jewels. Lunch is arranged in a characteristic Shanghai restaurant. After lunch our guide takes you to the [Outer Bund] for a grand view of Shanghai. There you can both experience the Shanghai in modern and tradition way. Afterwards you can enjoy a walk on the [Nanjing Road]. Nanjing Street is a comprehensive shopping center which integrates tourism, business and culture together. You will have a great time there.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 16: Shanghai

This morning, you can enjoy the golf-play at [Shanghai Sun Island Golf Club] (18 holes). It's one of the five golf vacation villages in Asia. Its special design of "each hole is along the lake" attracts many golf lovers to come here to enjoy. Also there are different restaurants and recreations around for you to choose and have fun. You will be transferred back to city in the afternoon.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 17: Shanghai-Departure

Today is on your own to relax until you are transferred to the airport for a flight flying back home or to your next destination. Our service ends at the Shanghai airport.

Meals: (B)

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  1 person 2-5 persons 6-9 persons ≥10 persons Single Room Supplement
First Class Tour $5858 $5319 $4505 $3507 $1200
Comfortable Tour $5352 $4937 $4230 $3207 $680
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