Tengchong Heshun Ancient Town
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Tour Overview

Indulge in a serene and culturally enriching 3-day escape to Tengchong, Yunnan. Your stay at a comfortable hot spring hotel in the historic Heshun Ancient Town offers a glimpse into the town’s vibrant history and overseas Chinese culture. Explore local highlights like the Heshun Museum and Shadow Play Museum, complemented by a scenic boat tour along the Heshun River. Venture into nature with a visit to the Beihai Wetland, where a wooden boat tour unveils diverse wildlife and landscapes. Cap off your journey at the Geothermal Scenic Area, marveling at the captivating spectacle of boiling springs and steaming fountains. This tour promises an unforgettable blend of Tengchong’s natural wonders and cultural gems, topped off with the rejuvenation of a hot spring bath.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Heshun Ancient Town Exploration: Uncover Heshun Ancient Town’s 600-year history through visits to the Heshun Museum and Shadow Play Museum, immersing yourself in its well-preserved charm.
2. Beihai Wetland Adventure: Retreat to the Beihai Wetland for a tranquil boat tour across 10 square kilometers of diverse ecosystems, offering a serene escape into nature.
3. Geothermal Marvels at Geothermal Scenic Area: Experience the raw power of geothermal activity at Tengchong’s Geothermal Scenic Area, featuring over 80 hot springs and captivating natural wonders like the Thermal Sea.
4. Relaxation in Heshun’s Hot Springs: Conclude each day with a luxurious soak in Heshun’s mineral-rich hot springs, providing the perfect rejuvenation after exploring Tengchong’s wonders.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Tengchong, a city teeming with both natural wonders and cultural gems. Upon touchdown, our affable guide and driver will greet you at the airport, whisking you away to your hotel in Heshun Ancient Town. This well-preserved enclave boasts a storied past spanning over six centuries.

    Heshun Ancient Town in Tengchong
    Heshun Ancient Town in Tengchong

    Once settled in, embark on a journey through the cobblestone streets of Heshun Ancient Town. Begin your odyssey at the Heshun Museum, unraveling tales of the town's history and the lives of its overseas Chinese residents. Immerse yourself in the traditional art of shadow puppetry at the Shadow Play Museum, where a live performance awaits.

    For those seeking an extra touch of adventure, an optional boat tour along the Heshun River unveils a unique perspective of the town and its scenic surroundings.

    Cap off your day with a return to your hotel, indulging in the rejuvenating embrace of a hot spring bath. The mineral-rich waters of Heshun's hot springs promise not only relaxation but also numerous health benefits.

    Accommodation: A hot spring hotel in Heshun Ancient Town

  2. Following a hearty breakfast, relish some free time to wander the charming streets of Heshun Ancient Town at your leisure. Explore quaint alleys, visit local temples and libraries, or peruse souvenirs and handicrafts to your heart's content.

    In the afternoon, you will venture to Beihai Wetland, one of the largest and most beautiful wetlands in China. Covering an area of more than 10 square kilometers, Beihai Wetland is a volcanic lava barrier lake marsh wetland, formed by the eruption of Tengchong Volcano millions of years ago. A wooden boat tour will unveil the wetland's diverse ecosystem, home to an array of birds, fish, and plants, creating a haven for nature enthusiasts.

    Beihai Wetland in Tengchong
    Beihai Wetland

    Embark on a seamless transition from the enchanting Beihai Wetland to the dynamic Geothermal Scenic Area, one of China's most vibrant geothermal regions boasting over 80 hot springs, fumaroles, geysers, and mud pools. Fueled by volcanic heat from the Tengchong Volcanic Field, this area offers a captivating spectacle of geothermal activity. Delve into the region's millennia-old history and culture shaped by these natural forces as you encounter iconic landmarks like the Thermal Sea, Pearl Spring, Big Boiling Pot, and Crystal Palace. Your exploration promises not just visual marvels but also a profound understanding of the area's geological heritage.

    As the day concludes, return to your hotel for another blissful soak in the hot spring waters.

    Accommodation: A hot spring hotel in Heshun Ancient Town

  3. Today marks your departure from Tengchong, bidding adieu to this enchanting locale. After a leisurely breakfast, take a moment to pack your belongings and check out of your hotel. Our guide and driver will ensure a timely transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • Private land transportation in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver;
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide service as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Main entrance tickets as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation, meals, and activities as listed in the itinerary;
  • One bottle of water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance;
  • Government taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Any optional golf car/battery car/shuttle bus/horse ride/boat cruise etc. inside the attractions;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • China visa;
  • Gratuities are highly appreciated if you think we did a great job;
  • Flights to/off Tengchong.
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