God's lost palette on earth - Dongchuan & Luoping 3-Day Tour

This is a land of magical beauty attracting countless photography lovers. People living in cities of concrete and steel dreamed a long time for the place. You will love here at first sight to this unmatched landscape. In this tour, the theme is color - Dongchuan's red and green, Luoping's yellow, while each place has a variety of beautiful scenery. You will visit the essence of both places: Dongchuan's Luoxia gully and Jinxiu Garden, Luoping's Golden Rooster Peak and the screw field. You'll also find out the simplicity and wisdom of ancient villages. There are always some beautiful scenery in the world that can only be seen by luck which will make the highlights of this trip: rosy clouds on the red earth of Dongchuan, sunrise on the golden rooster peak of Luoping. The red land and the golden peak is so beautiful and magnificent, giving you the absolute visual impact.


* Search God's lost palette in the world - light and shade Dongchuan Red Earth
* From the red land to the screw field of rape flower sea
* Golden Luoping, ten thousand acres of rape flowers blossom in the screw-shaped fields and mountains


- Tour code: CPT-YT-08

- Price: from $419 p/p

- Tour type: private tour

- Departure date: flexible

- Travel route: Kunming - Dongchuan -                                         Luoping - Kunming

- Trip length: 3 Days 2 nights

 Detailed itinerary:


Today in the morning the local tour guide and driver will pick you up at your Kunming hotel. Then drive to Dongchuan Red Land Scenic Spot in about 90 minutes. On arrival, visit colorful slope first. After the shooting, continue going to Jinxiu Garden, where there is the most concentrated and spectacular place of red land. Jinxiu Garden is also the best shooting point in Dongchuan Red Land with the largest scale and most imposing scenery. You can see large stretches of rolling hills with different views from different angles.


Have lunch and you will have a chance to taste the local food in good flavor and cooked with raw ingredients. After that, shift your sight to Luoxia Gully. In the afternoon, the shadow of white clouds will be reflected on the red land in Luoxia Gully, flickering on and off. Take pictures of the beautiful sunset on the red lands.


After dinner in a local restaurant, check into hotel for a good rest.

Kunming - Dongchuan, Dongchuan Sightseeing


Dongchuan - Luoping, Luoping Sightseeing


Get up early and go to Damakan spot to shoot the red land in sunrise. When the first ray of sunshine hits the village of  Damakan, the light and shadow are clear, which is the best time for shooting. Later move to the Music Spectrum Cove. After shooting the wonderful colors of  Dongchuan Red Land there, enjoy lunch in the local restaurant.


Then you will leave Dongchuan for the world's largest rape flower field, Luoping. It will take about 4 hours to get there. From February to March every year, hundreds of thousands of acres of rape flowers are open, stretching for dozens of miles! The unique karst landform of Yunnan is featured in Luoping, with the conical karst hills rising one after another and the sea of flowers, allowing people to enjoy the natural beauty. Take advantage of the afterglow of the sunset to capture the beauty of this moment.


After dinner, check into hotel. Evening free on own.


It is recommended to get up early today and go to Golden Rooster Peak to shoot panorama of rape flower sea at sunrise. The morning mist is light, you can sit on the forest peak, overlooking the rolling waves and blending into the flower sea, you will become the most beautiful scenery there. Later shift your eyesight to the "screw-shaped field", where nature gave birth to the strange beaded funnel karst surface. Industrious farmers made and cultivated it, and the advantaged climate of Luoping created this beautiful spectacle. Well-known around the world, the screw-like rice fields shall give you absolute visual impact.


Enjoy shooting as much as you like, and then have lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, drive for about 3 hours back to Kunming. Be sent to the hotel/train station/airport according to your travel  plan.

Screw-shaped field, Luoping back to Kunming


 China Panda Tour's experienced travel consultant 1 on 1 service 24hours/7days from inquiry to back home;

  Entrance tickets to listed viewpoints in the itinerary & necessary shuttle bus/cable car/sightseeing bus tickets;  

√  Escorted by experienced English-speaking tour guide;

  Meals mentioned in the itinerary;

  Private transfers with professional driver between hotel/attraction/airport/railway station/restaurant as listed in the itinerary;

√  Booking of flight/train/cruise tickets per your preferences;

  Accommodation in each city, hotel level/feature is decided by your choice;

√  Traveler's accidental insurance.



-- This itinerary can be flexibly adjusted according  to your requests. You can change the order, or extend the tour with more cities or days, or even shorten it with deleting any cities or days. Our professional travel consultant will help you revise the itinerary until suiting your schedule.

-- China Panda Tour also provides French/German/Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin-speaking tour guide service.

-- If you only want to rent a car for your trip, please kindly inform us. China Panda Tour's professional drivers would provide you with satisfying service.


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