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The Road was used to transport materials during WWII. Because of the high ridges and deep valleys, the little impact from outside, residents of the roadside still live a simple life. The scenery along the Old Burma Road is spectacular.

    Destinations: Baoshan – Tengchong

    Overview
    The Old Burma Road links Lashio Burma (is now called Myanmar) to Kunming China. The Road was used to transport materials during WWII. Because of the high ridges and deep valleys, the little impact from outside, residents of the roadside still live a simple life. The scenery along the Old Burma Road is spectacular. Start from Baoshan, you will drive up the Old Burma Road into the isolated parts of Yunnan. You will be amazed at how villagers pull themselves and their cargo across the Nu River. You will also enjoy the harmony and prosperity of ancient town Heshun.

    Brief itinerary
    Day 1 Arrive in Baoshan, railway station or airport pick up and drive to hotel (No meals incl.)
    Day 2 Drive to Tengchong along the Old Burma Road (Breakfast)
    Day 3 Free or optional tour to the Tengchong Volcano Park , Hot Springs Park & Yinxing Village (Breakfast)
    Day 4 Free or optional tour to the Tengchong Heshun historic town, transfer to airport, trip ends (Breakfast)
    Duration: 4 days
    Tour valid: 01/12/2016-30/06/2017
    Activities level: Moderate
    Accommodation: Baoshan: Jinshuige Hotel
    Tengchong: Teng Chong He Shun Cha Ma Inn
    Transport: Private air-conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 4 hotel breakfasts
    Price: CNY 1400 per person, twin sharing
    CNY 560 per person, single room surcharge
    Size of group: min. 4 persons
    Including
    - 4 nights’ hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast
    - D 1, 2 & 4, all private transfers with air-conditioned van
    Day 1 Arrive in Baoshan (no meals)
    Meet on arrival at Baoshan airport and transfer to the hotel, check in Jinshuige Hotel. At Jinshuige hotel, you will see many photos showing the Old Burma Road in the 30s.

    Baoshan is located in the western part of Yunnan province. In the past it was an important center for trade among Myanmar, India and China. Because Baoshan was a main battlefield during WWII so the Old Burma Road ran through here.

    Overnight at Jinshuige Hotel, Baoshan

    Day 2 Baoshan to Tengchong along the Old Burma Road (Breakfast)
    Today’s trip is the highlight of your whole journey. You will drive around 210 km up the Old Burma Road into the isolated parts of Yunnan.

    En route, you will explore the tropical landscape of the Nu River, the branch of Lancang River (known as Mekong River outside China); Visit the coffee plantation; Overlook the famous Huitong Bridge and pass the Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve.

    In the afternoon, you will reach Tengchong. It played an important role in the defense against the Japanese by the allied forces during WWII. Tengchong's surroundings are dotted with countless ancient volcanoes and numerous natural hot springs.

    Overnight at Tengchong: Tengchong Empark hotel and resorts, Building B

    Day 3 Free or optional tour to the Tengchong Vocano Park, Hot springs Park & Yinxing Village (Breakfast)
    Optional tour: today you will visit one of the four most famous volcanoes in China---Tengchong Volcano Park. It is 25 km away from city centre and takes 30 mins to get there. It is known as the “natural volcanic geological Museum”. You will trek in the park for about 2 hours.

    Drive then to Tengchong Hot springs Park, one of China’s largest geothermal areas.

    Drive to Yinxing Village which means ginkgo village in Chinese. It is 16 km from city center and takes 45 mins. to get there. There are more than 3000 gingko trees in the village and many of them are more than 500 years old.

    Overnight at Tengchong: Tengchong Empark hotel and resorts, Building B

    Day 4 Free or optional tour to the Tengchong Heshun historic town, trip ends (Breakfast)
    Optional tour: today you will visit the historic town of Heshun and its picturesque Qing Dynasty-style houses.

    You will visit Ai Siqi’s (a well-known philosopher) former residence, Heshun Library, Yuanlongge Taoism Temple and Heshun Wencang Palace.

    You will also visit a museum about the history of the Old Burma Road.

    Drive to Tengchong airport and depart for your next destination. Trip ends.
    City: Baoshan
    BeijingHotel Name: Jinshuige Hotel
    Information: 54 guestrooms and suites, including standard rooms, single rooms, hotel restaurant offers the local cuisine.
    Location: located in baoshan city of yunnan province long Yang district yongchang culture park, east of Dali - baoshan highway



    City: Tengchong
    BeijingHotel Name: Teng Chong He Shun Cha Ma Inn
    Information:The rustic-style rooms are stylish and come with a seating area, a cable TV and an electric kettle. En suite bathrooms include free toiletries, shower facilities and hairdryers. Property highlights: Guests can relax in the garden, play table tennis, or rent a car to explore the areas. Free parking and luggage storage are also available. The hotel’s on-site restaurant offers delicious local dishes.
    Location: Located within the ancient town of Heshun, Cha Ma Inn is just steps from Heshun Library. Tengchong Tuofeng Airport is 14 km away.

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