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.

Destinations: Baoshan – Tengchong

Brief itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in Baoshan, airport pick up and drive to hotel (no meal incl.)
Day 2 Drive to Tengchong along the Old Burma Road (Breakfast)
Day 3 Tengchong Volcano Park, Hot Springs Park & Yinxing Village (Breakfast)
Day 4 Tengchong Heshun historic town (Breakfast)
Day 5 Drive to airport, fly out and trip ends (Breakfast)

Duration: 5 days
Activities level: Moderate
Accommodation: 
Baoshan: Jinshuige Hotel
Tengchong: Prince 5 Inn
Transport: Private air-conditioned vehicle
Meals: 4 hotel breakfasts

Price:
CNY 3550 per person, twin sharing
Size of group: min. 4 persons

Price:
CNY 4800 per person, twin sharing
Size of group: min. 2 persons

Tour details
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 Optional tour to the Tengchong Volcano 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 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.

Hotels & resorts
City: Baoshan
Hotel 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. Chinese and western restaurants, bar, teahouse, Chinese restaurant private rooms in baoshan “eight sights” and “eight sights”, named rooms are adorned with attractions original.

City: Tengchong
Hotel name: Prince 5 Inn
Information: A two-story wood-frame construction and two into the courtyard. A total of seven Chinese classical inn-style rooms, each room is equipped with a private bathroom, a 24-hour hot water, hair dryer, disposable toiletries. Meanwhile Rooms are equipped with LCD TV, electric kettle and free internet access.Two viewing sun room.
Location: Located within the ancient town of Heshun, Heshun library about 3 minutes walk away

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