Day 1 Private tour of Naigu Stone Forest + Nuohei Yi Village (-/L/-)
09:00 am the guide picks up you at lobby of your OWN hotel in Kunming downtown, then transfer 1.5hrs to visit Naigu Stone Forest is about 10km to the east of Large Stone Forest. “ Naigu “in the Yi language means old and black. It covers an area of 7.83 square kilometers with the characteristics of magnificence, roughness , primitiveness and simpleness. Seen from outside , the forest resembles an ancient battle field , mysterious. However go inside , it looks like a place luxurious and solemn.
Afterward, continue to Nuohei Yi Village is located in Guishan Town about 32km from Stone Forest (Shilin) County. The villagers inhabited here is Sani people, a branch of Yi nationality. Nuohei come from Yi language means "monkey pond" The village nestles among mounts and lakes. It's a world of stones, composed of roads paved with polished stones, slate houses, rocky mounts and Karst lakes. Villagers had been using limestone to build their houses for centuries and hundreds of old houses, which have a history of more than a hundred years, are still well preserved in the village today.
After the tour, transfer back to Kunming, and drop off at your hotel.