Siden opdateret d. 06-07-2016
Per Bangsgaard´s hjemmeside.
Kina rejse 2017
Vi rejste fra Danmark d. 15 maj og var tilbage igen d . 3 juni
der var 12 deltager med turen :
Clas Owe Jaktlund ,Sverige
Inga Olsen ,Norge
Kjell Knutsen ,Norge
Irene Hermansen ,Norge
Henrik Lausen ,Broager.
Inga Lausen ,Broager
Simon Lausen ,Broager.
Kim jensen ,Aså
Tor Verås ,Norge
Torill Gjenstad ,Norge
Itinerary for Per’s 2017 Trip to China
Day 1 Arrive Kunming, drive to Zhuanlong Town from the Kunming Airport with a distance of 150 km and about two and half hours driving. Stay in Zhuanlong Town for two nights.
Day 2 Whole day plant explore to the Jiaozi Snow Mountain. The altitude of the top of the Jiaozi Snow Mountain is over 4000 meters and there are Rhododendron species and many other plants can be seen in the mountain. Take cable car to the top of the mountain and plant exploring around the top of the mountain and along the walking way down. Stay in Zhuanlong town for the second night. (Price for cable car is RMB 140 Yuan per person)
Day 3 Drive from Zhuanlong to Chuxiong. The distance from Zhuanlong to Chuxiong is 320 km. Have lunch on the way to Chuxiong. Chuxiong is the capital city of Chuxiong Yi Nationality Autonomous Region with a very strong Yi traditional culture. Stay in the Old Town of Chuxiong City for one night.
Day 4 Drive from Chuxiong to Caojian via Dali. The distance from Chuxiong to Caojian is 340 kilometers. Having Lunch by the Erhai Lake in Dali. Caojian is a small town located at the way between Yongping County town and Luku city. Caojian Town is small but still has very typical traditional Chinese culture with very colorful local life. Will drive across the Mekong River and will see some interesting landscapes and traditional Chinese culture on the way. Stay in Caojian for two nights.
Day 5 Whole day plant explore to the Zibenshan Mountain. The Zibenshan Mountain is a mountain range divides the Mekong River and Salween River. The highest peak of Zibenshan is 3799 meters above sea level. The mountain has many native plants including several endemic rhododendron species. Will drive to the top of the mountain and plant explore at the top of the mountain and along the way down. Stay in Caojian for the second night.
Day 6 Drive from Caojian to Dali. Free in the afternoon to visit the Old Dali Town. Dali is a very famous traditional Chinese ancient city with full of Bai Nationality culture and traditional Chinese Culture. There are so many local shops and interesting function in Old Dali Town. Stay in Old Dali town for two nights.
Day 7 Whole day plant explore to the Canghshan Mt. Many interesting plants like rhododendron, primula, gentian and many other alpine plants can be seen in the mountain. Take cable car to the top of the mountain. The cable car is 5555 meters long and the top station of the cable car is at an altitude of 3900 meters. It is easy to walk to an altitude of over 4000 meters. Many rhododendron species and other alpine plants can be seen along the walking way. Stay in Old Dali Town for the second night. (The price of the cable car is RMB 250 Yuan per person.)
Day 8 Dive from Dali to Jianchuan and then going to the 99 Dragon Pool Mountain. The 99 Dragon Pool Mountain has many rhododendron species. The whole mountain would cover by rhododendrons when rhododendrons are in full blooming. The alpine lakes with rhododendrons and many other native plants make the view very special. Drive back to Jianchuan in the late afternoon. Stay at Jianchuan for one night. (The entrance fee to the mountain is RMB 88 Yuan per person.)
Day 9 Drive from Jianchuan to Shigu Town and then drive up to Laojunshan Mountain. Take cable car to the top of the Laojunshan Mountain and plant explore around the mountain. Stay in Shigu Town for one night. (The price for cable car is RMB 245 Yuan per person.)
Day 10 Drive from Shigu to Weixi. Plant explore on the way. Will drive through a mountain named Lidiping. Plant explore on the way to Weixi mainly in the Mountain of Lidiping. The Lidiping Mountain is rich in plant species and many endemic plant species. Stay one night in Weixi county town.
Day 11 Drive from Weixi to Benzilan. Plant explore on the way. The landscapes on the way are very special. Stay in Benzilan for two nights.
Day 12 Whole day plant explore in Baimashan Mountain. The Baimashan Mountain is a very famous mountain with the highest peak of over 5600 meters. The mountain has so many native and endemic plants including many species of rhododendron and many other alpine plants. Will drive pass the Baima Sow Mountain and the pass is 4290 meters above sea level. Stay in Benzilan for the second night.
Day 13 Drive from Benzilan to Shangri-la (Zhongdian). Visit Shangri-la Alpine Botanic Garden on the way. Free afternoon to visit the old town of Shangri-la. Stay in Shangri-la for three nights.
Day 14 Whole day plant explore to the Heaven Lake. The altitude of the Heaven Lake is 4100 meters above sea level. So many native and endemic plants including rhododendrons, orchids, lilies and Incarvellea can be seen on the way from Small Zhongdian to the Heaven Lake. The plants and landscape around the Heaven Lake are so special and beautiful. Stay for the second night in Shangri-la.
Day 15 Whole day plant explore to the Shikashan Mountain and around the Napahai Lake. Take cable car to the top of the Shikashan Mountain and plant explore around the top of the mountain in the morning. Plant explore around the Napahai Lake in the afernoon. Stay in Shangri-la for the third night. (The price for cable car is RMB 220 Yuan per person.)
Day 16 Drive from Shangri-la to Lijiang. Free to visit Lijiang Old Town in the afternoon. Lijiang Old Town is the World Culture Heritage. Stay one night in Lijiang. (The price for Old Town protection fee is RMB 80 Yuan per person, free for those who is 70 years old or more.)
Day 17 Drive from Lijiang to Kunming. Stay in Kunming for one night.
Day 18 Departure.
Vi var i byerne Zhuanlong - Chuxiong - Caojian - Dali - Jianchuan -Shigu Town -Weixi -
Benzilan-Shangr-la - Lijang og til sidst i Kunming.
Vejret var godt og der var mange blomster ,især rhododendronerne blomstre rigtig godt.
Guan var igen vores guide.