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Advantages of choosing me - Sunny - as your tour guide


  • I grew up in this beautiful part of China and can tell you everything about the culture, local customs, and habits of the many minorities living in Yunnan province
  • You will have much freedom of choice when it comes to deciding your preferred route and places of interest
  • In addition to Mandarin Chinese, I am fully conversant with some of the local dialects, such as Bai. I am also fluent in English. Because of this, I can help you with all kinds of language challenges, to mention bargaining as just one example
  • I have been a tour guide for a number of European travel organizations in Yunnan for many years, and I am familiar with the Western ways of life and Western expectations
  • In case you decide to use my services as your tour guide, we are able to arrange all your local transportation (bus, plane, train or car), accommodation, plus entrance fees and tickets for entertainment events - at no cost. In other words, no additional fees will be calculated
  • It is normal in China to lead tourists to tourist shops for the commission, we don't do that
  • In case you wish to extend your holidays to other parts of China, we are able to help you, by either going with you myself or recommending one of my trusted colleagues
  • Flight tickets must be paid in advance, all other charges are payable after arrival. In some cases, we ask you to pay an installment


More personal...

We, business partners Sunny and Gerard, live in our lovely Yunnan. We know our province very well - but are still passionate to discover it - and are eager to show it's beauty and diversity to the rest of the world. We've also traveled abroad so we know how it feels. Our goal is to make you feel traveling with a local well-known friend in a far away and amazing country...

We launched Yunnan Minority Travel in 2008. Besides, Yunnan Minority Travel is a travel agent for some European travel companies.
We divided the work. Sunny knows every corner of the province very well as a guide, she knows the hotels and talks to the hotel managers, she organizes your car transport and so on. Gerard is responsible for the logistics involved in organizing tours, such as booking flights and hotels. Gerard is also responsible for the content of the websites.
We, Sunny & Gerard, work closely together with our guests to compose itineraries that are according to their wishes.

Although Sunny is most often on the road and Gerard most often in the office, they still appreciate traveling and not only work-wise. We love Yunnan for both its nature and culture. Therefore we continue to travel in Yunnan province to find new interesting and inspiring spots. And, we then check hotels, find new ones and update our routes.


Personal advice

Let us help you to make your tour more comfortable and pleasant. Our knowledge of the locals and their culture will definitely contribute to an unforgettable journey. We do our best to deliver the highest quality of service at a friendly price.

Do you like personal advice about cities or places of interest? Or perhaps you would like to know on which day there is a market or a festival? Maybe you're looking for information on the sanitary on a specific train? Where can you hire a bicycle? Please ask! Send an email. We will be happy to answer all your questions.


Payment methods

If you book a tour with us, you can arrange your payment via the Bank of China. We will inform you of the details when booked.


An important note

We ask for a deposit of 20% of the total price (excluding the price of any airline tickets) after we agreed on the itinerary. The deposit must be at our account at least 30 days before your trip starts. As soon as the deposit (and the amount for the airline tickets) is credited, we will notify you by email. The remaining amount should be paid, when you start your trip. We do not accept traveler cheques or credit cards. You can pay in several currencies or Renminbi.
For calculating the exchange rate, we always use the up to date Universal Currency Converter website.