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Address: luyu xiao qu 13, Dali, China
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Description: Non touristy individual tours, foreign run China travelagency, 20 years...
Non touristy individual tours, foreign run China travelagency, 20 years travelexperience, personal service.
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Yunnan: fascinating and beautiful

For our visit to Yunnan we choose the "Yunnan Highlights trip" of China Minority Travel, in combination with the Lijiang - Wenhai trek (2 days). We made three daytrips: boattrip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Deventer, The Netherlands
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Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

For our visit to Yunnan we choose the "Yunnan Highlights trip" of China Minority Travel, in combination with the Lijiang - Wenhai trek (2 days). We made three daytrips: boattrip Erhai Lake, Yi minority trip and Lijiang countryside bike trip. It was an unforgettable holiday. We liked especially the great variety. Every day was different, every day had new surprises.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

These trips really let you experience how the rapid pace of development is transforming communities and peoples' lives. The contrast between the dominance of the new and the vanishing old is very interesting, and a little sad. Our guide, Jim, is a generous and kind person with a caring sensitivity for the people that you meet on these trips. If... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Yunnan's beauty and cultural fascination keeps drawing us back, and we have done several wonderful trips with Henriette and Jim. They know the area intimately, are extremely respectful of the local people, sensitive to local customs and preferences, and are welcomed warmly into homes, villages and markets which would otherwise be out of reach for the casual visitor. They provide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked a day tour with Henriette when we visited Dali. She was very easy to communicate with in organizing the trip, yet, the tour was rustic and very local, just the way we wanted. We have been living in China, so we can get around, but it was very helpful to have Henriette take us to a Yi minority... More 

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Nijmegen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We made a day tour with Henriette to get acquainted with the Yi people. Our tour started with a visit to a small Yi village beautiful located between rice terraces. Already at one of the first houses Henriette was enthusiastic welcomed by a Yi woman, who told her proudly that her daughter gave birth to a son. She invited us... More 

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Zürich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Henriette Buist organized perfectly and reliable our individual trip in Sichuan and Yunnan. Herself and all involved staff were very friendly and enjoyable to travel with. We really had a chance to dive into China off the beaten tracks and benefited a lot from Henriettes travel- and China experience.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We (familiy with two kids, 2 and 5 years old) booked a daytrip with Henriette around Dali. First we went to a local market which was very interesting also for the kids. After this we took a horse cart to the lake. On the lake we had a delicious lunch and then (after a waiting time because it was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We were 10 people, all delighted by this wonderful glimpse into real life in China. Henriette at China Minority Travel organised our 14 day trip through Yunnan.The countryside we went through is some of the most beautiful I've seen in a long and varied life of travel. Our local guides were knowledgeable and engaging. Meeting them was wonderful and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We asked Henriette to put together a tour in Yunnan province, after a recommendation by ex-pats living in Shanghai. It couldn't have been better! We flew to Kunming and from there everything worked perfectly. At first we stayed in Jim's Tibetan Hotel in Dali (recommended - see my review), from which Henriette personally took us on a fascinating day trip,... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

By the time we had corresponded online over two months with Henriette of China Minority Tours, we felt we had always known her. She responded in detail again and again to our many questions of what to see in a three week visit to China - in winter! Eventually the refined itinerary for 4 took us to Shanghai, Yangshuo, Dali,... More 

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