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X-Phase Itinerary

Today we are heading out on the first day of our X-Phase, which is a student planned and organized portion of the trip. Today we are exploring the Xizhou Oldtown, and tomorrow we are seeing the Three Pagodas and Chengsheng Temple. We are staying in a house in the Dali Oldtown.

July 22 2019

  • 12:00 – Leave Eco House (As soon as possible)
    • Take a bus from the Eco House (42-70 Y) – can’t find information online about
  • 1- Arrive in Xizhou
  • 1:15 – Eat lunch (150 Y)
  • 2:45 – Visit Yan’s Compound (390 Y) – 严家大院
    • Possible tea ceremony? Can’t find the actual price online
  • 5:15 – Leave Xizhou
    • Take a bus to the Eco House (42–70 Y)
  • 5:50 – Pick up bags
    • DD from Eco House to Dali (90-115 Y)
      • Possibly bus time permitting from Eco House to Dali (42-70 Y) – (Walk to main road è catch bus 7 è ride for 18 stops è get off at 一塔路口
    • 7:00 – drop off bags + check in to Airbnb
    • 7 – 8 – Dinner (200 Y)
    • 8 – 9 – Explore Old Town (in two groups) and buy breakfast (120 Y)
    • (1,845 Y total)

July 23 2019

  • 5:30 – Wake up
    • 6:00 – Leave for pagodas using didis (105 Y)
    • Or bus: walk to the eastern road è catch the 7 bus è ride 6 stops è get off at 北门桥头 è walk
  • 7:00 – Arrive at pagodas and buy tickets (1050 Y)
  • 8:00ish – Eat breakfast at pagodas and have morning meeting
  • 12:00 – 1:00 – leave pagodas
  • By 2:00 – Finish Lunch, find something near pagodas (200 Y)
  • 2:15 – Take bus back to old town (42 – 70 Y)
    • Possible split?è maybe biking
    • Bus back: walk down to main road è 三塔专线 bus è ride 7 stops è walk back to airbnb
  • 3:00 – Yu’er Yuan, Chuangdancheng
  • 6:00 – Eat dinner (300 Y)
  • 7:00 – Leave for house
  • Free time until bed
  • (2,075 Y total)

 

July 24 2019

  • 8:30 Leaving for breakfast in the Old Town, everyone is packed. (175 Y)
  • 9:30 Morning meeting in the airbnb
  • 10:30-11:00 Debrief on x-phase
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Last lunch in the old town, bring bags (300 Y)
    • Bus to the train station – tentative on information
    • Walk to main road è Take 8 bus – (31 stops, get off at 大理站) è walk to train station
  • 2:00 – arrive at train station