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Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park

Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000, China
+86 0871 67719006
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This forest of stone, formed by erosion over millions of years, is comprised of many stone peaks, pillars and stalagmites rising abruptly from the ground and extending as far as the eye can see.
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Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The stone formations are really unique and one of a kind. A must see while in Kunming. To travel cheap we took a 2 hour bus ride from Kunming Bus Station and stayed at a hotel near the Stone Forest for the night before visiting...More

Thank borneowarrior
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a world heritage site does sort of allow you to bump up the entrance fee somewhat but actually the 200 yuan fee was justified. We spent over 4 hours exploring this natural park. It takes about 90 minutes to drive here from Kunming and...More

Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a normal Taxi from Kunmig and back for only 600.- CNY to go there. It was worth the money! Really impressive huge natural stones and not too crowded. Didn't see such before.

Thank Klaus5458
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a driver from Kunming for the day and did this and Dragon Gare. This was so awesome and very vast. You can take a guide but it was more enjoyable to wander on our own. Bring food as options are limited as well...More

Thank Teacher2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Stone Forest in Shilin near Kunming in Yunnan province is really awesome and worthy of a 1/2 day trip. I went on a private tour organized by China Highlights. My guide was Murphy, who was very pleasant and spoke in perfect English. She taught...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were with Chinese friends and therefore we did not have to worry about the tickets or way to get there from Kunming. The trip is about 2 hours and is definitely worth the travel time. We had everything organised with transfers and guides and...More

Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I visited this attraction many years ago and it has been upgraded since. The park is well maintained. Despite the helpful electric shuttle bus, the walking is quite time-consuming. However, the scenes are beautiful and enjoyable. One needs some imagination in order to fully enjoy...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Our last day in China we drove from Kunming to the Stone Forest. The drive and our time spent in a traffic jam was well worth it, because the Stone Forest is so cool! We did visit on a Holiday, so it was quite busy,...More

Thank hradical6
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The natural formation of the stones is amazing. You need to walk 1 to 2 hours and should wear comfortable walking shoes as the ground is mainly natural stones. There are many many people and is always congested when trying to get up to the...More

Thank Felix3105
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The rock here was tilted 90 degrees so that the original horizontal layers are now vertical. The cracks have been widened by erosion until there are free standing groups of spires, narrow walkways, and cool canyons. If you stay near the parking area it will...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
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Hi I have planned a Kunming tour in april for 3 days. How can I go to stone forest? Any bus route?
20 March 2017|
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Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
I hired a taxi for the day. Prices are really reasonable, I think I paid Renminbi 300.
Paul M
What would be the cheapest daytour trip for going to Stone Forest? I am a solo traveller and want to join a group
27 February 2017|
Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to join a group. It is fun wondering around and avoiding the groups.
alexander g
I have 1 full day in Kunming (first place to arrive when coming from the USA ).We are in our mid-sixties and my question is : should we spend that one full day visiting the Stone Forest or should we rather visit Kunming,the nearby lake and the other surrounding attractions nearby ?
27 December 2015|
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Response from hyper64 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Alexander, spend the day to visit the stone forest and the museum. Take some snacks with you or some fruit, there you get only cookies pr something else. For my opinion Kunming is not so nice special at this time... More