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Non touristy individual tours, foreign run China travelagency, 20 years travelexperience, personal service.
Luyu Xiao Qu 13, Dali, China
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

A friendly hotel near the old centre of Dali is Jim's Tibetan Hotel. Clean, quiet rooms and a great banana pancake for breakfast. Rent a bike or ask Jim to organize a trip in the area. His Dutch wife Henriette is a travel agent for...More

Thank smithendriks
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Absolut AMAZING. We want a trip outside of the standard way and we contacted China minority travel. The arranged us a perfect organised trip from Kunming to the border of Myanmar and from Guiyang to Guiling. We saw beautifull things. One of the best trips...More

Thank leia-obi
Reviewed 25 April 2018

In april we traveled for almost 3 weeks ,with a good english guide, Ricky and driver for a great part through the unknown villages and cities of the minorities of south Yunnan. A wonderful experiene We enjoyed to the riceterraces an the red earth country....More

Thank viv279
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I only had five days to see the rice fields in Yuangyang - which are absolutely stunning. In this short time frame I needed an outfit to accommodate me real quick and I found Henriette and her China Minority Travels on Tripadvisor, Since she had...More

Thank bissigerhund
Reviewed 11 August 2017

During our trip through the beautiful Yunnan province we visited Dali. Dali is very touristy. As we wanted to see more of the area and its population, we contacted Henriette Buist of Cina Minority Travel. In consultation with Henriette, we agreed to take a day...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

With Henriette Buist van China Minority Travel and Jim of Jims Tibetan Hotel in Dali we went for een day-trip to a village of the Yi, a market and an old temple. Henriette speaks chinese very well and that is important if you want to...More

Thank Carla V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My friend had broken her leg in China, so our original trip needed to change. We were lucky to have Jim as our guide. He speaks English very well and arranged a wheelchair. The trip in Dali and to the Xizhou lake had to change...More

1  Thank paulwillygiesen
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We took a domestic flight from Kunming to Dali on 16 Apr 2017 (Sun) to continue with our second leg of our tour of Yunnan. We have the first encounter of the customary rich Dali from the warm welcome by Carrie, our tour guide from...More

Thank Lian Tiong G
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I had the pleasure of having Jim as my guide and driver for a couple of days in November. I'm an amateur photographer and was searching for some authentic images of the area of Dali and around the lake. Jim is a very caring person,...More

1  Thank Frederique V
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Henriette lives a long time in China and she knows a lot of all te (strange) habits of the chinese people. We were with a group of people with kids around 10-12 years, we have made a walk in the countryside through a little village...More

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