It's my pleasure to be your guide and your next minority friend.

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Member for 10 years 2 months
$15 Per Hour | $100 Per Day
  • Gender
    : Female
  • English
    : Fluent
  • Transportation
    Private bus, Public transportation, Bicycle
  • Services
    Tour guide, Interpreter, Business assistant, Shopping assistant, Car rental, Airport/train station pickup, Ticket booking

About Me

My dear guests and friends:
           Thanks for browsing my page here. My name is Timmy and I am an English tour guide with 6 years guiding experiences based in Yunnan  ,and International tour leader for 3 years . I usually guiding in Kunming and often travel to Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-La, Tengchong, Yuanyang and many other cities in Yunnan province.  My specialty is designing custom private tours to meet customer requirements.
    I am a sweet lady with many characteristics, my top qualities being honest and kind.  Besides my profession, I have many hobbies such as singing minority songs, minorities dances, playing badminton, writing ancient poems and tea ceremonies.  As a lover of travel and an experienced guide, I do understand very well what my guests expect from the tours in Yunnan .
    My principles: Treat my guests as my good friends. To be honest,I do care for my guests, and service my guests with my heart.  I am a guide not only showing my guests popular sightseeing places, but also off-beaten-paths, to see the way how local people live.  Moreover, if you are interested in local food, I am glad to bring you to a clean and very cheap restaurant in the oldest building which has local Kunming food, etc...
   I am Yi nationality, I can tell you more about my nationality.I will be your next Minority Nationality friend. I am an international tour leader ,traveled many countries in Asia . I do have lots of stories to share with you . I am also foodie guide (clients said )
I also provide services for:
Business Assistant - including company with clients, visit suppliers; interpreter & translator during exhibitions; business sourcing, market research, business negotiation. Shopping Assistant - teaching you most competitive shopping without receiving a commission from the sellers.  I can help you shopping in the markets, etc.  In addition, I am good at bargaining.  Car rental/motorcycle rental Airport/train station pickup & sendoff, ticket booking.  Hotel/restaurant/massage/spa recommendation and reservations.
Please feel free to ask me any info or questions.  I will reply you within 12 hours.  I am very confident that I will be able to enhance your Yunnan trip experience and I am very glad to be your next China Minority nationality friend.
Looking forward to meeting you in Kunming soon.
Wish you a wonderful trip!

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Reviews of timmytao

  • Pleddie Baker

    December 18, 2013

    To start with, I want to say, Timmy is young but she is an outstanding and experienced Tour Guide. It was easy to see why her University honored her and she won a National Competition her senior year. I am a 76 year-old widower and Timmy took excellent care of me and made my visit to Lijiang, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Kunming, Shilin and the Nai Gu Stone Forests, and the Yuanyang rice terraces a fantastic experience....read more

  • cclancy

    October 29, 2013

    Traveled with Timmy Tao for 14 days to Nu river valley, Dali, Lijiang and Kunming.  The trip was fantastic largely due to her excellent abilities as a guide and just plain being a fun person to travel with.  She is prompt, honest and speaks good enough English to have long, thoughtful conversations. ...read more

  • sr71my

    August 19, 2013

    Did all contacting and arrangements via email before we arrived in Kunming for
    transportation requirements to Shilin and Jiuxiang; afforable prices, everything
    went well without a hitch...top-notch planner...very satisfied with her services and
    will definitely use her services again..thanks very much, Timmy

  • Nuschki

    August 6, 2013

  • John Nisbet

    July 5, 2013

    I was so impressed with Timmy Tao as my tour guide last year that I hired her again this year.  Last year my tour was only for 1 1/2 days in and around Kunming but this year my tour was for 7 days, at the end of May, beginning of June and covered much more of Yunnan Province.  ...read more

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