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

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Member for 10 years 4 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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  • yolamda

    June 10, 2013

    My name is Yolamda and my husband Aland and I were very fortunate to have Timmy as our tour guide in Kunming last week. We are from Poland and this was our first trip to China. Timmy arranged for a driver and car to meet us at the airport and deliver us to our hotel.  The next morning Timmy arrived before 9am to meet us in our hotel lobby to start the first amazing days of touring Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Caves....read more

  • yewjern

    June 1, 2013

    Timmy was really helpful and friendly. Se was very prompt with the emails when we are arranging the trip and able to tailor the itinerary according to our needs. She listed all the costs to us clearly before we set off, making it easier for us to budget for the trip....read more

  • travisartz

    April 24, 2013

    Spent 3 days with Timmy in and around Kunming.   Timmy's English is good and she is a very friendly girl.  Likes to laugh, likes to joke and tries to keep you comfortable.  I was considering using Timmy as a buying assistant for some products around Kunming.  In the end I opted not to do it, but I have no doubt that she would have done a good job for me. ...read more

  • lorita025

    March 25, 2013

    We are a family of four, with two teenage girls, and were visiting Kunming for three days .We were able to make all of our arrangements via email prior to our arrival in Kunming.  Timmy replied quickly to emails, and was able to understand and arrange three days of fabulous fun for us so we could get to know both the new and the old Kunming.  Her English is very good and her personality is one of great happiness.  She makes ...read more

  • RichardJune

    February 25, 2013

    Last month ,My wife and I visited Kunming ,we hired Timmy Tao as our guide two days .She did great job including help us made the itinerary in Kunming .She had show us around Kunming downtown .My wife would like to have a look in Bamboo temple and she also help us and told us many funny stories and history of Bamboo temple .That’s bravo ....read more

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