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Amelie Degrande
posted on Thursday, May 17th at 02:13

May First means HOLIDAY for most of us. But for the Wa people of Cangyuan, it means it’s time for the Mud Rubbing Festivities to start. During this festival people smear each other with ash, ox blood and mud to bring each other good fortune and peace and frighten away evil. 

Wonders of Yunnan
posted on Sunday, June 11th at 19:27

For the seventh time, Kunming's "500KM City Music Festival" kicks off - this year end of June. A large variety of Chinese and international bands on three different stages will rock Yunnan's capital during two days! Join Kunming's largest music festival close to Dianchi Lake!

Aaron Mao
posted on Friday, May 26th at 01:45

One of numerous Chinese holidays that is celebrated according to the Lunar Calendar: the 5th day of the 5th month falls on  Tuesday, 30.May this year. The public holiday lasts three days from 28.May to 30.May. As many other businesses, our office stays closed during these three days.

Olaf Malden
posted on Thursday, April 27th at 20:33

Other than the majority of Chinese public holidays, the International Worker's Day or Labour Day (劳动节 – láo dòng jié) or more colloquially "May Day" (五一节 – wǔ yī jié) is not tied to the lunar calendar but is celebrated on Mai 1st like in many other countries all over the world.

Linda Lin
posted on Thursday, April 27th at 00:59

We’re excited to announce our new 2017 summer promotion! From May to August, our brand new multiple-day group tours come with a free ticket for either the Dynamic Yunnan Show in Kunming’s Art Theatre or for the Lijiang based show The Sound of Yunnan. Book now and enjoy!

Aaron Mao
posted on Tuesday, March 28th at 20:18

The Tomb-Sweeping Day, or Qingming Jie (清明节) how it is called in Chinese, is a traditional Chinese festival beginning of April, on which ancestors are remembered. Usually families use this holiday visiting the grave yards of their ancestors, sweep the tombs and put down offerings.

Christy Huang
posted on Wednesday, March 8th at 22:57

The Water-Splashing Festival (Poshuijie / 泼水节 in Chinese) is the New Year's or Spring Festival on the calendar of the Dai people, an ethnic group living in Yunnan's south and southwest. This year, the festival takes place from 13. to 15. April. Bring your water guns!

Linda Lin
posted on Friday, December 23rd at 23:19

Another year is about to come to an end and we are happy to announce that 2016 has been a good one. Many new employees have joined us, we worked diligently on new tours and services and welcomed many new guests to Yunnan and China. We send you our season's greetings from Kunming!

Justin Wang
posted on Tuesday, October 4th at 20:38

The Huijie Festival of the A’chang people is solemnly celebrated as an important religious event in the A'chang settlements of Dehong, in Yunnan's west. Beginning on the 10. day of the 9. month (lunar calendar), the start of the festival this year falls on 10. October and lasts for five days.

Linda Lin
posted on Wednesday, September 28th at 02:40

Our long-time colleague and friend Christy (黄婷婷) has married her fiancé Michael (李健勋) this month and the whole Wonders Of Yunnan Travel team would like to congratulate again and thank for the invitation to the lovely ceremony in Chengjiang. We are wishing all the best!


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