Yunnan has many beautiful sceneries and is famous for her mountains, ethnic minority tribes and perfect climate. But as the Chinese idiom “有山有水” (yǒu shān yǒu shuǐ) describes, the perfect sceneries “have mountains, have water”. Without curling rivers and tranquil lakes, Yunnan’s landscape would lose a lot of her charm. So let’s take a look at the lakes of Yunnan that add the “shuǐ” to Yunnan’s “shān”.
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Crystal clear Fuxian Lake, just a couple of hours from Kunming, is the perfect spot for an autumn weekend getaway on two wheels! Enjoy the mild weather and spectacular views of the deepest freshwater lake of China!
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!
Every year in Yunnan and other places all over the country, we can watch colorful lotus flowers blossom on ponds, rivers and lakes. Facing the sunshine, the lotus usually is in bloom between June and September. Click for the best Lotus spots in Yunnan!
Fuxian Lake, some 80km southeast of Kunming City is the deepest fresh water lake of China. It is known for its clean water and is a popular weekend destinations for people from the city especially during the hotter months of the year!
During the the year, colourful bigger and smaller festivals are being celebrated all over Yunnan. This is an overview of upcoming December festivities in Yunnan. Discover a diffrerent side of Yunnan by visiting local festivals!