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!
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Wonders Of Yunnan Travel offers various day tours all over China, either private ones or for joining in. Whether in or around Kunming, Beijing, Chengdu or other cities of the country - get an overview of what can be done and visited during your spare day!
Dianchi Lake, located just southwest of Kunming City, was known to be not the cleanest. To improve the water quality, numerous wetlands have been created along its shoreline. They're good for the environment and also offer a beautiful and peaceful scenery for visits just outside the city!
When you travel to Yunnan, food shall always be an important part of your trip. Kunming, as the capital city of Yunnan, is not only beautifully located but has some very good and special dishes to offer. Find here some local delicacy you wouldn't want to miss when visiting Kunming. Enjoy!
In Yunnan, there is a saying: "Trains don’t run faster than cars and the railway only goes abroad, not to inland destinations." Actually, this is referring to the old Yunnan-Vietnam Railway. Today, the one-meter-gauge train still runs once a day through Kunming. Hop on and get nostalgic!
"If winter comes, can spring be far behind?" P.B.Shelley once wrote these lines in one of his poems. In big parts of Yunnan, this can be answered with a clear 'No!'. The cooler days are over and during this season, colorful flowers are in bloom all over. These are the most famous ones.
The coldest days are over and the sun is shining more or less non-stop these days. Welcome to Kunming's strawberry season in spring! There are plenty of strawberry plantations around, offering its visitors the option to pick fruits themselves and enjoy a great warm day out in the fields.
Kunming is a central and important transportation hub of Yunnan Province: we have the fouth largest airport of China, Kuming is considered the Chinese gate to Southeast Asia and so forth. Many guests to Yunnan arrive in Kunming and the first thing that they need is a taxi. Here an overview.
Kunming is a big city and it's still getting bigger. For this reason, a couple of years ago, a 'new' Kunming was built south of the initial center, called Chenggong, some 30 km away. Urban planners have not only built new high-rise buildings but also a wetland park at the shore of Dianchi Lake.
Since the end of 2016, they can be seen all over town: rental bikes. 3 different bike companies spread their eye-catching, multi-colored bicycles in Kunming and already now they are well frequented. More and more city dwellers and tourists are making use of this new offer. This is how it works.