Yunnan is China's most diverse province with colourful culture, ethnic minorities and landscapes. For western travelers, there is a popular route that passes through three iconic places: Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-la. Learn more about our guests unique view of Lijiang...
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Have you ever heard of the Water Splashing Festival? In the little Mengka village, villagers have their own traditional way to celebrate this festival: dancing, offerings, drums, prayers, firecrackers,...and of course watersplashing!
While most regions in China are experiencing extremely hot weather this summer, Yunnan is the perfect destination to get some relief from the heat. Forget about scorching heat and overcrowded swimming pools! Come to Yunnan for a refreshing summer break! But don't forget your raincoat!
Cross-Bridge Rice Noodles (过桥米线 or Guoqiao Mixian) is one of the most famous dishes in Yunnan. As so often here, 'food' is not only just food, behind this dish with the strange name stands nothing less than a touching story. Setting: Mengzi. Protagonists: Couple in love. Status: Legendary!
When Yunnan is visited, you won't be able to get around the amazing and manifold Yunnan Cuisine. As diversified as Yunnan's geography and population, as colorful and multifaceted are the dishes you can eat. Yunnan Province has by far the greatest variety of food to offer! An overview.
Welcome to the second part of your Yunnan Tour Planner. Today, we focus on what's important to know when it comes to booking a tour in China. Do you need a tour guide and if so, what has to be considered? What means of transport are best when travelling in Yunnan? Find it all out here.
Your next holiday is definitely approaching soon, isn't it? If you consider visiting Yunnan and Southwest China, have a look at our small Yunnan tour planner. What is important to know? What shouldn't be left at home and what kind of tour and travel services are suitable for you?
Rice noodles, or 米线 (Mixian) in Chinese, is the ubiquitous dish in Yunnan. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner - rice noodles are eaten in all sorts of variants. As a cold snack in summer, in a spicy hot soup or as a classic noodle dish with meat and vegitable toppings. Give it a try!
While most places of Yunnan don't get as hot during summer as many other places all over China, cooled and refreshing snacks are still very popular. Made out of all sorts of different ingredients, they have one thing in common: they are cold or even iced dishes.
With an average elevation of around 2000 meters above sea level, Yunnan features huge differences in altitude: while Yunnan's north borders Tibet and the Eastern Himalayas (up to 6740 m), the subtropical landscapes of the south are not higher than 100 meters.