Visitors to Yunnan arriving by plane mostly arrive at Kunming Changshui International Airport. It is the biggest airport hub in Yunnan. Further major airports are located in Dali, Lijiang, Shangri La, Jinghong / Xishuangbanna and other destinations. They are all connected with major Chinese cities as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou and airports of Kunming, Lijiang and Jinghong also serve international routes within Asia.
Plan your holiday well. It might be a good idea to travel outside of public holidays when in Yunnan and China. Especially the Spring Festival (January/February) and the Golden Week beginning of October are popular holidays in China to travel. Prices are higher than during the rest of the year, all sorts of tickets are quickly booked out and loads of people are on the road and at the scenic spots. Also, our prices for tour and travel services are not valid. This is an overview of public holidays in China.
This is an overview of Yunnan's most important festivals. There's a plethora of festivities going on in Yunnan almost all year round due to the various local ethnic minorities with different traditions and culture.
China is big and one of the most convenient ways of travelling great distances is flying. China has approximately 1,000 domestic air routes that cover 140 cities with Beijing as a major hub. Furthermore there are also 130 international air routes, flying to about 60 cities in over 40 countries.
The cause of and solution to many of the problems faced while in China, the various alcohols found on tap in the Middle Kingdom are as abundant as they are varied. From China's staple Baijiu (white alcohol), to the widely-available domestic brand beers and wines, there is no shortage of firewater to either complement or replace a meal with.
"To the Chinese, food is life. Dining is the cherished high point of the daily social calendar and often the one occasion to stop work and fully relax. The only problem is knowing where to begin: the sheer variety on offer can have your head spinning and your tummy quivering." (Lonely Planet China, 2013 edition)
Wonders Of Yunnan Travel provides travel services to a variety of people coming to Yunnan. About 15% of those are senior travellers. This is a short overview we would like to provide to these guests to get prepared accordingly.
Besides being a great travel destination in Asia, Yunnan is offering its guests great shopping opporunities. The world famous Puer Tea of southern Yunnan, the green and shiny jade stones which have a long tradition in Yunnan and of course arts and handcrafts of Yunnan's numerous ethnic minorities can enrich your visit to Yunnan and Southwest China. We have put together a short overview of souvenirs you might be interested in.