Yunnan, South of Clouds. Yunnan is a land of colorful ethnic groups and a natural paradise to discover.

Yunnan is a land where you can visit villages inhabited by many minorities, and travel in remote and little-known regions, following the ancient paths of the French missionaries or great travelers like Bruce Chatwin, Marco Polo and Joseph Rock, inspiring novelists, adventurers and simple travelers.

From the Tibetan peaks to the rainforests of the South: a trip through customs and little-known habits of Yunnan

You will also discover a local Chinese cuisine very different from the stereotype that you have in the West: there are countless specialties, also accompanied by delicate red wines and other fruit-based brandies and liqueurs. Below you will find, insights, photographs, and tips introducing a land that is worth to be known and explored.

Yunnan guide summary

This scenic area is in Wengding village of Cangyuan, having beautiful landscapes. Due to the primitive Wa architecture and local customs, they are the most well-preserved primitive villages until now (翁丁佤族原始群居村落). Tourists here chances to see the Wa oxen-stabbing,...
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Lushi Ancient Town

Lushi Ancient Town (鲁史古镇) is 78 km north of Fengqing county in Lincang city, with a history of 409 years up to now. Influenced by Nanzhao architecture of Dali, civilian residences in the town are mostly courtyards with rooms...
Shuangjiang Clusters of Tea Trees (双江万亩原生古茶树群) - The clusters of tea trees are in Mengku of Shuangjiang county, with an area of 12,000 mu. More than 80,000 tea trees with a history of 2,500 years are planted, which are...
Mangtuan is the most famous village in Mengding, Lincang, Yunnan, for making white cotton paper of a kind of bark as raw material called Maisha in the Dai language. The production consists of 5 stages such as soaking, steaming,...
The Guangyun Buddhist Monastery (广允缅寺) is one of the Great Vehicle Buddhist architectures, the Guangyun Monastery on Mengdong Street of Cangyuan County was built in the Daoguang Years of the Qing Dynasty. Owing to its perfect integration of the architectural,...
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Cangyuan Cliff Paintings

Cangyuan cliff paintings (沧源崖画) discovered in the Mengdong River reaches of Cangyuan County were dated back to about 3,000 years ago. These paintings, which are major historical and cultural sites under protection, are rich in content, succinct in design,...
The Dachao Moutain of Yun County (云县大朝山——干海子) is composed of water-land tour routes as Manwan-Wenzhu River, Dachao Mountain-Snow Mountain, Aihua town, Liangshan pool and Manwan-Dachao Mountain, with a total area of 190.8 km2. This scenic area owns majestic Snow...
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The Nanding River

The Nanding River (南汀河) originates from Boshang town of Linxiang district, covering 311 km. Rare fauna and flora together with products along the river are plentiful. On the dam, there are numerous tea gardens, sugarcane fields, rubber trees, fruit...
Being one of the five national nature reserves, the Nangun River Nature Reserve (南滚河自然保护区) is in the middle of the Sino-Burma border that is southwest to Cangyuan county of Lincang. This area is well-reserved in forests and numerous in...
Fengqing Stone Cave Temple (凤庆石洞寺 ) was built in 1794, this temple is in Qingtou village, 30 km away from southeastern Fengqing county. The temple owns 5 houses and 11 rooms together with a camellia named Pu Mingcha. Apart from...

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