Sightseeing

As an important border province of southwestern in China, Yunnan borders Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos. It has long been reputed as “Colored Clouds in the South”. It has an average altitude of 2,000 meters and a temperate tropical plateau monsoon climate. Due to its biodiversity and unique ethnic people traditions, Yunnan is one of the most popular travel destinations in China favored both by domestic and foreign travelers. It boasts imposing natural scenery, such as snowcapped mountains, glaciers, lakes, hot springs, plateaus, virgin forests, and tropical rainforests. In addition, it abounds in biological resources and enjoys such good reputations as the Kingdoms of Plants and the Realm of Animals, which has greatly benefited in the development of ecological tourism.


Yunnan is located in the southwest frontier of china. Its abbreviation is “Dian”, and the provincial capital city is Kunming. Yunnan is bound on the west by Guizhou province and Guangxi zhuang Autonomous Region, on the north by Sichuan province, and on the northwest by Tibet Autonomous Region. As a frontier province, Yunnan shares a boundary line of 4060 Kilometers with Myanmar in the west, Laos and Vietnam in the south. The general topography of Yunnan resembles that of china, highlands in the northwest and lowlands in the southeast with varied geographical feature. The highest point with an altitude of 6740 meters above sea level is Peak Kagebo of Meili Snow Mountain in Deqin County. The lowest point of only 76.4 meter in elevation is the confluence of Nanxi River and the Yunjiang River in Hekou County. And the altitude gas is 6663 meters.


Yunnan is a multiethnic province. The minority population ranks second only to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Of the 55 ethnic minorities in china, 51 can be found in Yunnan province. And 25 ethnic minorities each has a population of over 5,000. Of the 25 minority nationalities, 15 can only be found in Yunnan province. They are Bai people, Hani people, Dai people, Lisu people, WA people, Lahu people, Naxi people, Jingpo people, Bulang people, Pumi people, Nu people, Deang people, Dulong people, and Jinuo people.

Yunnan is a province of the most plant species, known as "the kingdom of plants, Focused almost entirely from tropical and subtropical to frigid zones of all species. Yunnan was controlled by the southeast monsoon and southwest monsoon, and by the impact of the Tibetan Plateau, which formed a complex and diverse geographical environment.

Yunnan's unique climate and geographical environment to support a wide variety of wildlife habitat formed a frigid zone, temperate zone and tropical zone animals peculiar phenomenon of convergence.

List of the Attractions in Yunnan Province

昆明

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

 

Kunming

石林风景区

The Stone Forest Scenic Region

西山风景区

Forest Park of the Western Hill

宜良九乡风景区

The Jiuxiang Scenic Region

昆明世界园艺博览园

The World Horticultural Exposition Garden

云南民族村

Yunnan Nationalities Village

大观公园

Daguan Park

昆明金殿

The Golden Temple

圆通寺

Yuantong Temple

筇竹寺

The Bamboo Temple

禄劝轿子雪山

Jiaozi Mountain in Luquan

大理

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dali


大理古城

Dali Ancient City

崇圣寺三塔

Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple

大理洱海

Er Hai Lake

蝴蝶泉

Butterfly Spring

大理鸡足山

Jizu Mountain in Binchuan

巍山巍宝山

The Weibao Mountain

洱源地热国

The Geothermal kingdom of Eryuan

剑川石宝

The Shibaoshan Mountain in Jianchuan

丽江

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

 

Lijiang

泸沽湖

The Lugu Lake

玉龙雪山

The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

束河古镇

The Ancient Town of Suhe

丽江古城

The Ancient Town of Lijiang

世界遗产公园

The World Heritage Park

玉峰寺

The Yufeng Temple

观音峡风景区

The Guanyinxia Scenic Area

木府

The Mu’s House

拉市海湿地公园

The Lashihai Wetland Park

黑龙潭公园

Black Dragon Pool Park

长江第一湾

The First Bend of the Yangtze Rive

香格里拉

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Shangri-La

梅里雪山

The Meili Snow Mountain in Deqin County

属都湖

The Shudu Lake

香格里拉巴拉格宗大峡谷

Shangri-La Grand Canyon

千湖山

The Qianhu Mountain

独克宗古城

Dukzong ancient town

普达措公园

The Pudacuo Park

噶丹松赞林寺

The Song Zanlin Monaster

碧塔海自然保护区

The Bitahai Lake Nature Reserv

保山

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

baoshan

 


高黎贡山保护区

The Gaoligongshan Protected Area

火山群国家地质公园

The Volcanoes National Geopark

热海公园

The Hot Sea Park

北海湿地

The Beihai Wetland

和顺侨乡

Heshun township-Home of Overseas Chinese

西双版纳

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Xishuangbanna

勐仑植物园

Menglun Tropical Botanical Garden

西双版纳野象谷

The Wild Elephant Valley

原始森林公园

The Primitive Forest Park in Xishuangbanna

橄榄坝

The Olive Dam

西双版纳傣族园

The Dai Garden

打洛森林公园

The Daluo forest park

西双版纳热带花卉植物园

Tropical Flowers and Plants Garden

曼飞龙佛塔

The Manfeilong White Pagod

德宏

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Dehong

瑞丽姐勒大金塔

The Pagoda of Jiele

畹町国家森林公园

National Forest Park of Wanding

红河

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Honghe

阿庐古洞

The Ancient Alu Cave

元阳梯田

the terrace field of Yuanyang

建水古城

The ancient city of Jianshui

建水燕子洞

The Swallow cave of Jianshui

建水文庙

The Confucius Temple of Janshui

建水朱家花园

The Zhu’s family Garden of Jianshu

阿庐古洞

The Ancient Alu Cave

元阳梯田

the terrace field of Yuanyang

文山

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Wenshan

丘北普者黑旅游区

Qiubei Puzhehei Tourist Region

麻栗坡老山旅游区

Malipo Laoshan Mountain Tourist Region

楚雄

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Chuxiong

元谋土林

Yuanmou soil forest

紫溪山旅游区

The Zixi Mountaion Tourist Region

禄丰恐龙谷

Lufeng Dinosaur Valley

黑井古镇

The Heijing ancient town

曲靖

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

 

Qujing

陆良彩色沙林

The Colourful Sand Forest in Luliang County

罗平多依河鲁布革旅游区

Luoping Duoyi River–Lubuge Tourist Region

罗平九龙瀑布群风景区

Luoping scenic areas–Kowloon Falls group

怒江

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Nujiang

高黎贡山自然保护区

The Gaoligong Mountain Nature Reserve

玉溪

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Yuxi


澄江抚仙湖

The Fuxian Lake in Chengjiang

通海秀山

Xiushan Mountain in Tonghai

哀牢山

The Eshan Mountain

昭通

城市

景点(中文)

sightseeings

Zhaotong

大关黄连河旅游区

Huanglianhe River Tourist Region

 

盐津县豆沙关旅游区

Yanjing Dousha pass Tourist Region

威信旅游区

Weixing Tour Region

西双版纳热带花卉植物园

Tropical Flowers and Plants Garden

曼飞龙佛塔

The Manfeilong White Pagod