Yunnan sceneries

nanzhao folk island dali

Nanzhao Folk Island – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Nanzhao Folk Island (南诏风情岛), situated amidst the serene waters of Erhai Lake, is one of the three islands adorning its landscape. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, the island boasts a myriad of charming and diverse guesthouses, each exuding its unique allure. Among its attractions is an artificial sandy beach, offering a picturesque vantage point […]

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Haishe ecological Park, Dali

Haishe Ecological Park, Dali – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Haishe Ecological Park (海舌生态公园) is situated on the western bank of Erhai Lake, surrounded by water on three sides. The park, shaped like a tongue, extends into Erhai Lake due to the combined effects of the slow flow and compression of the lake water, covering approximately 1.5 miles, hence the name Haishe, meaning the tongue

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butterfly spring dali

Butterfly Spring, Dali – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Butterfly Spring (蝴蝶泉), situated between Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake in Dali, covers an area of over 50 square meters, with a depth of 6 meters. The entire scenic area occupies 210,100 square meters. Surrounding the spring pool are marble railings, and on the western wall, there are three large characters “Butterfly Spring” carved in

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erhai park dali

Erhai Park, Dali – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Erhai Park (洱海公园) is located in Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, serving as the gateway to exploring the Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake scenic area. Covering an area of approximately 57 hectares, with a water area of 71 hectares, it stands as the largest and most well-equipped comprehensive park in Dali City.

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laojun mountain lijiang

Laojun Mountain, Lijiang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Laojun Mountain (老君山) belongs to the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in the Hengduan Mountains, with the Jinsha River to its left and the Lancang River to its right. Its ridge runs in a semi-circular shape, resembling the alchemical furnace of Laojun (an ancient Chinese deity), hence its name. Historians have referred to it as the “ancestor of

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Dongba Valley lijiang

Dongba Valley, Lijiang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Dongba Valley (东巴谷), nestled at the foot of the Yulong Snow Mountain in Yunnan Province, is a picturesque gorge formed during ancient mountain-building movements. Stretching 90 kilometers in length, the valley boasts towering cliffs, precipitous cliffs, and numerous caves, creating a surreal landscape reminiscent of a dream. Adorned with a variety of stalactites, withered vines,

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wenhai lake, lijiang

Wenhai Lake, Lijiang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Wenhai Lake (文海), with an area of ​​160 hectares and an average elevation of 3100 meters, is a pristine alpine lake nestled amidst the majestic landscape of Yulong Snow Mountain in Yunnan Province, China. It originated from ancient glacial activity and is sustained by the melting snow and ice from the surrounding mountains. Formerly, Wenhai

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yak meadow at jade dragon snow mountain

Yak Meadow at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Yak Meadow (牦牛坪), known as “Ban Nongguo” in the Naxi language, translates to “beautiful and mysterious paradise.” Situated at the northern end of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain scenic area in Lijiang, Yak Meadow is an integral part of the overall landscape. Within the scenic area, there are villages inhabited by Yi and Tibetan ethnic

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guanyin gorge lijiang

Guanyin Gorge, Lijiang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Nestled at the entrance of Yulong Pass, one of the six major passes in the Lijiang Basin, the Lijiang Guanyin Gorge Scenic Area (丽江观音峡景区) serves as a gateway to the ancient Tea Horse Road (the Dian-Zang Road) leading from Lijiang into Tibet, as well as a historical military fortress. With a total area spanning 1,800

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lijiang qingxi reservoir

Lijiang Qingxi Reservoir – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Lijiang Qingxi Reservoir (丽江清溪水库) is nestled approximately 1.5 kilometers away from the administrative center of the ancient city district. This reservoir harnesses the underground spring water near Qingxi Village, shaping its form through the construction of embankments on three sides: south, west, and north. It comprises two sections: Qingxi First Reservoir and Qingxi Second Reservoir,

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