Yuanyang is renowned for its spectacular rice-paddy terracing, no sculpted by bare hands by the Hani and Yi people more than 1,200 years ago, transforming a barren valley into a humid Eden; perfect for rice crops. The 2,000 m of mountain slopes of terraces is still in use today, claiming to be the world's most spectacular and extensive terraces. Part of the area now forms the 45th World Heritage Site in China.
Tour Code: TCG-L-010
Destinations: Kunming, Yuanyang, Jianshui, Lijiang, Shangri-la
Tour to Yunnan China is to see a seething kaleidoscope of regional history, culture, minorities and beautiful landscape. On our journey, we explore the ancient cities, towns, ethnic villages, temples, lakes, national parks, natural wonders and get lost in the legendary Shangri-la...
Tour Code: TCG-YN-02
Destinations: Kunming, Jianshui, Yuanyang, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la
Try out a unique and exciting way to visit Yunnan, explore 3 ancient ethnic cities, experience Tibetan culture in the legendary Shangri-la, enjoy sunrise over the most beautiul rice terraces in the world, then bath in the sunshine of the City of Perpetual Spring for the last part of the tour.
Tour Code: TCG-YY-02
Destinations: Kunming, Yuanyang, Jianshui
This Yuanyang travel package offers the perfect opportunity to take pictures of the most magnificent rice terraces in the world and the mysterious minorities in China for your family, your friends, and your neighborhood.
Tour Code: TCG-YY-01
Destinations: Kunming, Jianshui, Yuanyang
This Yuanyang tour will take you to visit the enthralling sites of the Yuanyang Rice Terraces and have unforgettable encounters with the local ethnic groups and more.
The easiest way to get to the Yuanyang Rice Terraces is by flying into Kunming Changshui International Airport and taking a bus from Kunming Bus Passenger Station to Xinjie Town (7 hours). Buses also arrive in Xinjie Town (Xinjiezhen) from Gejiu (5 hours) and Jians...
The best time to visit Yuanyang of course is the best time to go to see the Yuanyang rice terraces. In a year, January, February, March, early April, November, and December are known as the optimum time to see the rice terraces. During these months, there is no...
Yuanyang is known for its terraced rice fields and ethnic traditions and culture, travel there you can find many interesting things to do. 1. Enjoy the spectacular sunrise (the best place is Duoyishu) and sunset (the best place is Laohuzui) over the flooded...
Yuanyang lies at an altitude ranging from 144 along the Red River up to nearly 2939.6 meters above sea level in the Ailao Mountains. The climate of Yuanyang is mainly central sub-tropical monsoon with wet summers and dry winters. Average temperatures range from...
Yuanyang was once crowned as one of the top 100 China's most attractive places by many Chinese travel magazines and web portals. Known for its breathtaking Rice Terraces and the intense ethnic life, it is 273 km south of Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province...
1. You must understand that Yuangyang refers to three things before going to Yuanyang. There is Yuanyang County, Yuanyang New City (Nansha), and Yuanyang Old Town (Xinjiezhen). Yuanyang New City is the Yuanyang you will see on most maps and the capital of Yuan...
Yuanyang is at an average elevation of 1,600 meters and lies on the Tropic of Cancer, so the climate is neither extremely hot nor cold. However, it is cooler in the morning and at night, and the sun is very strong at noon. You should pay attention to sun protection...
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