This is a magical land fostering various ethnic groups of people. With the current name deriving from the fact that it is located to the south of Yunling Mountain, Yunnan displays a remarkable diversity in many ways - geography, biology, and culture. Entrancement, temperateness, mysteriousness... explore more in the south of the clouds.
Just like the name, Lijiang is ravishing. Famous for her architecture and orderly system of waterways and bridges, the city exhibits a glimpse of Nakhi history and culture.
The so-called street is more a seal-shaped square paved with cobblestones acting as the centre of the old town. Join in group dancing around a bonfire with the hospitable Nakhi people.
The scene of the mountain from Lijiang is described as one of China's finest views. Shanzidou, which has been climbed only once is the highest peak measured at 18,360 ft.
Restored by the end of last century, it is a Nakhi-styled palace complex which was the residence of Lijiang's Chieftain dated back to 1253 AD.
Hotel Indigo Lijiang
Crowne Plaza Lijiang
Best described as the city of spring, a fertile ground for all flowers, Kunming is a significant horticultural centre in China. The special Yunnanese cuisine has introduced legendary dishes - Steam Potted Chicken and Guo Qiao Mi Xian.
Nicknamed "Sparkling Pearl Embedded in a Highland", it is an endorheic lake with ever-changing colours, and attracts birds like black-headed gull during winters.
With an advanced age of over 270 million years old, it is a natural creation of limestone formations originating the illusion of a forest made of stone, and closely associated with the local legend.
A visually impressive destination, at where you can easily capture the rich colours of the land, wheat, barley, potato flower, sky and cloud. It is analogised as a lost palette.
Crowne Plaza Kunming
Kingdom of botany, home to wild animals, and the land of promise to Dai people, enjoy a great time in tropic, and for sure, Songkran.
Five interlinked villages, ancient Buddhist temple, Songkran square, folk song and dance will guide you to blend into the real living atmosphere of Dai.
As a large species of tree, Parashorea chinensis can grow up to 262 ft. Walk on a corridor built atop canopies to experience the scenery of tropical rainforest.
Tribes of wild elephant live in this piece of tropical rainforests. Together with gaur, green peafowl, and macaques, it is an ideal place to be closer to nature.
Crowne Plaza Xishuangbanna
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