Yunnan-litarerily “the South of Colorful Clouds” is a place where different ethnic minorities are densely resided and off-this-world landscape endowed. If you only have time to visit only one province in China, then it should be Yunnan. You would be impressed by its colorful minority cultures, impressive Stone Forest, stunning Dianchi Lake, mesmerizing Yuanyang Rice Terraces, peaceful Lijiang Old Town, lush juggle of Xishuangbanna Forest, picturesque Lugu Lake etc.. Each of this would never disappoint you. Our Yunnan tours just offer you a great chance to experience these must-haves one by one! Join our Yunnan tours and discover this mysterious land!
The 55 minority ethnic groups are distributed extensively throughout different regions of China. One of the regions where they are most concentrated is Southwest China. Yunnan has the greatest number of minorities(25 ethnic groups).
Hei Cha, commonly translated as dark, or black tea (this type of tea is different from what in the West is known as”Black Tea”, which in China is called “red tea”. The best known variety of this category of tea is Pu-erh from Yunnan Province, named after the trading post for dark tea during imperial China.
Lijiang Old Town
The old town of Lijiang is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lijiang has a history of more than 1,000 years and the old town used to be a confluence on the “Old Tea Horse Caravan Trail”. Lijiang is famous for its orderly system of waterways and bridges.
Jade Dragon Mountain
Looing from Lijiang Old Town, the snow-capped mountain(“Yulong” Snow Mountain) resembles a lying jade dragon, hence the name. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a sanctuary for rare animals and wild plants. In fact, one fourth of all plant species in China can be found here.