Yunnan is known as Yun or Dian for short Yunnan takes pride in its rich natural and cultural resources - China Online
Yunnan - Trip to Kunming, Lijiang, Dali and anthropological field
Yunnan takes pride in its rich natural and cultural resources
This video shows regions of southern China along the border to Laos and Burma. The local tribes have produced tea here for many generations from old tea forests as well as newly cultivated bushes.Make an astonishing adventure in Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas and experience the adventurous outdoor life; Conquer the amazing Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and pristine glaciers; Trek the world's deepest gorge, the Tiger Leaping Gorge, a breathtaking hike amid soaring cliffs and waterfalls; Visit the town of Shigu, the best vantage point to view the "First Bend of Yangtze River";
Get lost in the spectacular Stone Forest, the World Karst Landscape Museum with countless stone pillars weathered into countless bizarre shapes; Step back in time in the narrow cobblestone streets of Lijiang Old Town, and have a cycling adventure around the countryside; Visit the Naxi Baisha Village and witness the Naxi people's ancient music, and see how they have lived unchanged for centuries;Discover China's Yunnan Province on a 14-day tour with SpiceRoads Cycle Tours
See the towering Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple, and cycle along the shore of the ear-shaped Erhai Lake; Wander the ancient streets of the Dali Ancient City, and witness the Bai people with their ancient and fascinating culture; Discover the mystery and tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in Zhongdian by visiting the Songzanlin Monastery, the Napa Hai Grassland and even a Tibetan family; Dance with the "Naxi" - a traditional Chinese ethnic minority.The Naxi has a population of 308,839, most of whom live in concentrated communities in the Lijiang Naxi Autonomous County in Yunnan Province, the rest being scattered in Weixi, Zhongdian, Ninglang, Deqin, Yongsheng, Heqing, Jianchuan and Lanping counties in Yunnan Province, as well as Yanyuan, Yanbian and Muli counties in Sichuan Province. A small number live in Mangkang County of Tibet Autonomous Region.
Take your taste buds to paradise with the diverse, unique Yunnan Cuisine which is a perfect blending of many traditional minority cuisines; Many photographers have visited the Yuan Yang rice terraces, Nujiang River, Dongchuan Red Land to capture the thrilling beauty of the landscapes. Strolling in Jianshui, which with a 1200-year history, rich in cultural heritages from the ancient; Domestic unique, world-class, beautiful magical Xishuangbanna.
Capital: KunmingClimate: low latitude monsoon climate of mountain-plateauArea: 394,000km2 (152,124 mi2) Population (2010): 45,966,000
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