Things to Do in Yuanyang

Yuanyang owns its reputation with its Hani Rice Terraces, and best known as the heaven of photographers, making it the ideal place to shooting natural sunrise and sunset. Yuanyang Rice Terraces have been successfully included in the World Heritage List in 2013. The main Yuanyang Attractions spread at Duoyishu Rice Terrace, Bada Rice Terrace and Longshuba Rice Terraces and Laohuzui (Tiger Mouth) Rice Terrace.

Best Yuanyang Yunnan Tour:

4 Days Yuanyang Rice Terrace Awesome Photography Tour (Kunming / Yuanyang)

11 Days Amazing Yunnan Tour (Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-La / Yuanyang)

Also the nearby Jianshui County is still a must-see with its long history and culture buildings and villages, Swallow Cave scenic spot, etc.

Best Jianshui, Yunnan Tour:

4 Days Kunming Jianshui Tour by High Speed Train (Kunming / Jianshui)

5 Days Kunming, Jianshui & Yuanyang Rice Terraces Tour (Kunming / Yuanyang / Jianshui)

Yuanyang Rice Terraces Attraction Map

Rice Terraces photography

No.1: Enjoy the Rice Terraces photography

Type: Outdoor Activities, Scenic Spot

Location: Yuanyang County, China

Yuanyang is renowned for its rice terraces and natural scenery, which becomes a real paradise for professional / amateur photographers. If you are one of them, you may never miss it out. With Changes of refraction of light and weather, the rice terraces can present multiple dimensions of wonder. Duoyishu Area is one of the perfect scenes to take photos. Sometimes you may wait hours to catch a flash amazing picture. But for photographers, what count most is the picture.

>> 3 Days Yuanyang Rice Terraces & Hani Culture Tour

>> 4 Days Yuanyang Rice Terrace Awesome Photography Tour

Yuanyang Rice Terraces hiking

No.2: Trek along Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Type: Outdoor Activities, Scenic Spot

Location: Yuanyang County, China

Trekking along Yuanyang Rice Terraces is another way to witness the astonishing landscape. You can choose any terrace to appreciate or visit one or two to find the different beauty. Please do not miss out the terrace scenic view spots where you may stop for a while to await the wonderful sunrise and sunset only if the weather is good. And try to remember the road is quite smooth, so wear an antiskid shoe to trek would be better.

>> 3 Days Yuanyang Rice Terrace Hiking Tour for Hani Culture Exploration

Hani Culture

No.3: Explore Yuanyang Hani Culture

Type: Ethinic Minority Culture

Location: Yuanyang County, China

Yuanyang, the southeast part of Yunnan enjoys a multiracial history for with Hani, Yi and more ethnic minorities there, especially Hani. The Hani people sculpted the famous Rice Terraces by bare hands one thousand years ago. What impressive! Nowadays there are many Hani Villages for tourists to visit and find their way of life. Besides, they have many festivals to celebrate their unique culture every year.

>> 3 Days Yuanyang Rice Terraces & Hani Culture Tour

>> 5 Days Kunming, Jianshui & Yuanyang Rice Terraces Tour

Ethinic Cuisine

No.4: Taste Yuanyang Ethnic Minority Cuisine

Type: Cuisine

Location: Yuanyang County, China

With complicated climate and ethnic minority areas, Yuanyang forms a complex, unique diet, and full of plant and animal species. You can eat different dishes made by quite various food materials in Xinjiezhen, including cyprinoid, escargots, chicken, even insects. These ingredients have special flavor to taste, which makes eating is a unique pleasure in Yuanyang.

Recommended Yuanyang Tours

Top 3 Yuanyang tours chosen by most customers to explore Yuanyang in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Local Hani Children in Yuanyang County
3 Days Yuanyang Rice Terraces & Hani Culture Discovery Tour

Kunming / Yuanyang / Kunming

Bada Rice Terrace
5 Days Kunming, Jianshui & Yuanyang Rice Terraces Tour

Kunming / Stone Forest / Yuanyang / Jianshui / Kunming

Black Dragon Pool Park
11 Days Amazing Yunnan Tour

Kunming / Stone Forest / Yuanyang / Jianshui / Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-La

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