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Discover Colorful Yunnan with China Discovery

Yunnan, located in the remote southwest of China, offers a diversity of both people and landscape that makes it a dream destination for travelers. If you have time to visit only one province in China, then it should be Yunnan.

There are 25 ethnic minority groups harmoniously living together. Their unique culture and folklore make Yunnan the most colorful and majestic region in China, providing an extraordinary glimpse into China's mixed salad of humanity. Besides, the hugely varied splendors of the land take you to see more - quaint ancient towns, Ancient Tea-Horse Road, magnificent rice terraces, beautiful red fields, towering and snow-capped mountains, thrilling gorges, emerald lakes, exquisite pagodas, and tropical flavor in the south...

No matter what kind of travelers you are, you will get a trip to suit best and you can choose from our CLASSIC Yunnan tours ranging from 5 to 11 days, or select a THEME tour to meet your likes. Every step on this fabulous land will surprise you to the most even travel on the road. After the trip, you would say "I have been to a place better than a paradise". Please remember, all the tours are flexible and can be customized according to your needs and likes. Feel free to tell us your ideas now!

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Tour Hot Destinations in Yunnan Province

There are several hot destinations favored by millions of travelers, such as Kunming - the capital of Yunnan Province as well as Known as the Spring City of China, Lijiang - Ancient Naxi Kingdom with heaven like scenes, Shangri-La - the earthly paradise as Lost Horizon described, Yuanyang - known for spectacular rice-paddy terracing made by Hani people, and Dali - a treasure land for ethnic Bai people. If your time is limited for 1~5 days or you have your own ideas to tour one destination in Yunnan, you can check the following city tours with detailed travel guide (attractions, things to do, transportation plan, hotels, maps) and find your way for exploration. Discover!

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  • Lijiang
  • Shangri-La
  • Yuanyang
  • Dali
Yunnan Kunming Tours

Kunming Tours

Kunming, the "City with Eternal Spring", can be visited all year round. It has a cultural blend of 26 ethnic groups as well as breathtaking natural scenery, like the awe-inspiring Stone Forest and thrilling Dragon Gate overlooking Dianchi Lake. Besides, Kunming is served as the gateway city to tour Yunnan, well linked with Dongchuan Red Land, Yuanyang Rice Terrace, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La, etc.

3 Days Kunming Spring City Tour
Highlights: Stone Forest, Western Hills & Dragon Gate, Yunnan Nationalities Museum, Green Park
4 Days Kunming & Dongchuan Red Land Scenic Tour
Highlights: Dongchuan Red Land, Sunrise and sunset of Dongchuan, Western Hills & Dragon Gate


Travel Colorful Yunnan on the Focus

You have already known Yunnan is a colorful land, but, do you know how to explore to the fullest in each destination? China Discovery has well selected seven different travel styles for different travelers. No matter what kind of travelers you are (nature fan, cultural lovers, photographers, or good hikers), we' ve got a tour that’ll fit you just right. Select your favorite now!

Highlighted Experience & Articles for Yunnan Travel

Our comprehensive travel guides & best-selected articles aim to give you the best and most up to date information on the major travel destinations, like Kunming, Lijiang, Shangri-La and Dali in Yunnan Province. In each destination, you will find why to go, top things to see and do, how to get there & travel around, tips on places to stay, and where to eat, etc. So, feel free to browse our in-depth travel information for great ideas and insider finds and you are guaranteed to feel like a local in no time.

Planets Meili Snow Mountain Shangri-La Tiger Leaping Gorge Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Lijiang Shaxi Ancient Town Dali Dongchuan Red Land Kunming Stone Forest Jianshui Puzhehei Yuanyang Xishuangbanna

Travel Guide for Hot Destinations

Want to know more details about each destination? The travel guides below will help you plan a perfect trip and travel easily. Get inspired!

Further Planning Guide

Below you’ll find articles dealing with planning your Yunnan tour and other general advice so your vacation is as amazing as it can be.


Extend Your Yunnan Tours

Yunnan is located in the southern China, bordering Chinese provinces and regions of Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Tibet. It is a good idea to add one of its bordering destinations into your China Yunnan trip for in-depth exploration. Choose our well-organized tours to discover the differences between the various ethnic groups' cultures and marvel at the diverse culture and majestic landscape of China. If you have other attractions or destinations want to go, just tell our professional travel consultant who'll design one for YOU! Go!

Yunnan Tibet Tour
10 Days Yunnan Tibet Discovery Tour

Kunming / Lijiang / Shangri-La / Lhasa

Yunnan Guizhou Tour
10 Days Yunnan & Guizhou Amazing Minorities Tour

Lijiang / Dali / Kunming / Kaili / Guiyang

Yunnan Sichuan Tour
10 Days Yunnan & Sichuan Highlights Tour

Chengdu / Leshan / Emei / Chengdu / Lijiang / Shangri-La / Kunming

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
14 Days Wild China Tours from Shanghai to Yunnan on Expresses

Shanghai / Zhangjiajie / Kaili / Kunming / Lijiang / Shangri-la / Kunming

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