Yunnan Travel in March

Yunnan Travel in March will bring you an enjoyable travel experience with pleasant weather. March in Yunnan is the beginning of spring, it is the best time for outdoor activities and flower appreciation.

Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in March

Normally, Spring is from March to May, which is one of the best time to visit Yunnan. When you travel Yunnan in March during Spring Period,  the temperature is from 8˚C – 20˚C and changes largely from day to night, so you should take sweater, light coat to keep warm.

Yunnan Temperature in March 

Generally speaking, Yunnan enjoys a mild climate with pleasant weather but, due to its varied terrain, the weather is also diverse in different regions. In March, temperature ranges from 16–24°C (61–75°F) in Kunming, and from 13–23°C (55–73°F) in Lijiang and Shangri-La. And from 15°C (59°F) to 33,9°C (93°F) in Xishuangbanna, and from  7°C (45°F) to 20°C (68°F) in Dali. 

What to Wear for Yunnan Travel in March

The temperature difference is not as big as it is in spring but, on rainy days, you may still experience a temperature drop of 10°C in one day. So take long-sleeved clothes with you, even on the hottest days. Moreover, an umbrella is useful on both sunny and rainy days.

Yunnan Weather and Climate by Month

Things to Do for Yunnan Travel in March

Besides the spring flowers, March is also a good time to see the snowcapped mountain scenery, you won’t feel as cold as that in winter. Generally speaking, March is favourable for all outdoor activities.

  • Visual Feast of  Flowers: cherry blossoms, magnolia flowers and camellia flowers are the highlight in spring, Cherry Blossoms Valley of Wuliangshan Mountain and Cangshan Mountain in Dali are the best places to capture the picturesque scenery. Streets in Kunming city are also decorated by winter cherry blossoms and magnolia flowers, apart from those in Kunming Zoo and the Golden Temple Park. Moreover, March to April is also the best time the appreciate the reepseed flowers in Luoping. Vast stretches of reepseed flowers leap to your eyes. You will also marvle at the alpine azalea blossoming in Shangri-la. Needless to say, March is the best for Photograph Tours of Yunan Travel. 
  • Snowcapped Scenery: March is also a good time to see the snowcapped mountain scenery, you won’t feel as cold as that in winter.If you want to enjoy the snow covered scenery or try snow mountain climbing, Meili Snow Mountain, Haba Snow Mountain in Deqin and  Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang should be the right places. Dongchuan Red Land in Kunming also provide different landscape with snow-covered scenery.
  • Joys of Festivals: March to April is also the best time to experience the festivals and ceremonies hosted by the Bai minority people in Dali, such as Sanyuejie Festival and Raosanling Ceremony. In spring, it is also a great place for admiring flowers and taking outings in the countryside.

Places to Visit for Yunnan Travel in March

Yunnan Festivals and Events by Month

Travel Tips for Yunnan Travel in March

  • The sunshine in Yunnan is too strong during the day that you’d better take your sunscreen and sunglasses. 
  • You should drink more water, eat more fruit, and prevent dehydration.
  • Yunnan is a province with more minority nationalities. Please respect the living habits and customs of the minority nationalities.
  • Get ready for your Visa, and do remember your passport.
  • Prepare for your SIM card to make sure the internet use in China.
  • Take some medicine with you for emergency use, especially if you are easy to get altitude sickness.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and hats for the strong ultraviolet ray on the plateau.
  • Don’t forget your umbrella and rain gear during the rainy seasons.
  • Pack suitable clothes, windproof jacket and thick coat are suggested, outdoor clothing will be good.