West Yunnan

West Yunnan mainly refers to Dali, Nujiang, Baoshan and Dehong. Enjoying long history, Dali is one of the earliest cradle of Yunnan culture and has created glorious Dali Kingdom. Nujiang iss the only autonomous prefecture of Lisu ethnic minority in China. Baoshan is located in the west of Yunnan, bordering Burma to the northwest and south. Dehong offers the charming natural scenery and the superior climatic conditions. Local people forget the hustle and bustle of the city, enjoy the nature and appreciate the minority customs.

1. Dali

Administrative Divisions of Dali

Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture has jurisdiction over 1 county-level city, 8 counties and 3 autonomous counties.

Top Attractions in Dali

Dali, a place with long history, is always a heaven for many people all over the world. Dali is also a perfect destination for people who want to seek antiquity or explore the fascinating natural sceneries. When you come to Dali, the top attractions in Dali are must-visit. 

2. Nujiang

Administrative Divisions of Nujiang

Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture has jurisdiction over 1 city, 1 county and 2 autonomous counties. Its government is located in Liuku Town of Lushui City.

Top Attractions in Nujiang

Nujiang attractions feature in the grand and magnificent scenery of the Nujiang River and Grand Canyon, mountainous landscape along the river and the ethnic cultures. Travelers to Nujiang can join in a hiking tour along the Nujiang Grand Canyon to have a site-watch of the master works of the nature, such as the Stone Moon  and Pihe Flying Stone. Winter cheery blossoming in Bingzhongluo Scenic Area is also a great temptation to tourists, especially to the photographers. Check more by the following links.

3. Baoshan

Administrative Divisions of Baoshan

Baoshan City has jurisdiction over 1 district, 1 county-level city, 3 counties, 2 subdistricts, 24 towns, and 46 townships(including 11 ethnic townships). The city government sits in Longyang district.

Top Attractions in Baoshan

Travel along the Yunnan-Burma highway and explore every historic site of Southwest Silk Road, you would be amazed by the fabulous landscape and splendid culture, such as Tengchong Volcano Geological Park with mountains and gorges spreading out the land, Tengchong Volcano Hot Sea, Tengchong Heshun Old Town and Longjiang Bridge. Take a enjoyable bath in Hot Sea, or immerse yourself in Heshun old town to discover the traditional culture of Baoshan. 

4. Dehong

Administrative Divisions of Dehong

Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture covers 2 cities and 3 counties. Its government seat is located in Mangshi City.

Top Attractions in Dehong

When you travel to Dehong prefecture, it is highly recommended to pay a visit to the famous One Tree ForestMoli Tropical RainforestRuili River and Moli Waterfall, you will feast your eyes on the charming and pleasant scenery. Ethnic culture exploration to ethnic villages (Dadenghan Dai Village ), religion culture tour to local temples and frontier culture experience to the border port or border towns are also the hot tours in Dehong.