Yunnan Ethnic Minorities

Yunnan is the province with the largest population of minorities with 25 of them having more than 5000 members,among them 16 are indigenous (including Bai, Dai, Naxi, Hani, Lisu, Lahu, Wa, Jingpo, Bulang, Pumi, Achang, Nu, Jinuo, De’ang, Durung, etc.). Among 25 ethnic minority groups, the biggest population is Yi and the smallest one is Dulong The ethnic minorities spread around Yunnan with their own communities and live together over vast areas while some live in individual concentrated communities in small areas. Those ethnic minority people are living in valleys, hilly areas or flat lands. Due to different groups, the traditional customs, cultures, languages, construction styles and clothes of them are colorful and distinctive. About the festivals of Yunnan ethnic minorities are also colorful and diverse, some of the festivals are celebrated by many groups, and some are distinct.

Yunnan Ethnic Minorities List

Achang Aini Axi Ake Azhe Bai Bailuo Bulang Buyi Dai
Deang Dulong Han Hani Hualuo Huayaodai Hui Jingpo Jinuo Kucong
Lahu Limi Lisu Manchu Miao Mongolian Mosuo Naxi Nu Pumi
Sani Shui Taliu Tibetan Wa Yao Yi Yiche Zhuang Huayaoyi

5 Days South Yunnan Ethnic Minority Discovery and Tropical Forest Photograph Tour

5 Days South Yunnan Ethnic Minority Discovery and Tropical Forest Photograph Tour

Yunnan is a microcosm of China in the areas of minority affairs and nationality relations. The province has 25 minority groups, nearly half of the country’s total ( 56...

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13 Days Yunnan Classic Tour with Lincang Tea Discovery and Wa Ethnic Culture Experience

13 Days Yunnan Classic Tour with Lincang Tea Discovery and Wa Ethnic Culture Experience

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6 Days Lincang Tea Culture Tour with Wa Ethnic Minority Discovery

6 Days Lincang Tea Culture Tour with Wa Ethnic Minority Discovery

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22 Days Best of Yunnan Highlights Panorama Tour

22 Days Best of Yunnan Highlights Panorama Tour

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9 Days South China Rice Terraces and Ethnic Culture Tour to Yuanyang and Longji Rice Terraces

9 Days South China Rice Terraces and Ethnic Culture Tour to Yuanyang and Longji Rice Terraces

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10 Days Yunnan Ethnic Villages and Ancient Towns Tour (Kunming-Dali-Shaxi-Lijiang-ShangriLa)

10 Days Yunnan Ethnic Villages and Ancient Towns Tour (Kunming-Dali-Shaxi-Lijiang-ShangriLa)

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4 Days Dali to Lijiang Tour with Jizu Mountain and Lugu Lake Pilgrimage

4 Days Dali to Lijiang Tour with Jizu Mountain and Lugu Lake Pilgrimage

Dali-Binchuan County-Jizu Mountain-Chenghai Lake-Ninglang County- Lugu Lake-Lijiang

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6 Days Western Yunnan Border and Tropical Forest Tour with Minorities Discovery

6 Days Western Yunnan Border and Tropical Forest Tour with Minorities Discovery

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Tips Before Travel

Bring copies of your passport

Don't assume you're restricted to the main hubs of Beijing and Shanghai, our tours can start from any city.

Register with your embassy

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Always have local cash

Exchange some local currency for your trip