Children and The Elderly Travel to Yunnan

Children and the elderly travel to Yunnan mainly introduces the best places for children and the elderly, the most suitable tours for children and the old, the top travel tips for children and the elderly, etc. which help visitors have the best experiences in Yunnan.

There are millions of travelers traveling to Yunnan every year, however, can some special travelers like children and the elderly go to Tibet? The answer depends. Because of the high altitude of Yunnan-Kweichow Plateau and Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and relatively weak physical condition of children and the elderly, they are more vulnerable to the plateau environment. But no one can deny that a considerable number of children and old people did go to Yunnan, some of whom even went to the Haba Snow Mountain, Meili Snow Mountain, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain,etc.

Best Places for Children and the Elderly

Yunnan, located in the southwest plateau area of China, refers to “the place south of the colorful clouds” in Chinese. It is a place bond with exotic cultures and beautiful tales. Yunnan takes pride in its rich natural resources and cultural resources. There are 25 ethnic minority groups living in Yunnan, and each have very different religion and folklore stories. It’s rare to see so many different ethnic minority groups living harmoniously in one province. Harmonious and colorful are the most frequently used words to describe people’s life in Yunnan. Contact us for customized Yunnan tours. The best places for children and the elderly in Yunnan as follows:

Notes: Given the age of the children and the elderly and their unique physical development, the famous attractions with high altitude shall be avoided, such as Haba Snow Mountain, Meili Snow Mountain.

Best Tours for Children and the Elderly

City Tours are the best choices for children and the elderly.

Best Time to Visit Yunnan

The weather in most areas of Yunnan is mild in winter and cool in summer. It is suitable to visit Yunnan all year round. Yunnan’s varied terrain results in diverse landscapes and weather conditions. The best time to visit depends largely on what you want to see and which part you want to go to. The best time to travel in Yunnan is in spring and autumn, especially March to April, and September to November.

Top Travel Tips for Children and the Elderly

For Children

  • Transportation: If you are near Yunnan, the train is the best way to get to Yunnan, which can give your children enough time to adapt.
  • Be sure to give children medical examination before traveling to Yunnan. Pack the necessary medicine for your Yunnan travel.
  • In the first few days of your arrival in Yunnan, do not allow your children to run quickly.
  • Bring some snacks and toys for your children, which can effectively calm them down when they are bored during Yunnan travel.
  • Due to the strong ultraviolet ray in Yunnan, which is harmful to children’s skin and eyes, let your children wear hats and glasses.
  • In crowded places, such as Dali Ancient Town, Lijiang Ancient Town, keep an eye on your children.
  • Do not spend long time on travel. Reasonably arrange the travel time according to your children.
  • Pay special attention to the sharp changes in temperature in Yunnan, especially in the morning and at night.
  • Please pack the clothes for your children according to Yunnan weather report.
  • Drink more water to avoid dehydration and try to eat some vitamin C.

For the Elderly

Please go to hospital when you feel serious

In fact, in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan, very few people suffer from altitude sickness, because its altitude is relatively low. It is a good place to rest and acclimatize to the plateau for your future travel. However, please go to hospital if you feel serious.

Slow down your movement and drink more water

When you move on the plateau, you should slow down and rest properly, otherwise you will feel tired. Meantime, because the climate of the plateau is relatively dry, you need to drink more water.

Be aware of the sharp change in temperature

The temperature difference in Yunnan is large during daytime and night, pay attention to bring warm clothes and shoes to keep warm.

Matters Need Attention

  • Read some basic information about Yunnan and China so that you could have a better experience there.
  • Respect and follow local custom and avoid conflicts.
  • Eat more vegetables and fruits, drink plenty of water, it may help you to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Check out the weather report before your travel. Do not go sightseeing in bad weather.
  • In China, please had better not travel in peak seasons, such as Chinese New YearInternational Labor Day and National Day. If you want to experience the traditional festival culture, Taking a tour during the traditional festivals of China can get the opportunity to experience the festivals culture.

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