Yunnan Travel FAQ

Yunnan Travel FAQ mainly introduces the common questions you may encounter when traveling in Yunnan and the answers to these questions, which can help you plan a better Yunnan travel.

Main FAQs for Yunnan Travel

When is the Best Time to Visit Yunnan

If you had to pick a single province in all China that would expose you to the greatest variations in topography and climate, it would have to be Yunnan Province. There is an old and accurate saying here that “You can enjoy all four seasons on the same mountain, where each of these four season is only a few miles distant from the others. So, the best time to visit Yunnan Province depends clearly on the region you like to visit. Yunnan is a very diverse province with the Himalayas in the north and subtropics in the south. Thus, there are also specific times of the year when it’s best to visit certain destinations.

Yunnan Climate by Region

What to Visit in Yunnan

Yunnan is the most diverse province in all China, both in its extraordinary mix of people and in the splendor of its landscapes. What come up to your mind when you think of Yunnan, China? Dali, Lijiang, Shangari-La, diverse ethnic minorities or moderate weather? Yes, Yunnan offers diversity both people and landscapes, which make it a dream destination for travelers. If you are in China, never miss this wonderful land.

Yunnan Attractions by Region

How to Get to Yunnan

With the growth of economy, Yunnan boasts very convenient transportation systems with modern transportation facilities. Yunnan is served by numerous transport modes including several civilian airports and a major highway and rail network, and forms an integral part of the structure Yunnan Province and the Southwest of China. Therefore, traveling to Yunnan, tourists can take those means of transportation for getting to and around. Yunnan Province is large geographically and its transport hub is the capital of Kunming, which acts as an important gateway, linking China to Southeast Asia, South Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. 

More about How to Get to Yunnan

Yunnan Transportation by Region

Where to Stay in Yunnan

With the increasing popularity of Yunnan tourism, the hotels industry of Yunnan develop quickly and the number of high-end hotels in Yunnan has been growing rapidly. There is a large selection of hotels ranging from the three to five-stars in Yunnan. Most are located in the city’s center, and some are located near some of Yunnan’s most famous and popular scenic spots. Whatever you prefer a modern luxury hotel or a cozy local-style antique hotel, You will definitely find one you like.

Yunnan Accommodation by Region

What to Eat and Where to Eat in Yunnan

Yunnan cuisine, often referred to as Dian cuisine, has its own unique style because of its geographic location, diverse local plant and animal species and numerous ethnic minority groups. Many ethnic minority groups are located in Yunnan Province and they have each added their own cooking styles to Yunnan cuisine, making it a beautiful mix of many different styles of cooking and preparation styles. Yunnan cuisine is known for its sour and spicy dishes. Tough commonly seasoned with chilies, Yunnan Cuisine, unlike the mouth-stinging fiery food in neighboring Sichuan, strives to keep the original taste of its ingredients, which are freshly plucked from mountains and caught from the sea.

Yunnan Dining by Region

What to Pack While Traveling to Yunnan?

It is recommended that you bring comfortable shoes. You will undoubtedly be doing a lot of walking, so comfortable shoes are a must. Sunscreen is recommended, as well as carrying bottled water with you. If you are a photography lover, do not forget your camera, film, and batteries.

More about What to Pack for Yunnan Travel

What Are the Currency and the ATM System in Yunnan Like?

Foreign currencies cannot be used directly in Yunnan, but you can exchange your money at the many Bank of China outlets throughout the province. Most major hotels in Yunnan’s larger cities will accept major credit cards. Your hotels also can change money for you and ATMs are easy to find.

More about Money and Banking in Yunnan

Will There be Problems with the Language Barrier?

Visitors to Yunnan do not need to worry about the language barrier. Each visitor will have an English-speaking tour guide, and most of the staff in the star rated hotels can speak English.

What Are the Most Popular Tours

Yunnan Classic Tours are the most popular tours for travelers with limited time who are keen to see the major sites of the Yunnan Province, such as Jade Dragon Snow MountainErhai LakeLugu LakeDianchi LakeThree Pagodas and Chongsheng Monastery, Dali Ancient TownLijiang Ancient Town, etc. Yunnan Classic Tours are covered the main highlights of Yunnan and are recommendable for travelers who come to Yunnan for the first time. You get a glimpse of the traditional Chinese city life, experience the rich and unique ethnic folk custom, stroll around the ancient towns to discover more Chinese traditional culture, follow our step into Yuanyang Haini Rice Terraces, enjoy the fascinating rice terraces and take nice photos there, and visit the impressive and amazing sceneries areas, such as Stone ForestTiger Leaping Gorge. Yunnan Classic Tours offer you a journey with the highlights of Yunnan and help you to discover the different “Yunnan”.

More about Tour Packages in Yunnan

Yunnan Tours by Region

Note: If you have any problems that are not on the above, please contact us.

How to Use Whatsapp in Yunnan

How to Use Whatsapp in Yunnan

WhatsApp Messenger from Facebook is a freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) service owned by Facebook.It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice...

Yunnan Travel FAQ    Veiw