Honghe Travel Tips

As one of popular tourist destinations in Yunnan Province, there are increasingly foreign and domestic travelers in Honghe Prefecture, especially Yuanyang and Jianshui. To have a better travel experience in Honghe, here are some useful Honghe travel tips which may be helpful for your Honghe tour. When plan your trip to Honghe, view our answers to questions about Honghe travel to get better understanding of Honghe Yunnan.

Useful Numbers

Here below are some useful numbers in Honghe prefecture, in case the emergency while you are traveling (such as sickness or traffic accidents), or have other complaints or questions.

Area Code 0873
Police (Calling) 110
First-aid Ambulance 120
Fire 119
Traffic Accidents 122
Weather Forecast 12121/121
Tourist Complaints 0873-2137291/96927
Zip Code in Mengzi 661100
Zip Code in Jianshui 654300
Zip Code in Yuanyang 662400
Booking Hotline of Mengzi Railway Station 0873-95105105
Railway Station Inquiry 0873-12306
Public Security Office in Honghe 0873-3712222
Zip Code Inquiry 184
Bus Ticket 8223501

Best Time to Visit Honghe

The best time to visit Honghe prefecture is March to May and September to November every year. The most beautiful season in Yuanyang county is every November to the following April. Most areas of Hongke prefecture belong to subtropical plateau monsoon climate, annual average temperature is between 15℃ and 22.6℃. The temperature rises gradually from Yuanyang, Jianshui, Mengzi, Hekou. When traveling, you are supposed to take at least two-season clothes, and a light raincoat by which you can not only keep the rain off, but also lay on the ground to have a rest when you are tired.

What to Pack

  • Dressing: Honghe is not very hot in summer and not so cold in winter, the rainy season is from may to September. Going to Honghe in summer, you need to bring rain-proof. You can wear thin clothes in the daytime, but add clothes at night; Temperature in winter won't be lower than 5℃, so heavy clothes is not necessary. However, there are climate difference between the north and the south, large temperature difference from day to night and the climate varies greatly with the elevation. It is advisable to take two-season clothing whenever you go.
  • Sunscreen: Most Honghe tourist areas are located on the two sides of the Tropical of Cancer with large solar altitude all year round. Because of long sunshine duration and strong ultraviolet ray, you ought to pay attention to sun protection. Even though ultraviolet ray during rainy season is weak, sunscreen is also needed if you stay outdoors for a long time.
  • Safety: There are high mountains and deep valleys in Honghe prefecture, altitude difference is large. It is prone to natural disaster after heavy rain. Be aware of disaster prevention in Rainy days. Do not climb the steep slope.

Things to Do in Honghe

Jianshui and Yuanyang are two most welcomed destinations in Honghe Prefecture. When you are in Honghe, generally, it is suggested to explore the ancient Chinese architectural culture in Tuanshan Village and Jianshui Old Town, experience the Confucius culture in Jianshui Confucius Temple, and visit the wonderful scenery of Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces including the sunrise view of Duoyishu and sunset view of Laohuzui. You can start your Hani rice terrace trekking tour and photography tour here.

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Honghe has bank of China, industrial and commercial bank of China, agricultural bank of China, China construction bank, etc., which are mainly located in the urban areas and county seats.

  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: Zhaoyang Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市朝阳路
    Tel: 0873-3807070/0873-3646092
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.83, Tianma Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市天马路83号
    Tel: 0873-3198248
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.4, Wuyi Road, Gejiu City, Honghe Prefecture红河州个旧市五一路4号
    Tel: 0873-2122499
  • Bank of China中国银行
    Address: No.1, Yongzhen Road, Linan Town, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县临安镇永祯路1号
    Tel: 0873-7688855
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China中国工商银行
    Address: No.2, Jinguang Street, Linan Town, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县临安镇觐光街2号
    Tel: 0873-3183430/0873-7652636
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China中国工商银行
    Address: Qingyuan Road, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县清远路
    Tel: 0873-7652636
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China中国工商银行
    Address: No.41, Tianma Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市天马路41号
    Tel: 0873-3723723/0873-3742876
  • China Construction Bank中国建设银行
    Address: No.75, Zhaoyang North Road, Linan Town, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县临安镇朝阳北路75号
    Tel: 0873-7652172/0873-7656849
  • China Construction Bank中国建设银行
    Address: Jinguang Street, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县觐光街
    Tel: 0873-7617603
  • China Construction Bank中国建设银行
    Address: No.4, Tianma Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市天马路4号
    Tel: 0873-3642250/0873-3652893
  • Agricultural Bank of China中国农业银行
    Address: Datian Street, Xinjie Town, Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture红河州元阳县新街镇大田街
    Tel: 0873-5622801
  • Agricultural Bank of China中国农业银行
    Address: No.99, Renmin Road, Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture红河州元阳县人民路99号
    Tel: 0873-5642101

Expresses and Post Offices

Postal code of Honghe prefecture is 661100, and China post hotline is 11185. Postage for sending postcard is 0.8 yuan.

  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: No.19, Yuangui Road, Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture红河州元阳县元桂路19号
    Tel: 0873-5621804/0873-5642808
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: Tianma Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市天马路
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: Intersection of Jinguang Street and Yingen Road, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县觐光街与迎恩路交叉口
    Tel: 0873-7617443
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: No.80, Yinhe Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市银河路80号
  • China Post中国邮政
    Address: No.1, Xingye Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市兴业路1号
    Tel: 11183
  • Yunda Express韵达快递
    Address: Provincial Road 214, Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture红河州元阳县214省道
    Tel: 95546
  • SF Express顺丰速运
    Address: No.232, Minan Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市民安路232号
    Tel: 95338
  • STO Express申通快递
    Address: No.274, Yinghui Road, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县迎晖路274号
    Tel: 95543
  • Express Mail Service中国邮政特快专递
    Address: No.79, Yongning Street, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县永宁街79号
    Tel: 11183
  • YTO Express圆通速递
    Address: No.29, Gexue Street, Wenlan Town, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市文澜镇阁学街29号
    Tel: 95554


Hospitals in Honghe prefecture are centered on government seat of each city and county. There are some Health centers in townships and villages, but facilities are to be improved. 

  • Honghe Prefecture No.1 People’s Hospital(红河州第一人民医院)
    Address:  No.11, Nanhu South Road, Mengzi City, Honghe Prefecture红河州蒙自市南湖南路11号
    Tel:  0873-3642907/0873-3643017
  • People’s Hospital of Mengzi City(蒙自市人民医院)
    Address: No.89, Tianma Road, Mengzi City, Hognhe Prefecture红河州蒙自市天马路89号
    Tel: 0873-3717567/0873-3060120
  • No.3 People’s Hospital of Honghe Prefecture(红河州第三人民医院)
    Address: No.229, Jinhu East Road, Gejiu City, Honghe Prefecture红河州个旧市金湖东路229号
    Tel: 0873-2129899/0873-2129098
  • The 59th hospital of the PLA(解放军第五十九医院)
    Address: No.147, Jianmin Road, Kaiyuan City, Honghe Prefecture红河州开远市健民路147号
    Tel: 0873-5959120/0873-7193000
  • People’s Hospital of Gejiu City(个旧市人民医院)
    Address: No.17, Jinhu South Road, Gejiu City, Honghe Prefecture红河州个旧市金湖南路17号
    Tel: 0873-2144731/0873-2122021
  • People’s Hospital of Yuanyang County(元阳县人民医院)
    Address: No.8, Yerong Road, Yuanyang County, Honghe Prefecture红河州元阳县叶榕路8号
    Tel: 0873-5622080
  • People’s Hospital of Jianshui County(建水县人民医院)
    Address: No.528, Jianshui Avenue, Jianshui County, Honghe Prefecture红河州建水县建水大道528号
    Tel: 0873-7652250/0873-7625490/0873-7653491

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