Lancang County Travel Tips

1. Useful Numbers of Lancang County

Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Weather Forecast: 121
Consumer Complaint: 12315
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114

2. Post Offices in Lancang County

Lancang Lahu Autonomous County Post Office(澜沧拉祜族自治县邮政局)
Add: Menglang Street, Menglang Town, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县勐朗镇勐朗街)
Tel: 0879-7222758

3. Banks in Lancang County

You can use your credit card, traveler's check or cash to exchange for Chinese Yuan in some branches of Bank of China in Lancang County.

China Postal Savings Bank(中国邮政储蓄银行)
Add: Menglang Street, Menglang Town, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县勐朗镇勐朗街)
Tel: 0879-7221015

4. Hospitals in Lancang County

Lancang County First People’s Hospital (澜沧县第一人民医院)
Add: Donglang Road, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县东朗路)

5. Book Stores in Lancang County

Xinhua Book Store(新华书店)
Add: Menglang Street, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County (澜沧拉祜族自治县勐朗街)

6. Language

In Lancang County, there are many ethnic groups, including 5 ethnic groups including the Wa, Han, Yi, Hani and Lahu nationalities. The ethnic groups have their own languages, which are quiet different from Chinese. While most of them can speak Chinese well but hardly English. 

7. How to Get to Lancang County

Lancang County can be accessible by long-distance bus and planes. There is a Passenger Transport Bus Station in Lancang County. Tourists can take long-distance buses to Lancang from Kunming, Simao, Menghai, Lincang, etc.

8. Best Time to Visit Lancang County

It is suitable to visit Lancang County all year round. Like many other cities in Yunnan, Lancang is a place where the seasons are like spring. There is no cold, no heat, warm and humid, especially suitable for human habitation, so you can go to Lancang at any time.

9. What to Visit in Lancang County

Within the territory, there are over 10 scenic plots such as Lahu Fengqing Park(拉祜风情园), Xiaolushan Viewing Platform(小庐山观景台), Laodabao(老达保), Fengmiyan Viewing Platform(蜜蜂岩观景点), Nuozhadu Scenic Area(糯扎渡旅游风景区) and so on.