Lincang Travel Tips
To have a better travel experience in Lincang, here are some useful Lincang travel tips which may be helpful for your Lincang tour. When plan your trip to Lincang, view our answers to questions about Lincang travel to get better understanding of Lincang Yunnan.
Here below are some useful numbers in Lincang City, in case the emergency while you are traveling (such as sickness or traffic accidents), or have other complaints or questions.
|Zip Code in Cangyuan||677400|
|Zip Code in Fengqing||675900|
|Zip Code in Linxiang District||677000|
|Zip Code Inquiry||184|
|Telephone Number Inquiry||141|
|Lincang Bus Terminal||0883-2123227|
|Cangyuan County Bus Terminal||0883-7121237|
The Best Time to Lincang
It's like spring all the year round in Lincang, which has the reputation of “Asian City of Constant Temperature”. Its annual average temperature is 16.8-17.7℃. Therefore, the best time to visit Lincang is spring and summer, and Lincang is suitable for travel in four seasons due to the comfortable weather.
What to Prepare
Although weather in Lincang is warm, temperature varies widely from day to night, especially in winter and spring. Therefore, you are supposed to prepare warm clothes for the cold night and a coat for slight drop in the temperature during rainy reason.
Yunnan is located on the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau, the outdoor UV radiation is strong. You should pay attention to protect yourself from sunburn. Make sure to have your hat, sunglasses or sun cream.
When traveling, keep an eye on your backpack and belongings in crowded places and be careful that someone steals from you. When going out at night or going to the bar, you'd better not go alone. Do not linger in the middle of nowhere. When hiking, you'd better travel in pairs.
Lincang 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 area and county seats. There are many banks in Linxiang District.
- Bank of China(Lincang Branch)中国银行临沧分行
Address: No.1, Nanping West Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区南屏西路1号
- Bank of China(中国银行)
Address: No.106, Qishan Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区旗山路106号
- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China(中国工商银行)
Address: No.167, cangjiang Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区沧江路167号
- China Construction Bank(中国建设银行)
Address: No.419, Nantian Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区南天路419号
- Agricultural Bank of China(中国农业银行)
Address: No.583, Nantian Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区南天路583号
- Agricultural Bank of China(中国农业银行)
Address: No.62, Guangyun Road, Cangyuan County, Lincang临沧市沧源县广允路62号
Post Offices and Expresses
Postal code of Lincang City is 677000, and China post hotline is 11185. Postage for sending postcard is 0.8 yuan.
- China Office(中国邮政)
Address: No.115, cangjiang Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区沧江路115号
- China Office(中国邮政)
Address: No.1052, Nantian Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区南天路1052号
- China Office(中国邮政)
Address: Intersection of Renmin Road and Nantang Street, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区人民路与南塘街交叉口
- YTO Express圆通快递
Address: No.1731, Nantian Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区南天路1731号
- STO Express申通快递
Address: No.80, Qishan Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区旗山路80号
- SF Express顺丰快递
Address: Wealth Center, Cangjiang Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区沧江路财富中心
Hospitals in Lincang City are centered on government seat of each district and county. There are some Health centers in townships and villages, but facilities are to be improved.
- People's Hospital of Lincang(临沧市人民医院)
Address: West Hebin Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区西河滨路
- Lincang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine(临沧市中医院)
Address: No.156, Fengxiang Road, Linxiang District, Lincang临沧市临翔区凤翔路156号
- The Second People's Hospital of Lincang(临沧市第二人民医院)
Address:No.261, Tingqi Road, Linxiang District, Lincang City临沧市临翔区汀旗路261号
- People's Hospital of Cangyuan County(临沧市人民医院)
Address: Guangchang Road, Mengdong Town, Cangyuan County, Lincang临沧市沧源县勐董镇广场路
Things to Do in Lincang
Cangyuan and Fengqing are two most welcomed destinations in Lincang. When you are in Lincang, generally, it is suggested to explore the Wa culture and join the famous Monihei carnival in Cangyuan county, and learn the black tea culture in Fengqing county. Fengqing county in Lincang city is the world famous “Hometown of Dianhong Black Tea”. Lincang has a long history of tea culture, and the ancient tea tree king in Xiangzhuqing of Fengqing county, whose age can be traced back to King Wu of Zhou period, is called "the grandmother of tea" and "the king of tea tree". In addition, Lincang is the hometown of Wa in the world, is one of the birthplaces of Wa culture. Every year, Monihei Carnival of Wa Ethnic Minority in Cangyuan County attracts a crowd of tourists.
- 4 Days Cangyuan Monihei Carnival Tour
- 5 Days Wa Ethnic Minority’s New Rice Festival Tour
- 4 Days Cangyuan Wa Ethnic Minority Discovery Tour
- 2 Days Fengqing Dianhong Black Tea Culture Tour from Dali
- 7 Days Lincang Fengqing Dianhong Black Tea and Puer Organic Tea Tour
- 10 Days Yunnan Puer Tea and Dianhong Black Tea Tour to Lincang and Fengqing
- Top 10 Lincang Tourist Attractions and Things To Do Rated on TripAdvisor
Usually, you are recommended to stay in urban area and county seats for overnight due to the relatively better accommodation conditions. Recommended hotels in Lincang include Hetang Yuechun Hotel, Lintong Hotel, Lincang Airport Sightseeing Hotel, Zhenkang Anran Hotel, etc.
Lincang is an important transportation center in southwest Yunnan, which is the most convenient land passage to Yangon, Myanmar. At present, there are no trains in Lincang. Flights in the Lincang airport and Cangyuan airport are also relatively limited. Flights in Lincang mainly fly to Kunming. Therefore, road traffic is an important mode of transportation in Lincang. At the bus Terminals in Lincang, travelers can take luxurious sleeper and long-distance buses to such destinations as Kunming, Xiaguan, Xiangyun, Baoshan, Changning, Jinghong, etc.
University(the only college in Lincang)
- Lincang Teachers College(临沧师范高等专科学校)
Address: No.2 Xuefu Road, Linxiang District, Lingcang City(临沧市临翔区学府路2号)
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