Nujiang Travel Tips

Nujiang travel tips can be great help when you are planning Nujiang tours or traveling in Nujiang. Here we selected some useful numbers, information about what to do, what and where to eat in Nujiang, as well as tips of accommodation and shopping in Nujiang, etc.

Useful Numbers

Zip Code 673200
Dailing Code 0886
Fire 119
Police 110
Ambulance 120
Weather Forecast 121
Traffic Accidents 122
Tourist Complaints 0886-9692
Nujiang Tourism Bureau 0886-3888919
Nujiang Public Security Bureau 0886-3562219

Best time to Visit Nujiang

Nujiang Prefecture enjoys a subtropical mountain monsoon climate with the characteristics of three-dimensional climate. Nujiang is suitable for touring in all seasons. However, it is hot and rainy in summer. Stone roads built near mountains have extremely poor road conditions, and it is hard and dangerous to walk on the roads in rainy season. Therefore, the best time to visit Nujiang should be from October to April of the next year, especially times around the Spring Festival. There are sevral ethnic festivals celebrated during the Spring Festival period. You can not only enjoy beautiful scenery, but also participate in festivals with unique local features.

What to Pack

The average temperature of Nujiang is 15℃ ~ 26℃. The average temperature during the daytime is 26℃, it is recommended to wear cool clothes such as shirts made of cotton and linen fabric, thin long skirts and thin T-shirts. The average temperature at night is 15℃, it is recommended to wear warm clothes such as suits, jackets, trench coats, casual clothes, jackets, suits, thin sweaters, etc. 

Other necessities:

  • Floral water, salt
    In order to prevent mosquitoes and leeches from biting when traveling in Nujiang Gorge, it is suggested to spray insect repellent on the body before departure. After being bitten by leeches in the wild, the leeches are sprinkled with salt or concentrated salt solution, which will immediately die and automatically fall off from the skin.
  • Identity document
    Nujiang is located at the border. Please bring your identification documents for border inspection when traveling to Nujiang.
  • Sunscreen, rain gear
    Nujiang has slightly stronger ultraviolet rays and abundant rainfall. Please pay attention to sun protection and sudden rainfall.

Things to Do in Nujiang

Nujiang travel features in adventure trip to Grand Canyon,  the unique and magnificent natural landscape and colorful ethnic culture experience. We provide wide range of featured Nujiang tours such as hiking or rafting along the Grand Canyon, birding tours and ethnic culture tours, etc. Moreover, you can also try the activities recommended in Nujiang Entertainment, like joining festival party, watching the performance "Canyon Nujiang" or relaxing in the farmyards. 

Other Tips


Except the downtown areas, the remote towns and villages have low network coverage. Wifi is generally available in hotels and well-equipped restaurants in the county. However, mobile signal is the only reliance if you travel to villages in remote mountain areas. Sometimes there is no signal, so you should be aware of this.


Lisu, Pumi and Dulong are the major ethnic groups in Nujiang, they communicate mostly in their native languages. With the development of tourism, there are more and more foreigners traveling to Nujiang, and the mandarin has been publicized in Nujiang. It is no problem to communicate with young people in mandarin when going to the local area, but not the older ones. They still stick to their own ethnic language and cannot speak mandarin. Please note that most of the young people can speak good Chinese but hardly English.

Money Exchange

  • Bank of China(Nujiang Branch): No.283 Nujiang Avenue, Lushui City, Nujiang (泸水市怒江大道283号)
  • China Construction Bank(Liuku Branch): No.16 Renmin Road, Liuku Town, Lushui City (泸水市六库镇人民路16号)


  • 1.Nujiang People’s Hospital 怒江州人民医院
    Phone: 0886-3622690
    Address: Xincheng District of Liuku Town in Lushui City, Nujiang
  • 2.Nujiang Maternal and Child Care Service Center 怒江州妇幼保健院
    Phone: 0886-3622237
    Address: Lushui City, Nujiang
  • 3.Nujiang Hospital of Ttraditional Chinese Medicine 怒江中医医院
    Phone: 0886-3622277
    Address: Liuku Town in Lushui City, Nujiang

Post Offices & Expresses

  • Yunda Express (Lushui Branch)
    Address:No. 250, Xiangyang South Road, Lushui City 泸水市向阳南路250号
    Tel: 18608863066
  • STO Express (Lanping Branch)
    Address:No, 72-4, Nujiang Road, Lanping County 兰坪县城怒江路72-4号
    Tel: 0886-3215221
  • STO Express (Fugong Branch)
    Address:No.2, Guangchang Community, Shangpa Town of Fugong County 福贡县上帕镇广场小区2号
    Tel: 0886-3413128
  • ZTO Express (Gongshan Branch)
    Address:Cikai Town  茨开镇边防大队6号车库旁
    Tel: 13187493552
  • China Post (Nujiang Post Office ): No.216 Renmin Road, Lushui City, Nujiang

Safety Precautions

1.Take care of your luggage and important things, such as passport and visa.
2.Check out the weather report before your travel. Do not go sightseeing in bad weather.
3.Respect and follow local custom and avoid conflicts.

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