Puer Travel Tips

When you go to a new place, you should know some useful information to make your journey more convenient and save your time. Puer is always regarded as one of the important destinations in the classical Yunnan Travel. Yunnan Exploration provides the detailed information about Puer Travel Tips, which make your Puer Travel more convenient and interesting.

Useful Numbers of Puer

  • Fire: 119
  • Police: 110
  • Ambulance: 120
  • Legal Aid: 12348
  • Weather Forecast: 121
  • Consumer Complaint: 12315
  • Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
  • Puer People's Hospital: 0879-2122227

Best Time to Visit Puer

It is suitable to visit Puer in the spring and autumn. Like many other cities in Yunnan, Puer is a place where the seasons are like spring. There is no cold, no heat, warm and humid, especially suitable for human habitation. May-October is the rainy season of Puer. Therefore, the best time to visit Puer is spring and autumn.

What to Pack in Puer

Puer has a large temperature difference between day and night. You should take thin clothes in spring and summer, and thick coat and sweater in autumn and winter. Those who are afraid of cold in winter can wear down jackets.

Important Travel Tips for Visiting Puer

How to Get to Puer

Puer Transportation, to some extent, is strongly linked to Puer Tours. As a famous tourist attraction in China, Puer has the best transport network compared with other sightseeing places in China. At present, the main transportation methods in Puer are consisted of airplane, buses and so on. Puer has an extensive public transport system, largely based on buses, taxis. Therefore, it is very convenient to get to Puer by air, long-distance bus.

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Puer Food

Puer is located in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and rich in various food materials, which play an important role in Puer dining. People of Hani, Yi, Lahu, Wa and Dai are inclined to sour and spicy flavor. There are some specialties with reasonable price. Puer Dining is as beautiful as the sceneries here. Especially, the dishes historically cooked by the ethnic minority people, should not be missed when you come to Puer. To some extent, Puer is a melting-pot for many different cultures. Therefore, when you come to Puer, you can eat the food from around Yunnan Province and other Chinese dishes. Whether in the small stalls, or in a small restaurant with a strong ethnic style, you can taste a lots of different and delicious food in Puer. The delicious Chicken Tofu, Cold Sour Ant Eggs loved by Dai people will make you want to stay in Puer City.

Puer Shopping

Puer is always regarded as the one of the important destinations in the classical Yunnan Travel. When you travel to Puer, you can not only enjoy the beautiful sceneries, taste the delicious food, but also take many specialties home. Puer Shopping Tour is a great tourism route, which makes you forget to leave Puer. Puer Tea is must-buy when you come to buy Puer City.

Where to Stay in Puer

As Pu'er is abundant with hotels and hostels with different standards, choosing a lodging place in Pu'er is a piece of cake. Puer Accommodation and Hotels Booking introduces the recommended 5-star luxury hotels, comfortable, economic and cheap hostels in Puer. Star hotels are mainly located in the city center with elegant furnishings and all-inclusive services which will meet customers’ different accommodation needs. It’s suggested to reserve the room on the internet during the peak season for an available room with a discount. Most of the hotels are with good locations, convenient transportation and accessible to shopping. As one of the important destinations in the Classical Yunnan Travel, Puer is famous for the numerous hotels and you can always choose the most suitable hotel for your Puer Tour. Little Panda Manor in Puer and Yinsheng Tea Manor in Puer are good choices for people who want to have a good stay experience in Puer.

Matters need attention

  • Try not to take a bath.
  • Prepare some disposable toilet seats.
  • Wash your hands after using the remote control.
  • It is best not to wear plastic slippers provided by the hotel.
  • Before using the water glass, use the boiling water to disinfect.
  • Although the hotel's bed sheet is replaced every day, it is best to prepare a set of comfortable pajamas.

Things to Do in Puer

When you come to Puer, do not worry what to do in Puer. Puer Attractions are abundant and are full of all kinds, including natural sceneries, human sceneries and villages where you can experience the rich ethnic culture. Pu’er is well-known for Pu’er Tea and boasts its abundant tourist resources. Trace back to the Ancient Tea Horse Road to discover the ancient commerce culture. Trek up to the Mt. Ailaoshan and Mt. Wuliang and seize the beauty of the grand mountain view. Stretch your way to Hani Earthen Houses in Mojiang and Nayun Ancient Town in Menglian County where maintain a old life style and architectural style to experience the most natural, simple minorities daily lives. The beauty of Pu’er is beyond the words and you definitely will be enchanted by its charm. What's more, Puer is a place suitable for traveling and in-depth exploration. Under the background of long history, numerous ethnic groups and unique natural conditions, Puer is the best place to experience the rich ethnic culture. There are a number of places of historical interest and natural scenic spots in Puer for your exploration. Come to Puer and take a unique Puer Tour for your Yunnan Travel.

Top Attractions in Puer

Puer, a place with long history, is always a heaven for many people all over the world. Puer is also a perfect destination for people who want to seek for antiquity, explore the fascinating natural sceneries. When you come to Puer, the top attractions in Puer are must-visit. Puer, known as a land of wonders, both natural and man-made, will make you forget to leave.

Matters need attention

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

Languages in Puer

There are many ethnic groups in Puer. There are 9 ethnic minority autonomous counties in Pu’er City, which are home to 14 inhabitants such as Han, Hani, Yi, Lahu, Wa and Dai. The minority population accounts for 61% of the total population in Puer. The ethnic groups have their own languages, which are quite different from Chinese. While most of them can speak Chinese well but hardly English.

Banks in Puer

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

  • China Postal Savings Bank(中国邮政储蓄银行)
    Add: No.79 of Renmin Road, Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County(景谷傣族彝族自治县人民路79)
    Tel: 0879-5227335
  • China Postal Savings Bank(中国邮政储蓄银行)
    Add: Qianshao Road, Ximeng Wa Autonomous County(西盟佤族自治县前哨路)
    Tel: 0879-8221366
  • China Construction Bank(中国建设银行)
    Add: N0.67 of Chacheng Avenue(茶城大道67号)
  • Agricultural Bank of China(Puer Nuozhadu Power Station Sub-branch)(中国农业银行(普洱糯扎渡电站支行))
    Add: No. 7 Shilong Road(石龙路7号)
    Tel: (0879)2863281
  • Agricultural Bank of China(中国农业银行)
    Add: No. 34 Chayuan Road, Puer City, Yunnan Province(云南省普洱市茶苑路34号)
    Tel: (0879)2121239
  • China Construction Bank(Puer Zhenxing Road Sub-branch)(中国建设银行(普洱振兴路支行))
    Add: No. 29 Zhenxing Road, Simao District, Puer City(普洱市思茅区振兴路29号)
    Tel: (0879)2161346
  • Agricultural Bank of China(Puer Fuxing Sub-branch)(中国农业银行(普洱复兴支行))
    Add: No. 29 Wuyi Road, Simao District, Puer City, Yunnan Province(云南省普洱市思茅区五一路29号)
    Tel: (0879)2122044

Post Offices and Expresses in Puer

  • China Post Office(中国邮政)
    Add: No.76 Renmin Road, Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County(景谷傣族彝族自治县人民路76)
  • China Post Office(中国邮政)
    Add: Mengka Road, Ximeng Wa Autonomous County(普洱西盟佤族自治县勐卡路)
  • China Post Office (中国邮政)
    Add: No. 30 Zhenxing Avenue, Simao District (思茅区振兴大道30)
    Tel: 0879-2122995
  • YTO Express(圆通速递)
    Add: No. 333 Linyuan Road, Simao District Puer City(普洱市思茅区林源路333号)
    Tel: 95554
  • YTO Express(Chengnan Branch)(圆通速递(城南分部))
    Add: No. 84 Yushui Road(鱼水路84号)
    Tel: 15908792028
  • ZTO Express(中通快递)
    Add: Nearby No. 1 Wuzi Alley(物资巷1号附近)
    Tel: 15912976680

Hospitals in Puer

  • Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County People’s Hospital(景谷傣族彝族自治县人民医院)
    Add: No.139 of Renmin Road, Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County(景谷傣族彝族自治县人民路139号)
  • Ximeng County People’s Hospital(西盟县人民医院)
    Add: Xingmeng Road, Ximeng Wa Autonomous County(普洱西盟佤族自治县兴盟路)
  • Pu 'er Prefecture People's Hospital(普洱市人民医院)
    Add: No.44 Zhenxing Avenue, Simao District (思茅区振兴大道44)
    Tel: 0879-2122227
  • Puer Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital(普洱市中医医院)
    Add: No. 13 Chacheng Avenue, Simao District, Puer City(普洱市思茅区茶城大道13号)
  • Simao Ethnic Hospital(思茅市民族医院)
    Add: No. 55 Ximahe Road(洗马河路55号)
  • Puer Maternal and Children Health Hospital(普洱市妇幼保健院)
    Add: No. 89 West Renming Road, Simao District, Puer City, Yunnan Province(云南省普洱市思茅区人民西路89号)

Book Stores in Puer

  • Xinhua Book Store(新华书店)
    Add: Yongping Town, Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County(景谷傣族彝族自治县永平镇)
  • Xinhua Book Store(新华书店)
    Address: Mengka Road, Ximeng Wa Autonomous County(普洱西盟佤族自治县勐卡路)
  • Xinhua Bookstore (新华书店)
    Add: No.68 Zhenxing Avenue, Simao District(思茅区振兴大道68号)
  • Kunming Xinzhi Puer Book City(昆明新知普洱图书城)
    Add: No. 3 Limin Alley, Zhenxing Avenue(振兴大道利民巷3号)
    Tel: (0879)2127211/(0879)2120387
  • Teaching Materials Department of Xinhua Book Store(新华书店教材部)
    Add: No. 10 Chacheng Avenue, Simao District, Puer City(普洱市思茅区茶城大道10号)
    Tel: (0879)2123541

Other Travel Tips for Visiting Puer

  • In China, please had better not travel in peak seasons, such as Chinese New Year, International Labor Day and National Day. If you want to experience the traditional festival culture, Taking a tour during the traditional festivals of China can get the opportunity to experience the festivals culture.
  • Be careful of the changeable temperature. A few chilly days could be followed by relatively hot weather. So it is better to take some early winter clothes to protect you away from the sudden low temperature.