Weixi County Travel Tips

Weixi Lisu Autonomous County is located in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, between 98°54′~99°34′ east longitude and 26°53′~28°02′ north latitude. The county is located in the hinterland of the “Three Parallel Rivers” of the World Natural Heritage. 

Best Time to Visit Weixi

The climate in Weixi County is long winter without summer. Spring first, then autumn begins. Every season is the best time to visit Weixi County, every season has different view. The lowest temperature is -1.5℃, it is not very chill, and you just wear thin down jacket.


Because Weixi is a small place, there is no Bank of China. If you have any money exchange needs, please exchange it in Banks of China in Diqing.

Useful Numbers

Telephone Number Inquiry: 114

Weather Forecast: 121

Fire: 119

Police: 110

Ambulance: 120

Weather Forecast: 12121

Diqing Shangri-La Airport Inquiry: 0887-8229901


Fuxing Hospital: No. 47 Xiaoping Street, Weixi Lisu Autonomous County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Weixi Lisu Autonomous County Maternal and Child Health Hospital: No. 84, Qinglong Road, Weixi Lisu Autonomous County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Tianhezhong Hospital: Near No. 8 Xingwei Avenue.

Post Offices

Weixi Post Office: Xiaoping Street, Weixi Lisu Autonomous County

Qoqek Post Office: No.225, Provincial Road, Weixi Lisu Autonomous County

Dressing Tip

Due to large temperature difference between morning and evening, it is recommended the visitors shall bring down jacket or some thicker clothes.

Other Travel Tip

Many of the shops are operated by locals. It is recommended that you walk around the old town first to ensure that you are paying a reasonable price.