Zhaoyang District Travel Tips


Useful Telephone Numbers

 Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Weather Forecast: 121
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
Tourist Complaints: 0870-96927, 2124059



Zhaotong Airport lies in the east of the city proper on the south bank of the Jinsha River, operating flights to Kunming once a day.
Zhaotong's long-distance bus station lies at 144, Longquan Lu, Zhaoyang District. It costs six hours from the station to get to the capital city of Yunnan, Kunming


Dressing Tips

March - June, September - November: People can dress some thin clothes and take some coats or jackets for different changes between morning and night.
July - August: People should dress some cool clothes for it is so hot and someone could take some raincoats and Rash Guards.
December - February: When it comes to Winter, people need to take some thick clothes to keep warm and take some scarves and hats to protect their head.
More details: If you want to go to the attractions, you should wear some alpine jackets, hiking boots.

Best Time to Visit

The best seasons to visit Zhaotong are Spring, Summer and Winter because of the good weather, and Winter is cold for people to visit there.In Spring, you can enjoy the beautiful flowers, in Summer, you can climb mountains, in Autumn, you can get the pleasant of harvest.

Ethnic culture

There are some ethnic people living there, so you should respect their customs and avoid doing something bad to effect their lives.

  • Avoiding crossing the fireplace. The Yi ethnic minority regard fire as the most important thing in their lives.
  • Do not eat dog, kill dog and beat dog. This is forbidden by the Mao ethnic minority.


It's a good idea to check the rooms in any accommodations before committing to anything. However, finding a nice hotel with sufficient furnishings and reasonable prices in Zhaotong is so easy. Different styles of hotels are offered, from luxury ones, mid-range to budget ones.



Bank of China Zhaotong Branch(中国银行昭通市分行)
Address:No.176, Qingnian Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区青年路176号)

Agricultural Bank of China (农业银行)
Address:The Middle of Pedestrian Street, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City (云南省昭通市昭阳区步行街中段)

China Construction Bank (建设银行)
Address:Luo Binghui square, Beishui Zone, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区北顺城罗炳辉广场)

Post Office Savings Bank (邮政储蓄银行) 
Address:No.54, Tuanjie Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong(云南省昭通市昭阳区团结路54号)


Zhaotong Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM)Hospital(昭通市中医医院 )
Address:The west part of Tuanjie Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区团结路西段)

Zhaotong No 1 People's Hospital(昭通市第一人民医院)
Address:No.35, Yiwei Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区医卫路35号)

Zhaotong Jiuzhou Hospital(昭通九洲医院)
Address:No.313, Zhaoyang Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区邵通市昭阳大道313号)

Zhaotong Zhaoyang Hospital(昭通朝阳医院)
Address:No.833-841, Hailou Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区海楼路833-841号)

Zhaotong South Hospital(昭通南方医院)
Address:No.163, Zhaoyang Road, Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City(云南省昭通市昭阳区昭阳大道163号)