Baoshan Overview

Chinese Name: 保山市 English IPA: Bao Shan Location: Southwest of Yunnan Population (city): 2,506,000 Language: Yunnan Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Baoshan is located in the southwest of Yunnan, bordering Burma to the northwest and south. Benefited from the long boundary line of 167.78 kilometers, the South Silk Route, Yunnan-Burma Road and Stilwell Road crossing this land. Known as the famous hometown of overseas Chinese, there are 289,000 overseas Chinese from Baoshan. 

Highlights of Baoshan

Birding Tour: Baoshan is the main stepping off point for birding tour in Gaoligongshan. 

▪Geothermal Landscape: Tengchong is China’s famous geothermal scenic area that hides abundant terrestrial heat most renowned for Tengchong Hot Sea.

▪ Volcano Park: There could be as many as 70 volcanoes within 100 kilometers (62 miles) of Tengchong city that is just located on lavas.

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Baoshan Attractions

Baoshan is a significant post of the famous Southwest Silk Road. Travel along the Yunnan-Burma highway and explore every historic site of Southwest Silk Road, you would be amazed by the fabulous landscape and splendid culture, such as Tengchong Volcano Geological Park with mountains and gorges spreading out the land, Tengchong Volcano Hot Sea, Tengchong Heshun Old Town and Longjiang Bridge. Take a enjoyable bath in Hot Sea, or immerse yourself in Heshun old town to discover the traditional culture of Baoshan. Detailed information [...]

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Baoshan Tours

To get a deep impression of Baoshan and the whole Yunnan, Yunnan Exploration offers visitors various Baoshan tour packages, including Birding Tours, Hiking Tours, Culture Tours, etc. Birding tours at Gaoligongshan are most famous and we have prearranged several related for you to choose from. Tailor-made tours are also available. [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Baoshan , China Climate & When to Go

Baoshan is located between the border of Myanmar and the Lancang river (Mekong). The Nujiang (Salween River) flows through the entire length of the prefecture, north to south. Baoshan climate is warm and temperate. In Baoshan, the summers are hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy; the winters are very cold and partly cloudy; and it is windy year round. The average temperature in Baoshan is 16.2 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 999 mm. CLIMOGRAPH // WEATHER BY MONTH BAOSHAN The driest month [...]

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Transportation, Baoshan , China Transportation

Baoshan is situated in the southwest of Yunnan Province, bordered by Burma in the south and northwest. It neighbors Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in the northeast and Lincang Region in the east. It is nearly 500 kilometers (310 miles) from Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province. How to get to Baoshan 1.By Air Baoshan Yunrui Airport(保山云瑞机场) Baoshan Yunrui Airport is situated at the southern part of Baoshan and is 9 kilometers from the downtown of Longyang District, Baoshan City. It has flights flying to and from Kunming, Chengdu, [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Baoshan is abundant with various folk cultures. There are 13 nationalities inhabiting there generation by generation. It’s the origin place of Taidai nationality and a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. There are some notable festivals and activities in Baoshan you should be aware of.  Festivals in Baoshan 1. Water-splashing Festival of Dai The Dai ethnic group celebrate their New Year Festival by with a number of cultural and social events of which the ceremony of Bathing the Buddha and the Water Festival where they [...]

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Travel Tips

1.Useful Numbers • Fire: 119            • Police: 110            • Ambulance: 120 • Weather Forecast: 121 • Tourist complaint:  0875-96927; 0875-2122583 • Baoshan Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0875-2232266 2. Post Offices There are dozens of post offices serving in the district & Counties & City of Baoshan. Here we just introduce part of them.  • Baoshan City Post Office Add: No.32, Xiaxiang Street, Longyang District, Baoshan Tel: 0875-2122004 • Shidian Post Office Add: No. 021, Dianyang Middle Road, Shidian County, Baoshan Tel: 0875-8121051 • Changning Post Office Add: No.52, Youdian West Road, Tianyuan Town, Changning [...]

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Useful Maps

Baoshan is situated in the southwest of Yunnan Province, bordered by Burma in the south and northwest. It neighbors Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in the northeast and Lincang Region in the east. You can check our detailed Baoshan maps including Baoshan Attraction Map, Baoshan Tour Routes Map, Baoshan Transportation Map, Baoshan Location Map, Tengchong Volcano Hot Sea Map, etc. [...]

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Baoshan Accommodation

Where to stay in Baoshan is not even a question for you now, because we have collected some great hotels for you to stay. All these hotels share good furnishing. Hotels surrounded with amazing view are also available. Reasonable price and nice services will guarantee travellers a cozy stay. Detailed information of hotels is listed as below. Hotel Name Rating Add. Tel. Banyan Tree Tengchong(腾冲玛御谷悦榕庄) 5 star Mayu Valley, Beihai township, Tengchong, Baoshan 0875-8999888 Bolian Resorts Tengchong(腾冲和顺柏联酒店) 5 star Zhangjiapo, Heshun Town,  Tengchong, Baoshan 0875-5153333 Huajian Meisu Qingshe Holiday Courtyard(腾冲花间美宿轻奢度假庭院) 5 star Near Dashi Lane (Shizilu Village), Tengchong, Baoshan 0875-5857111 Guanfang [...]

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