Tengchong Overview

Chinese Name: 腾冲 English IPA: Teng Chong Location: West of Yunnan Population (city): 659,900 Language: Yunnan Dialect Zip code: 679100 Tel code: 0875 Time zone: UTC+8

Bordering Burma to the west, Tengchong is the important gateway for China to South Asia and Southeast Asia. As the famous hometown of overseas Chinese, cultural town and vital distributing center of jade, it boasts an important geographic position since ancient time. The city is named after the town of Tengchong which serves as its political center, previously known as Tengyue in Chinese.

Highlights of Tengchong

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

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

▪ Birding Tour: Yunnan is becoming an increasingly popular birding destination and Tengchong is one of the excellent areas for bird watching in Yunnan.

▪ Red Tour: Tengchong was the scene of fierce battles between the Japanese during WWII. The Graveyard of the National Heroes, The Museum of Yunnan-Burmese Anti-Japanese War are the must-see places of Tengchong red tour.


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    Tengchong Attractions

    Tengchong attractions offer you a different sight of Yunnan featuring volcano scenery and hot spring recreations, as well as rich culture. Must-see Tengchong attractions include Heshun Ancient Town, The Cluster of Volcanoes, Rehai Hot Spring, Beihai Wetland, etc. Besides, various traditional villages in Tengchong, which  are good places to explore the ethnic culture of Yunnan.  Top Attractions in Tengchong Visitors to Tengchong shouldn't miss the most popular and featured attractions such as The Cluster of Volcanoes,and Rehai Hot Spring.  [...]

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    Tengchong Tours

    Tengchong Tours offer you tour packages themed on Tengchong Birding Tours, Tengchong Cycling Tours, Tengchong Hiking Tours , Tengchong Rehai Hot Spring and Heshun Ancient Town. Yunnan is becoming an increasingly popular birding destination and Tengchong is one of the excellent areas for bird watching in Yunnan.  As a border city, cycling tours or motorbike tours to the border areas are also favorable. In addition, there are dozens of traditional ethnic villages waiting to be explored. Best [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Tengchong climate is classified as warm and temperate. Summer enjoys plenty of rainfall than winter in Tengchong. Tengchong experiences a mild subtropical highland climate. In Tengchong, the average annual temperature is 15.4 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1482 mm. Tengchong Climate & Weather Tengchong enjoys municipal tropical monsoon climate integrating the advantages of continental climate and marine climate. It is sunny in winter and spring, with abundant rainfall in summer and cool and pleasant weather in autumn. The annual average rainfall [...]

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    Tengchong is a border county in the west of Yunnan province with well-developed public facilities. A complete transportation network has been built, mainly including airways and public transportation. Below are the details of Tengchong Transportation. How to Get to/away from Tengchong? 1.By Air Tengchong Tuofeng Airport(腾冲驼峰机场) Tengchong Tuofeng Airport(腾冲驼峰机场) serves Tengchong City, which is located near Tuofeng Village 12 kilometers south of the county seat. It takes about 15 minutes by car to arrive in central Tengchong City. It has flights flying to and from Kunming, Chongqing, [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Tengchong festivals and activities tell you what to do during the festival tour in Tengchong. There are 25 minorities living in Tengchong City, including Dai, Hui, Lisu, Wa, Bai, Achang, etc. As the indigenous minorities inhabited in Tengchong, they formed their distinctive ethnic culture which is also revealed in their ethnic festivals. Here are some major festivals and activities in Tengchong. They can help you learn more about local ethnic culture.  Spring Festival The Spring Festival is the greatest festival of the Chinese [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Tengchong is located at the westernmost edge of Yunnan Province. It features a unique volcanic landscape with volcanic parks, hot springs, wetlands, waterfalls clustered among the region. Below are some useful Tengchong Travel Tips for you to get a better travel experience.  1.Useful Numbers • Fire: 119            • Police: 110            • Ambulance: 120 • Weather Forecast: 121 • Telephone Number Inquiry: 114  • Tourist complaint:  0875-96927; 0875-5121919  • Baoshan Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0875-2232266 • Tengchong Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0875-5198866 2. Post Offices There are more than 10 post offices serving in the Towns & [...]

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    Useful Maps

    If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, Tengchong Maps provide you some useful maps like Tengchong City Map, Tengchong Attraction Map, Tengchong Transportation Map, Tengchong Location Map, etc. [...]

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    Tengchong Accommodation

    Tengchong accomodation has wide range of choices of hotels in Tengchong City. Different styles of hotels are offered from luxury ones to budget ones wherever you want to stay in Tengchong. Yunnan Exploration Travel elaborately selects the following best hotels in Tengchong with good location and all-inclusive services for you. Recommended Hotels in Tengchong The Best Luxury 5-star Hotels in Tengchong Banyan Tree Tengchong (腾冲玛御谷悦榕庄) Address:Mayu Valley, Beihai Town, Tengchong 北海乡玛御谷温泉小镇 Tel:0875-8999888 Bolian Resort Hotel Tengchong (腾冲和顺柏联酒店) Address:Zhangjiapo, Heshun Town, Tengchong 和顺镇张家坡 Tel:0875-5153333 Huajian Meisu Qingshe Holiday Courtyard(腾冲花间美宿轻奢度假庭院) [...]

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