Dayao County

Dayao County Overview

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Dayao County is a county under the jurisdiction of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture. It is located in the northwest of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecturea. In 2014, the total area of Dayao was 4146 square kilometers with 8 towns and 4 townships under its jurisdiction. With a total population of 290300, there are more than 26 nationalities living in the county.

Highlights of Dayao:

Well Salt Culture: Well salt culture is the core of Shiyang Old Town in Dayao, which has the reputation of “Salt Capital of Yunnan”.

Confucian Culture: Shiyang Confucius Temple in Dayao shows tourists bright and magnificent Confucian Culture, which help them to learn more about Confucian Culture.

Ethnic Culture: There are more than 26 ethic minorities in Dayao County, such as Yi, Bai, Dai, Zhuang, Miao, Hui, Su, Lahu, Wa, Naxi, etc.

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    Dayao County Attractions

    Before you start your trip, figuring out Dayao County's top attractions and what to do in Dayao County will make this trip more pleasant and go well. Dayao enjoys natural attractions left in different periods, such as Miaofeng Mountain and Tanhua Mountain. What's more, Dayao is famous for cultural attractions, such as Deyun Temple, Shiyang Confucius Temple and Dayao White Pagoda. Traditional villages and ethnic towns also are must-see attractions in Dayao, such asS hiyang Old Town and Wanbi Dai and Lisu [...]

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    Dayao County Tours

    Welcome to choose our customized, flexible and unique Dayao County Tour packages. It can be joined in whatever your Chuxiong Prefecture tour or Yunnan tour. We are here to offer you all kinds of travel plans range from 1 day local trip to 46 days combined Yunnan trip and you can choose what kind of theme you like such as the Dayao Well Salt Culture tour, Dayao Confucian Culture tour and Dayao Ethnic Culture tour. [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    By investigating the weather condition of Dayao County, We find out the best time to visit Dayao County. Climate of Dayao County The climate in Dayao is warm and temperate. The rain falls mostly in the winter, with relatively little rain in the summer. This climate is considered to be Csa according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature is 17.6 °C. The average annual rainfall is 888 mm. The Best Time to Visit Dayao County With favorable weather all year round, [...]

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    Many means of transportation are available in Dayao County. We will provide tourists with detailed information about how to get in and get around Dayao County. How to Get to Dayao? By Air There are no airports in Dayao, so we recommend tourists to get here in other ways. Train The train journey from Kunming to Dayao County is about 251.3 kilometers. If tourists want to take trains to Dayao from Kunming, they should take trains to Chuxiong City first, then transfer to Dayao by buses. [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Dayao County is a typical multi-ethnic united county. Various ethnic minorities have created colorful festivals in Dayao County. Besides, there are many activities and entertainments in Dayao County. We provide you with a brief view of them. Festivals: 1. Kaijing Festival (Yi Ethnic Minority) Kaijing Festival is a folk festival of Yi nationality, originated from Shiyang Town, Dayao County of Chuxiong prefecture. At this festival, the whole town of Shiyang is prosperous and lively, people gathered to Shiyang Town's market, procurement, taste local characteristics [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Dayao Travel Tips will be helpful if it's your first time to visit here. For a better travel experience, it's necessary to read the information below 1.Useful Numbers Phone Dialing Code: 0878 Postcode: 675600 Emergency Call Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Weather Forecast: 121 Tourist complaint: 0878- 3121779 Consumers' Complaint: 12315 Comprehensive Information: 12580  2. Money Exchange Money exchange is offered in any one of the Bank of China in Dayao County.  1. Dayao County Branch of [...]

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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, this part provides you some useful maps of Dayao County like Dayao County Region Map, Dayao County Tourist Attractions Map, Dayao County Location Map and the map that how to get to Dayao County from Chuxiong City. [...]

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    Dayao County Accommodation

    We offers all kinds of hotels in Dayao County for tourists. Here we have collected where to stay in Dayao County for travelers. All hotels are with good location, cost-efficient prices and considerate services. 4-star Daoyao Pangye Hotel (大姚庞业大酒店) Address: In the opposite of Yongsheng Housing Estate in Baicaoling Street Telephone: 0878-6039099 Dayao Miyilu Hotel (大姚咪依噜大酒店) Address: No.54, Miyilu Dajie Street  Telephone:0878-8987777 3-star Dayao Yihe Hotel (大姚彝和酒店) Address: No.2, Jinbi Road of Dayao County Telephone: 0878-6208777 Guesthouse Yiyuan Hotel (亿源酒店) Address: No.118, Huancheng North Road  [...]

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