Cizhong Village

Cizhong Village Overview

Chinese Name: 茨中村 English IPA: Ci Zhong Cun Location: Northwest of Yunnan Population (city): 1,108 Language: Tibetan, Naxi language Zip code: 674500 Tel code: (+86) 0887 Time zone: UTC+8

Cizhong Village is an administrative village in Yanmen Township, Deqin County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. It is located in a gentle slope on both sides of the Lancang River Gorge. It borders Gongshan County of Nujiang Prefecture in the east and Cikatong Village in Xiaru Township in the west. It is connected to Badong Village in Yanmen Township in the south, and is connected with the Chunduole Village in Yanmen Township, with an average altitude of 1,800 meters.

Highlights of Cizhong Village

Mysterious Building: More than 100 years ago, French missionaries built a Catholic church here, namely, Cizhong Catholic Church in a Tibetan Village.

An Abundant Place: The altitude of Cizhong Village is not more than 2000 meters, so the climate is mild and rice is the staple crop.

Multi-ethnic Settlement: There are seven ethnic groups in Cizhong Village, including Tibetan, Han, Lisu, Naxi, Bai and Nu.

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    Cizhong Village Attractions

    Cizhong Village is an administrative village in Yanmen Township, Deqin County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. Compared with other attractions, Cizhong is famous for a church- Cizhong Catholic  Church in a Tibetan area. There are many attractions around Cizhong, such as Yubeng Village (雨崩村), Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山), Lancang (Mekong) River Grand Canyon (澜沧江梅大峡谷), Baima Snow Mountain (白马雪山), Feilaisi Temple (飞来寺), Biluo Snow Mountain (碧罗雪山).   [...]

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    Cizhong Village Tours

    When you travel to Deqin County, Cizhong is a good place to be put on your list. Here are some tours for reference only, such as Yunnan Three Parallel Rivers Overland Tour with Biluo and Meili Snow Mountains, Three Parallel Rivers Overland Adventure with Dulongjiang River Valley and Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking, Yunnan 25 Ethnic Minorities Discovery and Photography Tour, Yunnan Panorama Photography Tour with 25 Ethnic Minorities Discovery and Three Parallel Rivers Hiking Adventure. It can be joined in whatever your Deqin tour or Yunnan [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Climate & When to Go, Cizhong Village , China Climate & When to Go

    Cizhong Climate The climate in Cizhong belongs to cold temperate mountain monsoon climate. The climate is greatly affected by altitude. The latitude effect is not obvious. As the altitude rises, the temperature decreases and the precipitation increases. Most of the seasons are unclear. The winter is long and the summer is short. The dry season and wet season are usually obvious. The average annual rainfall is 633.7 mm. The precipitation in the rainy season from May to October accounts for 77.5% of [...]

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    Transportation, Cizhong Village , China Transportation

    How to Get to Cizhong By Air If you are from some big cities, such as Beijing and Guangzhou, it is recommended to fly to Shangri-La and then transfer from Shangri-La to Deqin. It is more convenient to go to Cizhong from Deqin County. Every day, there are many shuttle buses to Cizhong from Deqin County. Note: The last bus from Deqin to Cizhong is 3 p.m. By Train  The Yunnan-Tibet Railway under planning stretches to Lhasa in Tibet from Kunming in Yunnan Province. The ideal for the construction [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Festivals and Activities in Cizhong 1. Tibetan New Year (Losar) The Tibetan New year(藏历新年), also known as Losar, is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. It is celebrated over a period of 2 weeks, generally during the months of December and January. 2.Butter Lamp Festival The Butter Lamp Festival is held at a small number of monasteries, usually the larger one, towards the end of the Losar festival period. 3. Saga Dawa Festival The day of April  15th in Tibetan Calendar is a traditional festival of [...]

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    Travel Tips

    1.Useful Numbers in Cizhong Fire: 119       Police: 110           Ambulance: 120 Traffic: 122 Tourism Information Inquiry: 0887-8412748 Deqin County Coach Station:0887-8413322 2. Banks Because Cizhong is a small place, there are no Banks of China. If you have any money exchange needs, please exchange it in Banks of China in Diqing. Therefore, please be ready for enough cash. 3. Hospitals Because Cizhong is a small place. There are no hospitals around Cizhong. Therefore, please remember to bring common medicine. 4. How to Get to Cizhong From Deqin, there are some buses to [...]

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    Useful Maps

    If you go to somewhere new, maps play a significant role in your travel. Maps can indicate the directions and locations for you. The maps will be helpful, such as Tourist Attractions Map of Cizhong Deqin County, Location Map of Cizhong in Diqing, Transportation Map of Cizhong in Diqing. [...]

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    Cizhong Village Accommodation

    A good rest plays a significant part in a travel, so choosing a favored lodging place in Cizhong Village should be taken into account. Have no idea where to stay in Cizhong Village. Don't worry, Yunnan Exploration will select some  recommended hotels with good facilities and great service for your stay. 1. Songtsam Cizhong Lodge (松赞茨中精品山居酒店) Add: Cizhong Village, Yanmen Township, Deqin County, Yunnan 2. Deqin Qianxi Hotel (德钦迁喜酒楼)  Tel:13988755569 Add: Cizhong Village, Yanmen Township, Deqin County, Yunnan [...]

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