Yongde County

Yongde County Overview

Chinese Name: 永德 English IPA: Yongde Location: Northwest of Lincang City, Yunnan Province Population (city): 369,700 Language: Yunnan Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Yongde County (永德县) is located in Lincang Prefecture, Yunnan, China. Nanting River(南汀河) is in the east and Nujiang River(怒江) in the west. Yongde county is adjacent to seven counties, Gengma county(耿马县), Zhenkang county(镇康县), Longling county(龙陵县), Shidian county(施甸县), Changning county(昌宁县), Fengqing county(凤庆县) and Yun county(云县). “Hometown of Mango Cultural Tourism Festival” is held every year in Yongkang town, the county seat of Yongde county. More than 20,000 people attend the opening ceremony. The Yongde “Earth Forest”, commonly known as “Earth Buddhas”, is situated on MangKuang village, Yongkang town, Yongde county(永德县永康镇忙况村). 

Highlights of Yongde County

Mango: Yongde county is a typical mountain agricultural county, local minorities plant mango in every household. Mango cultivation has a long history, Yongde county was named as “the Hometown of Mango in China” by China Fruit Marketing Association in 2014.

Ethnic Minorities: There are Yi(彝族), Wa(佤族), Bulang(布朗族), Dai(傣族), Lisu(傈僳族), Lahu(拉祜族), etc, 22 ethnic groups living in Yongde county for generations.

Snow Mountain: Yongde snow mountain is national natural reserve. It is located in the east of Yongde county.

Other Destinations in Yongde County

    Yongde County Attractions

    Diverse landforms, temperate climate and multiple ethnic groups contribute to the beautiful natural scenery and good quality fruits in Yongde county. Here is the introduction of some attractions. 1. Yongde Snow Mountain(永德大雪山) Yongde Snow Mountain is national nature reserve. It is located in the east of Yongde County, 90 kilometers from the government seat of Lincang prefecture. As a medium-sized national nature reserve of forest ecosystem type, it is rich in biodiversity. And it is one of the key areas of biodiversity with world [...]

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    Yongde County Tours

    In order to visit as many tourist attractions as possible and avoid wasting too much time, a reasonable tour schedule is needed. In this part, several tour packages are introduced. Because there are many ethnic minorities in Yongde, ethnic minority discovery is recommended.  [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    The climate in Yongde county is mild, and generally warm and temperate. There is a great deal of rainfall in Yongde, especially in summer, about 1303 mm of precipitation falls annually. Yongde county climate is generally the river valley monsoon climate, which is the convergence of south subtropical and north tropical. Represented by the region of 1500 meters above sea level,  the average temperature is 17.4℃ for many years. In the summer, the temperature is usually between 25℃ and 28℃. About [...]

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    When it comes to the transportation, it is one of the necessary conditions for travel. Yongde County (永德县) is located in the northwest of Lincang prefecture, Yunnan, China. Like most other counties in Lincang, transportation is mainly long-distance bus. Get in and leave Bus terminals in Yongde county.  1. Yongde Bus Terminal(永德客运站) Address: Near highway 313 of Yongde County, Lincang(临沧市永德县313省道附近) Tel: 0883-521 1125 2. Dashan Bus Terminal in Yongde(永德大山客运站) Address: Near Dachong Road of Yongde county(临沧市永德县大崇段附近) 3. Yongkang Bus Terminal(永康客运站) Address: Provincial road 313, Yongkang Town, Yongde county, Lincang(临沧市永德县永康镇313省道) Tel:0883- 581 1237 4. Yongdian Bus Terminal(永甸客运站) Address: Shimeng Road [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    22 ethnic groups inhabit on this land. Among the 22 ethnic groups living in Yongde county, Bulang, Wa and Deang are indigenous people. Through the long-term integration of various ethnic groups, the ethnic characteristics have both similarities and differences. Some festivals with ethnic characteristics have been preserved. Bath Festival of Limi/Sangzhaoli(彝族俐侎人的洗澡节/桑沼哩) "Sangzhaoli" in Limi Language means hot water comes out at the foot of mulberry, everybody meets for a bath.  Limi people celebrate the Bath festival/Sangzhaoli through the whole second lunar month, during which they [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Postal Code: 677600 Weather Forecast: 121 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114  Tourist Complaint: 0883-5214268 What to prepare Dress: Because of large temperature difference between morning and evening, you are supposed to prepare a coat to prevent a cold especially in winter and spring. Sunscreen: Located on the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau, the outdoor ultraviolet radiation is strong. You'd better pay attention to sunscreen with needed sun block, like sun cream, hat and sunglasses. Safety: When taking photos, do not shoot or climb in dangerous area. When hiking, you’d [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Maps can help travelers to know the location of their destinations, the location of the scenic spots and how to get to or leave a place. In order to show you clear direction and location, this part provides you some useful maps like region maps, tourist attractions maps and Location maps of Yongde County. [...]

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    Yongde County Accommodation

    Hotels are very important for people who travel outside. It is a place where tourists can rest securely and comfortably. There aren't four-star and five-star hotels in Yongde county, but some recommended hotels that can make you live comfortably. Chinese name English name Address Phone number 永德永乾大酒店 Yongde Yongqian Hotel Yongshun Road, Dedang Town(永顺路) 0883-3116999 永德古月村大酒店 Yongde Guyuecun Hotel No. 41 Yongchun Road, Dedang Town(永春路41号) 0883-5215888 永德绿洲大酒店 Yongde Lvzhou Hotel No.1 Yongchun Road(永德永春路一号) 0883-5221888 永德兴隆酒店 Yongde Xinglong Hotel Yongtong Road, on the east of Yongde Bus Terminal(永德客运站东面的永通路上) 0883-5218666 永德永通大酒店 Yongde Yongtong Hotel Yongan East Road, Beside Cultural Square(永安东路文化广场旁边) 0883-3062888 临沧勇利达主题酒店 Lincang Yonglida Theme Hotel Mangshizhai Village, Yongkang Town(永康镇忙石寨村) 0883-5816668 永德永新商务酒店 Yongde Yongxin [...]

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