Dulongjiang

Dulongjiang is known as the last uncharted and best-kept place in southwest of China because of the unique environment and location. Due to the heavy snowfall,transport to the valley is blocked for more than six months each year. Dulongjiang area is isolated from the outside world, therefore, it is protected well. It is the treasure house of gene. The Dulongjiang Valley is where the 3 ethnic minorities – Dulong(Drung), Nu, Lisu, inhabit for ages. It lures adventurous travelers with its isolated natural beauty, original ethnic cultures and a mystical facial tattoo tradition. It’s definitely an exciting adventure to trek into this isolated and mysterious valley. The destination doesn’t offer much more comfort than the trial.

 

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Natural Landscape: Dulongjiang is the uncharted and well-kept, offering the original natural scenery for your adventure, such as Dishuiyan Waterfall in Dulongjiang, Fengxue Mountain Pass of Gaoligong Mountain and Moon Waterfall in Dulongjiang Valley.

Ethnic Culture: The isolated place provides you the original ethnic cultures and a mystical facial tattoo tradition, like Bapo Village of Dulongjiang Town in Gongshan County, Nujiang.

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Dulongjiang Attractions

There is much to see or to do in Dulongjiang, which is uncharted and best-kept place. Travelers, especially visitors who are inclined to adventure trip always regard three parallel longitudinal rivers as the top option. Dulongjiang enjoys deep valleys and steep, overlapping and magnificent mountains and snow peaks, such as Dulongjiang River Valley and Gawa Gapu Snow Mountain. Otherwise, you definitely shouldn’t miss the festivals of minorities, it’s a good chance for travelers to explore ethnic culture. Yunnan Exploration shows you the top attractions, such [...]

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Dulongjiang Tours

Travelers, especially visitors who are inclined to adventure trip always regard three parallel longitudinal rivers as the top option. Dulongjiang, to outsiders, the valley is often known as "the Valley of Death". It's definitely an exciting adventure to trek into this isolated and mysterious valley. The destination doesn't offer much more comfort than the trial. It provides the unique landscape and uncharted valley. Otherwise, there are indigenous ethnic groups in Dulongjiang. In order to discovery completely and deeply, Yunnan Exploration elaborately arranges divers [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Dulongjiang , China Climate & When to Go

The climate in Dulong is warm and temperate. There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Dulong. Even the driest month still has a lot of rainfall. This climate is considered to be Cfa according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Dulong is 17.4 °C. The rainfall here averages 1521 mm. Climate Graph The driest month is January, with 9 mm of rain. Most precipitation falls in July, with an average of 371 mm. Temperature Graph July is the warmest [...]

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Transportation

Transportation, Dulongjiang , China Transportation

Due to the heavy snowfall, transport to the valley is blocked for more than six months each year. The severe environment makes the road blocked. It is not so easy to get in Dulongjiang, but it has been improved since Dulongjiang tunnel has been finished.  How to Get in It takes about 7 hours to get to Dulongjiang from the county town of Gongshan by bus. The road condition is not good. And the road is blocked by snow in November and December. [...]

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Festivals and Activities

The dominant ethnic group is Dulong. Dulongjiang is a place of gathering of diverse ethnic minorities, with the diverse beliefs and festivals. Here are some major festivals and activities of Dulongjiang. They can help you learn more about local ethnic culture. Kaquewa Festival(New Year Festival) of Dulong People 卡雀哇节 Kaquewa Festival is the only New Year Festival of Dulong people. It is held during the 11th and 12th lunar months, there is no fixed date and the festivals lasts 3-5 days. Every family hangs up [...]

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Travel Tips

Where to Stay 1.Gawagapu Hotel of Gongshan County 嘎娃嘎普酒店 Address: No.38 of Bingzhongluo Street, Gongshan County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture Tel: 13368860260    0886-3581018 2.Dulong River Hotel of Gongshan County  贡山独龙江大酒店 Address: Next to the Credit Union of Dulongjiang Town, Gongshan County Tel: 0886-3066888 3.Very basic lodgings are available at Bapo, Maku and Kongdang for Y15/night, schools or villge-committee offices also provide beds for around Y10-15 per night.   What to Visit Trekking in Dulongjiang River Canyon Route A: Kongdang<-> Xiangjiudang<-> Kongdang This is the easiest north route, a round walk takes [...]

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Useful Maps

Map is an important tool in travel which can help us find the destinations easily. Yunnan exploration offers some maps for you dear to make the travel in Dulongjiang more convenient. You can check our detailed maps, including map of Dulongjiang location, map of Dulongjiang attractions, map of Dulongjiang tour routes, map of Dulongjiang transportation, map of Dulongjiang location, map of Dulongjiang River Valley and Dulongjiang Scenic Area.   [...]

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Dulongjiang Accommodation

Yunnan Exploration offers the comfortable hotels and guest-houses of Gongshan County for you. Otherwise, you can live in the house of local people and pay a little. Very basic lodgings are available at Bapo, Maku and Kongdang for Y15/night, schools or villge-committee offices also provide beds for around Y10-15 per night. English Name Chinese Name Address Telephone Number Comment Gawagapu Hotel of Gongshan County 嘎娃嘎普酒店 No.38 of Bingzhongluo Street, Gongshan County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture  13368860260 0886-3581018 Hotel is located in Bingzhongluo Street, Bingzhongluo Town, near the Binjiang Ecological Corridor, with beautiful scenery and [...]

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