Lanping County

Lanping County Overview

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Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous Prefecture, located in Hengduan Mountain Range, Northwest Yunnan, longitudinal valley area, is the hub and essential pass of tour package of west Yunnan. It is the hub of the ‘ Three Parallel Rivers’ tour. Lanping enjoys rich forest and biology resource. In addition, it was also known as the “Green Capital of Zinc” of China because of the huge lead-zinc deposit in Jinding Fenghuang Mountain. Lanping is the only county governed by Bai and Pumi ethnic groups. In a world, it is an important place to discover.

Highlights of Lanping County

Natural Landscape: As the hub of Three Parallel Rivers, Lanping offers rich resources of high mountain, deep valley and inviting landscape, such as the Dayangchang Pasture Scenic Area of Laojun Mountain and Luoguqing Valley Scenic Region in Lanping County.

History Site: Lanping enjoys the profound history, covering the old trade rode, cultural site and the residential house of famous people,

Ethnic Culture: As an ethnic county, it carries on the traditional culture of diverse ethnic groups, such as Guoli Village of TuE Town in Lanping County, Bashiyi Village of Tongdian Town in Lanping County.

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    Lanping County Attractions

    There is much to see or to do in Lanping, as the hub of Three Parallel Rivers tour. Travelers, especially visitors who are inclined to adventure trip always regard three parallel longitudinal rivers as the top option. Minorities in Nujiang is the most diverse in China and the population of minorities is the largest, so 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 as Dayangchang Pasture [...]

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    Lanping County Tours

    Travelers, especially visitors who are inclined to adventure trip always regard three parallel longitudinal rivers as the top option. Lanping enjoys the unique and magnificent natural landscape, which is the integration of high mountain, canyon and river. Otherwise, there are indigenous ethnic groups in Lanping, like Bai and Pumi. In order to discovery Lanping completely and deeply and make tour colorful, Yunnan Exploration elaborately arranges divers several-day tours for travelers, such as 6 Days Nujiang Grand Canyon Adventure with Bingzhongluo Hiking [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    The climate is warm and temperate in Lanping. The summers are much rainier than the winters in  Lanping. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Cwb. The temperature here averages 13.5 °C. The rainfall here averages 1139 mm. CLIMATE GRAPH The driest month is January, with 10 mm of rainfall. The greatest amount of precipitation occurs in July, with an average of 236 mm. TEMPERATURE GRAPH The warmest month of the year is July, with an average temperature of 18.8 °C. [...]

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    The transportation in Lanping county is convenient, bus bus is the main travel means here.  How to Get in 1.Take long-distance bus in Western Passebger in Kunming Terminal Departure Time Time/Hour Price/Yuan Kunming--Lanping 09:30 About 8.5 200 Kunming--Lanping 14:30 About 8.5 200 Kunming--Lanping 18:30 About 8.5 200 Kunming--Lanping 19:00 About 8.5 200 2. Take plane from Kunming to Dali or Baoshan, then change bus to Lanping How to Get Around Lanping Passenger Station Timetable(兰坪客运站时刻表) Terminal Departure Time Distance/KM Price/Yuan Liuku(六库) 06:30-12:30 Every an hour a shift 221 49 Xiaguan(下关) 06:30-14:00 Every half an hour a shift 264 47 Yunlong(云龙) 06:50 101 26 Lijiang(丽江) 07:00 215 40 Baoshan(保山) 07:20 236 62 Shideng(石登) 07:30 107 25 Hexi(河西) 07:40 81 20 Kunking(昆明) 07:40 584 162 Zhongpai(中排) 08:00 135 30 Heqing(鹤庆) 08:00 256 53 Baoshan(保山) 08:00 236 62 Weixi(维西) 08:20 171 45 Weideng(维登) 08:20 175 40 Lijiang(丽江) 08:50 215 40 Yingpan(营盘) 09:00 61 13 Zhongpai(中排) 09:00 135 30 Yunlong(云龙) 09:00 101 26 Lijiang(丽江) 09:40 215 40 Heqing(鹤庆) 10:30 256 53 Zhongpai(中排) 10:30 135 30 Lijiang(丽江) 12:00 215 40 Jianchuan(剑川) 12:00 137 26 Jianchuan(剑川) 12:30 137 26 Yunlong(云龙) 12:30 101 26 Jianchuan(剑川) 13:00 137 26 Jianchuan(剑川) 14:10 137 26 Jianchuan(剑川) 15:00 137 26 Kunming(昆明) 19:00 584 162 Kunming(昆明) 20:00 584 193 Xiaguan(下关) 20:00 264 60(Night Lying) [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Festival is the important way to carry on the traditional culture, such as the ritual, sacrifice ceremony, costume, art, dinning etc. Most elements of ethnic culture can be seen in their traditional festivals. If you want to know more about ethnic minorities, featured festivals should not be missed. 1.Danian (The New Year) of Pumi People 大年 Danian, Wuxi in the Pumi language, is the most lively and most ceremonious festival among the Pumi people. The celebration usually starts from the first or [...]

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    Travel Tips

    1.Where to Stay • Lanping Kaimao Hotel(兰坪凯茂酒店) Address: No.16 of Renmin Road, Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture(怒江傈僳族自治州兰坪白族普米族自治县人民路16号) Tel: 0886-3222666 • Tongbao Grand Hotel(通宝大酒店) Address: No.44 of Cangjiang Road, Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture(怒江傈僳族自治州兰坪白族普米族自治县沧江路44号) Tel: 0886-3215333 • Jingmao Grand Hotel(经贸大酒店) Address: No.40 of Bijiang Road, Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture(怒江傈僳族自治州兰坪白族普米族自治县沘江路40) Tel: 0886-3212177 2. What to Visit Biluo snow mountain(碧罗雪山) Jinji Temple(金鸡寺) Benzhu Temple(本主庙) Iron Gate(铁门) Xuanyuan Temple(轩辕祠)  Lanping Luoguqing(兰坪罗古箐) 3. Useful Numbers Zip code: 671400 Useful Numbers: Area Code: 0886 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Tourist Complaint: 0883-3211304 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 Weather Forecast: 121 Fire: [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Map is an important tool in travel which can help us find the destinations easily. It you meet a new place, maps should be with you. Yunnan exploration offers some maps for you dear to make the travel in Lanping more convenient. You can check our detailed maps, including map of Lanping location, map of Lanping attractions, map of Lanping tour routes, map of Lanping transportation, map of Lanping location, map of Three Parallel Longitudinal Rivers. [...]

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    Lanping County Accommodation

    Lanping offers the favorable hotels for your stay. There is no luxury hotel, but the unique local architecture and inns. English Name Chinese Name Address Telephone Number Comment Xindu Hotel of Lanping County 兰坪锌都大酒店       No.47 Cangjiang Road, Lanping County, Nujiang 0886-3215888  Hotel has the advance manage system, titled as hotel with star-level of Nujiang. The rooms with the local architecture style will give you more chance to feel local custom. Dingfeng Manor Hotel of Lanping County 兰坪鼎锋庄园酒店   No.99 Fujiang Community, Jinjiang Road, Lanping County, Nujiang 0886-8888866  It is the courtyard of Bai people. Except [...]

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