Qujing Overview

Chinese Name: 曲靖市 English IPA: Qujing City Location: Northeast of Yunnan Population (city): 6.41 Million Language: Yunnan Dialect Zip code: 655000 Tel code: 0874 Time zone: UTC+8

Qujing is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Yunnan Province. It is located in the eastern part of Yunnan Province, at the source of Pearl River-the largest river in South China and at the interjection of Yunnan, Guizhou, and Guangxi. Qujing enjoys the reputation of “the first city of the source of the Pearl River”. It is known as the “Throat of Yunnan”. It is 120 kilometers away from Kunming, the provincial capital. The area of Qujing is 28,900 square kilometers, accounting for 13.63% of the area of ​​Yunnan Province.

Highlight of Qujing:

  • Colorful Ethnic Culture: Like many other cities in Yunnan, Qujing is the place where a great number of ethnic minorities gather. Yi, Hui, Miao, Zhuang, Buyi, Shui are the main ethnic groups in Qujing. Therefore, the traditional festivals of Yi, Hui, Miao, Zhuang, Buyi and Shui, unique local operas, dances, music and other art forms are the common entertainment methods in Qujing. Multi-ethnic settlement makes Qujing City full of colorful ethnic culture, whether the festivals or the food.
  • Gorgeous Luoping Rapeseed Flowers: The rape flowers covering an area of 250,000 mu and on February of March every years, thousands of Yellow Rapeseed Flowers are in full bloom, looking like and expanse of a golden sea. In early spring, the sprawling farmlands in Luoping are covered in golden, yellow rapeseed flowers stretching as far as the eyes can see, all the way to the horizon. The blooming buds fill the air with the refreshing smell of spring that not only attracts human, but also bees. The beauty of the yellow sea of rapeseed flowers swaying in slow swirling waves in the gentle breeze is a sight that is out of this world.
  • Paradise for Birdwatchers: Black-necked cranes can be seen in Nianhu Lake wetland of the black-necked crane state nature reserve in Huize County, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Black-necked cranes are world endangered animals. What’s more, there are other places for bird-watching for birds lovers in Qujing City, such as Haifeng Wetland and Yangmei Mountain.

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Qujing Attractions

Thanks to the temperate weather, various attractions and splendid folk culture, Qujing is an all-year-round destination and there are some attractions in Qujing. The most renowned sightseeing is Luoping rapeseed fields, an endless golden flower sea and a terrific place for shooting. Nine Dragon Waterfall is also amazing with grand and magnificent view, consisted by different waterfalls in Luoping. Stretch your way to Dahai Caoshan Mountain, you will come across a large group of sheep and the local people. You can [...]

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Qujing Tours

The classic Qujing highlights are covered in various Qujing tours. Qujing is always regarded as one of the important destinations in the Yunnan Travel. People can enjoy the beautiful Luoping Rapeseed Flowers, Nianhu Lake, Junzi Mountain, etc. Qujing also preserves the traditional ethnic folk customs and art forms. Our Qujing Tours will mainly introduce the different kinds of tour packages of Qujing for your Qujing Travel. What's more, Yunnan Exploration provides the most suitable Qujing Tour Package for you [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Qujing , China Climate & When to Go

Qujing Climate & Weather describes information with temperature & precipitation. Find out the best time to visit Qujing and see the season highlights in Qujing Yunnan. It also tells you what to wear in different seasons and clothes packing for your trip to Qujing Yunnan. Qujing Climate and Weather Qujing enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate, and the weather of Qujing is temperate and pleasurable throughout the year. The average temperature in coldest January and hottest July are respectively 14-19℃. However, the temperatures [...]

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Transportation, Qujing , China Transportation

Qujing Transportation Guide serves you the detailed information and introduces Qujing trains, Qujing cycling, Qujing bus, Qujing taxis and ways of getting to & around Qujing, which help you choose the best way to get to Qujing. It is 120 kilometers away from Kunming, the provincial capital. Qujing enjoys a good location and it is very convenient to get to and around Qujing. How to Get to Qujing By Air There are no direct flights to Qujing. However, there is the general agency of China Airline Company [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Qujing Festivals and Activities are very colorful and Qujing is the best place to take a festival tour. Festivals and Activities give a brief introduction of festivals and activities in Qujing, and tell travelers what to do when come to Qujing. Tourists who come to Qujing are not only can experience the beauty of this area, they also can enjoy all kinds of festivals and activities here. It is home to many ethnic groups such as Yi, Hui, [...]

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Travel Tips

There are some Qujing Travel Tips for people to visit attractions. When plan your trip to Qujing, view our answers to questions about Qujing travel to get better understanding of Qujing City. Useful Numbers of Qujing Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Zip Code Inquiry: 184 Weather Forecast: 121 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 Tourist Complaints:  0874-96927 Best Time to Visit Qujing A trip to Qujing is recommended in Spring and Autumn as Summer rains frequently which result in a bad condition of roads. Due to the complex terrain, it presents a typical highland [...]

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Useful Maps

Qujing is always regarded as one of the important destinations in the classical Yunnan Travel. Qujing Maps in English includes Maps List of Qujing Tourist Attractions, Maps of Qujing Tours, Maps of Transportation. It shows the specific location maps of main roads, transportation, bus stations, expressway, administrative divisions, famous tourist attractions, travel & tours, banks and hospitals. If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. Yunnan Exploration provides the complete maps related to Qujing, refer to the following [...]

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Qujing Accommodation

Qujing Accommodation provides some recommended hotels for travelers to figure out where to stay in Qujing, ranging from 5 star hotels to budget hotels. As the development of its economy and tourism, hotels of all levels are constructed well. Tourists could find diverse hotels in Qujing. Qujing Accommodation and Hotels Booking introduces the recommended 5-star luxury hotels, and economic and cheap hostels in Qujing. Star hotels are mainly located in the city center with elegant furnishings and all-inclusive services which will [...]

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