Babao Town

Babao Town Overview

Chinese Name: 八宝镇 English IPA: Babao Town Location: Southeast Yunnan Province Population (city): 110, 000 Language: Zhuang Dialect Zip code: 663300 Tel code: 0876 Time zone: UTC+8

Babao Town enjoys unique tourism resources, with favorable climate and picturesque scenery. Being rich in products, it is entitled as “the Hometown of Tribute Rice” and “Little Guilin on the Plateau”. Located in the southeastern quadrant of Wenshan, this rare place is home to the amazing karst topography coupled with rivers, waterfalls, mountains, caverns and forests. The people of this region are lively and friendly and have some of the most unique festivals of any place this part of the world. It’s not the normal stopping place for the average traveler, which makes it all the more special as a unique place to spend a vacation, and well worth the trip.


Karst Landform: Babao enjoys the amazing karst landform, coupled with the unique and fantastic cave, spring and fairy stone.

Waterfall And River:There are magnificent waterfalls pouring down and rivers running through this town, such as Sanla Waterfall and Babao River.

History Sites: With long history, Babao offers the ancient cliff painting and ancient hominid sites etc.

Ethnic Culture: Thirteen Villages of Zhang in Babao Town enjoys the unique and featured Zhuang village and architectures, forming the unique Zhuang ethnic flavor.


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Babao Town Attractions

Babao, Little Guilin on the Plateau, emphasizes on ethnic culture and karst landscape, which is away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Travelers can enjoy the amazing karst landform and feel the unique Zhuang culture. There are also top attractions of Babao like Babao River, Sanla Waterfall, Babao Shuangqiao etc. For those travelers looking for a lush gorgeous place for a vacation with a lot of great places to see and some awesome scenery, the Babao Scenic Spot in Guangnan [...]

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Babao Town Tours

Yunnan Exploration elaborately arranges some tour packages of Babao for travelers, which covers main attractions of Babao like Sanla Waterfall. Most of the tours of Babao can show you the profound history, amazing karst landform and natural landscape. Moreover, tours of Babao can be customized according to your specific needs. [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Babao Town , China Climate & When to Go

The climate in Babao is warm and temperate. The is a great deal of rainfall in Babao, even in the driest month. The climate here is classified as Cfa by the Köppen-Geiger system. The average temperature in Babao is 18.1 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 1258 mm. Climate Graph The driest month is January. There is 0 mm of precipitation in January. In August, the precipitation reaches its peak, with an average of 162 mm. Temperature Graph With an average of [...]

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Transportation, Babao Town , China Transportation

Babao town is under the adminidtration of Guangnan county. There is no bus or train fro Kunming to Babao directly. Travelers can take speed train or bus to Guangnan county, then change bus to Babao Town. ♦How to Get in Babao Town 1.By Air Wenshan Puzhehei Airport (IATA: WNH, ICAO: ZPWS) is an airport serving Wenshan City in Yunnan Province, China. The Puzhehei Airport of Wenshan is located in Yanshan County. It is a national lateral airport. Tourists can fly to Puzhehei then [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Babao enjoys splendid ethnic culture and featured festivals, especially the Zhuang ethnic group. If you visit Babao town, enjoying their festivals is a favorable plan. Sanyuesan Festival of Zhuang People (壮族三月三) Sanyuesan is the grandest festival of Zhuang people, representing the Luoyue 骆越 culture. Zhuangs hold many games and performances during the festival. Colored Glutinous Rice (Huamifan) Festival of Zhuang Ethnic Minority (壮族花米饭节) The first day of sixth lunar month is Colored Glutinous Rice (Huamifan) Festival. Zhuang people make colored rice this day and enjoy [...]

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Travel Tips

1.Where to Stay in Babao Town  1.Yinhe Hotel (广南银河大酒店) 2.Mingri Hotel (广南明日大酒店) 3.Paradise Hotel in Guangnan County (广南世外桃源大酒店)  4.Babaogong Hotel in Guangnan County (广南八宝贡酒店) 5.Huifeng Hotel in Guangnan County (文山广南汇丰大酒店) 2.What to Visit in Babao Town  Babao River (八宝河)  Sanla Waterfall (三腊) Babao Shuangqiao (八宝双桥) 3.Best Time to Visit May to October is the rainy/monsoon season and average temperatures range from 6.5°C to 13.5°C in the winter months and between 17°C to 28.5°C in the summer months.  May to September are best months for tourists to visit. 4.Dressing Tip Warm sweaters and socks are needed for the [...]

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Useful Maps

To help you have a better understanding about Babao, and plan a Babao tour easily, Yunnan Exploration offers some very useful Babao tourist maps, including Babao location maps, region maps, Babao attractions mas, maps of scenic spots around Babao, which may be helpful in your Babao travel. [...]

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Babao Town Accommodation

There are no many hotels in Babao town. Travelers can choose to stay in Guangnan county or Wenshan city. 1.Yinhe Hotel (广南银河大酒店) Address: Shangmao Street, Babao Town, Guangnan County, Wenshan Prefecture Tel: 0876-3068286 2.Mingri Hotel (广南明日大酒店) Address: Long’an Road, Babao Town, Guangnan County, Wenshan Prefecture Tel: 0876-5888299 3.Paradise Hotel in Guangnan County (广南世外桃源大酒店) Address: No.18 Babao Road, Nanxiu Community, Liancheng Town, Guangnan County, Wenshan Prefecture Tel: 0876-5619913  4.Babaogong Hotel in Guangnan County (广南八宝贡酒店) Address: Wenbi Road, Nanxiu Community, Liancheng Town, Guangnan County, Wenshan Prefecture Tel: 0876-5150000 5.Huifeng Hotel in Guangnan County (文山广南汇丰大酒店) Address: No.20 [...]

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