Puzhehei Overview

Chinese Name: 普者黑 English IPA: Puzhehei Location: situated in Qiubei County, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture Population (city): 10529 Language: Miao, Zhuang, Yi, Han Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

As one of the hottest tourist destinations in Southeast Yunnan, Puzhehei was approved as National AAAA tourist scenic spot in 2009. It has been named as the National Wetland Park in 2012. ‘Puzhehei’ in the Yi language, means ‘a pond teeming with fish and shrimp. In the Puzhehei, the beautiful lakes and mountains composed a beautiful scenery for your eyes. There are 68 Karst Lakes and over 300 mountain peaks. It is also named “the Guilin in Yunnan” which means the most beautiful place in Yunnan. Colorful costumes, traditional villages and a real sense of continuity with the past mark this pastoral area as a nice alternative to some of the more heavily trafficked tourist spots. The limpid lakes, countless green hills, flourishing lotus flowers and small villages side by side attract hundreds of thousands of tourist every year.


Nature Landscape: Known as “Guilin of Yunnan”, Puzhehei Scenic Area consists of clusters of diverse limestone peaks, unique karst caves and natural lakes embraced by mountains, also the flourishing lotus flowers, such as Dajianshan Scenic Area, Swan lake in Puzhehei and Qinglong Mountain in Puzhehei etc.

Ethnic Culture: Puzhehei is the home of Yi, Miao and Zhuang ethnic minorities, enjoying the splendid culture and continuity with the past, such as Xianrendong Village, Nahong Zhuang Ethnic Village, Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village in Puzhehei, Wenshan.

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Puzhehei Attractions

The enchanting Puzhehei scenic area features hundreds of green karstland formations surrounded with crystal clear waters providing breathtaking views. It attracts thousands of tourists & medias and becomes a top vacation spot. You can enjoy the shining lotus flowers and boundless lotus leaves as well as some mysterious caves in great numbers. It is praised as “a small Guilin” and some people think it’s more prettier than Guilin. Puzhehei offers Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area, Dajianshan Scenic Area, Swan lake in Puzhehei, Xianrendong Village in Puzhehei and Nahong Zhuang Ethnic Village [...]

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Puzhehei Tours

Puzhehei attracts thousands of tourists with its picturesque scenery and it becomes a top vacation spot. You can enjoy the shining lotus flowers and boundless lotus leaves as well as some mysterious caves in great numbers. A fantastic water fighting game when you are taking a boat makes you obtain a lot of fun. You may also can appreciate another karst landform. You won’t miss the flower photography tour combining with luoping and Puzhehei if you are a photography amateur. Yunnan Exploration [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Puzhehei , China Climate & When to Go

Puzhehei is situated at northwest of Qiubei County Town, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Minorities Autonomous Prefecture. It enjoys a plateau monsoon climate at low altitude having distributions of six climatic types, ranging from the north subtropical zone to the middle temperate zone. It has clear dry and humid seasons. May to October is the rainy season gathering over eighty percent of wenshan's rainfall throughout the year. Most of the region has a favorable climate without winter chilliness and summer heat. Average temperatures [...]

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Transportation, Puzhehei , China Transportation

The Puzhehei Scenic Area is situated in the northwest of Qiubei County of Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, 13 kilometers (8.1 miles) away from the County Town. Puzhehei can be reached from Kunming by different methods. The highly-recommended way is to take a high-speed train. In general, Puzhehei enjoys favorable transportation. How to Get in  By High-speed Rail You can get to Puzhehei by High-speed train. It’s fast, comfortable and cheap, onLy charged for 75RMB with a second-class seat. The train schedules are available for a [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Puzhehei enjoys diverse ethnic groups, also their traditional culture. Ethnic people carry on their traditional custom generation by generation. Ethnic festivals make Puzhehei a unique place with illydic scenery and traditional culture. They are undoubtedly temptations for visitors. Check the festival list and arrange your tour in advance. Puzhehei Ethnic Culture and Art Festival 丘北县普者黑民族文化艺术节 Ethnic Culture and Art Festival is the comprehensive activity of different ethnic groups. Travelers can overview the local ethnic minorities. Lotus Festival in Puzhehei丘北县普者黑荷花节 Puzhehei enjoys the large-scale lotus, which is another [...]

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Travel Tips

Where to Stay 1.Yabei Jingshe Hotel of Puzhehei 普者黑雅贝精舍酒店  2.Shijianli Boutique Hotel of Puzhehei 普者黑拾间里精品民宿 3.Yeshe U House Lake-view Boutique Hotel of Puzhehei in Wenshan 普者黑野舍U House湖景精品客栈 4.Yunshuiju Inn of Puzhehei in Quibei 普者黑云水居客栈 What to Visit Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area in Puzhehe Dajianshan Scenic Area Swan lake in Puzhehei Qinglong Mountain in Puzhehei Xianrendong Village in Puzhehei Nahong Zhuang Ethnic Village in Puzhehei, Wenshan Caihuaqing Miao Ethnic Village in Puzhehei, Wenshan Best Time to Visit It is best to visit the Puzhehei Scenic Area from June to October, and especially in July [...]

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Useful Maps

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

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Puzhehei Accommodation

Hotels around Puzhehei Tourist Area are easy to find, ranging from star hotel to a budget hostel. You can lie down leisurely on a coach or a big bed, enjoying the fascinating landscape at the same time. As It’s the peak season from June to October, the price of the hotel may increase greatly and the hotels are in short supply. If you're visiting Puzhehei Scenic Area with the family or in a large group, be sure to check out the [...]

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