Tonghai County

Tonghai County Overview

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Tonghai county, located in middle of Yunnan Province, was a vital communication hub since the ancient time. The government seat lies in Xiushan town. The handicraft industry of Tonghai county was highly developed, and it is one of the counties teemed with flue-cured tobacco. Tonghai county is the principle habitation of Mongolian in Yunnan province, also the county of the highest population density in Yunnan province, reaching 300 person/square kilometer. With long history and unique culture, Tonghai is favorable tourist destination to discover the mark of history, also carry on the Muslim culture from Yuan Dynasty. You will know about Yunnan history in your travel.



Natural Landscape: Enjoying the gifts of nature, there are many favorable attractions like Xiushan Mountain Park, Qilu Lake etc.

Confucian Culture: Tonghai pays high attention to education, and many Confucius temples can be found in Tonghai, such as Tonghai Confucius Temple and Hexi Confucius Temple.

History Sites: Enjoying the long and profound history and culture, history sites in Tonghai can help you learn more about the past, such as Sansheng Palace and Yongjin Temple etc.

Ethnic Culture: Tonghai county is the principle habitation of Mongolian in Yunnan province, also the place of other ethnic groups, like Beige Xiacun Village of Xingmeng Town in Tonghai County, Yuxi.

Muslim Tour: Carrying on the Muslim culture from Yuan Dynasty, Tonghai offers many typical Muslim traditional custom and the greatest mosque in Yunnan, such as Najiaying Mosque.

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    Tonghai County Attractions

    Tonghai emphasizes on unique ethnic culture and profound history. At the mention of ethnic culture, Tonghai is the main place of Mongolian people in Yunnan, which can trace back to Yuan Dynasty. Tonghai also enjoys the traditional Muslim culture, and Najiaying Mosque is the greatest mosque in Yunnan. Moreover, the rich culture deposit is another point that makes Tonghai popular. Tonghai offers many cultural and history sites like Sansheng Palace, Tonghai Confucius Temple and Yongjin Temple, carrying on people’s beliefs and thoughts. [...]

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    Tonghai County Tours

    Yunnan Exploration elaborately arranges some tour packages of Tonghai for travelers, which covers main attractions of Tonghai like Najiaying Mosque as well as other top destinations in Yunnan. Most of the tours lasts over 10 days because there are so many places which is worthy to visit. We have tour packages covering Muslim culture, history sites like 10 Days Southeast Yunnan Family Tour with Ethnic Culture, Rice Terraces, Mushroom House & Butterfly Valley, 13 Days Yunnan Muslim Culture Discovery Tour and 22 Days China-Laos [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Climate & When to Go, Tonghai County , China Climate & When to Go

    Tonghai county enjoys the plateau moonsoon climate of subtropical zone. The climate of Tonghai is warm and temperate, with great deal of rainfall, even in the driest month. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Cfa. The average annual temperature is 17.3 °C in Tonghai. In a year, the average rainfall is 997 mm. The region enjoys 276 frost-free days. Climate Graph The driest month is January, with 12 mm of rain. The greatest amount of precipitation occurs in July, with an average of 207 mm. Temperature [...]

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    Tonghai county enjoys a convenient transportation system, and the transportation of Tonghai county mainly rely on highway, with 8 passenger and over 75 lines. Among those highways, national highway occupies 123km, provincial highway 639 km, county road 780km, and the village road occupies 2108km. The annual transport capacity of passengers and freight reached 0.95 million and 8.1 million respectively. The post and telecom industry took a step forward. You can choose minibus or long-distance bus to go to Hongta District in Yuxi, and [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    As the principle habitation of Mongolian in Yunnan province, Tonghai offers the typical festivals of Mongolian people. It also carries on Muslim culture and celebrates their festivals. Check more and you will find more activities of Tonghai and entertainment in Tonghai. ♦Festivals Luban Festival of Mongolian Ethnic Minority(蒙古族鲁班节) It was said Mongolian people learn the architecture craft from Luban, so the architecture craftsmen stop working and celebrate it. Mongolian people enjoy the bumper meal and give diverse performance and activities. Eid al-Adha Festival of [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Tonghai is a destination definitely worth your visiting, and when you travel here, some tips listed as follow may be helpful.   1.Where to Stay in Tonghai County Landun Hotel (通海兰顿酒店) Mingbang Hotel (通海名邦大酒店) Tongyin Hotel (通海通印大酒店)   2.What to Visit in Tonghai County Tonghai Confucius Temple in Tonghai County, Yuxi (通海文庙) Longxin Temple in Tonghai County, Yuxi(龙兴寺) Sansheng Palace in Tonghai County, Yuxi (三圣宫) Najiaying Mosque in Tonghai County, Yuxi (纳家营清真寺) Dahuicun Mosque in Tonghai County, Yuxi (大回村清真寺) Xiushan Mountain Park in Tonghai County, Yuxi (通海秀山公园) Qilu Lake in Tonghai County, Yuxi (通海县杞麓湖)   3.Best Time to Visit Tonghai County Due [...]

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    Useful Maps

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

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    Tonghai County Accommodation

    Tonghai county offers the favorable accommodation. Travelers can choose the hotel according your requirements. You can also stay in luxury hotels of Yuxi city if you want a better stay. Yunnaan Exploration offers some recommended hotels of Tonghai for you.   3-Star Hotel 1.Landun Hotel 通海兰顿酒店 Address: No.72 Western Liyue Road, Tonghai County, Yuxi City Tel: 0877-3098888 2.Mingbang Hotel 通海名邦大酒店 Address: No.219 Western Xiushan Road, Tonghai County, Yuxi City Tel: 0877-3058999 3.Tongyin Hotel 通海通印大酒店 Address: No.2 Eastern Liyue Road, near Passenger Station, Tonghai County, Yuxi City Tel: 0877-3021666  4.Xiangyun Hotel 通海祥云大酒店 Address: No.88 [...]

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