Dali City (Xiaguan Town)-Lanping County Transportation

Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous County is located in the core area of Three Parallel Rivers world natural heritage(Nu River, Lancang River and Jinsha River). Under the jurisdiction of Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, it is the only Bai and Pumi Autonomous County. In Lanping, you can not only enjoy the warm and hospitable Pumi culture, but also immerse yourself into the magnificent and beautiful scenery of Biluo Snow Mountain. As the next destination of Dali City, Lanping County is obviously a good choice.

How to Get to Lanping County from Dali City (Xiaguan Town)

With a distance of about 225 kilometers, travelers can go from Dali City to Lanping County mainly by long-distance bus since there are no airport and railway station in Lanping County. 

1. By Long-distance Bus

The transportation between Dali City and Lanping County refers to two main long-distance bus stations: Dali North Bus Station and Lanping Bus Terminal. Tourists can take long-distance bus from Xiaguan Town of Dali City to Lanping County. So far, there are about 17 daily buses departing from Dali City.

a. Dali North Bus Station大理汽车客运北站
Address: No.30, Yuhua Road, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture大理白族自治州大理市榆华路30
Tel: 0872-2292203

Check more about Dali City Travel Guide.
1 Day Dali Highlights Tour
1 Day Dali Cangshan Mountain Hiking Tour to Xiaocenfeng Peak 4092M
2 Days Dali Pilgrimage Hiking Tour from Erhai Lake to Jizu Mountain

b. Lanping Bus Terminal兰坪汽车客运站
Address: No.50, Cangjiang Road, Lanping County, Nujiang怒江傈僳族自治州兰坪白族普米族自治县沧江路50号
Tel: 0886-3211985

Dali North Bus Station-Lanping County
Departure Time: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:20, 15:00, 18:30
Price: 67 CNY
Distance: 240 kilometers
Consume Time: 3h30m

Tips: About the long-distance bus at 18:30, if it is the seating bus, the ticket price is 84 CNY, while it is the sleeper, 79 CNY.

2. By Chartered Bus

In Yunnan, you can see many chartered buses and minibuses outside the scenic spots, railway station, airport and bus station. Because there are a lot of people in these places. Like taxi, chartered bus and minibus are more convenient and flexible. Accordingly, you will spend more money.

Lanping County is popular because of Three Parallel Rivers Nature Reserve and the Biluo Snow Mountain. Every year, April to October is the best season for mountaineering in Biluo Snow Mountain, where there are valuable herbs such as cordyceps, Fritillaria, Ganoderma lucidum, cicada flowers and goldthread root. It is also the most concentrated habitat for wildlife. Check more information about Lanping Travel Guide.

5 Days Amazing Nujiang Valley and Biluo Moutain Trekking
15 Days Three Parallel Rivers Overland Adventure with Dulongjiang River Valley and Tiger Leaping Gorge Hiking
20 Days Yunnan Three Parallel Rivers Adventure Trekking Tour

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