One Place Bordering Three Countries in Jiangcheng County, Puer

Where is Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County

In Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, China’s border is bordered by Vietnam’s border and Laos’ border. The top of the “Ten-Tier Mountain” in the southern part of Qushui Township is a place where you can see the three Nations. On the top of the mountain, there is a national boundary pillar, just in China, Vietnam, and Laos. The dividing line between the three countries has a special tourism value of “looking at the Three Nations at a glance” and the landscape is very rich.

What to see in One Place Bordering Three Countries

The top of the mountain is 1,400 meters above sea level. There are forests and grasslands interlaced and thick on the mountain. From 800-1400 meters, the animals and plants are vertically distributed. The mountain foot and mountainside belong to tropical, with wild cattle, elephants, green peacocks and ferns. The top of the mountain is subtropical. There are waterfalls with a height of tens of meters on the mountainside. There are tropical fruit gardens at the foot of the mountain: mango garden, pineapple garden, litchi garden, longan garden, etc. Visitors can climb to the top of the mountain to see the scenery of the Three Nations. You can enter the mountainside to watch the waterfall and enter the orchard to enjoy the big natural and delicious food, experience the endless fun of natural ecology.

Jiangcheng County’s “one city links three countries” is connected to Wude County in Fengsari Province of Laos and Meng Nian County in the Dianbian Province of Vietnam. The border line is 183 kilometers long. The border pillar, located on the top of the 10th floor of the mountain, which is the No.0 border pillar, a dividing line between China, Vietnam and Laos.

The ten-story mountain, as its name suggests, is made up of ten layers of mountain. The main peak of the ten-storey mountain is 1,864 meters above sea level. The boundary pillar of No. 0 stands on the top of the highest peak. From the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain, people can  experience the scene of “the ten different days”, and the rugged roads on the mountain have never been thought of before by visiters.

A triangular prism

The shape of the boundary pillar No. 0 is different from the general two-sided boundary pillar, but a triangular prism. As the leader of the first Chinese demarcation team, Chen Huabiao originally designed three schemes for the shape of the No. 0 boundary pillar. “The first type is the signpost, 60 meters high, to cast in steel, the second is a large monument, 2 meters high, made of granite, the third is a small monument, just like other boundary pillars, no more than 2 meters high.”

One mountain links three countries

A boundary pillar divides three countries and is a rare spectacle that is rare in China even in the world. In fact, the country’s “one county links three countries” is not only Jiangcheng, but “one mountain links three countries” can only be seen in Jiangcheng. “So special, if you don’t build an imposing boundary pillar, what’s the point?” Therefore, Chen Huabiao most hopes to build a signpost.

How to Get to One Place Bordering Three Countries

1. By Air

There are no airports in Jiangcheng County. Visitors can take a plane to Simao District, Puer, then take a long-distance bus to Jiangcheng County.

2. By Train

Pu’er Railway Station is the middle station of the Yumo Railway under construction and an important station for the Laos section of the Trans-Asian Railway. It is expected to be put into use by 2020.

3. By Long-distance Bus

There is the Passenger Station in Jiangcheng County for people to get in.

4.Jiangcheng – One Place Bordering Three Countries

Take the taxi or rent a car to go to the Mayang Paper Factory.

Where to Stay in Jiangcheng County

Jiangcheng County is a county under the jurisdiction of Pu’er City, Yunnan Province, China. There are many hotels around Jiangcheng County. Yunnan Exploration will provide the best hotels for you. The recommended hotels as follows:

1. Jiangcheng Mancheng Business Hotel(江城曼城商务酒店)

Add: Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, Pu’er (普洱市江城哈尼族彝族自治县三江大道)
Tel: 0879-3831777

2. Jinma Vacation Hotel(金马假日酒店)

Add: Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, Pu’er Prefectur (普洱市江城哈尼族彝族自治县三江大道)
Tel: 0879-3729999

3. Xinhong Grand Hotel(鑫宏大酒店)

Add: No.59 of Lianyi Road, Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County, Pu’er Prefecture (普洱市江城哈尼族彝族自治县联谊路59号)

4. Dingsheng Hotel(鼎盛大酒店)

Add: Next to Xinhong Parking Lot, No. 60 Lianyi Road, Jiangcheng County
Tel:0879-3829777

5. Sanjiang Budget Hotel(三江快捷酒店)

Add: Gate of Tianshi Community, Opposite of Xindaxin No. 15 Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng County

6. Tianhao International Hotel(天豪国际大酒店)

Add: Floor 1, Sanjiang Building, Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng County

7. Jiangcheng Mancheng Business Hotel

Add: Building 1, South Zone of Sanguo Trade City,Sanjiang Avenue, Jiangcheng County
Tel: 0879-3831777

Best Time to Visit 

It is suitable to visit Jiangcheng County all year round. Like many other cities in Yunnan, Jiangcheng is a place where the seasons are like spring. There is no cold, no heat, warm and humid, especially suitable for human habitation, so you can go to Jiangcheng at any time.

Recommended Tour

When you traveling Pu’er, Jiangcheng County is a good place to be put on your list. It can be joined in whatever your Pu’er tour or Yunnan Tour.

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Travel Tips 

1.There are many ethnic minorities living here, such as Lahu, Hani, Wa and Yi. Varied customs make it a colorful city. Eating habits, ceremonies, costumes and folk legends can all be a strong attraction for people who are visiting. In addition, the city is the hometown of the well known Puer Tea, and the local people have diversified ways of handling tea, such as bamboo tube tea, cold tea dish, earth-pot tea and baked tea; all of which you should try.

2.Enjoying a plateau monsoon climate at low latitude, the region is affected by the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. Therefore, the main features of its weather are mildness and humidity without strong winds.

3.Special Local Products: Puer Tea, bamboo shoot, edible fungi, purple rice, mango.