Photos Album of 9 Days Western Yunnan and Myanmar Border Cycling Tour

This 9-day cycling tour takes you through the enchanting landscapes of Western Yunnan, cycling from Tengchong to Ruili, and passing through Lianghe, Yingjiang, Longchuan, and Mangshi. Experience the rich culture, historical sites, and stunning natural beauty of this unique region.

Day 1: Arrive in Tengchong

  • Activities: Arrive in Tengchong. Transfer to your hotel and rest after your journey.
  • Highlights: Visit Heshun Old Town, explore volcanic geothermal fields.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Tengchong.

Day 2: Tengchong Exploration

  • Activities: Enjoy a rest day with optional cycling around Tengchong to explore its attractions.
  • Highlights: Visit Rehai Hot Springs, explore the Gingko Village.
  • Cycling Distance: Optional local rides (30-40 km).
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Tengchong.

Day 3: Tengchong to Lianghe

  • Activities: Start your cycling journey from Tengchong to Lianghe, a picturesque town known for its ethnic diversity and beautiful scenery.
  • Highlights: Scenic routes through rural landscapes, visit local villages.
  • Cycling Distance: 80 km.
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse in Lianghe.

Day 4: Lianghe to Yingjiang

  • Activities: Cycle from Lianghe to Yingjiang, a town near the Myanmar border known for its vibrant market and cultural mix.
  • Highlights: Explore the local market, visit Yingjiang Pagoda.
  • Cycling Distance: 70 km.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Yingjiang.

Day 5: Yingjiang to Longchuan

  • Activities: Continue your journey from Yingjiang to Longchuan, a town rich in ethnic culture and historical significance.
  • Highlights: Visit ancient temples and local ethnic minority villages.
  • Cycling Distance: 90 km.
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse in Longchuan.

Day 6: Longchuan to Ruili

  • Activities: Cycle from Longchuan to Ruili, a border town adjacent to Myanmar.
  • Highlights: Scenic routes along the Myanmar border, visit Jiegao Border Trade Zone.
  • Cycling Distance: 100 km.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ruili.

Day 7: Ruili Exploration

  • Activities: Spend the day exploring Ruili and its surroundings.
  • Highlights: Visit One Tree Forest, explore local markets and border trade areas.
  • Cycling Distance: Optional local rides (20-30 km).
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ruili.

Day 8: Ruili to Mangshi

  • Activities: Cycle from Ruili to Mangshi, a town known for its tropical scenery and Dai culture.
  • Highlights: Explore Mangshi’s tropical landscapes and Dai ethnic villages.
  • Cycling Distance: 80 km.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Mangshi.

Day 9: Mangshi to Kunming (By Flight)

  • Activities: Transfer to the airport for a flight back to Kunming. End of the tour.
  • Highlights: Free time for last-minute shopping or sightseeing in Kunming if time permits.
  • Accommodation: N/A

This 9-day cycling tour offers a unique and immersive experience, blending adventure, culture, and natural beauty in the heart of Western Yunnan and along the Myanmar border. Whether you are an avid cyclist or just looking for an active holiday, this tour provides an unforgettable journey through one of China’s most diverse and picturesque regions.