Pingba Rapeseed Flowers in Wenshan City

Why is Pingba Rapeseed Flowers So Special?

Around the Spring Festival every year, tens thousand acres of rapeseed flowers are blooming in Pingba, Gumu and Baxin of Wenshan city. When you look around, there are blue sky, white clouds and rapeseed flowers blowing in the wind. The scent of flowers is mixed with the fragrance of the soil, much like a picture of a gold “scroll painting”. Coupled with mountains and village houses are dotted in the flower field, interweaving into a beautiful and fresh pastoral painting.


In March, 2017, when rapeseed flowers are in full bloom, Pingba town, a beautiful rural historical and cultural ancient town, held the first rapeseed flowers mountain bike festival, with cycling teams and general public taking part in the competition. Pingba town focused on the development of rural tourism and leisure agriculture so that the general public can feel the folk customs and rural scenery of the ancient town. After the mountain bike race, the Pingba diet and culture festival opened in the historical and cultural block. By the way of agriculture special product display, characteristic delicacy long street banquet, made the masses that come to participate in the activity and got close to rural scenery. While appreciating rapeseed flowers, you will also feel the local culture.

Best Time to Visit

The rapeseed flowers blossom in Spring, so the best time to visit is in spring. At that time, rapeseed flowers are most beautiful and full of life.

How to Get There

There isn’t non-stop long-distance bus from Kunming to Pingba, so you should go to Wenshan city first. Pingba Town is 30 kilometers away from Wenshan city. It takes about 1 hour from Webshan to Pingba.

Kunming East Bus Station-Wenshan Bus Terminal

Departure Time: 7:20-20:10

Price: 117 CNY or 126 CNY

Distance: 317 kilometers

Consume Time: 4-4.5 hours

Accommodation in Pingba Town

You can stay overnight in Wenshan City.

1. Phoenix Jin Jiang Hotel文山凤凰锦江酒店

Address: No.99, Fenghuang Road, Wenshan City, Wenshan文山壮族苗族自治州文山市凤凰路99号

Tel: 0876-6888777

Starting Price: 344 CNY

2. Dihao Hotel文山帝豪酒店

Address: Xinping Street, Wenshan City, Wenshan文山壮族苗族自治州文山市新平街道

Tel: 0876-8882666

Starting Price: 165 CNY

Useful Travel Tips

Not many people are familiar with the place, Pingba. If you are keen on visiting small places, you can go and see. In the spring of Pingba, you can not merely enjoy the rapeseed flowers, but also taste local food and experience local culture.