1 Day Kunming Dongchuan Red Land Tour

Experience the vibrant hues of nature’s canvas on a 1-Day Kunming Dongchuan Red Land Tour, where you’ll capture the breathtaking “color palette of God” amidst the picturesque landscapes of Dongchuan. Nestled in the rural expanse of the Wumeng Mountains, approximately 180 km north of Kunming, Dongchuan has garnered renown among Chinese photographers for its distinctive red soil.


  • A constellation of picturesque sites is densely distributed here, which include Luoxiagou,Shuipingzi, Luosigou(Snail Bay) and Qicaipo, etc.
  • Dongchuan Red Land is a dream place for photographers and backpackers.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Kunming-Dongchuan-Kunming

Sightseeing and Activities:Dongchuan Red Land, Music Hollow, Seven-Color Slope, Jinxiuyuan, Luoxiagou
Accommodation: None
Meals: Lunch

At 8:30 am you will be picked up and drive to Dongchuan Red Land (3-3.5hrs ) which  is a new rising tourist destination near Kunming, loved by photographers and backpackers, and praised as “God’s palette”. These red lands, extending for nearly 50 kilometers (30 miles), are the most striking and distinctive in the world.

Arrive at Dongchuang,  make the tour of Music Hollow(Yuepuao) which is near ‘Flower Stone’ (Huashitou 花石头 /hwaa-shrr-toe/) village, known as “the best place for photography”.

Continue to visit Seven-Color Slope(Qicaipo) Near ‘Embroidery Garden’. ‘Seven-Color Slope’ gets its name from seven fields with seven different colors (when the right crops are planted and growing).

Later move to visit Jinxiuyuan that has a vast expanse of many rolling hills with red fields. A great location for shots of the colorful fields, a traditional village and some trees also offer a vivid countryside picture.

And enjoy the sunset of the beautiful red land of Luoxianggou ValleySurrounded by mountains, Luoxiagou looks like a sunken depression from a distance. Traditional local villages adorn the colorful fields. A great place for photography blockbusters that you should not miss, a telephoto lens is recommended to shoot villages in the distance. Photographers should arrive at Luoxiagou around 4:30 pm. Late afternoon is the best time.

Drive back to Kunming in the evening.

Service Included:

  • Entrance fees and activities listed in the tour;
  • Land transfer by private vehicle;
  • Chinese lunch;
  • Skilled driver and experienced English-speaking guide;
  • Two bottles of water for each person.

Service Excluded:

  • Accommodation with breakfast;
  • Dinner;
  • Any personal consuption;
  • Optional program;