Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces Tours in January
Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces Weather and Climate in January
When you travel to Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces in January. The weather in Yuanyang belongs to subtropical monsoon season, the average Maximum temperature in Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces in January lies around 9.4°C (49°F), the average minimum temperature(usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces in January is -1.1°C (30°F). In winter, the sunrise and clouds are particularly sceneries. Although it is in the winter, the hills here are full of splendid large goldenrod, like the spring has come. through the coldest night.
Historical Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces Average Daily Temperatures in January
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What to Wear for a January Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces
The weather is good. It’s not cold or hot, but it’s cooler in the morning and evening. The sunshine at noon is very hot. Pay attention to sunscreen. Clothing is mainly light, T-shirts and shorts can be worn all year round. A coat is also needed.But if you plan to stay overnight in Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces in Winter, wearing thermal underwear and woolen sweaters are wise choice to get.
Main Attractions in January Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces
- Bada Rice Terraces Fields
Bada Rice Terraces is featured by the stereoscopic and spectacular scenery, beautiful curved line and widest occupation. It is the best place to shoot the sunset. Bada Rice Terraces, a part of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, was listed as World Heritage Site in 2013. In the winter time after autumn harvest, the rice terraces are filled with water and when sunset glow shines upon the paddies, the terraces first turns pink, then rosy and later dark red, pink, golden and white at length.
- Duoyishu Rice Terraces Fields
At the altitude of 1900 meters, Duoyishu Rice Terraces, part of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, was listed as World Heritage Site in 2013. This scenic area is the best site to watch sunrise over the vast rice paddies, sea of clouds and enjoy harmonious Hani folk life.
- Laohuzui Rice Terraces Fields
Laohuzui Rice Terraces, also called Tiger Month Rice Terraces or Mengpin Rice Terraces, is core area of Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces. As a scenic area with the most precipitous gradient, the grandest vigor and the widest occupation, Tiger Mouth Rice Terraces are featured by the strong gradation and the gorgeous color. From November to April, the terraces are in irrigation period. Most amazing pictures on the Internet are shooted at that time.
- Longshuba Rice terraces
Longshuba Rice terraces is different from other terraces because the oxygen in the water of the fields varies from other fields which lead to the rapid growth of red duckweed. The terraces are just like a colorful palette with red, white, green, yellow and black. Trekking along Longshuba Rice Terrace to see red duckweed and the colorful Rice Terraces will be a must-do in Winter when rice hasn’t planted into field yet.
- Hani Folk Village
Qingkou is a typical Hani Folk Village, 6 kilometers in the south of Xinjiezhen of Yunayang County. It consists of 150 families and has a population of 800 all of whom belong to the Hani ethnic minority. Qingkou Hani Ethnic Village is noted for the harmony gained among forests, village, terraced fields and water conservation system. A museum has been established to showcase the culture and history of the Hani People.
- Mushroom-shaped Houses
As the shaped like mushrooms, here is the name: Mushroom-shaped Houses. It was built by stones or bricks and use thatch to cover roof with a four-slope shape. The building has three layers commonly: upper, middle and lower. The lower layer is for livestock; people live in middle house and leave some space for food reserving; and the upper one is as a warehouse. Living in the delicate and beautiful mushrooms rooms, people will never feel cold in Winter or hot in Summer, which is quite comfortable to stay.
Useful Travel Tips for Your Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces Tour in January
- The weather forecast of Yuanyang on the Internet may be not exact because the weather of the rice terraces area is always changeable and unpredictable.
- The temperature here varies greatly between day and night. Please pay attention to keep warm especially in early morning or at night.
- Tickets Prices:
The day ticket is CNY 100 (including Duoyishu, Bada, Laohuzui Scenic Areas and Jingkou Folk village).
The through ticket is CNY 180 ( you can visit the above four scenic areas in ten days of validity).
The annual ticket is CNY 360 ( you can visit the above four scenic areas in one year of validity).
- Travelers can come all the year round and for photographers, the best time is from November to March of next year. Yuanyang Rice Terraces in winter is particularly peaceful, and poetic. From November to April the entire field is irrigated with spring water from the forest above to rejuvenate and getting prepared for the next season. During that period, there is no rice in fields and the flooded paddies are bright with perfect effect of light and shadow.
- If the time is right, you can join the several hundred meters banquet at the street of Hani Nationality, which is the biggest festival there, like Spring Festival, and enjoy the local Hani Culture.