Why going to Shaxi? Because it is one of the most preserved towns in China. You add the cobblestones still in use in most of the lanes and you get a picture of this awesome area not to be missed.
Located in Honghe prefecture in the Ailao mountains - 50 kilometers north of the border with Vietnam - Yuanyang is well known for its spectacular rice-paddy terracing. A famous highlight of Yuanyang are the rice terraces.
Jianshui is without any doubt the most beautiful city in South Yunnan in the Honghe Prefecture, 210 kilometers away from Kunming.
Nuodeng in Yunnan is a small village perched on a hillside, in a pleasant and relaxing landscape of Yunnan red land, pine forests, and agricultural villages.
Kunming, the capital of Yunnan, is centrally situated in the province. It is the political, economic, and cultural center of Yunnan.
Dali is one of the most popular spots for China travelers and hugely popular with those working, teaching and studying in China. Forty minutes by plane or four to five hours by bus from Kunming, Dali is the perfect place to relax.
Shangri-la is to be the edge of the world for many people. This small town is located in Yunnan on the border with Tibet, Sichuan, and Myanmar. Read more about the highlights Shangri-La.
Located in the south of Yunnan Province, Jinghong is the capital of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture and the historic capital of the former Tai kingdom of Sipsongpanna.
Lijiang (2400 meters above sea level) has a history dating back more than 800 years. Lijiang Old Town is famous for its orderly system of waterways and bridges.