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Lijiang

Lijiang (丽江; Lìjiāng) is a small city in Yunnan Province, China. It was once the capital of a small kingdom and is a busy world heritage listed tourist town today.

116km

26.87017100.23437

Chuxiong

Chuxiong (楚雄市; Chǔxióng Shì) is a city in Central Yunnan Province and the capital of the the Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture. It's a delightful town which doesn't see many western tourists.

166km

25.045556101.528056

Yunnan

Yunnan (云南; Yúnnán) is a province in southern China, bordering Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam as well as the Chinese provinces and regions of Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Tibet.

216km

25102

Kunming

Kunming (昆明; Kūnmíng) is the capital of Yunnan Province in China. Known in China as the City of Eternal Spring, Kunming is at an almost-tropical latitude but with a 2000 m (6600 ft) altitude, which gives it a very temperate climate. However, in winter it has been known to snow, so if visiting in December–February, pack warm. Also, when it rains - it's cold.

291km

25.038102.712

Ruili

Ruili is a city in Yunnan, South-West China, on the border with Myanmar.

307km

24.016797.85

Deqin

Deqin is a county in the Hengduanshan Mountains in Yunnan province. 80% of its 55,000 inhabitants are Tibetan. If you can deal with the altitude (3,550m) it makes a great place to hike from, and if you can not then just hanging out in town is also very rewarding. A small piece of Tibet, accessible without expensive permits.

310km

28.598.9
Sights

Three Pagodas

pagoda

1.3km

25.708725100.147236

Erhai Lake

lake in Yunnan, People's Republic of China

7.2km

25.76333333100.1875

Dali City

city in Yunnan, People's Republic of China

15km

25.6100.26666667

Eryuan County

County in Yunnan, People's Republic of China

47km

26.116799.95

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Dali

China
Dali (大理; Dàlǐ) is a city in Yunnan Province in China famous for its old town and handicrafts.

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A place you can be very happy.

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Xizhou [喜洲] – our happy place

Xizhou [喜洲] – literally Happy [喜] Continent [洲] in Chinese – is a little town in Dali [大理] located on the west of Erhai [洱海] and 29km away from Dali Ancient Town [大理古镇]. In her heyday, it served as an important trading post along the Chama Gudao [茶马古道] – literally Tea [茶] Horse [马] Ancient […]

Dali Ancient Town [大理古镇]

The cafe owners in the ancient town work extremely hard over the various Chinese public holidays because that’s when most Chinese people travel to Dali. With all the income made from these peak seasons, it is enough to cover costs for the entire year. And that’s enough for them, anything extra is a bonus. It […]

The inseparable Cangshan Erhai [苍山洱海]

It is impossible to mention Erhai [洱海] without first emphasising that Cangshan [苍山] is a long stretch of snow-capped mountain parallel to it. With 19 peaks and elevation between 3,500m to 4,000m above sea-level, Cangshan [苍山] is quite impossible for an average human to conquer. Most often, travellers would resort to taking aerial tram rides […]

Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15°C2
Precipitation: 20 mm

Feb

17°C4
Precipitation: 28 mm

Mar

20°C7
Precipitation: 42 mm

Apr

23°C10
Precipitation: 25 mm

May

25°C13
Precipitation: 62 mm

Jun

25°C16
Precipitation: 165 mm

Jul

24°C17
Precipitation: 186 mm

Aug

24°C16
Precipitation: 209 mm

Sep

23°C14
Precipitation: 168 mm

Oct

21°C12
Precipitation: 96 mm

Nov

18°C7
Precipitation: 41 mm

Dec

16°C3
Precipitation: 11 mm
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