As announced earlier in our blog, the new 8-hour and 2260 km-long Shanghai - Kunming connection is planned to open still this year. We today already present some first impressions and publish what future train travelers can expect from the new bullet train.
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Kunming's biggest landmark, the Dianchi Lake is worth a visit! Also if you won't be able to swim in it, there are plenty of options visiting its shores and close sights as well as enjoying the great view over lake and city. This is a day trip recommendation to Yunnan's biggest lake!
The Stone Forest International Photography Competition 2016 has begun and is proudly supported by Wonders Of Yunnan Travel and GoKunming. This competition shall specifically attract more tourists from foreign countries to Stone Forest with its unique Karst landscape and Yi culture.
A couple of months have past again and we've been active on creating and publishing new tours. Ranging from one to 22 days and from Yunnan to Hunan province, we are proud to share today our latest China tour updates with you. Get an overview right here!
Camping is getting more and more popular among many city dwellers, especially those who love outdoor activities. Having great options for mountain biking and trekking in the greater Kunming area, also several recommended campsites can now be found. Pack your bag!
We are continuing our little diary series of Iva, the hiker from Australia, walking the same route, which British journalist Dingle traveled over 100 years ago. This third chapter covers the second half of June, in which she had passed Kunming and also finally dropped by our office.
Many of our guests to Yunnan arrive via plane at Kunming Changshui International Airport before enjoying their stay in China's south-west. The airport is pretty big, so to ensure a smooth pickup by our drivers and tour guides, we list here how it works best and you won't get lost.
While Kunming is waiting for its proper subway network, the public buses around town are a useful alternative. For either one or two RMB per single bus ride, you will be able getting all over town, including most of Kunming's major attractions. Hop on!
The Stone Forest, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain or Pudacuo National Park - when visiting Yunnan, the one or the other might has been surprised when confronted with high entrance fees. We list up some free sites around Kunming for you. Enjoy!
This is the travel story of Iva. Iva is from Australia, as one of our customers she made her way to China this summer to follow Edwin J. Dingle's footsteps. Dingle, a British journalist, made his way up the Yangtze River and then walked from Chongqing via Yunnan to Burma in 1909. A diary.