China - Yunnan (Chapter)

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This is the Yunnan chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.

Yunnan is the most diverse province in China, both in its population and the splendour of its landscapes. Its combination of superlative sights and different ethnic groups has made Yunnan the trendiest destination for China’s exploding domestic tourist industry.

  • catch a magical sunrise or sunset at the awesome Yuanyang Rice Terraces
  • maps
  • test your legs and lungs on the Tiger Leaping Gorge trek
  • transport
  • marvel at the peaks (and glacier) around Deqin on the Tunnan-Tibet border
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kunming, Jianshui, Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Dali, Shaxi, Lijiang, Baisha, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shangri-la, Deqin & Kawa Karpo, Tengchong County, Ruili, Jinghong.

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