Yunnan · Dali
Midu County 弥渡县

Home of 'Rippling Brook' 小河淌水, a famous Yunnan folk song.
Picture: A big traditional festival during New Year.
Mizhi Huadeng: A big traditional festival during New Year.

Midu county has long been a transportation hub, connecting the roads from Dali towards Yunnan's south. On the main plain the population is largely Han, but the pretty Mizhi valley is home to a vibrant Bai population, while the more mountainous south and west is Yi.

Midu Town

Modern county town with some interesting sites nearby.



Hometown of the Huadeng 花灯.


Travel Notes

The main reason to visit is on occasion of the Mizhi Huadeng Festival.


Flower Lantern 15 Oct 2023

Flower Lantern Festival 24 Feb 2024

Temple Fair 24 Mar 2024