Yuanyang county, south of the Red River in the province's southeast, is famous for its Hani rice-terraces. With its splendid vistas and ethnic mix it is also a great area for hiking. Here we describe a moderate day-hike starting at the market-town of Niujiaozhai, passing through Yi and Hani villages and ending with stunning sunset vistas over the rice-terraces of Longshuba.
Mengzi is now the capital of Honghe Prefecture and a rapidly growing city.
The Rice Terraces and plenty of minorities in one of Yunnan's most interesting counties.
The Alu Caves and the nearby village of Chengzi are the main attractions.
Poor Miao outpost with historic railway.
Dubbed 'Tin City', Gejiu is Yunnan's grimy heartland of mining.
Mile is Yunnan's Marlboro County: a major tobacco growing and processing region with the giant Honghe cigarette factory on the outskirts of town.
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Hotpant Festival 26 May 2023
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Chief's Temple Fair 30 Jun 2023
Danu Festival 16 Jul 2023
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Hani New Year 18 Nov 2023
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Street Banquet 30 Nov 2023
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