On the northern end of Fuxian Lake, Chengjiang is mostly a week-end destination away from Kunming. However, one should not miss the annual parade day in Yangzong, held at the end of the new year festivities.
One of Yunnan's largest cities, a mere 90km south of Kunming, is of little interest.
Xinping county is an ethnically and culturally divided county, with most of the 90,000 Han living in the large plain around Xinping town in the east, while the Huayao Dai live in the Red River valley and the county's Yi in the mountains to the south.
Spectacular copper works finds have confirmed the Jiangchuan region as the cradle of Yunnan's early civilization, the Dian kingdom.
Dai Flower Street 03 Feb 2023
Incense Festival 04 Feb 2023
Play Festival 21 Feb 2023
Migan Festival 05 May 2023
Start of Summer Market 09 May 2023
Luban Festival 20 May 2023
Prince Festival 26 May 2023
Mango Festival 15 Jun 2023
Wild Mushroom Trade Fair 20 Jul 2023
Nadam 13 Dec 2023