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 13 Feb 2022
Incense Festival 14 Feb 2022
Play Festival 04 Mar 2022
Migan Festival 16 Apr 2022
Luban Festival 02 May 2022
Prince Festival 08 May 2022
Start of Summer Market 09 May 2022
Mango Festival 15 Jun 2022
Wild Mushroom Trade Fair 20 Jul 2022
Nadam 13 Dec 2023