Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces is located in the north of Ailao Mountain, which is the masterpiece cultivated by generations of Hani people. As the core area of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, it consists of three main parts: Bada Rice...
Chinese Name: 元阳哈尼梯田
English IPA: Yuan Yang
Location: Southeast of Yunnan
Population (city): Unknown
Language: Hani Language
Zip code: 662400
Tel code: 0873
Time zone: (UTC+8)
Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces is located in the north of Ailao Mountain, which is the masterpiece cultivated by generations of Hani people. As the core area of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, it consists of three main parts: Bada Rice Terraces, Duoyishu Rice Terraces and Laohuzui Rice Terraces.
Highlights of Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces
- Bada Rice Terraces: It is featured by the Stereoscopic and spectacular scenery, beautiful curved line and widest occupation.
- Duoyishu Rice Terraces: The scenic area is the best place to appreciate and shoot the sunrise, cloud sea and the village.
- Laohuzui Rice Terraces: The rice terraces here are known as the most breathtaking fields of their kinds in Yuanyang area. Some viewing areas were built for seeing and photographing the terraced fields.
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Yuanyang is well-known for Hani Rice Terraces, the best famous paradise for photographers, making it the ideal place to shooting natural large-scale Terraces, sunrise and sunset and cloudes clouds sea. Yuanyang Rice Terraces was listed in the World Heritage in 2013. The main Yuanyang Attractions are focus on Laohuzui (Tiger Mouth) Rice Terrace, Duoyishu Rice Terrace, Bada Rice Terrace and Longshuba Rice Terraces. In addition to the terraces, you can also step your feet into the local villages with mushroom-shaped houses [...]
Kunming is usually served as the gateway city to Yuanyang which means it’s the first station and will take 2-3 days exploring Yuanyang Rice Terraces as well as Jianshui Old Town with the ancient architecture and cultural relics. Now get ready and follow our step into Yuanyang Rice Terraces Tour with the folk Culture of Hani, Dai and Yi. If you want to witness the masterpiece of nature with a camera, it’s recommended to take our specially-designed Yuanyang & Jianshui Photography [...]
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Climate & When to Go
Belongs to subtropical monsoon climate, Yuanyang enjoys a mild weather. The average annual temperature is around 15 °C, and annual sunlight is 1670 hours. It has abundant rainfall with average annual rainfall of 1397.6mm, and relative humidity of 85% throughout the year, fog period is 174-180 days. It’s available to have a tour to Yuanyang Rice Terraces around the year round. If you want to seize the most beautiful terraces scenery, November to next April is the best time. Although there [...]
There is no airport or train station at Yuanyang County, you are supposed to get to Kunming (Kunming airport and train stations are highly developed for you to choose from) and then travel overland to Yuanyang. By Train Transfering from Kunming and Jianshui can be accessible by Train with 206 km. Then you need to take bus for Yuanyang from Jianshui. Jianshui New Railway Station is 10 km away from Jianshui Downtown, as a passby stop station between Kunming and North Mengzi. There [...]
Festivals and Activities
Many minorities inhabit in Yuanyang County, such as Hani people, Yi people, Dai people, Miao people and Zhuang people. Among them, Hani and Yi people are the main ethnic groups. During the market day, you can see different ethnic custom and costume, experience the daily life of these minorities and take some local products. Here is a list of main festivals in Yuanyang. Kuzhazha Festivalof Hani people Long Street Banquet Shiyuenian Festival of Hani people The Splashing Water Festival [...]
Yuanyang Hani Rice Terraces is located in the north of Ailao Mountain, which is the masterpiece cultivated by generations of Hani people. As the core area of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, it consists of three main parts: Bada Rice Terraces, Duoyishu Rice Terraces and Laohuzui Rice Terraces. Check the tips before starting your trip. Best time to go: It’s available to have a tour to Yuanyang Rice Terraces around the year round. If you want to seize the most [...]
Yuanyang County is located in the south of Yunnan Province, southern section of Ailao Mountains, borders Jinping County in the east and Lvchun County in the south, neighbors Honghe County in the west and Jianshui County in the north, facing Gejiu County across the Red River, 284 kilometers from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. It expands with ups and downs. You can check our detailed maps- map of Yuanyang attractions, map of Yuanyang tour routes, map of Yuanyang transportation and [...]