Yuanyang Terraces is located in the south of Ai-lao Mountain in Yuanyang County, it were cultivated by the Hani people, with the continuous reclamation of farmland, the beauty of today’s terraces has slowly formed. Ever since 14th century, the reclamation technology of terraced fields has spread throughout China and Southeast Asia.
Dongchuan Red Land is located some 250 kilometers northeast of Kunming. Dongchuan soil contains more components of iron and aluminum, less organic matter, strong acidity and sticky. Iron in the soil is slowly deposited through oxidation and gradually forms dazzling color. Seen from afar, the land is colorful.
Manfeilong Ta is group of Theravada Buddhism pagodas in Man Ge Fo Temple, which is about 70 kilometers southwest of Jinghong City. The pagoda group was built in 1204 AD. According to legend, the technicians and craftsmen responsible for building the tower were 3 Indian Buddhists. The pagodas have been restored twice in modern times.
The Dali Three Pagodas is located 1.5 kilometers northwest of the ancient city of Dali, it is in Chongsheng Temple, so it is also called “Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple” and is one of the well-known stupas in China. Chongsheng Temple was a royal temple during the reign of Dali Kingdom. It is the largest ancient temple in Dali,
Taiji fishing village is indeed a part of “Nuo Deng village”, which is a village inhabited by Bai people. “Nuo Deng” meaning “hills with tigers” in Bai people’s language， it is 6 km from Yunlong County and 165km from Dali which takes about 3 hours’ drive. The village is with history of over 1000 years
Dongzhulin Monastery was built in 1667, and named “Chong-Chong-Gang” that means a monastery by a crane lake. It sits overlooking the beautiful Jinsha River (Yangtze). Dongzhulin is popular with the local Tibetans. It has several “Renpoche” and each year the Mask Dancing Ceremony attracts thousands of followers