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Newly discovered begonia in need of urgent protection

Chinese scientists have discovered a new begonia species in Yunnan Province in southwest China....


Stranded Hubei tourists offered discount cards in Yunnan

According to the Kunming City Culture and Tourism Bureau, tourists stranded in Kunming due to the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) outbreak are eligible for the cards....


Find your passion for life and dream in the 'Lost Horizon' Shangri-la

The "Lost Horizon" Shangri-la exists in Yunnan Province, southwest China. It is a real-life legendary paradise for both humans and nature....


Black-necked cranes seen wintering in enchanting habitat

Every winter, the black-necked cranes fly into the Dashanbao nature reserve in northeast Yunnan’s Zhaoshan City one after another, presenting a spectacular scene for locals. ...


Tibet tourism set to boom

The Tibet autonomous region received more than 40 million tourists from home and abroad in 2019, up 19 percent year-on-year....


Snowscape of Shambhala Park in Shangri-La

With the meadows roofs and tree branches whitened by snow, the plateau area of Shangri-La was turned into a wonder land....


New Year's Day sees merry activities at Haigeng Park

Apart from feeding the red-billed gulls that jubilantly flew for food, holiday goers were also seen taking helicopter tours, admiring the hill-lake sights, driving off-road vehicles, and more. ...


Weishan old town: A leisure place for winter days

On winter days, the old town in west Yunnan’s Weishan county is often bathed in the sunshine, which warms up tourists and locals alike....


Baima Snowy Mountain in Diqing, a stargazer's paradise

With no artificial light or noise, the forest is dark and quiet – with the Milky Way appearing to form a bridge across the snowy mountain scenery....


Bird watching at the Napahai Lake in Shangri-La

Recent online pictures show the seasonal winter bird-watching is going on at the Napahai Lake in Shangri-La, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture....


Tourism event in Kunming showcases prospects

Founded in 1998, the CITM has grown into one of the largest and most influential tourism fairs in the Asia-Pacific region....


Scenery of cherry valley on Wuliang Mountain in west Yunnan

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 11, 2019 shows the scenery of cherry valley on Wuliang Mountain in Yi Autonomous County of Nanjian, west Yunnan's Dali prefecture. ...


People tour Lijiang ancient town that neighbors Diqing

People tour Lijiang ancient town, southwest China's Yunnan Province, at night Dec. 7, 2019. ...


Winter in Kunming features gull-watching, sunbathing

In winter, Kunming City in Yunnan province has bright sunshine and mild climate. Seagulls are flying over waters of the Dianchi Lake and its surrounding rivers. ...


First heavy snow hits Shangri-La

The first heavy snow hit Diqing prefecture on December 4, with the snowfall measured at 0.8mm per hour in Deqin County and 1.0mm in Shangri-La....


Glossy ibis first seen in Shangri-La scenic area

It is the first time that the bird is captured in Shangri-La, northwest Yunnan, and the Napahai scenic area is by far the highest recorded habitat for the species....


Shangri-La, Jiuzhaigou join hands for tourism cooperation

A delegation from Jiuzhaigou County, Sichuan Province visited Shangri-La City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and the two sides signed a framework agreement on tourism cooperation....


Autumnal scenery seen in Weixi County

Recent online pictures show the autumnal scenery of the Tacheng national park in Weixi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Diqing....


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