Chinas-Southwest-3-Yunnan

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Y Ú N N Á N • • H i s t o r y 217

HISTORY

To Markam
(50km); Lhasa
(1100km)

Xiƒngchéng

Luzhou

Derong

TIBET

108

Kawa
Karpo
(6740m)
Míngy¡ng

Nujiang Valley

Nuòdèng

TéngchŸng

Me

Yuányáng

214

(Lá

323

)
Ji©xiƒng Luópíng

GU‡NGX¹
Tuo
nian
g Riv

Hónghé

S¸máo

Jiànshu¨

Ka¸yu†n

Yànshƒn
Wénshƒn

326

Ha Giang
Hék¡u
Lao Cai

Mènglián
M›ngm†

Sapa

LAOS

d

Boten

Ri

ve

r

er

Móhƒn

Dien Bien
Phu

VIETNAM
Re

Riv

Kengtung

Phongsali

ck

Dàm›nglóng

To Nánníng
(280km)

Méngzì

Jiƒngchéng

J¨nghóng
M›ngh†n
(G†nl†nbà)

Fùníng

Lüch¥n

X¹SHU„NGB‡NNÀ

M›ngh†i

Tianlin

er
Bƒm›i
Gu†ngnán Bó'ài

P©zh›h‰i/Qi¥b›i

Bla

MYANMAR
(BURMA)

X¸ngyì

Shílín
Guìshƒn
Mílè Lúx¸

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www.yunnantourism.net

Yíliáng
Lùnán

Gèjiù

Yuányáng

Jiƒn

POP: 42.1 MILLION

Q¥jìng

Bƒb†o

M›nglà

AREA: 394,000 sq km

Panxian

TŸngh†i

ng

Lashio

M›ngƒ

Anshun

DŸngchuƒn

Dadieshui

ncƒ

Test your legs (and recharge your soul) trekking Tiger Leaping Gorge (p281), Southwest China’s hiking rite of passage

Liupanshui

Xuƒnw‰i

Yùx¸ Waterfall
Jiƒngchuƒn

Shípíng

Láncƒng

Escape the hordes and explore the regional time-warp towns and villages of Shāxī (p277), Wēishān (p245), Jiànchuān (p274) and Nuòdèng (p248)

K§NMÍNG
Lake Dian

Líncƒng

in

Lose your way (and your cares) in the
funky old towns of Lìjiāng (p267) and
Dàlǐ (p257), then strike out into the sublime countryside around them.

ng

W†nd¸ng
Mu-se

Ji›gào

Ch©xióng
Zíx¸ Shƒn

ko

Burma Road

DÉHÓNG

X¸shuƒngb†nnà

ng

Pƒnzh¸huƒ
(Jinjiang)
Chicken Foot
Mountain
r
ha Rive
(J¸zú Shƒn;
ns
3240m)
Ji
Shíyáng
Erhai B¸nchuƒn
Dàyáo Yuánmóu
Lake
ZhŸuchéng
Xiàguƒn (Dàl¨ City)
H‰ij¨ng
108

Chéngjiƒng

Thanliv
River

Flee the freeze up north and get your
Southeast Asia fix in Xīshuāngbǎnnà
(p324)

B‡OSH„N

Mángshì
(Lùx¸)
Ruìlì

Jiƒ

Hèqìng

To Guìyáng
(5km)

GUÌZH±U

W‰ishƒn

B†oshƒn

Yíngjiƒng

Dàl¨
W‰ishƒn

Bijie
W‰iníng
213

Cloudy Peak
Mountain Liùkù Nuòdèng Dàl¨
(Old
(Yúnf‰ng
Shƒn; C†ojiàn Yúnlóng City)
3005m)
Myitkyina
Y¡ngpíng

Shangri-la
Tiger
Leaping
Gorge Lìjiƒng
Jiànchuƒn
Shƒx¸

ZhƒotŸng

River

Glimpse the Tibet border, marvel at
sublime Méilǐ Xuěshān, and find your
own Shangri-la in the northwestern
towns of Déqīn (p294) and Shangri-la
(Xiānggé Lǐlā) (p287)

Déq¸n

Xichang

Báishƒ

Lìjiƒng
Fúgòng
Shíg©
Jiànchuƒn
Shƒx¸

Feel your jaw hit your chest watching
a sunrise or sunset over the Yuanyang
rice terraces (p323)

Yíb¸n

SÌCHU„N

Birang
(Shangri La)
Déq¸n
Gorge
Dhondrupling Gompa
B¨ngzhŸngluò Baima B‰nzílán
Níx¸
Mountains
Dímáluò Shangri-la
Lugu
(ZhŸngdiàn)
Gòngshƒn
Lake
Tiger
Leaping
Dr
Putao
Gorge
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