Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture lies in southern Yunnan, bordering Kunming to the north and Vietnam to the south. It boasts gorgeous subtropical scenery, richly diverse folk arts, unique ethnic customs, and scenic historic sites that distinguish it from other regions.

Traditional crafts like batik fabric dyeing and silverwork are still practiced. The awe-inspiring Ailao Mountains and Red River lie to the southwest, while the Nanpan River flows through the northeast.

With verdant rice terraces cascading down mountainsides, ancient Hani villages built on stilts, and vibrant multi-ethnic markets, Honghe offers visitors a visual feast. Experience boat tours along the Red River and hiking among the karst peaks. Enjoy diverse cuisines, music, and dance from the Hani, Yi, Yao, and other ethnic groups that call this frontier region home.

Best Travel Time

Available in all seasons

Suggested playing days

2 days

Local climate

Subtropical plateau humid monsoon climate

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