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Yunnan Transportation, Yunnan Tour Transportation

Yunnan transportation mapYunnan, which refers to 'the place south of the colorful clouds', or 'the place south of Yunling Mountain', is the most southwest province of China. It borders Guizhou Province and Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region to the east, Chongqing and Sichuan to the north, and Tibet Autonomous Region to the northwest.
Yunnan is a land of various ethnic groups, landscapes, natural scenery and creatures, where one could taste the most aspects of our planet. To get the most out of a visit to Yunnan Province, travelers would do well to familiarize themselves with the provincial, inter-provincial and internationally-linked transportation network, including travel options by air, by train, and by bus.
Frequently Asked Questions of Yunnan Tour Transportation
1. How to go to Yunnan?
Yunnan Air Transportation, Yunnan Civil Aviation
Although generally speaking Yunnan Province is in a mountainous region, it still boasts modern air traffic facilities. more than 100 domestic and international air routes have been opened leading to different provinces and municipalities of China as well as Hong Kong., Macau, Singapore, Vientiane and Tokyo. Yunnan has two international airports: Kunming Airport and Xishuangbanna airport. There are domestic flights to most of China's major cities, offering connections to some of China's most popular tourist destinations in cities such as Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai. In the province, there are another 8 feeder airports flights to the scenic sites of cities such as Mangshi, Simao, Zhaotong, Baoshan,Dali, Lijiang, Diqing, and Lincang.
Yunnan Train Transportation, Yunnan Railway Transportation
Apart from by air, Yunnan is also easily accessible by train. Many railways have been constructed including Guiyang-Kunming Railway, Chengdu-Kunming Railway, Nanning-Kunming Railway, Kunming-Yuxi Railway, Neijiang-Kunming Railway,and Guangtong-Dali Railway. There is also an international train for Vietnam. Trans-Asian Railway connecting Yunnan with Southeast Asian countries. Within Yunnan, some of the tourist destinations are also linked by railway, for instance, Dali and the Stone forest are both reachable by train.
National Road, Yunnan Land Transportation
Yunnan has a developed road network centered at Kunming City. A convenient and easily accessible highway network has been established in Yunnan with a total length of 167,000 kilometers. The highway network connects with the network of neighboring provinces such as Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi and Tibet as well as the neighboring countries such as Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. Within the province itself, the best way to travel to all destinations is by bus. Some express buses are also available linking the major tourist destinations such as Dali, Lijiang, and Shangri-La.

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