Featuring stunning natural beauty and rich heritage, Kunming offers a unique holiday adventure in the Yunnan Province of China. Here’s a brief guide on this truly distinct destination.
Planning a Visit
Referred to as the “Spring City”, Kunming has sublime weather almost the whole year through! March to October is generally the best time to visit to witness flowers in bloom and local festivals. Accommodation is readily available and travelers based at a Green Lake hotel Kunming has to offer will find many attractions within easy reach.
One of the most popular attractions is Green Lake Park; a short walk from Grand Park Kunming, it’s an ideal spot to unwind by scenic lakes, feed seagulls, and enjoy nature’s tranquillity. Kunming Old Street with its traditional buildings offers a glimpse into the past, while Yuantong Temple, the Flower and Bird Market, and Dian Lake are worth visiting too.
Undoubtedly, amongst the best things to do in Kunming is to plan an excursion to the famed Stone Forest Geopark; it’s home to an amazing array of towering limestone formations, some said to date back more than 200 million years! The enchanting Western Hill, as well as Dongchuan with its red soil, offer more to discover on your excursions.
Getting to Kunming
Convinced you should plan a trip here and want to know how to get to the city? Flights are available to the Kunming Changshui International Airport connecting domestic and international airports. The city can also be reached by long-distance buses and train services to the Kunming Railway Station.