The Travel Resources of Yunnan
Within these borders, Yunnan has a diverse topography that ranges from alpine mountain ranges to tropical rainforests and the greatest number of plant species in China (more than 18,000) as well as an incredible array of animals, including the Asian elephant and the protected Yunnan golden monkey. There is even a rainforest in the area known as Xishuangbanna where you will find many rare and endangered species of plants and animals.
The first China-South Asia Exposition will be held in Kunming from June 6 to 10, 2013. It is totally reflect the geographical advantages of Kunming and believe the Yunnan’s Tourism industry will be more developed from that time on.
In Yunnan, the greatest attraction to visitors is the colorful cultures of diversified nationalities. Among the 56 nationalities in China, Yunnan has all of them, of which 26 have a population of more than 5000. The diversity of nationalities in Yunnan ranks the first in China. Among the 25 ethnic groups, 15 are the indigenous and unique nationalities in Yunnan and there are 16 ethnic groups living in cross-border areas .The colorful and mysterious religions, customs, constructions, folklores, costumes, and folk art are of the great potential in tourism.