Yunnan province covers an area of about 390 thousand square kilometers, accounting for 4.11% of the total area of China. It’s located in the southwest of China, as an important part of Chinese development strategy “The Belt and Road Initiative”. Yunnan is directly related to Burma, Laos and Viet Nam. It is the only province in China that can communicate from land to Southeast Asia and South Asia at the same time and to connect Europe and Africa through the Middle Ease. Yunnan is the geographic center of Asia.
In terms of travel, Yunnan is a paradise for tourists. It is a mysterious and beautiful place, possesses spectacular mountains and rivers, colorful and fascinating folk customs, and profound and brilliant culture and civilization. It is one of the provinces in China which have the richest tourist resources. As one of the major international tourist destinations in both China and Asia, the province has lots of national key scenic spots such as Lunan Stone Forest, Dali, Xishuangbanna, Tree Parallel Rivers (Jinsha, Nujiang and lancang) and Dian chi Lake, and 5 state-level historical and cultural cities including Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Jianshui and Weishan.