Temperatures in Kunming fluctuate greatly, with temperature drops ranging from 12-20℃ in winter and spring. May to October is Kunming’s rainy season, with showers occurring almost every day. Travelers who visit during this period are advised to bring a good raincoat and warm clothing for when the temperature drops.
Yunnan is located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau with peaks as high as 3,700 m in the north of the province. Some of the most stunning scenery, from rolling hills to breathtaking gorges, can be found in this province. The high elevation of Yunnan means strong UV rays even on cloudy days, so bringing a good pair of sunglasses with UV protection and sunscreen is advised. Also, those prone to altitude sickness or with high blood pressure who plan to trek mountains in more remote areas are advised to bring appropriate medication as a precaution.
The head of the Kunming Railway Bureau has announced that two separate inter-city bullet train lines will be running through the province in 2016; one towards Shanghai and one towards Nanning and hopefully Guangzhou.
72 hours transit visas are now available from Kunming Changshui International Airport, starting October 1.
Living far from home can be a godsend, or sometimes it can be hard. Here are some restaurants to make it that little bit easier when you are missing the taste of home. Or just to mix it up and challenge your taste buds!
The North Railway Station subway stop officially opened this morning. Trains in the direction of University Town South, will start running at 06:36, with the last train departing at 22:16.
China Eastern relaunches Kunming Singapore route
Pu’er City in Yunnan province is to be the home of a new coffee trading center. The project is aimed at creating a trading platform to reduce the impact of global price fluctuations.
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