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Why choose Yunnan?
If you have only one place to visit in China, it must be Yunnan—–Lonelyplanet.
As the most attractive place in China, Yunnan is very suitable for recreational vehicle tour.
Even lots of foreigners are on a caravanning holiday in Yunnan
How to plan a recreational vehicle tour in Yunnan?
- Firstly, you must be an experienced driver.
- Learn Chinese Traffic Rules, and be very careful and patient when you are driving in China.
- Know more about local road conditions, weather and locals.
- Check your vehicle everyday. Especially when driving on remote mountains, make sure that you have enough gas.
- Prepare some necessary foods incluing vegetables, fruites.
- Before the sun sets down, find a safe parking lot without potential dangers.
When to visit Yunnan with recreational vehicle?
Dring the rain season from May to October, it’s not suitable for recreational vehicle tour in Yunnan. Because there would be lots of landslides all over Yunnan Province, especially in Yuanyang County, Shangrila County, and the other places in the west of Yunnan.
When driving in the North of Yunnan, watch out frozen and foggy sections, a local guide must be very helpful at that time.
Avoid Chinese Festivals ,just like the Golden Weeks(May Day and National Day). it will drive you crazy to drive on the highway.
Where to go with recreational vehicle in Yunnan?
As a province bodering on Mymur, Laos and Vietnam, there are more than 6 arrival boundary ports in Yunnan, only Mohan and Ruili Entry Ports are available for foreign recreational vehicle.
In general, both of them start from the south of Yunnan. And then you can drive towards the north passing Dali Old Town, Lijiang Old Town, Shangrila Ancient Town. And drive to the middle part of Yunnan, visiting Kunming, Chuxiong. Finally just drive towards the south to Jianshui County, Yuanyang County, then to Xishuanbanna to go back to the boundary port.
Attractions and highlights you can’t miss.
- Bortany Garden in Xishuanbanna
- Dali Old Town
- Shaxi Old Town
- Lijiang Dayan Ancient Town, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge
- Shangarila Songzanling Tibetan Temple, Pudacuo National Park
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