Kunming is the provincial capital of Yunnan Province in southern China. The city is often known as City of Eternal Spring due to its year-round temperate climate. The city of Kunming has a population of 6.85 million people and covers an area with 21,473 square kilometers. With a history more than 2,400 years, Kunming owns its importance to the fact that was the gateway to the well-known South Silk Road that facilitated trade with Tibet, Sichuan, Myanmar and India.
Most of Yunnan tours start in Kunming, where you can discover the UNESCO-protected karst wonder in Stone Forest. Extend your Kunming tours to surrounding old towns Dali and Lijiang, possibly the heavenly Shangri-La to have an ever-lasting memory. Based in Kunming, you can also explore the breath-taking Yuanyang Rice Terraces, fantastic original villages of Hani People, peaceful ancient town of Jianshui etc.