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Dongchuan Red Land

Address: Huashitou Country, Dongchuan District, Kunming 654109, China
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Ranked #2 of 189 things to do in Kunming
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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Singapore, Singapore
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162 reviews 162 reviews
134 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Situated about 4 hrs from Kunming City, DongChuan is a relatively un-commercialized part of Yunnan. Famed for the reddish earth which lends beautiful and contrasting hues against the quiltwork of farmed land and surrounding mountains, DongChuan offers truly colorful and spectacular scenery along with a chance to explore the colorful rural lifestyle of the tribal people of the area. It... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Provided a wonderful and scenic background that is extremely suitable for photography. The colors change with the season, and for me maybe the most beautiful period was mid autumn. If you are looking for more natural beauty like this, you could try Mu Cang Chai in Vietnam.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

One of the best attractions near Kunming. It is quite far from Kunming City, and would require a change of bus. If traveling independently, be informed that there is only one public bus a day, and once you reach the place you'll have to wait until the next morning to return. There are several hotels spread out in the area... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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347 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a must visit venue for all photography enthusiasts. Every season offers different colours and scenic views. We were there in late November and even though some of the crops have been harvested, the landscape was still stunning. We left immediately from the airport upon arrival on an evening flight. It took us more than 3 hours through dark... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Most people only stayed overnight at the Red Land. That was also my original plan but I like the hoteI so much that I ended up staying for three nights and enjoyed the very scenic walks of the area. It's a beautiful courtyard hotel with expensive wooden furniture and tasteful decorations. I think worth a visit even if you are... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Dongchuan, the Red Land, is worth the bad road, the primitive accommodation. Nature wins! It is truly magnificent, still virtually undiscovered because of the poor facilities but I would not have missed this for anything. Preferable with a guide an driver

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

There are only 2 buses a day at 7:50am and 8:30am. There is another way to get to Dongchuan with a more flexible schedule however it will require a taxi ride to Redland after arriving in Dongchuan. I took the 7:50am bus to Fahze from Kunming North Passenger Bus Station. You can only purchase tickets on the day so punctuation... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Take the bus at NORTH COACH STATION, KUNMING. 7.30 OR 8.30 BUS, Call Mdm Zhao to ensure room available. Should reach by 12.00 noon, Bus stops right at the home stay hotel. Please note, only one room with seating toilet, The rest squatting toilet. You have your lunch there and Mdm Zhao will cook for you. Choose you food in... More 

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Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spent two nights in late October 2014 at the guest house (红土情缘 Hong Tu Qing Yuan, Tel: 0086-13170612242, 0086-13211612477) and felt so much at home with Madam Zhao and her husband taking care of us - photos attached. Because I enjoyed it so much I felt obliged to write a review for them. On the morning of our trip... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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144 reviews 144 reviews
63 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

October was not a best season for the colours but still very good. We joined a local photographer tour for 6 days at RMB1930 which was value for money as we took a lot of good pictures.

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