Zhaotong: China's City of Unique Charm

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

NEW YORK -- Unknown to most, Zhaotong is one of earth's hidden treasures quietly nestled within the northeast corner of Yunnan province in Southwest China.

Come and experience Zhaotong - a place on earth where time stands still amongst natural beauty, exotic landscapes, and lost civilizations. Experience a destination that offers rising and falling mountains, hidden caves, serene waterfalls and soul re-charging hot springs.

A bountiful land whose multitude of rich and diverse ethnic cultures remain preserved within time and tradition. Welcome to Zhaotong, China!

Residing within the middle and upper reaches of the Yangtze River, Zhaotong not only once served as an important location within the silk road of ancient China, but throughout the course of time it has functioned as a gateway city to the heart of Yunnan province.

Zhaotong's natural hot springs boast steep cliffs, green mountains, and swift currents. With over 30 kinds of spa pools Zhaotong's hot springs provides an ethereal cleansing and relaxation experience.

The ethnic diversity of Zhaotong provides an incredible glimpse into China's hugely varied mix of humanity. Explore the lives and customs of Zhaotong's Hui, Miao, and Yi people.

Perhaps one of Zhaotong's most breathtaking destinations, Dashanbao, is adorned with colorful seas of waving grass, jagged mountains, and lofty and precipitous mountain valleys.

Welcome to one of China's best kept secrets - a destination where tradition, nature, and folklore merge with the development, youthful energy, and hopeful spirit of today's modern China.

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