Yuan Yang terraces, Yuanyang County
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Hike through picturesque rice paddy fields surrounded by green hills and mist at Yuan Yang terraces. When the water fills up the terraces, they mirror the landscape, creating some amazing abstract formations. Witness sunsets and sunrises from five main viewing platforms, each giving a different perspective, then enjoy some refreshing tea and taste local cuisine while gazing at beautiful nature. Due to the area's renowned fogginess, which definitely adds to the charming ambiance, many visitors choose to stay for a couple of days in order to catch clear weather. Ask a local person to point out where you can buy some rice produced in the area. By using our Yuanyang County trip generator, you can arrange your visit to Yuan Yang terraces and other attractions in Yuanyang County.
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  • He had been wanting to visit the Yuan Yang rice terraces for years, not disappointed me for nothing, I would have stayed several days, because who likes photography is a perfect place. It is amazing how it changes the colors of the rice fields according to the light, clouds or Sun. It has been a dream. I'd like to return
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  • Best season for photography: Nov to early March Best time for photography: sunrise to early morning, and late afternoon to sunset Best spot for sunrise: Duoyishu 多依樹 Best spot for sunset: Laohuzui 老虎嘴...  more »
  • Really worth the 6 h drive from kunming. Of course terrible under rainy day but still wonderfull. Pay attention to observe minorities specially yi and hani .