Kunming Hotels and Travel Guide
Kunming Travel Information
Kunming is located at an elevation of 1,890 metres on the Yungui Plateau with low latitude and high elevation. It has one of the mildest climates in China with by short, cool dry winters with mild days and crisp nights, and long, warm and humid summers.
There are some 26 minority ethnic groups here and all celebrate various festivals throughout the year, making it a fountain of cultural interest. Kunming owes its importance to the fact that it was the gateway to the celebrated Silk Road that facilitated trade with Tibet, Sichuan, Myanmar and India.