Known as the "museum of karst caves", Jiuxiang boasts more than 100 karst caves and is the largest cave group system in China. The cave formations are very varied and the rivers, waterfalls, and natural rock bridges are very enchanting.
Jiuxiang lies in north-west to county Yiliang of ethnic Hui and Yi with a distance over 60 square kilo-meters to Kunming. Jiuxiang covers an area over 200 square kilometers.
Jiuxiang is famous for Karst Cave. It is a comprehensive landscape consisted of natural environment, human life and ethnic culture. Hundreds of karst caves in various sizes form the largest and the queerest karst Cave complex. Nowadays, over 90 karst Caves have been excavated. The Karst Cave in Jiuxiang is reputed as magnificent, steep, queer and elegant. Another wonder for Jiuxiang is the beautiful water for its 2 kilometer underground water karst cave, waterfalls and steep Valley river. The peace and mystery from the nature can be found while boating in Jiuxiang.
Ethnic Yi is the local aboriginal resident with a long tradition and culture. Festival Jiuxiang God Hunting is one important holiday for the local. Many activities including wrestling, bull-fighting, folk dance and songs are held for celebrating this important holiday.
Except karst Cave, the flower and stone of Jiuxiang are another wonder. Jiuxiang is the hometown for Orchid in most species comparing to other area. While stone in Jiuxiang is very valuable too.
Karst Cave and valley boating are the main activity while travelling in Jiuxiang. Wearing more is the best suggestion for tourist.
2 Days Kunming Highlight Tour
Kunming, famous as the "Spring City" of reputation and it's the capital of Yunnan province. This tour makes you visit the UNESCO world heritage "Stone Forest", the world NO.1 karst cave "Jiuxiang Karst Cave", picturesque "Dianchi Lake", beautiful Western Hill with the special designed Dragon Gate, vibrant flower and bird market and symbol of Kunming "Phoenix Archway".
Stone Forest & Jiuxiang Cave Tour
Enjoy spectacular karst landscapes at Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Cave, the most popular Kunming day tour among travelers. Your tour guide will make you have a hassle-free tour in Kunming. Take some beautiful photos and save them in mind.
4 Days Kunming Dali Tour
Visit Kunming Dali on 4 days Yunnan tour, explore spectacular Stone Forest, UNESCO world heritage. Enjoy beautiful karst cave at Jiuxiang and vast Erhai Lake. Immerse yourself in Dali Ancient City and Xizhou Ancient Town to experience the local lifestyle, sip fragrant tea and try tie-dyeing.
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