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Our local photographer guide has meticulously crafted all the photography tours based on their extensive experience and the preferences of our previous customers.


With their expertise and our commitment to providing exceptional service, we ensure that every detail is taken care of. You can rest assured knowing that you will have a seamless and unforgettable photo tour in Yunnan.


8 Days   |   Kunming - Yuanyang - Jianshui - Dongchuan

USD 2,700
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The best time to visit Yunnan

If you are considering capturing the beauty of the flooded Yuanyang Rice Terraces, the best time to visit is from December to the end of March. During this period, the weather is cool, and you can witness breathtaking sunrises while the irrigated rice terraces display their charming allure. This time frame also coincides with the peak season of Yuanyang.

For those planning to explore the Dongchuan Red Land, the best time to visit is from January to February, as well as from September to December. These months mark the harvest season for potatoes, buckwheat, and rapeseeds, offering a picturesque landscape.

Yunnan boasts numerous outstanding hiking destinations, with Tiger Leaping Gorge being one of the finest. The best time for hiking in this area is from April to June and from September to October. During these months, rainfall is minimal, and temperatures are lower, providing ideal conditions for outdoor activities.

Yunnan experiences a warm climate throughout the year, making it suitable for travel at any time.


Top photography things

  1. Yuanyang Rice Terraces

  2. Dongchuan Red Land

  3. Tiger Leaping Gorge

  4. Ancient Cities - Jianshui, Dali, Lijiang

  5. Shangri-la

How many days do I need?

  • Yuanyang Rice Terraces - 3 days

  • Dongchuan Red Land - 3 days

  • Tiger Leaping Gorge hiking - 2-4 days

  • Shangri-la & Yuben: 3-5 days

It's a great mixture of people and landscape... Mercier really know about what you need for taking great shots.

Heiner, Germany

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