Qujing is a prefecture-level city in Yunnan
Province. In the center of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, in eastern
Yunnan Province it borders Guizhou and Guangxi Province in
the east, Kunming in the west, Wenshan City in the south,
and Zhaotong city in the north. It has been regarded as the
Pass into Yunnan Province¡±. It's located at
the head of The Pearl River the third largest river in China.
Qujing city covers an area of 28,900 square meters, 103 km
from the east to west and 302 km from south to north. Qujing
is the second largest city by population after Kunming, the
capital city of Yunnan. Its population climbed to 6,030,400
by the end of 2000.
Qujing is linked to Kunming by the National
Highway 320. Drive time is about three hours. The transportation
system in Qujing is well developed. You can access almost
every corner of the city by way of the Kun Qu Freeway. Buses
to Kunming depart from Qujing Bus Station every half hour,
the trip takes about three hours. The bus station also provides
transportation to Dali, Honghezhou and other destinations
Thanks to the temperate weather, Qujing
is an all-year-round destination. Notable is that March to
October is the period in Yunnan celebrations and festivals
of ethnic minorities are densely held, and it is also the
pomp season of flowers and fruits. But May to October is the
rainy season in Yunnan. Umbrella and warm clothes are the
Luoping is a small county at the convergence
of Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi. Flourishing ape flowers in
vast rape fields are the most charming scene in Luoping. It
is an ever ideal attraction for photographers. Usually, the
Rape Flower Tourism Festival is held around February, 21st.
Jinji Peak in northeast of Luoping County is recommended as
the best perspective to catch the enthralling pictures of
the rape flower field.
Jiulong (Nine Dragon) Waterfall is consisted
of ten tiers of waterfalls in 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) long
reaches of the Jiulong River with a fall of more than a hundred
meters (328 feet) in total. It ranks among the six most beautiful
waterfalls in China and is reputed as the most spectacular
waterfall group as well.