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Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province located in South-western China. It is also known as the “City of Eternal Spring” due to its pleasant climate and flowers that bloom here throughout the year. With a history dated back 2,400 years, it is now a prefecture-level city and a political, cultural and economic hub of the province as well as the seat of the provincial government. It was a gateway to the celebrated SilK Route that facilitated the trade with Tibet, Myanmar, India and beyond and is among the most popular tourist destination in southwest China. So make a plan and book flight tickets to Kunming which is a blend of various ethnic communities that you can visit throughout the year.
Start your sightseeing tour to Kunming with a visit to Stone Forest which is a must-visit destination. It is a magnificent park of limestone formations which are about 270 millions years old. The endless mazes of towering rocks will leave you spellbound and makes it one of the most gorgeous geological parks in the world. If you are looking for the panoramic views of peaceful Kunming, then do visit the Grand Park or Daguan Park which is situated by the shore of Dianchi Lake. You just can’t afford to miss a visit to Jiuxiang scenic area which is located about 90 Km from central Kunming which is quite famous for its unique karst caves, mountains, deep valleys etc. Do visit the Golden Temple which is a famous Toaism Temple in Yunnan Province. The entire temple was built from bronze which makes it glitter like gold in the shinning sun and thus named as Golden Temple. You surely love to visit the World Horticulture Expo Garden which has 5 big exhibition halls, 6 theme gardens, 3 outdoor showplaces and 2 big squares.
With such good weather, Kunming is a year-round travel destination that you surely love to visit. As it is renowned as “City of Eternal Spring” the weather here changes little throughout the year with no harsh winters or summers. The best time to visit Kunming is from March to October due to its many Yunnan ethnic festivals and this is the time when many fruits and flowers blossom and bring the ultimate bliss and happiness.
If you are looking for the flights connecting the United Kingdom with Kunming then China southern, Lufthansa, Air France, Shenzhen, Hainan Airlines, Air China, Cathy Pacific etc are prominent among them. There is no direct airline connecting both the destinations. Cathy Pacific, KLM, and Lufthansa airlines are the highest rated carriers on this route. When flying from London you can use Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports and you will be landing at Kunming Changshui Airport at Kunming.
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