Shuangjiang county is located along State Road 214, 104 kilometers away from the distance of Lincang, Lincang Airport 80 km, 755 km away from Kunming. Shuangjiang County land area of 2165.03 square kilometers, the Tropic of cancer across the county. Shuangjiang County high terrain in the northwest, southeast low, central valley. The maximum elevation of 3233 meters, the minimum altitude of 670 meters, the 1050 meters altitude, landform height difference is large, undulating mountains and valleys.Here some travel tips for you to visit Shuangjiang.
What to Visit
Shuangjiang Lahu, Brown and Dai Autonomous County of the territory of the many rivers, is the Lancang River, there are 106 rivers, the river flows south Meng River, a total length of 80 km, from 60 tributaries, runoff area of 184.74 square kilometers, the average annual runoff of 5.14 cubic meters / sec. Shuangjiang County is a typical south subtropical , humid monsoon climate. The main science spots are :Shuangjiang ferry(双江渡口)Mangnuo stone censer(忙糯石刻),Shennong Temple(神农祠).
When to visit
Shuangjiang located in Lincang Prefecture, southwest of Yunnan, it enjoys hot and mild temperature all year around. But the temperature difference between day and night , especially in spring and winter. Therefore, if you go to Shuangjiang during these two seasons, please take some warm clothes .Shuangjiang is a city for tour available all year around, however the best time to go there is from March to October. Because there are many festivals of ethnic minority group, and plenty of fruits and flowers during these month.
What to noice
In Chinese: ; (双江拉祜族佤族布朗族傣族自治县
Population: 170,000 persons (by the end of 2013);
Administrative Division Code : 530925
Post Code :677300 0
Phone Area Code :0883
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 云S
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 530925
Area Coverage: 2163square kilometers;
Seat of Government: Mengmeng Town
Consumer Complaint: 12315
Tourist Complaint: 0883-7121005
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
Weather Forecast: 121
Banks: You can use your credit card, traveler's check or cash to exchange for Chinese Yuan in some branches of Bank of China in this city.
Shuangjiang people’s Bank of China(PBC)
Address:No.37.on Beihui Road in Shuangjiang.county.
Shuangjiang Branch of Agricultural Bank of China
Address: :No.51 on Beihui Road:No.37.on Beihui Road in Shuangjiang county.
Telephones: While public phones are easily found in small shops along streets in the city, we suggest visitors make low-cost IDD or DDD calls in post offices or telecom buildings.
Internet Bars: You can ask the native where to find an Internet bar, there are many Internet bars in Shuangjiang center with good speed and environment charging 2 to 3 yuan per hour.
Tip: do take care of your personal articles when in an Internet bar.
Toilet Facilities: Most toilets in the city charge no more than 0.5 yuan. Visitors can find free sanitary toilets in some large department stores or fast food restaurants.
Post Office of Shuangjiang
Address :No,105 on Gucha Rd in Shuangjiang County.
Tel : 0883-7621513
Xinhua Book Store
Address: No,2 on Mengmeng Rd in Shuangjiang County.
Tel : 0883-7621507
People's Hospital of Shuangjiang County
Address: Mengmeng Street in Shuangjiang County.
Shuangjiang First secondary school，
Address: Shuangjiang County.
Shuangjiang Shahe High School High School
Shuangjiang Nation Primary School：
Address: Baixiang Road in Shuangjiang County.
There are mang Primary Schools in different town such as Mangjian Primary Schoo(忙建小学), Mengmeng Primary School（勐勐小学） and so on.
Shuangjian County Kindergarten
Address:No,3 A Bugu Rd, in Shuangjiang County.
There are mang Kindergarten in evry villages and towns.
How to fit in
It’s easier to get around in Shuangjiang if you know some basic Mandarin, especially when ordering food, but there are a number of important points of business etiquette to remember too. Confucianism, with its attention to demeanour , harmony, and preservation of “face,” plays a central role .Meetings always begin with a handshake. Give a slight nod and don’t be too vigorous when shaking hands, it could come across as being aggressive. Stay away from physical contact after this, including pats on the arm. If a host is guiding you they may tug your sleeve. Have business cards translated on one side. It is considered fortuitous if they are printed in gold ink. Be sure to place received cards in a case rather than your pocket. Avoid humour since jokes may not come across as you intend. Gift etiquette and negotiations can be complex, so it’s best to read more deeply about them.
How to pay
All transactions are made in Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY). The currency is used throughout the country and available at any ATM. C$1 is worth about ¥5.6 CNY. Frequently used bank notes are: ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50, ¥100.
Exploration Tour for Ethnic Culture in Shuangjiang Yunnan
Day01, Arrival in Kunming for night.
Day02, Drive to Shuangjiang county for night in hostel. Suangjiang, located in the south-west of Yunnan, about 60KM to the borders. And in this county, there many tribes living there, such as Lagu, Wa, Bulang and Tai people, all remains it's nature such as culture, customs, religion, and other traditions. Be there, you get very experienced time, and never forget it.
Day03-04, Drive and trek Mengku town, visit Tai people in Bingdao Village, camp or hostel for night.
Day05, Drive and trek to Bola Village to visit Lagu People, hostel or camp for night.
Day06, Drive to and trek in Dameng'o town, and then to Lvbo town, camp or hostel for night.
Day07, Trekking around for family visit and the scenery, then back to Shuangjiang County for night.
Day08, Drive back to Kunming for night in King Town hotel.
Day09, Leave Kunming after b'fast.
Note: If take public bus, then 720USD/p.p. for 2-5pax.
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