Red Soil Dongchuan

                          Dongchuan Red Soil Land

  Photo genetic, breathtaking, wonderful are not big words to describe this land. Those strong coulors of red, white, yellow, green, gold, and blue, remind people of Van Gough’s oil paintings. The real Vaan Goughs are the local peasants, who are the painters and artists of this natural picture. They plough, they grow, they harvest, but meanwhile, not on purpose, that they created the most beautiful land oil painting in the world.

  Dongchuan Red Soil Land is believed that, it is the world’s most imposing and magnificent land of its kind. Better than that in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

  Located in warm and humid climate, the iron oxide in the soil deposited slowly through years work, Gradually formed the dazzling color of different shades of red. The brilliant soil, the golden yellow buckwheat and the dramatically blue skies make the region around Dongchuan a paradise for photographers

  From September to December every year, part of land are ploughed while the other part of the land has been planted of barley wheat and other crops, the Red Soil Dongchuang in this seasons look much like a painted skies with gorgeous colors of red gold green set off with the white clouds .formed the spectacular scenery of Red Soil Dongchuang.

  Hong Tu Di (Red Soil Land)

  Located in Hua Shi Tou Village, its highest elevation is over 2,751 meter above sea level, while the lowest is 394m, it covers 30 square kilometers, it is normally cold and windy up there, a extra warm jack is always a good idea, the average temperature is 5 – 21 C. the Red Soil Land is a suitable to travel throughout year, of course, the best seasons are from May to November.
Other attractions around

Jiao Zi Snow Mountain

  Jiao Zi Snow Mountain is only 42 km away from Red Soil Land. It located in the central north of Yunnan. It borders Red Soil Land on its east, Xundian County to the south, Luquan County to the west, and Huidong County of Sichuan in the northern bank of Golden Sand River.

  In 2010, the Jiao Zi Snow Mountain took off to develop it’s local tourism, the whole tourist region includes 9 counties of Tang Dian, Zhuan Long, Feng He, Hong Tu Di (where the phantastic Red Soil Land located), Jin Yuan, Wu Meng, Xue Shan, Lian He and She Kuai, the land size of the region is 1837.5 square kilometers. The homeland of 11 minority nationalities (Yi, Muslim Hui, Miao, Zhuang, Bai & etc), making 17 % up of the total population.

  The Jiao Zhi Snow Mountain Region is of a complex in diversified landforms and terrains, high mountain ranges, subtropical river valleys, rolling hills and flatland basins. The elevation arranged from 4344.4m to 375m. such a altitude gap gives a typical vertical climate featuring: four seasons on the same mountain and different weathers within a distance of 10 km. the local weather is plateau monsoon type with distinction of draught and raining season, the average temperature is 14 – 15c. 

  Sunday Market in Zhuang Long Town

  Zhuang Long Town is mainly for visitors to Jiao Zhi Snow Mountain, the most of tourist facilities are based here in town, but it is also an extra surprise to see the local market. this local agricultural fair is a good chance to have a peek at local people’s life, at the market, villagers from nearby and far get together here selling and buying their products and daily supplies.

  Hotel Information:

                              Red Soil land Impression (Hong Tu Yin Xiang)

    There are plenty of local family - runed guesthouses around the red soil land, the Red Soil Land Hotel, a under standard 3 star hotel is the best choice for visitors, the most important of is that: there is no any luxuries but a warm and cosy bed in harsh bitter cold region. of course you need to book beforehand, since the hotel is always terribly full all the time

Zhuang Long Qi Cai Hong Yuan Hotel  Tel : 0871 – 2767998


Zhuan Long Yong Hui Muslim Restaurant Tel: 0871 – 8941237