Diqing is home to 25 ethnic minorities with Tibetan being the largest one in term of population. With its striking natural wonders and harshly beautiful scenery, as well as unique customs and civilization, Diqing is a dream of a life time where you can explore the rolling and roaring rivers, enjoy the greatness of mountains and canyons, see beautiful plateau lakes and vast prairies, and sample the amazing local Tibetan culture and man-made wonders.
Jinghong, meaning “City of Dawn” in the Dai language, is the capital of the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture. Its history dates back over 800 years. Jinghong has long been the political, economic and cultural center of the region and has a population of around 40,000.