Luoping, on the border of Yunnan, Guizhou, and Guangxi three provinces, is 228 kilometers east of Kunming. The enormous scale of Canola fields in Luoping county is undoubtedly the most uniquely artificial “ocean” in the world. During the blooming season, usually in February and March, the sea of canola flowers of Luoping would provide visitors with a strong visual impaction.
As a pleasantly inhabited region, for travelers, visiting the villages, Jiulong waterfall, Duoyi River, and Lubuge Valley is the best way to get to know the Buyi group, who created the majestic natural painting.
Canola blooming period: Mid-February
Canola harvesting period: Mid-March
The Jiulong Waterfalls
The waterfall consists of 9 rows of water (Jiulong means 9 loongs in Chinese). The flows converge on a valley and form the magnificent scenery. The largest waterfall is 110 m wide and 56 m high.
The Duoyi River
The Duoyi River consists of 5 underground rivers that cross the gorge of Lubuge. The beautiful scenery is reminiscent of Guilin.
The Lubuge Gorge
Lubuge in Buyi language means “beautiful village”. The dam of the power station and the artificial lake are the most attractive in the Lubuge gorge. You can let your imagination run wild with the cliffs in different shapes.
Trips and Tours Ideas in Luoping and Yunnan
Luoping, Canola Flower Ocean in Yunnan
3 days | Kunming, Luoping, and Puzhehei
Luoping is famous for its karst landscape and the spectacular Canola flower ocean.
Tropical China in Xishuangbanna
6 days | Jinghong, and Jingmai
As a locality of the Dai minority, the rice terraces, tea gardens, primitive forests, and valleys compose the marvelous landscapes of Xishuangbanna.
Wonders of Yunnan
16 days | Best seller
A travel plan for travelers who want to explore the most attractive landscapes of Yunnan in one trip.