Yunnan is the homeland of tea trees, a treasure land of China for developing the tea industry, has a history of 2,100 year since it domesticated the aboriginal tea.
Dianhong tea is a type of relatively high end gourmet Chinese black tea sometimes used in various tea blends and grown in Yunnan Province, China. It is easily identified by its abundance of soft golden tips, and savoury cocoa and black pepper flavours.
Pu-erh or Pu'er tea is a variety of fermented dark tea produced in Yunnan province, China. It is known for their rich earthy flavor, medicinal qualities, moderate in taste, not as strong as black tea. It can be safe for weight loss uses, digestion, warm stomach ... without side effects.
Yunnan's ethnic diversity in cities like Kunming, Lijiang, Dali, Shangri-La is reflected in its culture and Tibeto-Burman languages such as Bai, Yi, Tibetan, Hani, Jingpo, Lisu, Lahu, Naxi; Tai languages like Zhuang, Bouyei, Dong, Shui, Tai Lu and Tai Nua or northern Lao dialect; as well as Hmong–Mien languages.
Top festivals & celebration in Yunnan Lijiang, Dali, Kunming, Shangrila such as Dai Water-Splashing Festival, Yi Torch Festival, Sanduo Festival and more much colorful minority festivals that you can not miss during your China travel tours for the ethnic culture.
Yunnan Baiyao or Yunnan Paiyao is a hemostatic powdered medicine famous for stop bleeding of tumors, hemagiosarcoma in dogs, wounds, cuts, and internal bleeding due to surgery.
In 2009, 17,200 Yunnan locals took part in the left-foot dance of the Yi people, creating the Guinness World Record: the grandest dance in the world.
Top Yunnan tea leaves are Pu-erh Tea, Dian Hong Tea (Yunnan Gold or Red), Nannuo Pekoe(Baihao) Tea, Yunnan Tuocha Tea, Yunnan Green Tea, Qizi Bingcha (Pu'er Tea Cake)....
The best known in Pu'er areas are the Six Great Tea Mountains: Bulang Mountain, Jingmai Mountain, Menghai Mountain, Nannuo Mountain, Yiwu(Mansa) Mountain, Youle(Jinuo) Mountain, a group of Pu-erh tea mountains in Dai Autonomous Prefecture of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan province.
Top 5 Ancient Pu-erh Tea Trees in Yunnan: Jinxiu Tea Tree(3,200 years), Qianjiazhai No.1 Tea Tree (over 2,700 years), Mengku Snow Mountain No.1 Tea Tree (2,700 years), Bangwei Tea Tree King (1,700 years), Yuxi Yunanjiang Wild Tea Tree (1,700 years)....