Introduction of Yunnan Provincial Tourism Investment Co., Ltd.
Founded in October 2005, Yunnan Provincial Tourism Investment Co., Ltd. is a professionalized tourism investment company subordinated to Yunnan Investment Group Co., Ltd. It conducts guiding-oriented investment and development for the projects possessing resource superiority and development potential in Yunnan's main tourist areas. The fields in which it sets foot includes key tourist project development, tourism infrastructure, tourism choice project as well as the investment, construction, operation and management of related supporting industries.
Yunnan Provincial Tourism Investment Co., Ltd. owns 4 holding subsidiaries and wholly-owned subsidiaries: Dali Tourism Group Co., Ltd., Yunnan Golden Peacock Tourist Group Co., Ltd., Yunnan Impression Tourism Corporation, and Yunnan Lvwutong Technology Co., Ltd. The company's businesses are spread all over the core tourist areas in Yunnan, including Kunming, Dali, Xishuangbanna, Lijiang, Baoshan, Qujing, etc. Meanwhile, the company have been actively expanded its overseas business.
Main Tourist Attractions:
Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Valley National Park
Xishuangbanna is the only habitat for Asian elephants in China. There are over 150 wild elephants living in this area, and most of them live in the Wild Elephant Valley National Park, which is located 36 kilometers away from Jinghong City of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture to the north, and on the western side of No.213 National Highway. Covering an area of 369 hectares, the scenic area features "Asian elephants, nationalities in mountainous regions, and tropical rainforest culture". Since Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Valley National Park is located in Mengyang National Nature Reserve and "UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve", it boasts exceptionally rich natural resources, including tropical rainforest, South Asian tropical evergreen broad-leaf forest, as well as rare animals and plants. The park is a "National Science Popularization Educational Base", and is simultaneously a cooperative project of Management Bureau of Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve and WWF, a research base for studying on Asian elephants and the breading of Xishuangbanna wild butterflies, as well as a breeding base of Asian elephants species in China.
Xishuangbanna Primitive Forest Park
Founded on the basis of tropical ravine rainforest covering an area of 1,600 hectares, Xishuangbanna Primitive Forest Park is located next to the No.213 (Kunming-Daluo) National Highway, eight kilometers away from Jinghong City to the north. Featuring "tropical ravine rainforest", "homeland of peacocks" and "Aini culture of Hani nationality", the park boasts a well-preserved tropical ravine rainforest in the south of the Tropic of Cancer. Throughout the journey, tourists can enjoy the sight of fantastic landscapes including tuberous roots, flowers blossoming on old stems and ancient vines. Since there are over 3,000 peacocks inhabiting in the rainforest here, you can enjoy a spectacular sight when hundreds of peacocks are flying synchronously.
Built in the first year during the rein of Emperor Kaicheng of Nanzhao Kingdom (A.D. 836), the Chongsheng Temple boasts magnificent architectural complex, which is a symbol of Dali ancient culture. Over the past 1,000 years, Chongsheng Temple has suffered from a series of strong earthquakes, destruction caused by wars, and only the three pagodas survived. Since the year 2002, Chongsheng Temple had been under renovation on a large scale. After renovation, the architectural complex looks well-proportioned, resplendent and magnificent with a combination of all the quintessence of Dali's architectural features in Dynasties of Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing. Linking with the Three Pagodas Park as a whole, it becomes the "The Chongsheng Temple and the Three Pagodas Culture Tourist Area", with an area of about 1,000 mu. Besides the full-bodied Buddhism culture, it also gives full expression to Dali's rich and time-honored culture. Being a large-scale and first-class culture tourist area integrating historic culture and Buddhism culture with tourist landscapes, it has simultaneously become a 5A-level scenic area in China.
Cangshan Mountain straddles Dali City, Yangbi County and Eryuan County. It measures 50 km from south to north and 24 km from east to west. The highest elevation in Cangshan Mountain is 4122m and the lowest elevation is 1600m and the relative height difference of it reaches 2500m. Cangshan Mountain is a masterpiece created by a collision between the Asia-Europe Plate and the Indian Plate. It is honored as “a sealed book of natural geology” that has been written for over 2 billion years by nature. “Tali Glaciation” and “marble” are named after it. Moreover it is also a museum of metamorphic rocks and one of the places with richest biodiversities in China. In September 2014, Cangshan Mountain, a mountain located in Dali, was crowned as “World Geological Park”. With a total area of 519.9 km2, the park consists of seven scenic spots including Jade Belt Road, Ximatan, Butterfly Spring and Stone Gate Pass. There are many historical and cultural heritages, abundant biodiversities, various special geological relics and valuable remains which are of great significance for geological correlation based on large regions. Cangshan Ropeway was invested and built by Yunnan Provincial tourism investment Co., Ltd. With a length of 5,555m and a vertical height of 1648m, it is the highest, longest and steepest ropeway with most advanced equipment in China. With natural landscapes, springs on high mountains, different plants growing in four seasons, Jizu Mountain and Yulong Snow Mountain, the ropeway gives a complete picture of Cangshan Mountain Geopark.
Jizu Mountain Scenic Area in Dali
As one of the five mountains of Buddhism in China, Jizu Mountain is a sacred place of Buddhism and famous in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Based on showing Buddhist culture and ecological landscapes, it is a multifunctional scenic spot which combines Buddhist pilgrimage, Buddhist study, sightseeing tourism and scientific popularization and investigation. The tourism resources of Jizu Mountain have three characteristics. First, they have strong Buddhist characteristics. Buddhism at Jizu Mountain was founded by Mahakasyapa, a foremost disciple of Sakyamumi, and flourished in Ming and Qing dynasties. In its heyday, the Buddhism at Jizu Mountain had a grand scale with more than 3,000 monks and nuns and 36 temples and 72 nunneries centered on Zhusheng Temple. Second, they have great historical and cultural characteristics. In the process of Jizu Mountain’s development, the scholars of different dynasties, for example, Mi Fei, Dong Qichang, Wu Weiye, Li Zhi, Xu Xiake, Sun Yat-Sen, Liang Qichao, Xu Beihong, Zhao Puchu, etc. visited Jizu Mountain and wrote poems, articles and inscriptions or drew pictures to describe the scenery here. Third, the natural landscapes of Jizu Mountain have the characteristics of grandness, elegance, quietness, wonderfulness and rareness. Jizu Mountain covers an area of 2,822 hectares with a highest elevation of 3,248m and a relative height difference of 1,486m, which soars to the skies and stands on the south. Jizu Mountain has been one of the tourist destinations that domestic and overseas visitors yearn for.