The Province of Yunnan seemingly overflows with ethnic diversity, different peoples; dressing in distinct costume and following their own customs inhabit villages just a few kilometers apart.
Yuanyang Rice Terrace has been developed for over 1300 years that covers nearly 17,000 hectares. It reaches as high as 2002m altitude, almost the upper limit for crops.
Its steep terrain can reaching up to 75 degree slop and spreading over 3000 terraces. From December to April, fog lingerring in the valleys, high altitude cloud to hover above the fields in the west to reflect the sunset’s colors onto the wet paddie; creating perfect landscape for photographers under the ever-changing light.