The Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village in Maguan County, Wenshan
The Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village大吉厂云海, located in Dajichang Village大吉厂村 of Miechang Township篾厂乡, 30 kilometers from the west of Maguan county马关县, is about 2,000 meters above sea level. Put yourself in the cloud sea, the cloud is overlapped, it seems that you are flying in the sky. In particular, the sunrise and sunset are breathtaking and interesting.
Chinese Name: 马关县篾厂乡大吉厂云海
English Name: The Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village in Maguan County, Wenshan
Type: The Cloud Sea
Best Time: Spring and Winter
Recommended Visiting Hours: 1 day
Opening Hours: All day
Address: Dajichang Village, Miechang Township, Maguan County, Wenshan文山马关县篾厂乡大吉厂村
Why is the Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village So Special?
The cloud sea of Dajichang village大吉厂云海 is one of the top 10 scenic wonders in Wenshan prefecture. The Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village, located in Dajichang Village of Miechang Township篾厂乡大吉厂村, 30 kilometers from the west of Maguan county, is in mountain area with highest altitude of 2120 meters and lowest altitude of 425 meters. The climate type is low latitude subtropical mountain monsoon climate, annual average temperature of 17 ℃, annual rainfall of 1400 mm, with the characteristic of three-dimensional climate. The special climate and the complex geological landform have created the spectacular “cloud sea”. In winter, the cloud sea can be seen everywhere. Among them, the best-known one is the cloud sea of Dajichang Village.
Best Time to Visit
Every year, winter and spring are the most common seasons of the cloud sea. After rain the sky looks blue, the cloud sea is also easier to appear. No matter the cloud sea in the morning or in the evening, the scenery is magnificent and grand. Driven by the wind, the cloud sea is surging. The highway from Wenshan to Hekou runs through the cloud sea, it has the advantage of viewing the cloud sea all day. In the whole winter, there are cloud seas every day.
Laojun Mountain Nature Reserve in Maguan County马关县老君山自然保护区
Laojun Mountain Nature Reserve is located at the junction of Maguan County马关县 and Malipo County麻栗坡县, Yunnan Province, with a total area of 344,400 mu. It is a nature reserve with comprehensive ecosystem types, forest ecosystem types and wildlife types.
How to Get There
There are long-distance bus from Kunming to Maguan County马关县 directly. Then it takes about 1.5 hours from Maguan Bus Terminal to the Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village大吉厂云海 by Taxi or Chartered bus. You can also take regular bus from Maguan Bus Terminal to Miechang Township篾厂乡, then take the chartered bus to the Cloud Sea of Dajichang Village.
Kunming East Bus Station-Maguan Bus Terminal
Departure Time: 10:00, 12:00, 19:30
Price: 149 CNY
Distance: 376 kilometers
Consume Time: 5-6 hours
Maguan Bus Terminal-Miechang Township
Departure Time: 13:30, 14:10
Price: 16 CNY
Distance: 78 kilometers
Consume Time: About 2 hours
Tip: The departure time and price here are just for reference, the specific situations are subject to the bus terminal.
Accommodation in Maguan County
You’s better to stay overnight in Maguan County since the accommodation conditions in Maguan County is relatively good.
1. Runyuan Hotel马关润源大酒店
Address: No.194, Wenhua Road, Maguan County, Wenshan文山自治州马关县文化路194号
Starting Price: 204 CNY
2. Sihaiyijia Hotel马关云南四海一家连锁酒店
Address: No.46, Juncheng Road, Maguan County, Wenshan文山马关县骏城路46号
Starting Price: 214 CNY
3. Hualian Hotel文山马关华联酒店
Address: Anping Square, Maguan County, Wenshan文山马关县安平广场旁
Starting Price: 254 CN
Useful Travel Tips
1. If you view the cloud sea on the mountain, please pay attention to the safety while climbing.
2. The temperature difference in mountain area is large, especially in spring and winter, please bring coats to keep warm and prevent a cold.
3. the morning cloud sea, evening cloud sea, sunrise and sunset are extremely wonderful there.