Nujiang Canyon, China's Latest Tourist
The Great Nujiang Canyon, in southwest China's Yunnan Province, has
become a new tourist hotspot in recent years, thanks to local
efforts to improve infrastructure and tourism facilities.
Some local tourism specialists believe that the Nujiang canyon
is more attractive than the United States' Grand Canyon.
(The Peoples Daily, August 14, 2002)
Yunnan Ecotourism Companies
Lashihai Xintuo Ecotourism Company
The Lashihai Xintuo Ecotourism Company was
created by The Nature Conservancy and Lijiang environmental and
tourism-related government agencies. It is locally owned and serves
tourists who would like to discover northwest Yunnan, particularly
the Naxi and Yi traditional local customs and the Lashihai Watershed.
The Northwest Yunnan Ecotourism Association was created to promote
the development and marketing of ecotourism around Lijiang and beyond.
By developing and promoting ecotourism in Northwest Yunnan, our goal is to
support environmental protection, preserve the area's diverse cultural
heritage and contribute to community development.
Khampa Caravan is an adventure travel company run by local Tibetans
that specializes in unique journeys to the Tibetan frontier.
Its entire process is designed to incorporate sustainability in an
River Expedition and Tourism Companies
La River Expeditions
Shangri La River Expeditions,
specializes in the exploration of rivers and mountains of greater Tibet.
Shangri La River Expeditions is a division of Earth Science Expeditions,
a non-profit, tax-exempt research organization.
NuJiang River Preservation Project
The NuJiang River Preservation Project is dedicated
to preservation of the NuJiang River (Salween) of China, its peoples and
species. White Pearl's NuJiang River Project of China provides
economic incentives through ecotourism to achieve effective
conservation at the ground level.
Earth River Expeditions organizes whitewater rafting trips to
some of the wildest and most remote places in the world including
Chile, Peru, China, Tibet and Canada's Yukon Territory.
Earth River Expeditions is also devoted to conservation and the
protection of the rivers and the regions that it explores and
in conjunction with the Earth River Fund, it promotes river
conservation throughout the world.