It is locate in the southwestern part of KUNMING, 2600 ft. above sea level, a remote area. Because of its lack of infrastructure, transportation problem, inadequate lodging facilities, ordinry travel agency would not think of going there. Even the people living theer are not so aware or familiar with its existing beauty. But for those who have seen the pictures of the red land, no one can resist being attracted to its beautiful scenery. Just like a painting of great magnificent landscape.
Because the soil contains such components as oxidized Iron, etc kind of metallic minerals. after a long period of oxidation, gradually added and mixed in the soil that produced this extra-ordinary reddish brown soil.
Crops on the Red Lans such as: Potatoes, oats, corn, oil flower. Different vegetables are arranged on Different colorso that when we see it from far, it seems like god has painted them on cloth, full of goregeous color. Each Family was distributed with different size and shape of land, Each has its owen prefrence kinds of crops. that caused and produced this breautiful pieces of colors. During harvest time, the soil is shoveled up and makes this unusually red color.
In September, white color oil flowers are in bloom on the whole mountain. It is a pity, they covered up the beautiful red color. The best time for sightseeing tour is middle of November.
Here in this place, Mountains and hills, every inch of land are cultivated and planted to the maximum by the inhabitants, cosequently cauding unwanted damage to the place.
Different seasons, different time, different sunlight, produce different kinds of colors.
Sunset is very beautiful but it is almost dark. the most dazzling color is before the sun sets. Rare opportunity to see the burning clouds.
Clear Sky with the rainbow
This hollowed place is the most distinct part of the land. later, in order to promote tourism it was named Lexiaguo (meaning – the place where beautiful colors set)