Yuanmou is a rural county in Central Yunnan. It is administratively part of Chuxiong Prefecture.
Buses are the quickest way to get here from Kunming and Chuxiong City. Most buses from Kunming depart from the Northwest Bus Station and take about 2 hours. Buses from Chuxiong City also take around 2 hours.
Yuanmou Central Bus Stationphone: +86 878 8211015address: 221 Longchuan Street (龙川街221号)Yuanmou County's main bus station. Buses to the Earth Forest depart from here.
Only slow trains are available. Trains depart four times a day from Kunming Railway Station. The journey time from there is between 3 and 4.5 hours. There are no direct trains from Chuxiong City.
Yuanmou Railway Stationaddress: Yuanxin Road, Nengyu Town (能禹镇元新路)
phone: +86 878 8310000 (Wumao Earth Forest), +86 878 8385000 (Langbapu Earth Forest)address: 1 Tulin Street, Wumao Township (物茂乡土林街1号)
phone: +86 878 6104259address: Fenghuang Avenue (凤凰大道)
Yuanmou Hotelphone: +86 878 8222333address: 1 Yuanchang Road (源昌路1号)Four-star hotel. Not to be confused with a similarly-named hotel on Shengli Street.