.Xichang is the city for Yi ethnic, Tibetan, Hui and Chinese. It is located on 1500 altitude of Anninghe river plain on Plateau of southwest Sichua. It boasts with plateau scenery like Tibet plateau. Luojishan Park is one of most beautiful park in Xichang.
The Yi is the strongest group here. The Yi people keep slave society until 1956. The brilliant Yi costume can be seen in vallages around city. The Yi ethnic culture museum is a highlight of the city. Every July in lunar Calendar the city celebrate Yi ethnicTouch festival.
The old city of the Xichang was also good kept. So a exploring of traditional is a nice choice.
The city is built by a lake, called Qionghai. It is very pretty and delightful countryside view around the Qionghai Lake. Walking or cycling in the field by lake, we have change to slow down our pace to focusing on the people and buffalos working in cornfields.
Of course the food is also an important part of tour, the BBQ with beer is very popular in the city. From 21o’clock to 3 o’clock it never stop.