Top things to do

Yunnan in Téngchōng

Héfēngyuán Cāntīng

Eat outside in a large, pleasant courtyard at this busy place. Try the local cured ham, huǒtuǐ (火腿), a Téngchōng speciality, or choose from the wide range of fish, meat and veggies on display. No English spoken, but…
Waterfall in Téngchōng

Diéshuǐ Waterfall

In the western suburbs of town, beside the Xiānlè Temple, this is a good place for a picnic. The area makes a nice destination for a bike ride and you could easily combine it with a trip to Héshùn (和顺), a picturesqu…
Park in Téngchōng

Láifēng Shān National Forest Park

On the western edge of town, walk through lush pine forests of this park to Láifēng Temple or make the sweaty hike up to the summit, where a pagoda offers fine views.
Cafe in Héshùn

Lánnà Cafe

Chilled-out spot for a decent coffee. It also does OK breakfasts, as well as pasta, pizza and sandwiches.
Market in Téngchōng

Large Produce Market

The larger of the two produce markets in the centre of town.
Market in Téngchōng

Small Produce Market

Local market that's always busy in the mornings.
Market in Téngchōng

Jade Market

Market dedicated to the booming jade trade.
Mountain in Téngchōng County

Yúnfēng Shān

A Taoist mountain dotted with 17th-century temples and monastic retreats, Yúnfēng Shān is 47km north of Téngchōng. It’s possible to take a cable car, close to the top from where it’s a 20-minute walk to Dàxióng Bǎod…
Buddhist Temple in Téngchōng

Láifēng Temple

Buddhist temple surrounded by lush pine forest.
Buddhist Temple in Téngchōng

Xiānle Tèmple

Buddhist temple in the west of town.