About Ninglang: The Ninglang Yi Autonomous County, known colloquially as Xiaoliangshan (“the Lesser Cool Mountains”), is located in northwest Yunnan Province where the high plain of northwest Yunnan meets Sichuan. The area contains rich natural resources and an outstanding environment, uniquely endowing it for tourism. The most famous local tourist site is the beautiful Lugu Lake. The unsurpassed beauty of the lake and mountain scenery and the mysterious indigenous Mosuo people attract tourists from China and abroad, who are anxious to explore its secrets. The county offers many additional natural and cultural sites such as the Yongning (“Eternal Peace”) Hot Springs, Qinglonghai (“Azure Dragon Sea”), and the Zhamei Temple.