Overview of Hostel
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The Upland hostel located in the downtown, It is the most popular praise for Backpackers in Kunming, very high cost performance hostel.
# Best location #
The hostel is located in the absolute center
As of June 2012 all flights to/from Kunming are from the new airport, Kunming Chang Shui Air Port.
From the airport (40km, 120 RMB by taxi)
By bus: take airport Bus #1 (?????) to the last stop: West INN (?????????????). It's 25 RMB and 45 minutes . Then take a taxi (less than 15RMB). Tell the taxi driver to take you to the back gate of Green Lake Hotel on Hua shan Xi Lu (???????????92????????). It's just across the street from Upland.
By subway:Take subway line No.6 at airport, change the subway to line No.3 at the east bus station???????, and get off at Wuyi road?????. Then walk up wuyi road for 260 meters, and take the bus No.95 at jingxing park??????station?get off at qingyun street????? station. After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, ????).
* Train station (4KM, 15RMB by taxi)
By bus: Take bus no. 2 from the Southern end/beginning of Beijing Lu (Kunming Huo Che Zhan/?????) to Wenmiao (Wen Miao/??). After exiting the bus, you have two choices. You can walk about 600 meters (see map) or catch another bus. To get the bus walk towards Zhengyi Lu (???) and Renmin Zhonglu (????). When you reach the intersection, turn left, where you will find the Zhengyi LuKou (????) bus stop. Take bus no. 1 to Qingyun Jie (???). After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, ????).
* Bus stations:
There are five bus stations in Kunming. The two biggest stations are the South Station (to Laotian border, Jinghong, Yuanyang ...) and the West Station (bus to Dali, Lijiang ...).
1.Kunming West Bus Station (?????????) (8 KM ,25 yuan through taxi)
Take bus no. 82 to YI SHU JU YUAN (????). walk to SHEN GONG AN TING (?????Transfer to bus no. 95 and get off at Qingyun Jie (???). After exiting the bus, walk back 100m the way you came from and turn left at the first stoplight (Damei Yuanxiang, ????).
2.The South Station(?????????) (25KM, 50RMB through taxi)
By subway (total time about 90 minutes): Take the subway to Chuan Xin Gu Lou Stop(?????), then you have two choices. First you can take the bus No95 for two stops to Qingyun Jie(????), then walk straight and turn left when you see Da Mei Yuan Xiang(????), you will see us shortly after. Second you can walk along Yuan Tong Street towards the bridge and turn left when you see Hua Shan Xi Road(????), and turn left again when you see Da Mei Yuan Xiang(????) and you will see us shortly after.
P.S. The buses in Kunming require exact change. Most buses are 1 RMB. Some are 2 RMB..
We are conveniently located within walking distance of the city center (10 minutes) and beautiful Green Lake Park (2 minutes), as well as other popular destinations (Yunnan University 10 min, Kunming Zoo 15 min, Yuantong Temple 12 min, Yunnan Provincial Museum 18 min, and the Bird and Flower Market 15 min). You will also have nearby access to public transit that can take you to the Golden Temple, the Ethnic Minority Village, the Western Hills, as well as to the train station and airport.
Conditions & Policy
Hostel policy for children: only children over 12 years old can stay in dormitory rooms, children younger than 12 years old can stay in private rooms with the company of parents