Jiuxiang (nine villages) Scenic Region is located in of Yiliang County 90 km away from Kunming.In Yunnan Province it is a well-equipped comprehensive scenic region which is famous for its caves, mountains, rivers, deep valleys, minority customs and cultures. It has a mild climate all the year round. Its temperature is similar to Kunming's and the average temperature throughout the year is 14.6°C. It was composed by 5 major scenic spots: Diehong Bridge, the Sanjiao Cave, the Dasha Dam, the Alulong and the Mingyue Lake. It was the largest cave group in Yunnan. It won a good reputation as the “the home of Caves” The whole journey is about four kilometers long and the time needed is three hours.