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About Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna is a famous tourism location in Yunnan, known for its magical rainforest landscape and unique ethnic customs. Xishuangbanna is the home of the Dai people. Because it is close to Buddhist countries like Thailand and Myanmar, the Dai people are generally devoted Buddhist believers. Xishuangbanna is dotted with Southeast Asian Buddhist temples and pagodas. It is also a kingdom for natural life, with a wide variety of animal and plant resources, many of which are rare and endangered species. Every year in April, the Dai celebrate their version of Songkran (or Water Splashing Festival). This is an experience unlike any other and attracts visitors from all over the world to join in and experience the fun.

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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Botanical Garden
The Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is located in Yilun Town, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna. The park is divided into two parts: the eastern area and the western area. The West District is the main attraction. It includes more than 20 specialized botanic gardens. The “Exotic Flower Garden" is the most popular among tourists. Eastern District is a large area of ​​old-growth tropical rain forest. Most areas are paved with viewing trails, suitable for travelers who enjoy hiking.
Manting Park
4,477 Reviews
Parent-child tour
City Park
Located in the southeast of Jinghong City in Yunnan Province, Manting Park is a natural village-style park and a well-established urban park in Xishuangbanna. Travelers can visit the vines area, check out plants and gardens in the peacock garden, visit exquisite Dai and Thai-style buildings, and watch ethnic musical performances in the evening.
Wild elephant valley
2,571 Reviews
Parent-child tour
National Park
Nature Reserve
Located in Jinghong, Yunnan Province, Wild Elephant Valley is a place frequented by wild Asian elephants, hence the name. A footpath as long as 4,000m winds its way amid tropical forests inside, where roaming along, one may get an intimate feel of the rain forest. Rare tropical plants dot either side of the pathway. One may even spot tracks left behind by wild elephants.
Xishuangbanna Primeval Forest Park
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Xishuangbanna Primitive Forest Park is located in the east of Jinghong City, north of Yongjiang River and is a primeval forest. The means of transportation in the park is a tour bus. The main attraction is the Peacock Villa. When the trainers whistle, hundreds of peacocks will cross the sparkling lake, creating an awe-inspiring scene. The other two stations are the Ai'ni Village and the ethnic customs performing arts field. You can both watch the ethnic singing and dancing performances, and participate in the small Songkran Festival.

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Tianshan Xueling Spruce Forest: A Poetic Vision of Landscape Painting A great green wall built along the mountain, Tianshan Xueling Spruce Forest lies on the southern slope of Tianshan in Xinjiang Province, along the western portion of the Kunlun Mountains and Junggar Mountains. During the summer, Tianshan’s light green grasslands turn a dark green and the scattered houses and beautiful clouds complement one another as if in a landscape oil painting. As you take in the view, you’ll be able to feel a pleasant breeze caress your face and hear the pleasant sound of singing birds.
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Trip Moments

Xishuangbanna's exotic style architecture "There is a beautiful place", that is the land where "Peacock Princess" grows, "The phoenix bamboo under the moonlight", the collection of countless handed down love, one Where the fish and rice are fragrant, there is a lot of tenderness. Waving a long knife, dancing a bucket skirt, and dancing a joyous dance, the Lijiang River runs through the body and turns into a sleepless song. Picking the Pu'er arbor tea planted by the next ancestors, let the horse bells of the ancient tea-horse road go slowly with the time. This is the hometown of the peacock, tenderness Banna. In the west of Shuangbanna, the proverb is , meaning ideal and magical paradise, which is famous for its magical tropical rainforest natural landscape and ethnic customs. Also known as "Little Thailand" is also a really great place to film. Its enough for me to shoot for a long time. I will shoot the day and the night in the next two days. Sort it out. Let's take a look! If you have any questions, please ask me. I will answer them when I see them. The average temperature in is 16°C, while the average temperature is only 28°C. This temperature makes Xishuangbanna a place where there has never been snow, and it is also a place that is under the sun for a long time. Xishuangbanna only has a dry season and a rainy season in one year, so there is a saying that "there is no winter in winter, no rain in autumn". If you want to go to Thailand but are worried about the language, you may wish to go to Xishuangbanna~ This is a beautiful town where people don't want to go and leave for her. I think I will go again.
Posted: Sep 11, 2019