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Xishuangbanna Attractions

Xishuangbanna is a great place for a close encounter with the Dai Minority, including learning about their customs, unique architectural style, food, costumes, and festivals. At most of Xishuangbanna's attractions, travelers can see various types of tropical plants, and may even come across an elephant in Wild Elephant Valley. If you intent to travel to Xishuangbanna, China Highlight can tailor-make a tour for you to this city based on your preferences.

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Manfeilong Pagodas

The Manfeilong Pagodas are one of the tourist attractions around Xishuangbanna in Southwest China's Yunnan Province. They are Buddhist Stupas that are said to have been built in the early 1200s AD. There..


Ganlan Basin is located downstream of Lancang River. Or, to be more precise, it is in Menghan Town which is 30 kilometers south-east of Jinghong City in Xishuangbanna. It is a small basin that has an area o..

Wild Elephant Valley

Features This is an elephant viewing resort in the Mengyang Nature Reserve. It is 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Jinghong. The Wild Elephant Valley measures about 900 acres. There are about 70 or 100 e..

Tropical Botanical Garden

Features This interesting place is a plant research station of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It was founded in 1959, and it currently has about 300 staff including dozens of PhDs. If you want to le..

Octagonal Pavilion

As one of the important relics of Xishuangbanna, the Jung Zhen Octagonal Pavilion is named after where it is located. The octagonal pavilion, called "Wo Su" in the Dai language, is where the senior Buddhist m..

Manting Park

This is a modern park that measures about 30 acres in Jinghong in Xishuangbanna. It has a large new Buddhist temple called Zongfo Si. There is a display of ethnic architecture, and people entertain themselves..

Daluo River and One Tree Forest

Da Luo River is located in the development area of the provincial port town of Da Luo, four kilometers from the town government, about 1 km from the 219-218 boundary marker between China and Myanmar, and 3 km..

Mange Buddhist

As a typical south-spreading Theravada Buddhist temple, Mange Temple is famous for its long history (built in 1477) and unique architectural style in Yunnan, and it’s one of the best-preserved Buddh..