Thanks to its tropical border location, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture (Banna for short) has become a popular tourist destination, known for its wonderful tropical rainforest life and ethnic folk customs.
Scroll down to find maps of Xishuangbanna's location in China and in Yunnan Province, and a map of Xishuangbanna’s tourist attractions.
Xishuangbanna's Location on a China Map
Xishuangbanna is a prefecture-level area in south China, bordering both Laos and Myanmar.
Flights connect Xishuangbanna with about 46 domestic cities, including Beijing and Shanghai in around 4 hours and Southeast Asia cities in Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia.
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Xishuangbanna's Location on a Yunnan Map
Xishuangbanna Prefecture lies in the southern tip of Yunnan Province with Jinghong as its city seat of government. This map shows the locations of Yunnan's main prefecture-level cities.
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Xishuangbanna Area Tourist Attractions Maps
Xishuangbanna covers an area of 20,000 sq km (8,000 sq mi). This map shows the main attractions of Xishuangbanna. See more on Xishuangbanna tourist attractions>>>
Xishuangbanna is the only place in China where you can watch wild elephants in a safe and close way, and it has the best tropical rainforest in China.
Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Valley Map
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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden Valley Map
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden is temporarily closed now because of COVID-19 [June 2021].
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Touring Xishuangbanna with China Highlights
Our 6-Day Xishuangbanna Tour covers the highlights in a well-planned way, as well as offering excellent local experiences in Banna and neighboring Pu’er:
- Be a local in an authentic Dai village.
- Feel the magic of tropical plants.
- Pick your own tea leaves for making China's famous Pu'er tea.
- Experience staying in a "Tree House" in an animal kingdom
Contact our Xishuangbanna experts if you wish to explore Xishuangbanna in a flexible and customized way.