Local Culture and Sights
Vast tropical rainforests, the Tropical Botanical Garden which is known as the Microcosm of the Plant Kingdom, the Wild Elephant Valley, the Jinuo Village, the world-class rare tropical rainforests symbol Wangtianshu, the tallest tree canopy corridor in the world, the unsophisticated folk customs, all of above are what you can't miss in Xishuangbanna.
With a history of more than 1,300 years, Manting Park becomes a national 4A-level tourist scenic spot, whose predecessor is the King of Dai’s Garden. The park is divided into Premier Zhou Enlai's commemorative bronze statue area, ethnic culture square, peacock garden, release lake, Buddhist cultural area, plant memorial area, Dai cultural tea garden and ethnic song and dance performance area.
Xishuangbanna Primeval Forest Park
The national 4A-level tourist scenic spot, with the theme of the best-preserved tropical rainforest on the tropic of cancer, the peacock culture, the culture of Aini nation and the comprehensive ethnic culture, combines the natural scenery of the unique primeval rainforests with fascinating ethnic customs.
Jinuo Village is the only protected area in the country that displays Jinuo's traditional culture in the most comprehensive and concentrated way. Based on the natural villages, it shows the rich ethnic history and culture, the mysterious primitive religious culture, the unsophisticated way of producing and living, the unique folk costume culture and the beautiful natural scenery.
Wild Elephant Valley
Wild Elephant Valley is a national 4A-level tourist scenic spot, which is the only paradise in China that can safely watch wild Asian elephants. Wild Elephant Valley has Asian elephant species breeding center, Asian elephant ecological observation areas, wild animal viewing areas, folk culture display areas, bird park, butterfly park, etc.
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences is a national 4A-level tourist scenic spot, which is located in Mengla County, Yunnan Province. It is an independent scientific research institution, integrating scientific research, species preservation and popular science tourism. The park covers an area of 1066 hectare and collects more than 13,000 plants in the tropical regions, which makes it the world's most preserved botanical garden and the base for the preservation and research of tropical plant germplasm resources in China.
Wangtianshu Scenic Spot
With parashorea cathayensis, in Chinese it called Wangtianshu, as the symbol of the tropical rain forest, it has a large world-class rare tropical rain forests here. It is the first national 4A level scenic spot that allows you to explore the tropical forests from the water to the land and the air, with the world's highest tree canopy corridor, the first tropical rainforest digital scenic spot in China, original ecological natural village national cultural corridor, tropical rain forest water sightseeing corridor, etc. It is also an international first-class scenic spot combining sightseeing, folk customs with leisure.