Chinese Name: 景洪 English IPA: jǐng hóng Location: South of Yunnan Population (city): 520,000 Language: Dai Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Jinghong City is the provincial capital of Xishuangbanna, bordering Myanmar in the south. It is a small city on the Lancang River with lush tropical and subtropical scenery and a unique folk culture. As a central city of international regional cooperation area of China, Thailand, and Myanmar, Jinghong city boasts subtropical monsoon climate and high forest coverage rate.
Highlights of Jionghong:
▪ Minority Cultures: Jinghong is home to 13 ethnic groups including the Dai, the Hani, the Jinuo, and the Bulang.
▪ Dai Water Splashing Festival: the Dai New Year celebration, is celebrated every year in the 6th month of the Dai calendar.
▪ A multitude of spots: Jinghong is rich in nature and cultural resources such as enchanting tropical landscape, the scenery of Lancang Mekong River, Minority villages, Buddhist culture, etc.
Other Destinations in Jinghong
As a bright pearl on the southeastern border of China, Jinghong attracts tens of thousands of tourists both from home and abroad every year with its rich ethnic folklore, beautiful mythical tales, ancient Hinayana Buddhism and tropical scenery. Jinghong Attractions mainly are Xishuangbanna Primeval Forest Park, Manting Garden, Xishuangbanna Folk Custom Garden, Peacock Lake, Wild Elephant Valley, Xishuangbanna Tropical Flower Garden, etc. Also the scenery along the Mekong River and the ethnic villages in Jinghong are also worth to visit. [...]
Jinghong tour packages offer various Yunnan Jinghong tours in Xishuangbanna. Our prearranged Jinghong tour packages range from 1 day local trip to 46 days combined Yunnan trip and you can choose what kind of theme you like such as Jinghong tea culture tour, Jinghong ethnic culture tour, Jinghong tropical forest tour, Jinghong cycling tour or Jinghong festival tour. [...]
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Climate & When to Go
For its typical geography, Jinghong Climate contains elements of both a tropical wet and dry climate and a humid subtropical climate. Summer is long and there is virtually no "winter" as such; instead, there is a dry season (December thru March) and wet season (May thru October). Annual sunshine hours amount to between 1800 and 2300 and annual rainfall ranging from 1,100 to 1,700 millimetres (43 to 67 in). The coolest month is December and January, averaging 16.5 °C , [...]
Here we provide you Transportation Guide in Jinghong Xishuangbanna. Passengers can take flights to get to Xishuangbanna Airport (Xishuangbanna Jinghong Airport), which is the second largest airport in Yunnan Province. National Highways No.213 and No.214 join in Jinghong, and 85% of the town roads here are paved with asphalt. Meanwhile, the international express highway from Kunming to Bangkok also passes the area. Express highway system is well-developed in the city that can reach Burma and Thailand. The Lancang-Mekong River enjoying the fame [...]
Festivals and Activities
Jinghong is a place where multi-ethnic groups inhabit. The main minorities are Dai, Yao, Hui, Yi, Miao, Zhuang. Different nationalities create different culture. Therefore, there are diverse festivals in Jinghong. Jinghong Festivals: 1.The Water Splashing Festival(Dai Ethnic Minority) In Jinghong, the Water Sprinkle Festival, is an important festivity. This is the day when the Dai-minority celebrate New Year. It is the Dai people's ritual of bestowing blessings on others. The more water is splashed, the greater the blessings and happiness for the one getting wet. It takes place somewhere [...]
Jinghong Travel Tips will be helpful to plan your trip to here. For a better travel experience, it's necessary to read the information below. 1.Useful Numbers Phone Dialing Code: 0691 Postcode: 666100 Emergency Call Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Weather Forecast: 121 Tourist complaint: 2162177 Consumers' Complaint: 12315 Comprehensive Information: 12580 Airport information desk: 0691-2159130 Taxi complaint: 0691-2132173 2. Money Exchange Money exchange is offered in any one of the Bank of China in Jinghong. [...]
If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, Xishuangbanna Jinghong Maps provide you some useful maps like Jinghong City Map, Jinghong Attraction Map, Jinghong Transportation Map, Jinghong Location Map, Wild Elephant Valley Map, etc. [...]
As of end of 2014, there can be a few hundred hotels (large and small) in the city. There has been a hotel boom in the past few years including many nicely decorated new private hotels and also a few Home Inns in Jinghong. So Jinghong Accommodation provides many alternatives. Below are some Best Hotels in Jinghong for their good location and best valued price. 1. Empark Grand Hotel Xishuangbanna(世纪金源大酒店) Rating: 5 Star Add: Dashaba,Cangjiang New District, Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-2585888 2. Crowne Plaza [...]