4 Days Xishuangbanna Tropical Forest Tour

Xishuangbanna, a minority autonomous province under the jurisdiction of Yunnan Province, belongs to the tropical humid zone south of the Tropic of Cancer, which has the only tropical rainforest nature reserve in China. During this tour, we will explore the tropical Forest and also explore the folk customs of local people.


  • Enjoy the breathtaking tropical scenery in Xihuangbanna.
  • Explore the folk customs of local people.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Xishuangbanna Arrival
  • Day 2: Xishuangbanna
  • Day 3: Xishuangbanna
  • Day 4: Xishuangbanna Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Xishuangbanna Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Xishuangbanna

Arrive at Xishuangbanna and transfer to hotel in Jinghong city.

Day 2 Xishuangbanna

Sightseeing and Activities: Banna Wild Elephant Valley, Jinuo Ethnic Village
Accommodation: Xishuangbanna
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Valley Nature Reserve

After breakfast, drive to visit Banna Wild Elephant Valley, the only habitat for Asian Elephants, which is also the paradise for monkeys, wild buffalos, slowworm, etc. If lucky, you can watch the tamed elephants making a bow, greeting, dancing, playing, etc.

Then proceed to Jinuo Ethnic Village. The Jinuo people possibly descended from the Qiang. Enjoy the performance held by the local villagers if time is right.

At night, visit the Jiangbian Night Market and taste some local snacks on your own.

Day 3 Xishuangbanna

Sightseeing and Activities: Tropical Plants Garden, Dai Minority Park
Accommodation: Xishuangbanna
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, drive about 64 kilometers to Tropical Plants Garden, the largest tropical garden in China with more than 13,000 species of tropical plants. Enjoy the natural oxygen and tropical plants here.

In the afternoon, transfer to Dai Minority Park, which contains five Dai villages. Pay visits to these five Dai villages – Manjiang, Manchunman, Manting, Manzha and Manga.

After the tour, drive back to your hotel at Jinghong downtown area.

Day 4 Xishuangbanna Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Mengle Great Buddhist Monastery, Manting Park
Accommodation: Xishuangbanna
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, visit Mengle Great Buddhist Monastery, the largest Theravada Buddhist Temple in China. Built on the royal temple of Dai Ethnic Minority, it was constructed by a king in honor of his queen. Standing on the square of Wanfo Pagoda and have a panoramic view of Jinghong city.

Then proceed to Manting Park, the oldest park in Jinghong city with a history of more than 1300 years. Stroll in the park and marvel at the breathtaking tropical scenery and Dai folk culture. Visit the statue of Premier Zhou and several Dai villages.

After the tour, escorted to the airport for your departure flight. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.