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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful city , interesting , beautiful , inexpensive , friendly people , avoid October rainy rainy and National holiday everywhere packed and long long queues at all tourist destinations

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Xishuangbanna is a really nice place for families. You can enjoy the warm weather and sunshine even during the winter. It is really a wanderful place for we northerners. My daughter have never seen selva, so she became so exciting when she saw the tall...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank JarodFu
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I think those who have positive comments highlight the right things, but I don't feel this is a worthy place for a trip unless you already will be coming into the area. It is scenic, but the opportunities to hike around the beautiful areas without...More

Date of experience: February 2018
6  Thank Worlds_of_Wonder
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The city has developed into a very popular tourist destination of China. It is located at the Mekong river. Winter is warm and dry, so probably the best time to travel. Flight prices around Chinese spring festival are very high, so avoid this time of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Clemens R
Reviewed 31 December 2017

A beautiful natural area. While we were there they called the peacocks down to be fed. Scores of peacocks flew down from the trees surrounding the lake. It was a breathtaking sight. You can walk the trail (we did) if you are up for that;...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank sambruce
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My wife, her parents, and I took a few days in Xishuangbanna on our tour of Yunnan. Overall, I'd highly suggest coming here. The Thai Buddhist temple with the giant Buddha is a fun hike, and has a few good shots along the way. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
12  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Places in Xishuangbanna Scenic Area, of Yunnan Province that we went to include: 1. The Manzan minority village. This is the place where the Dai ethnic minority live. Their costumes have gradually become Chinese-style. Young people no longer wear the traditional national costumes. They are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
8  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Last month my husband and I decided to take a break from the city and decided to visit the highly recommended tropical Xishuangbanna. The capital of the prefecture, Jinghong, is a pleasant city with streets lined with trees. The pace of life here seems very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank TinaChina88
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

So much to see and taste. Many ethnic minorities contribute to a vibrant and rich life. There are temples, lots of puerh tea and ancient tea gardens, as well as wonderful places to stay.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank laundrylister
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you want to get in touch we nature, this is not the place, altough is a tropical city with beatiful public landscaping, very clean, in june is extremely hot, and to find some really autenthic spot you have to travel somewhere else, still is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank geraldine A A
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20 January 2016|
Response from Thanlisa | Reviewed this property |
You can contact local tour, because I buy the package tour from Bangkok to Chiangrai.. But some tour may go to Chiangrai and took the trip to Chiangkhong.
19 April 2015|
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Response from squash | Reviewed this property |
Greetings. I was there in February. Here are your answers. I would suggest staying across the Mekong river (shown on maps in Chinese as the "Langcan" River) from the main town. The town (which is called Jinghong, in... More