Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club
Basic Information about Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club
- Chinese Name: 西双版纳野象高尔夫球会
- English Name: Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club
- Location: Dadugang Township, Jinghong City
Covering an area of nearly 3000 mu, Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club, crossing the township of Jinghong City, surrounded on three sides by forests, and acres of tea accompanied by side. Designed by Scott Miller, it has 18 holes, 7039 yards in total length, and 72 standard poles. The club is 55 km from the state capital seat of Jinghong City, 60 kilometers away from Pu’er (Simao) city. It’s the first golf course in the tropical rainforest in China. Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club can be said to be the country’s first eco-course in the true sense. In addition to its unique natural environment, it maximizes the use of local materials and construction of various ecological style. The club is composed of dozens of wooden beam root buildings, service facilities, reception hall, business center, spa, shops, meeting rooms and restaurants.
Features of Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club
Xishuangbanna wild elephant golf club, whose architectural style features absorb Dai architecture, combines the concept of traditional folk customs with modern architecture. There are 18 international standard mountain courses, 18 single-layer playing positions and more than 10 real grass playing positions. The high-quality golf course, 18 Dai style villa rooms, nearly 500 mu ecological tea garden, coffee plantation and other comprehensive supporting facilities blend in the local rich ethnic customs and unique ecological landscape.
The design and construction of the golf course has its own characteristics. It makes full use of the rich diversity of nature and is carefully built according to the mountain topography to fully meet the aesthetic needs of tourist and guests. At the same time, the design of fairway and green also takes into account the competition needs of all kinds of golfers. In the Wild Elephant Golf Club, you can get the best leisure, vacation and health in the purest environment.
How to Get to Xishuangbanna Wild Elephant Golf Club
Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport is the second largest airport in Yunnan Province, next only to Kunming, 5 kilometers away from Jinghong City, linking Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Chongqing (direct flights have been opened), Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Tianjin and other major cities in China, as well as Hong Kong, Bangkok, New Delhi and other major Asian cities. It only takes about 45 minutes from Kunming to Jinghong, and 50 minutes from the airport to the club.
Kunming Bangkok Expressway passes through Xishuangbanna. It’s six hours’ drive from Kunming to Jinghong. The road from Kunming to Jinghong is 550 kilometers long. The road mileage from Kunming to the Club (exit of Dadugang Expressway) is 490 km.
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