Dehong attractions are well known for amazing tropical rain forest, colorful ethnic culture and border culture. Travelers can enjoy the leisure life in the ethnic villages, such as Hansha Village, appreciating the folk song and dance of local people. There are also natural tropical scenic spots like Ruili River and Moli Tropical Rainforest . Moreover, local Buddhist architectures can show you the beliefs of local people, such as the Yunyan Stupa and Menghuan Golden Pagoda. The followings are attractions in Dehong listed for your choice of Dehong tours.
Top Attractions in Dehong
When you travel to Dehong prefecture, it is highly recommended to pay a visit to the famous One Tree Forest, Moli Tropical Rainforest, Ruili River and Moli Waterfall, you will feast your eyes on the charming and pleasant scenery. Ethnic culture exploration to ethnic villages (Dadenghan Dai Village ), religion culture tour to local temples and frontier culture experience to the border port or border towns are also the hot tours in Dehong.
- Mangling One Tree Forest
- Tongbiguan King Banyan Tree
- Jiegao Jade Town in Ruili City
- Moli Tropical Rainforest
- A Village in Two Countries
- Ruili Tourist Jewelry Street
- Mangshi Jewelry Town
- Bianzhai Hansha Scenic Area
- Mengba Naxi Rare Park
- Ruili River
- Moli Waterfall
- Jiegao Border
Buddhist Temples and Pagodas in Dehong
Dai people in Dehong believe in Theravada Buddhism, and almost every Dai village has its own small temple, with some large and popular ones in designated places. The temples and pagodas were built and decorated in unique style. The Dai people exercise the religion sacrifices and activities in the temples and pagodas. If you want to know about the Theravada Buddhism and the architecture art of Dai temples and pagodas, you shouldn’t miss the temples in Dehong, particularly the famous ones such as Yunyan Stupa , Jiele Great Golden Pagoda, Menghuan Golden Pagoda. Our Buddhism culture tour will also guide you to have a site watch of the Tree-Wrapped Pagoda and Pagoda-Wrapped Tree.
- Yunyan Stupa
- Bodhi Temple
- Huangge Temple
- Wuyun Temple
- Guanyin Temple
- Hansa Zangfang Temple
- Leizangxiang Temple
- Jinghan Yutu Pagoda
- Fengping Buddhist Pagoda
- Jiele Great Golden Pagoda
- Menghuan Golden Pagoda
- Menghuan Silver Pagoda
- Buddha Wrapped Banyan Tree
- Tree-Wrapped Pagoda and Pagoda-Wrapped Tree
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Best Places for Bird-Watching in Dehong
According to statistics, Dehong has more than 680 bird species, while 650 species inhabit in Yingjiang County, making it the No.1 county in China which has the best bird resources. Among all bird watching routes in Yingjiang county, Yingjiang Hornbill Valley is the most unique and fantastic one. It has a good reputation as "China Horbill Valley". It attracts many bird watchers at home and abroad and is truly the most famous bird watching resort in China.
Ethnic Towns in Dehong
Dehong prefecture is one of the 8 ethnic autonomous prefectures in Yunnan Province. Besides the Han nationality, there are more than 30 ethnic groups living in Dehong, mainly including the Dai, Jingpo, Lisu, Achang and Deang ethnic groups. It is the main habitation of Jingpo, De 'ang and Achang ethnic minorities. For your Ethnic Culture Tours in Dehong, the following ethnic towns are recommended.
- Santaishan Deang Ethnic Town
- Husa Achang Ethnic Town
- Jiubao Achang Ethnic Town
- Nangsong Achang Ethnic Town
- Sudian Lisu Ethnic Town
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Ancient Towns in Dehong
Mangyun Ancient Town in Yingjiang County and Mengmao Ancient Town in Ruili City are the major ancient towns in Dehong at present. Mangyun Ancient Town is a small town on the old Southern Silk Road and gained the reputation of "Small Shanghai" for its once booming economy, while Mengmao Ancient Town is a newly built modern tourism project that combines Dai traditional culture with modern commercial elements and integrates tourism, shopping, entertainment, leisure and business.
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Traditional Ethnic Villages in Dehong
The traditional ethnic villages usually have the well-preserved ethnic traditions, so they can be best choice for your Culture Tours in Dehong. Traveling to the traditional ethnic villages, you can explore the most authentic ethnic traditions which can't be seen anywhere else. Dadenghan Dai Village is one of the best recommendations.
- Dadenghan Dai Village in Ruili City
- Mangbing Village of Zhefang Town
- Zhemao Village of Zhefang Town
- Chu Donggua Village of Santaishan Town
- Mangxiang Village of Xuangang Town
- Paqian Village of Zhanxi Town
- Xiaotang Village of Zhina Town
- Hansha Village of Mengmao Town
- Mangbie Village of Xincheng Town
- Xiamengpi Village of Sudian Town
- Laying Village in Longchuan County
- Mangyun Village of Taiqing Town
- Dazhai Village of Jiucheng Town
- Songke Village of Tongbiguan Town
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Cultural, Historical & Monumental Sites in Dehong
The listed cultural, historical and monumental sites are also places should be visited if you want to have an indepth culture tour in Dehong. You will know more about the hisory of Dehong, development of the ethnic groups and famous people in Dehong.
- Wanding Museum in Ruili City
- Wanding Bridge
- Mangshi Square
- Deang Ethnic Museum
- Tomb of Dao Anren
- Ruilijiang River Square
- NO. 71 Boundary Marker
- Nandian Xuanfu Chieftain Office
- Monument of Margary Affair
- The Mother of Rubber Tree
- Former Residence of Dao Anren
- The Site of Wanxiangcheng Town
- Cultural Palace of Nationalities in Mangshi
- Historical Mural Gallery of Dai Ethnic Minority
- West Yunnan Anti-Japanese War Monument
- Wanding Sino-Burmese Friendship Memorial Hall
- Nanyang Overseas Chinese Jigong Anti-Japanese Monument
- The Site of Loiwing Central Aircraft Manufacturing Company
Parks & Gardens in Dehong
Yingjiang National Wetland Park , Ruili Botanical Garden and Wanding National Forest Park will feast your eayes on the beautiful and charming rain tropical scenery, while Mengba Naxi Rare Park and Yunnan Jingpo Ethnic Park present you the best records among all parks of China and Jingpo ethnic culture in Dehong.
- Mengba Naxi Rare Park
- Yingjiang National Wetland Park
- Moli Tropical Rainforest
- Ruili Botanical Garden
- Wanding National Forest Park
- Yunnan Jingpo Ethnic Park
Lakes and Ponds in Dehong
Among the lakes in Dehong, the Peacock Lake is the most worth visiting one. It is named after the fact that it is a historical habitat for green peacocks and the shape of the lake looks like a peacock displaying its fanned tail.
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Rivers in Dehong
Ruilijiang River, 53-kilometer long and 200-meter wide, is a main river in western Yunnan Province. Ruili River has been listed as one of the state-level resorts characterized by the picturesque scenery and peaceful atmosphere. Ruilijiang River plays an important role in connection of Burma and Yunnan Province, which feeds more than then thousand of people. Floating along Ruilijiang River, you can experience the unique beauty of Ruilijiang River.
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Waterfalls in Dehong
Moli Waterfall ,also known as Zhaduo Waterfall, is becoming a hot tourist attraction in Dehong together with the Moli Tropical Rainforest . The clear spring water pours down from the steep cliff of 60 meters high, forming a scene of “stacked water like cotton, without the use of bows and flowers to scatter.” It looks like a huge white silk fluttering in the air, and dancing clouds between the peak cliffs.
Main Wharves in Dehong
Dehong Prefecture has 2 national ports (Wanding Port and Ruili Port) and 2 provincial ports (Zhangfeng Port in Longchuan County and Xiaopingyuan Port in Yingjiang County). The Port in Dehong is not only the main port for China's trade with Myanmar, but also an important port leading to Southeast Asia and South Asia. We have Dehong border tours to Myanmar and Yunnan border tours including Dehong, if you are interested in frontier culture tour, please contact us, our consultant will customize the tour routes for you.
Other Attractions in Dehong
- Mangshi Mosque
- Mosques in Dehong
- Dehong Tea Plantations
- Tongbiguan Nature Reserve
- Dihai Hot Spring in Ruili City
- Huangcaoba Pasture
- Heihe Laopo Nature Reserve
- Mangbang Yaochi Hot Spring
- Jiedonglai King of Banyan Tree
- Shazipo Peach Blossom Mountain
- Ruili Sino-Myanmar Friendship Street
- Baoshan Attractions
- Chuxiong Attractions
- Kunming Attractions
- Xishuangbanna Attractions
- Diqing Attractions
- Honghe Attractions
- Lijiang Attractions
- Lincang Attractions
- Nujiang Attractions
- Pu'er Attractions
- Qujing Attractions
- Wenshan Attractions
- Dali Attractions
- Yuxi Attractions
- Sanxian Cave
- Zhaotong Attractions