Menghai County Overview
Menghai County (勐海县) is a county under the jurisdiction of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China. Meng is as variation of Mueang. Menghai is the western county in the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Region. Menghai County is the home...
Chinese Name: 勐海县
English IPA: Menghai County
Location: Southwest of Yunnan
Population (city): 331850(2010)
Language: Mandarin & Minority Language
Menghai County (勐海县) is a county under the jurisdiction of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China. Meng is as variation of Mueang. Menghai is the western county in the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Region. Menghai County is the home to many great tea growing areas and is also the home of Menghai Tea Factory. Within Menghai County such famous tea mountains as Nan Nuo, Bu Lang, Meng Song, Pasha, Ba Da, Na Ka are located.
Highlights of Menghai County:
▪ Tea Culture: Menghai County is home to the famous Puer Tea and the earliest tea-producing land in China.
▪ Tropical Rain Forest: The sight of One Tree Forest can be seen everywhere. Especially a 900-year-old ancient banyan tree near the Manzhang village forms a spectacle in the tropical rain forest.
▪ Buddhist Culture: Bright and magnificent Buddhist sights are common to be seem in Menghai County, such as Jingzhen Octagonal Pavilion.
▪ Border Culture: Mengjinglai, renowned as the No. 1 village on the China-Myanmar border, is a typical traditional Dai village adjacent to Myanmar, and the villagers frequently intermingle and intermarry with the Shan people in Myanmar.
▪ Ethnic Culture: The Dai, Hani, Lahu and Bulang minorities in Menghai county have a long history and splendid culture, as well as strong folk custom.
Other Destinations in Menghai County
Menghai County Attractions
The main Menghai County attractions are Jingzhen Octagonal Pavilion, One Tree Forest, Manduan Temple, Manluanhui Mosque, etc. Of course the top ones are tea mountains such as Nannuo Tea Mountain, Bulang Ancient Tea Mountain, In addition, the ancient ethnic villages are also worth visiting. Find out what you prefer on our below list. [...]
Menghai County Tours
Menghai County is most famous for tea, therefore the Top Menghai County Tours are Tea culture tour such as 3 Days XishuangBanna Tea Culture Tour to Yiwu and Nannuo Tea Mountains. Besides, Menghai Ethnic Culture Tour and Menghai Buddhist Culture Tour are also the highlights of Menghai Tour. Menghai County is also a paradise for cycling and hiking. Browse the list below and you can also contact our consultant to tailor-make your own kind of Menghai County Tour. [...]
Climate & When to Go
Menghai County Climate is warm and temperate. Menghai is a city with a significant rainfall. Even in the driest month there is a lot of rain. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Cfa. The average annual temperature in Menghai is 20.0 °C. About 1479 mm of precipitation falls annually. CLIMATE GRAPH The driest month is January, with 15 mm of rain. Most of the precipitation here falls in August, averaging 304 mm. TEMPERATURE GRAPH May is the warmest month of the year. The temperature in May [...]
Menghai transportation system consists of provincial road, county road and village road. Long-distance bus is the main way for local people to travel around. There are also short-distance buses, taxi, and minibus in Menghai county. How to Get to Menghai County? By Plane The nearest airport is Xishuangbanna Gasa Airport located in Jinghong City and tourists can fly to Gasa airport and then transfer to Menghai County. Direct flights to Xishuangbanna from Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin as well as international flights to Bangkok and Chiang Mai of [...]
Festivals and Activities
The ethnic minorities such as Dai, Hani, Lahu and Bulang minorities in Menghai county have a long history and splendid culture with strong ethnic customs. The main Menghai County Festivals include Dai people's Water Splashing Festival, Hani's Gatangpa Festival, Lahu's Kuota Festival, Bulang's New Year, etc. 1.The Water Splashing Festival(Dai Ethnic Minority) In Menghai County, 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 [...]
1.Useful Numbers • Fire: 119 • Police: 110 • Ambulance: 120 • Weather Forecast: 121 • Tourist complaint: 0691-512014 • Xishuangbanna Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0691-2159129 2. Post Office There are more than ten post offices serving in the towns and townships of Menghai County. Here we just introduce part of them. • Menghai County Post Office Add: No.23, Xiangshan Road, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-5122866 • Menghai County Post Office(Daluo Town Branch) Add: Daluo Town, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-5566270 • Menghai County Post Office(Mengzhe Town Branch) Add: Liming Farm, Mengzhe Town, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-5512139 • Menghai County Post Office(Menghun Town Branch) Add: Menghun Town, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-5512129 • Menghai County Post Office(Mengman Town Branch) Add: Mengman [...]
If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, Xishuangbanna Menghai Maps provide you some useful maps like Menghai County Map, Menghai Attraction Map, Menghai Transportation Map, Menghai Location Map, etc. [...]
Menghai County Accommodation
With the development of economy and tourism in Xishuangbanna, the hotel industry in Menghai county has become more and more prosperous. We carefully selected the following Best Hotels in Menghai County for their good location and best valued price. 1. Jinlian Spa Resort(金链温泉度假村) Rating: 5 Star Add: Near Manxing Lake Reservoir, Xiangshan Community, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-3087777 2. Menghai Guowei Hotel(勐海国威大酒店) Rating: 5 Star Add: No.14, Middle Nanhai Road, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-3028888 3. Menghai Tea Art Hotel(勐海观茗悦客栈) Rating: 5 Star Add: Manzhen Village, Menghai Town, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna [...]
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