Menglun Town

Menglun Town Overview

Chinese Name: 勐仑镇 English IPA: Meng Lun Location: South of Yunnan Population (city): 21000 Language: Dai Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Covering 355 square kilometers, Menglun is located in northwest of Mengla County, 60 kilometers far away from the downtown. Menglun is famous for the rain forest landscape, of which Tropical Botanical Garden is the most representative one. Tourists can not only appreciate mysterious tropical rain forest but also see wonderful rain forest of line stone. There are totally 14 nationalities inhabited in this town, mainly including Dai, Hani and Han nationality.

Highlights of Menglun

▪ Tropical Rain Forest: The must-see attraction in Menglun, especially Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, the largest botanical garden in China, subordinated to Chinese Academy of Sciences.

▪ Ethnic Culture: Ethnic culture in Menglun is mainly reflected in different ethnic customs and colorful folk songs and dances. Most of the local people are ethnic minorities.

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Menglun Town Attractions

Menglun is rich in natural resources, and what to see in Menglun Xishuangbanna is the tropical botanical garden of CAS which situated across the Luosuo River and spreading over 900 hectares. Besides, there are Lvshilin forest rainforest park, Cuipingfeng Tropical Forest Park, etc. [...]

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Menglun Town Tours

Most tourists come to Menglun for the Tropical Botanical Garden. Usually Menglun tours are combined with other destinations in Xishuangbanna such as Dai Villages and tea mountains. Cycling and self-driving tours are also favored by our clients. Choose what you like or contact our consultant to tailor-make your private Menglun Tour.  [...]

Climate & When to Go

Climate & When to Go, Menglun Town , China Climate & When to Go

Menglun climate is warm and temperate. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Menglun than in summer. This climate is considered to be Cwa according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. In Menglun, the average annual temperature is 23.1 °C. The rainfall here averages 1357 mm. CLIMOGRAPH // WEATHER BY MONTH MENGLUN The driest month is January. There is 20 mm of precipitation in January. With an average of 247 mm, the most precipitation [...]

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Transportation, Menglun Town , China Transportation

How to Get to Menglun? By Air The nearest airport is Xishuangbanna Gasa Airport located in Jinghong City and tourists can fly to Gasa airport and then transfer to Mengla County. Direct flights to Xishuangbanna from Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin as well as international flights to Bangkok and Chiang Mai of Thailand, Vientiane and Lang Prabang of Laos are available. There is no direct bus heading to Menglun town from the airport, so you'll need to take the bus or taxi to Jinghong Passenger Station and then [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Menglun is one of the towns in Xishuangbanna where many ethnic minorities live together. These ethnic minorities has created splendid ethnic culture and festivals. The main festivals in Menglun are The Water Splashing Festival, “Gatangpa” Festival, Yekuzha Festival, etc. Besides, the folk customs and activities are very colorful in Menglun. 1.The Water Splashing Festival In Xishuangbanna, 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. 2. “Gatangpa” Festival嘎汤帕节 “Gatangpa” Festival is held during lunar [...]

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Travel Tips

1.Useful Numbers • Fire: 119            • Police: 110            • Ambulance: 120 • Weather Forecast: 121 • Tourist complaint:  0691-8122291 • Xishuangbanna Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0691-2159129 2. Post Office • Mengla County Post Office(Menglun Town) Add: Menglun Town, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8715085 • Menglun Town Post Office(Mengxing Village) Add: Mengxing Village, Menglun Town, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8737093 3. Bank • Agricultural Bank of China(Menglun Branch) Add:  No. 31, New Street, Menglun Town Development Zone, Mengla county, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8123046 4. Hospital • Menglun Town Health Center Add: Menglun Town, Mengla county, Xishuangbanna • Mengxing Farm Hospital Add: near Mengxing Farm, Menglun Town, Mengla county, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-2220334 5. Language Most of people in Menglun are Dai people, [...]

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Useful Maps

If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, Xishuangbanna Menglun Maps provide you some useful maps like Menglun Town Map, Menglun Attraction Map, Menglun Transportation Map, Menglun Location Map, etc. [...]

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Menglun Town Accommodation

About Menglun Accommodation, most tourists will choose to stay in or around Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden for its convenience to visit this hot attraction. Also there are many cheap hotels located in Menglun town for your choice. 1.Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort(西双版纳安纳塔拉度假酒店) Rating: 5 Star Add: near Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden, Menglun Town, Xishaungbanna Tel: 0691-8936666 2. Royal Waterlily Hotel(西双版纳王莲酒店) Rating: 5 Star Add: Inside Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden, Menglun Town, Xishaungbanna Tel: 0691-8716088 3.Helen Hotel(海仑假日酒店) Rating: 3 Star Add: No.1, Renmin Road, Menglun Town, Xishaungbanna Tel: 0961-8839999 4. Octagon House Inn(勐腊八角楼客栈) Rating: 3 Star Add: 200 meters to the left of Xinda Bridge, Menglun [...]

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