Mohan Overview

Chinese Name: 磨憨经济开发区 English IPA: Mohan Economy Development Zone Location: South of Yunnan Population (city): 18,500 Language: Ethnic Language, Mandarin Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Mohan is located in Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. It is a small border town situated in very south end of Yunnan province in China. If you are planning to go to Laos from China or vice versa, you’ll be passing through this small town, because the immigration (border control) is here.

Highlights of Mohan

Mohan Port: It is China’s only national land port to Laos and the most convenient land access to southeast Asia.

Border Culture: As a small border town, the border culture at Mohan is colorful and diverse. Recent years, there is China-Laos border cultural tourism festival.


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Mohan Attractions

There's not many things to see in Mohan except the Border Control. While it's near Wangtianshu Scenic Area which is a popular attraction in Xishuangbanna. [...]

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Mohan Tours

Mohan port is China’s only national land port to Laos and the most convenient land access to southeast Asia. Mohan tours are usually combined with the Southeast Asian countries especially Laos, such as the 22 Days China-Laos Cycling Tour from Kunming to Luang Prabang and Vientiane. More flexible private tours can be designed to suit your needs. [...]

Climate & When to Go

Mohan climate is warm and temperate. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Mohan than in summer. This location is classified as Cwa by Köppen and Geiger. The average annual temperature in Mohan is 21.2 °C. The rainfall here averages 1615 mm. CLIMOGRAPH // WEATHER BY MONTH MOHAN The driest month is January. There is 10 mm of precipitation in January. With an average of 355 mm, the most precipitation falls in August. AVERAGE [...]

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Currently, tourists can only take long-distance bus or fly to Xishuangbanna and then transfer to Mohan by bus. Long-distance bus is the main way getting to Mohan.  How to Get to Mohan? 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 [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Mohan is a place where multi-ethnic groups inhabit including Dai, Miao, Yao, Hani, etc. Different nationalities create different culture and festivals. Besides, as a border town, there are also some festivals in Mohan related to the border culture. 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 January 1st to January 4th.  It’s [...]

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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 •  Mohan China Post Office(International Port Branch) Add: No.114, Dongmeng Avenue, Mo Han Economy Development Zone, Mengla, Xishuangbanna Tel: 15752050185 3. Money Exchange This is a currency exchange spot called Mengla County Lianshe Currency Exchange Spot(勐腊县联社磨憨货币兑换点) which can provide the money exchange service including the currency of Laotian Kip, Thai baht and US dollar.  4. Hospital •  Mohan Health Center Add: No.652, Dongmeng Avenue, Mo Han Economy Development Zone, Mengla, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8811150 5. Language Most of people in Mohan [...]

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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 Mohan Maps provide you some useful maps like Mohan Attraction Map, Mohan Transportation Map, Mohan Location Map, etc.  [...]

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Mohan Accommodation

Mohan is a border town in the south of Mengla County, Yunnan, China, directly on the border of Laos and China. While traveling in Mohan, the accommodation is relatively poor, but with good price. Here we recommend some best hotels in Mohan for your reference. 1. Dai Yuan Inn(勐腊磨憨傣缘驿站) Add: Mo Han Economy Development Zone, Mengla, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8815577 2. Hong Yuan Hotel(勐腊泓远时代酒店) Add: No.6, Dongmeng Avenue, Mo Han Economy Development Zone, Mengla, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8879999 3. Kai Yue Hotel(勐腊凯悦酒店) Add: near Dongmeng Avenue, Mo Han Economy Development Zone, Mengla, Xishuangbanna Tel: 0691-8817888 4. Xixiangrong Hotel(勐腊磨憨喜相融大酒店) Add: Dongmeng Avenue, Mo Han Economy Development Zone, [...]

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