Moli Tropical Rainforest in Ruili City, Dehong

Why is Moli Tropical Rainforest So Special

Moli Tropical Rainforest, is known as its tropical rainforest view and Buddhist holy land, the whole scenic area is 1.5 kilometers long. Moli, also known as Zhaduo, refers to a grand waterfall. Moli is known as a natural oxygen bar, which is healthy for people.

Where is Moli Tropical Rainforest-Location

Located 20 kilometers northeast of Ruili City, Moli Tropical Rainforest Scenic Area is a tropical rainforest scenic spot that integrates tropical rainforest, religious holy land and holiday paradise. The Moli Scenic Area preserves dozens of rare plants, such as Ficus Virens, Chinese Banyan, the “forest demon” strangled vine, the tree fern with the reputation of “the billions of years of living fossils” and other rare plants.

How to Get to Moli Tropical Rainforest

It is inconvenient to take a bus to get to Moli Tropical Rainforest. Because it is approximately 5-6 kilometers away after getting off the bus. Therefore, it is a best choice to charter a car to Moli with the price of 50 RMB for single way.

Best Time to Go

Spring and fall are the best time to visit Moli Tropical Rainforest, because the air is moist, which makes people very comfortable. 

Nearby Attractions

Zhaduo Waterfall
Moli Waterfall is located in Moli Valley, also called Zhaduo Waterfall, and hides in deep mountains and forest. the clean water falls from 40-meter cliff, it’s like a white silk flying and dancing in the wind, you can hear the falling sound of water far away. There is a small brook flowing under the waterfall. The whole part of the waterfall is the soul of the scenic area, it’s very enjoyable to watch and feel the waterfall in the morning when the sun rises. It’s also very worthy to go there in summer, you can feel splashes from the waterfall and splash on your face, it’s very nice and cool.

One-Tree Forest
In fact, One-Tree Forest is a large banyan tree, which has a history of more than 900 years, with 32 earial roots streight pinning into the earth. Banyan is a special and unique landscape in Ruili, it’s everywhere no matter in the vallies or villages or on the sides of the roads. people value banyan as holy tree, so they only plant these trees but don’t cut them. The big Banyan is in the one-tree forest park, and it’s 28 meters, what makes it more precious is that it has been standing there for over 200 years. The tree has many aerial roots hanging down from above, and they are interwined with one another, ending in the root. there are also so many aerial roots hanging down and they took roots in the earth, forming a forest that makes up of pillar-like roots, thus one-tree forest is shaped. It’s a very attractive and magical natural scenery. One-tree Forest has become a scenery that tourist must go, and it’s one of the hottest sceneries in Ruili. 

Tours Including Moli Tropical Rainforest

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