Moli Waterfall in Ruili City, Dehong

Why is Moli Waterfall So Special

Moli Waterfall, also known as Zhaduo Waterfall, is located in the Moli Canyon in the junction of Mangshi, Luanchuan and Ruili. It is hidden in the deep tropical rain forest between Guangnong Mountain and Guangma Mountain. 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. The sound is like thunder, and there are hot springs under the waterfall. The landscape is very unique. Moli Waterfall is the largest waterfall in Dehong and even southwest of Yunnan.

Where is Moli Waterfall-Location

It is located in the Moli Canyon in the junction of Mangshi, Luanchuan and Ruili.

How to Get to Moli Waterfall

It is inconvenient to take a bus to get to Moli Waterfall. 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

Moli Waterfall in Ruili City, Dehong

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

Nearby Attractions

Moli Tropical Rainforest
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.

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 Waterfall

39 Days Yunnan 25 Ethnic Minorities Discovery and Photography Tour

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