3 Days XishuangBanna Hiking Tour to Yao Ethnic Village and The Air Corridor

Walking in the Menglun Tropical Botanical Garden, you will learn a lot of plants and flowers you never know. This 3-days Xishuangbanna hiking tour will take you to visit the mysterious Yao ethnic people in Yaoqu Yoa Autonomous Town and Wangtianshu Tropical Rainforest with the Air Corridor adventure over the tree. Enjoy the tasty Dai cuisine with the fantastic view of the Nanla river!


  • Get very close to nature  – visit Menglun Tropical Botanical Garden and overnight in the garden.
  • Experience ethnic culture and specialties of Yao and Dai People.
  • Enjoy hiking through tropical rainforest to visit local ethnic villages.
  • Appreciate the fabulous Wantianshu Scenic Spot and challenge the Air Corridor of Wangtianshu Area.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Jinghong – Menglun
  • Day 2: Menglun – Mengla – Yaoqu
  • Day 3: Yaoqu – Wantianshu – Jinghong

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Jinghong-Menglun

Sightseeing and Activities:Menglun Tropical Botanical Garden
Accommodation:Wanglian Hotel in the Tropical Bontanical Garden


Visit of the gigantic Botanical Garden, which would be worth a couple of days to roam around in. An exotic, shady recluse brimming with a dazzling variety of flowers and herbal plants. The garden also houses an ethnic culture museum. There is a decent hotel with a swimming pool inside the garden too. It is highly recommended to spend at least a night there, its worth every cent.

Day 2 Menglun-Mengla-Yaoqu

Sightseeing and Activities:hiking
Accommodation:Dai Village

Walking through the tropical forest along the flagstone trail side by side to a murmuring stream that is known for its therapeutic water. Having lunch at a remote Yao village, then walking back to where we started our trek. From there its one hour by bus to reach a picturesque Dai village where we stay overnight in a private home. There is a solar shower and a toilet available. Enjoy the tasty Dai cuisine with the fantastic view of the Nanla river!

Day 3 Yaoqu-Wangtianshu-Jinghong

Sightseeing and Activities:hiking

Hike in Wangtianshu Scenic Spot including the Air Corridor, a spectacular nature reserve near Mengla. Transfer back to Jinghong in the afternoon.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;.
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.