6 Days XishuangBanna Damenglong Ethnic Villages Hiking Tour

During this hiking tour in Xishuangbanna, you’ll go through the original tropical rainforest, enjoy the really pure and quiet, meet all kinds of people, celebration activities, etc. Visit different ethnic villages one after another, to feel, to get a real life. The destination of the trip is a multi-ethnic community, with 13 ethnic groups, including Dai, Hani, Jinuo, Bulang, Yao, etc.


  • Hike through tropical forest to visit ethnic villages.
  • Get very close to ethnic minorities – overnight in local ethnic families.
  • Meet charming natural sceneries, rare plants and animals during your hike in the tropical forest.
  • Enjoy leisure time in local ethnic market.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Jinghong Arrival
  • Day 2: Jinghong – Damenglong – Akezhai
  • Day 3: Ake Village-Bulang Village-Hani Village
  • Day 4: Hani Village – Lahu Village
  • Day 5: Lahu Village – Damenglong – Jinghong
  • Day 6: Jinghong Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Jinghong

Sightseeing and Activities:Arrive in Jinghong

Upon your arrival, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from the airport and then transfer you to the hotel for rest.

Day 2 Jinghong-Damenglong-Akezhai

Sightseeing and Activities:Manfeilong Pagoda, Dai’s daily market

Drive to Damenglong and start the hiking to Akezhai. Visit Manfeilong Pagoda, Manfeilong Pagoda is located on top of the mountain in Manfeilong Village in Jinhong County of Yunnan Province. The pagoda is a famous stupa group in Xishuanbanna. Also pay a visit to a Dai’s daily market, and then walk into the village of Ake people to fully appreciate their daily lives and cultures. Over night at Akezhai.

Day 3 Ake Village-Bulang Village-Hani Village

Sightseeing and Activities:the pass of Bulang Mountain, Bulang village, Hani village
Accommodation:Hani Village

Get up in the morning to start your hiking tour. Walk across the lush grass and jungle, pass the pass of Bulang Mountain, visit the Bulang village at noon, and arrive at the Hani village at night.

Day 4 Hani Village-Lahu Village

Sightseeing and Activities:plants, Lahu Village
Accommodation:Lahu Village

Along the way, see thousands of plants. In the afternoon, arrive at the Lahu village.

Day 5 Lahu Village-Damenglong-Jinghong

Sightseeing and Activities:Hike to Damenglong

Walk from Lahu village to Damenglong. Back to Jinghong in the afternoon.

Day 6 Jinghong Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:Departure from Jinghong

Departure from Jinghong. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels

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Jinghong Hermit Hotel Xile Hot Spring Hotel Tai’ anmeng Holiday Hotel Rainforest Paradise Inn

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation with breakfast as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide and vehicle for transfers & sightseeing;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Two bottles of mineral water each day.
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • 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 insurance;
  • All optional programs;