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Jinghong

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(2.8/5 based on 460+ reviews for top 20 attractions)
Things to do: wildlife areas, nature, parks
Jinghong has become a popular stopover for backpackers and domestic holidaymakers drawn to the area's landscape and culture. The city itself has a number of botanical gardens and atmospheric temples, as well as palm-lined streets and relaxing town squares filled with interesting architecture. Trips to Jinghong traditionally include an exploration of the surrounding hilly landscape, with a number of minority ethnic villages and lush valleys sheltering wild elephants remaining some of the region's top attractions. In the build up to your vacation in Jinghong, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our China vacation generator.
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Catering both to backpackers traveling to and from Laos, as well as a growing number of domestic tourists, Jinghong offers an abundance of places to stay. The main streets contain a number of large hotels with varying degrees of additional luxuries, such as restaurants, spas, and gyms. Youth hostels provide the primary budget-friendly options in town, most located near the main gardens and parks. Larger resorts sit on the outskirts of town, offering extensive views of the surrounding landscape.
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