Sipsongpanna Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla County

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#20 of 194 in Parks in Yunnan
The word tropical paradise comes to mind at Sipsongpanna Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, with over 35,000 species of tropical plants. Wind through the huge park, admire tall palm trees, lakes, orchids, pine forests, and many other species native to Southern China. As you enter the jungle section, you'll feel like you're in a different time. Options for getting around include taking an electric trolley with a guide, or doing the tour alone with a map to navigate the park. Walking trails are well maintained and info boards come in English. Because of the dense foliage, bring mosquito repellent. Keep in mind that smoking inside trolleys is permitted. Plan to see Sipsongpanna Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mengla County online trip maker .
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  • What impresses me most about this wonderland is its original ecological cave, self appreciation from life experience and the footsteps of the landscape, the heart of the colorful space of the cave, the uneven hole wall can be reflected in the light of the lights of the illusion of the fairyland, the breathing hole in the natural net of the air, known as the "God Carved Man" The feeling of the Little Dragon woman hidden, mysterious and elegant, detached and net dyed, whether there is a tunnel in the hole, whether there is a legend of their own open, whether there is a treasure, or have the mysterious seal can not be cracked, or have the earth changes in the intention to leave the gift, in short, all the curiosity and excitement, all the thinking and secret will be opened from here.
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  • Two large sections. So worth while getting the whole garden tram and do walks from certain stop points.  more »
  • We had lots of fun at this botanical garden! Took short shuttle (not in English but that was ok), visited museum with lots of samples of plant and animal life and information about how people lived in...  more »
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