Geothermal Scenic Area, Tengchong County

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Nestled in a verdant, forested valley, lies Geothermal Scenic Area, a geothermal park of geysers and natural boiling pools. View impressive natural hot springs and explore various ornately built bath houses, heated by the Tengchong volcanic field. The mineral rich waters that reach the surface contain chlorine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sulphur, which reputedly aid sufferers of rheumatism, arthritis, and skin disease. Look out for Daguiguo ("The Huge Boiling Cauldron"): bordered with ornate stonework, its pool bubbles away at 96 C (204.8 F) and attracts visitors from around the region (locals even come to collect water to boil eggs). Before you head to Tengchong County, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tengchong County travel app , to make sure you see all that Tengchong County has to offer, including Geothermal Scenic Area.
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  • This place is a real nice visit. It's not too long and the walk can be done within a a couple of hours. It just perfect.  more »
  • This is a scenic trial walk, get to see the natural hot springs and forest. One of my favourite tourist attraction in tingchong Before you walk inside, there alot of aunti and granny tried to sell you...  more »
  • If you've been to Yellow Stone, you don't really have to visit. The geothermal features are like a hundredth of Yellow Stone... But the forest is really nice and it's nice to walk around. Some good ho...  more »
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