Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences is located in the tropical forest of Menglun Town, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna. The locals call it Menglun Botanical Garden. The garden is divided into two parts: the east zone and the west zone. The main attraction is the west zone, which is composed of multiple small botanical gardens; the east zone is a long and narrow tropical rain forest suitable for walking through. There is a long distance between the east and west areas, and the scenic area has a battery car connection, and the fare is 40 yuan per person.
There are more than 20 specialized plant gardens in the West zone. The most popular one among tourists is the “Exotic Flower Garden”, which is planted with color-changing flowers, clock flowers that bloom on time, dancing grass that trembles with music, and other exotic flowers and plants that will make you feel eye-opening.
The eastern zone is a large area of pristine tropical rain forest. It is not difficult to see large areas of wild orchids and strangling trees. Most areas in the forest are paved with scenic trails, please pay attention to protecting plants.
For the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the place is really big, it is a paradise for plant lovers, and this is the place to explore the diversity of tropical and subtropical plants. The Botanical Garden was founded in 1959, and there is still some distance from Jinghong City, about 100 kilometers. It is best to take one-day trip. It is a national 5A tourist attraction, many facilities are limited, but there are many types of plants. It is important to have a professional background explanation, preferably a researcher, so that you can better understand plants here. There is also a hotel in the botanical garden, where you can consider staying in, and you can watch fireflies in the botanical garden at night, which is also a very good experience.