Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna is located 36 kilometers north of Jinghong City, 213 State Line west of the line, where the frequent elephants in Asia patronize, Ye Xianggu hence its name.
Came to Elephant Valley, one to see the elephant show, the second is to look at the tropical rain forest. There are more than 4,000 meters of scenic trails within the winding path between the winding tropical rainforest, you can walk among them, feel the breath of the tropical rainforest, trails can not only see the rare tropical plants on both sides, you can also see the elephants haunted Footprints, stool and other traces. If you are lucky, you may also see a group of wild elephants walking in the woods.
To see the real elephant is the need for luck, but the area near the south gate every day a fixed elephant show, naive elephants will dance, over a single bridge, and even play with the nose, very exciting. Close contact with well-trained elephants is both safe and fun as well as a great experience. Elephant show time 10: 00,11: 40,14: 30,16: 30, every half an hour, the cost included in the scenic tickets.
South Gate near the Bird Park, Butterfly Garden can be together. From Bird Park there is a 920 meters long corridor to the North Gate Museum of Asian elephants, you can see the elephant bone specimens, to understand the knowledge about the elephants, the scenery along the road is also very good.
In addition, there is a south gate of the scenic area where there is a cable way leading to the Elephants (the core tourist area). This cableway stretches for about two kilometers and travels over the tropical rainforest. It overlooks the tropical rainforest and feels back to nature. Ropeway costs 50 yuan for one-way / person, round-trip 70 yuan / person.
(Note: Since the road is currently under construction, go to the core tourist area can only take the ropeway, can not walk .If you want to walk back and forth, please consult the area before the trip.)
There are restaurants within the scenic area can be dining, scenic entrance some peasant music can solve the problem of eating, but now do not provide accommodation.
Tree hotel built on the tree between the promenade, about 10 meters from the ground, the room facilities are simple, with two beds, bathroom, no TV. Stay in the tree hotel, overlooking the virgin forest and valley streams, fresh air, good luck, you can safely observe the occasional elephants. But expensive, about 480 yuan a day.
- In order to prepare for mosquitoes and strong sunlight in the rainforest, it is best to prepare some mosquito repellent and sunscreen products, as long as possible trousers.
- If you encounter wild elephants, do not be loudly scared wild elephants, so as to avoid danger.