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Menghai local market

Duration: 1 day
Start: Jinghong

Menghai market, Theravada Buddhism site Jingzhen Octagonal pavilion situated in the hills, and the villages Bulang and Aini.



It's just a 50 kilometers drive from Jinghong to Menghai. Its daily market is a pleasure to stroll around. Ethnic minorities sell their locally produced products. Feel welcomed and buy some products as a souvenir.
You also will visit the Octagonal Pavilion, which is situated on a hill in Jingzhen village, in the county of Menghai. It's about 87 kilometers away from the city of Jinghong. This famous Theravada Buddhism architectural site was built in 1707. It got destroyed during the Cultural Revolution but got rebuilt in the 1980s.
Hereafter you visit two villages; Bulang village and an Aini minority village with its aged tea plantation.
You will be back in Jinghong at the end of the afternoon.


Start and End Menghai market, Octagonal Pavilion and villages excursion

Best is to start this excursion in Jinghong. Your private car will be waiting for you after breakfast at your hotel in Jinghong.
An English speaking guide will accompany you during the day and explains all the things you would like to know.
After the excursion, you will be brought back to your hotel in Jinghong. But, if you have another destination in mind, please let us know. We can make arrangements.


Tips, remarks, and ideas

  1. Take a look at the other excursions that depart from Jinghong. You might like to make a combination:
    • Market in Menghai, Jingzhen Octagonal pavilion, Bulang and Aini village
    • Wild Elephant Valley
    • Manfeilong village, White Stupas, Dai villages, rubber plantation
  2. Other ideas:
    • Jinuo Cultural Village
    • Skytree Tropical Rainforest Park
    • Virgin Forest Park
    • Xiding market
    • Dai Minority Garden