Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna

Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna Xishuangbanna Yunnan
The Wild Elephant Valley is the only place in China to possibly observe the Asian elephants in the wild. In this large rainforest, a show of well-trained elephants allows visitors to approach these large pachyderms. This unique experience will be engraved forever in our memories.

Wild Elephants

Fifty kilometers north of Jinghong located the Wild Elephant Valley. Xishuangbanna is the only place in China where you can still find wild elephants and, for the chance to observe them, you have to go into the valley. There are sixty wild elephants living in this valley of almost 914 acres. Along the Sancha River, this hilly rainforest habitat is home to many other rare species. In addition to the Asian elephants, there are green peacocks, wild oxen or golden monkeys. It should be noted that, although the valley is great in its entire splendor, it is not guaranteed that a visitor will easily find the wild elephants despite local trying to push the animals to the center of the valley to make it easier to find.

Visit By Cable Car

To make the journey through the valley easier, a cable car of 300 meters high on a 5 kilometers long road was built. Thus, a visitor is more likely to see these wild animals in this way. With any luck, wild elephants will gather in the river to wash. A good chance to observe the habits of wild animals.

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    560M Altitude Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna
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