To experience an exotic province in China, visit Yunnan. Yunnan is located in the far southwest region of China and is blessed with unmatched beauty. Occupying an area of 394, 000 square kilometres its diversity in attractions are massive and boasts pretty much every natural wonder you can imagine. Quaint hills and long lazy rivers are some of the many highlights of this region. However there is one other feature that makes it a favourite among the environmentalists. This would be the rich variety of flora.
Perhaps its Yunnan’s soil, its climate, its environment or a combination of them all, that makes Yunnan give rise to some of the most rare and exotic species. Everything is known to flourish here in the area and Biologists simply love the area. Perhaps it was this popularity that gave rise to the Tropical Plant Research Institute. Located in Xishuangbanna, this institute is actually a part of a large botanic garden in Xishuangbanna that actually makes one of the most popular attractions in the area. The garden is nothing short of enchanting and boasts a collection of around 3000 different species. It is not just in eco value that makes it so popular, for the garden is breathtakingly beautiful. It is surrounded by rivers and bordered by mountains and the many different blossoming flowers adorn this garden giving it a feel of paradise itself. For many, this tropical garden is a getaway and a spot for quiet relaxation. In addition to its many wonders it also boasts a huge collection of Dragon Blood Trees. These trees are known for its medicinal value for its sap is used to promote blood circulation and to stop bleeding.
Xishuangbanna is one of the best parts of Yunnan and maintains the exotic reputation of Yunnan at its best. Its popularity demands time which in turn demands a good hotel to come home to. When it comes to choosing a hotel in Yunnan the range is wide. You get the luxurious and the quaint and simple. However for a place that perfectly emulates the true beauty of the area, stay at the Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa. The amenities and unmatched views make it a hotel Yunnan well worth considering when it comes to accommodation options.
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