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Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Dam Guided Day Trip from Chengdu
"Your Chengdu tour starts in the early morning as your guide will pick up you from your hotel and then head to Mount Qingcheng in an hour drive. You will enjoy the beautiful Chengdu plain and villages en route. After the Sichuan earthquake they have been rebuilt successfully and some of the villager's house even can be compared with villas in Europe.Arrive in Mount Qingcheng take the cable car up the mountain very quickly and then you will hike up about 30 minutes to the Summit of Mount Qingcheng Shangqinggong Palace. Here you will have a bird's eye view of Mount Qingcheng. It is almost a water color picture and the most beautiful scene will be the waving mountains hiding in the light fog. Hike down the mountain on the zigzag mountain trails.The Heaven Master Cave will be the most important place you will visit in Mount Qingcheng. Here you will admir
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Private Day Trip to Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Qingcheng Mountain from Chengdu
"The tour starts at 8am the tour guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel. You will be driven to visit Dujiangyan Irrigation System which is is the oldest and only surviving non-dam irrigation system in the world and a wonder in the development of Chinese science. The project consists of three important parts namely Yuzui Feishayan and Baopingkou which were scientifically designed to automatically control the water flow of the rivers from the mountains to the plains throughout the year.Lunch will be at your own expense and tour guide will recommend some local spec drive to visit Qingcheng Mountain. Located in the southwest of the Dujiangyan Irrigation Project of China in the Sichuan Province Qingcheng Mountain is one of the most famous Taoist mountains in China. It is also a very attractive and intriguing scenic spot that is covered by luxuriant and verdant trees. At the end of the tour
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Chengdu Private Panda Trip with Afternoon Private Custom Tour
"The tour guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel at around 9am. You will first visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda as the pandas are very active in the morning. There you will see lovely furry giant pandas of all ages eating and playing with each other. You will also have a chance to see the very cute baby pandas as well as documents and pictures of how these little pink mouse-size things grow to giant white and black chubby pandas of over 100kg (about 220pounds). While at the base you can also see red pandas and swans.Lunch will be on your own arrangement and our guide will recommend some local specialties to you. In the afternoon flexible tour options for Chengdu city sightseeing are provided. You can discuss with the tour guide about these options based on your interest and time and the guide will also give you suggestions based on traffic conditions and time. At the end of the the guide and driver will drop you off at the hotel before 6pm. Service ends there. Sightseeing Options:1. Leshan Giant Budda2. Three-Star Piles Museum (Sanxingdui Museum) 3. Dujiangyan Irrigation Project4. Qingcheng Mountain5""
From $85.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Jiuzhaigou

Something to try to avoid the crowds

Something to try to avoid the crowdsMany people, including myself, enter the park in the morning and take the bus to the end, the farthest away from the entrance. Then see that other parts of the...
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MikeySoft
May 11, 2011

Explore one of the villages within Jiuzhaigou

I went to one of the villages within the park where there were no other tourists. It was near the Nuorilang bus stop so I don't know why there no one else was there.It was nice getting away from the...
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MikeySoft
May 11, 2011

Try to get away for the crowds of Jiuzhaigou

The valley is very beautiful but has thousands and thousand and thousand and thousand of Chinese tourist! Some of the trails are elbow to elbow with people and it is not even the May holiday week. I...
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MikeySoft
May 09, 2011

Travel by bus

I believe that travel by bus to Jiuzhaigou is the best way to experience China. You will miss so much of the local landscapes if you fly. The bus ride was more pleasant than I imaging (9-hour), the...
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simsky_pat
Dec 04, 2007

How to have the whole park to yourself

Day 1. Be at the park entrance at 6:40 am. Be first in line to buy your ticket and endorse it with free computer ID photo for 2 days usage. Be the first through the turnstiles at 7am and the first off...
mango5
May 26, 2007

Nanping

We spent the rest of the day in Nanping, exploring the interesting markets here. Walking around I found this spectacular sight! The butcher, selling the meat, had the skin layed out in the sun to dry....
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nepalgoods
Jun 21, 2006
 
 
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Coloured terrace ponds in Huanglong Valley

Huang Long wins its fame for its magic landscape of lime formations, made up of 3400 multi-colored ponds, interlace along the valley in terraces. Huang Long means Yellow Dragon. Due to the calcium...
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aukahkay
Feb 19, 2006

Aba Autonomous Prefecture

The Aba Autonoomous Prefecture in the north of Sichuan province near the border with Gansu province is home to the minority Tibetan and Qiang ethnic groups. The terrain is extremely harsh with high...
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aukahkay
Feb 19, 2006

Tibetan villages

There are a few Tibetan villages in the Jiuzhaigou area. You will know when you approaching a Tibetan village because of the presence of colourful flags fluttering on both sides of the road. In a...
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aukahkay
Feb 18, 2006

Mountains and street stalls in rural Sichuan

Jiuzhaigou is 450 km north of Chengdu. If you go by bus, you will have to break the journey overnight, usually at a town called Maoxian. From Maoxian to Jiuzhaigou, the journey will take you through...
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aukahkay
Feb 18, 2006

Mountain Trails

If one prefers not to enter the crowd with the masses, there is a small trail one can take instead. It is across the man-made creek from the hotel to the left (east) of the main entrance. Following a...
houmen
Jun 11, 2005

The End of the Story

The next morning we got a very early bus, which brought us in 12 hours to a city, where we could take a train to Chengdu.All the way the Chinese couple helped us, bought tickets and translated.We...
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nepalgoods
May 31, 2004

Staying overnight

We finally reached the small hotel at the entrance again. We were completely exhausted. We ate a bit in the basic restaurant there. NO way to take shower. Only a bit hot water to wash our faces.The...
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nepalgoods
May 28, 2004

Villages

Enroute to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu, the bus will make several pitstops at various villages. One of the more famous village is Maoxian which produces apples.Besides getting that breather and stretching...
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akikonomu
Jan 02, 2004

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"JIUZHAIGOU - FAIRY LAND"
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"Jiuzhaigou valley -- fairyland"
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"Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟)"
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"Adventure in 1987"
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"Heaven on Earth"
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