Enjoy the Sunrise of China Colorful Mountains 3-day
From USD $390 p/p
Tour Code: ZYPT-04|Tour Type: Private Tour
The Zhangye Danxia Geopark opens at 6:00am in the morning. The best spots to watch the sunrise is the fourth and the fifth viewing platforms. The highest spot to watch is the second viewing platform. It is very high and you need to climb to the top for about 20 minutes but you can enjoy the full view of the Colored Mountain China. Meanwhile, you cannot miss the Binggou Danxia.
Day 1 – Arrival in Zhangye
Upon arrival in Zhangye, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide holding a flag of "LEADTOCHINA". After a warm welcome and brief introduction, take a private transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. Then our guide will take you to have lunch.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Giant Buddha Temple in Zhangye, which is the largest architectural relic in Gansu Province of the Western Xia (1038-1227) period. China's largest reclining Buddha is well preserved in this temple. (1.5 hours)
Overnight in Zhangye
Day 2 – Rainbow Mountain China
In the early morning, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and head to Rainbow Mountain. You are suggested to bring the breakfast yourself.
Sunrise of Colorful Mountain China: It is the most incredible times to view these formations and the amazing colors. The Rainbow Mountains China has an unbelievable geological formation. You can see different layers and colors of the rocks. You may wonder how these rocks were formed. There are four viewing platforms, each offers unique views. (4-5 hours)
Enjoy your lunch near the scenic spots. In the afternoon, you are suggested to visit the Kangle Grassland.
Kangle Grassland is located in Sunan Yugur Autonomous County. The green grassland is dotted with colorful flowers, birds, and cattle and sheep scattered among the grasses. (2 hours)
In the late afternoon, you may experience the sunset of Binggou Danxia Park.
Binggou Danxia has totally different landscape and absolutely worth a visit. It is about an hour from Zhangye and the formations are quite interesting. These formations really do look like ice sculptures melting, which rings true to its name bing which means ice in Chinese. (2-3 hours)
Drive back to your hotel for a good rest.
Overnight in Zhangye
Day 3 – Zhangye-Departure
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and at the appointed time your guide will meet you in the hotel and then transfer you to the airport/railway station. Tour ends.