Zhangye Danxia Tours from Lanzhou 3-day
From USD $490 p/p
Tour Code: GSPT-01|Tour Type: Private Tour
Destinations: LANZHOU - ZHANGYE
You can fly to Lanzhou and then take 3 hours bullet train to Zhangye city. During the train trip, you will see the splendid cole flower fields. The Rainbow Mountains China has an unbelievable geological formation. You can see different layers and colors of the rocks. There are four viewing platforms, each offers unique views. It is really A Must see PLACE!!
Day 1 – Lanzhou-Zhangye
Upon arrival in Lanzhou, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide holding a flag of "LEADTOCHINA". Then you will take a private airport transfer to the railway station.
After a 3 hours bullet train tour, you will arrive in Zhangye. The local guide from us will pick you up and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Zhangye
Meals: No Meals
Day 2 – Rainbow Mountains Tours
Today you will have a full experience of Zhangye Danxia Mountains.
Binggou Danxia Park 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)
Then enjoy your lunch in Kangle County. In the afternoon, you are suggested to visit the Kangle Grassland.
Kangle Grassland is located in Sunan Yugur Autonomus County. The green grassland is dotted with colorful flowers, birds, and cattle and sheep scattered among the grasses. (2 hours)
Later, head to Rainbow Mountains China and enjoy the sunset of it.
China Rainbow Mountains is magnificent with gorgeous colors, which developed at about 200 million years ago. Covering an area of over 400 square kilometers, it is composed of lots of smooth and sharp cliffs, most of which are several hundred meters high, and cliffs look very powerful for their neighbors are plains and rivers. (4-5 hours)
Then, drive back to your hotel for a good rest.
Overnight in Zhangye
Day 3 – Zhangye Tours
In the morning, you will visit the Mati Temple, which is well-known as the deity horse footprints. It is a tourist destination integrating grotto art, Buddhist culture, natural scenery, Yugurs and Tibetan style. (2 hours)
After that, proceed to the downtown and enjoy your lunch there.
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)
If time permit, you can visit the Wetland Park of Zhangye (1 hour).
Tour ends, and your tour guide will see you off at the airport/train station.