This private tour will show you to visit the highlights of Zhangye. You will visit the Binggou Danxia, Zhangye Danxia Geo Park, Pingshanhu Grand Canyon, and the Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes (Matisi Grottoes) ... More info ›
This private tour will show you to visit the highlights of Zhangye. You will visit the Binggou Danxia, Zhangye Danxia Geo Park, Pingshanhu Grand Canyon, and the Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes (Matisi Grottoes). Your tour departure point is from your Zhangye hotel.
Your professional tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your Zhangye hotel, and depart from your Zhangye hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to start your 2-day expedition tour..
Day 1: The Binggou Danxia, Zhangye Danxia Geo Park (L, D)
This morning at 9am, your professional tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your Zhangye hotel, by an air-conditioned minivan to Binggou Danxia Landform, it will take about 1 hour to the park. you will hike for about 2 hours in the park, the peak looks like a camel, torch, palace, frog,etc.. enjoy the beautiful view on the mountain. We will show you to a local farmer's restaurant have lunch, taste the local food, then , visit the Zhangye Danxia Landform,The area of Zhang in Danxia National Geopark is 510 square kilometres in total, it located in the north of Qilian mountains, SuNa County territory. It includes the colour hills in Linze country ,ice hills, Danxia and GanZhou District and PingShan lake. The scenic Danxia, is a distance of 40 km from east Zhang Ye city, north from Linze county town by 20 kilometers, this is the most typical arid area of northern China. After your hiking tour, return to your comfortable vehicle and relax during the journey back to your Zhangye hotel.
Day 2:The Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes Pingshanhu Grand Canyon (L, D)
By car / bus to the Horse-Hoof Temple Grottoes, you will see the countryside view and grassland on the way. The Horse-Hoof Temple Grottoes located in the Qilian Snow Mountain, initially the first cave was opened by Guoyu who came from Dunhuang in the third century. It is a very important Buddhism Grottoes in Gansu. Enjoy lunch a local ethnic Yugur people's tent, this minority group just can be find in Gansu province. they believe Tibten Buddhism also well. In the afternoon, visit the Zhangye Danxia Landform,t is the best evolved examples in China of window lattice and palace forms. it can be seen only in the arid areas of Gansu province. The Danxia formations are surrounded by colorful hills, which seem to rise and fall like waves; with rock strata of different colors mixed in graceful disarray
Meals will served in the local restaurant.