Sichuan, the Land of Abundance, is no more merely defined by its fertile soil like historians recorded; in tourism, Sichuan, this hinterland, without any doubt boasts the most abundant natural and cultural resources in China, which makes it the most tourists-visited province in China every year. Time-honored history, unique ethnic groups culture, favorable climate, delicious foods, laid-back lifestyle, picturesque landscapes, precious rare flora and fauna plus its characteristic modern charm, everything here casts a spell to tourists. The highest point of the province is the main peak of Mount Gongga at 7556 meters. It generally can be divided into three parts and the climate is highly variable.
The lovely pandas are active in spring which is also the mating season for them. The male pandas like climbing trees, howling, crawling and fighting each other to attract female pandas’ eye. It is recommended to arrive early in the morning around 08:00 AM to catch the best time to observe the pandas eating and playing outdoors.
April is the best time to see the blossom of azaleas carpet covering Emei Mountain. To appreciate the charming view of azaleas during April and May, you can go to Shaluoping near Leidongping; for Late May to June, Wanfoding is a good place to enjoy such blossoms.
Jinchuan Pear Flower Festival:
Every year from the middle of March to early April, the pear flowers are blossom in the vast valley of Jianchuan County in Aba. It is a good choice to cover Jiaju Tibetant Village in Danba County to appreciate the beautiful pear flowers.
It is one of the most well-known summer destinations in China with inspiring natural scenery and a Buddhist culture.
Covered with evergreen forest all the year round, Mount Qingcheng is reputed as the most tranquil mountain in China. Immersing yourselves in Mount Qingcheng either front mountain or back mountain in summer is an awesome cool way to escape from the heat. Most travelers pay visit to front mountain of Mount Qingcheng for there are numerous Taoist temples and caves to seek for the mysterious Taoism.
Shunan Bamboo Forest:
The 120-square kilometer Shunan Bamboo Forest is the largest bamboo forest in China and called Natural Oxygen Bar with bamboo, limpid lake, winding path as well as numerous streams and waterfalls. In summer, the young bamboos are extremely green and create a comfortably cool atmosphere. It is about 330km from Chengdu with 5 hours’ transfer.
Liangshan Torch Festival:
In the late of July or early August, the Torch Festival is held in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture. It usually lasts for 3 days and Yi people gather together to watch bull flight, sheep fighting, cock fighting, horse racing and they sing and dance together, etc.
Someone says Jiuzhaigou can be visited all year round while autumn is the best time to go with comfortable and pleasant weather. It is dressed up into a colorful world by the many kinds of trees and flowers of different colors. Walking and photography are the common activities for travelers to do at this time.
When the autumn comes, Huanglong National Park is like a natural painting with gorgeous Five-color Ponds unfolding and changing trees surrounded. It is recommended to take cable car up and explore all the scenery by walking down.
Daocheng Yading Scenic Area
It is reputed as the Soul of Shangri-La and the Last Pure Land in Our Blue Planet for the pure and picturesque natural landscape. In autumn, besides having a look at the Three Religious Lord Snow Mountains – Chenresig, Jambeyang and Chanadorje, you should cover Luorong Pasture, Milk Lake, Five-color Lake, Pearl Lake, Haizi Mountain, Red Grassland for more color experience.
Xiling Snow Mountain
Our Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu wrote “Snow accumulated through thousands years on the west snow mountain could be viewed within a glance from my window” and hence it got the name “Xiling”. Xiling Snow Mountain is a great place both to get close to the purest natural beauty and to experience the excitement of skiing sports with over 20 activities in ski field. Beyond doubt, Xiling Snow Mountain is really a treasure to explore her charm in winter.
Mount Emei Ski Resort:
These are the best two ski resorts in Chengdu.
Jinli Ancient Street:
In the cold winter, hot and delicious snacks are necessary, especially in Chengdu, which is known as a “food paradise”. A variety of local delicacies can be found in this street, such as dumplings, wontons, and stuffed Sichuan pancakes.
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