Qingcheng Mountain Travel Tips

On September 5, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Sichuan, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Qingcheng (Green City) Mountain has 36 peaks which stand in a circle like the city walls. The trees on the mountain are thick and shady, which gives to the name Qingcheng. The Mountain covers 120km2 with an area of 1522m2 under special protection. The climate here is mild and pleasant with a year-round temperature of 15.2. The highest temperature is 34.2oC and the lowest is -7.1oC. The rock is red and the cliffs are steep, which is very suitable for tourism and sightseeing.

Best time to visit Qingcheng Mountain

Summer times for the temperature in mountainous area is cooler, which makes it a perfect summer resort.

Qingcheng Mountain best routes

On foot:

Front gate—Ease Cote—Natural Picture Pavilion—Tianshi Temple—Master’s Hall—Chaoyang Cave—Shangqing Hall—Laojun Hall (the summit)—Mingqing Hall—Yuecheng Lake—Jianfu Hall

By Cableway:

Front gate—Ease Cote—Yuecheng Lake—Cableway—Shangqing Hall—Laojun Hall (the summit)—Chaoyang Cave—Master’s Hall—Tianshi Temple—Natural Picture Pavilion—Ease Cote—Front Gate—Jianfu Hall

Qingcheng Mountain tickets

Front mountain: 90 Yuan  (Half price for children between 1.1m to 1.4m)

Back mountain: 20 Yuan

Front mountain cableway: 30 Yuan (one way)   50 Yuan (round trip)

Back mountain Jinli cableway: 30 Yuan (one way)   55 Yuan (round trip)

Back mountain Baiyun cableway: 35 Yuan (to the mountain summit)   30 Yuan (to the mountain foot)  60 Yuan (round trip)

Yuecheng Lake ferry: 5 Yuan

Cuiying Lake ferry 2 Yuan

Buddha Cloud Cave: 5 Yuan

Crystal Cave: 10 Yuan

How to get to Qingcheng Mountain

By Bus:

Tourist bus from Chengdu Railway Station and Chadianzi Tourists Terminal every ten minutes.

By Train:

Bullet train from Chengdu to Dujiangyan, 15 pairs every day

Bus 101 from Dujingyan Tourism Terminal

Taxi: 40 Yuan

From front mountain to back mountain: shuttle bus

Tips: A map is recommended if you intend to climb the mountain for the paths are complicated and the entrances to the attractions are hidden thus hard to find. A map can save you time and avoid being hoodwinked.

Jack Li

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