Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park is the only Danxia landform and colored hill complex in China. It is rated as one of the seven most beautiful Danxia landforms in China by China National Geographic. It mainly consists of two scenic spots, Bingou Danxia and Qicai Danxia, which are composed of red gravel, sandstone and mudstone. The unique hilly hills are colorful and magnificent. This is also the location of Zhang Yimou’s “Three Guns Surprise”, Jiang Wen’s “The Sun Also Rises” and the TV series “Detective Di Renjie”. In addition, it is also a paradise for photographers. In the scenic area, many photographers are shooting around with big cameras. If you still visit it the next day, when you buy the ticket, do remember tell the ticket seller that you should cover the seal of the next day, otherwise you will need to buy the ticket again the next day.

Official telephone number of Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park: 0936-5678118; 0936-5520699

Time reference for visiting: more than 3 hours

How to go to the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park:

There is a shuttle bus from Zhangye West Bus Station to Danxia Park. The fare is 15 yuan/person. The operating frequency is per bus every hour from 9:00 to12:00 a.m., one bus on 15:30, 16:30. Linze Danxia is entered by the west entrance, and Sunan Danxia is entered at the east entrance.

In the Linze management area, there are four sightseeing stations in the scenic area, and the fare is 20 yuan/person.

Tickets: Ordinary ticket: 74 RMB during Monday – Sunday from January 1st – December 31st.

Opening hours:

06:00-18:00 during Monday – Sunday from April 11 – May

05:30-19:00 during Monday – Sunday from May 5th – August 31st

06:30-18:00 during Monday – Sunday from September 1st – October 31st

07:00-17:00 during Monday – Sunday from November 1st – December 31st
Tips: The scenic spot will adjust the opening time according to the changes of the season, which is subject to the announcement on the day of the scenic spot.

Danxia’s travel experience is very good, and there are few people, and it is no at mess, and even though this is the 4A scenic spot, in fact, and the experience is almost the same as many 5A scenic spot. And it is worthy your visit.