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Danxia Rainbow Mountain Photography Tour

Destinations:Zhangye

from: US$100
Tour Code: CITA-GS-04
Summary:

Day 1

Zhangye
Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

In the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel lobby and then take you to visit the Binggou Danxia, which is an important component of Danxia National Geopark in Zhangye. It is the one of the most complete and unique shapes in China. Then head to Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park enjoy the sunset, which 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. 
Accommodation: In Zhangye

Day 2

Zhangye
Mati Temple

After breakfast, we will be visiting the Giant Buddha Temple, which is the important place of the Silk Road. Midway in the Hexi Corridor along the Silk Road lies the historic city of Zhangye, the centerpiece of which is the mysterious Giant Buddha Temple. Located in the southwest corner of Zhangye in Gansu Province, the Giant Buddha Temple 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. afterwards, we are going to Mati TempleThe temple is located at the foot of Linsong Mountain with charming landscape and cut between the cliffs, including seven sites, namely, South Branch and North Branch, Upper, Middle and Lower Guanyin Caves and 7 Gold Tower Temples and Thousand-Buddha Cave. Horseshoe Temple Grottoes were built in Jin Dynasty. A series of horse shoe prints are visible in Grotto 9 , which are said to be left by a heaven horse. As a result, the temple was named for the horseshoe prints left by the legendary heaven horse, which become the treasure of the temple. The temple was named by the court as “Puguang Temple” in the 14th year of yongle Period in Ming Dynasty. It houses a saddle and one dragon gown given by some emperor in Qing Dynasty.
Thereafter, end up today's trip.


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2-5 persons N
6-9 persons N
10 persons & above N
Single room Supplement N

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