Best Sites to View Autumn Leaves in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2018-10-25

There is nothing more pleasing than appreciating colorful leaves in golden autumn. Here are some of the highly recommended sites to enjoy the seasonal beauty in Chengdu.
Mt. Yuhuang
The mountain in the north of the Longquanshan Urban Forest Park, is blanketed with dense maple trees, red poplars, azaleas and Chinese roses, etc.
(Photo by Jiang Yongping)
Best time to view: late October - November
Address: Shuangxin Village, Guancang Town, Jintang County
Admission: free
Transportation:
By bus: Chengdu airport bus terminal - Jintang bus terminal - Mt. Yuhuang
By self-drive: Chengdu - Belt Expressway - Hurong (Chengdu-Shanghai) Expressway - Chengba (Chengdu-Bazhong)Expressway - Jingjin Expressway - Village Road 003 - Mt. Yuhuang (about 74km, 1.5 hours)
Mt. Tiantai
As a good place to watch waterfalls and seas of cloud, the mountain in southwest Chengdu is rich in tourist resources.
Best time to view: late October - early November
Address: Tiantai Village, Qionglai City
Admission: RMB58/person
Transportation:
By bus: Xinnanmen Bus Station - Mt. Tiantai
By self-drive: Chengdu - Chengwenqiong (Chengdu-Wenjiang-Qionglai) Expressway - Qiongming (Qionglai-Mingshan) Expressway - Village Road 016 - Shougao Road - Yulei Road - Mt. Tiantai (129km, 2 hours)
Jiulonggou
(Photo by "今日崇州")
The lush and exuberant trees and bushes on the mountain present a colorful picture.
Best time to view: late October - late November
Address: Sanlang Town, Chongzhou City
Admission: RMB30/person
Transportation:
By bus: Chadianzi Bus Terminal - Chongzhou - Jiulonggou bus terminal
By self-drive: Chengdu - Chengwenqiong (Chengdu-Wenjiang-Qionglai) Expressway - Chongzhou - Sanlang Town - Jiulonggou (84km, 1 hour and 50 minutes)
Mt. Jiguan
A state-level forest park that boasts proximity to downtown Chengdu, the mountain is an ideal place to appreciate colorful leaves in autumn.
(Photo by Zhou Yongliang)
Best time to view: late October - November
Address: Jiguanshan Road, Chongzhou City
Admission: free
Transportation:
By bus: Chadianzi Bus Terminal - Huaiyuan Town, Chongzhou - Mt. Jiguan
By self-drive: Chengdu - Chengwenqiong (Chengdu-Wenjiang-Qionglai) Expressway - Mt. Jiguan (about 110km, 2.5 hours)

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