Red Leaves Sights around Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-10-19

Thanks to its geographic location, the city of Chengdu boasts a number of world-class sites for red leaves appreciation in the vicinity.
Autumn has the most splendid display of colors in the year as chilly winds turn the forests into a palette of red, pink, yellow, golden and brown. "Go to see the red leaves" hence comes to be the motif of the seasonal travel and city dwellers, bored with the unimaginative urban landscapes, drive near and far to appreciate the awe-inspiring sights of colored leaves in the mountains.
Thanks to its geographic location, the city of Chengdu boasts a number of world-class sites for red leaves appreciation in the vicinity.
Jianmen Pass
Jianmen Pass located in Guangyuan City in northern Sichuan now is in the best season to appreciate the red leaves. The Glass View Walkway in Jianmen Pass provides a grand view of the breathtaking sights in Jianmen Pass.
Best time: from late October to mid-November
Admission: RMB115/person
Guangwu Mountain
About 480km from Chengdu, Guangwu Mountain is located in Nanjiang County in Bazhong City in northeastern Sichuan, known as one of the most beautiful red leaves mountains in China.
The area of 580 sq.km with a gradient change of colors is dominated by blue, green, yellow, orange and red colors.
Best time: from late October to mid-November
Admission: Taoyuan Area (RMB90/person), Micangshan Area (RMB100/person), Shibayue Lake (RMB55/person)
Miyaluo
Miyaluo is in Lixian County in northwestern Sichuan, some 260 km from Chengdu.
Miyaluo is one of the largest red-leave appreciating sites in China, with an expansive area of nearly 3, 000 sq.km providing a grand view of the colored trees.
Each year, the Red Leaves Festival is held in Lixian County and attracts thousands of people to come to watch the splendid views of red leaves, see the old buildings of local residents and take baths in nearby hot springs.
Best time: from late October to mid-November
Admission: RMB30/person
Donglashan Canyon
The Donglashan Canyon is located in Baoxing County, Ya'an City, some 237km from Chengdu.
Best time: from late October to mid-November
Admission: RMB10/person
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