Where to Go Cherry Picking in Chengdu?

Authors: Go Chengdu


A cherry picking tour in Chengdu will be a delightful outgoing in spring.
Chengdu is blessed with delightful fruits all year round and now is the harvest time for cherries and to have the delight of watching the bright red cherries dangling in trees and eating the fresh, tender, sour and sweet fruit.
The cherry-picking season can start as early as mid-April and can last till late May, and the best time is the two weeks after mid-April.
Here are some spots in the city's rural surroundings where you can enjoy a sweet and fun trip of cherry-picking with family and friends.
  • Get ready for a fun trip:

Qingquan Township, Qingbaijiang District 青白江区清泉镇
Qingquan Township is Chengdu's cherry picking base that has cherry orchards covering a total area of over 200 hectares.
The highlights of this year's cherry picking here are larger cherry fields and the newly-introduced varieties. Orchards in Wugui village and Happy Village offer on-site cherry-picking, dining and entertainment facilities.
Picking period: late April to early May
20 yuan/person if you picking fruits at traditional cherry orchards
40 yuan/person if you picking cherries at orchards with new varieties (offering all-you-can-eat cherries);
15-40 yuan per 500 grams for the take-away
Yingtao Gou (Cherry Valley), Jianyang City 简阳市贾家街道樱桃沟
Cherries at Yingtao Gou (Cherry Valley) in southeast Chengdu's Jianyang City are in the harvest season. The Valley is a large farm where thousands of more than 100-year-old cherry trees are planted.
It is only 30 km from downtown Chengdu and close to the Sancha Lake scenic spot.
Picking period: Mid April to late May
Price: 90 yuan per person for on-site picking (offering all-you-can-eat cherries and a meal); 15-40 yuan per 500 grams for the take-away
Daoming Town, Chongzhou City 崇州道明镇樱桃沟
The Cherry Valley in western Chengdu's Chongzhou City is located in Tianshui Village of Daoming Township. It covers about 70 hectares of cherry orchards which are now open for visitors.
About 8 kilometers from Chongzhou City, the site is next to Jiezi Ancient Town and Yuantong Ancient Town. It takes about 1-2 hours to drive from downtown Chengdu and is a good place for dinning and having fun.
Picking period: Mid April to early May
Price: about 15-30 yuan per 500 grams
Cherry Hill in Pujiang County 蒲江光明乡樱桃山
Located in the southwestern Chengdu's Pujiang County, the Guangming Township has one of the best known cherry- picking sites. The place is frequented by urban holiday goers at weekends, as owners of the orchards are also engaged in rural tourism service. Currently tourists can pluck fresh red cherries, enjoy rural barbecues and camping, and taste rustic and savory specialties.
Picking period: Mid April to early May
Price: about 15-30 yuan per 500 grams
Surrounding attractions: Mengzihe Canyon and Changtan River
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