Cherry Picking Tours on Chengdu's Outskirts
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2020.04.15 - 2020.05.31
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Outskirts of Chengdu
It is the right time to harvest fresh cherries on the outskirts of Chengdu. The fruit, big, sweet, glittering and translucent, and juicy, can give you a wonderful experience which is exactly the kind you want.
Here is a quick guide to cherry orchards on Chengdu's outskirts, where you can pick the ripe fruit and taste local rustic food.
Jianyang City
Yingtao Gou (Cherry Valley) Tourist Area
Yingtao Gou Tourist Area in Jianyang City is a well-known place to pick cherries in Chengdu. Planted with about 100 cherry trees of more than 100 years old, the area has a very large acreage of cherry trees. In the farmhouses nestled in the fruit-laden trees, you can park your cars and try various local home-made meals.
There are several tourist attractions around the area, you can visit the Shijing Temple and Sancha Lake during the tour.
Harvest period: Mid and late April - Early May
Add: Yingtao Gou Tourist Area, Dashan Village, Jiajia Town, Jianyang City
How to get there
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu — Chengdu-Jianyang Expressway — Shijing Temple Flyover — National Highway G318 — Yingtao Gou Tourist Area
By bus and metro
Metro Line 2 — Longquan Station —Bus No. 870 — Tangjiahe — Yingtao Gou Tourist Area (2.4km, on foot)
Pujiang County
Yingtaoshan Scenic Spot
The place is planted with red flower, white flower and purple flower cherry trees with fruits of different flavors.
Harvest period: Mid April - Early May
Add: Yingtaoshan Scenic Spot, Guanming Township, Pujiang County
How to get there
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu — National Highway G5 — Chaoyang Ave. — Provincial Highway S106 — Yingtaoshan Scenic Spot
By bus
Downtown Chengdu — Pujiang Bus Station — Bus No. 3/No. 5 — Caizhengju Bus Stop (by Taxi)
Chongzhou City
Yingtao Gou
Covering about 66.67 hectares of cherry trees, the Chongzhou Yingtao Gou (Cherry Valley) lies at Tianshui Village of Daoming Town in western Chengdu's Chongzhou City.
Harvest period: Mid April - Early May
Add: Yingtao Gou, Tianshui Village, Daoming Town, Chongzhou City
How to get there
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu — Chengdu-Wenjiang-Qionglai Expressway — Baita Lake Tourist Highway — Jie'an Rd. — Yingtao Gou
By bus
Chadianzi Bus Terminal — Baita Lake — Yingtao Gou (on foot)
Qingbaijiang District
Qingquan Town
The cherry orchards at the Wugui and Kuaile villages in Qingquan Town of Chengdu's Qingbaijiang District cover an area totaling about 200 hectares.
Harvest period: Mid April-Early May
Add: Qingquan Town, Qingbaijiang District
How to get there
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu — National Highway G42 — 5th Ring Rd. (Chenghuan Rd.) — Qingquan Town
By bus
The long distance bus station near the Chengdu East Railway Station — Qingquan Bus Station
Pengzhou City
Haiwozi Old Town
The white cherry trees planted here boast large, sweet and good-looking fruit. You can tour around the old town after having picked cherries in any orchard here.
Harvest period: Late April-Late May
Add: Xinxing Town, Pengzhou City
How to get there
By self-drive
Downtown Chengdu — Chengpeng Expressway — Pengbai Rd. — Haiwozi
By bus
Chadianzi Bus Terminal/North Bus Station/ the long distance bus station near the Chengdu East Railway Station — Pengzhou City (by Taxi)