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Zhangye Danxia Geopark

30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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Other worldly

This is one of the can't miss attractions of Northwest China. The colors and striping of the these... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this place with a little reluctance, as it seemed so far away from where we had been or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the can't miss attractions of Northwest China. The colors and striping of the these hills is other worldly. The colors can vary quite a bit based on whether there has been rain recently, how sunny it is, and time of day....More

Thank baron48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this place with a little reluctance, as it seemed so far away from where we had been or where we were going. However, we worked out a way, by travelling on overnight train and staying for just two nights. Whilst at the...More

Thank Vic L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a natural landform, it is amazing to see the strata of colours and the vast extent of the mountains. However, it is still different from the rainbow images found online. However, I don't like how touristy the place is with hoardes of tourists taking...More

Thank Ripple S
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Wow, totally amazing. Get here in the morning to see the colours light up - it was a little wet and cold so take some warm clothes just in case. I went on a Friday and it was relatively quiet. After buying entrance ticket there...More

2  Thank Aussyrunner
Reviewed June 13, 2017

It is really an interesting place, but not amazing like on pictures! Please, note the important nuance - the colours are really bright like on pictures only after the rain! So when you plan a trip there, keep this fact in mind to recieve the...More

3  Thank Irina B
Reviewed June 5, 2017

From the west station of Zhangye ("xi zhan") you can take a public bus for 10 yuan. It takes about 1 hour, the entrance fee is 40 yuan plus 20 for the bus which is, of course, mandatory, and brings you between an observation point...More

2  Thank elenastefanin
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This place is basically taking the best of many of the spots in Arizona and thrown into one area, it's worth spending a whole day if your into photography. It's among the most impressive geological parks I've been to ( which includes most of the...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited in May, sunny day with temp 27-30'c . Beautiful landscape. Took bus. There are 9 stops (view point) as I remember. We took no 1,5 and 7 as we were told that those are the prettiest ones. Should visit this amazing place.

Thank Y-Komar
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Danxia landforms park was one of the best places I have seen in my life. Absolutely recommended. Beautiful colorful mountains are located near Zhangye city in Gansu Province. We have been there at the end of April and views was perfect. We recommend to stay...More

Thank Arcadio3
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Danxia rainbow mountains as part of out tour organized by Richard Yue. The advantage of visiting the park with him was not only having him drive our family and take us to decent restaurants, but he explained a lot about the geology...More

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May 25, 2017|
Response from SinophileLuton | Reviewed this property |
I can't be certain but I think they operate from one of the stopping areas for the attraction buses, the one the helicopter uses.
April 3, 2017|
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Response from yEeVoNy25 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, I was there during Oct 2016 and I was caught in a pretty heavy rain. However, the rain darkens the color of the mountains and the color spectrum is even more vibrant.! So do not be disheartened by the rain, you'll... More