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30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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All reviews the bus sunny day late afternoon park entrance viewing platform vivid colors geological formations small hill rainbow mountain beautiful landscape wonderful place to visit sunrise or sunset walk around worth the trip main entrance bus service well worth the effort
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited danxia geopark in Nov 2018, off season. That means very little tourists (+) but many attractions (hot air balloon, paragliding, ...) and hiking paths closed (-). It’s an about 1h drive, we took our own car and entered from north gate, but it’s also...More

Thank StefanSchuppi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit it at time as people suggested, late afternoon in fall season, but still the colour not as vibrant as I expected. The Rainbow Mountain is not as rainbow as the picture you find in the internet. Maybe I was not lucky enough to meet...More

1  Thank GalZy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a real amazing place. Preferable to go there in the evening when the sun plays hes role. It certainly worth the visit. Very well organized.

Thank mogolan
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I should have known better as this is a 5A rated tourist sight. The Danxia mountains are impressive themselves but you can only experience it with a soundtrack that you cannot escape and by taking busses from viewpoint to viewpoint (you are not allowed to...More

Thank franziskaasia
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I think it is important to choose the right time to visit this place as the sun light play a part in bringing out the colours. Closer to sunset, the colour is more obvious and nicer. It is a bid area with 4 platforms for...More

Thank Tan_WeeKee
Reviewed 23 October 2018

My husband and I moved heaven and Earth to get to Danxia Geopark. We travelled 19 hours each way by train, knowing that we would have only an hour or so of late autumn afternoon light to see them. We were not disappointed, but the...More

1  Thank MiriamandRogerPeck
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Zhangye was one of the 4 ancient oasis towns along this Hexi Corridor (the present Gangsu), which formed the major part of the Silk route connecting mainland China and Central Asia. Danxia Landform is also where the movie "Great Wall" was filmed. Matt Damon and...More

3  Thank mshian63
Reviewed 25 September 2018

charter a car from the city will cost you 200 yuan roundtrip. best to go during sunset/sunset or sunny time just after rain

1  Thank limlimc
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This phenomenal sight went through an extensive development to allow all to view this park. It is enormous but a very fine bus service takes you all around where you can get off or on wherever and whenever you wish.

2  Thank Shim S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

There has been a lot of infrastructure put in to enjoy these mountains. Footpaths and platforms now allows a full appreciation of this natural wonder.

3  Thank Lankylee
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12 September 2018|
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Response from Rita B | Reviewed this property |
I traveled there in August and it wasn't too hot. As far as crowds, I would go during September. In China, avoid traveling during the popular times: Spring Festival, Summer, and the entire first week of October. That... More
12 September 2018|
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Response from Diong 丽 | Reviewed this property |
Recommended is during summer times but will be full crowded with local tourists. For cooling weather will be Apr-May or Sept-Oct months. No idea about shuttle bus service but recommend engage local taxi for returns trip... More
29 August 2018|
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Response from Rita B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know how to Zhangye from the airport. There may be shuttle buses. I took the train to Zhangye. In Zhangye: Go to the West Bus Station. You can take a taxi to the West Bus station, or the Line 4 city bus in... More