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13 Sep 2018
“China's Colorado Canyon”
5 May 2018
“Magnificent Natural Rock Formations!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Zhangye, China
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Listed as world top 5 canyons, as equally famous as Colorado Canyon. It's also China top most outdoor photographic creation base for those seek nature incomparable and breathtaking pictures.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Diong 丽
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Compared to the Danxia mountains, this area only takes half that time to cover (1.5 hours). Make sure to go dow to the canyon floor to experience the valley! theres a cat ladder course that will take u back to the surface again, offering a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank MichaelC7622
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

it is one of the highlight for 1 day trip in Zhangye before go to the rainbow mountain, better rent a private car, so can go to few places in 1 day like I did, full report in ... days2explore.com

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank 166andrir
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I'm assuming that anyone reading this review is an avid traveler as this is a very remote location and not very well known to tourists. That being said, sometimes when you travel a lot it's hard to be awestruck and this was the case for...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank wanderlustforever21
Reviewed 13 April 2017

平山湖大峡谷 (Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon) is a nice day trip from Zhangye. You can easily get a bus in the morning (starting from maybe 9am) and you get the bus back at about 3/4 in the afternoon. It is about a 2 hour bus ride...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank catyshea
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We reached Zhangye by train in the morning and decided to visit this place in the afternoon. The temperature was pleasant; not very cold. The place is little away from Zhangye city. When we visited major work on new highway connecting the attraction with Zhangye...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ghkulkarni
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you are not a hiker, you wont see much. We had a great time going down to the bottom and explore the canyon. Yes, there are many stairs, but you don't need to run.... I am 68 yrs young and had no problems whatsoever.There...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank bissigerhund
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Smaller scale version of Colorado, this canyon is located about 60 km north east of Zhangye. It is a relatively new attraction as there are fewer visitors. To fully appreciate the scenery, you need to go down into the canyon rather than looking it from...More

Date of experience: September 2015
6  Thank emster2029
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