34 days in Sichuan Itinerary

34 days in Sichuan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Danba County
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Xiaojin County
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Songpan County
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Jiuzhaigou County
— 6 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Xingwen County
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
6
Daocheng County
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Kangding County
— 13 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Ya'an
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Prague

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Danba County

Danba County
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jiaju Tibetan Village and then don't miss a visit to Natural Bonsai of Danba East Valley. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Danba Ancient Tower and then admire the landmark architecture of Zhonglu Tibetan Fortress Viilage.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Danba County driving holiday planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Danba County is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to China Standard Time is 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Xiaojin County.

Things to do in Danba County

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Xiaojin County

Xiaojin County ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mt. Siguniang Nature Reserve and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Siguniang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the history at Changping Valley and then admire the verdant scenery at Shuangqiao Valley.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Xiaojin County trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Danba County to Xiaojin County in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Songpan County.

Things to do in Xiaojin County

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mount Siguniang ©
Mount Siguniang

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Songpan County

Songpan County ©
Though the area remains largely rural and the economy mostly geared towards agriculture, tourism in Songpan County has begun to develop, with a host of scenic areas and cultural sites to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the views at Huanglong Valley and then examine the collection at SongPan LiShi WenHua ZhanLanGuan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Zhaga Waterfall and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Songpan horse trek.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Songpan County trip planner.

You can drive from Xiaojin County to Songpan County in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Jiuzhaigou County.

Things to do in Songpan County

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zhaga Waterfall ©
Zhaga Waterfall

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Jiuzhaigou County

Jiuzhaigou County ©
Nine villages make up Jiuzhaigou County, a valley with a wealth of natural sites protected by UNESCO.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wucaichi and Shuanglong Lake. Visiting Grass Lake and Shu Zheng Lake will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Shuzheng Valley, stroll around Sparkling Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jiuzailing Temple.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Jiuzhaigou County fast, fun, and easy.

Take a bus from Songpan County to Jiuzhaigou County in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Xingwen County.

Things to do in Jiuzhaigou County

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center ©
Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center

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Xingwen County

Xingwen County
On the 13th (Wed), walk around Xingwen Shihai Geological Park and then Head underground at Shihai Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Shu'nan Bamboo Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longyin Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shu'nan Bamboo Forest.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Xingwen County holiday planner.

Getting from Jiuzhaigou County to Xingwen County by car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In March in Xingwen County, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Daocheng County.

Things to do in Xingwen County

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Changning County
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Daocheng County

Daocheng County ©
Get outdoors at Hell Canyon of Kasi and Xianuo Duoji Mountain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bang River and Sela Scenic Resort and Chonggu Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Daocheng County itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Xingwen County to Daocheng County with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangding County.

Things to do in Daocheng County

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Aden Scenic Area ©
Aden Scenic Area

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Kangding County

Kangding County ©
Kangding or Dardo was a county in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan Province, China. Visiting Zheduo Mountain and Gaorsi Mountain will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery) and Gongga Mountain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kangding County: Luding County (Hailuo Valley, Hailuogou Scenic Resort, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gongga Temple, enjoy some diversion at Kangding Ancient City, don't miss a visit to Paoma Mountain, and have some family-friendly fun at Tagong Grassland.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kangding County online road trip planner.

You can drive from Daocheng County to Kangding County in 7.5 hours. You'll set off for Ya'an on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Kangding County

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luding County, Gaorsi Mountain
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Zheduo Mountain ©
Zheduo Mountain
Gongga Mountain ©
Gongga Mountain
Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery) ©
Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery)

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nights
Ya'an

Ya'an
Ya'an is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, China, located just below the Tibetan Plateau.HistoryPreviously known as Yazhou-fu, the city is first mentioned during the Zhou Dynasty (1122-255 BCE). Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Wawu Forest Park (Reopen at Oct 1th 2015) and then take in the awesome beauty at Mengding Mountain Tourist Area. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Bifengxia Panda Reserve, snap pictures at Yazhou Gallery Bridge, and then walk around Mt. Jinfeng Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ya'an online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kangding County to Ya'an in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ya'an

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mengding Mountain Tourist Area, Mt. Wawu Forest Park (Reopen at Oct 1th 2015)
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