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Best Places to Visit in Garze

Best places to visit in Garze are famous attractions such as Hailuogou Glacier Park, Mugecuo Scenic Area, Daocheng Yading Natural Reserve, Kangding, Mount Gongga, Mount Erlang Tunnel, Moxi Old Town, Danba Village in Garze. Now, please come with TopChinaTravel to explore the beautiful Garze.

Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park

Located at the lowest altitude spot around in Asia, Hailuogou Glacier Park is an integrative scenic area consisting of modern oceanic glacier, complete virgin forest, as well as boiling, hot, and cold springs.
Hailuogou is an important part of the national level Mt. Gongga scenic spot. And it is also a national level natural reserves, national glacier forest park, national AAAA class tour resort, and national geologic park.

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With rising and setting of the sun, light and shadow form different attractiveness of the spot each day. Year in year out, flower blossom reflects the eternity of remote and quite paradise. All the beautiful sports and attractive colors, great mountains and comfortable hote springs, are the best gifts given back to the tourists by Hailuogou.

Mugecuo Scenic Area

Mugecuo Scenic Area is 20km from the city and covers an area of 500sq km. the Mugecuo Scenic Area consists of 6 parts as Azalea Valley, Horse Racing Lawn, Seven-color Sea, Medicine Pool Hot Spring, Nugecuo and Red Sea Grassland.

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Mugecuo is the largest alpine lake in regions of 2000m above sea level in Sichuan. There are nearly one hundred hot springs nearby which have different curative effects. Among them, there are wonders as Sight-regaining spring, Good-for-stomach spring, Goot-washing spring, etc.. Seven-color Sea is a highland lake integrating lake and hot spring. The sight of the lake changes everyday.it is as calm as a mirror in the morning reflecting the snow peak and mountain. In the afternoon, the lake is rolling which shakes the valley.


Daocheng Yading Natural Reserve

From the sentence that "Daocheng is the last virgin ground on the blue Earth", we can find out the charms of this place. Firstly, Daocheng is extremely beautiful and clean. Second, Daocheng is a site known by others just in a short time. And Yading area is one of the highlights in this district.

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Daocheng is located in the south of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Province, Daocheng is widely regarded as "the last pure land in the blue planet." At an average elevation of 3800 meters, Daocheng is renowned for its magnificent mountain and wild lake scenery. Forests, grasslands, and brooks can all be found in the grand valley, fringed by splendid mountain peaks capped with snow. In this holy land, you can still find local Tibetans living in their traditional lifestyle.



Kangding, a world's famous historic and cultural city, is the economic, political and culturela center of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Region in Sichuan. Kangding is located on the west edge of Sichuan Basin Area. It is situation in the key point of Sichuan-Tibet high express.
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It is a city populated by significant proportions of both Tibetans and Han, and is part of the historical Tibetan region of Kham. A raging river splits the city, thus the constant sound of water emanates throughout much of the city. The city features a sizable city square where young and old alike gather in the early hours of the morning to do Tai Chi, play badminton, or socialise. This square comes alive on the weekends as well, when families tend to populate it. Traditional Tibetan and Sichuanese restaurants are easily found throughout the city.


Mount Gongga

Mount Gongga (Minya Konka) is located in the southern part of Kangding in Sichuan. Mount Gongga is the main range of the snow mountain in Sichuan region. With a title of the King of Mountains in Sichuan, the main peak of Mount Gongga is in a height of 7,556 inches above the sea level. Mount Gongga is the easternmost 7000 m peak in the world and the third highest peak outside of the Himalaya/Karakoram.

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Mount Gongga is one of the most popular destinations for international mountaineers. It is famous for its high climbing level. More dangerous and adventurous than climbing the Mout Everest, Mount Gongga now just have been conquered by 24 people.


Mount Erlang Tunnel

Mount Erlang Tunnel is one of the tunnels of Sichuan-Tibet highway. It is located in the Erlang Mountain, in the border of Yaan City and Garze in Sichuan Province. This tunnel is said to be a mountain highway tunnel which is the longest and have deepest buried length, highest elevation, largest ground stress as well as very complex geological condition in China.

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Mount Erlang Tunnel is famous for its steep mountain and harsh climate. It connects with the mainland and Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Hence, its economic, political, tourism significance is self-evident.


Moxi Old Town

Moxi Old Town is located in the south of the Luding County in Garze, close to the Mount Gongga and the Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park. It is about 304 km away from Chengdu city, and about 70 km from Kangding.

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Moxi Old Town is the settlement of the Han Nationality, Yi Nationality and Tibetan Nationality. It has kept a complete ancient town blocks; those blocks are the ancient building group built during late Qing Dynasty. Also, you can find a Catholic church built by the French and the red army camp led by Mao Zedong in 1935..


Danba Village

Danba Village is located in the east of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; it is the east gate of Garzê. Covering a vast area of 5649 square kilometers, Danba features in the mountain confrontation, ridges and peaks, deep canyon and unique scenery.

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Danba village has rich and colorful btourist resources, such as singular magnificent natural landscapes, charming magnificent national amorous feelings, ancient and mysterious national history and culture. It is one of the best destinations to return to nature, enjoy the leisure vacation and adventure tours all over the world.

Recommended Garze Tour: 10 Days Photo Safari from Sichuan to Yunnan (Chengdu-Garze(Kangding-Litang-Daocheng-Yading)-Shangri-la-Kunming) 

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