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30/12/2014

Travel Guide - Glacier Park Cableway of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Going west for about 5 kilometers from the Snowflake Villa China tour deals in the Sweet Sea Meadow, you will reach the bottom station of the snow mountain, which is the start of the Great Cable Way of the snow mountain. You will densely forest at an altitude of 3,356 meters. The cable way starts from here, ends at the top station which is at the bottom of Sanzidou(Fan) Peak, 4,506 meters above sea level. The whole cable way is 2,914 meters long, and the vertical difference in height is 1,150 meters. It is the highest passenger cable in China.

The cable way has been installed with full-sealed hanging aluminum box, which has 6 seats in it. It’s very comfortable. It only takes you half an hour to go from the immense forest at the bottom station to the expanse of white snow of the top station, but you will experience the climate of four seasons. You will be excited about the strong changes of the seasons, the big differences between hotness and coldness, and the great changes of the sceneries.

There are complete vertical natural sceneries of subtropical, temperate and frigid zones, and you experience all of them in a short time Public China Holidays. If you take open cable way, you will fully enjoy the vertical distribution of the plants in the snow mountain. Starting from the 3,000 altitude meadow, the cable would take you go through the forests of pines and firs. With the rising of the cable, the forests became gradually far away and large shrubbery appeared, and also bushes of azaleas. Reaching to the height of over 4,000 meters above sea level, you could only see some bryophytes adhered to the rocks. Then at last, large expanses of white snow would come into your eyes.

When you go out of the top station houses, you get to the Glacier Park of the Yulong Snow Mountain Student tours to China. Yulong Snow Mountain is a mountain with the lowest altitude and distributed with modern glacier in European and Asian Great Continent. On its east side, there are ancient glacier functioned relics from the Pleistocene Epoch, distributed in an area with a length of 15-16 kilometers from the south to the north, and a width of 4-5 kilometers from the east to the west. In such a region very close to the city, there are ancient glacier relics and a modern glacier, not large but with various kinds of types, which concentrated the major essence of middle and low altitude mountain glacier in the world. This is very rare in China. It plays a significant role in studies on glaciers, scientific investigation, protection on ecosystem and environment, and tourism.

In the waist of the Yulong Snow Mountain, there are 19 modern glaciers at the region between the altitudes of 4,000 and 4,200 meters. The total area amounts to 11.61 square kilometers. Among them 15 are on the east side while 4 are on the west. Types of the modern glacier in Yulong Snow Mountain can be divided into the following: mountain valley glacier, cirque glacier, hanging glacier and cirque valley glacier, cirque hanging glacier, from which the former ones transformed.

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25/12/2014

Travel Experience to Ping An Zhuang Village

Ping'an is a Zhuang minority village high up in the mountains surrounded by spectacular Longji Rice Terraces affordable China travel packages. The farming village has about 80 Zhuang ethnic households. For more than 600 years, Zhuang people have lived on the terraced rice fields from one generation to generation. Ping'an offers an authentic view into traditional Chinese country living.

For Ping’an village, it still maintains the traditional three storied wood buildings with hemp railing. Most of the buildings have a history of more than 100 years. Built largely from timber, the houses are typically rectangular and three stories high, with a high-foot railing style construction. The domestic animals live in the first level and the villagers live in the upper levers. The adorable village is stacked up in layers along the hillside. Stone paths and staircases twist in and out of buildings. Water flows everywhere in streams, rivulets, waterfalls, and channeled in bamboo pipes Public China Holidays.

The Zhuang people in Ping'an retain their ethnic features of costume and living customs. Men wear short gowns made of hand-loomed cloth; and women wear white shirts, black pants, and brightly colored cloth on their heads. The residents live as they did in old times - adults work in the fields, old people sit on their doorsteps all day, and kids play up and down the paths... When visiting a local family, guests usually are entertained with the zhutongfan (baked bamboo rice) and home-made sweet rice wine.

Embraced by terraces and ecological forest, Ping'an Village is quiet and elegant with a pleasant climate all the year round. There are mainly two scenic spots to get a panorama of spectacular Longji rice terrace, as well as glimpse the rural life and unique style of houses. One is the Nine Dragons and Five Tigers (No.1 viewing spot China travel service); another one is the Seven Stars with the Moon (No.2 viewing spot). Moreover, there are great hiking opportunities here - the four- to five-hour trek between the villages of Ping'an Zhuang Village and Dazhai Yao Village is highly recommended.

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24/12/2014

The Bodhi Monastery and The Minority Cultural Palace

Mangshi last minute China travel deals is the countryseat of Luxi County and also the prefectural seat of Dehong Prefecture. Mangshi means "the Town of Daybreak". The name originated from the story that Sakyamuni got to Mangshi just as day broke. The town has an area of 10 square kilometers and a population of 60,000. Mangshi is a newly developing border town, will prosperous business and booming trading.

The monastery is situated in the middle section of Xinan Road, Mangshi. It is said to have been built in the early Qing Dynasty. The monastery got its name because there was a bodhi tree in front of the monastery when it was built. The original monastery was destroyed in a war. Later repeated reconstructions and repeated destructions happened. The existing monastery was built in 1978. The roof is of a Han style, but the architecture as a whole and especially the balustrade and railing are of a Dai style.

The monastery is a Southern Buddhist monastery well known in Southeast Asia and the Dai areas of Yunnan China Holidays. After Liberation, the Chinese Association of Buddhism carried a very big statue of Sakyamuni with bare feet to this monastery from Beijing. In 1956, it took a tooth of Sakyamuni there for people to worship, which made the monastery even more popular. The monastery is now where the prefectural association of Buddhism lies and is ranked as a provincial point of interest.
Minority Cultural Palace

The Minority Cultural Palace is located in the southern section of the Youth Street, Mangshi Shopping in China. It covers an area of 150 square kilometers. The splendid palace, hidden among oil palm trees and bamboo trees, has distinctive ethnic features. To its north there is "the Pavilion of the White Dragon", which is the symbol of the Dai's Water Splashing Festival. The Cultural Palace was built in 1988 by the people of Dehong in memory of Premier Zhou.

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