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Mount Qingcheng

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A natural scenic area and a holy mountain of Taoism.
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Qingcheng Mountain Town, Chengdu 611844, China
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All reviews cable car day trip walk up return ticket beautiful scenery bullet train north railway station the high speed train scenic area small lake worth the effort ticket office shuttle bus taoist temple worth the trip avoid the crowds climb
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

What a fantastic and fun 1/2 day hike up the back side of the Mountain to the cable car station. Our guide Snow from China Highlights was FANTASTIC TOO. It rained the day we did the hike, which added to the beauty and setting. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great escape from the city and absolutely worth to see. The hike is not too exhausting while there is also an option to take a cable car for the middle section. On the foot of the mountain, there is the Six Senses...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Padschi
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Qingcheng Mountain is not for the unfit - there is a lot of walking uphill & downhill to do. The steps are uneven and often narrow; and when it's wet, they can get slippery. We took the ferry boat across the lake & the cable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank UrbanSheep
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Mount Qingcheng is beautiful and the temples and caves scattered throughout its many, many kilometres of steps are interesting to see. Getting to the site is easy enough with the high speed train from Xipu - just don’t assume that if you show up in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank howardr839
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Do not waste your money on a guided tour it is something you can do yourself even if you do not speak Chinese. The guided English tour companies are a complete rip off! The front Mountain is a little on the busy side and costs...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LisaSmith123456
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Self arranged trip using high speed rail: 915am xipu>qingchenshan 645pm qingchenshan > xipu When you reach the station, follow the locals and they will walk to shuttle buses where you can go to the front or back mountain (25 yuan 2 way tix) We originally...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SarahK6996
Reviewed 7 August 2018

this is one of the oldest originating regions for Dao-ism, other than that, it's just a mountain range that is packed with people. good escape tho getting away from Chengdu pollution

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We spent time in Beijing and Chengdu, and Mount Qincheng was definitely the highlight of our trip. It was recommended to us by Lily of WestChinaGo, and we are so glad we decided to visit. It is definitely a climb and takes a few hours,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank gipro2003
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Be prepared for quite an uphill walk with variety of step sizes. Worth the trip to top and beautiful views and temple. Shops and food stops along the way.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jane D
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Hope this can help those who are planning to go there independently (ie not with the tour). We took metro to Xipu and train to Qingchengshan station (CNY10). From the station exit to your left and take bus 101 (CNY2) to the scenic area entrance....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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25 August 2018|
Response from howardr839 |
Each site is a day trip in its own as they both entail a considerable amount of walking and by the end of the day you would be exhausted.
Antoinette Z
16 August 2018|
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Response from howardr839 |
Between the two options I would suggest the Leshan Buddha but my favourite day trip in the Chengdu area is the Sanxingdui Museum.