Enjoy a guided day tour to Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Dam to explore the wonderful scenery and the greatest water conservancy project in Chinese history. Mount Qingcheng is a sacred place of Taoism, so there are many Taoist temples scattered among the trees. The mountain is covered by numerous green trees which go straight up to the sky and the trees are unique to this region. There are also many unique plants and insects. Due to the comparative high sea level and the green plants, the oxygen there is profuse and clear.
Your Chengdu tour starts in the early morning as your guide will pick up you from your hotel and then head to Mount Qingcheng in an hour drive. You will enjoy the beautiful Chengdu plain and villages en route. After the Sichuan earthquake, they have been rebuilt successfully, and some of the villager's house even can be compared with villas in Europe.
Arrive in Mount Qingcheng, take the cable car up the mountain very quickly, and then you will hike up about 30 minutes to the Summit of Mount Qingcheng, Shangqinggong Palace. Here you will have a bird's eye view of Mount Qingcheng. It is almost a water color picture, and the most beautiful scene will be the waving mountains hiding in the light fog. Hike down the mountain on the zigzag mountain trails.
The Heaven Master Cave will be the most important place you will visit in Mount Qingcheng. Here you will admire the huge and old Ginkgo tree which is said to be planted by Master Zhangdaoling 2000 years ago. You can also learn about the harmony theory of Taoism.
Enjoy your lunch at the restaurant of the temple, it is a simple Chinese lunch, but it has a breathtaking setting inside the temple.
After you descend the mountain in the afternoon, after 20 minutes' driving, you will arrive in Dujiangyan Dam. Dujiangyan Dam is the most famous ancient Chinese Dam, and it is still functioning. Here you will learn about how ancient China made full use of the local landscape and to build this great project.
After that you will be brought back to your hotel where your tour concludes.