Zhangye National (Danxia) Geopark – Binggou 张掖丹霞国家地质公园 – 冰沟

Location: Gansu province, Zhangye City, Sunan County 甘肃省 张掖市 肃南县

How to get there: by train to Zhangye and then 75 minutes by bus or car. The road passes the entrance to Qicai Danxia (“7-coloured danxia”) 七彩丹霞 (see this post), 15 minutes (12 km) from Binggou.

The bus from Zhangye to Sunan leaves roughly once an hour, it stops close to both the Qicai and Binggou entrances. It’s recommended to visit both places the same day, and the most convenient way is to pay around 300 yuan for a car and driver from your hotel in Zhangye and back again.

Time needed in the scenic area: a couple of hours, we stayed for 3 hours.

Time of visit: April 2019

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Entrance tickets:
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Scenic area bus ticket:
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The entrance:
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The bus from the entrance stops here, the start of the trekking path
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Path leading into the  scenic area
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3 thoughts on “Zhangye National (Danxia) Geopark – Binggou 张掖丹霞国家地质公园 – 冰沟

  1. There is a bus from Zhangye to Sunan 肃南 every hour. The bus stops close to the entrances to both Qicai 7 Color Mountain and Binggou.
    So you can take this bus between Binggou and Qicai, the distance is 12 km and it takes 15-20 minutes.

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