Qingcheng Back Mountain Hiking Tour
The Qingcheng Mountain is the foothill of the Minshan Mountain Range,which is located between Sichuan Valley and Tibetan Pleatue.
The Qingcheng Back Mountain is the most beautiful part of the whole Mountain Range with lots of waterfalls, nice villages, ancient Temples and wildlives(including pandas).
Different from the Qingcheng Front Mountain, the Back are not visited by bus tours, the nature is much prettier and calm.
For people who like outdoors activities,it's a very nice place for a day tour from Chengdu.
The Itinerary of the day tour is as below,
Depart Chengdu at 7:30 AM, transfer to Tai'an Old Town around 9:15AM.
Walk around Tai'an Old Town and visit the Tai'an Buddhist Monastery.(1hour)
Use cable car to Baiyun village,and then hike up to Baiyun Caves(2hours).
Walk all the way down and return back to Tai'an (2.5hours),beautiful waterfalls all the way.
Transfer back to Chengdu around 5PM.
The costs of the tour is 1400 Yuan(USD215) in total for a group(maximum 6Pax),including tour guide and transportation.
But food,admission fee(20Yuan/PP) and cable car(80Yuan/PP) are not covered.
This tour is suitable for people almost all ages,from young Children to seniors,who are fit enough to walk 4 hours in a day.
There is alternative for people who can't walk that much,skip Baiyun Caves and only take a cable car to the middle way of the mountain and walk all the way down(1.5hours).