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Cangshan Mountain: Tours & Tickets

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Cangshan Mountain Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got our hotel host to write the name of the most southerly Cable car and the northerly chairlift in Chinese. We then took a (proper) taxi to the southerly cable car - about 40 yuan - went up the cable car and from the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the '3 pagodas' bus from the town centre. As the title says it goes straight through to the pagodas, past the old town but first it stops at the bottom of the road to the mountain. Or maps showed it is 2/3 km...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank david c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can get the chair lift up, and the walk is paved and almost along a contour, so little up and down. Beautiful views over the lake and of the mountains the other side of the valley. Interesting alpine flowers, especially a bright blue Codonopsis....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

Took a chair lift up which lasted for about 25 mins, although I’m scared of heights throughly enjoyed this and then walked round the mountain pass which was a stone walk way built against the mountain but very safe and almost no areas where there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019

A good way to experience Cangshan that not many people seem to know about is by horseback. From the bottom of the "Ximatan" Cable car (also known as the Babu Movie City), you can hire a local horse guide to take you by horse up...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank MattinChina
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Went there a lot of times! Nice Hiking place. There are Trails to walk but most people will only take the tram and walk to the top

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank li x
Reviewed 5 July 2019

Nice leisurely walk for people of all ages, but still 11 km. Nice views. We especially like the walk up the 100 + steps to the top of the 7 pools with a waterfall at each level. We to the gondola back down. We spent...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank briananthony142
Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

LOL ok, maybe not really the best person to review.. we’re basically lazy and just took the Cable car up to the highest point and go down. whole trip took around....2 hours max i think. No hike etc due to some of the members can’t...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank RoderickSIa
Reviewed 18 May 2019

Cang Mountain (or Cangshan in Chinese) is the backdrop to Dali old town and Erhai lake. There are three cableways up the mountain: the northernmost is Zhonghe, Xima Pool in the middle, and Gantong in the south. I recommend the Xima Pool Cableway, if you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank NanjingTraveler
Reviewed 15 May 2019

We took the Gantong Cable Car up the mountain, walked the 11.5 kilometers on the YuDai Rd. and took the Zhonghe chairlift down. We were traveling with 6 adults ages 19 to 49 plus two kids ages 7 and 9. It took us 3 hours...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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12 August 2018|
Response from MWG12 | Reviewed this property |
You might wish to take the cable car from the northern entrance. There are no stairs there and the path is quite level at the top. The southern entrance starts with quite a few steps and only after that is the path level. It... More
29 June 2017|
Response from Mantas D | Reviewed this property |
sorry for a late reply. I'm sorry I don't know because I haven't been on top. However, along the snake path there are many spots that could serve as a good camping spot. I am not entirely sure whether it is allowed by local... More