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Cangshan Mountain

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Address: Dali 671000, China
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Wonderful trail on the mountains

It's a wonderful trail in about 2,000 meters. The are many options to do the trail. The trail is well signed with English signs! I want up with the chair lift, did all the trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a wonderful trail in about 2,000 meters. The are many options to do the trail. The trail is well signed with English signs! I want up with the chair lift, did all the trail and got down with the cable car. Awesome views, lake, snowing mountains. It took me about 6 hours.

Thank yboxer
Shenzhen, China
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two option 1st cable car 2nd by walk. From two different points cable car is available. The one to the most south is the longest one but second part always close because of high wind. For half way return we pay 160 Rmb but we didn't use return as we came by walk by this way we experience... More 

Thank mbilal26
Pasir Ris, null, Singapore
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152 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's really high up just to go to the cable car station. If you have to walk few hundred steps but you won't feel tired as there are lots of shop left and right of the stairs. Most of them selling different kind of fruits, pine nuts, macadamia, etc. You can bargain on the prices as well. Try out some... More 

Thank Noor711
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Cangshan mountain offers a variety of entrance road. However, before you emerge on th trip one of the most important planning quircks to do is asking in the hotel/hostel whether they can call and ask if all cable cars are open. This way travellers that want to hike up to the top could save time planning and choosing the right... More 

Thank Mantas D
Wollongong, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We thought the 2 cable car options expensive so walked up. The walk took about an hour up. The Jade Cloud walkway goes around the mountains and is flat and paved. Beautiful views of the mountains. We walked down via another route. This was the best day we had in China!

1 Thank salsal61
Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We walked up the mountain from the most Eastern entrance point and walked along the Jade road before taking the most Western cable car down. The walk up was nice and was a proper mountain path, rather than the usual steps you encounter on Chinese mountains. The Jade path was pretty with good views, but did get quite repetitive. The... More 

Thank jenna_lou_bd
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the peak is not open with the cable car due to winter strong winds. Even with getting to the mid peak, the view is breathtaking with clear blue sky with some clouds and warm sunshine. Wish they will give a map of the spots and we don't have to guess and back trace some of our steps. It's a... More 

Thank yinic
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I took bus number 4 to Guanyin temple, which is about 11km from Old Town. A driver approached me and charged 20yuan to get to the cable car entrance. Entrance to park is 40yuan, single cable car is 50. Once there, walk up around 150 steps to the start of 'jade walk' - turn right, walk 4.5km (1 hour for... More 

1 Thank Andrea M
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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91 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

this is a good mountain to relax. the entrance fee is not cheap but good to have a look. the mountain is high and the scenic is great. you can view the whole DALI inside the caber car. i like the pine tree and the small waterfall with Aloveskites bodhashava . Even the entrace and the cable car ticket are... More 

Thank louise l
Island of Malta, Malta
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91 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

After all the hype about this mountain, We were fairly disappointed. The ride to the top on the gondolas was very good. As usual lots of Chinese tourists,But you need to be in real good health to go to all the places on the mountain.Lots and lots and lots of steps.

1 Thank Emanuel D

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