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Southern Sichuan Bamboo Sea

 Yibin Attractions

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Introduction to Southern Sichuan Bamboo Sea (蜀南竹海)

Southern Sichuan Bamboo Sea, located in the border of Changning and Jiang'an county, Yibin City, southern part of Sichuan Province, is a natural site endowed with a sea of ever green and fresh bamboo. You may like the green of mountain, green of forest, green of lake, but this green of bamboo sea brings you with the breathtaking beauty by its vast sea of vibrant and vivid bamboo.

With an area of 120 square kilometers (29,653 acres), Southern Sichuan Bamboo Sea provides rich sceneries with a large variety of beautiful and elegant bamboo, mountains, rivers, karst caves, lakes and falls, also with many other cultural relics and historical sites. Bamboo is the main theme of this wonderland. In the core area of the bamboo sea, altitudes varies from 600 to 1000 meters and 28 ridges and peaks of high and low, 500 hills of big and small size are covered by bamboo of more than 5,000 hectares. These complicated and varied geographical features have added extra charm to the bamboo sea. When a gentle breeze comees across, you will see the green waves of the endless bamboo dancing here and there, with the fresh fragrance of the bamboo leaves, and hints of sunlight shaded between the tall and straight bamboo, with sound of streams and singing of birds, this vivid bamboo forest will get you forget where you come and where you are going.

Except the enchanted bamboo sea, there are another 134 scenic spots to be visited, among which the Rainbow Waterfall, the Fairy Lake, The Emerald Corridor are those popular ones visited by tourists. This ever green and fresh sea is suitable to visit all the year around. Whatever the alteration of seasons and changes of time, the green and elegance of the bamboo in the Southern Sichuan Bamboo Sea always stay green and elegant. Enjoying the splendid bamboo sea with other wonderful spots, experiencing the bamboo culture, listening to the beautiful legend, walking through the sea to feel the peace and serenity, this is a tour worth visiting.

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20 Kilometers South of City, Changning County, Yibin City, Sichuan Province

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Main Sights

Bamboo Sea, Rainbow Waterfall, the Fairy Lake

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Travel Information

Admission: 110 RMB (High Season), 60 RMB (Low Season)

Opening Hours: All Day

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Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station has direct buses to the west gate of the Bamboo Sea at 9:20AM and 15:30PM every day. The Alternative is to take a bus from Chengdu / Chongqing to Yibin first, then travel from Yibin to the Bamboo Sea via Changning. Buses run high frequently between these places.

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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.

2. The best season to visit is from May to August.

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