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Longdeng Grassland

 Garze Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Longdeng Grassland (龙灯草原)

Longdeng Grassland is located in Garze County, on both sides of the Sichuan Tibet Highway. The grassland in Tibetan called "Gesar pass", meaning "King Gesar battle over Grassland".

King Gesar was then well-known in the camp here, who was locally known as "Gesar pass." Measures in the near Pearl Farm grass, there is a 53 × 53-meter land planning, the legend of King Gesar then built a stage in the earth's largest full-Tibetan tent, inviting his wifes and parents to live in. When the sun rises, King Gesar would make order on stage. 

Pearl Farm is a place to wash your hair. Swans, ducks and other waterfowl habitats can be seen to have fun there. There is a temple near the lake. It is said that Longdeng Grassland's color can be changed 12 times per year. July is the best time to visit there because of the grand horse-racing festival. Then the monks will be staged on Tibetan King Gesar. Currently Longdeng Grassland is applying to be listed as one of World' Natural Heritages.

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Location

Daofu County, Garze Qiang and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, Southwest of China

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

Longdeng Grassland

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Information

Admission for Longdeng Grassland: free

Opening Hours: whole day

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Transportation 

1. Visitors can first take flight to Chengdu, then transfer flight to Kangding, and then take special-line buses to Daofu County. Finally, get off at Bamei Town to walk to Longdeng Grassland.

   
Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Tips

1. The weather changes a lot between day and night, so it's recommended to take warm coats even in summer.

2. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. Because at that time, the hotel reservation and transportation around will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.


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