Yading Skyrunning Festival Attracts More Tourists to Daocheng County
Yading received more than 1 million tourist visits last year, up 32 percent compared with the previous year, the Yading scenic spot's administration reports. The number of tourist visits was 420,000 in 2016. Tourism income hit US$293.8 million in 2018.
More than 1,100 runners from 28 countries made their way to Yading to challenge themselves with the amazing Skyrunning competition. This is the third skyrun to be held in Yading and with two new routes introduced the courses provide different challenges and difficulty for competitors.