Guiyang贵阳-Chishui赤水-Zigong 自贡-Bamboo Sea蜀南竹海


This triangle linking the south of Sichuan province with the north of Guizhou is a great combination of lush subtropical scenery, traditional villages and impressive architectural monuments. Yet, in spite of its attractions, the area has not been put on the tourist map, which only contributes to its charm.


This route is equally feasible from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, or from Guiyang, capital of Guizhou, given that the bus connections are good both ways. If you start from Guiyang, like we did, you may find the first part between Guiyang and Chishui, a bit long and tiring, though you could always break up the journey in the historical city of Zunyi….

There is now a high-speed train operating between Chengdu and Guiyang bringing travelling times down to just a few hours.

Click here: for the Bamboo Sea

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Click here: for Chishui

Bamboo Sea