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Hike to the Rainbow Mountains of Zhangye Danxia

We all are familiar with the rainbow mountains of Peru but there is one more, more beautiful and spectacular than this. It’s the rainbow mountains of the Zhangye Danxia landform. It is located in Gansu province, China. This masterpiece spreads over an area of 50 square kilometers. This park has four viewing platforms. Each giving you different and spectacular viewpoints. You can walk away farthest as much as you like you get the best of the best view and enjoy it just on your own. As fewer people tend to walk away so much. The best view is witnessed during the morning or in the afternoon. 


The name of the four viewpoints are:


•The Colorful meeting fairy observation desk


•The Colorful sea of cloud observation desk


•The colorful embroidered observation desk


•The Colorful clouds observation desk


In all the four viewpoints you will see different formations like in the colorful sea of cloud observation desk you will see formations like- colorful flying clouds, monks worship buddha. In the colorful embroidered desk you can see formations like- the silk road, tassels of the Yugur maiden. Rock formations in the colorful clouds observatory desk include- small patola palace, a supernatural tortoise looks up to the sky. Some formations are easy to sight while there are some that you can’t easily see. 


How to reach here?


There are various ways through which you can reach here. You can hire a private taxi and spend as much time you want according to your wish. If you want a cheaper option you can take shared taxi. The only drawback with them is that they run only at a particular time of the day.  The other convenient option is public bus. It costs less and runs at different times a day.  



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