Located in the southern part of Sichuan province, Shunan Bamboo Forest is a green paradise. This is a scene from the famous Chinese movie crouching tiger, hidden dragon.
As a cultural landscape and a pristine bamboo park, it has been listed as a national scenic spot, China biosphere reserve, the first national 4a-level scenic spot and one of the top 10 scenic spots. It is also listed as one of the 10 most beautiful forests by national geographic. The bamboo forest of shun ‘an attracts a large number of tourists for its fresh air and high content of negative oxygen ions.
There are 8 main scenic spots and 2 subsidiary scenic spots in the bamboo forest of shun ‘an, with a total of 134 scenic spots. The bamboo forest of Shunan is majestic, precipitous, tranquil, precipitous and elegant. Its beauty is embodied in the imperial temple, Tianbao village and Xianyu cave, which are known as the “top ten landscape of bamboo forest”.
There are 6 exhibition halls, 1 bamboo garden and 1 bamboo handicraft workshop, displaying the charming bamboo forest, rich bamboo resources and brilliant bamboo culture.
Through the bamboo front door, you can see red sandstone roads and streams swaying in the lush bamboo forest. On the left side of the main road is a bamboo corridor, where various handicrafts are sold, such as bamboo chopsticks, bamboo carts and bamboo chairs. Dense bamboo forest, gurgling water, spectacular waterfalls, let you linger.
It offers views of winding rivers, crisscrossed paths through fields, and looming cottages in bamboo groves. In the distance is the transition zone from sichuan basin to Yunnan – Guizhou plateau. Two rolling hills, east and west like two side by side of the dragon, guarding the bamboo forest.
When the clear spring water flows through the undulating mountains, it forms a foaming waterfall, which makes the deep bamboo forest seem lively. Of all the waterfalls, the most spectacular is the rainbow waterfall. The Hulu canyon’s rainbow rain falls on the huilong bridge in four grades with a 200-meter drop. The blue sky and green bamboo are reflected on the still lake, which reflects the floating waterfall
Qinglong lake is the largest lake in the bamboo forest of shun ‘an, covering an area of 3 square kilometers. Bamboo rafting across qinglong lake, through the boatman’s hand pull rope movement is considered the overall highlight. Or sit by a lake and have a sip of the local wine.