Author: Sichuan News Release Time: November 15, 2016
Recently, a heavy snow came to the scenic spot of Dagu Iceberg, which witnessed the opening of winter trip. In order to better show tourists the wonderful sceneries of winter trip at Dagu Iceberg, the working staffs of the scenic spot shared some notes for winter trip at Dagu Iceberg.
Q: After heavy snow, is there snow on the road to and inside the scenic spot? Will tourists run into ice-snow road when they take a self-driving trip, and will it influence touring by taking a sightseeing vehicle?
A: The whole altitude from Chengdu to Wenchuan, Maoxian County and to Maohei Road is not higher than 2300 meters. So, in the whole year, there is no accumulated snow, and no ice-snow road. The road maintaining team of the scenic spot has already timely cleaned snow; the drivers of sightseeing vehicle are skillful and experienced and have driven along the mountain road throughout the year, so it is very safe to take a sightseeing vehicle.
Q: Will tourists have altitude stress if touring Dagu Iceberg in winter?
A: The altitude from the valley to the ropeway gradually increases to 3600 meters from 2300 meters. Along the way which extends 34 km, the density of negative oxygen ions is 3700p that is several times of that in Chengdu, so tourists won’t have altitude stress generally. When reaching the top of Dagu Iceberg, tourists are not suggested to take strenuous exercises. If tourists have altitude stress, there are oxygen inhalers sold in the scenic spot, and also oxygen bar providing oxygen supply service.
Q: Is it cold in the scenic spot now?
A: Recently, the temperature at Dagu Iceberg is between 0 degree to 17 degrees, and the temperature difference between day and night is relatively large. Please take cold-resistant measures.
Q: Can we watch the colorful forest these days? What other characteristics does it have?
A: Within the next few days, it is the best time for watching the colorful ice-snow forest; the sceneries are very beautiful. At the end of November, the scenic spot of Dagu Iceberg will formally enter into a pure and noble fairy tale world.
In recent years, at Dagu Iceberg, the tourism brand “Four Season Iceberg” themed by “appreciating ice and playing snow, maintaining health and avoiding summer heat, taking a holiday in the mountainous region, and watching red leaves and colorful forest” has been preliminarily formed; the next step is to lunch personalized and customized tourism products such as sunrise on iceberg, wedding photo, scenery photography, drifting on iceberg, bicycle racing, etc. So, in the four seasons, Dagu Iceberg will not be sealed, but will welcome tourists from various regions with different sceneries in the whole year.
Q: Is there accommodation provided inside the scenic spot?
A: In the scenic spot, it is implemented the management mode of “touring inside the valley, and living outside the valley”. The temperature and humidity in the whole urban area are moderate, and the altitude is only 2300 meters which is very suitable for living. In the surrounding areas, there are different levels of hotels and restaurants and over hundred of Tibetan home inns for tourists to choose, and there are also various Tibetan food for them to taste.