Anshun Travel Guide

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Anshun Travel Guide

Anshun MapSituated to the east of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in the mid-western part of Guizhou Province, Anshun City has become the center of tourism for the western part of Guizhou. Located directly on the route between Qian (Guizhou) and Dian (Yunnan), it has been the collection and distribution center for commercial goods since ancient times. Due to its important strategic position, it is also known as - 'the belly of Qian, the throat of Dian, the lips and teeth of Shu (Sichuan) and Yue (Guangdong)'.

There is one district (Xixiu District), two counties (Pingba County, Puding County), and three autonomous counties (Guanling Buyi Minority and Miao Minority Autonomous County, Zhenning Buyi and Miao Minority Autonomous County, and Ziyun Miao Minority and Buyi Minority Autonomous County) under Anshun City's governance.

Many beautiful mountains and rivers decorate this mysterious land. Three national scenic and historic interest areas are located here including: Huangguoshu Waterfall National Park (National AAAAA Level), Dragon Palace Cave Scenic Spot (National AAAAA Level), and Getu River Scenic Area. The city also hosts one national forest park, Jiulongshan Forest Park, as well as a number of province-level and city-level scenic spots.

The spectacular scenery of this area is most often associated with the typical Karst type of topography. In addition to the scenery, there are many notable historic places of interest that leave an everlasting mark on visitors including: Puding Chuandong Human Fossil Site renowned as 'Asian Lamp of Civilization', the 'Red Cliff Relics' - one of the eight mysterious writings in China - a book from Heaven, Anshun Wenmiao Temple - renowned for stone-carving building complex, Tun Bu Village, cliffside inscriptions, ancient rock art, and ancient tombs. With so many places to visit, it has become a well known tourist resort.

Huangguoshu Waterfall, Anshun
Huangguoshu Waterfall
Dragon Palace Cave, Anshun, Guizhou
Dragon Palace Cave

 Recommended Tour including the visit to Anshun:
Yunnan-Guizhou Minorities: 10 days, Kunming, Lijiang, Huangguoshu Waterfall and other Yunnan and Guizhou cities.

Due to the Anshun's important position in the history of Guizhou, it was the earliest development area in Guizhou. Today, getting to and from the area is very convenient since the Qingzhen - Huangguoshu Speedway and the Huangguoshu Airport are both open for travelers. Thus a pleasant trip to Anshun should be no problem.

Girls of Miao Minority
Girls of Miao Minority
Old Han Minority People in Anshun
Old Han Minority People



Dining     Shopping & Nightlife

The city is a cultural melting pot with contributions from the Miao, Buyi and Gelao minority groups. These citizens are proud of the diverse mix of cultures which may be seen in: architecture styles - Folk House of Guizhou Tunbao; festivals - Tiaohua Festival, Baishu Festival, Ox King Festival, Changxin Festival; ethnic arts & crafts - brocade, wax printing, kitchen knife, embroidery; finery and decorations; and their special local foods and snacks- crystal bean jelly, glutinous rice cake, Zhenning Bobo Candy. The Living Fossil of Drama - Di Opera at Anshun of Guizhou is another "must-see" during your visit.

- Last modified on Jan. 24, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Anshun Travel
Asked by Jasmine chow from MALAYSIA | Jan. 15, 2019 02:05Reply
Hi dear 5 of us will be going to guiyang on 7th April 2019.
how do I get to anshun from shenzhen North railway station n fare? Can kindly advise the best scenery to see there will put 2 nights around there any recommendation on budget hotel or guest house. Since we have 5 to 6 days can kindly recommend some scenic itinerary. Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Greeley from RUSSIA | Jan. 24, 2019 17:46

1. Take high speed train from Shenzhen North Railway Station to Xiangtan North Railway Station first. The duration is around 4 hours. The ticket fare of 1st class seat is CNY623.5, 2nd class seat is CNY401.5 and business cls. seat is CNY1232.
Then transfer to high speed train to Anshun West Railway Station. The duration is 4 hours. The ticket fare of 1st class seat is CNY582, 2nd class seat is CNY345.5, VIP class seat is CNY658 and business cls. seat is CNY1091.5.

2. You can easily find several budget hotels nearby the railway station. Just choose one when you arriving there.

3. You can arrange the tour in the following way:
Day 1: Huangguoshu Waterfall
Day 2: Dragon Palace Cave Scenic Spot
Day 3: Getu River Scenic Area
Day 4: Daxiaoqikong Scenic Area - Libo
Day 5: Xiasi Ancient Town - Xijiang Miao Village
Asked by Boon from THAILAND | Dec. 07, 2018 17:16Reply
From Anshun to Pingba to see Cherry blossom.
Is there any bus from Anshun, which bus station how often and when is last bus ?
Thanks for all reply.
Answers (1)
Answered by Felicity from USA | Dec. 10, 2018 00:09

Yes, you can take the direct bus at Anshun Bus Station to Pingba, deparitng from about 07:50 to 18:20. The ticket fare is CNY12.
Asked by Jew from THAILAND | Nov. 04, 2018 23:59Reply
Jinyang Bus Station in Guiyang to Pingba, Anshun
Could you tell me
1. Jinyang Bus Station in Guiyang to Pingba, How much is the bus ticket?
and what time is the first bus and the next? Every hour?
2. When we back, Are there the bus from Pingba Farm?
2. Jinyang Bus Station is address : Jinyang South Raod, Jinyang Xin District, Guiyang, is'nt it?

Thank you in advance
Answers (1)
Answered by Hook from USA | Nov. 06, 2018 19:26

There is only one bus departing at 19:00 at Jinyang Bus Station to Pingba. The bus ticket fare is CNY29. From Pingba to Guiyang, you can take the local bus first to the South Bus Station. And then take the long-distance bus at Pingba South Bus Station back to Guiyang. You can have a try.
Asked by Lina from КИТАЙ | Oct. 23, 2018 22:24Reply
Hi, how to get to Anshun from Guangzhou?
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Answered by Rena from USA | Oct. 23, 2018 23:37

By bus, you can take the only direct bus at Guangzhou City Bus Station, departing at 15:20. The ticket fare is CNY310 and the running time is about 15 hours.

By train, there is no direct train between the two cities. You can first take the bullet train at Guangzhou South railway station to Guiyang North railway station. The ticket fare is CNY323 for a second class seat.

Then take the bullet train at Guiyang North railway station to Anshun West railway station. The ticket fare is CNY46.5 for a second class seat.

The whole train ride may take about 6 hours and about CNY370.
Asked by Philip from UNITED KINGDOM | Sep. 11, 2018 18:18Reply
Beipanjiang Bridge: How can one go there from Anshun?
Answers (1)
Answered by Dean from NETHERLANDS | Sep. 13, 2018 00:52

You can take a bus from Anshun East Bus Station and the bus departs at 8:20, 9:30, 9:50, 11:30. The bus fare is around CNY50. Benpanjiang Bridge is one of the bus stop. You should get off in the midway.
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