Top 10 self-drive tours in Sichuan

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A self-driving tour with flexible time and random visits is an ideal option for those who pursue the rising horizon connecting the serene sky with the vast and boundless land, or the plateau surrounded by the mountain ranges around the boundaries of Sichuan. Bordering Tibet Autonomous Region, Gansu, Qinghai and Yunnan, the province is rich in diversified ethnic cultures whose simplicity, sincerity and hospitality endure the test of time.

Suggested routes and seasons:

1. Jiangyou Wujia Back Mountain (two days, spring)

2. The Sea of Bamboo in southern Sichuan (two days, spring)

3. Kangding-Mugecuo-Xindu Bridge-Eastern Eluo Village (four days, summer and autumn)

4. Dagu Ice Mountain-Miyaluo for red maple foliage (four days, summer and autumn)

5. Mt. Micang for red foliage (three days, summer and autumn)

6. Mt. Dongla for red foliage (two days, summer and autumn)

7. Jiuzhaigou-Huanglong-Ruo'ergai-Flower Lake-Jiuqu (six days, summer and autumn)

8. Panzhihua-Xichang for the sunshine and hot spring days (four days, winter)

9. Conch Gully Glacier for hot spring days (three days, winter)

10. Sword Gateway-Ancient Town in Langzhong-Birthplace of Deng Xiaoping-Mt. Huaying (four days, four seasons)

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