Dujiangyan Irrigation Project and Qingcheng Mountain one day Tour SCNO-07
The tour itinerary:
Morning: Chengdu -Dujiangyan
It is one of the world`s first irrigation system.It`s located on the upper reaches of the Minjiang River,west of Guanxian County.It was built between 306-251BC. by the local people under the guidance of Libing and his son.Fortunately the Dujiangyan Irrigation System brings the vast Chengdu Plain under irrigation and has protected it against droughts and floods for over 2,300 years. Because of this Chengdu Plain has turned into the land of abundance with a mild climate and fertile soil.
Afternoon: Mt.Qingcheng - chengdu
Qingcheng Mountain is the headstream of Chinese Taoism,the initiator of Taoism,Zhang Taolin in the end of East Han Dynasty, came to Qingcheng Mountain to instruct Taoism from Shanxi. there are still supernatural stories around describing how he fighted hard with devils,how the "Brush Pen Groove" and the " Three Island Stone" formed. Since Jin Dynasty and Tang Dynasty, there are many Taoist Temples with flourishing burning incense, so Qingcheng Mountain was also called "Supernatural Beings"s Capital", "Original Courty Yard of Taoist Master". Many statemen, writers left handwriting.In 143(second year Han"an Empire),the initiator of Taoism came to Chicheng Cliff in Qingcheng Mountain and initiated " Five Decalities of Rice Taoism" according to " the theory of Laozi". After Taoist master Zhang Daoling passed away, Qingcheng Mountain also became properous as the headstream of Taoism, original Mountain of Taoist Master,etc. Taoism developed seven sects. there were 40 Taoism temples.In the end of ninth century, Taoism scholar Du Guangting researched the Taoism thoroughly, mastered all sects and became a great master.Back to Chengdu,18:30,arrive at your hotel. the end tour.