Opening hours: 8 am - 5 pm every day
Admission price: 68 yuan (60 yuan for entrance, 5 yuan for acrobatic performance, and 3 yuan for insurance)
Transport: Take a train or coach to Shaoguan and transfer to a line 3 bus to Xihe Bus Station. There is a bus to Ruyuan every 15 minutes from 7am to 17pm.
Delicacies in Ruyuan county town: fried river snails, fried sour bamboo shoots.
The must-have hiking equipment: a water-proof hiking bag, climbing boots, beach slippers, sports bottle, sufficient food, tent, moisture-proof pad, waterproof bag (put the cell phone and the camera in it), slip-proof glove, alpenstock, head lamp, matches or lighter, nylon rope, newspapers (used for start fire), medicine including mosquito repellent, band-aid, sun cream and so on.
1. Don’t hike in the rainy days; don’t hike in the canyon alone.
2. You’d better find a local people as the guide to avoid getting lost in the canyon (almost 100 Yuan per day).
3. Qianjin II hydropower station (“前进二级水电站” in chinese) is the best campsite in the canyon.