Anji County, also known as the national ecology county, is known for its greenery and fresh air. Perfect for nature lovers and city dwellers who want to get away. Its clean air, mountainous panorama and bamboo forests, not to mention tea plantations, are enough to compel anyone to visit. In addition, it’s also home to Anji Bai Cha, a white tea that is the rarest and most elusive Chinese tea. Come visit Anji County and check out these 9 best things to do if you want to immerse yourself in nature and not much else.
1. Canglong Waterfall
A beautiful waterfall named ‘Hidden Dragon Waterfall’ is a wonderful attraction to visit during your stay in Anji County. It gives you the opportunity to hike up the trail to the top of the mountain, where they have a platform to look down at the valley. During the hike up, there are places to get some tea and freshen up. At one point you will see toboggan and zip-line services if you don’t wish to hike back down. It’s a great place to get some exercise while breathing in fresh air.
What better way to enjoy your vacation than getting a view of the entire valley spread out in front of you. You can only enjoy the best things if you put in the effort, so take the time to hike up the mountain, you’ll enjoy it.
Address: Daxi Village, Tianhuangping Town, Anji County 313302, China
Open Hours: 7:30am - 5:00pm
2. Zhongnan Baico Garden
The Baico Garden is somewhat of a deceptive name. It certainly is filled with greenery and is a great place to take a walk. However, this location is a great retreat for families with children. It has amusement rides, a zoo, and you might even be able to snag a chance to see some acrobatic performances. There’s a play area for the children, and you can catch a bite to eat. It’s a great place to rest between nature walks and hikes, which are customary for Anji County, and give the children some time to play. Suffice to say it’s a children’s paradise.
Zhongnan Baico Garden
Address: Ma'anshan Village, Anji County 313300, China
Open Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
3. Anji Jiang’nan Tianchi
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Driving up the winding roads of the city, and getting a clear view of the valley, the fresh air and the lookout points make the trip worth it. From higher ground you can see the water reservoir spread out below. At the top you can make use of the Anji outdoor ski slope. Head into the Tianchi resort, and enjoy the Tianchi Spa. There are saunas and indoor or outdoor hot springs for your convenience. With nearby restaurants to settle your hunger, it’s the complete package. Beautiful views, clear skies, and access to services allowing you a leisurely vacation.
Anji Jiang’nan Tianchi
Address: Dipu Town, Anji County 313311, China
Recommended Time to Go: Any time before night because the winding roads can be treacherous to navigate when it gets dark
4. Zhejiang North Canyon
The Zhejiang North Canyon is a more refined version of all of the nature you have seen. You get the opportunity to swing down into the canyon by rope, and view the rolling hills and flowing water. Being inside the canyon, the water runs clearer and the mountains look greener. Being a more low-key attraction, you don’t have to deal with the hordes of tourists. It gives you the chance to connect with your surroundings without being distracted by loud crowds and littering. It’s clean, it’s green, and it’s pristine.
Zhejiang North Canyon
Address: Baofu Town, Anji County 313304, China
Open Hours: 7:55am - 4:04pm
5. Hello Kitty Park
The Hello Kitty Park is a great place to take your children. It has amusement rides and snack stalls. It’s great for a Hello Kitty lover, and it’s marketed towards younger children, though even older children can find some enjoyment. Your children will love the magic shows, acrobatics and musicals. Take a chance and give your kids an experience they will not forget.
Hello Kitty Park
Address: off Hangchang Highway Zhejiang Anji North Exit, Anji County, China
6. Anji Huangpu Jiangyuan First Drifting
For all of you who love to get into the water and float down the streams, this is the perfect place for you. You get the chance to row down the river and drift along if you so wish. Anji is a natural place all around, and this attraction once again presents you with the opportunity to love, laugh, and live without any interruptions. Just let go of your inhibitions and have a great time enjoying these water sports.
Anji Huangpu Jiangyuan First Drifting
Address: Heluxi Village, Dipu Town, Anji County 313303, China
Open Hours: 1:26pm - 5:02pm
7. Anji Tianhuangping Pumped Storage Power Station
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Anji Power Station gathers water and you can watch as it gushes out flowing naturally down the mountain into the river. You can see how power generation and nature coexist, without marring the beauty of the landscape. Walk up the path to the top and surveil the beauty in front of your eyes. There are four stations during your climb. You can stop at any one of them, or you can go ahead to the top. Each of these locations will sell you refreshments and give you a place to rest. Decide for yourself how far you want to go. No matter what you decide, it’ll be a great choice.
Anji Tianhuangping Pumped Storage Power Station
Address: West of the county, Anji County 313300, China
Time Caution: Make sure to go during the day, so you can leave before dusk. It will get harder to see the later it gets
8. Anji Grand National Bamboo Forest
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The bamboo park will be the highlight of your Anji County trip. It’s one of the largest bamboo forests in China. The time you spend at the bamboo park will be rewarding to all. You can spend a few hours hiking, and if you are feeling particularly adventurous, there is a roller coaster installed within the forest. It’s great just to walk around the bamboo trees and spend time with some of the endangered flora in the world.
Outside the gate there are stalls that sell local produce and other bamboo items, it’s definitely worth a look. The restaurants are located right outside the gate, so feast on traditional Chinese fare, and try the delicacies made from bamboo. Don’t miss out on this key point of your visit.
Anji Grand National Bamboo Forest
Address: Dipu Town, Anji County 313300, China
Open Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
9. Zhongnan Grassland
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Zhongnan Grassland is a verdant location that should ideally be enjoyed by a boat ride down the river, with greenery encompassing you from both sides. There are many locations to commandeer a raft and get a tour. Drifting down the river on a raft is a unique experience you shouldn’t miss. Openness all around you and a thrilling closeness with clear water; if you look close you can probably spot small fish gliding with you along the river.
Address: Ma'anshan Village, Dipu Town, Anji County 315000, China
Open Hours: 7:26am - 5:31pm
Plenty of sights to see
Deciding to hide away in Anji County will give you the much needed rest that you deserve. The days you spend in Anji will leave you rejuvenated and at peace. So while you’re in Anji, take a look at these 9 locations to make the most of your trip. When you’re leaving you will be planning your trip back.
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