Danba county | 丹巴县

Danba county is also called “Rongmi Drango” in Tibetan, the capital town of Danba is called “Zhanggu town”, and located at the bottom of valley surrounded by high mountains with altitude of 1900 meter above sea level.

This town has very interesting nickname of “Beauty valley”. It says the women whom are born and grown in this valley are the most beautiful women in Kanze (Garze) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

There are 4 roads connected to this town that make Danba is with very easy access. Bamei, the former capital town of Tawu is some 90 kilometers northwest; Kangding is about 115 kilometers south from here; To the north, Barkham the capital of Aba Tibetan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is some 200 kilometers; and to its east, Chengdu – the capital of Sichuan province is 350 kilometers about 6 hours drive; The closest airport is Kangding airport, which is about 200 kilometers on its southwest, approximately 4 hours drive;

The holy mountain Gyelmo Murdo is at Danba county, its shape is Mt Kailash alike. The most interesting attraction of this county is “Danba Watching Tower“. Its histroy is about 100-200 years.

Recommended sights in Danba County

Recommended Accommodation in Danba County

Mei Ren Gu Grand Hotel

Add: San Cha He South Road (Near China Petrol Station)
Contact: +86 836 3528888
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
Debit card (China Union) is accepted

Zang Yun Hotel

Add: No. 58, San Cha He Road
Contact: +86 836 3526669
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
Debit card (China Union) is accepted

Si Ji Qing Hotel

Add: No. 40, San Cha He South Road
Contact: +86 836 3525556
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
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Lan Feng Hotel

Add: Xi He Bei Road, Wu-Li He district
Contact: +86 836 3525777
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
Debit card (China Union) is accepted

He Rui Bu KE Yard hotel

Add: Bu KE village, Ge Shi county
Contact: +86 836 6611999
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
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Sheng Di Yin Xiang Hotel

Add: Han E Yi village, Zhong Lu county
Contact: +86 0 13882241388
Facilities: Parking-lot | WiFi | Hot-water shower | Restaurant
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How to get to Danba County

The closest airport is Kangding airport, which is 190 kilometers southwest. After arriving the Kangding airport then switch to local vehicle and drive for about 4-5 hours to get to Danba

Kangding Airport Facts

Web: http://www.kdjcgroup.com/
Contact: +86 836 282 7811
IATA Code: KGT
Altitude: 4,238 meters above sea level

Danba Bus Station Facts

Add: Tuan Jie Street, Danba
Contact: +86 836 3523529
Working hour: 06:30 am – 18:00 pm
Altitude: 1,900 meters above sea level

Budgets on Land Transportation

Long distance Bus Rates and schedule

  • Chengdu to Danba two departures a day on 06:30 am and 07:30 am, ticket rate: RMB 93.00 per person
  • Kangding to Danba one departure at 08:00 am, ticket rate: RMB 35.00 per person
  • Bamei to Danba one departure at 12:00 pm, ticket rate: RMB 26.00 per person
  • Danba to Barkham one departure at 07:30 am, ticket rate: RMB 40.00 per person

Estimated rates on renting vehicle

  • Chengdu to Danba it usually costs RMB 1,800.00 one way for a 5 seats sedan
  • Kangding to Danba it usually costs RMB 600.00 – 800.00 one way for a 5 seats sedan
  • Bamei to Danba it usually costs RMB 300.00 – 500.00 one way for a 5 seats sedan
  • Danba to Barkham it usually costs RMB 400.00 – 600.00 one way for a 5 seats sedan

Danba Passenger Transport Center

Add : No. 155, Tuanjie Street | 丹巴县团结街155号
Contact : +86 836 352-3529
Altitude : 1,900 meters above sea level
Working Hours : 07:00 am – 20:30 pm

Distance from Danba to

  • To Chengdu : 340 kilometers about 6.5 hours drive
  • To Kangding : 150 kilometers about 4 hours drive
  • To Kangding Airport: 160 kilometers about 3.5 hours drive
  • To Bamei : 90 kilometers about 2.5 hours drive
  • To Barkham : 190 kilometers about 4.5 hours drive
  • To Dawu County: 165 kilometers about 3.5 hours drive
  • To Garze (Kanze): 330 kilometers about 6.5 hours drive

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