"I visited Wuming Buddhism Institute, the Sky Burial Gound and Dongga Temple. The Buddhism culture in Seda and the beautiful natural scenery have impressed me very much," said Li Jingning, a tourist from Foshan, Gungdong. Before she came to Seda, she did some research on travel destinations in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan, where the Seda County is located.
Scenic spots in Ganzi such as Hailuogou, Yading, Mugecuo, Xinduqiao, Jiaju Tibetan Town, Daofu Residential Community are very popular. Li and her friends drove along the routine. They were impressed by the amazing scenery, ethnic traditions, and upgraded infrastructure.
In late autumn and early winter, tourists could enjoy the blue sky, white clouds and sunshine in Ganzi. Since the beginning of this year, more than 300,000 tourists have visited Seda.
Ganzi raised the idea of comprehensive tourism in 2011. The stories, songs and sceneries make Ganzi a very unique place to visit. Developing tourism also brings opportunities to local economy and improves local people's lives.
Liu Chengming, top official of Ganzi, said that one of the most potential industries in Ganzi is tourism. It is a strategic pillar industry in Ganzi. Developing tourism therefore becomes the choices of Ganzi. In Feburary, Ganzi was listed as the Comprehensive Tourism Model Zone by the national tourism bureau.
Last year, Ganzi spent 33 billion yuan to build a mountain road with a length of 2900 kilometers. In peak seasons, many tourists visited there. Particularly, the national road of 318 has become a popular destination of driving, riding and walking. It is regarded as the most beautiful scenery road in China.