Dujiangyan Travel Tips

Here we offer some useful information and travel tips for you. Named after the world famous Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Dujiangyan city boasts a variety of attractions both cultural sites and breathtaking scenery. More and more tourists come to see the ancient engineering wonder and visit the birthplace of Taoism. However, keeping a few important things in mind will make your travels much smooth and comfortable. 

Post Offices

  • Zip Code: 611800
  • Opening Hours: 9:00AM - 17:00PM
  • Dujiangyan Post Bureau: No.179, Guanwen Road, Dujiangyan City, Chengdu
  • Dujiangyan Jiangdu Tingyuan Post Office: No. 190-192 Dujiangyan Avenue, Dujiangyan City, Chengdu

Useful Numbers

  • China International country code number: 0086
  • Dujiangyan city code number: 028
  • Ambulance:120 Fire: 119 Police: 110
  • Check Telephone Number: 114
  • Weather Report: 12121, 96121
  • Tourism Complaint: 028-87120836
  • Travel Consultation: 400 1151 222
  • Dujiangyan Tourism Bureau: 028-87132909

Money Exchange

To save time, it is better to exchange money in Chengdu city.


The local language belongs to Sichuan dialect. However, the pronunciation of Sichuan dialect is similar to Mandarin, which should not be too difficult to communicate with the local people.

Best Time to Go

From April to October, especially June and July. Spring is warm and fresh, summer is nice and cool, autumn is colorful. While the snow scenery in winter is also stunning. More about Dujiangyan Climate, please refer to Dujiangyan Climate.

Dressing Tips

Spring and Autumn is relatively comfortable and Long-sleeved T-shirts and thin coats are enough.
Summer is cool and T-shirts and shorts are recommended, as well as rain gears.
Winter is piercing cold and Down jacket, thick trousers and shoes are necessary.
More detailed information please refer to Dujiangyan Climate.

Transportation Concerns

Although there are many ways to Dujiangyan and Qingchegnshan, the fast and economic one is to take High Speed Train. While try to buy tickets in advance in case of sellout, especially in summer and public holidays. More information about transportation, please click Dujiangyan Transportation.

Dietary Concerns

Just the same as Chegndu, Dujiangyan is also characterized with numbing spicy and hot. Therefore, remember to bring some stomach medicine and antidiarrheal medicine if you are not used to this kind of flavor. You can also take Chengdu Dietary Concerns as reference.

Standards Of Consumption

Dujiangyan consumption level is not high. High-speed Train from Chengdu to Dujiangyan are 15-17RM and the entrance fee for Dujiangyan scenic spot and Mount Qingcheng is 90RMB respectively. Accommodation fare varies from 100RMB to 2000RMB per night. It will not cost you too much in public transportation and dining in Dujiangyan city.

Safety Concerns

  • In the year of 2018, different parts of Dujiangyan City was damaged at various degree during the earthquake. Certain points inside the scenic spot are marked “Danger” and please stay away from these marks when visiting.
  • Dujiangyan scenic spot is leaning close to the fast-flowing Minjiang River, so please be careful about the water and be cautious of falling water.
  • There are many natural surroundings and green trees in the scenic spots, please pay attention to forest fire prevention.