Explore the Kingdom of Endemic Plants in China with WildFloraTour
Mostly known around the world as the hometown of Giant Panda and Kingdom of Gourmet, Sichuan is the most important place in China to look for endemic plants. Covering 486 thousand square kilometers in land size, Sichuan has almost all kinds of habitats in China. The Hengduan Mountain area which covers Sichuan and Yunnan provinces is picked by Conservation International as one of 36 global hotspots for biodiversity. Father Peer Amand David came to Sichuan in 1869 and recorded hundreds of plants, birds, and mammals. More than 12,000 species of plants have been recorded in Sichuan Province. The diverse habitat varieties and huge elevation gap in Sichuan make this flower-watching period extremely long, ranging from early April to late September. With the WildFloraTour expert team, we can plan trips that give you the best chances to look for your target flowers in the best seasons and to the right habitats under expert guidance. You can simply tell us your target flowers and date availability, we will plan a trip for you to look flowers in Sichuan with your family or friends or you can simply join one of our set departures. We will show you the beauty of nature in Sichuan in the right place at the best time.
Overview of Sichuan
Sichuan is one of the best wildflower flower watching holiday destinations in China. Sichuan is located in Southwest China. Because of diverse climates and great elevation difference, Sichuan has great plant diversity. Over ten thousand species of higher plants have been found in Sichuan and about 500 species are endemic. Sichuan is also the hometown of many garden flowers. 100 years ago, some western plant collectors came to Sichuan for collecting wonderful flowers. The most famous and successful one is E.H.Wilson. He traveled to China four times and introduced thousands of plants to Europe. The three most remarkable plants among those are the Chinese dove tree (Davidia involucrata), yellow Chinese poppy (Meconopsis integrifolia), and regal lily (Lilium regale).
Other Attractions in SichuanThere is more to Sichuan than just flower watching. Explore the natural beauty, the interesting culture, and the thrilling adventures you can find in Sichuan. Indulge in several sight-seeing tours, wildlife trips and national park tours, and other points of interest.
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