Gesala Ecotourism Area is in the northwest corner of Yanbian County, Panzhihua City. It is known as a natural geological museum. The scenic spot is a must when taking the golden tourist route from Panzhihua to Lugu Lake. It consists of primitive forest, mountain scenery, the Tiankeng floor drain and Yi customs. Thanks to myriads of azalea in spring, it is a good choice to enjoy beautiful scenery.
Baipo Mountain Nature Reserve
"Nature Reserve""National Park"
In the green stone forest, many huge ground depressions can be seen. This is because Gesala is located in the Panxi Rift Valley. The billions of years and the geological role of the strong cracks have created the karst karst geological landscape of Gesalaqit. There are more than 600 such tiankeng floor drains in the entire Gesala area, as well as underground underground rivers with a huge flow and 40 million cubic meters of underground cavern reservoirs, which are rare in the world, making the Panxi Rift Valley more quaint. The vicissitudes of life are quite spectacular. Walking around the tiankeng floor drain, these tens of thousands of years of crater, do not know how many secrets are hidden under the ground, whether there is also an unknown underground world.
According to legend, a long time ago, the Dragon King set up a feast in the gorgeous Dragon Palace to celebrate the birthday, the Bihai gods have come to the scene, pearl jade, Xiantao Qiongzhi, Yangge Yan dance, Long Tingli a lively scene. Suddenly, the sky was shaken, and the former Bihai Dragon Palace rose into the water, becoming the mountain of the mainland. At that time, the deep-sea gods who were pushing the cup at the banquet, because of the greed, delayed the message of the emperors messenger about the sacred sea. The drunken gods were turned into a statue of the sacred white stone in the mountains of the southwest, which is the origin of the Gesala Stone Forest.
In Gesala, every tree and every stone has its own story behind it. Looking down from Pansongling, the grass between the mountains and the mountains is a circular runway with a diameter of more than 50 meters. The sun shines on the earth and divides the horse-leveling into two sides of the yin and yang. Here is the legendary three. The place where the fairy and the fairy horse are.
Gesala is a proverb, meaning a beautiful paradise where people and nature live in harmony. The saying goes the best and the best hills or the place closest to the sun, the folks of the Yi people, Gesala It is created by the heavenly fairy. Gesala scenic area is complex in geology, deep in mountains and valleys, diverse in vegetation and rich in biology. On the undulating hills of the Permian limestone, which is about 250 million years old, the virgin forest, the tiankeng floor drain, the 10,000-acre pine, the meadow, the wetland, etc., are scattered, the original quaint natural landscape and the rich folk customs. The customs make people feel like they are entering the paradise, and they are in a dreamlike world.