Located to the southwest of Taining County, Golden Lake Tourist Area is a national AAAA grade scenic area and as well as a national key historical site. It is a faulted basin in the shape of an inverted V due to the control of north-east orientation and north-south orientation fracture.
Covering an area of 37.06 square kilometers, the Golden Lake Tourist Area is consisted of purplish red fragmentary rocks. It features on-water Danxia landform with deep gullies and valleys and a variety of fully developed Danxi landform landscapes. There are four major scenic spots in Golden Lake Tourist Area, namely Ganlu Rock, Mao’er Mountain, Meikou Quiet Lake and Yikou Quiet Lake.
From Taining Railway Station, you can take No. 5 bus to access Taining Bus Station (RMB 1 fare) and take shuttle bus to visit Big Golden Lake. The shuttle buses leave every half an hour (run time: 6:50 - 16:30).
(1) From Shanghai: Shanghai - Yingtan - Taining.
(2) From Shanghai: Shanghai - Yushan (Mountain) - Wuyi Mountain - Taining.
(3) From Nanjing/Suzhou: Nanjing/Suzhou - Shangrao - Shaowu - Taining.