Places for romantic encounter with fireflies
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The summer night can be lit up by fireflies, and all the warmth and romance you can imagine are in such night. Follow us to know the places where you can meet fireflies around Chongqing.
Shichuan Town in Yubei District 渝北石船镇
The Shichuan Town in Yubei District has becomes popular because there are lots of fireflies. The town, in the eastern part of Yubei District, has a natural farm called Yuanbang Firefly Manor with numerous fireflies flying in the sky. Everyone needs to pay the fee for protecting environment when he enters into the manor. However, it is worthy to see the sight of fireflies. If you don't want to pay for it, you can look for fireflies in the grass near the manor. In addition, there is no parking lot in the manor, so cars can only be parked at the roadside.
Recommended location: Yuanbang Firefly Manor (200 meters ahead of Maliu Primary School in Maliu Village, Shichaun Town), Caotong Road, Zhoujiashan Bridge
Fee: 50 yuan per person for Yuanbang Firefly Manor ticket (Reservation needed)
Zhaomu Mountain Forest Park in Yubei District 渝北照母山森林公园
Zhaomu Mountain Forest Park has planted nearly 100,000 plants in the range of 4,300 mu with flourishing vegetation. Green is the basic tone here. You can often see fireflies when walking in the evening. Come here and start a romantic encounter with fireflies. Please cherish the fireflies, and don’t expel and eliminate the last "star" in the city.
Fee: no ticket required for Zhaomu Mountain Forest Park
Yuejin Village, Xiaba Town, Jiangjin District 江津夏坝镇跃进村
Xiaba Town is located in the southeast of Jiangjin District and covers an area of 39.4 square kilometers. It has all kinds of tourist sites hidden in Jiangjin. Mini’s Natural History is settled here and is different with other firefly viewing places, which is an outdoor training base for youths. In the early summer, you can take children here to watch the sunset, clouds and fireflies, to camp in the evening. You can have a happy day there.
Fee: 38 yuan per person for Mini’s Natural History ticket, additional fees for training projects. You’d better to make an appointment and consult before you go.
Diaoyu Island of Changshou Lake 长寿湖钓鱼岛
The Changshou Lake Scenic Spot is 26 kilometers away from the Changshou downtown. This camping base is pretty beautiful, and you can catch fish and visit fireflies near the lake in the evening. If you think living in the tent is not romantic enough, you can build a hammock in the shade of trees. You need to pay for the trip, but there are complete matching facilities and it’s convenient to wash. Every morning, the garbage on the lawn is cleaned by people. Because of many mosquitoes near the lake, you’d better to prepare some drugs against mosquitoes ahead of time.
Fee: tent fee of 30 yuan and parking fee of 10 yuan
(Translated by Jiang Yuling, Fathom Language Limited)