Wanna visit beautiful lakes in Chongqing?
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Chongqing has not only rivers but also numerous lakes. Lakes in Chongqing are like fairies to show the vivid beauty for the people. It will make people feel that the city is not rigid prosperousness, but has the spirit of nature. Let's look at these beautiful lakes in Chongqing.
Lantian Lake in Fengdu
Lantian Lake is adjacent to Wulong Fairy Mountain, and it likes a precious mirror between the continuous mountains and the vast forest sea. Due to over 2,000-meter altitude, it snows every winter, and the area of dozens of miles around is covered snow with endless white cedars and snowfields, as if in a fairy tale world. There are various snow activities and you can go skiing, play with snow and enjoy the snow. What’s more, you can eat the mutton of Inner Mongolia and live in a Mongolian yurt.
Bus Route: Take bullet trains at Chongqingbei Railway Station to Fengdu.
Changshou Lake in Changshou
Changshou Lake is located in Changshou District, with various sizes of 203 islands and many shallows, which is the largest man-made lake in the Southwest China. In addition to going boating, there are outdoor activities like going camping and fishing. There is a campsite for fishing in North Gate, and fishing fans can show their skills here. They can also go camping and for barbecue here.
Bus Route: Take direct bus to Changshou Lake from Chongqing Hongqihegou Bus Station, with about 2-hour journey.
Xiaonanhai in Qianjiang
Xiaonanhai, originally called as Xiaoyinghai, is a beautiful alpine lake. It is the site of the 1856 Qianjiang Earthquake. The marks of the earthquake can still be seen here nowadays. Mountains and lakes, islands and gorges are emerged perfectly. In addition to the green water and mountains, the quaint rocks on the lakeside are worthy to visit.
Bus Route: There are many buses in Chongqing which can go directly to Xiaonanhai Scenic Area. In addition, you can take the bus from Qianjiangdong Station to Xiaonanhai with about one-hour about.
Qinglong Lake in Bishan
The scenery of Qinglong Lake, with clear water, lofty mountains and charming landscape, is like an exquisite bonsai in the mountains. With an irresistible charm, you are intoxicated in the spectacular and wonderful scenery such as the sea of fogs and clouds and the sunset glow in the sky.
You can know the history from the ruins of Tieweizhai, Gulaizhai, Ancient gallery roads and watchtowers and temples hidden in the mountains like Jintian Temple. Qinglong Lake is an ideal place for people to make a sightseeing tour and explore the historic sites on
Bus Route: Take a bus at Chongqing Chenjiaping Bus Station toward Bishan, off at Fulishu Village, and transfer the local bus to go directly to the scenic area.
Longshui Lake in Dazu
There are towering pine forests, gathered waterfowls and various flowers on the island, which called as "Dazu’s West Lake". Pairs of ducks and birds can be seen on the surface of the lake from time to time - they run across the water like in a race with two silver waves behind them.
You can swim in summer, enjoy a hot spring in winter, and eat pork soup during the Spring Festival. You can go to the island by the pleasure boats and gaily-painted pleasure boats on the lakeside. It is wonderful that you can see the sunrise and sunset.
Bus Route: Take long-distance bus to Dazu from Chenjiaping Bus Station, Longtousi Bus Station or Caiyuanba Bus Station in Chongqing.
(Translated by Jiang Yuling, Fathom Language Limited)