Travel guide for destinations near Chongqing this autumn
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- You’ve promised yourself a travel and now it is time to make it happen. In such cool autumn days, find yourself a day or two and hit the road with your friends. Gorgeous scenes are calling!
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Route 1: Chongqing – Guiyang – Zhenyuan County – Youyang
Tourist attractions: Xijiang Qianhu Miao’s Village, Zhenyuan Ancient Town, Youyang Taohuayuan
Xijiang Qianhu Miao’s Village
Thousands of Miao people’s pillar-supported dwellings (diaojiaolou), are situated here. You can see a Fengyu Bridge by the Baishui River and the beauty of pillar-supported dwelling group. Apart from that, there are also the hospitable Miao girls, papermaking with ancient methods at Shiqiao Village, bird nest making at Kala Village, silverware making at Kongbai Village and lusheng (a Miao musical instrument with multiple bamboo pipes ) making at Paika Village.
Address: Nangui Village, Xijiang Town, Leishan County, Southeast Guizhou Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province
Zhenyuan Ancient Town
When visiting Zhenyuan Town, you can stroll around the gray-tiled street, see former residence of ancient figures as well as tour around Qinglong Cave, Wanshou Palace and Shiping Mountain. The top of the Shiping Mountain is the best place overlooking the whole town, and at night the Shiping Mountain is extremely gorgeous with its colorful lights.
Address: Zhenyuan County, Southeast Guizhou Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province
The scenic spot is mainly composed of the Taigu Cave, a karst natural cave and Shiwai Taoyuan. The Taigu Cave has a large space, including deep underground rivers, corridors, and colorful stalactites. Naturally deposited calcifications have different shapes, which is quite interesting.
Address: Xinmin Street, Youyang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County, Chongqing Municipality
Route 2: Chongqing – Enshi -Shennongjia
Tourist attractions: Shimen River, Yesanxia, Shennongjia
The Shimen River has the most preserved original ecological ancient gorge river in the country. By your side is a lush jungle and down below is a crystal blue river. There are water ripples along the way, as well as glass suspension bridges, rock climbing, rock abseiling and so on.
Address: Gaoping Town, Jianshi County, Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hubei Province
Enshi Yesanxia has attractions such as Hudie Rock, Qingjiang Grand Canyon, Huangheqiao Stone Peaks. Most of the time Huangheqiao is surrounded in mists, as if it is a fairy land left behind by gods.
Address: Huaping Town, Jianshi County, Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hubei Province
Nowadays, the forests at Shennongjia scenic area is full of colors. When a gust of wind blows through, the various colored forests in the mountains are as beautiful as dancing brocade. In addition, you can go to Guanmen Mountain to see pandas. You can go to Dajiuhu Luyuan to see the sika deer. And you can also go to Tianyan to see the clouds. If you are lucky, you can see the beautiful scene of snow and red maple together.
Address: Shennongjia Scenic Spot, Hubei Province
(Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)