Follow the pop variety show to visit Chongqing
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Recently, a reality variety show themed by special food journey, Wild Kitchen, has been produced by Mango TV. It seeks wild foods with regional features and restores the natural taste with original ingredients and cooking methods. Wulong and Youyang of Chongqing are the first and second sites. Let’s go to have a look about them.
It’s not unusual for the Program to shoot at Wulong because many blockbusters and variety shows from home and abroad have shot here in recent years.
The show satisfies most urban residents who want to have a leisure life. They can not only find beautiful scenery and tasty food, but also explore all the possible things and enjoy the challenge and entertainment after busy life. Wulong is the place with original sights for people to be far away from the crowds.
Picture from VCG
Fairy Mountain, known as the “Switzerland of the Orient”, owns the southern grassland rarely seen. Along the 4.5km road in the show, you can enjoy blue sky, clouds and vast grassland. The wandering cattle and sheep along the road and a touring train passing by occasionally form unique scenery.
Furong Cave is a large limestone cave, the only one ranked as the World Natural Heritage. It takes about 1 hour to walk around, which makes you feel the strong power of nature.
Three Natural Bridges
Three Natural Bridges Scenic Spot, 15km from Fairy Mountain, 30km from Furong Cave, is a rare geological wonder ecotourism area in China. It consists of 3 natural stone arch bridges, including Tianlong Bridge, Qinglong Bridge and Heilong Bridge, forming a spectacle of 3 bridges and 2 pits known as “Heavenly Pit”. There are many Tujia people living in stilted buildings.
Address: Wulong District, Chongqing
Duration of journey: 2 days
Ticket price (reference): Fairy Mountain National Forest Park (48 yuan), Furong Cave Scenic Spot + ropeway (112 yuan), Three Natural Bridges (92 yuan)
The second place of the Program is Huatian Village of Youyang, over 4-hour drive from Wulong. Wulong gives you a visual shock while Youyang may bring you a comfortable and simple experience. The program members helped the village head to harvest rice in the fields, after which they felt the food are precious. Beautiful scenery and tasty food are available at Hejiayan, the hometown of Gong Rice.
Besides Hejiayan which having Huatian terraces and traditional village, Youyang Taohuayuan is also a card of Chongqing. Many people want to find such a paradise with their whole life, in which they can forget pressure and be far from the crowds.
Gongtan Ancient Town
Located at the junction of Wujiang River and Apengjiang River, Gongtan Ancient Town is the start of “thousand miles picturesque Wujiang River”. It takes 40 minutes from Taohuayuan to Gongtan Ancient Town. Walking on the flagstone walkway, you can have a panoramic view of rivers, mountains and the stilted buildings. Tujia stilted buildings are in different shapes and Wu Guanzhong, the master of traditional Chinese painting called it “the street of Tang Dynasty, the town of Song Dynasty and also the home of grandparents”!
Duration of journey: 2-3 days
Address: Youyang County in the southeast of Chongqing
Ticket price (reference): Youyang Taohuayuan (90 yuan, including Taigu Cave), Gongtan Ancient Town (15 yuan) (Translated by Mao Qiao, Fathom Language Limited)