Let’s start cross-province tourism with a high-speed train ticket
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- In recent years, the high-speed train has changed our lives and made our travel more convenient. With the resumption of cross-provincial tourism, many people hope to get a high-speed train strategy recently. Now, let’s talk about some 2-hour high-speed train tours.
Chongqingbei － Shizhu
Recommended trains: G310, D354, D2208
Running time: About 1 hour and 15 minutes
Recommended attractions: Dafengbao, Youcao River, Qianye Grassland
Shizhu is like a back garden for Chongqing people to spend summer holiday. There are many high-speed trains to and fro main urban areas of Chongqing. Moreover, after leaving the station, there is a special tourist bus to Huangshui, which is quite convenient.
Dafengbao is long known as the “natural oxygen bar”, is a natural summer resort. It is called “Dafengbao” because of the roaring wind all the year round. When the wind shouts and clouds surge, the forest waves bursts, as mountain wind cries.
This is the “Little Jiuzhai” with the most beautiful scenery in the eyes of tourists, and it is also the “last virgin land for tracing the river” among many travelers. It is named after the river's turquoise water, like crystal and clear jasper, and the green aquatic plants by the river.
Qianye Grassland is a grand view garden of karst geology and geomorphology. The four characteristics of ten thousand mu of stone bud, ten thousand mu of firethorn, ten thousand mu of forest and ten thousand mu of pastures complement each other, giving the scenery of southern country pastures.
Chongqingbei － Lichuan
Recommended trains: G1314, D2272, D2218
Running time: About 1 hour and 54 minutes
Recommended attractions: Fobao Mountain, Sumadang Qiyue Mountain
Lichuan, with an average temperature of only over 20℃, has countless beautiful scenery and cultures waiting to meet you. There is a station not far after getting off the bus, which can directly reach the major scenic areas.
Fobao Mountain is one of well-known attractions in Lichuan, which owns magnificent mountains and the sea of clouds, numerous rare vegetation, abundant negative oxygen ions, canyon exploration and many waterfalls.
What is mostly worth mentioning is that there are also very exciting canyon rafting here. Due to the great environment, the water of drifting is refreshing and pleasant.
Another characteristic place in Lichuan is Sumadang. The scenic area is densely forested with a cool climate, and it retains the original ecological characteristics of the Tujia nationality. It can be called the “Garden of Eden in the Forest”.
If you like a small and clean place, there is an east called Qiyue Mountain not far from Sumadang. Not only can you cool off with a windmill, you can also ride horses and go karts.
Chongqingxi － Leshan
Recommended trains: C6014, C6012
Running time: About 2 hours and 35 minutes
Recommended attractions: Emei Mountain, Leshan Giant Buddha, Dongfeng Weir
Leshan, a gentle city, is a good place to relax in summer. If you just want to go to Emei Mountain, there is also direct high-speed rail for you to take in Chongqing.
Emei Mountain is a sacred place for Chinese Buddhism. You can enjoy natural scenes, find a farmhouse, take a hot spring bath, eat farmhouse dishes, and spend a relaxing weekend here.
Leshan Giant Buddha
The Leshan Giant Buddha, a well-deserved world cultural heritage, is the largest stone-carved Maitreya Buddha statue in the world. It has stood peacefully and solemnly on the riverside for more than 1,300 years.
Dongfeng Weir, the miracle of the world’s irrigation project, is another world-class heritage in Leshan.
It forms a historical and cultural corridor along the Qingyi River with Qianfo Rock Scenic Area. The coexistence of water control inscriptions and grotto statues deepens the connotation of irrigation culture.
You only need to spend 1-2 hours to easily reach a tourist destination, and there are basically special tourist lines after getting off the bus. The high-speed train tour is really convenient. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)