Travel along these summer routes on weekends
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The theme of travel around Chongqing at present is still to avoid summer heat. You may travel with your family and friends on weekends following these recommended summer routes.
Route 1: Main urban areas – Shiyuanping - Furong Cave – Xiannv Town - Main urban areas
Self-driving mileage: 450km
Tip: You can travel Xiannv Mountain and Tiansheng Sanqiao in Xiannv Town.
People who have been to Shiyuanping says it is amazing. There are a footpath around the lake, a fishing place, and various folk buildings in the forest. You can go camping here at night to appreciate stars in the sky.
The Furong Cave, on the bank of Furong River in Wulong, is the most famous karst cave in Chongqing. There are wonderful scenes inside of the cave like in the dreamy fairyland.
Xiannv Mountain with charming mountain meadow is a popular summer resort in Chongqing, where you can enjoy the coolness, barbecue, horse-riding and even go skiing in the snow world. In summer, there are many sunflowers that form a beautiful scenery.
Overview of the route: This route is the shorter self-driving route, which basically includes all hot scenic areas in Wulong. It is recommended to travel for 3 days or more.
Route 2: Main urban areas - Black Valley - Baihua Valley - Qingshan Lake - Main urban areas
Self-driving mileage: 250km
Black Valley is a good summer resort due to high mountains and thick forests as well as beautiful scenery throughout the year.
The Dream Ordovician is located on the top of Black Mountain, and it has a thrilling covered bridge at high altitude where you can come to walk or play a 300-meter cliff swing.
Baihua Valley is located in the north gate of the Black Valley, where you can enjoy various flowers, live in tents and taste cold-water ecological fishes. You can go camping to appreciate stars among flowers at night.
Qingshan Lake in Wansheng is a good place to relax in summer. There are some fishing boats you can take in the lake, and you can enjoy the whole view on the boat. You can also chat and play cards with several friends together on the boat.
Overview of the route: This route is a shorter self-driving route. Scenic spots are mainly situated in Wansheng. It is recommended to travel for 2 to 3 days.
Route 3: Main urban areas - Qingxi Gulley – Simian Mountain - Main urban areas
Self-driving mileage: 300km
Qingxi Gully is a perfect place for fishing in summer. There is a large reservoir with many wild fishes. In addition, you can also play with water, have a barbecue, go camping, or make a pot of tea by boiling the cold and sweet spring water. You should prepare quilts for the night because of the cool weather in the valley.
There are primeval forests, streams, lakes and waterfalls in the Simian Mountain of high altitude and high coverage of forests. Summer is the best time to go to Simian Mountain.
Overview of the route: This route is a shorter self-driving route. Scenic spots are mainly situated in Jiangjin. It is recommended to travel for 2 to 3 days. (Translated by Jiang Yuling, Fathom Language Limited)