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Chongqing News

Chongqing people are invited to visit the “Home of Stars”

2021-06-02 09:22:43

The Star Hotel in the desert (Picture provided by Zhongwei Airport)

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- From hotpot to haggis, what sparks will emerge from Chongqing, a historic city where culture and fashion coexist, and Zhongwei, the “home of stars” in Ningxia? The reporter learned that Sichuan Airlines has now launched direct flights from Chongqing to Zhongwei, seven times a week, for Chongqing people to visit.

It is introduced that located in the west-central part of Ningxia, Zhongwei is situated on the north-south axis of the China’s map and has unique natural endowments. The Yellow River, the mother river, runs through the city and is intertwined with the vast Tengger Desert, forming a unique desert wonder of the world: the Yellow River and the desert, the desert and the oasis, and the superb beauty of man and nature living together in harmony. The city is home to the first batch of national 5A-level scenic spots such as Shapotou, the popular variety show “The Inn” Season 3 filming location - Zhongwei Yellow River Suji, the self-driving destination Beichangtan “Route 66”, the dangerous, secluded, strange, and stunning Sikouzi, and the intoxicating desert garden Jinsha Island.

Sikouzi Scenic Area (Picture provided by Zhongwei Airport)

It is worth mentioning that Shapotou has the largest natural sand slide in China - the Yellow River zip line with a total length of 800 meters across the Yellow River, known as the “First Zip Line of Yellow River”; the representative of the Yellow River culture - the ancient waterwheel; the first desert railway in China... Within easy reach you can enjoy the wonders of the desert and the setting sun of the River.

In addition, Sichuan Airlines has now launched direct flights between Chongqing and Zhongwei with 7 flights per week. Among them, there are four flights every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and July, departing from Chongqing at 19:00 and arriving at Zhongwei, Ningxia at 20:55; return flight number of 3U8819, departing from Zhongwei, Ningxia at 10:55 and arriving at Chongqing at 12:55; three flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, departing flight number of 3U8820 from Chongqing at 14:20 and arriving at Zhongwei, Ningxia at 16:25; return flight number of 3U8819, departing from Zhongwei, Ningxia at 10:15 and arriving at Chongqing at 12:15. (Translated by Wang Huixin, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Jiang Yiwei