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Wulingyuan Scenic Area Study Tours Launched

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The 2020 Wulingyuan Science Popularization Study Tours were released in Changsha on July 10, 2020. The tours lasting from July 10 to August 31 are open to primary and secondary school students and their parents.

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Tourists take a boat at the Baofeng Lake in Zhangjiajie. (Photo/Wu Yongbing)

Tourists take cableway to visit Huangshizhai Scenic Area. (Photo/Wu Yongbing)


The performance of Charming Xiangxi, a cultural tourism calling card which is gaining international popularity.

There are three kinds of study tours ranging from three days to five days:

--a study tour about Wulingyuan geology, landform, and natural heritage + tourist products;

--a study tour about landform heritage + rural B&B ins/heritage site/study tour sites/tourist products; and,

-- a study tour about landform heritage + science popularization of flora and fauna natural heritage protection/tourist products.

Travelers may adjust their itinerary as desired, and take a semi-guided trip.

Participants may learn more about Zhangjiajie landform and rock stratum via parent-child game. Along with their parents, they can catch fish in paddy fields, learn to sing Sangzi folk songs (which has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage) and make Tujia brocade (a national intangible cultural heritage), and watch a 5D movie on Zhangjiajie landform formation at Zhangjiajie Geopark Museum. 

Travel tips at Wulinglingyuan Core Scenic Area, Baofeng Lake, and Huanglong Cave:

1.Free ticket is offered to students under the age of 14 (14 not included).

2.Half-price ticket is offered to minors aged from 14 to 18 years old (14 included and 18 not included), and full-time students in undergraduate or lower education (with valid documentation).

3.Favorable prices are offered to cableway, Bailong Elevator, and sightseeing bus.

4.Parents traveling with children may enjoy half-price tickets when visiting Wulingyuan Core Scenic Area, Huanglong Cave, Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie Charming Xiangxi Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie Qianguqing (eternal love) Scenic Area, and Zhangjiajie Geopark Museum; and taking cableway, Bailong Elevator, and sightseeing bus.  

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn. 

Translator: Xiao Juan

Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn