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High-speed Rail Travel Route to Explore Beautiful Scenery of Grand Xiangxi Region

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A cultural tourism development achievements presentation conference was held in Changsha recently. A high-speed rail travel route to explore the most beautiful scenery of Grand Xiangxi Region, favorable policies of high-speed rail travel, and four Changsha-Grand Xiangxi Region high-quality travel routes were released to cater for tourists' diversified needs.

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (photo courtesy of the correspondent)

The Grand Xiangxi Region represented by Zhangjiajie, Jishou, and Huaihua cities is characterized by rich tourist resources and huge development potential. Unparalleled scenery of mountains and rivers, incredible mysterious places, tranquil towns, and colorful folk customs form marvelous pictures.

You may trace along the high-speed rail travel route to explore the most beautiful scenery of Grand Xiangxi Region. There are enchanted peaks in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China's most beautiful ancient town—Fenghuang, Aizhai Suspension Bridge Scenic Area, and Zhijiang, the site where the Chinese war zone accepted the Japanese surrender.

Favorable policies

From October 10 to December 31, 2022, a total of 41 scenic spots (21 in Huaihua, 10 in Zhangjiajie, and 10 in Xiangxi Prefecture) along the high-speed rail travel route will give a 20% discount to those who come to the scenic spots by high-speed trains. Tourists who take train G6431 to the scenic spots will enjoy half-price admission. Twelve scenic spots will offer free admission. 

Furong Town (photo courtesy of the correspondent)

Shibadong Village (Photo/Li Jian)

Four Changsha-Grand Xiangxi Region High-quality Travel Routes

A four-day trip to explore millennium-old Miao village and mysterious Xiangxi


Two days in Zhangjiajie: visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park/Huangshizhai Scenic Spot/Jinbian Stream; and watch "Charming Xiangxi" Show in Wulingyuan/Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot

Two days in Xiangxi: visit Furong Town/Miao Village/Laosicheng Site

A four-day cultural trip to Xiangxi and Huaihua


Two days in Xiangxi: visit Biancheng Town, the prototype of "Border Town" written by Chinese author Shen Congwen/Fenghuang Ancient Town Museum and Former Residence of Shen Congwen in Fenghuang Ancient Town

Two days in Huaihua: visit Huayao Terraced Fields in Shanbei Village/Qianyang Ancient Town/Hongjiang Ancient Commercial Town


A four-day trip to Zhangjiajie, Xiangxi, and Huaihua


One day in Zhangjiajie: visit Tianmen Mountain/Honglong Cave

Two days in Xiangxi: visit Shibadong Village/ Red Stone Forest National Geopark (dating back to the Ordovician Period of 480 million years ago) in Guzhang County/Aizhai Suspension Bridge

One day in Huaihua: visit Chuanyan Mountain in Xupu County/Huayao Terraced Fields in Shanbei Village

A two-day and one-night trip to Fenghuang Ancient Town

Route: from Changsha to Fenghuang Ancient Town

This article is from the Hunan Provincial Government

Translator: Xiao Juan

Chinese source: Voice of Hunan