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Hunan to Reduce Ticket Prices of 27 Scenic Spots

Updated: 2018-08-17

Tourists are taking a boat in Baofeng Lake Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie in summer. (Photo/Wu Yongbin, VOC)

Hunan will substantially reduce the ticket prices of at least 27 scenic spots before the late September. The decision was made based on the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and the Central Economic Work Conference, and the 2018 Government Work Report. The 27 key scenic spots are:
Five 5A-level scenic spots like Wulingyuan Core Scenic Area;
Eighteen 4A-level scenic spots such as Taohuayuan Scenic Spot;
And four 3A-level scenic spots including Mufu Mountain.

These scenic spots will extend the discount period and scope based on their states of operation .
Main state-owned scenic spots in Loudi and Chenzhou will be free to tourists over 65 years old.

After adopting such large-scale price discount policy, Hunan will witness an annual reduction of over 190 million CNY in scenic spot tickets.
The following three scenic spots have released their detailed rules and regulations on ticket reduction.

1. Wulingyuan Core Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie
The ticket price in tourist peak season (from February to November the next year) is 225 CNY/person. For group tourists or tourists booking tickets online in advance, they can enjoy the ticket price of 182 CNY/person. The valid period of the ticket is 4 consecutive days.
The ticket price in tourist off season (from March to November) is 115 CNY/person. For group tourists or tourists booking tickets online in advance, they can enjoy the ticket price of 91 CNY /person. The valid period of the ticket is 4 consecutive days.
The ticket price for annual pass is 298 CNY/person.
All the above-mentioned prices include the fare of taking eco-friendly cars.
These regulations will be implemented from September 22, 2018, with the validity period of 5 years.

2. Nanyue Core Scenic Area in Hengyang
The ticket price in peak season (from May to October) is 110 CNY/person, and 80 CNY/person for off season (from November to April the next year).
These regulations will be implemented from September 22, 2018, with the validity period of 5 years.

3. Yueyang Tower Scenic Area in Yueyang
Starting from August 6, 2018, the ticket price is 70 CNY/person, and the validity period of this regulation is 5 years.
Please refer to the public announcement of each scenic spot for detailed regulations on free admission and half-price ticket.

Source: enghunan.gov.cn