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9 Eco-tourism Travel Routes in Changsha

Updated: 2020-12-26

(Photo/Wang Bin, Changsha Evening News)

The Changsha Municipal Forestry Bureau and the Changsha Municipal Bureau of Culture, Tourism, Radio and Television announced 9 eco-tourism travel routes on December 22. The routes will take you away from the city’s hustle and bustle and embrace nature.

East Route 1: A Tour to Admire Azalea Flowers and Keep Fit 

Total length: 65 kilometers

Features: azalea flowers, featured geological resources, fascinating water environment, forests, and health-preserving centers

Main scenic spots include:

Daowu Mountain Scenic Area, Liuyang City;

Yanxi Town, Liuyang City;

Shuxiang Village, Dahu Town, Liuyang City;

Dawei Mountain National Forest Park, Liuyang City; and, 

Zhongyue Village, Dawei Mountain Town, Liuyang City.

Dawei Mountain

East Route 2: An Eco Tour to Villages

Total length: 27 kilometers

Features: beautiful forest landscape, rich water resources

Main scenic spots include:

Daowu Mountain Scenic Area, Liuyang City;

Liuyang River National Wetland Park, Liuyang City;

Niushiling Village, Hehua Subdistrict, Liuyang City; and,

Dayao Town, Liuyang City.

Daowu Mountain Scenic Area

West Route 1: A Leisure Cultural Tour

Total length: 77.5 kilometers

Features: diversified tourist trips, thick forests, health-preserving trips, and featured rural tourist trips

Main scenic spots include:

Guangming Village, Bairuopu Town, Wangcheng District;

Jinzhou Lake Wetland Park, Ningxiang City;

Chenjiaqiao Village, Jinghuapu Town, Ningxiang City;

Shishi’an Village, Huangcai Town, Ningxiang City; and,

Weishan Mountain Scenic Area, Ningxiang City.

Jinzhou Lake Wetland Park

West Route 2: A Red Culture-themed Tour

Total length: 62 kilometers

Features: profound Huxiang culture, patriotic education bases, and rich natural and cultural landscapes

Main scenic spots include:

Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area, Yuelu District; 

Huaminglou Scenic Area, Ningxiang City; and,

Huitang Town, Ningxiang City.

Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area

South Route: A Tour to Lakes and Mountains

Total length: 22 kilometers

Features: a variety of rare flora and fauna, and featured tourism and leisure trips

Main scenic spots include:

Yanghu Lake National Wetland Park, Yuelu District;  

Tianjiling National Forest Park, Yuhua District;

Shiyan Lake Provincial Forest Park, Yuhua District; and, 

Shiyanhu Village, Tiaoma Town, Yuhua District.

Yanghu Lake National Wetland Park

North Route 1: A Tour to Cyber Celebrity Locations 

Total length: 32 kilometers

Features: metasequoia forests, rich rural tourism resources, and thick forests 

Main scenic spots include:

Chunhuashan Village, Chunhua Town, Changsha County;

Dashanchong Forest Park, Changsha County; and,

Jinjing Town, Changsha County.

Chunhuashan Village, Chunhua Town

North Route 2: A Tour to Featured Towns and Forests 

Total length: 49 kilometers

Features: beautiful natural landscapes, thick forests, fresh air, and red tourism

Main scenic spots include:

Songya Lake Wetland Park, Changsha County; 

Guoyuan Town, Changsha County;

Tianhua Village, Qingshanpu Town, Changsha County;

Yingzhu Mountain Scenic Area, Changsha County; and,

Kaihui Town, Changsha County.

Songya Lake Wetland Park

North Route 3: A Health-Preserving Tour to Forest Parks

Total length: 15 kilometers

Features: natural ecological landscapes and thick forests

Main scenic spots include:

Qingzhu Lake Forest Park, Kaifu District;

Beishan Mountain Forest Park, Wangcheng District; and,

Hemi Peak Forest Park, Wangcheng District.

Hemi Peak Forest Park

North Route 4: A Cultural Tour to Ancient Towns

Total length: 40 kilometers

Features: beautiful natural ecological landscapes and featured towns

Main scenic spots include:

Wushan Mountain Forest Park, Wangcheng District;

Wuyi Village, Shuangjiangkou Town, Ningxiang City;

Qianlong Lake National Wetland Park, Wangcheng District;

Jinggang Town, Wangcheng District; 

Tongguan Ancient Town, Wangcheng District; and, 

Jingshen Village, Chating Town, Wangcheng District.

Wushan Mountain Forest Park

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen

Chinese source: icswb.com