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Ayi River Scenic Area, Chongqing

Updated: May 12, 2020 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Ayi River Scenic Area, Chongqing
(阿依河景区 ā yī hé jǐng qū)

Location:Pengshui Miao and Tujia autonomous county, Chongqing
Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA
Opening Hours: 8:00 -17:00 (all year round)
Ticket Price: 100 yuan ($14.13)/person

Notes:
1. Children under 120 centimeters in height enjoy free admission; children between 120 and 140 cm enjoy concession of admission fees.
2. Some recreational programs may involve risks to visitors, so it is highly recommended that you buy insurance.
3. Children aged 14 and below, pregnant women, disabled persons, and people with underlying conditions including severe heart diseases, mental illness, high blood pressure, and high myopia are not recommended to participate in rafting.

Local people travel on a bamboo raft in the Ayi River Scenic Area[Photo/psx.gov.cn]

The Ayi River is located in Pengshui Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Southwest China's Chongqing. It is named after the local Miao dialect word forkind-hearted, beautiful and intelligent women (jiaoayi).

The Ayi River Scenic Area features a great combination of mountains, waters, forests, springs and gorges. It is divided into three sightseeing areas (canyon sightseeing, pedestrian sightseeing, bamboo raft sightseeing), two resort areas (reception center of ethnic recreation, Niujiaozhai village ethnic recreation), two experience areas (rafting outdoor sightseeing), a rapid rafting area, and asouvenir shop.

The rafting program at the Ayi River Scenic Area [Photo/psx.gov.cn]

In the scenic area, you may take a river ride on the bamboo raft, explore the stalactite cave, raft down the rapidly-flowing river, hike along the 300-meter deep gorge, or pay a visit to the local village where the ethnic customsare showcased and delicacies are provided with a great sense of hospitality.

The stalactite cave at the Ayi River Scenic Area [Photo/psx.gov.cn]

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