Chinese Name: 武隆喀斯特
English Name: Wulong Karst Scenic Area; Wulong Karst National Geology Park
Type: Ancient culture and art
Rating Level: AAAAA (5A)
Wulong Karst Scenic Area is located in Wulong District, Chongqing 重庆. It has rare natural karst landscapes, including karst caves, sinkholes, ground fissures, canyons, peak clusters, alpine grasslands, etc., with comprehensive forms; It also has a variety of holiday, leisure, entertainment, sports, and unique folk customs of Tujia 土家族, Miao 苗族, Gelao 仡佬族, and other ethnic minorities. In 2011, it was rated as a national AAAAA tourist area.
Wulong Karst Scenic Area includes three parts: Tiansheng Third Bridge 天生三桥, Fairy Mountain 仙女山, and Furong Cave 芙蓉洞.
On November 18, 2020, the scenic spot was elected as the “New Landmark of Bashu Cultural Tourism Corridor” 巴蜀文化旅游走廊新地标.
Chongqing Wulong Karst Scenic Area is located in Wulong District, with a longitude of 108.72 ‘and a latitude of 29.29’. Tiansheng Sanqiao 天生三桥 is located in the south of Fairy Mountain, between Fairy Mountain and Wulong District; Fairy Mountain is located in Fairy Mountain Town, Wulong District, Chongqing, and in the Wuling Mountains in the east of Chongqing; Furong Cave is located at the Furong River, 4 kilometers away from Jiangkou Town, Wulong District.
What are worth visiting and seeing？
Furong Cave 芙蓉洞, the best cave in the world, is developed in Cambrian and Ordovician carbonate rocks and consists of Tongqi Cave 同汽坑洞, Shuren Cave 摔人洞, Weijiangling Cave 卫江岭洞, Tongba Cave 垌坝洞, Xinlukou Cave 新路口洞, Shuilian Cave 水帘洞, Furong Cave 芙蓉洞, Ganggang Cave 干矸洞, Sifang Cave 四方洞.
World Natural Heritage, National AAAAA Tourist Area, China’s Most Beautiful Cave, National Geopark, National Key Scenic Area. With a total length of 2700 meters, Furong Cave of Wulong Karst Scenic Area is famous for its numerous shafts, complete cave sediment types, perfect shape, and pure texture. Its shafts are the largest group of shafts found at home and abroad.
The cave body is huge, the secondary physical chemical sediments in the cave are diverse and rich, the cave’s various dissolution forms, spectacular collapse and accumulation, numerous stalactites, ponds in the cave in different situations at this stage, stalactites’ falling and destruction phenomena all record its vicissitudes of history, Professor Zhu Xuewen 朱学文, a famous cave expert in China, commented that “from the perspective of scientific research and science popularization, Furong Cave can be called” a cave science museum “.
Mount Fairy National Forest Park 仙女山国家森林公园 is a national AAAAA scenic spot, located in Wulong District, Chongqing, with a total area of 8910 hectares, an average elevation of 1900 meters, and a peak of 2033 meters.
It is known as “Oriental Switzerland” because of its unique charm of the alpine grasslands in the south of the Yangtze River 长江, the rare forest sea and snowfield in the south, and the beautiful jungle and green landscape The world’s largest combination of geological wonders of Tiansheng Sanqiao Group is the best tourist resort in Chongqing. The average temperature of Xiannv Mountain is 15 ℃ lower than that of the main urban area of Chongqing, which is also known as the “Summer Palace 颐和园 of the Mountain City”.
Tiansheng Third Bridge is a rare ecological tourist area of geological wonders in China, which belongs to a typical karst landform. The scenic spot is famous for its three magnificent stone arch bridges, Tianlong Bridge 天龙桥, Qinglong Bridge 青龙桥, and Heilong Bridge 黑龙桥, which are the largest natural bridge group in Asia.
The Tiansheng Third Bridge is located at the junction of Baiguo Township and Hetao Township, 20 kilometers southeast of Wulong District. The three natural stone arch bridges created by nature are characterized by majesty, wonder, danger, beauty, seclusion, and uniqueness.
The ticket price of Wulong Karst Tourist Area (Tiansheng Sanqiao) in peak season is 125 yuan per person, the ticket price of Wulong Karst Tourist Area (Fairy Mountain) in peak season is 50 yuan per person, and the ticket price of Wulong Karst Tourist Area (Furong Cave) in peak season is 150 yuan per person.
On the first day, you can go to Chongqing Wulong District and stay in Wulong District for the night. On the second day, you can enjoy speed skating in the Furong Cave and across the Furong River. In the afternoon, you can stay at Xiannv Mountain (Roast Sheep). On the third day, you can go to Xiannv Mountain (Horse Race, Kart, etc.) in the morning, Wulong Tiankeng Ground Crack Scenic Area in the afternoon, and Wulong Chongqing in the evening.
Wulong Karst Tourist Area
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