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Zhangjiajie Launches Ten Winter Tourism Activities

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Tourists enjoy snow scenery at Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie. (file photo by Wu Yongbing)

 


Snow scenery of Baofeng Lake (file photo by Wu Yongbing)

 

On December 2, the 2019 Zhangjiajie Winter Tourism Marketing Activities Press Conference and the Zhangjiajie New Winter Tourism Product Release Conference were held in Zhangjiajie. The serial activities will last from December 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020.

Zhangjiajie will launch ten themed activities to attract tourists from all over the world to enjoy snow scenery, hot springs, ice skating, and folk customs.

The ten themed activities include:
3rd China (Zhangjiajie) International Tourism Poetry Festival;
Opening of Zhangjiajie Ice and Snow World (ski resort);
Tujia New Year Celebrations in B&B inns; and,
Lantern Festival Celebrations.

Those who take the first Qianjiang-Zhangjiajie-Changde High-speed train to Zhangjiajie may enjoy free admission to Wulingyuan Core Scenic Area, Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area, Grand Canyon Scenic Area, and Zhangjiajie’s West Line scenic areas.

Zhangjiajie folk cultural traditions will be presented at 100 high-quality B&B inns between Laba Festival (January 2, 2020) to Chinese Lunar New Year eve (January 24, 2020). Tourists may try their hands at making Ciba (glutinous rice cakes); sample delicious local food; learn baishou (hand-waving) dance; and experience Tujia Gannian Festival (which comes one day earlier than the New Year's Eve of the Han people and is the most ceremonious festival of the Tujia people.).

With an investment of 600 million CNY, the Zhangjiajie Ice and Snow World—Indoor Ski Stadium will officially open on December 26.

This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn.

Translator: Xiao Juan

Chinese source: hn.chinanews.com