Top 10 popular scenic spots in Hechi in 2020
Located in Bama Yao autonomous county, Renshou Resort is a national 3A-level tourist attraction integrating catering, entertainment, and shopping. It is a tourist attraction based on the life of Deng Chengcai and his remarkable longevity. It has a wooden plaque with four Chinese characters, “Wei Ren Zhe Shou,” meaning “only those who are kind enjoy a long life.” It used to be home to Deng Chengcai, who was considered immortal because he was so old and still so healthy. Deng was so renowned that Emperor Guangxu (1871-1908) of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1901) told the military commander of Guangxi to give Deng a board with the four Chinese characters inscribed on it in 1898.
Longzhou Island Ecological Tourism Resort
Longzhou Island Ecological Tourism Resort is located on the banks of the beautiful Xiajian River in Yizhou district, Hechi. It is a five-star rural tourism area in Guangxi integrating ecological planting and breeding, catering and accommodation, business meetings, party entertainment, farming and picking, fishing, as well as leisure.
Longzhou Island Ecological Tourism Resort. [Photo/WeChat account: hcrbwspt]
Dongtianfudi Scenic Area
Dongtianfudi Scenic Area is located in Renxiang village, Jiazhuan township, Bama Yao autonomous county. Relying on its karst cave resources, the scenic area has developed wonderful karst cave tour routes. The scenic spot has a rich variety of tourist resources, intact cave landscapes and rich plant landscapes, as well as colourful folk customs and a distinctive food culture. In 2018, it was rated as a national 4A tourist attraction.
Dongtianfudi Scenic Area. [Photo/WeChat account: hcrbwspt]
Dahua Water City
Dahua Water City Scenic Area is a national 4A-level scenic spot located in the west of Dahua county. It is mainly composed of three parts: Dahua Gourmet Cultural Park, Dahua Ethnic Museum, and Nadu Mountain Miduo Temple. Here visitors can enjoy the unique charm of ornamental stone, the ethnic culture of local residents, and Buddhist culture.
Niujiaozhai Waterfall Scenic Area
Niujiaozhai Waterfall Scenic Area, also known as Phoenix Mountain Waterfall Scenic Area, is located in Huanjiang Maonan autonomous county, Hechi, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
The waterfalls were newly discovered in 2009, and boast an average elevation of 700 to 900 meters. The scenic area is now a national 3A-level scenic area and the Guangxi Ecological Tourism Demonstration Zone.
Danlu Mountain Scenic Area
Danlu Mountain Scenic Area is located in Nandan county, at an altitude of 830 meters. It contains a magnificent and well-preserved site of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with nearly 4,000 characters inscribed on tablets. There are natural landscapes and the idyllic scenery of the canyon in the scenic area, along with newly-built projects, such as walkways, suspension bridges, commercial streets, and homestays, making it a tourist attraction integrating leisure, health care, sightseeing, and popular science learning.
The Mizhuilin Holiday Resort
The Mizhuilin Holiday Resort is located near the bank of the Wuyang River. With the surrounding mountains looming over the plain, as well as cloud and mist curling up between the mountains, it looks like a Chinese brush drawing with a wonderful landscape. Tourists can go boating or rafting on the river while watching the gleaming water. They can also take a stroll in the village to enjoy the pastoral scene where smoke is curling up from kitchen chimneys and locals are playing bamboo flutes.
The resort boasts rooms, conference rooms, a dining hall, a balloon volleyball court, and a swimming pool. It is a good place for family gatherings, parties, conferences, and training programs with a capacity of up to 100 participants. In the dining hall, there are a variety of delicious dishes available, such as locally-raised chickens, ducks, and fish from the local river. In addition, tourists can take a boating trip down the river to enjoy the wonderful scenery. The whole trip is about 2.5 kilometers on the river. Along the way, tourists can see unique scenic spots. It is a poetic experience full of mysteries and soul-inspiring moments.
Third Sister Liu's Hometown
Third Sister Liu's Hometown is located in the north of Yizhou and is a national 4A-level scenic spot. The entire scenic area consists of the intersection of the section of the Longjiang River running through the urban area and the section of the Xiajian River running through Liu Sanjie town, including tourist collection centers, Liuhe village, and Zhuangguluo tourist area.
Located along the Longjiang and Xiajian rivers, the whole scenic zone offers such sightseeing locations as the Hub of Tour Dispatch and Third Sister Liu's Former Residence. The Water Stone Forest features rocks of remarkable shapes, rolling hills, and elegant spires. A grand spectacle, the forest is known as as "the Soul of Karst." A vibrant landscape, clear waters, and thick bamboo forests decorate the Xiajian River area.
In the scenic zone, many souvenirs and consumables are offered for sale. Tourists can see the sights from a pleasure boat, enjoy folk song performances, learn the history of Third Sister Liu, and relax while experiencing rural life in a farmer's home. The zone is now one of the classic tourism routes featured in the "Folk Culture Tour in Guangxi."
Bama Minghe River and the Crystal Palace
The Bama Minghe River is located in Nashe township, one of the sources of the Panyang River, the mother river of Bama. Looking down from a height, it resembles a giant version of the character “Ming,” meaning “life,” of which the cursive style is inlaid in the middle of a vast field. There are more than 80 people on the coast who are over 100 years old, accounting for more than two-thirds of the centenarians in Bama, and even more seniors who are between 80 and 100 years old.
Crystal Palace is a national 4A-level tourist attraction and is about 44 kilometers northwest of Bama Yao autonomous region. It is a karst region with peaks, depressions, valleys, and other great topographic features. The cave is on the slope of a spotless, white peak with dense stone hairs, curly stones, stone flowers, and incredibly fresh air. It is a medium-sized corridor-like cave developed along a rock stratum with pathways inside without much change in elevation. Surveys have found it to be more than 600 meters long, 8 to 40 meters wide, and 10 to 35 meters high.
In several places at the bottom, there are pebbles, fine sand, and gravity sediments, such as stalactites, stalagmites, stone columns, stone strips, stone flags, and various types of stone curtains, stone waterfalls, and stone shields. The collection of natural art treasures is still growing, giving the cave high visual and scientific value.
The Sea of Bamboo Gardens in Bagong
The Sea of Bamboo Gardens is located in Xiaqiao village, Bagong town of Jinchengjiang district, Hechi. Taking full advantage of the original landscape of the Dagou River in the upper reaches of the Longjiang River and the ancient villages with rich folk culture, the gardens have planned and developed various tourism projects, such as mountain camping, farming experience, drifting, and a floating park.
The Sea of Bamboo Gardens in Xiaqiao village, Bagong town. [Photo/WeChat account: hcrbwspt]
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