First Hunan Rural Summer Festival Kicks off in Pingjiang

2017-07-20
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The First Hunan Rural Summer Festival is sponsored by the Pingjiang County People's Government. During the festival, 10 themed activities will be launched in 12 scenic areas to offer relief from the summer heat, including Pingjiang Amazon Waterpark, Tianyue Mufu Mountain, Shiniu Village Glass Skywalk Scenic Area, Tuolong Gorge Rafting, Red Army Camp, Happy Parent-Child Farm, Fushou Mountain Forest Park, Zizai Pingjiang Wild Luxury Resort Hotel, Lianyun Mountain Rafting, Shiniu Village Mangdong Gorge Rafting, Bilong Gorge Tourist Area and Pingjiang Uprising Memorial Hall.

Themed Activities:
1. Shiniu Village Glass Skywalk Scenic Area
Theme: High-altitude Rock Climbing
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Activities: opening ceremony of the Rural Summer Resort Festival, online broadcasting by internet celebrities, and cliff challenge

2. Tianyue Mufu Mountain Scenic Area
Theme: Motor Home Tent Festival 
Original price: 96 yuan per adult, and 48 yuan per child
Preferential price: 80 yuan per adult
Duration: July 15 - August 10
Activities: view the sea of clouds and the sunrise, appreciate starry night, experience motor homes, and enjoy living outdoors
 
3. Amazon Waterpark
Theme: Tribal Carnival
Original price: 168 yuan per adult, and 90 yuan per child
Preferential price: 150 yuan per adult, and 70 yuan per child
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Activities: mysterious Indian culture, Sun Dance ceremony, drum performance, jungle archery, chief parade, DIY painting, and water splashing carnival

4. Red Army Camp Scenic Area
Theme: Retracing the Red Army's Footsteps
Original price: 40 yuan per adult, and 30 yuan per child
Preferential price: 40 yuan per adult, and 30 yuan per child. A free lunch of red rice and pumpkin soup will be served.
Duration: July 22 - August 8
Activities: retrace the Red Army's footsteps, review history, memorize martyrs, and taste red rice and pumpkin soup

5. Happy Parent-Child Farm
Themes: Fruit Picking, and Parent-Child Pastoral Camping Party
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Activities: acres of seasonal fruits, rural children's paradise, fairytale lodge, tent camping under the stars, colorful eco-restaurant, and outdoor barbecue

6. Fushou Mountain Forest Park
Theme: High Altitude Tent Music Festival
Original price: 76 yuan per adult, and 50 yuan per child
Preferential price: 50 yuan per adult, and 30 yuan per child
Duration: August 1 - August 20
Activities: climb mountain, explore wild canyon, and enjoy 10-kilometer-long waterfalls in the daytime; enjoy beer and music while appreciating moon and stars at night

7. Tuolong Gorge Eco-tourism Scenic Area
Theme: Summer Rafting
Original price: 258 yuan/person on weekends, and 238 yuan/person on work days
Preferential price: 198 yuan/person on weekends, and 178 yuan/person on work days
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Activity: A challenge to ecological canyon rafting with the worldĄŻs largest drop
 
8. Zizai Pingjiang Wild Luxury Resort Hotel
Theme: Luxury Outdoors, Pure Air
Duration: July 15 - August 28
 
9. Lianyun Mountain Canyon Rafting
Theme: Summer Carnival Rafting
Duration: July 15 - August 28

10. Shiniu Village Mangdong Gorge Rafting
Theme: Whitewater Rafting
Duration: July 15 - August 28

11. Bilong Gorge Tourist Area
Theme: Landscape Carnival for a Cool Summer
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Venue: Bilong Gorge Tourist Area, Meixian Town, Pingjiang County

12. Pingjiang Uprising Memorial Hall
Theme: Red Tourism
Duration: July 15 - August 28
Activities: retrace the revolutionary road, and visit Tianyue Academy
Venue: Pingjiang Uprising Memorial Hall

Translator: Chen Yu
Chinese source: cnta.gov.cn