See sunrise & sea of clouds at these places
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The rolling mountains are like the movement composed by the nature, and the mountains stretching into the sky are the unique charm of Chongqing. Would you like to see sunrise and sea of clouds? Just watch the weather forecast in advance, get up early and go to these places to enjoy beautiful scenes.
Yubei – Zhoujia Mountain
Picture from VCG
Zhoujia Mountain is hailed as “Niubei Mountain of Chongqing”. It is also a popular place for photography. The bridge in Zhoujia Mountain is always covered by clouds after the rain, so it can form the sea of clouds and then attracts photographers to come. When dawn breaks, the bridge and hills on the both sides of the bridge are among the clouds. The sunrise and sea of clouds decorate each other as if people are in fairyland. How extremely spectacular it is!
Location: Gulu Town, Yubei District
Route: Main urban areas → Chongqing-Lingshui Expressway → driving out of Caoping then driving 800m straightly along the second-level road
Chengkou – Chongqing-Shaanxi Boundary Mountain
Chongqing-Shaanxi Boundary Mountain belongs to a part of Daba Mountains at the border of Chongqing and Shaanxi, and the altitude is about 2000 meters. As it’s far away from the urban area, the environment here is protected well. There are grand trees, high mountains, and national primary protected plants such as yew and Thuja sutchuenensis. There are 2 suitable viewing platforms for shooting photos about sea of clouds and fog: “Yiwanshui” and “Yezhudang”.
Location: Beiping Township, Chengkou County
Route: Main urban areas → G65 → Chengwan Road → Beiping Township
Qijiang – Gujian Mountain
Gujian Mountain is like a forest oxygen bar. The air, mountains and water, forests, and temples form a landscape together. Look around from the top of the mountain, you can take wonderful photos casually with the magnificent sea of clouds.
Location: Gujian Mountain Scenic Area, Qijiang District
Route: Main urban areas → G75 → Qiaohe Connection → Gujian Mountain Scenic Area
Xiushan - Chuanhegai
"Gai" is a local dialect in Southeastern Chongqing, which means the plain on the high mountains has about 1,230 average altitude. Chuanhegai is a national 4A scenic area with flat and wide land, clouds and fog, beautiful flowers. Road here has "forty-five turns". Each turn here will be difficult to see after the rain. It is like a jade belt floating in front of us.
Location: Chuanhe Township, Xiushan County
Route: Main urban areas → G65→ Xiushan Connection → G76 → Chuanhe Township
Wuxi - Hongchiba
Hongchiba is the leading mountain grassland in the South of China. There are both beautiful flower sea and sea of clouds. The brilliant sunrise and sea of cloud usually show in time at an open place. It is beautiful so as to make people intoxicated. The horses and cows on the Hongchiba are not afraid of strangers. They may form a landscape with the light of sun in the morning as if you are in a paradise far from the urban.
Location: Wenfeng Town, Wuxi County
Route: Main urban areas → G42 → Kuimen Connection → Fengjie-Wuxi Expressway → Shanghuang Connection → Hongchiba.
(Translated by Jiang Yuling, Fathom Language Limited)