A Romantic Ecological Tour to the Countryside
Country tour mainly covering rural landscape appreciation, feeling of local folk-custom and local culture, and tasting of characteristic farmhouse catering in Qinhuangdao is unique. These country tour spots are carried out respectively in forms like agricultural tour of high-tech intensification, fruit picking tour, landscape tour, which display charm of these spots. At present, there are more than 40 country tour spots higher than city level, including 9 national-level and provincial-level demonstration sites of agricultural tour, 1 national 4A tourist attraction, and 1 2A tourist attraction; besides, many product and industry clusters are formed, including high-tech agricultural tours represented by Beidaihe Jifa Agricultural Sightseeing Garden, grape and wine culture tours represented by Changli Grape Valley and Lulong Baozi Valley, agricultural experience tours represented by Qinhuangdao Wangyu Shanzhuang, and landscape tours represented by Funing Dongjiakou.
Keywords: ecological, leisure, picking
Route A: Wangyu Shanzhuang Jifa Agricultural Ecological Sightseeing Garden
Key tour points:
Wangyu Shanzhuang: Wangyu Shanzhuang is a new village established due to migration relocation during the period of constructing Shihe Reservoir; Starting from 2000, the village started to develop ecological agriculture; after that, and the Wangyu Shanzhuang characterized by Chinese chestnut plantations of 300 mu, cherry picking gardens of 50 mu, viewing platforms, log cabins for accommodation, pavilions, colored bullet shooting range, monkey parks, small bridge with flowing water, green boats, and country style cuisine is established. Each year, a Shanhai Pass big cherry picking festival will be held there.
Jifa Agricultural Ecological Sightseeing Garden: Jifa Agricultural Ecological Sightseeing Garden is located in the middle section of Haibei road, Bedaihe District, Qinhuangdao City; it is a comprehensive ecological and agricultural sightseeing park combined with natural ecology and tour and sightseeing, and is also a national AAAA tourist attraction. The Sightseeing Garden is divided into the planting demonstration site for special vegetables, planting demonstration site for famous and excellent flowers, breeding demonstration site for special livestock, and the area for leisure, catering, and entertainment, four in total; besides, 30 scenic spots have been set up, including vegetable garden, miraculous melon garden, hanging garden, breathtaking bridge, and water and fish playing. The Sightseeing Garden is characterized by “south trees planted in the north, and south flowers blooming in the north”. In Jifa Agricultural Ecological Sightseeing Garden, you can experience the marvel of “watermelon on the tree” and “vegetables encircling columns”, and watch rare wild animals which are not commonly seen in other zoos. Besides, you can pick mature fruits and vegetables, and enjoying the fun of eating country style food and walking on alameda.