Location: Guizhou Province, Zunyi Prefecture, Chishui City 贵州省 遵义市 赤水市
How to get there: 3 hours by bus from Chongqing, and 3 1/2 hours from Zunyi City
We visited 6 of the main scenic areas in late October 2019
(click on the links below to see photos and details about each scenic area):
We visited two areas per day and stayed in Chishui for 3 full days in October 2019.
Most of the scenic areas are located around one hour by car from the hotel in Chishui (Sidongou is a bit closer, half an hour).
The best hotel in Chishui:
In English: Jinqian Jiahua International Hotel
In Chinese: 赤水金黔嘉华国际大酒店
The hotel is located a couple of kilometers outside Chishui city center, but the road from the city to the scenic areas passes by the hotel. Taxis are easy to find.
Warning: Most of the scenic areas have installed loudspeakers with motion detectors, as you get near a loudspeaker it starts making noise (pop music or “information”). It’s extremely annoying, treating a UNESCO World Heritage site like this shouldn’t be allowed.