Loudi Travel Guide

Loudi Facts

Chinese Name: 娄底 (lóu dǐ)
Population: 4,030,000  
Area: 8,107 square kilometers (3,130 square miles) 
Nationalities: Han 
 Location: The city is situated in the center of Hunan Province, neighboring six cities in the surrounding area: Xiangtan and Changsha in the northeast, Hengyang in the southeast, Yiyang in the northwest, Shaoyang in the southwest and Huaihua in the west.
Administrative Division: 1 district - Louxing; 2 counties - Shuangfeng & Xinhua; 2 county-level cities - Lengshuijiang & Lianyuan  
Seat of the City Government: 13, East Lengping Street, Louxing District
 Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0738-8313548
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
 Bank of China Loudi Branch: 3, Dixing Road, Louxing District
 China Post Loudi Branch: 26, Changqing Middle Road, Louxing District

Loudi Attractions - Things to Do

Ziquejie Terrace

Layers upon layers of terraces are mapped on the hills like green waves rolling among mountains. This is the Ziquejie Terrace in Shuiche Town of Xinhua County. Visitors coming to view this spectacle will be astonished at this creation by the ancient ancestors of the locals. 

Admission Fee CNY 68
Transportation Take regular bus from Loudi Bus Station to Xinhua, and change bus from Xinhua West Bus Station to Fengjia, Shangtuan or Xiangbei and then get off at Ziquejie Terrace. 

Boyue Cave

Located on the outskirts of the antimony capital, Lengshuijiang City, Boyue Cave is a grand limestone cave with considerable scientific and historic value. Covering an area of more than 40,000 square meters (9.9 acres), the cave contains a 1,800 meters (1,969 yards) long sightseeing route. Stunning karst landscapes make it increasingly well-known to visitors. 
Admission Fee CNY 63 (including the entrance fees for the cave and the park) 
Transportation 1. take regular bus from Loudi Bus Station to Lengshuijiang, and then cheng bus on the opposite of Lengshuijiang Municipal Government Building for Boyue Cave.
2. take train from Loudi to Lengshuijiang, change bus from the railway station to the municipal government building and then take bus to the cave.

 Other Scenic Spots: Meijiang Scenic Spot, Longshan Mountain

How to Travel Between Loudi and Changsha

Loudi Xinhua Airport is under construction and will be put into use in 2024. It will be built in Youjia Town, Xinhua County, 110 kilometers (70 miles) to downtown Loudi. The distance between Loudi and Changsha is only 112 kilometers (70 miles), and Loudi is about 150 kilometers (93 miles), approximately 2-3 hours' drive from Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Visitors can take a bus to Changsha South Bus Station, where the airport bus terminus can be found in the square in front of the station. 



Loudi enjoys a subtropical continental monsoon climate, and the weather is humid, with moderate temperatures and four distinct seasons. Rainfall is most prevalent in the late spring and early summer. It is torrid in summer, sunny and warm in autumn. Winter months here are not severe, and the annual average temperature falls around 16-17.3 C (60.8-62.6 F).   
 When to Go: May to October

Loudi Travel Tips

 History: Before the Qin (221BC-206BC) Court established a county to administer this area, the Loudi region belonged to Chu, a vassal state of the eastern Zhou Dynasty. Currently it forms part of one district, which contains two counties and two county-level cities.       
 Physical Features: The western region of Loudi borders the mountainous area in western Hunan, while the land in the central and east is hilly, with gently sloping topography.
 Special Local Products: southern poplar mushroom, glossy ganodema, waxberry

- Last modified on Nov. 28, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Loudi Travel
Asked by Annaell from FRANCE | Jun. 21, 2015 18:56Reply
How long does it take to visit Ziquejie?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mona from ITALY | Jun. 21, 2015 21:17

Well, the scenic area is large. It is suggested to spend a whole day there for a good sightseeing.
Asked by Mary Sanchez from U | May. 15, 2013 14:15Reply
What is the best way to get to Loudi departing from Chicago O'Hare International Airport?
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Answered by Diana from USA | May. 16, 2013 01:55

You can fly from Chicago to Beijing and then transfer to another plane to Hangzhou. Upon arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport, take the airport shuttle bus to the local Railway Station where there are direct trains to your destination.
Asked by John from USA | May. 15, 2013 02:41Reply
Is there American food in Loudi City?
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Answered by Shana from PHILIPPINES | May. 15, 2013 03:46

I just know you can find KFC fast food there.
Asked by Sue from USA | Dec. 13, 2012 08:44Reply
What is the schedule for buses between Loudi and Changsha?
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Answered by Flora | Dec. 13, 2012 20:45

The bus usually leaves Loudi from 06:30 to 17:30 every 30~60 minutes.
Answered by Sue from USA | Dec. 13, 2012 21:50

Okay, thanks! How much is it per person and how long does it take for the journey pelase?
Answered by Flora | Dec. 16, 2012 00:11

It costs around CNY60 per person and the whole journey takes 1.5-2h.
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