Loudi Travel Guide
Area: 8,107 square kilometers (3,130 square miles)
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
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 86|
|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.|
|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 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