Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

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Geographic location:Within the territory of Nanchuan District, Chongqing


Famous scenery:Ecological Stone Forest, Golden Buddha Cave and Ancient Buddha Cave, Du Fu Ornamental Garden

Suitable for the play season:All year round

Located near the mysterious 30° north latitude, Jinfo Mountain is located in the Nanchuan District of Chongqing City, north of the Dagu Mountain Range, covering an area of 1,300 square kilometers. The scenic area is 441 square kilometers and the highest peak is 2238 meters above sea level.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area integrates mountains, water, stone, forest, spring and cave. It integrates male, strange, quiet, dangerous and beautiful. It has beautiful scenery, pleasant climate and rich tourism resources. With its unique natural features, varieties A wide range of rare animals and plants, majestic rock formations, mysterious and deep cave palaces, unpredictable meteorological landscapes and precious cultural relics are among the national key scenic spots and national forest parks. It has been assessed by domestic and foreign experts as a natural scenic spot with great development value.

In January 2016, the National Tourism Administration and the Ministry of Environmental Protection proposed to identify Chongqing Jinfoshan Ecological Tourism Zone as a national ecotourism demonstration zone.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area


Jinfo Mountain is a national scenic spot, won the national 5A scenic spot in 2013, and was recorded as a national nature reserve, national forest park, national natural heritage, and the first batch of popular science education base in 2014. “Golden Buddha, He Cuiwei, Ethereal Clouds and Clouds” is the most beautiful portrayal of Jinfo Mountain. When the summer and autumn are sunny, the setting sun will illuminate the layers of the cliffs, such as a golden Buddha, which is very spectacular. Beautiful, “Golden Foshan” is hence named.

Jinfo Mountain is 18 kilometers away from Nanchuan City, 88 kilometers away from the main city of Chongqing, adjacent to Wulong in the east and bordering Guizhou in the south. Due to the special geographical location and climatic conditions, in ancient times, the Quaternary glaciers were buffered, and the primitive ecology of ancient and different geological ages was completely preserved, and the karst landforms were obvious.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Climate characteristics

Jinfoshan is a typical karst geological landform. Due to its special geographical location and climatic conditions, it has buffered the Quaternary glaciers in ancient times. It maintains the original natural ecology of ancient and different geological ages in a relatively complete way. The mountains are magnificent and beautiful, and the scenery is deep and charming. The peaks and valleys stretch over dozens of large and small mountains, and there are more than 100 steep peaks. The natural caves in the area are dotted with the most famous ancient Buddha caves on the navel of the sleeping Buddha. The mountains are deep and deep. There are mountains, rivers and dams in the caves. There are holes in the caves.

Jinfoshan is a subtropical humid monsoon climate with short winter, early spring and summer, with the same rain and heat in the same season and vertical changes in climate. Due to special climatic conditions, sometimes the clouds go, the clouds are rolling, the waves of the sea are rolling, and sometimes the weather is fine. Clouds, rain, clouds, fog, snow, and wind form a unique and beautiful glorious meteorological landscape, forming many beautiful The water landscape and the Longyan Waterfall, the Shuihuayan Waterfall and the Three-Layer Waterfall with a flow of three thousand feet.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Species resources

The ancient geological, natural resources and warm climatic conditions of Jinfo Mountain create and multiply countless precious creatures. It is a treasure trove of various species and rare and concentrated. Due to the large difference in topography, plant communities are distributed in vertical zones. Subtropical coniferous forests, mixed coniferous and broad-leaved forests, deciduous broad leaves and evergreen forests, virgin forests, flat bamboo forests, shrubs and meadows all have special features. The ancient and rare plants are regionally distributed, forming a rare landscape of ancient and rare plant communities, with distinct layers. Under the tall arbor forest, there are 100,000 mu of square bamboo forests and various types of shrubs.

There are more than 5,000 plant resources in the territory, including more than 250 species of ancient plants, 136 species of endemic plants, 82 species of rare and endangered plants, and 52 species of rare plants. Rich in plant resources, raising 150 species of wild animals and 113 species of subspecies. Among them, there are 37 species of cherished animals, accounting for 67.2% of the 55 species of protected animals in Sichuan Province, and 22% of the total number of protected animals in the country. There are 10 species of leopard, South China tiger, turtle leopard, red-bellied horned chicken, and black langur, which are protected at the national level. There are 11 species of macaque, pangolin, hairy deer, forest owl, black bear, etc. There are 15 kinds of protected civet, Suzaku, Sunbird, Golden Thrush, Orange-footed Mole, and South Fox.

According to a report in 1998: “The only rare wild ginkgo plant in the world was found in the northern slopes of Jinfo Mountain and the original virgin forests of Xifu. This finding fills a gap in the origin of Ginkgo biloba.” There are an isolated ginkgo natural resource distribution area in the north, northeast, east, southeast and southwest of Jinfo Mountain with Jinfo Mountain peak as the core. There are about 1800 ginkgo natural resources (-2000 strains). More than 94% of the individuals are in the stage of young wood and mature wood; about 6% of adult wood individuals; 1 strain of dead wood; it is a phenological age-comparable population. It has important scientific research value for further exploring the distribution and evolution of the ginkgo wild population in China.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Main landscape

Ecological stone forest

It is one of the most characteristic and representative spots in Jinfo Mountain. Compared with other stone forests, it also has Shifeng stone screen, which is also a stone forest landscape. But the difference is that the stone forest here is a symbiosis spectacle of stone trees full of vitality, like a wise man hidden by the light, hidden in the original forest of the sun. When the breeze is dark, there are hidden birds and flowers, and the winding path leads to the cliffs. When you walk into the stone forest under the shade, you can truly understand the mystery of nature and the mystery of natural life.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Golden Buddha Cave and Ancient Buddha Cave

It is one of the dozens of caves in Jinfo Mountain. Its magic lies not in the beautiful stalactites, but in its high altitude, long-term geological formation and large scale. It is well preserved and rare in the world. It adds a mystery to it. The inner space of the cave is sometimes twisted and twisted, and the giant hall, which is sometimes magnificent, is mysterious. The length of the cave that has been proven so far is 11 kilometers, and the bottom area is 140,000 square meters. However, it is still unknown how deep and how far the bottom of the cave is. Walk through the hole, listen to the dripping water, watch the phantom of Qionghua, feel the pulse of the mountain, and enjoy the realm of transcendentality.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Yongling Ancient Road

It is a rugged path where the local folks worship the Buddha and pick up the herbs in the early morning. They can experience the thrills of the ancient cliffs and experience the wonders of the cliffs and peaks in front of the mountains. The ancient temples of Yongling, Jiutianfeiquan and Zangbaoya are more The ancient road adds a bit of mystery.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Du Fu Ornamental Garden

It is an azalea viewing area with rich azalea varieties and the most convenient viewing. It can be seen in nearly ten kinds of precious trees and rhododendrons such as Du Fu Prince and Du Fu Wang.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Wolongtan Canyon

The canyon is about 4.5KM long, with cliffs on both sides, dense forests, gully streams, cool and quiet, and close to wildlife. Located in the north gate of the scenic area 2KM.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area


Nantianmen: Admire the South Tianmen Gate, stand on the top of the mountains, overlook the Linhai and the Mt. Qunshan, and look at the towering peaks. The infinite scenery is unobstructed. Shi Renfeng: The towering peaks of the clouds, the body of the majestic and sturdy shore, like the heavenly sacred soldiers standing in the valley between the mountains, guarding the golden Buddha’s living things.

Sandie Waterfall: Located on the southern slope of Jinfo Mountain, the waterfall is divided into three layers and three folds. The height is nearly 100 meters. It flows over the years and the water flows ups and downs. The momentum is magnificent.

Yinshangang: It is the best viewing place for the rare plant “living stone” silver fir. It overlooks the Nantianmen mountains and is surrounded by mountains and peaks. It is extremely magnificent.

Shimen Palace: Several stone columns of more than ten meters wide hold up a huge mountain peak, forming a number of majestic and massive stone gates, magnificent and shocking.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Ancient cave painting wall

The ancient Buddha Cave is deeply hidden in the highest altitude of Jinfo Mountain. It is a famous natural mountain cave in China, formed 350 million years ago. The ancient Buddha Cave is actually a huge river channel of the ancient submerged river system. Its unique stone wall landscape is the result of the water flow of the ancient submerged river 30 million years ago. At the top of a few meters high narrow hole, the traces of the submerged river flow are like a ridge with a hole shape, which the locals call the “long ridge”.

As the tributary went deep into the depths of about 100 meters, the huge main river of the ancient submerged river was in front of you. A snorkeling area of about 30 meters high and about the size of a standard football field made people feel like they were in a huge palace. Among them, the towering stone walls clearly show the undulating “water pattern” of the ancient Qianhe River in the ancient times as the years passed. According to reports, the ancient Buddha Cave is one of the main attractions of Jinfo Mountain. The hole is divided into the upper, middle and lower floors. The middle layer of the development is about 2 kilometers long. The natural painting wall was discovered by the expedition team when it went deep into the South Branch.

According to the preliminary examination of the expedition team, the painting wall is more than 300 meters long and nearly 30 meters high, with a total area of about 9,000 square meters. In the paintings, there are mountains and rivers, famous mountains and rivers, birds and beasts, big rivers, mountains and mountains, and human likes. The picture is vivid and vivid. Zhu Shunzhi, the captain of the Jinfoshan expedition expedition team and geologist, believes that the painting wall is composed of black limestone from the Late Paleozoic Permian (250 million years ago). The rock is relatively broken, and the later white calcite is filled with black and white. A natural wall with distinct, contrasting contrasts. He said that the “mural paintings” in the ancient Buddha Cave of Jinfo Mountain are natural and ingenious, and there are no traces of artificial carving, which is rare in China.

It is reported that the Jinfoshan expedition expedition also found a natural painting wall with a larger area and a more concentrated and vivid pattern than the ancient Buddha Cave in the Lingguan Cave, which is not far from the ancient Buddha Cave.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Travel Information

Received the national 5A scenic spot in 2013
In September 2006, the Travel Group and Nanchuan District formally reached an overall development agreement with 50 years of development, management and management rights. Jinfo Mountain has 12 scenic spots including Tianxing Resort, Bitan Valley Scenic Area, Linniuping Scenic Area and Nanpo Scenic Area. The group plans to invest 2 billion yuan to develop and build and strive to build Jinfo Mountain.
As of April 30, 2009, under the great support of the Chongqing Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government, under the strong support of the Nanchuan District Committee and the Communist Party of China, under the strong leadership of the Travel Group, Chongqing Shanshui Urban Tourism Development Co., Ltd. has invested more than 500 million yuan. Yuan, the construction of the first phase of the Jinfoshan West Slope project, represented by the three key projects of “Jingfu Jinfoshan Cableway, Tianxing Hotel and Tourism Highway”, was successfully completed.
On May 1, 2009, the Baitan Glen Valley Scenic Spot in the West Gate of Jinfo Mountain was officially opened to receive tourists. On July 21, 2009, the Jinfoshan Cableway, which invested 130 million yuan, was officially opened to the public. Since then, the Golden Circle of Shanxi, South and North Tourism Circle has been fully integrated.

Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area

Travel information

There are two modes of transportation to the Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area. Take the bus from Chongqing Bus Station to Nanchuan and transfer to Jinfo Mountain; take the tourist train to Wansheng and transfer to the car.

Self-driving: Chongqing main city – Bananjieshi – Xiaoxiang Expressway – Jinfoshan West Interchange – Nanwan Expressway – Jinfoshan Xixia Road – Jinfo Mountain Scenic Area West Gate (about 60 minutes)
Bus: Chongqing-Nanchuan (about 50 minutes), the fare is 32 yuan; Nanchuan New Station – Tianxing Town 20 kilometers (Jinfo Mountain West Slope), 30 minutes by car, fare 5 yuan

Practical information

Ticket price

High season: 1 2 1 2 4 5 7 8 10 11 December
Attraction tickets: 80 yuan
Cableway ticket: 80 yuan
Ancient Buddha Cave: Free
Low season: 3 6 September
Attraction tickets: 50 yuan
Cableway ticket: 80 yuan
Ancient Buddha Cave: 20 yuan
Ski fee schedule:
Play Snow: 30 yuan / person (Monday to Sunday)
Veneer (double) board: 120 yuan / person (Monday to Friday) – 150 yuan / person (weekend)
Snow circle: 60 yuan / 20 minutes
Storage cabinet: 20 yuan / person / time Ski suit: 50 yuan / set / time Snow mirror: 20 yuan / month / time

Opening hours

Jinfo Mountain Opening Hours: 8:00-17:30 16:00 Stop Ticketing
Cableway opening hours: 8:00-17:30

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