Tianxing

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Tian Xing is located in Jiang Kou Township, part of Wulong County in Chongqing Municipality. It is south of the Wu Jiang, a short way southeast from Jiang Kou.

Overview

Orientation: Tian Xing is literally one street long. It's hard to get lost.

Geology: Tian Xing is a very exciting area with massive vertical development and over 1km of depth potential.

Shopping: Some small shops with water, future cola, plimsolls, mugs, etc.

Expeditions

Surveys

Maps

Facilities

Available:
Accommodation
Dialup
Not available:
Currency Exchange
Internet Cafe
Phone
Post Office

Accommodation

Mrs. Wei's house: Mrs. Wei provides food and accommodation for the expedition. In addition to beds, we have a common room and a gear room.

Dorm bed
Price: 4Y
Beds are not padded, so you may want to bring a roll mat or lielow.
Amenities:
electricity
flush toilet
floor space for sleeping (roll mat needed)
clean water (safe after boiling)
phone line
24-hour hot shower
water, plastic tub + space for bathing
mixed-sex accommodation
washing machine (non-caving clothes)
bed (no roll mat needed)
Not available:
boiled water provided
washing machine (caving clothes)
air conditioning
bedding (sheets, blankets)
Lounge/office at Mrs. Wei's

Currency Exchange

No banks at all.

Dialup

16300, 3Y per hour, slow but usually reliable.

Internet Cafe

No netbars, but you can connect if you have a laptop and use 16300.

Phone

IP cards work for international dialing.

Post Office

In theory there is a post office, but they only collect about once a week, and don't do international post.

Transportation

Long Distance

Motorbike
From: Jiang Kou
To: Tian Xing
Price: 50YTime: 1.5 hrs
Exciting! Hire at traffic circle.
Bus
From: Jiang Kou
To: Tian Xing
Price: 10YTime: 1.5 hrs
One bus a day, leaving Jiang Kou a bit after noon, and going the other way early in the morning.
Breadvan
From: Jiang Kou
To: Tian Xing
Price: 10YTime: 2 hrs
Hire at traffic circle. Generally 10Y per person for a full van, or more if the van is empty.

Local

Motorbike
Price: 5Y
Motorbike rides are generally 5Y per person to local destinations.