Dazhou, located in the east of Sichuan Province, has jurisdiction over 4 counties, 2 districts and 1 city, covering an area of 16600 square kilometers and a total population of 7 million. It is a city with a large population, rich resources, an important industrial town, a transportation hub and an old revolutionary base area. It enjoys the reputation of "hometown of Ba people, red Dazhou and gas capital of China". Among them, there are a large number of rich tourism resources, including Batai mountain, Longtan River, congren Valley, Bashan Grand Canyon, Luojiaba Ba Ba culture site, Dangqu ancient city and so on.
In December 2016, Dazhou, Sichuan Province was listed in the 13th five year plan for tourism development by the State Council. The plan proposes that it is necessary to cultivate cross regional characteristic tourism functional areas, focus on the construction of national tourism scenic spots, and promote the construction of characteristic tourism destinations.