With spectacular landscapes,China mountains have attracted both the worldwide visitors and professional climber or wide-eyed adventurer alike.Here,we list 9 China famous mountains as below:
Located in south of Jinan, Shangdong Province, Mt.Taishan is 1,545 meters high.As the "Chief of the Five Sacred China Mountains",with its abundant cultural treasures, Mt.Taishan is honored as the symbol of Chinese national spirit. In 1987, Mt.Taishan was listed as both a world natural and cultural heritage by UNESCO. It was the first place named as double heritage to the world.
With both rich ancient trees and historic relics,such as poems and masterpieces written by scholars throughout different dynasties, all of which make Mt. Taishan the epitome of oriental culture. Long time ago, Mt.Taishan is famous for its imposing natural landscape. Besides its majesty, the Sunrise, Sunset Glow, Golden Belt of the Yellow River, the Sea of the Clouds are its four wonders. With a bird’s eye view, the mountain is divided by five valleys into six areas, which is features respectively by seclusion, spaciousness, beauty, mystery, elegance, and wonderful spectacles. Around the main peak, Jade Emperor, there are smaller 112 peaks, 98 ridges, 102 streams, 72 springs and 36 peculiar stones.
The Best Time to visit Taishan Mountain of China
The best time to visit Mt.Taishan is autumn.because at this time,the arrival of autumn the temperature drops to a pleasant level.And rainfall is not as often as in summer,so it is really the preferred time for sunrise watchers.
Mt.Huashan is 75 miles east of Xian in Shaanxi Province. Called "West Sacred Mountain" ,Mt.Huashan is famous for its s steep trails, breath-taking cliffs, narrow passages, and grand sceneries.The view of 36 mystical pinnacles veiled in clouds, the spectacular sunset and sunrise, nature's grandest scenery, and the challenge that will humble any human being - all of those will make your journey to Mount Hua a truly remarkable event.A visit to the Mt,Huashan is truly unique and worthwhile especially if you are capable physically and adventurous spiritually.
There are five peaks: the South peak, also called the Goose-Landing Peak, is the highest at 2,160 meters; the East peak is also called the Sunrise Peak; the West peak - the Lotus Peak; the North peak - the Cloud Terrace Peak; and the Middle peak - the Jade Maid Peak. The whole mountain is a huge monolithic granite. The trails through Hua mountain are particularly challenging. There are more than 210 narrow pathways planked over or chiseled in cliffs, the most famous being the Sky Ladder, the Gray Dragon Peak, the Thousand Stairs, the Clouds Ladder. The most adventurous scenic spots are the Sparrow Hawk Flipping, and the Long Sky Pathway, which are at the top of cliffs.
The Best Time to visit Huashan Mountain of China
The best time to visit Mt.Huashan is form April to October.In summer, the climate is cool, visitors can watch sunrise and waterfall, as well as sea of clouds. And in autumn, the temperature is moderate and there are red leaves spread on the whole mountain,making people greatly satisfied.
Hengyang Southern Mt.Hengshan
Southern Mt Hengshan is located 225 miles south of Changsha in Hunan Province. Famous for its marvelous scenery and magnificent Buddhist temples, many regard Hengshan as the most beautiful mountain in South China.
With beautiful scenery and rich cultural heritage, the mountain attracts travelers home and abroad. The biggest temple in the mountain is the Nanyue Temple, which is the largest group of ancient buildings in Hunan Province, covering an area of 100,000 square meters. Among the temples in the mountain, the Fuyan Temple is known as the nation's "First Temple of Buddhist Doctrine", with a maidenhair tree of 1,400years old; the Nantai Temple has a history of over 1,400 years and is regarded as the origin of a Buddhist branch in Japan. The Tripitaka Temple, famous for its delicacy and enfeoffed Confucian classics,is surrounded by such oddly-shaped ancient trees like Money Tree, Tree of Love, etc.,and many historic sites like Shuzhuang Tai and Diaoyu Tai and Yunchun Pavilion. The Fangguang Temple, which is quiet with a forest of ancient trees, and the Water-Screen Cave, which is mysterious, are all spots of interest.The renowned Four Wonders of the Southern Mountain are, namely, the loftiness of Zhurong Peak, the delicacy of Tripitaka Temple, the quietness of Fangguang.
The Best Time to visit Southern Hengshan Mountain of China
The best time to visit southern Mt.Hengshan is at the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. At this time, the cool weather, the dense vegetation and the beautiful scenery will be your best choice in this season. Of course, from December to early February of next year, you can enjoy the famous snow mountain.