Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
The Wuling Mountains is a mountain range located in Central China, running from Chongqing Municipality and East Guizhou to West Hunan. They are home to many ethnic groups, including as the Tujia, Han, Miao, Dong, and Bai.The Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Wuling Mountain Range noted for its more than 3,000 quartzite sandstone pillars and peaks across most of the site, along with many ravines and gorges between them with streams, pools and waterfalls.Mount FanjingMount Fanjing, located in Guizhou province, is the highest peak in the Wuling Mountain range, at an altitude of 2,572m. The Mount Fanjing National Nature Reserve was established in 1978 and designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1986. It covers a total area of 567km2 and is a conservation area for primitive vegetation of the mid sub-tropic alpine region of western China. The rare Guizhou snub-nosed monkey occurs only in a small region centering on Mount Fanjing. Mount Fanjing also has the status of a sacred Buddhist mountain.Put Wuling and other Nantou attractions into our Nantou trip generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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At 3275, or about 10,000 feet, above sea level, the air at the top is a bit thin. And there were stages when I was gasping for air on the ride up. But we were on an organised tour with Giant Adventure... read more »
We were part of a cycle touring group that wanted to ride up to the top from about 1200m. It was about 20km to go up 2000m; hard work. Thankfully, we had support vehicles that carried oxygen, food and... read more »
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