Mount Wuyi:Famous as a natural landscape garden and a summer resort in China, Mount Wuyi attracts worldwide travelers every year. It sits on the border of Wuyishan City in Fujian Province and Yanshan County in Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province.
In 1999, the part in Wuyishan City was included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO. In 2017, the northern range of Mount Wuyi in Yanshan County was added to the World Heritage List as well.
In the attraction, there are many individual scenic spots worth a visit. During your trip, you can enjoy breathtaking scenery, try activities like bamboo rafting, and have a taste of the famous Dahongpao Tea.
Nine-bend River originates in the western part of Wu Yi Shan. Its water is abundant and pure. The total length of the stream is around 62.8 km (40 mi), bending in several places around the mountains. Taking a bamboo raft down the river to view the beautiful scenery of the mountains is one of the most popular activities in Wu Yi Shan. In peak seasons such as July and August, if you want to go bamboo rafting, a reservation maybe required.
Heavenly Tour Peak : The name of this place reveals its uniqueness. When you climb this peak on a cloudy day, you will feel like you are having a tour of heaven surrounded by the clouds. It stands in the center of the whole attraction, with a height of around 400 m (1,312 ft). Its special scenery makes it a must for Mount Wuyi Travel.
Water Curtain Cave: This is one of 72 caves in Mount Wuyi. Arriving at the attraction, you will first see a small waterfall. Keep going up, and the Water Curtain Cave will come into your view. There are two large waterfalls pouring from the top of the cave at a height of over 100 m (330 ft), like two bead curtains falling from the sky.
Tiger Roaring Rock: On Tiger Roaring Rock, there lies a huge cave. When wind blows through the cave, huge sounds echo among the mountains, just like the sound of a tiger roaring. Therefore, this place has the name of Tiger Roaring Rock.
A Thread of Sky: This place is actually an enormous rock with a height of around 50 m (165 ft) split from the top with a narrow crack, of which the widest part is 1m (3.3 ft) and the narrowest part is only 0.3m (1 ft). Looking up to the sky from the narrow crack, you will find the sky is like a thread, hence the name A Thread of Sky.
How to Get There:
Mount Wuyi is located south of Wuyishan City and northwest of Fujian Province, and borders on Jiangxi Province. To get there, you need to reach Wuyishan City first.
By Air: You can fly to Wuyishan Airport, the closest airport to the scenic spot. From the airport, bus No. 6 can take you to the attraction directly in about 1 hour at the cost of CNY 3.
By Train: There are three railway stations in Wuyishan City. Buses are available from all three stations to Wu Yi Shan.