Located 120 kilometers east of Xi’an, Mount Hua is one of the Five Great Mountains in China, known as West Great Mountain. It is renowned for steep slopes and precipitous cliffs, panoramic views, magnificent sunrises and sunsets, suspended caves and Taoist temples. The highest peak is South Peak at 2154.9 meters, a fact which proves the challenging hiking routes are no myth. Considered the spiritual birthplace of Chinese Taoism, expect to find serenity amidst the physical strain of reaching the top if you decide to go on foot.
Update: July 29, 2021