Top 10 Famous Mountains for Summer Vacation

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In scorching summer, high temperature may prevent you from traveling at ease. However, the following 10 famous mountains in China are good summer resorts not only provide you with the charming sceneries, but also make you stay away from heat. Enjoy your summer trip to China!
  • Mt. Lushan, located in 36 kilometers south of Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, covers an area of 350 square kilometers. The landscape here is spectacular with some 100 peaks being veiled in mist for some 191 days annually on average. It is particular cool in summer and is therefore a world-renowned summer resort.
  • Mt. Jigongshang locates at the intersection of Henan Province and Hubei Province. The unique natural views on the mountain cover Buddha’s Light, Sea of Clouds, the Rime, the Verglas, Rosy Clouds, Exotic Flowers and Herbs, Unique Peaks and Rocks and Waterfalls and Springs. All these favorable factors make the mountain an ideal place for summer escape and convalescing.
  • Mt. Moganshan is located in the southeast of Hangzhou, Zhejian Province. It has been a popular refuge from Nanjing, Hangzhou and Shanghai summers with its bamboo forests and breezy mountain top. It is known as one of the four most famous summer resorts of China and enjoys the reputation of "the pleasantly cool world".
  • The most holy land of Chinese Buddhism, Mt. Wutaishan lies in Wutai County in Xinzhou Region, Shanxi Province. The beauty of rising and falling ridges of mountains, exotic rocks, crisscrossed gullies, crystalline waters and towering green forests gives Mt. Wutaishan its reputation as a colorful and notable tourist resort.
  • Mt. Tianmushan lies in the northern limit of mid-subtropical zone. The climate there is damp monsoon climate, it is warm in winter and cool in summer. The annual average temperature in Chanyuan Temple is 14℃, and in July, the annual temperature averages 26℃. The annual temperature in its main peak Xianrending averages 8.8℃. That's why Mt. Tianmu is such a famous summer resort in East China.
  • Laoshan Mountain is located on the shore of the Yellow sea. There are odd stones and cliffs and odd caves in Laoshan Mountain covered by clear springs and waterfalls. The roads are curved and uneven. The springs and water are also very notable in Laoshan Mountain. It is said the mineral water can be used to cure diseases.
  • Mt.Emeishan lies in the southwestern area of Sichuan basin in China. It is blessed with clouds Sea, Sunrise, Buddhist halos, Saint Lamps. On the golden summit, the average temperature in July is 11.8℃ and the highest 20℃. All these give Mt.Emei the reputation of China’s famous scenic spot and summer resort for tourists.
  • Fifteen kilometers south of the Chong‘an County seat in Fujian Province, and isolated from the outside world by streams and ravines, Mt. Wuyishan is often called the "number one scenic wonder in Southeast China." It has a pleasant climate with plenty of rainfall and moderate temperatures.
  • Located in the territory of Xinjiang, Mt. Tianshan can be regarded as a good place for the summer due to its association with the snow. Most tourists come for Tianchi River, for the water comes from melting snow and ice, clear and transparent. It is a rare summer resort in the northwest of China.
  • Located in Leqing County of Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province, Yandang Mountain is famous for its magnificent peaks, waterfalls and caves. Known for its unique character, Mt. Yandang has been praised as 'a famous mountain in the sea', 'an unsurpassed wonder in the world'. Peaks and water, caves and volcano, nature is such a genius to create this wonderful scenery.

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