Mount Huangshan


Mount Huangshan


Huangshan Mountains - is a true natural masterpiece, famous in China for many centuries. Formed 100 million years ago as a result of crustal movement and subsequently smoothed by glaciers, the MNV Granite Ridge is the common name of Huangshan. 77 peaks mountain range located in southern Anhui province in eastern China, reach a height of over 1,000 m, and 72 are poetic names: for example, three peaks, reaching a height of over 1,800 m, are called "Lotus", "Clear top" and "Heaven."

 

Huangshan Mountains were included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990 .; each vertex has its own beauty - some of them are elegant and graceful, others are majestic and unapproachable, but in all the trees, especially pine, and the age of some of them more than 1000 years.

 

In the face of these trees have affected the forces of nature - they grow out of the cracks between the stones are pressed against the edges of steep cliffs hanging over the deep and dark valleys. The roots of some of them are so twisted that the trees rather reminiscent of mythical creatures. Under the canopy of trees flowing turbulent mountain rivers - the region is known for its waterfalls, hot springs and natural ponds.

 

Between the peaks are often shrouded in mist and clouds, circling and hovering trails. Several peaks rise above the clouds, which makes it possible to watch the amazing light effects, looking at the clouds under his feet.

 

This natural wonder was famous for more than a century and has been sung by poets and painters, beginning with Li Bai (701-762), the masters of painting of the Qing Dynasty and the present. In the mountains of Huangshan grow over 1500 species of plants, and every time of year is their appearance. Spring full of flowers; sensual summer richly green; autumn deciduous trees ablaze with yellow and purple; gray rocks winter shaded white and silver colors.

 

The nearest city of Huangshan is located at 72 km., You can reach it by car. In the mountains of Huangshan is always cool, if you want to visit this picturesque corner of nature, bring clothes, designed for the cool and rainy weather.

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