Meet your guide and driver at 7:30 am at your Xian downtown hotel lobby and head to Shaohua Mountain National Forest Park. After about 2-hour drive, you will arrive at the mountain and start the exploration.Shaohua Mountain, located at the northern foothill of Qinling Mountains, is one of the sacred Taoist mountains in China. It is also a sister mountain of the famous Huashan Mountain. The forest park is mainly composed of two parts, Qianlong Temple scenic area and Shimen Gorge scenic area. Let’s start with Qianlong Temple scenic area. You will first take cable car to have a bird's eye view of the rolling mountain from above. Then move on to challenge yourself on the breathtaking glass bridge at a height of 1,600 meters. Next, follow your guide to explore the time-honored Qianlong Temple. You will see a unique scene that a locust tree grows from a cypress. Some poets and literary men name the two trees “Sweetheart Tree” as it seems they embrace each other. After visiting the temple, you will take cable car down the mountain and continue to explore Shimen Gorge, famed as “Jiuzhaigou Valley in Shannxi Province”. You will marvel at the great works the nature has done here. You will enjoy small ponds, rushing waterfalls, strange rocks, mysterious valleys, etc. The scenery is incredibly beautiful especially in autumn when the hills are covered by red leaves. Numerous travelers go to Shaohua Mountain to see the red leaves every autumn.At about 17:00 pm, you will say goodbye to Shaohua Mountain and return to your Xian hotel.
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