Situated in southern Guangxi by west, the city of Nanning, capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has a history of 1,600 years. There are such tourist spots as the Qingxiu Mountain Scenic Area, the Yiling Crag Scenic Area, and Fenghuang (Phoenix) Lake; Guangxi Museum, the Guangxi Folk Customs Center, Guangxi Square for Nationalities, and the Cultural Palace for Nationalities in the city proper; and paintings on the face of cliffs on Floral Hill in Ningming, the Friendship Pass in Pingxiang, the Lesser Liancheng Castle, Detian Waterfall on the border between China and Viet Nam in Daxin, and the Longhu (Dragon and Tiger) Mountain Nature Reserve. If you want to make your China tours of Guangxi more fruitful, head to southern Guangxi tourist area to discover this beguiling place further.
Longhu (Dragon and Tiger) Mountain Nature Reserve
Longhu (Dragon and Tiger) Mountain Nature ReserveLying to the south of the Long'an County seat, 80 kilometers from Nanning, the 300-hectare nature reserve has 30 rocky peaks, 14 ridges, 17 gullies, and ten karst depressions. It has a forest cover of 97.2 percent. There is an altogether different world, with green hills, blue waters, karst caves, and stone forests. The visitor can climb the rocky hills, drift on the waters or venture into the depth of the forests. If you are lucky enough, you would see monkey climbing the hill along your China tour deals of Guangxi.
The Longgang State Nature Reserve
It stretches for 8,000 hectares in northeast Longzhou County. Listed under protection are the ecosystem, the natural resources, and the white-headed leaf monkey. More than 300-year-old trees are growing in the strangely-shaped hills, and the nature reserve is a treasure house of sub-tropical plants in China. There is an enchanting landscape and a cool climate, ideal for tourists. If you want to get closer to nature along your China travel of Guangxi, you should never miss seeing the Longgang State Nature Reserve, while the original appearance of paddy fields are preserved.
Cliff Paintings on Floral Hill
The pictures are to be found on the pyramidshaped Floral Hill towering on the eastern bank of the Mingjiang River, 25 kilometers from the Ningming County seat. The paintings, mostly brownish red in color, are left by the ancestors of the Zhuang ethnic tribe in ancient times. They are grand in scale, vivid, and vigorous in the execution of the bold lines. Most of the paintings describe the daily life of the Zhuang tribe.
When traveling China for beguiling natural beauty of China, travel to Shangri-la, to discover the described Paradise on Earth would be recommended by many travelers. While do not forget that there is also a place with breathtaking scenery, that is Guangxi. Its stunning Karst caves are second to none in China. It also has much to offer for travelers. When visiting Guangxi, never miss the above sites.
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