Perched in the northeast part of Wuming County in Nanning, Daming Mountain is more than 60 miles (104 kilometers) from downtown Nanning city, which is home to more than 1,700 species of plants. Daming Mountain is known all over the world for its deep valleys, lush forest, cascading waterfalls, scenic lookouts, crisp fresh air and azure blue waters, which is famous in the Lu Mountain of Guangxi Province. It enjoys a distinctive landscape throughout the year, so it has something to offer to visitors whenever they come. It is a good getaway for hiking, but paths are poorly marked, so considering hiring a guide is highly recommended when hiking in the Daming Mountain.
When visiting Daming Mountain, such highlights as the deep valleys, highland plateaus, impressive waterfalls, should never be missed. There are many valleys in Daming Mountain, among which Gannan Valley is the most famous, shrouded by mysterious fog, banked by precipitous cliffs and embraced by thriving forest. Atop the undulating peaks grow six plateaus surrounded by old trees. The impressive waterfall in deep valley drops 100-plus meters in three stages, and the largest drop could reach 60-plus meters, which just like a dragon winging it tails in the sky if seen afar. On the foot of Daming Mountain stands the historic Stone City, the time-honored tomb groups of the Shan and Zhou Dynasties, which are all great choice for travelers to discover Daming Mountain.
Admission Fee: CNY128
How to get there: Take the bus bound for Daming Mountain at the Little Golden Mountain Park beside the Chaoyang Gardem. The bus is launched at 10:30, 13:30 and 16:30 respectively from the Little Golden Mountain Park, and at 7:00, 8:30 and 16:00 from the Daming Mountain Scenic Area.