For my part, snow is the only reason why I fall in love with winter. As winter approaches, I begin to look forward to snowing. But my hometown always lets me down since some time maybe due to global warming. There are four famous mountains we highly recommended to you to satisfy your desire for snow like me. Here, it is not only the fairylands for appreciating the snowy landscapes of China, but also perfect China tour Destinations for photography.
Winter is always not the first choice to climb Mount Tai for most of visitors, but snowy Mount Tai is a popular tourist attraction in winter. If it happened to snow when you visit Mount Tai, you may find that beautiful scenery of the mountain will be more than the eye could take in. The mountain looks more majestic against the pure white snow. The highlights of snowy Mount Tai include two natural wonders of “Sunrise from the east” and “Sea of Clouds”. If say Mount Tai has four distinct seasons on the foot of mountain all year around, then we can say the summit of Mount Tai looks like pure jade in winter and like spring in other seasons. If you are lucky enough, you may take a glance at rime.
Xiling Snow Mountain:
“Through the window come a view of firn on the Xiling mountain; near the door anchor the ships from distant Wu Kingdom” was praised by Du Fu (Famous Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty). Hence Xiling Snow Mountain got its name from that time. It is located in Dayi county, 95km from Chengdu city. The highest peak in this area, Snow Pond, is 5,364 meters above sea level, and it is also the highest peak in Chengdu. Snow Pond is perennially covered with snow throughout the year, so the view from the peak is so amazing. Magical wonders are waiting for you to explore including primeval forest, sheer precipices and overhanging rocks, rare birds and beasts, stream waterfall, Forest Buddha’s light, sea of clouds and so on. Moreover, it also has the best equipped ski resort in the back of mountain.
Compared with Mount Huang in summer or spring, Mount Huang in winter has much to offer. As the saying goes, Mount Huangshan has wonderful scenery in four seasons, only winter scene is better. Mount Huang is famous for its five most fabulous scenes: wondrous pines, absurd stone, sea of clouds, winter snow and hot spring. Among them, the snow is only visible to the winter, while sea of clouds will appear in a higher probability in winter than summer. As you stepped into Mount Huang decorated with fabulous rime, sea of clouds and sunrise, you may feel fall into the fairyland on earth.
Mount Emei is well-known for its four natural wonders including the sunrise, seas of clouds, the “Buddha’s halo” and the sunset glow attracting numerous tourists home and abroad for a visit. When it approaches to November, Mount Emei will elaborately dress up itself in a shiny white blanket of early winter. Standing on the summit of mountain in a sunny day, you may be greatly astonished and deeply touched by capturing this rare beauty. What’s more, Mount Emei also has abundant range of species and unique landform. When foliage at the foot of Mt Emei still dazzle with gaily-hued colors, the Golden Summit, which is 3,099 meters high, presents you a snow-wrapped world, holy and pure.