Mountains are of course, a good attraction for hackers and they always remain in search of some hard-to-climb mountain. However, there is another mountain in the world which is famous due to peculiar beauty and strange style and attracts thousands of nature lovers every year from all parts of the world. Yes, we are talking about Tianzi Mountain which is one of the most prominent tourist places of Wulingyuan among three others.
The beauty of this nature reserve starts from its name “Tianzi” which means “Son of Heaven”. The name of Tianzi Mountain has been taken from the name of leader of Tu ethnic group “Xiang Dakun” who was the ruler during the era of Southern Song Dynasty (1127 -1279). The four picturesque spots of Wulingyuan are located in Hunan Province of China which is near to Suoxi Valley and Tianzi Mountain covers the northern part of Wulingyuan. From sea level, the altitude of highest peak of Tianzi mountain is 1262 meters and total coverage area is 67 square kilometers.
When we talk about some interesting but really fascinating thing about Tianzi Mountain, we realize that the pattern of peaks in which these rise one after another gives us matchless stunning view. We cannot see such dashing pattern of peaks and this is the reason behind another name of Tianzi Mountain i.e., ‘Monarch of the Peak Forest’. For visitors, it has become easier to reach at the top of the mountain and see the full scope of all four scenic views of Wulingyuan thanks to efforts of government authorities. In different seasons, the view of Tianzi Mountain varies and it does not disappoint the visitors in every season. The four wonders of Tianzi Mountain which remain in the memories of tourists from the whole life are Radiance of the Moonlight, Sea of Clouds, Snow in winter and Rays of Sunshine.
The imperial bushes at Yu Bi Peaks with lots of pine trees depict stunning view. Another attraction of Tianzi Mountain is Shen Bing Ju Hui which is a forest in the form of soldier-like peaks arrayed straight. The facility of cable car is available for the visitors to enjoy the beauty and all the attractions of Tianzi Mountain. 12 degrees centigrade is the annual average temperature of Tianzi Mountain and annual average precipitation lead up to 1,800 millimeters. Almost 240 frost-free days have been blessed to Tianzi Mountain by the nature. The most suitable months to travel around this mountain are April, May, September and October.