Dinghu Mountain Scenic Spot is located 18 kilometers northeast of Zhaoqing City, and is part of Zhaoqing Xinghu Scenic Area (Zhaoqing Xinghu Scenic Area includes Qixingyan and Dinghushan Scenic Areas) and is a national key scenic spot. It is known for its subtropical natural forests, streams and waterfalls, and ancient temples in the mountains.
The mountains and forests of Dinghu Lake are deep, springs are flowing, waterfalls are falling down, and the natural scenery is very charming, including more than 10 mountain peaks such as Dinghu, Sambo and Fenglai. It turned out that there was a lake on the top of the mountain. There are 8 waterfalls such as Shuiliandongtian, Baietan, and Hulutan on the southwest slope of Xixi Longquan. There is Qingyun Temple on the south foot of the mountain and Baiyun Temple on the southwest.
Luding Lake Mountain is a tourist attraction. As early as the Kangxi reign of the Qing Dynasty, the Dinghushan Scenic Area was divided into two parts, east and west, with ten scenic spots. After liberation, it gradually developed and repaired to form the current twenty scenes. East District is Tianxi-Tianhu Scenic Area, including Xiaoxie Qunfeng, Beiting Ningyi, Qujing Yunfeng, Qingyunhuancui, Longtan Flying Waterfall, Youli Benlei, Shuanghong Feiyu, Yiyuan Piaoxiang, overlooking Ten scenic spots including Weizhou and Tianhu expeditions; the western area is the Yunxi-Laoding scenic spot, including the Heting rest, Fuhu Tingquan, the gourds, white geese playing in the water, holy water bathing Buddha, Shuiliandongtian, and Sanmeiyou There are ten scenes including Sheng, Gutan Qianlong, Yuelong Guzhen, Baiyun Huaigu .
Luding Lake Mountain is also a Buddhist shrine. As early as three years (678) of Emperor Gaozong Yifeng of the Tang Dynasty, Master Zenchang, the sixth ancestor of Zen Buddhism, established Longxing Temple (Baiyun Temple in Song Dynasty), and established thirty -six strokes. Since then, pilgrims and worshippers have come to worship and visit, and soon they have flourished and become a holy place for Buddhists. During the six years of Ming Chongzhen (1633), a monk with a name in Li came to Sambo Peak, and found that the mountains are surrounded by valleys, the peaks and valleys are like lotus flowers, and the spirit of the mountain gathers here, and it ends. The grass is a lotus root, known as the lotus root. Later, the monk in Qiang invited the monk inhabited by the monk to abide by the earth, rebuild the mountain gate, build the temple according to the terrain, and change the lotus lotus to Qingyun Temple. The incense has continued for hundreds of years and is known as one of the four famous temples in Lingnan.
In the world, many places that the Tropic of Cancer passes through are desolate deserts, but the opposite is true in Dinghu Mountain. Due to the monsoon, there is abundant rain, beautiful mountains and green trees, and lush forests, forming a 4,000 hectares of primitive Secondary forests have more than 2,000 wild plants and more than 300 cultivated plants. Among them, there are abundant subtropical plants, many relic plants, and a high proportion of woody plants. Evergreen plants are dominant, and they have the climbing, root , and epiphytes of subtropical plants., Stem flowers, strangulation and other five characteristics. Among them, there are 11 species of rare and endangered plants protected by the state, such as sand sassafras and metasequoia, as well as China s unique and precious tree species Dinghu fishing camphor, Dinghu holly, and vine. It officially joined the world s nature reserves in 1980, and at the same time became the UNESCO Human and Biosphere Ecosystem Positioning Research Station, an important nature reserve in the world.
In addition, Dinghu Mountain is also home to more than 170 species of birds, 30 species of beasts and 20 species of snakes, as well as rare animals. Among them, the white starling was named the bird of Guangdong Province. Dinghu Mountain is uniquely endowed with treasures, treasures everywhere, and has extremely important scientific research value. For this reason, it was designated as the first batch of nature reserves in China in 1956; in 1979, with the approval of the State Council and UNESCO, Dinghushan officially joined the World Network of Nature Reserves and became the United Nations human and biosphere ecological positioning research station. Since then, Dinghu Mountain has been known as the emerald on the Tropic of Cancer, the living natural museum, and the green treasure house.
Transportation 1. Transportation: First go to Zhaoqing, you can reach by bus No. 3 and No. 15 in the city, or you can take a taxi to drive 18 kilometers. There is a tourist bus in Dinghushan Kaiwai outside Zhaoqing. The bus fee is one yuan per person. Taxi fares in Zhaoqing start at 4 yuan and 1.6 yuan per kilometer. The city bus costs 1.2 yuan / person, and the entrance to Dinghu Mountain in Zhaoqing is 3.6 yuan / person. So get ready to change before you get in the car.
3. Accommodation: You can choose to stay in Zhaoqing City, or you can choose to stay in the scenic area. There is a hotel just a short walk from the Dinghushan archway to the mountain. Since Dinghushan is free of charge before 7am, you can save 50 yuan to enter the mountain the next morning. There is Zhaoqing Hotel opposite Qixingyan Archway to choose from. Recommended: Zhaoqing Hotel (Duanzhou Fourth Road, Samsung Zhaoqing 2235819), Dinghu Mountain Resort (two-star Zhaoqing 2621668 standard double room in the scenic area 250 ~ 300 yuan), International Youth Hotel (beds are white and clean, and the price is cheap), 35 yuan / bed)
Check in If staying at the foot of Dinghu Mountain, you can travel to Qixingyan first, take bus No. 21, starting at the ticket gate of Dinghu Mountain, and ending at the torii gate (not far from the entrance of Qixingyan). The fare is 3.6 yuan and the mileage is 18 kilometers. About 600 meters from the ticket office of Dinghu Mountain to the bottom of the mountain, you can be hired.
The Ronghua Hotel in Dinghushan Scenic Area (at the sign of Dinghushan Entrance) and Cuiyun Residence (near the Dinghushan Entrance) are all good choices for Lehe Xianyu (beside the West River). The price is moderate and the taste is very good. Tourists who like to eat Zhai can choose Dinghushan International Club restaurant (Dinghu Shangsu, Yangyinsu abalone, dried roasted prawns and other fast food) or Qingyun Temple Zhaitang.