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Mt. Song

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Address: Northwest of the county, Dengfeng 452470, China
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Beautiful mountain with lots to see.

There are many paths and stairs to hike up this wonderful mountain as well as 2 cable cars (50-80RMB) to get to the top. After visiting Shaolin, you can hike up to the Dharma... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stacia R
Quebec City, Canada
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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are many paths and stairs to hike up this wonderful mountain as well as 2 cable cars (50-80RMB) to get to the top. After visiting Shaolin, you can hike up to the Dharma Cave or one of the other peaks. Very nice day out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I preferred this to visiting the temple, the cable car was a good way up (and down) there are enough steps on the hike without needing do the ones up and down. The plank way walk has some great scenery although the temple at the end is newly built

Thank lI0ve2h0liday
Lebanon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt. Song was a great place to visit. I was able to visit during a trip to Shaolin Temple in August 2016. I highly recommend it.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is absolutely beautiful scenery, with some really fascinating rock formations on the way and is great for those who enjoy a hike. General information: Mount Song (嵩山, songshan), is within the Shaolin Temple scenic area, entry for which costs 100 RMB. If you go into the Shaolin Temple scenic area via the main entrance, you reach the Shaolin Temple... More 

3 Thank mattodowd
Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Hiking and meditation combined. It took 7hours to make 15km hiking in SongShan path. I really loved monasteries! Choose your favorite and meditate

Thank Ponuponas
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Take the cable car to the half way stage and then walk for hours along the edge of the mountain. Amazing scenery and breath taking views. You can walk all the way down if you can arrange for someone to pick you up at a different exit.

Thank kadcfc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Really nice cable cars,view is amazing would recommend also hiking it's a great experience surrounded by amazing nature

Thank Giovanni P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

One of the best thing you can do after visiting shaolin temple is to visit Song Mountain. It is not a very high mountain, but the view is fantastic.

Thank Lei Y
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

We visited the mountains in april and the weather was great. We took the cable car on both ways up and down, because we only had half of the afternoon to visit. If you want to see the cliffs and the plankway, take the new cable car that is further away from the temple on the left side. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

We took the cable car up from near the Pagoda Forest at Shaolin Temple. The 100 RMB admission to the temple includes hiking areas. Definitely take the cable car, which are new, from 2015, and Swiss-made. We hiked all the way to the Sanhuangzhai, Buddhist temple at the end, and would not have made it if we had hiked to... More 

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