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This is not exactly a scenic resort, but likely your start or end point if you wish to hike Mount Song. Please see my review on Mount Song for my hiking experience.
From the base of mountain, it is a steep climb, hundreds of steps...More
It's not an easy way to reach the temple on the top, takes about 2.5-4 hours but worthed to walk as much as you are able to.
Sometimes the road is narrow and slippery.
On the way back you can take the cablecar.
A cable car ride up the mountain from the Shaolin Temple, this was truly a top five best thing I have seen in the world. Start your day here and get ready to walk. Hopefully the weather is nice, but even on a cloudy day...More
We took the Shaolin cableway to reach the starting point of a completely amazing skyroad ... peaceful, mystical, surprising and unique ... the walk to the Village is a fantastic journey ! 2 h to reach with a nice wind ... a must to start...More
If you combine hiking up the SanHuangZhai and the Shaolin Temple and its ground, it makes an excellent whole day trip. Start early by taking a taxi to the park entrance - the ticket office of SanHuangZhai. (The wisdom of doing it this direction is...More
It's not a scenic resort, it's just scenery, Very nice scenery I grant you, but it's a very long walk along narrow paths to get to a temple that won't let you in because it's there to get away from people like you. If you...More
This hike is an under-reported excursion taken by few westerners. That is probably because the cable cars were just upgraded in 2015 and the temple at the end, which makes for a great destination, was just restored less than two years ago. Really amazing hike,...More