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Wulingyuan Mountains, China

From series “The Most Inaccessible Spots of the Planet”
Area: 369 square meters. Km.

In China, there is still a place that is recommended for all fans of extreme recreation. It is the Wulingyuan Mountains. This mountainous district, not far from Changsha County, is one of the most beautiful places on earth. However, the route here is very difficult for many travelers. The main attraction of this mountainous region are the peculiar sandstone formations, which look like giant columns. In total, there are about 3,000 such columns in Wulingyuan circle, which together with the impenetrable mountain forests form a unique landscape.

The surface of this peculiar mountainous region is quite large and covers 369 square kilometers. The scholars believe that the unique mountains and rocks have formed after the long weathering and eradication of the sandstone. This wonderfully beautiful area has attracted the traveler. For the hikers were five interesting hiking trails laid out and several cable car built. The way to the unique Wulingyuan circle will not be easy. In order to see its marvelous and unexplored places, one has to venture on the dangerous and long hike through the narrow mountain trails. Next - Lechuguilla Cave

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Fuel station: 'Filling Station' in 16 km
Supermarket: 'Songfan Supermarket' in 11 km
Parking: 'Honghegu Hotel Parking Lot' in 8 km
Apotheek: 'Yuzhitang Drug Store' in 18 km
Police station: 'Jiefang Community Patrol And Protection Detachment' in 18 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Darong He' in 18 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Changsha Huanghua International Airport CSX - in 276 km

Best hotels near Wulingyuan Mountains

Senlin Inn

Located in 7 km from Wulingyuan Mountains
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Rooms: 18
Set amidst natural greenery, Senlin Inn is a 3-minute drive from the entrance of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and a 45-minute drive from … More: photo, rates and booking
Zhangjiajie Forest Park Qinyuan Hotel

Located in 8 km from Wulingyuan Mountains
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Rooms: 68
Qinyuan Hotel is a 25-minute drive from Huanglong Cave and Baofeng Lake. It takes 40 minutes by car to Zhangjiajie Railway Station. Zhangjiajie Hehua … More: photo, rates and booking
Jinfeng Hostel Zhangjiajie

Located in 10 km from Wulingyuan Mountains
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Rooms: 20
Fitted with wooden flooring, all rooms come with a seating area and a private bathroom with hairdryers and shower facilities. The hotel's 24-hour … More: photo, rates and booking
Zhangjiajie The Wind Hotel

Located in 11 km from Wulingyuan Mountains
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Rooms: 11
Zhangjiajie The Wind is a 15-minute drive from Yellow Rock Village and a 25-minute drive from Golden Whip Brook. It is a 50-minute drive from … More: photo, rates and booking

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One of the most exciting and world's longest cable cars is situated in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China. Its length is 7455 meters. The cable car brings travelers to one of the main attractions of the park, Tianmen Mountain. The unique cave called …
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Dongzhong Cave
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