Wutong Mountain Scenic Area is located in the east of Shenzhen and spans Luohu and Yantian and Longgang. Including Donghu Park, Fair Lake Botanical Garden, and Shatoujiao Forest Farm, the Wutong Mountain Scenic Area has a total area of 31.82 square kilometers. There are three main peaks on the main ridgeline being Small Wutong (小梧桐): 692 meters, Bean Curd Head (豆腐头): 706 meters, and the highest, Great Wutong (大梧桐): 943.7 meters.
Small Wutong (Xiao Wu Tong) is located in the Fenggu Mingqin Scenic Area in the northern foot of Wutong Mountain. There is a viewing corridor along the ridge. The mountain is not high and it is better to go. It is suitable for tourists of all ages. In particular, the Pavilion (倚天招凤) is the best location for overlooking the city, overlooking the New Territories of Hong Kong and Dapeng Bay, Shenzhen Bay and the Ocean.
The main peak of the Great Wutong is located in the Wutong Scenic Clouds Area (梧桐烟云景区). The most beautiful scenery of Wutong Mountain is the number of clouds floating from the sea. There is a pool on the top of the mountain called Wuling Heavenly Pond (梧岭天池), where many like to take photos.
The water features such as streams and waterfalls in Wutong Mountain are very rich. The classic upstream point of the Taishan (泰山涧) is also in the Wutong Yanyun Scenic Area. Taishan is made up of 14 mountain creeks and its a popular area for picnics.
Starting points can be selected from the east side of Shatoujiao/Yantian, the south side of Xianhu/Liantang, the west of Wutongshan Village, the north side of Longgang, and the north and south entrances. There are many routes to choose from Mount Wutong. The difficulty level and the scenery along the way are also different.
More conventional is to start from Wutongshan Village. If you take the fitness route, it is generally: Wutong Mountain Village (梧桐山村) – Panshan Highway (盘山公路) – Parking lot (停车场) – Heroe Slope (好汉坡) – Datongtong (大梧桐顶), the regular upstream route will go: Wutong Mountain Village (梧桐山村) – Wutong Mountain Reservoir (梧桐山水库) – Taishanyu (泰山涧) – Hulu pool (葫芦池) – Wutong peak (梧桐顶).
Another point worth seeing in the scenic spot is the Fairy Lake Botanical Garden. In addition to the plants, there is also the Hongfa Temple, one of the most popular temples in Shenzhen. It is also the starting point of one of the hiking trails. If you enter the mountain from here, you need to buy a 20 yuan botanical garden ticket, and if you go down from here, you can enter the park for free.
1. Climbing for about 4-5 hours, downhill for about 2 hours, depending on personal speed, its recommended to leave the top early and avoid going down in poor light. Also to travel with friends together. 2. In winter, you should have a thick coat for climbing as the top of the mountain can be windy and cold. 3. There is no public toilet throughout the Taishan Trail, toilets are located at the Hanhanpo Service Center, Fenghuang Station on the Han Road, Xiaotong Peak Management Station and the entrance to the North Gate. 4. There is no place to dine on the mountain. It is recommended to bring some dry food and supplies. 5. The scenic spot is not open during heavy rain or thunderstorms.
- Address: Wutongshan Village, Luohu District, Shenzhen
- Opening hours: 6:00-18:00
- CN Name: 梧桐山
- CN Address: 深圳市罗湖区梧桐山村