Tips for climbing Mount Tai

On June 23, 2015, in Shandong, by Kate Liu

  Mount Tai, regarded as the best mountain out of the five famous mountains in China. It has its own uniqueness, the sunrise, the mysterious sea of clouds, the exotic and exquisite words engraved on the stones, all of these make Mount Tai very attractive to tourists, and becomes the hottest travel destination in Shangdong […]

 

Mount Tai, regarded as the best mountain out of the five famous mountains in China. It has its own uniqueness, the sunrise, the mysterious sea of clouds, the exotic and exquisite words engraved on the stones, all of these make Mount Tai very attractive to tourists, and becomes the hottest travel destination in Shangdong province. Here provides you some useful tips for climbing Mount Tai in order to make your travelling easier, safer and more enjoyable.

 

Best season to climb Mount Tai: Autumn & Spring

If you intend to climb Mount Tai during winter time, you should be prepared for the freezing cold on the top of the mountain, even two down jacket can’t keep your warm against the extreme chillness. Let alone when confronting with snowy days, normally the mountain pass of Mount Tai will be sealed. The summer is too hot to climb mountains. The tempreture of Mount Tai is cheerfully pleasant in Autumn and Spring. Besides, with enough rainfall in Autumn, there’s more chance for you to see the fabulous sea of clouds. You may also see fireflies by luck.

 Mount Tai

Best time to set off

It’s better to set off in the evening if you want to see the splendid view of the sunrise on Mount Tai. You can reach at the foot of the mountain around 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., and get ready to climb. Normally, 6 hours or so are needed to get to the top. And by then, it’s the perfect timing to enjoy the sight of sunrise on Mount Tai.

 

Prepared thick clothes

The height of Mount Tai is more than 1,500 meters, accordingly, the wind is strong and the temperature is low on the top of it. Nomatter in which season, thick clothes is necessary. If you choose to climb Mount Tai during early spring, late autumn or winter, the chillness is beyond your imagination. Even if in summer, you should bring a thick clothes as well.

 

Must have: water & food

You’ll sweat a lot while climbing, water is needed to avoid you from dehydration. Besides, climbing mountain causes physical exertion, you should prepare some food to eat for replenishing your energy. Bring fruits is the best choice!

 

Make sure you have a flashlight

There’s no lamps or lights in the mountain except places near the temples. Due to the rough roads on the mountain, the flashlight can protect your own safe.

Avoiding holidays

Every holiday, Mount Tai is crowded with millions of tourists, you barely see any view on the mountain. Also, it’s cost you more to buy tickets.

 

About Qingdao

On June 23, 2015, in Shandong, by Kate Liu

Impression of Qingdao Qingdao is a beautiful coastal city with fresh air and gentle pace of life. You could enjoy the scenery of clear water and its coastline. The seafood in Qingdao is quite affordable. It’s cozy to eat delicious seafood in the sea breeze. Stepping in Qingdao Located on the southern end of Shandong […]

Impression of Qingdao

Qingdao is a beautiful coastal city with fresh air and gentle pace of life. You could enjoy the scenery of clear water and its coastline. The seafood in Qingdao is quite affordable. It’s cozy to eat delicious seafood in the sea breeze.

qingdao

Stepping in Qingdao

Located on the southern end of Shandong Peninsula and with the sea on three sides, Qingdao is a city boasting unique characteristics of beautiful sceneries and pleasant climate. As a historic city and tourist destination, Qingdao is well-known as a significant coastal city, economic center and port city. Qingdao borders on Huanghai, surrounded by Kiaochow Bay, has soft sand , flat beach and twisting coastline. Laoshan Mountain is famous for its elegance and artistic conception.Badachu Park is known for its European style architecture. There are many religious buildings in Qingdao, such as Catholic Cathedrals in city center, Taoist temples in Laoshan Mountain, Buddhist temples and Buddhist convents in Zhushan Mountain. There are also intensive former residences of celebrities in Qingdao, all of which have profound cultures and histories.

Best time for travelling

The best time for travelling in Qingdao is from April to October. The spring and summer in Qingdao has a pleasant climate, the temperature of which maintains 20-28℃. August is the golden season for costal tourism, when the seawater is warm and gentle. Winter is not the proper season to travel to Qingdao, for the temperature is relatively low.

Recommended stay2-5days

 
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