Driving the scenic Panshan Highway to Lishan Mountain
Mount Li (Lishan Mountain) is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.034m (3,392ft) above the sea level, located in Lintong District, in the prefecture-level city of Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, Northwest China.
Set high in the Qinling Mountains aka Qin mountains range, the road to the summit is simply amazing. It’s called Panshan Highway. It’s a series of hairpin turns starting at Lintong city. The stunning and tough road is totally paved.
Tucked away in the Lishan National Forest Park, the road is 9.5km (5.90 miles) long. The drive features steep sections, hitting a 14,6% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Whenever the weather is good, it attracts a large number of riders and tourists to experience driving and experience the magnificence of the scenery. People usually stop along the viewpoints to take photos.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez
Pic: kay kusanmi