As the highest mountain on Hainan Island, Mt. Wuzhi (Five Fingers Mountain) is one of the symbols in Hainan Island. The highest peak towers 1,840 meters (6,040 feet) above the sea level. Located adjacent to Wuzhishan City in the center part of Hainan Island, Mt. Wuzhi (Five Fingers Mountain) National Reserve takes Mount Wuzhi as the main scenic spot, enjoys an international fame for few decades. The surrounding areas of Wuzhi Mountain are inhabited mainly by the Li ethnic group.
As the highest mountain in Hannan Island, the peaks are waving like saw-tooth and the shape is like five fingers, this is how the Wuzhi Mountain (Five Fingers Mountain in Chinese) got its name. The five famous peaks are Yizhishan Mountain (1st Finger Mountain), The Erzhishan Mountain (2nd Finger Mountain), The Sanzhi Peak (3rd Finger), then the Fourth Peak and the Fifth Peak. Meanwhile Mt. Wuzhi is also the kingdom of precious animals and birds, there are various animals such as reptiles, birds and animals. When visitors travel Mt. Wuzhi, you will see animals come out to look for food or play with each other now and then.
When climb up along the mountain roads, the cloud and mist make this mountain as a fairyland. This is one of the features of the Mt. Wuzhi. If you climb to the top of the Mt. Wuzhi, the cloud and mist is much thicker as if you were standing in the sky. Looking down, you can see the green waves are all under your eyes and water is connected with the sky. These are all too beautiful to be absorbed all at once.
【Best time to visit】: November to April in the following year is the best time period to visit, when is neither too hot nor too cold. From May to October is the rainy season in Hainan Island, and it is quite hot it is not recommended visit during this time period.
【How to get to Mt. Wuzhi National Reserve】:
From Sanya, you may take coach from Sanya Bus Station to Wuzhishan Tongshi Bus Station first. The coach leaves every 20 minutes from 7:00am to 3:30pm, and it takes about 2 hours. Upon your arrival in Wuzhishan City, then transfer to local bus to reach Shuimanxiang(水满乡, 3 kilometers from the entrance of Mount Wuzhishan Scenic Area. Then walk or transfer to local Tricycle to get there.
From Haikou, you may take coach from Haikou Bus Station to Wuzhishan City first, then transfer to local bus to Shuimanxiang(水满乡, 3 kilometers from the entrance of Mt. Wuzhishan Scenic Area). Then walk or transfer to local Tricycle to get there.