Rock carvings and grottoes on Shibao Mountain
Only 50 minutes by car from Sideng, the ancient rock carvings on Shibao Mountain has a history of more than 1300 years. For anyone interested in Buddhism or just enjoy looking at beautiful stone carvings, a visit to the Shibao mountain is a must. Shibao Mountain visit can be combined with an easy 2-3 hours hike through the pine forest covered hillside for some great views of Shaxi valley. It makes for a lovely day’s outing. Horse Pen 46 Guesthouse offers free information on the hiking trails.