Shaoyang, once called Baoqing, has long been a transportation hub, commercial center, and bastion of economic prosperity and cultural splendor in Hunan Province. Numerous cultural relics have been unearthed across this historic land.

Blessed with captivating natural beauty, Shaoyang's top attractions include Mount Kuang Scenic Area, Baishui Cave Scenic Spot, Chengbu South Mountain Pasture, Yunshan National Forest Park, Huang-Sang Nature Reserve, Huxing Mountain-Huayao folk culture village, and the former residences of Wei Yuan and others.

From limestone caverns to lush forests to peaks hiding ancient Hmong villages, Shaoyang's landscapes astound. Walk in the footsteps of renowned scholar Wei Yuan. Learn about the Miao's tapestry-like Dong minority culture. Shaoyang offers a rich tapestry of natural beauty and cultural diversity unique in China.

Best Travel Time

Best in Summer and Autumn

Suggested playing days

1 day

Local climate

Subtropical monsoon humid climate