About Mei County: Mei county is located in Shaanxi province close to the city of Baoji. It is situated in the foothills of Mount Taibai, the highest peak in the Qin mountains. The county is one of the birthplaces of Western Zhou dynasty culture — many bronze relics from the Western Zhou era and bells from the Warring States period have been unearthed here. Major attractions include Honghe Valley National Forest Park, located on the northern slopes of Mount Taibai next to the Hong River. The park is heavily forested and is known for its biodiversity. Other destinations include Weihe Wetland Park and Western Orchids Ecological Gardens.