Xinyang City is located in the southern part of Henan Province and is an important transportation hub. It is also the birthplace of China's famous tea, Xinyang Maojian. Xinyang boasts attractive scenery and is a great summer resort with Jigong Mountain, a national scenic spot. Jigong Mountain has beautiful scenery and is full of unique peaks and rock formations. There is also a national-level forest park, Nanwan Lake, the "Pearl of Southern Henan." On the upper reaches of the lake are scenic areas such as the Longtan Waterfalls and Five Yunshan Mountains.
Jigongshan Scenic Area is located in the Dabie Mountains in Henan Province. Jigongshan means 'Cockerel Mountain' – the area is named after the shape of its main peak, which resembles a cockerel. It is home to a wide range of flora and fauna, including a number of rare plant and animal species. Visitors can climb the mountain and explore villas of various styles that were built by foreign missionaries. The area is also famous for its tea.
Nanwan Reservoir is regarded as one of the most beautiful lakes in Henan Province. It is surrounded by the Nanwan National Forest Park and is known for its crystal-clear water and dozens of small islands covered with lush vegetation. The area is home to a wide range of birds and monkeys. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the reservoir, hike in the surrounding hills, or go for a boat ride.
Mingyang Hot Spring Resort is located next to Mount Lei in the south of Henan Province. The resort is situated in beautiful surroundings and is known for its year-round supply of crystal-clear spring water. The Qing dynasty Qianlong Emperor visited here, and a royal baths was built here during the reign of the Jiaqing Emperor. The resort has a traditional Chinese garden and a number of outdoor Japanese-style pools surrounded by picturesque scenery.
Lingshan is located near Luoshan County, Xingyang City. It is a famous Buddhist shrine. There are many temples and ancestral halls in these mountains. The most notable area, however, is the Lingshan Temple. Lingshan Temple is a special temple with a number of monks residing there. In addition to going to Lingshan Temple to pray, you can visit the natural scenery of the mountains. They are green, with transparent water and strange peaks. The Golden Summit is the main peak of Lingshan. Take in the vast forest view and the sunrise and sunset when you climb to the main peak.