Jinfo Mountain is located in Nanchuan District of Chongqing City. It is a typical karst geological landform. Peaks and valleys stretch over dozens of large and small mountains and there stands more than 100 steep peaks. The highest peak of Jinfo Mountain is more than 2,200 meters above sea level, with various mountains, water, stones, forests, springs and other scenery!
When the summer and autumn evenings are clear, the setting sun sets the mountain cliffs to glory and magnificence, like a giant Buddha with golden body shining tens of thousands of rays of light, to be very spectacular and beautiful. Jinfo Mountain is not far from the main city of Chongqing. It is suitable to go there in winter or summer. The cool summer is suitable for avoiding from the summer heat. It will snow in the mountains in winter. At that time, it is also a famous ski resort in Chongqing.
Entering the West Slop Scenic Area, you can choose to walk through the 2.5-kilometer Bitan Valley to reach the ropeway station. You can also choose to take the scenic sightseeing bus directly to the ropeway station. After riding up the mountain, you can walk slowly along the golden turtle Chaoyang Trail, pass through the bamboo forest, viewing platform, etc., you can stop and look at the cliffs. The visitor center can be reached in about 1.5 hours. There is a tour bus directly to the north slope at the fork in front of the visitor center, but it is only available during the high season.
The mountain slopes on the north slope are strange and steep. After taking the ropeway up the mountain, you can also walk the remaining ancient plank road on the mountain. There are many natural karst caves on the mountain on the northern slope, the ancient Buddha cave is the most famous.