The Tianyou Peak (Heaven Tour Peak) is located in the center of Mount Wuyi. It outshines neighboring peaks with mists and clouds. Embraced by mountains and Nine Bend Steam on three sides, it offers a panoramic view of Mount Wuyi. White clouds undulate on the mountain like big waves of the sea, making the area just like a fairytale wonderland.
Covering totally 60 square kilometers, the Wuyi Mountain Scenic Area boasts its pristine environment, grotesque mountains, spectacular canyons, crystal-like water, and more importantly, a long cultural history and numerous historical relics. With a history of 12 centuries, it owns a series of excellent archeological sites and relics, including a mass of temples and academies™ ruins, Wuyi Palace, Yulin Pavilion (a Song Dynasty (960-1279) porcelain kiln site), hanging coffins, Royal Tea Garden, and cliff carvings.
Part of Wuyi Mountains has been allocated for Wuyishan Scenic Area open to the public. On May 8, 2007, Wuyishan Scenic Area was approved by the National Tourism Administration as Nation 5A Class Scenic Area. The major attractions in Wuyishan Scenic Area include bamboo rafting on the Nine Bend River, ascending Heavenly Tour Peak (Tianyou Peak), climbing the Roaring Tiber Rock, walking through A Thread of Sky, appreciating the Water Curtain Cave, viewing Da Hong Pao Tea Trees and immersing yourself in the ancient village of Xiamei.