Chushuikeng of Wulong Trail, which is a 2-km journey, is a popular destination for watching fireflies.
The plum blossom season of Meiling falls between December and January.
The firefly season of Meiling is in April and May.
Meiling is situated in Wanqiu Village, Nanxi District. The mountainous area here is open to the public and features several trails of different difficulty levels. In May and June, you can enjoy the tung flowers, pick plums, and watch fireflies in Meiling. After the season of plum blossom is over, famers begin to pick plums to prepare special plum dishes that are very delicious. When night falls, you can plan a summer rendezvous with glowing fireflies.
The winter plum blossom in Meiling is not only a feast for the eyes, but also an opportunity for hiking in winter. Since the plum trees are planted in different sites, you have to walk several trails to visit all of the proudly blooming plum flowers in Meiling. In recent years, local farmers have stopped using herbicides to let plum trees grow in the more natural environment and provide the fireflies with the more favorable habitat. Meiling’s advantageous environment can thus be better preserved, giving more people the chance to marvel at the ecological richness of Meiling.