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Mount. Huangshan and Ancient Village Tour
Huangshan- Anhui- China
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3 Days
29 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

Mount Huang, also known as Huangshan (黄山; Yellow Mountain), is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan Pine trees, and views of the clouds from above. Mount Huang is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography.

Tour Detail

Day 1: Arrive in Huangshan City (downtown Tunxi) before 14:00 and then transfer to car ride (90KM/1.5 hours) to Mt.Huangshan. Hike and sight-see over Begin-to-believe Peak, Lion Peak and West-sea Grand Canyon. Stay at a 4-star hotel in peak area.

Day 2: Weather permitting,watch the sunrise. Go on hiking and sight-seeing along Fly-over Rock, tBright Summit, Giant-fish Peak, Lotus Peak, Guest-greeting Pine, Heavenly CapitalPeak, etc. Stay at a 4-star hotel in hot-spring spa hub of Mt.Huangshan or travel back to the ancient town Yixi in the evening and taste the amazing Hui cuisine and stay in an ancient-like Huizhou architecture style resort beside Qishu Lake.

Day 3: Go to China best Fengshui picturesque Hongcun village to explore the ancient   residences and its unique buffalo-shape irrigation system . Come back to the downtown Tunxi to visit Ink-stick Workshop and Tunxi Old Street before departure.

Price Detail
Inclusions

1. Ticket fee:(Mountain entrance fee+cable car<double –way>+Hongcun Village entrance + other villages <by discount and include Foreigner-pass fee>) 2. Transportation:SUV business van/shuttle bus + a driver)for 3 days < include the fuel, toll fee and scenic-spot shuttle bus fee > p.s.: Car rent is charged by distance, not size and bigger car indicates more comfort and space for your luggage  

3. Accommodation:

1>. 1st Night: Xihai Hotel <north building, buffet breakfast inclusive, standard twin room

2>. 2nd Night: Hongcun Qishu Lake Resort <2 buffet breakfasts inclusive + service fee, lake-view bedroom>

3>. Two hygiene and special local meals 

Exclusions

What excludes:

1. One lunch and one dinner on Huangshan summit

2. Tips for the guide/driver

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

R9204DTjamese

2019-10-10 10:39:27

"Mt Huangshan tour with Nature Hsu " After seeing pictures of Huangshan mountain I was really keen to visit the area, I found tour guide Nature Hsu on sites like tours by locals and trip advisor, and was able to speak directly with him...

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Sezza_sAR

2019-09-18 01:02:33

"Stunning views,worth the challenging hike up" There are a few options available for getting up to the mountain.You will see many blue buses with elephants on them,they are the buses that take you to either side of the mountain,depending on where...

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LibbySwan97

2019-09-14 09:41:52

"Magical Scenery" Beautiful place, need a full day if not longer. Do not visit on public holiday- absolute madness! Worth a trip.

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julo972

2019-09-12 19:01:52

"Beautifull National Park" Huge, well maintained and clean, tracks maintained as in an urban setting (with stone surfaced trails). Clear direction signs. Helpfull personnel. Visited all the time by many groups with some...

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r1karegina

2019-08-29 19:36:02

"Most beautiful mountain but not easy to hike " We took long journey to arrived here. 5 hours driving car direct to mountain, 20 mins bus to entrance (price RMB 38/one way), 1 hours queue for ticketing, 10 mins cable car (price RMB 160/one way...

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heather1397

2019-08-23 23:23:38

"Pretty, but busy" Firstly, it’s very expensive. After getting the ticket into the mountain you have to get a bus ticket too (why it’s not included in the price I don’t know) and 2 bus tickets are needed - one up the...

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KLTOH

2019-08-20 16:05:16

"Magnificent view. Tough hike though" Spent 1 and half day in Mt Huangshan. Awsome view. We were lucky as the sky was clear and we could catch a a good view of this magnificent mountain. The journey is tough though as had to conquer the...

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fashionsportsgal

2019-08-16 05:06:59

"Beautiful and challenging" This park is beautiful. The options of getting to the top via one of two sets of seemingly never ending stairs makes for a good start. The park is full of tourists, so be prepared, however, it is...

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YauBaby

2019-08-14 11:06:07

"Absolutely stunning" This is a place that I have dreamed of visiting since I was a small kid. Now in my forties with my own teenage children, I finally make it to Yellow Mountain. And it certainly did not disappoint. The...

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455andyn

2019-08-12 02:29:08

"Go early or stay overnight!" We stayed overnight at the Beihai Hotel as part of an organised private guided tour and really enjoyed the views from the mountain top viewpoints. For western tourists I’d recommend a tour guide as...

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nancyhanksnewyorker

2019-08-11 06:38:09

"If you are headed down late in the day on foot, take a flash light" A breathtaking place. I think it's a must-see for anyone visiting this area of ​​China. I am spending a lot of time on this trip (4 hours by car from Nanjing), but it is worth it. The climb to the...

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Celeste B

2019-08-09 07:27:22

"Beautiful mountains - 1 day was enough for me" Really beautiful mountains! I went up the Yuping cable car which had great views and then hiked around from 8:30am to 4:30pm. There are stairs everywhere so it’s more just walking up stairs than...

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CFLBAL321

2019-08-06 14:05:00

"Huangshan Mountain" Huangshan Mountain is beautiful. I spent two days there around mid-autumn festival. Did the climb from the bottom on the east side on day 1, starting in rain which moved out to beautiful weather up...

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713nicov

2019-08-04 01:31:25

"Very impressive" It was very hot weather. Though the travel guides mention it is always extremely busy, this was not our experience. If you are from outside China take enough cash with you as creditcards were not...

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SX1390

2019-07-01 08:43:34

"Accessible and friendly people" Transport - Took public bus from HSR and the bus driver explained (in Chinese) what to look out for in the cities, including scams. To summarise, only public buses (big blue buses) are allowed up to...

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530heinert

2019-06-30 14:36:49

"Incredible Scenery" When we visited we got into rain but with the low hanging clouds and the peaks reaching out the scenery was so beautiful, I can’t imagine a sunny day could make it better.

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AndreaD1990

2019-06-29 19:14:51

"Gorgeous views" My most favorite experience in China, absolutely incredible views. Be warned, even a day trip will require hours of hiking with steep/narrow trails. We passed quite few very small children and...

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bibianaRuedaB

2019-06-05 22:14:02

"Awesome place!! " The huangshan mountain is really worthy it to visit, the entrance fee is 180 rmb and depending and how much you want to walk be willing to invest some money in cable cars ( 90 rmb each, there are 3...

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VM K

2019-06-05 18:28:50

"Breath taking place - definitely worth to go" Finally I got a chance to visit Huangshan, a place I wanted to visit for a long time. I'm glad there is cable car now. That means people can choose to climb/hike up the mountain or take the cable...

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WL-S-LW

2019-06-04 21:55:00

"Great spot to be away from the city" Went to Mount Huangshan during the end of may period. Ascended the mountain using the back mountain route and there was little to no tourists. Most of them were coming down after climbing up from the...

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TanSuo T

2019-06-03 03:13:36

"Get Lost in the Beauty of Nature" There was once a famous Ming Dynasty geographer named Xu Xiake who said: "It is not worth seeing other mountains if you have been to the Five Great Mountains; and it is not worth seeing the Five...

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Chris P

2019-05-31 23:36:03

"Always adventurous, no matter the weather" This was my first walk “up” Huangshan - all my other visits were by cable car. We went up the eastern stairway at the Yungu Cable Station. Basically, it went straight up, although it did get s bit...

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F5047VLroberts

2019-05-30 00:09:23

"Amazing Adventure " Spent two days there with my extended family, we stayed overnight, the view are amazing, so many tracks and different experiences , they have cable cars and chair lifts , a benefit it you have good...

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MJT0813

2019-05-29 09:21:16

"The artwork you've seen comes to life on Mount Huangshan" Mount Huangshan is a picturesque, classic Chinese gem. Located in the Anhui province, it boasts a chain of mountains, plant life and air, representative of China's better geography and climate. Many...

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HemisphereRambler

2019-05-28 12:41:08

"Excellent, beautiful experience. Thank you Nature Hsu!" Do yourself a favor and hire a good Chinese guide if you plan to visit and hike the Huangshan Mountain area. I found Nature Hsu on TripAdvisor as well as other websites and contacted him to arrange a...

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luaester

2019-05-26 20:29:21

"BREATHTAKING" I hiked Mt Huangshan by myself and explored as much as I could in a day and a half and I loved every single moment! The canyon is amazing, so are the clouds and vegetation! Sunrise and sunset are...

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furby43

2019-05-21 21:19:26

"Huangshan hiking " A lot of pre planning in terms of hiking routes is required as different cable cars would take you to a different point. All in three cable car stations. You need to get your tickets right, bus,cable...

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alisonschulte

2019-05-18 07:14:43

"Beautiful Views" Incredible views. Entirely paved though and very crowded with tourists. Worth the trip, but wouldn’t spend more than one day on the mountain.

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juliebun

2019-05-10 18:24:58

"Amazing visit to a Chinese brush painting come to life - thanks to my amazing guide Nature Hsu." I wanted to visit Huangshan, but I couldn't find an affordable tour as I was by myself, but then I came across 'tours by locals' and Nature Hsu. He was the perfect guide, organized everything...

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Ecoaggie08

2019-05-07 17:19:23

"8 miles of Wonder!" Wow! Do this hike. Do this hike. Do this hike. I have never been so amazed by such striking beauty as these mountains provide. The cost to get there is 19¥ pp each way by shuttle bus. Park entry fee...

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Bearsux

2019-05-07 09:57:15

"Huangshan" We booked a China tour with China Highlights, we strongly recommend using them as a tour agency. We had a multiple city tour that was prepared by Lily Guo one of the China Highlights agents. She was...

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PuiPW

2019-05-06 18:10:27

"Unforgettable 3-day 2-night visit to Huangshan with knowledgeable guide Nature Hsu" We were a relatively big group, over 10 travelers. We had planned our trip for over a year. Due to our tight itinerary in China, we had only 3-night, 2 full days in Huangshan area. Our guide Nature...

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BretM120

2019-05-01 07:30:05

"Spend 1-2 days here max" Mt. Huangshan is a great workout if you take the stairs. I love walking up lots of stairs for a great workout but it can get pretty crowded. If you don’t want to do 3 hours of stairs then you should...

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northern_99

2019-04-19 23:23:05

"Go to the North Peak Only" The other peaks are not as nice and your walking for another 6 hrs,for no appreciable gain. You have to come down the same way you went up.More damn stairs,oh my knees!!!! WAAAAAA.

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Joerg H

2019-04-19 03:54:41

"Gorgeous" A different an great view every step you take. Only negative is domestic tourists with loud speakers !!

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Bradley L

2019-04-18 02:21:24

"Stunning scenery but be prepare to do lots of hiking" You can expect beautiful scenery at every corner and every turn. It is very mesmerizing. You must be prepare to hike 3-4 to get to enjoy it though. You you have difficulty hiking or hate climbing...

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Gareth R

2019-04-13 16:34:52

"Fabulous " Accessible for everyone Take bus from Tangkou. Going up east and coming down west is best route. Many peaks to climb and all are beautiful. There are many routes available and clearly signposted...

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WengKeeLeong

2019-04-04 04:23:13

"beautiful but very rugged trekking" Would like to describe how we got up here. From the Huangshan North High Speed Railway Station, once you get out of the station, turn right and head for the adjoining Transport Hub to take a bus (RMB...

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Houstonian88

2019-04-03 06:47:02

"Great paths, bus and cable car service " Must qualify that we went on a Wednesday, with threat of afternoon rain in the PM, which probably meant that we had lower than usual crowds. The infrastructure is similar to most Chinese National...

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Wei Kwan N

2019-03-31 07:58:08

"China bucket list - Huangshan" The Huangshan mountains is one of those places where you have to experience at least once in your lifetime, so do put this down on your bucket list together with Sequioa National Park, the South...

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Irene_singapore09

2019-03-15 05:36:51

"Great time to visit Huangshan" This is really a great time to visit Huangshan where it is not so crowded. We did the tour on our own and it was not difficult. Also advise that it is better to stay in hotels in the mountain so that...

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moslerka

2019-03-12 17:27:15

"Don't miss this nature beauty" I came to this place first weekend in March. It was rainy and foggy, but still worth to visit. Tip: Check the weather forecast in advance. I came from Hangzhou city by HSR to Huangshan North...

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Joelishzz

2019-02-26 23:40:48

"Winterfell at Huangshan" For me the best time to visit Huangshan is winter. It’s so beautiful when all the mountains was covered with snow. Don’t forget to bring winter hiking gear because its so slippery. So freezing cold...

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doctorbobster

2019-02-12 03:44:58

"A Singular Experience; Dress Accordingly in Winter" Mt. Huangshan is as beautiful as any U.S. national park. The sunrise is classic and singular. The landscape is dramatic and clouds descending between the peaks can be magical. Can be. Before...

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Xatriaz

2019-01-20 23:02:21

"Cold and kind of mystical view on winter" During my visit early of January, its keep raining (not heavy rain thou). This cause the weather a bit cold and misty. Cannot see much during the cable car ride and the hike. Most scenery cover by...

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TimothyD922

2019-01-20 03:12:08

"Worth the climb" I’ve been to this mountain twice and both visits were very different because the weather was different. The climb and the decent are not for the faint of heart but totally worth it. We stayed on the...

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Wsea3h

2019-01-19 02:28:13

"Nicer when being up there" Our own trip with no tour guide. When I was at the base, I thought people were touting for this Huangshan. It was just another mountain. But after going out of the Yungu Cable Car, I started to see...

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jim l

2019-01-15 15:18:45

"Yellow Mountain" Absolutely fantastic scenery. We went off season so not so crowded but some paths were closed for maintenance. If staying near the cable car, best to get up early before all the people come out...

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lklai

2019-01-12 00:03:59

"Love the beautiful scenery in Huangshan" We were at Huangshan in the beginning of winter, December 5th 2018. Our guide, Mr Thomas Gao, brought us on a hike to the Grand Canyon of Huangshan. Along the way we were really mesmerised by the...

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Babydove2

2018-12-19 03:44:49

"Winter Hike in Huangshan" In winter, there are not too many tourists. Even nearly half of the mountains are closed, the rest of it looks beautiful with snow. The staff working up the mountains tried their best in sweeping...

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Don D

2018-12-06 14:08:27

"Don't go w/o a guide or guidance ahead of time" Wonderful place to go if you like mountains and trekking. But it is inaccessible except by foot after you take a cable car. There are no flat surfaces and the trek to the hotels is a very arduous...

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J Y

2018-12-06 02:40:16

"Beautiful mountain range, but way too many people" I have great pictures from my time at Huangshan, and not-so-great memories. It is overrun. I know this because I went in November during low season, and it was overrun then. The crowd at my sunrise...

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thiamalan

2018-12-02 08:43:53

"Extraordinary mountains and trees" We spent two days and one night within the area of natural beauty. It was breathtaking. We walked from the cable car station via the Buddhist temple and all the way up to the second highest peak...

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catherinek934

2018-11-26 01:39:03

"A must " Visited 5 times and its beauty still stuns me. Cable car and monorail makes a trip easy. I would recommend you to stay on the mountain one night and at spa hotel the last night.

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makaan

2018-11-24 17:31:55

"Must visit place!" We went at the beginning of winter in Nov. It was definitely a different feel experiencing the beautiful and mystical scenery up in the mountains compared to seeing it in photos. The brown and green...

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Mactraveller303

2018-11-21 05:09:47

"No 1 Mountain under Heaven" Don't miss this extraordinary mountain. It's to travel inside a Chinese painting - an absolute wow. You can join an organised tour or buy a ready made package. By far the best is to tailor make your...

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DavidASU

2018-11-14 19:04:18

"The best hiking & most gorgeous mountain views ever" This trip was planned for more than a year. It was planned in April/May this year but got delayed and finally decided on Nov. 4. We entered the mountain area the next day but it was raining. With...

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Chris P

2018-11-08 14:15:19

"Always great to be on Yellow Mountain" Another delightful trip up Yellow Mountain. We had ages from 7 to 60 in our group. Be warned - there are lots of stairs and your legs will feel it afterwards! We expected rain for our 2 days - but...

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Travel41095373247

2018-11-04 15:57:14

"Great experience...Must visit!" My partner and I booked a private tour with China Highlights to Huangshan which included the Yellow Mountain. It was absolutely awesome! This trip is a must for anyone who is looking for adventure in...

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Arrie_Schoeman

2018-11-04 13:41:52

"Another tickmark from my bucket list" Yellow mountain (Huangshan) is the most famous mountain in China. Amasing mountain. If you enjoy being in the mountains this is a must go. But to see all the attractions of this mountains you need...

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Martin O

2018-10-29 22:40:04

"Incredible..but be prepared!" My wife and I went towards the end of October. I think we got extremely lucky because the weather was stunning. We climbed up the Eastern side, stayed in Baiyun, which is fine considering everything...

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Bill S

2018-10-29 15:13:56

"You have to see these mountains." We spent one night in the mountains in Sept.. A bit of a trek to get there but well worth it. We left our suitcases at a hotel at the bottom and packed an overnight bag. A 25 minute shuttle bus...

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Anthony S

2018-10-27 16:41:04

"Must visit mountain" We took the New White Goose Gondola to the top of the mountain and walked the trails for the afternoon. Spectacular mountain scenery but we were there with not a cloud in the sky. Even with cloud it...

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whitlamabroad

2018-10-23 21:26:24

"Worth the effort" We visited the park over two days. We stayed in a hotel at the top of the mountain. The views were beautiful. The weather was brilliant for walking. Sunny but cool. We took the Taipang cable car...

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Linn H

2018-10-19 01:35:23

"Beautiful hike despite crowds" We visited Huangshan in october, weather was a bit chilly at the top and one day rainy but the autumn colours were amazing! We walked up the back side of the mountain, walked around Xihai canyon...

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SebastienHV

2018-10-14 15:36:49

"Must in china" If you don’t have time to go to Zhangjiajie you can’t miss this activity that suppose to be ideally done in automn or spring for colors and temperature. If it’s a little cloudy it’s can be even...

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Teresa V

2018-10-12 09:09:34

"Amazing but expensive" My friends and I visited this place in 1 day and we all thought 1 days wasn't enough. To do the full hike (included canyon and not taking the cable ride), 2 days with an overnight stay at one of the...

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zzxyz2016

2018-10-03 01:02:53

"Beautiful Yellow Mountain tour with Sinorama 11 days" I am the luckiest last group of 46 people went with Sinorama 11 days tour, started from Beijing for 3 days, then speed train to Suzhou 1 day, Hangzhou 1 day, Yellow Mountain 2 days, Shanghai 3 days...

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janehorn

2018-09-30 03:06:50

"sightseeing private tour with viator Mount Huangshan (local tour operator: Visit our China)" This private tour to mount huangshan was awesome. The local tour operator; Visit Our China, English guide name; Aaron (spelling) Liu was excellent. His English was good. He is super friendly...

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Maps814542

2018-09-25 19:15:13

"A breath taking area" I had a very clear day, a sunny day , I enjoyed very much from the views. Definitely one of the most beautifull mountain- areas I have ever visited. Plan your routes carefully, the directions on...

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Synthomer

2018-09-23 02:44:31

"Spectacular - but avoid weekends and holidays!" Huangshan was extremely crowded on the weekend we visited (admittedly the Monday was a major public holiday) to the point of claustrophobia! Would recommend a very early start if you're planning a...

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Ray S

2018-09-19 14:50:29

"Incredible Place" Fantastic views, feels like the Top of The World. Need to be relatively fit as lots of stairs and steps.

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200Sparrow

2018-09-18 03:35:54

"Amazing Place!" We took the cable car to the top and as I am scared of heights, it was not my favourite journey, but it was worth it to get to the top! Incredible views even if you just get the cable car and don’t...

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G1784JNtraceys

2018-09-17 16:09:55

"Amazing ! A must do " This was part of our tour and absolutely stunning , one of the highlights of the trip. I’m scared of heights but glad I did and saw this. Cable car was an experience in itself haha ... views are...

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Iamvallu

2018-09-08 23:25:19

"Hammock! " Arrived around 9 oclock to Tangkouzhen and left all my extra stuff at a hostel for free. Took the mandatory trabsfer bus up to the ticket office on the west side and then proceeded to walk up. Hiking...

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soh_kien_peng

2018-09-07 19:24:32

"The arduous ascent" I came from Singapore with the intent to explore Jiangxi. When I was in Wuyuan, I met someone who just returned from Huangshan. After a short chat with him in our hostel, I decided to head to...

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trish06_11

2018-09-07 01:56:07

"travelling again" We did a trip to Yellow Mountain with our tour group. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and it was very cloudy when we went. The trip up the mountain in the gondola took about 10 minutes...

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Aurora09

2018-09-06 19:05:04

"Rainy Cloudy day, what a surprise" This is my second time coming to Mt Huangshan. First time was many years ago on a perfectly sunny day. This time, it was rainy, as the gondola ascended the mountain, we couldn't see a thing. I was...

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RayS1475

2018-09-06 15:40:57

"Chinese Adventure" Yellow Mountains are truly magnificent, the scenery is out of this world. Although you need to be fit as there is a lot of walking and stairs to fully appreciate it.

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Culture398249

2018-09-05 14:00:29

"Yellow Mountain Mt Huangshan" Any trip to China should include this area. Overnight stay on top of the mountain was part of a 19 day China Odyssey tour and definitely a highlight. A cable car takes you part way up then you walk...

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jordanmcalister99

2018-09-04 19:48:54

"Avoid on Summer or Holiday Weekends" I hate giving this site three circles, because it is actually a very beautiful place full of treasures. I feel that my experience here would have been more favorable had I not visited on the weekend...

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Julia_Tolmach

2018-09-01 20:54:19

"Lifetime experience" The weather in unpredictable. Don’t get disappointed if it’s foggy. It will disappear as fast as it came. But the views you will get are breathtaking. One of most beautiful mountain in China. Be...

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Rose M

2018-08-30 23:10:31

"Leg Day if you do not take the cable car" There were a lot of people going up the mountain, we had to wait in line for the cable car for quite some time but it was all worth it. The views were amazing. China is so wild, so scenic. Even...

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jyoti_13

2018-08-30 07:30:45

"Most beautiful mountains ever seen" We visited Huangshan recently.The mountains is located about one hour away from the city. It is very beautiful and huge.It is spread out over a large area and cannot be fathomed by the eyes. Our Tour...

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Millenium2016

2018-08-26 04:41:49

"Never seen a more romantic place !" Tourists arriving in the smog of Shanghai are sometimes disappointed not to have a glimpse of deep China. Well, the most beautiful place in China is about 3 hours by train. The yellow mountains are...

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Laura K

2018-08-20 18:32:49

"Huangshan in summer - how to beat the masses (for the most part)" So it happened to be August when we visited Mt Huang and despite having been travelling around the mainland for several weeks, this is where I got closest to losing it over being among crowds...

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OddNob

2018-08-20 04:47:22

"Stunning mountain that lives up to it's name!" Truly a magnificent mountain area! Stunning vistas, easy to navigate paths throughout the mountain range. Clean and well marked paths. Some paths not for the faint-hearted! Highly recommended to...

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Fedz2073

2018-08-18 23:25:16

"disappointing experience despite amazing views" These are not hiking mountains. You cannot go for hikes on normal paths as you are used to in Europe (or elsewhere), but have to follow concrete paths, wide enough for major groups of tourists to...

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David B

2018-08-13 16:10:01

"Beautiful Mountain - China Highlights and Tony were great!" As a professional photographer I’ve been using China Highlights for years to ensure I get the images I need. My needs are different than the average tourist and the guides always pick up on that...

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Leanne D

2018-08-13 01:46:42

"Weatern side - amazing Eastern side : crowded" We climbed up the very steep stairs of Hongshuan Mountain on the western side on Day 1. Although locals will tell you it takes 2-3 hrs - it was a 5 hour climb. Fortunately many rest stops on the way...

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Worldskarma

2018-08-10 01:21:01

"Run it up! Amazing Day trip!" Wow, this was one of three mountains that I saw in China. You will need a lot of power if you want to explore the mountain full by feet. Take the walk it is amazing! We spend about 12-13 hours in...

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Tommy N

2018-07-27 17:07:23

"Yellow Mountain Trip" Near the city center there are buses that take you to the west and east steps leading to the mountain. These buses cost 20 RMB each. We went to the east gate for the harder path. I recommend getting...

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caffienequeen

2018-07-27 15:20:40

"Once in a lifetime experience" If you are near this area of China you do not want to miss the Yellow Mountain. It was a bit tricky to get to and it cost 80 dollars per person but it was absolutely worth every penny! It is a lot of...

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Andy L

2018-07-25 01:03:40

"Majestic View" The mountain is HUGE, I mean really huge. Don't go up the mountain and come back using the same route. Take the cable car to at least halfway up/down unless you are a very experienced hiker. We...

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jccgt

2018-07-23 02:20:33

"Worth the experience" You have to take tons of steps though - so you will be VERY thirsty! Yet it was gorgeous. I really enjoyed the hiking

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Guillaume M

2018-07-16 11:48:01

"a breathtaking scene" we took the cable car up to arrive on many narrow paths amongst the cliffs. It was a rainy and foggy day, which at first was a bit disappointing because we couldn't see much of the mountains or...

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John T

2018-07-16 00:50:16

"Fantastic weekend trip" We took the train from Shanghai, stayed overnight in Huangshan and then got a taxi to the park. There is a bus up the mountain and then a cable car to do the main part of the elevation up the...

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Peter O

2018-07-09 14:28:39

"Stunning scenery" We took a bus from the gates of the national park to the foot of the Austrian-designed cable car to reach close to the summit of yellow mountain. From here it is still a reasonably energetic walk to...

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Laurence_not_larry

2018-07-09 10:51:56

"so beautiful" Took the cable car up and down with a 5 hour walk in between. The mountains are so beautiful and walking around them a really wonderful experience. The walk is strange to western visitors as...

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lize2512

2018-06-26 17:15:19

"Beautiful landscape" I went here with a colleague and it was absolutely beautiful. There are steps the whole way up so we did it in sneakers. I can definitely recommend people going, it was a grand experience. We stayed...

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Paul E

2018-06-25 22:53:56

"Its a little off the beaten track but well worth it, A great little hike" We have done a fair bit of trekking across the world and the Yellow Mountain holds it's own for scenery and diversity. It's a lite weight trek with very well made paths and signposts.Cable cars run...

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Thomas A

2018-06-24 03:54:43

"Yellow Mountain" You have to depend on what you meet with. First you have to use the cable car to climb up the mountain. On the ascend, you will enjoy the picturesque view. The weather may be sunny, cloudy or rainy...

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ch00nh0wh

2018-06-23 18:32:18

"Must go (but minimal fitness= to climb 8-10 flights of stairs at one go at least)" Beautiful mountain. Rocky granite peaks with various pines growing out of the (relatively) barren peaks. Natural bonsai- looking pines in the background of fleeting sheets of clouds (changing by the...

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Ishimiagi

2018-06-19 23:16:56

"Beautiful Views Everywhere You Go" This mountain is absolutely breathtaking! Nature lovers will appreciate the views, fauna and flora. It is not particularly difficult to get around as the whole mountain has concrete roads and stairs...

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mdharmesh

2018-06-18 20:00:01

"Walking with the clouds ! " The most beautiful place we had been ... absolutely serene nature at its best ... pine trees that are identical everywhere ... soil and span ... very clean even after tons and tons of tourists every...

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Dave D

2018-06-18 12:17:28

"Go here. It's so beautiful" Bring water, good shoes and your camera. This place is up there on the beauty scale. We had an amazingly clear day so we were spoiled but wow. Just wow. If you want to know what it looks like...

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Nimish-Doshi

2018-06-18 04:02:55

"amazing place, something unseen before" if you love nature & natural beauty this is the place. everywhere you see is scenic & picturesque. travel light in a back pack & have your walking shoes on. whole place is steps & flat walking...

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machiavelliuk

2018-06-12 00:15:34

"Exactly like what I imagine" I love reading Chinese novels and often feel stunned by how the authors described the beautiful, breathtaking nature of China, especially its mountain. And this place did not disappoint me. A...

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Mirjam R

2018-06-09 23:30:55

"Traveling around China" It is spectacular!!...if you are walking you need to be very fit, if not better take the cabelcar. Astonishing views

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JLee2020

2018-06-03 23:27:44

"Exactly Like InThe Chinese Paintings" We were already at the bottom of Mount Huangshan the day before. We were advised to just take one back-pack with the least items for a night stay. We took a bus to the cable car station which was...

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Anette M

2018-05-28 18:59:57

"Stunning mountain scenery" If you are interested in where Chinese painters have been getting their inspiration over the millennia, you need to see these mountains! Whether in mist or sunshine they are truly spectacular. We...

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Ingrid D

2018-05-28 03:47:22

"Travelling with a toddler? " We went early May this year, the day was drizzling and foggy. We didn't mind the rain (its safe, because the way is paved. But take extra care on the steep parts). The fog sadly obstructed the...

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wds716

2018-05-27 17:53:01

"Should be on your bucket list too!" Mt. Huangshan is truly an amazing mountain that deserves the high praise. At first I was hesitant of making the journey since it was out of the way for my Shanghai trip, but have absolutely no...

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Ana-Santorini099

2018-05-14 04:35:25

"One of the most beautiful mountains in China" Truly amazing mountains, spectacular fits the description of this majestic mountains. Absolutely worth visiting and hike around... and also taking the Yuping cable cart up the mountain. Pretty...

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jacksonleungcs

2018-05-04 07:19:13

"五嶽歸來不看山,黄山歸來不看嶽" A breath-taking landscape dominated by peculiarly-shaped granite peaks with Huangshan pine trees along with云海 &温泉, they are called the “四绝” , please take a look at pix attached. Hou Shan is where...

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ValerieO567

2018-05-02 18:03:07

"Moving Around In Mt. Huangshan" We visited Mt. Huangshan from 16 to 18 of April 2018. 1st timers should at least stay overnight at the mountain as it will enable you to see sunrise and sunset. Most importantly you won't need to...

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ineskaroztomiloucka

2018-04-28 05:50:26

"Beautiful place but too crowded... " We went with my husband to see this famous place... We were waiting in the queue more os less 1 hour to get on the cable cabin. This was ok., but up there the sidewalk is very tiny... We expected a...

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JAntonucci

2018-04-20 03:11:30

"The China you see in Pictures" Beautiful sites around every turn. The weather is unpredictable but great place to take photos. High in the mountains the clouds float by in the cool clean air. Be warned that there are a lot of...

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mattrolfe16

2018-04-19 16:02:18

"Breathtaking views!" Came here with my wife as part of our month long tour of China with China highlights (highly recommend them) and we got taken here and had a night in a hotel up here too! It was simply breathtaking...

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Starry312

2018-04-17 17:32:24

"Mt Huangshan" Took a car ride which cost rmb400 from hotel to the foot of the mountain. From there transfer to a bus up to the cable car station. One may start to hike from this point instead of taking the cable...

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FairCityFrasie

2018-04-16 07:47:14

"Unique Experience" Mount Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is like no other in its form and fauna - majestic rock faces, rock formations, pines and other trees, spectacular staircases through the rocks and outcrops and...

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GregIndiana

2018-04-15 15:32:31

"Great views, a bit crowded" The Yellow Mountains are off the beaten path, but you can still get there fairly easily by high speed train or airplane. The airport is about an hour south (in Tunxi), while the high speed train...

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John T

2018-04-14 01:04:46

"Great hiking routes with breath taking views" Spent 3 nights on the mountain from 10th to 13th April 2018 and stayed at Beihai Hotel First 2 days were bright and sunny. 3rd day has periods of light rain. Final day was washed out by heavy rain...

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korynell29

2018-04-11 23:15:15

"amazing views! must walk the west canyon!" if you are fit enough ,must walk the celestial peak and the west canyon! breathtaking! do not miss it!

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Borden1951

2018-04-07 18:03:28

"Really awe-inspiring, but not for the weak or faint-hearted." We spent two nights on the mountain. It takes a while to get there - 4.5 hours by fast train from Shanghai, another hour's drive (by car) to the mountain entrance, bus and cable car to the top, hike...

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ZHANGXINYAN

2018-04-07 05:58:20

"AMAZING!!!" Huangshan is the most famous place in Anhui province. Of all the mountains in china, to be found in the south of Anhui province, is probably the most famous. The strange pines, absurd stones, sea of...

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Gerri S

2018-03-31 18:38:48

"Not for the fainthearted but a must do" I am fairly scared of heights but managed although I didn't go right to the edge on some viewing platforms.It is quite a process to get up there. It is about 1 hour drive in from Shanghai and...

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Cheeyang O

2018-03-28 00:09:41

"Not what I expected" We stay at the hostel near Tunxi bus terminal the day before, there are buses there to get to Tangkou, once there you have to change to a shuttle bus to get to Huangshan itself. I went during the...

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Tiuva

2018-03-24 12:26:24

"Amazing in any weather - but plan your tour carefully: crowds and LOTS of stairs!" Seeing pictures of Mt. Huangshan should not leave anyone in doubt that this is a must-see if you are travelling in this part of the country. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking - and this is comig...

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ZhaoXiuMei

2018-03-21 04:34:44

"love the pine trees" It was on a fine sunny afternoon when we had a half day tour of Huang Shan. We took a cable car up at the eastern Yungu stop and all the way up the scenery was spectacular. It was a shame we could...

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Jenifer K

2018-03-20 00:27:17

"Disappointed with the Rain...." First, I'm sure people had a much better experience than we did because it rained the WHOLE TIME during our 4 hour hike. Sure we were super JEALOUS that the pictures looked better than when we saw it...

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Muditha L

2018-02-27 02:44:56

"Best out of best" I don't have an any single word of unsatisfactory. I enjoyed very well. This is what I called amazing

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Robert M

2018-02-21 23:49:47

"Quick visit in cloudy weather" Spectacular views no matter the weather! We went during rainy weather and tight clouds, yet the mountains and pines were just amazing. However, the amount of people is just insane. We were standing...

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rhinoth

2018-02-11 17:14:41

"Trip from Shanghai to Yellow Mountains" First, let me say that the Huangshan Scenic Area known as the Yellow Mountains, is great! After the bus parks down below, you take a large cable car to the top. From there, you walk (or climb) the...

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lesniwara

2018-02-09 23:45:51

"Cloud view" I would say it is an absolute must and the views you get over the clouds and over the surrounding valleys are amazing. You should expect clouds as that is part of the view

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jasekiz

2018-02-01 21:04:25

"Winter Wonderland" There’s no other place that comes to mind quite as much as Huangshan does when you think of China in the winter. While the other cities offer activities and food that don’t differ too much during...

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GaryAttew

2018-02-01 10:58:46

"Toursbylocals Nature H" We visited the Huangshan mountains and used Toursbylocals. We spent 4 days and three nights exploring the mountain area with our private guide Nature H. This tour was an amazing experience and Nature...

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Jessica Y

2018-02-01 04:26:15

"Heaven on earth" We went in the winter and planned to hike, but they strongly suggested us to take the cable car up due to icy conditions on the steps. The view from above was breathtaking, and after a few uphill...

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Wilkinsons

2018-01-22 11:17:50

"Spectacular sight but quite demanding!" Dress well as it is quite cool in November on the top of the mountain. Beautiful vista. Pathway is very good but there are lots of stairs to manage, especially coming back from the restaurant. Not...

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calamarie19

2018-01-17 22:42:26

"Very good tour" We had a great tour guide and visited the mountain which was breathtaking. Lots of climb but each climb you get a surprise view. Nice view but depending on weather

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Maria L

2018-01-16 22:17:42

"Incredible" Those mountains are around 5 hours from Shanghai. They are amazing and the views incredibles! Is like you are in a sea of clouds. We went in November and was really cold, I can not imagine in the...

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Chiara N

2018-01-10 06:31:13

"Nice mountain... horribly managed and stormed by tourists!" To start with the positive aspect: the yellow mountains are a spectacular sight with serene landscapes, heart-stopping heights and beautiful rock formations. It could all be so enchanting... were it...

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Anle_Lizaso

2018-01-05 19:35:37

"Very scenic" The amazing view will definitely take your breath away. It is really recommended to stay a night at one of the hotels in the mountain to catch the sunrise. Beautiful.

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ncynat

2018-01-04 17:05:02

"Amazing" Love the mountain. The mountain have diffrent look from each corner of the location. Tips before going up to the mountain : bring small backpack with snacks/food, water, so you wont get tired too...

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Stellavolvo

2018-01-02 04:52:28

"Beautiful cloudy mountain." We were here in December. It was wet & chilly at the top of the mountain. But with the pine trees & cloudy top is definitely worth the effort to climb the mountain

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Kevin_Chan9898

2018-01-01 06:04:27

"Excellent hike up" We visited in Winter where there were less tourists and tour groups, and managed to catch moments of serenity in the mountains. It was not as cold as we had feared. We stayed in Tangkou for easy...

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csmaylee

2017-12-20 15:33:02

"Picturesque and Breathtaking view" We are family of 9 recently visited Huangshan with guide, Nature. Thanks to Nature who has spent 4 days with us, visited Tunxi, Huangshan, Hotspring, Hongcun, Nanping. It was off-peak season, so we...

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Michele S

2017-12-20 10:31:55

"Not for us!" Me and my 18 year old son put a lot of effort, time and money getting to Huangshan Mountain. We went up the Eastern stairs and stayed overnight in Xihi hotel (very good hotel). The view is beautiful...

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Au_and_Family

2017-12-20 04:28:55

"An Enjoyable Private Tour to Huangshan with Responsible Guide, Tony" Our private tour in early Dec for five ladies started with Tony meeting us at the fast train station and then followed by a delicious hearty lunch after a 4 and a half hour flight to Shanghai and a...

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Eli m

2017-12-08 23:58:13

"Great" We stayed in a hotel at the bottom on the mountain in the "scenic area", it was really easy to get a bus there. We decided to get the cable car from the bottom (65y) then walk the rest of the way...

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Jacqueline S

2017-12-03 10:27:19

"Wow-- what a Pilgrimage!" Words are inedequate for such a sacred site! You could watch all its stunning angles from videos, see gorgeous photos from friends, people's recounts and amazing stories--- nothing can be close to...

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SShanghai

2017-12-02 16:40:15

"Beyond belief for an experience " I have seen many photos of Huangshan Mountain but they will never do it justice as compared to being there. I just returned from 2 days on the mountain and really benefiting from going out of peak...

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ShifuWong

2017-11-20 08:01:59

"Shifu Wong-Kuala Lumpur" Huangshan-黄山- Top Highest Peak is Lian Hua Fong-莲花峰 which is 1864.8m & the Second Highest Peak is Guangmingding-光明顶..It takes around 8hrs to start climbing the mountain from Tangkou Town to & fro...

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Srinivas R

2017-11-19 21:18:45

"Beautiful mountains " Tips: 1.Check the weather before you visit, usually it is cloudy. We went on 2days, first day was cloudy and second day was bright and clear. Weather is very very important. 2.Buy the sticks(2yuan...

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Hans H

2017-11-19 01:22:35

"Great weekend away, in the mountains" Spend a great weekend scaling the Yellow Mountains . Arriving late at night 5+ hours drive from Shanghai, stayed in the Haizhou International hotel and after a typical local breakfast took the bus to...

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Susan T

2017-11-16 16:47:17

"Exploring Huangshan- tips for the Seniors" Do make a trip to Huangshan when you are fit. Huangshan Tourism has done much to make Huangshan accessible to tourists - a wonderful job! We a group of 10 seniors (aged between 55 and 75) had a...

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Torry75

2017-11-14 02:42:57

"Stunning scenery, unique part of the world" I spent two nights up the mountain in mid November and the scenery was absolutely stunning. I walked up with my guide "Libby" from China highlights and she was fantastic. A word of warning walking...

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AndrewM_8

2017-11-13 05:31:33

"Gorgeous, stunning, etc., etc.!" The Yellow Mountains are in a sense the Chinese equivalent of Yosemite National Park in the U.S.--a place where landscape painters and photographers go to prove their merit. Huangshan predated...

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XJH-DT

2017-11-11 22:08:02

"Relax fun outing " When with friends with young children, overall well organise area, there is tour agency for small group or free and easy group .. there is experience guides to seek help as route in huangshan can be...

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Meriyn

2017-11-09 23:13:08

"Spectacular mountain scenery" Huang Shan is absolutely unforgettable, but be prepared for the hordes of tours with guides whose commentary is amplified and when they are not talking, they play music!! The Chinese don't seem to...

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Amy P

2017-11-09 11:55:44

"Huangshan sunrise/sunset" One of my best day hiking spot. Stayed at Beihai hotel for 2 nights. Close to Sunset/sunrise access points. Easy to navigate on hiking routes as they were clearly labelled in Chinese and English. Not...

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JC505

2017-11-02 05:06:41

"Prepare Yourself" The amount of tourists is unbelievable, and they as groups are not gracious by any means. This was also mid-week, non-holiday - just cannot imagine what it would be like otherwise (more unbearable...

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Frederique M

2017-10-29 02:17:05

"Picturesque natural landscape" A lot of peculiarly-shaped pines and rocks with famous scenic spots. Opportunities to discover wonderful scenes when clouds are disappearing. Of course views are weather-dependent and you can see...

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yuvalbs

2017-10-29 00:29:56

"Great views" Great view only for good hikers (lots of stairs up and down) however highly recommended. Required planing. It has long tracks. And short tracks. The views of the east side are more attractive. Can...

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GypsyGirl37

2017-10-19 23:11:03

"3-day Essence of Huangshan tour" We booked a private tour through china highlights website. Our agent Zac was tremendously helpful in making the arrangements, customizing the tour to meet our desires and super prompt in replying to...

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purple-lallang

2017-10-18 21:18:11

"Foggy visit at Mt Huangshan" Stayed for 2N on mountain top. It rained on the lst day and was cloudy for most of the 2nd day. Took the Yungu cableway up (as well as down mountain) and hike the eastern area to our hotel at xihai...

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gabylu

2017-10-17 17:33:33

"Impressive" Nice experience , with the cable car and a good climbing of more than a mile . Should be very impressive to see but we were surrounding by fog that day , so there is not much to see.

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Agne_Masionyte

2017-10-11 18:40:41

"Be careful " We went to the Huangshan mountain by bus from Huangshan city and then we took a bus from Tunxi station straight to the mountain. At the Tunxi station we payed double and we were told it is "up pand...

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Mumgoodchilli

2017-10-11 05:59:18

"Dreamy, not incredibly busy. Stunning" I travelled alone and had a wonderful time. I was advised to walk from the west cable car to the east and thought it great as I walked away from the sun. I did get lost but no matter, it was all...

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GeorgeMocea

2017-10-07 15:54:36

"Awesome view on good weather" TIMING: The hikes could take hours and hours so i suggest taking more then one full day to see all the spots, peaks. We haven’t had time to visit the Village and half the trails. Be careful if you...

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John F

2017-09-25 15:47:38

"Superb scenery" The mountain and the views are exceptional, even in fairly inclement weather. The prospect of a sunrise or sunset is alluring but seldom witnessed. Definitely worthwhile nonetheless. Things you...

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Jonas P

2017-09-24 13:11:02

"Awesome Experience" The view is spectacular. The journey/trek to the mountain-top hotel was just an awesome experience. The only down side to me was the food from the hotel.

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Brent S

2017-09-23 02:02:19

"Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) - excellent destination in China" I highly recommend this national park, if you have a few days to spare in China. The mountains, rock formations, and cloud formations create breath-taking scenery. If you do not speak Mandarin, I...

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abkafka

2017-09-15 22:03:45

"Awesome beauty" Worth the visit and truly beautiful. Highly recommend if you want to see some beautiful mountains. But be ready to walk a lot of stairs.

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Michael C

2017-09-14 07:45:08

"Beautiful views..." ... but only if you go outside of weekends and public holidays. Mayhem otherwise, where you'll spend at least 5 hours on the mountain jostling with 15,000 people. That said, the views are breath...

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m0untainandlakes

2017-09-13 21:47:16

"Scenery is very beautiful - just like a classical chinese painting!" We went on our 1st trip to Huangshan in June 2017 on a package tour from Singapore. Stayed 1 night on the mountain top. We only saw pine trees but not the mountain view as it was rained out on day 1...

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JPCH

2017-09-11 22:46:15

"The Yellow Mountain is like Heaven Resort" I went to Mt Huangshan in July 2007 with my Chinese friend from Cixi. We went from Shanghai to Hangzhou & then to Huangshan. We stayed at the foot of the mountain. We spent full day the next day to...

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Stuart B

2017-09-10 21:30:26

"Amazing Landscape" Second visit up teh mountain, not as much hiking around, but as usual, spectacular. No cloud sea this time, but still beautiful.

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GAservice

2017-09-10 15:21:21

"Amazing views but it is a hike and hotels are not the best" This was an amazing trip and truthfully it deserves 5 stars but the only reason I did not is because of the hotel and way they managed the mountain. Let me explain: The hikes and paths are very well...

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harrytrekking

2017-08-30 01:15:43

"Arrange a guide" I stayed in the city of Huangshan. I booked a guide for this experience. The company I used was ChinaXianTours. Even though they are based in Xian they easily sourced me a guide in another...

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footy8

2017-08-25 01:36:04

"Very Disappointing Tour at High Cost! " I booked a 1 day Viator bus tour which turned out to be an escorted guide to the mountain area cost of $400 AUD for 1 adult and 2 kids. I was picked up from my hotel by an English speaking guide in...

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Mjpscotland

2017-08-21 00:34:19

"Great place to visit" We are a family of four adults and as part of our three week tour of china visited Huangshan. We had a great tour guide and visited the mountain which was breathtaking. And on 2 no Day visited two...

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t16mytm

2017-08-20 05:38:08

"Perfect view and weather" Lots of climb but each climb you get a surprise view. Nice view. However, depending on weather, you may climb and not get a view due to hazy cloudy weather

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Drbinoche

2017-08-14 01:36:36

"Breathtaking" Our trip to Yellow Mountain was one of the highlights of our honeymoon in China. The tour group had this trip as one of our main excursions and it was definitely worth it. While I love hill-walking...

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Mary H

2017-08-13 19:14:12

"Must see if for no reason but say you have been there!" Full disclosure, we took a train to Huangshan on a Saturday afternoon and departed on Sunday and it rained and stormed the entire time we were on the mountain. You should expect clouds as that is...

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Bugra_AO

2017-08-10 07:15:05

"Wonderful" I think here the nature is more than perfect, no need to describe it. Just be careful about the time needed for each track and closing times of cable cars The whole area is good equipped with cable...

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thielhannah

2017-08-10 01:40:56

"Stunning view" We actually hiked up to the first cable car (on the right of the mountains) for about 3 hours, then took the cable car and hiked for another 4 hours in the mountains. I can be quite exhausting if you...

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Ayellet T

2017-08-08 22:21:30

"Don't go if the weather is not good" We went on a rainy day & poor visibility, & it was a total waste of time & money, because it costs deerly (entrance fee- 800 yuan, transport from Tunxi & back - 350 yuan, transport from Tungkao to...

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309bernardt

2017-07-31 19:07:31

"Breath taking views" Although not easy to figure out which hotel to choose for your reservation, you should plan your stay according to how many days (ideally it should be 2-3 days) you want to be up in the mountains...

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Carrie R

2017-07-31 08:50:16

"Everyone should hike this mountain once." This was the highlight of our China trip. I can't begin to talk about the majesty of the view and how fun it was to hike around the peaks. Everyone who plans to visit China must make it to the...

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Steven H

2017-07-29 03:11:55

"An experience so spectacular like no other." I was caught beyond words and marveled at the beauty of the mountain. I spent close to 4 hours to hike the mountain and each corner offered such an amazing view that I was simply awed by its...

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Piyawan2014

2017-07-22 21:58:12

"Incredible trip" There were 3 cable points rising the Mt , ours were Yu ping which is not the highest we recommend to use the highest (can't remember the name) and walk along the way down but is more crowded than Yu...

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Kushagra P

2017-07-21 00:23:00

"Solo trip to Mt.Huangshan for 2N/3D, great experience in July with local guide Nature HSU." Mt Huangshan is a stunning beauty. No wonder Avatar, the film was inspired by it. I recommend staying on the mountain top for 1 night at least - Hotel Xihai is a good bet. I enjoyed my stay there...

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Peppertaz

2017-07-20 18:30:54

"Beautiful and Amazing" So we were lucky enough to come on a day when the mountain wasn't that crowded and not very cold either as the sun was out. One of the lifts on the other side of the mountain was closed for repairs...

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james z

2017-07-12 21:07:47

"The best Mountain in China. " This is my third time to Mt Huangshan (Yellow Mountain). Last two was in 1987 and 1988 when I was still in college in Shanghai. We are luck this time as the day before it was pouring hard and the sky...

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Geoff G

2017-07-10 13:54:51

"Fantastic visit the day AFTER Golden Week" We were a group of 5 that visited on Oct 8 and 9. Apparently, the day previous, there were something like 50,000 people, which does not sound fun at all. On the other, when we went it was relatively...

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Mayank A

2017-07-10 00:52:39

"Must Visit" By far the best mountains I have seen, the scenic beauty is on another level, feels like you are in heavens especially with the clouds below you, easily the highlight of my 15 days China Trip. Mt...

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Mount. Huangshan and Ancient Village Tour
Huangshan, Anhui, China
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3 Days
29 Persons
Chinese/English
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Brief

Mount Huang, also known as Huangshan (黄山; Yellow Mountain), is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan Pine trees, and views of the clouds from above. Mount Huang is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography.

Tour Detail

Day 1: Arrive in Huangshan City (downtown Tunxi) before 14:00 and then transfer to car ride (90KM/1.5 hours) to Mt.Huangshan. Hike and sight-see over Begin-to-believe Peak, Lion Peak and West-sea Grand Canyon. Stay at a 4-star hotel in peak area.

Day 2: Weather permitting,watch the sunrise. Go on hiking and sight-seeing along Fly-over Rock, tBright Summit, Giant-fish Peak, Lotus Peak, Guest-greeting Pine, Heavenly CapitalPeak, etc. Stay at a 4-star hotel in hot-spring spa hub of Mt.Huangshan or travel back to the ancient town Yixi in the evening and taste the amazing Hui cuisine and stay in an ancient-like Huizhou architecture style resort beside Qishu Lake.

Day 3: Go to China best Fengshui picturesque Hongcun village to explore the ancient   residences and its unique buffalo-shape irrigation system . Come back to the downtown Tunxi to visit Ink-stick Workshop and Tunxi Old Street before departure.

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Price Detail

1. Ticket fee:(Mountain entrance fee+cable car<double –way>+Hongcun Village entrance + other villages <by discount and include Foreigner-pass fee>) 2. Transportation:SUV business van/shuttle bus + a driver)for 3 days < include the fuel, toll fee and scenic-spot shuttle bus fee > p.s.: Car rent is charged by distance, not size and bigger car indicates more comfort and space for your luggage  

3. Accommodation:

1>. 1st Night: Xihai Hotel <north building, buffet breakfast inclusive, standard twin room

2>. 2nd Night: Hongcun Qishu Lake Resort <2 buffet breakfasts inclusive + service fee, lake-view bedroom>

3>. Two hygiene and special local meals 

What excludes:

1. One lunch and one dinner on Huangshan summit

2. Tips for the guide/driver

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

R9204DTjamese

2019-10-10 10:39:27

"Mt Huangshan tour with Nature Hsu " After seeing pictures of Huangshan mountain I was really keen to visit the area, I found tour guide Nature Hsu on sites like tours by locals and trip advisor, and was able to speak directly with him...

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Sezza_sAR

2019-09-18 01:02:33

"Stunning views,worth the challenging hike up" There are a few options available for getting up to the mountain.You will see many blue buses with elephants on them,they are the buses that take you to either side of the mountain,depending on where...

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LibbySwan97

2019-09-14 09:41:52

"Magical Scenery" Beautiful place, need a full day if not longer. Do not visit on public holiday- absolute madness! Worth a trip.

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julo972

2019-09-12 19:01:52

"Beautifull National Park" Huge, well maintained and clean, tracks maintained as in an urban setting (with stone surfaced trails). Clear direction signs. Helpfull personnel. Visited all the time by many groups with some...

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r1karegina

2019-08-29 19:36:02

"Most beautiful mountain but not easy to hike " We took long journey to arrived here. 5 hours driving car direct to mountain, 20 mins bus to entrance (price RMB 38/one way), 1 hours queue for ticketing, 10 mins cable car (price RMB 160/one way...

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heather1397

2019-08-23 23:23:38

"Pretty, but busy" Firstly, it’s very expensive. After getting the ticket into the mountain you have to get a bus ticket too (why it’s not included in the price I don’t know) and 2 bus tickets are needed - one up the...

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KLTOH

2019-08-20 16:05:16

"Magnificent view. Tough hike though" Spent 1 and half day in Mt Huangshan. Awsome view. We were lucky as the sky was clear and we could catch a a good view of this magnificent mountain. The journey is tough though as had to conquer the...

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fashionsportsgal

2019-08-16 05:06:59

"Beautiful and challenging" This park is beautiful. The options of getting to the top via one of two sets of seemingly never ending stairs makes for a good start. The park is full of tourists, so be prepared, however, it is...

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YauBaby

2019-08-14 11:06:07

"Absolutely stunning" This is a place that I have dreamed of visiting since I was a small kid. Now in my forties with my own teenage children, I finally make it to Yellow Mountain. And it certainly did not disappoint. The...

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455andyn

2019-08-12 02:29:08

"Go early or stay overnight!" We stayed overnight at the Beihai Hotel as part of an organised private guided tour and really enjoyed the views from the mountain top viewpoints. For western tourists I’d recommend a tour guide as...

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nancyhanksnewyorker

2019-08-11 06:38:09

"If you are headed down late in the day on foot, take a flash light" A breathtaking place. I think it's a must-see for anyone visiting this area of ​​China. I am spending a lot of time on this trip (4 hours by car from Nanjing), but it is worth it. The climb to the...

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Celeste B

2019-08-09 07:27:22

"Beautiful mountains - 1 day was enough for me" Really beautiful mountains! I went up the Yuping cable car which had great views and then hiked around from 8:30am to 4:30pm. There are stairs everywhere so it’s more just walking up stairs than...

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CFLBAL321

2019-08-06 14:05:00

"Huangshan Mountain" Huangshan Mountain is beautiful. I spent two days there around mid-autumn festival. Did the climb from the bottom on the east side on day 1, starting in rain which moved out to beautiful weather up...

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713nicov

2019-08-04 01:31:25

"Very impressive" It was very hot weather. Though the travel guides mention it is always extremely busy, this was not our experience. If you are from outside China take enough cash with you as creditcards were not...

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SX1390

2019-07-01 08:43:34

"Accessible and friendly people" Transport - Took public bus from HSR and the bus driver explained (in Chinese) what to look out for in the cities, including scams. To summarise, only public buses (big blue buses) are allowed up to...

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530heinert

2019-06-30 14:36:49

"Incredible Scenery" When we visited we got into rain but with the low hanging clouds and the peaks reaching out the scenery was so beautiful, I can’t imagine a sunny day could make it better.

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AndreaD1990

2019-06-29 19:14:51

"Gorgeous views" My most favorite experience in China, absolutely incredible views. Be warned, even a day trip will require hours of hiking with steep/narrow trails. We passed quite few very small children and...

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bibianaRuedaB

2019-06-05 22:14:02

"Awesome place!! " The huangshan mountain is really worthy it to visit, the entrance fee is 180 rmb and depending and how much you want to walk be willing to invest some money in cable cars ( 90 rmb each, there are 3...

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VM K

2019-06-05 18:28:50

"Breath taking place - definitely worth to go" Finally I got a chance to visit Huangshan, a place I wanted to visit for a long time. I'm glad there is cable car now. That means people can choose to climb/hike up the mountain or take the cable...

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WL-S-LW

2019-06-04 21:55:00

"Great spot to be away from the city" Went to Mount Huangshan during the end of may period. Ascended the mountain using the back mountain route and there was little to no tourists. Most of them were coming down after climbing up from the...

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TanSuo T

2019-06-03 03:13:36

"Get Lost in the Beauty of Nature" There was once a famous Ming Dynasty geographer named Xu Xiake who said: "It is not worth seeing other mountains if you have been to the Five Great Mountains; and it is not worth seeing the Five...

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Chris P

2019-05-31 23:36:03

"Always adventurous, no matter the weather" This was my first walk “up” Huangshan - all my other visits were by cable car. We went up the eastern stairway at the Yungu Cable Station. Basically, it went straight up, although it did get s bit...

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F5047VLroberts

2019-05-30 00:09:23

"Amazing Adventure " Spent two days there with my extended family, we stayed overnight, the view are amazing, so many tracks and different experiences , they have cable cars and chair lifts , a benefit it you have good...

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MJT0813

2019-05-29 09:21:16

"The artwork you've seen comes to life on Mount Huangshan" Mount Huangshan is a picturesque, classic Chinese gem. Located in the Anhui province, it boasts a chain of mountains, plant life and air, representative of China's better geography and climate. Many...

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HemisphereRambler

2019-05-28 12:41:08

"Excellent, beautiful experience. Thank you Nature Hsu!" Do yourself a favor and hire a good Chinese guide if you plan to visit and hike the Huangshan Mountain area. I found Nature Hsu on TripAdvisor as well as other websites and contacted him to arrange a...

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luaester

2019-05-26 20:29:21

"BREATHTAKING" I hiked Mt Huangshan by myself and explored as much as I could in a day and a half and I loved every single moment! The canyon is amazing, so are the clouds and vegetation! Sunrise and sunset are...

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furby43

2019-05-21 21:19:26

"Huangshan hiking " A lot of pre planning in terms of hiking routes is required as different cable cars would take you to a different point. All in three cable car stations. You need to get your tickets right, bus,cable...

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alisonschulte

2019-05-18 07:14:43

"Beautiful Views" Incredible views. Entirely paved though and very crowded with tourists. Worth the trip, but wouldn’t spend more than one day on the mountain.

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juliebun

2019-05-10 18:24:58

"Amazing visit to a Chinese brush painting come to life - thanks to my amazing guide Nature Hsu." I wanted to visit Huangshan, but I couldn't find an affordable tour as I was by myself, but then I came across 'tours by locals' and Nature Hsu. He was the perfect guide, organized everything...

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Ecoaggie08

2019-05-07 17:19:23

"8 miles of Wonder!" Wow! Do this hike. Do this hike. Do this hike. I have never been so amazed by such striking beauty as these mountains provide. The cost to get there is 19¥ pp each way by shuttle bus. Park entry fee...

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Bearsux

2019-05-07 09:57:15

"Huangshan" We booked a China tour with China Highlights, we strongly recommend using them as a tour agency. We had a multiple city tour that was prepared by Lily Guo one of the China Highlights agents. She was...

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PuiPW

2019-05-06 18:10:27

"Unforgettable 3-day 2-night visit to Huangshan with knowledgeable guide Nature Hsu" We were a relatively big group, over 10 travelers. We had planned our trip for over a year. Due to our tight itinerary in China, we had only 3-night, 2 full days in Huangshan area. Our guide Nature...

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BretM120

2019-05-01 07:30:05

"Spend 1-2 days here max" Mt. Huangshan is a great workout if you take the stairs. I love walking up lots of stairs for a great workout but it can get pretty crowded. If you don’t want to do 3 hours of stairs then you should...

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northern_99

2019-04-19 23:23:05

"Go to the North Peak Only" The other peaks are not as nice and your walking for another 6 hrs,for no appreciable gain. You have to come down the same way you went up.More damn stairs,oh my knees!!!! WAAAAAA.

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Joerg H

2019-04-19 03:54:41

"Gorgeous" A different an great view every step you take. Only negative is domestic tourists with loud speakers !!

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Bradley L

2019-04-18 02:21:24

"Stunning scenery but be prepare to do lots of hiking" You can expect beautiful scenery at every corner and every turn. It is very mesmerizing. You must be prepare to hike 3-4 to get to enjoy it though. You you have difficulty hiking or hate climbing...

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Gareth R

2019-04-13 16:34:52

"Fabulous " Accessible for everyone Take bus from Tangkou. Going up east and coming down west is best route. Many peaks to climb and all are beautiful. There are many routes available and clearly signposted...

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WengKeeLeong

2019-04-04 04:23:13

"beautiful but very rugged trekking" Would like to describe how we got up here. From the Huangshan North High Speed Railway Station, once you get out of the station, turn right and head for the adjoining Transport Hub to take a bus (RMB...

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Houstonian88

2019-04-03 06:47:02

"Great paths, bus and cable car service " Must qualify that we went on a Wednesday, with threat of afternoon rain in the PM, which probably meant that we had lower than usual crowds. The infrastructure is similar to most Chinese National...

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Wei Kwan N

2019-03-31 07:58:08

"China bucket list - Huangshan" The Huangshan mountains is one of those places where you have to experience at least once in your lifetime, so do put this down on your bucket list together with Sequioa National Park, the South...

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Irene_singapore09

2019-03-15 05:36:51

"Great time to visit Huangshan" This is really a great time to visit Huangshan where it is not so crowded. We did the tour on our own and it was not difficult. Also advise that it is better to stay in hotels in the mountain so that...

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moslerka

2019-03-12 17:27:15

"Don't miss this nature beauty" I came to this place first weekend in March. It was rainy and foggy, but still worth to visit. Tip: Check the weather forecast in advance. I came from Hangzhou city by HSR to Huangshan North...

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Joelishzz

2019-02-26 23:40:48

"Winterfell at Huangshan" For me the best time to visit Huangshan is winter. It’s so beautiful when all the mountains was covered with snow. Don’t forget to bring winter hiking gear because its so slippery. So freezing cold...

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doctorbobster

2019-02-12 03:44:58

"A Singular Experience; Dress Accordingly in Winter" Mt. Huangshan is as beautiful as any U.S. national park. The sunrise is classic and singular. The landscape is dramatic and clouds descending between the peaks can be magical. Can be. Before...

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Xatriaz

2019-01-20 23:02:21

"Cold and kind of mystical view on winter" During my visit early of January, its keep raining (not heavy rain thou). This cause the weather a bit cold and misty. Cannot see much during the cable car ride and the hike. Most scenery cover by...

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TimothyD922

2019-01-20 03:12:08

"Worth the climb" I’ve been to this mountain twice and both visits were very different because the weather was different. The climb and the decent are not for the faint of heart but totally worth it. We stayed on the...

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Wsea3h

2019-01-19 02:28:13

"Nicer when being up there" Our own trip with no tour guide. When I was at the base, I thought people were touting for this Huangshan. It was just another mountain. But after going out of the Yungu Cable Car, I started to see...

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jim l

2019-01-15 15:18:45

"Yellow Mountain" Absolutely fantastic scenery. We went off season so not so crowded but some paths were closed for maintenance. If staying near the cable car, best to get up early before all the people come out...

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lklai

2019-01-12 00:03:59

"Love the beautiful scenery in Huangshan" We were at Huangshan in the beginning of winter, December 5th 2018. Our guide, Mr Thomas Gao, brought us on a hike to the Grand Canyon of Huangshan. Along the way we were really mesmerised by the...

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Babydove2

2018-12-19 03:44:49

"Winter Hike in Huangshan" In winter, there are not too many tourists. Even nearly half of the mountains are closed, the rest of it looks beautiful with snow. The staff working up the mountains tried their best in sweeping...

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Don D

2018-12-06 14:08:27

"Don't go w/o a guide or guidance ahead of time" Wonderful place to go if you like mountains and trekking. But it is inaccessible except by foot after you take a cable car. There are no flat surfaces and the trek to the hotels is a very arduous...

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J Y

2018-12-06 02:40:16

"Beautiful mountain range, but way too many people" I have great pictures from my time at Huangshan, and not-so-great memories. It is overrun. I know this because I went in November during low season, and it was overrun then. The crowd at my sunrise...

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thiamalan

2018-12-02 08:43:53

"Extraordinary mountains and trees" We spent two days and one night within the area of natural beauty. It was breathtaking. We walked from the cable car station via the Buddhist temple and all the way up to the second highest peak...

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catherinek934

2018-11-26 01:39:03

"A must " Visited 5 times and its beauty still stuns me. Cable car and monorail makes a trip easy. I would recommend you to stay on the mountain one night and at spa hotel the last night.

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makaan

2018-11-24 17:31:55

"Must visit place!" We went at the beginning of winter in Nov. It was definitely a different feel experiencing the beautiful and mystical scenery up in the mountains compared to seeing it in photos. The brown and green...

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Mactraveller303

2018-11-21 05:09:47

"No 1 Mountain under Heaven" Don't miss this extraordinary mountain. It's to travel inside a Chinese painting - an absolute wow. You can join an organised tour or buy a ready made package. By far the best is to tailor make your...

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DavidASU

2018-11-14 19:04:18

"The best hiking & most gorgeous mountain views ever" This trip was planned for more than a year. It was planned in April/May this year but got delayed and finally decided on Nov. 4. We entered the mountain area the next day but it was raining. With...

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Chris P

2018-11-08 14:15:19

"Always great to be on Yellow Mountain" Another delightful trip up Yellow Mountain. We had ages from 7 to 60 in our group. Be warned - there are lots of stairs and your legs will feel it afterwards! We expected rain for our 2 days - but...

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Travel41095373247

2018-11-04 15:57:14

"Great experience...Must visit!" My partner and I booked a private tour with China Highlights to Huangshan which included the Yellow Mountain. It was absolutely awesome! This trip is a must for anyone who is looking for adventure in...

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Arrie_Schoeman

2018-11-04 13:41:52

"Another tickmark from my bucket list" Yellow mountain (Huangshan) is the most famous mountain in China. Amasing mountain. If you enjoy being in the mountains this is a must go. But to see all the attractions of this mountains you need...

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Martin O

2018-10-29 22:40:04

"Incredible..but be prepared!" My wife and I went towards the end of October. I think we got extremely lucky because the weather was stunning. We climbed up the Eastern side, stayed in Baiyun, which is fine considering everything...

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Bill S

2018-10-29 15:13:56

"You have to see these mountains." We spent one night in the mountains in Sept.. A bit of a trek to get there but well worth it. We left our suitcases at a hotel at the bottom and packed an overnight bag. A 25 minute shuttle bus...

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Anthony S

2018-10-27 16:41:04

"Must visit mountain" We took the New White Goose Gondola to the top of the mountain and walked the trails for the afternoon. Spectacular mountain scenery but we were there with not a cloud in the sky. Even with cloud it...

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whitlamabroad

2018-10-23 21:26:24

"Worth the effort" We visited the park over two days. We stayed in a hotel at the top of the mountain. The views were beautiful. The weather was brilliant for walking. Sunny but cool. We took the Taipang cable car...

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Linn H

2018-10-19 01:35:23

"Beautiful hike despite crowds" We visited Huangshan in october, weather was a bit chilly at the top and one day rainy but the autumn colours were amazing! We walked up the back side of the mountain, walked around Xihai canyon...

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SebastienHV

2018-10-14 15:36:49

"Must in china" If you don’t have time to go to Zhangjiajie you can’t miss this activity that suppose to be ideally done in automn or spring for colors and temperature. If it’s a little cloudy it’s can be even...

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Teresa V

2018-10-12 09:09:34

"Amazing but expensive" My friends and I visited this place in 1 day and we all thought 1 days wasn't enough. To do the full hike (included canyon and not taking the cable ride), 2 days with an overnight stay at one of the...

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zzxyz2016

2018-10-03 01:02:53

"Beautiful Yellow Mountain tour with Sinorama 11 days" I am the luckiest last group of 46 people went with Sinorama 11 days tour, started from Beijing for 3 days, then speed train to Suzhou 1 day, Hangzhou 1 day, Yellow Mountain 2 days, Shanghai 3 days...

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janehorn

2018-09-30 03:06:50

"sightseeing private tour with viator Mount Huangshan (local tour operator: Visit our China)" This private tour to mount huangshan was awesome. The local tour operator; Visit Our China, English guide name; Aaron (spelling) Liu was excellent. His English was good. He is super friendly...

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Maps814542

2018-09-25 19:15:13

"A breath taking area" I had a very clear day, a sunny day , I enjoyed very much from the views. Definitely one of the most beautifull mountain- areas I have ever visited. Plan your routes carefully, the directions on...

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Synthomer

2018-09-23 02:44:31

"Spectacular - but avoid weekends and holidays!" Huangshan was extremely crowded on the weekend we visited (admittedly the Monday was a major public holiday) to the point of claustrophobia! Would recommend a very early start if you're planning a...

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Ray S

2018-09-19 14:50:29

"Incredible Place" Fantastic views, feels like the Top of The World. Need to be relatively fit as lots of stairs and steps.

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200Sparrow

2018-09-18 03:35:54

"Amazing Place!" We took the cable car to the top and as I am scared of heights, it was not my favourite journey, but it was worth it to get to the top! Incredible views even if you just get the cable car and don’t...

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G1784JNtraceys

2018-09-17 16:09:55

"Amazing ! A must do " This was part of our tour and absolutely stunning , one of the highlights of the trip. I’m scared of heights but glad I did and saw this. Cable car was an experience in itself haha ... views are...

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Iamvallu

2018-09-08 23:25:19

"Hammock! " Arrived around 9 oclock to Tangkouzhen and left all my extra stuff at a hostel for free. Took the mandatory trabsfer bus up to the ticket office on the west side and then proceeded to walk up. Hiking...

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soh_kien_peng

2018-09-07 19:24:32

"The arduous ascent" I came from Singapore with the intent to explore Jiangxi. When I was in Wuyuan, I met someone who just returned from Huangshan. After a short chat with him in our hostel, I decided to head to...

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trish06_11

2018-09-07 01:56:07

"travelling again" We did a trip to Yellow Mountain with our tour group. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and it was very cloudy when we went. The trip up the mountain in the gondola took about 10 minutes...

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Aurora09

2018-09-06 19:05:04

"Rainy Cloudy day, what a surprise" This is my second time coming to Mt Huangshan. First time was many years ago on a perfectly sunny day. This time, it was rainy, as the gondola ascended the mountain, we couldn't see a thing. I was...

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RayS1475

2018-09-06 15:40:57

"Chinese Adventure" Yellow Mountains are truly magnificent, the scenery is out of this world. Although you need to be fit as there is a lot of walking and stairs to fully appreciate it.

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Culture398249

2018-09-05 14:00:29

"Yellow Mountain Mt Huangshan" Any trip to China should include this area. Overnight stay on top of the mountain was part of a 19 day China Odyssey tour and definitely a highlight. A cable car takes you part way up then you walk...

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jordanmcalister99

2018-09-04 19:48:54

"Avoid on Summer or Holiday Weekends" I hate giving this site three circles, because it is actually a very beautiful place full of treasures. I feel that my experience here would have been more favorable had I not visited on the weekend...

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Julia_Tolmach

2018-09-01 20:54:19

"Lifetime experience" The weather in unpredictable. Don’t get disappointed if it’s foggy. It will disappear as fast as it came. But the views you will get are breathtaking. One of most beautiful mountain in China. Be...

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Rose M

2018-08-30 23:10:31

"Leg Day if you do not take the cable car" There were a lot of people going up the mountain, we had to wait in line for the cable car for quite some time but it was all worth it. The views were amazing. China is so wild, so scenic. Even...

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jyoti_13

2018-08-30 07:30:45

"Most beautiful mountains ever seen" We visited Huangshan recently.The mountains is located about one hour away from the city. It is very beautiful and huge.It is spread out over a large area and cannot be fathomed by the eyes. Our Tour...

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Millenium2016

2018-08-26 04:41:49

"Never seen a more romantic place !" Tourists arriving in the smog of Shanghai are sometimes disappointed not to have a glimpse of deep China. Well, the most beautiful place in China is about 3 hours by train. The yellow mountains are...

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Laura K

2018-08-20 18:32:49

"Huangshan in summer - how to beat the masses (for the most part)" So it happened to be August when we visited Mt Huang and despite having been travelling around the mainland for several weeks, this is where I got closest to losing it over being among crowds...

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OddNob

2018-08-20 04:47:22

"Stunning mountain that lives up to it's name!" Truly a magnificent mountain area! Stunning vistas, easy to navigate paths throughout the mountain range. Clean and well marked paths. Some paths not for the faint-hearted! Highly recommended to...

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Fedz2073

2018-08-18 23:25:16

"disappointing experience despite amazing views" These are not hiking mountains. You cannot go for hikes on normal paths as you are used to in Europe (or elsewhere), but have to follow concrete paths, wide enough for major groups of tourists to...

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David B

2018-08-13 16:10:01

"Beautiful Mountain - China Highlights and Tony were great!" As a professional photographer I’ve been using China Highlights for years to ensure I get the images I need. My needs are different than the average tourist and the guides always pick up on that...

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Leanne D

2018-08-13 01:46:42

"Weatern side - amazing Eastern side : crowded" We climbed up the very steep stairs of Hongshuan Mountain on the western side on Day 1. Although locals will tell you it takes 2-3 hrs - it was a 5 hour climb. Fortunately many rest stops on the way...

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Worldskarma

2018-08-10 01:21:01

"Run it up! Amazing Day trip!" Wow, this was one of three mountains that I saw in China. You will need a lot of power if you want to explore the mountain full by feet. Take the walk it is amazing! We spend about 12-13 hours in...

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Tommy N

2018-07-27 17:07:23

"Yellow Mountain Trip" Near the city center there are buses that take you to the west and east steps leading to the mountain. These buses cost 20 RMB each. We went to the east gate for the harder path. I recommend getting...

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caffienequeen

2018-07-27 15:20:40

"Once in a lifetime experience" If you are near this area of China you do not want to miss the Yellow Mountain. It was a bit tricky to get to and it cost 80 dollars per person but it was absolutely worth every penny! It is a lot of...

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Andy L

2018-07-25 01:03:40

"Majestic View" The mountain is HUGE, I mean really huge. Don't go up the mountain and come back using the same route. Take the cable car to at least halfway up/down unless you are a very experienced hiker. We...

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jccgt

2018-07-23 02:20:33

"Worth the experience" You have to take tons of steps though - so you will be VERY thirsty! Yet it was gorgeous. I really enjoyed the hiking

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Guillaume M

2018-07-16 11:48:01

"a breathtaking scene" we took the cable car up to arrive on many narrow paths amongst the cliffs. It was a rainy and foggy day, which at first was a bit disappointing because we couldn't see much of the mountains or...

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John T

2018-07-16 00:50:16

"Fantastic weekend trip" We took the train from Shanghai, stayed overnight in Huangshan and then got a taxi to the park. There is a bus up the mountain and then a cable car to do the main part of the elevation up the...

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Peter O

2018-07-09 14:28:39

"Stunning scenery" We took a bus from the gates of the national park to the foot of the Austrian-designed cable car to reach close to the summit of yellow mountain. From here it is still a reasonably energetic walk to...

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Laurence_not_larry

2018-07-09 10:51:56

"so beautiful" Took the cable car up and down with a 5 hour walk in between. The mountains are so beautiful and walking around them a really wonderful experience. The walk is strange to western visitors as...

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lize2512

2018-06-26 17:15:19

"Beautiful landscape" I went here with a colleague and it was absolutely beautiful. There are steps the whole way up so we did it in sneakers. I can definitely recommend people going, it was a grand experience. We stayed...

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Paul E

2018-06-25 22:53:56

"Its a little off the beaten track but well worth it, A great little hike" We have done a fair bit of trekking across the world and the Yellow Mountain holds it's own for scenery and diversity. It's a lite weight trek with very well made paths and signposts.Cable cars run...

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Thomas A

2018-06-24 03:54:43

"Yellow Mountain" You have to depend on what you meet with. First you have to use the cable car to climb up the mountain. On the ascend, you will enjoy the picturesque view. The weather may be sunny, cloudy or rainy...

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ch00nh0wh

2018-06-23 18:32:18

"Must go (but minimal fitness= to climb 8-10 flights of stairs at one go at least)" Beautiful mountain. Rocky granite peaks with various pines growing out of the (relatively) barren peaks. Natural bonsai- looking pines in the background of fleeting sheets of clouds (changing by the...

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Ishimiagi

2018-06-19 23:16:56

"Beautiful Views Everywhere You Go" This mountain is absolutely breathtaking! Nature lovers will appreciate the views, fauna and flora. It is not particularly difficult to get around as the whole mountain has concrete roads and stairs...

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mdharmesh

2018-06-18 20:00:01

"Walking with the clouds ! " The most beautiful place we had been ... absolutely serene nature at its best ... pine trees that are identical everywhere ... soil and span ... very clean even after tons and tons of tourists every...

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Dave D

2018-06-18 12:17:28

"Go here. It's so beautiful" Bring water, good shoes and your camera. This place is up there on the beauty scale. We had an amazingly clear day so we were spoiled but wow. Just wow. If you want to know what it looks like...

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Nimish-Doshi

2018-06-18 04:02:55

"amazing place, something unseen before" if you love nature & natural beauty this is the place. everywhere you see is scenic & picturesque. travel light in a back pack & have your walking shoes on. whole place is steps & flat walking...

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machiavelliuk

2018-06-12 00:15:34

"Exactly like what I imagine" I love reading Chinese novels and often feel stunned by how the authors described the beautiful, breathtaking nature of China, especially its mountain. And this place did not disappoint me. A...

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Mirjam R

2018-06-09 23:30:55

"Traveling around China" It is spectacular!!...if you are walking you need to be very fit, if not better take the cabelcar. Astonishing views

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JLee2020

2018-06-03 23:27:44

"Exactly Like InThe Chinese Paintings" We were already at the bottom of Mount Huangshan the day before. We were advised to just take one back-pack with the least items for a night stay. We took a bus to the cable car station which was...

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Anette M

2018-05-28 18:59:57

"Stunning mountain scenery" If you are interested in where Chinese painters have been getting their inspiration over the millennia, you need to see these mountains! Whether in mist or sunshine they are truly spectacular. We...

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Ingrid D

2018-05-28 03:47:22

"Travelling with a toddler? " We went early May this year, the day was drizzling and foggy. We didn't mind the rain (its safe, because the way is paved. But take extra care on the steep parts). The fog sadly obstructed the...

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wds716

2018-05-27 17:53:01

"Should be on your bucket list too!" Mt. Huangshan is truly an amazing mountain that deserves the high praise. At first I was hesitant of making the journey since it was out of the way for my Shanghai trip, but have absolutely no...

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Ana-Santorini099

2018-05-14 04:35:25

"One of the most beautiful mountains in China" Truly amazing mountains, spectacular fits the description of this majestic mountains. Absolutely worth visiting and hike around... and also taking the Yuping cable cart up the mountain. Pretty...

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jacksonleungcs

2018-05-04 07:19:13

"五嶽歸來不看山,黄山歸來不看嶽" A breath-taking landscape dominated by peculiarly-shaped granite peaks with Huangshan pine trees along with云海 &温泉, they are called the “四绝” , please take a look at pix attached. Hou Shan is where...

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ValerieO567

2018-05-02 18:03:07

"Moving Around In Mt. Huangshan" We visited Mt. Huangshan from 16 to 18 of April 2018. 1st timers should at least stay overnight at the mountain as it will enable you to see sunrise and sunset. Most importantly you won't need to...

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ineskaroztomiloucka

2018-04-28 05:50:26

"Beautiful place but too crowded... " We went with my husband to see this famous place... We were waiting in the queue more os less 1 hour to get on the cable cabin. This was ok., but up there the sidewalk is very tiny... We expected a...

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JAntonucci

2018-04-20 03:11:30

"The China you see in Pictures" Beautiful sites around every turn. The weather is unpredictable but great place to take photos. High in the mountains the clouds float by in the cool clean air. Be warned that there are a lot of...

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mattrolfe16

2018-04-19 16:02:18

"Breathtaking views!" Came here with my wife as part of our month long tour of China with China highlights (highly recommend them) and we got taken here and had a night in a hotel up here too! It was simply breathtaking...

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Starry312

2018-04-17 17:32:24

"Mt Huangshan" Took a car ride which cost rmb400 from hotel to the foot of the mountain. From there transfer to a bus up to the cable car station. One may start to hike from this point instead of taking the cable...

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FairCityFrasie

2018-04-16 07:47:14

"Unique Experience" Mount Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is like no other in its form and fauna - majestic rock faces, rock formations, pines and other trees, spectacular staircases through the rocks and outcrops and...

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GregIndiana

2018-04-15 15:32:31

"Great views, a bit crowded" The Yellow Mountains are off the beaten path, but you can still get there fairly easily by high speed train or airplane. The airport is about an hour south (in Tunxi), while the high speed train...

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John T

2018-04-14 01:04:46

"Great hiking routes with breath taking views" Spent 3 nights on the mountain from 10th to 13th April 2018 and stayed at Beihai Hotel First 2 days were bright and sunny. 3rd day has periods of light rain. Final day was washed out by heavy rain...

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korynell29

2018-04-11 23:15:15

"amazing views! must walk the west canyon!" if you are fit enough ,must walk the celestial peak and the west canyon! breathtaking! do not miss it!

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Borden1951

2018-04-07 18:03:28

"Really awe-inspiring, but not for the weak or faint-hearted." We spent two nights on the mountain. It takes a while to get there - 4.5 hours by fast train from Shanghai, another hour's drive (by car) to the mountain entrance, bus and cable car to the top, hike...

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ZHANGXINYAN

2018-04-07 05:58:20

"AMAZING!!!" Huangshan is the most famous place in Anhui province. Of all the mountains in china, to be found in the south of Anhui province, is probably the most famous. The strange pines, absurd stones, sea of...

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Gerri S

2018-03-31 18:38:48

"Not for the fainthearted but a must do" I am fairly scared of heights but managed although I didn't go right to the edge on some viewing platforms.It is quite a process to get up there. It is about 1 hour drive in from Shanghai and...

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Cheeyang O

2018-03-28 00:09:41

"Not what I expected" We stay at the hostel near Tunxi bus terminal the day before, there are buses there to get to Tangkou, once there you have to change to a shuttle bus to get to Huangshan itself. I went during the...

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Tiuva

2018-03-24 12:26:24

"Amazing in any weather - but plan your tour carefully: crowds and LOTS of stairs!" Seeing pictures of Mt. Huangshan should not leave anyone in doubt that this is a must-see if you are travelling in this part of the country. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking - and this is comig...

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ZhaoXiuMei

2018-03-21 04:34:44

"love the pine trees" It was on a fine sunny afternoon when we had a half day tour of Huang Shan. We took a cable car up at the eastern Yungu stop and all the way up the scenery was spectacular. It was a shame we could...

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Jenifer K

2018-03-20 00:27:17

"Disappointed with the Rain...." First, I'm sure people had a much better experience than we did because it rained the WHOLE TIME during our 4 hour hike. Sure we were super JEALOUS that the pictures looked better than when we saw it...

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Muditha L

2018-02-27 02:44:56

"Best out of best" I don't have an any single word of unsatisfactory. I enjoyed very well. This is what I called amazing

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Robert M

2018-02-21 23:49:47

"Quick visit in cloudy weather" Spectacular views no matter the weather! We went during rainy weather and tight clouds, yet the mountains and pines were just amazing. However, the amount of people is just insane. We were standing...

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rhinoth

2018-02-11 17:14:41

"Trip from Shanghai to Yellow Mountains" First, let me say that the Huangshan Scenic Area known as the Yellow Mountains, is great! After the bus parks down below, you take a large cable car to the top. From there, you walk (or climb) the...

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lesniwara

2018-02-09 23:45:51

"Cloud view" I would say it is an absolute must and the views you get over the clouds and over the surrounding valleys are amazing. You should expect clouds as that is part of the view

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jasekiz

2018-02-01 21:04:25

"Winter Wonderland" There’s no other place that comes to mind quite as much as Huangshan does when you think of China in the winter. While the other cities offer activities and food that don’t differ too much during...

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GaryAttew

2018-02-01 10:58:46

"Toursbylocals Nature H" We visited the Huangshan mountains and used Toursbylocals. We spent 4 days and three nights exploring the mountain area with our private guide Nature H. This tour was an amazing experience and Nature...

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Jessica Y

2018-02-01 04:26:15

"Heaven on earth" We went in the winter and planned to hike, but they strongly suggested us to take the cable car up due to icy conditions on the steps. The view from above was breathtaking, and after a few uphill...

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Wilkinsons

2018-01-22 11:17:50

"Spectacular sight but quite demanding!" Dress well as it is quite cool in November on the top of the mountain. Beautiful vista. Pathway is very good but there are lots of stairs to manage, especially coming back from the restaurant. Not...

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calamarie19

2018-01-17 22:42:26

"Very good tour" We had a great tour guide and visited the mountain which was breathtaking. Lots of climb but each climb you get a surprise view. Nice view but depending on weather

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Maria L

2018-01-16 22:17:42

"Incredible" Those mountains are around 5 hours from Shanghai. They are amazing and the views incredibles! Is like you are in a sea of clouds. We went in November and was really cold, I can not imagine in the...

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Chiara N

2018-01-10 06:31:13

"Nice mountain... horribly managed and stormed by tourists!" To start with the positive aspect: the yellow mountains are a spectacular sight with serene landscapes, heart-stopping heights and beautiful rock formations. It could all be so enchanting... were it...

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Anle_Lizaso

2018-01-05 19:35:37

"Very scenic" The amazing view will definitely take your breath away. It is really recommended to stay a night at one of the hotels in the mountain to catch the sunrise. Beautiful.

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ncynat

2018-01-04 17:05:02

"Amazing" Love the mountain. The mountain have diffrent look from each corner of the location. Tips before going up to the mountain : bring small backpack with snacks/food, water, so you wont get tired too...

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Stellavolvo

2018-01-02 04:52:28

"Beautiful cloudy mountain." We were here in December. It was wet & chilly at the top of the mountain. But with the pine trees & cloudy top is definitely worth the effort to climb the mountain

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Kevin_Chan9898

2018-01-01 06:04:27

"Excellent hike up" We visited in Winter where there were less tourists and tour groups, and managed to catch moments of serenity in the mountains. It was not as cold as we had feared. We stayed in Tangkou for easy...

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csmaylee

2017-12-20 15:33:02

"Picturesque and Breathtaking view" We are family of 9 recently visited Huangshan with guide, Nature. Thanks to Nature who has spent 4 days with us, visited Tunxi, Huangshan, Hotspring, Hongcun, Nanping. It was off-peak season, so we...

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Michele S

2017-12-20 10:31:55

"Not for us!" Me and my 18 year old son put a lot of effort, time and money getting to Huangshan Mountain. We went up the Eastern stairs and stayed overnight in Xihi hotel (very good hotel). The view is beautiful...

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Au_and_Family

2017-12-20 04:28:55

"An Enjoyable Private Tour to Huangshan with Responsible Guide, Tony" Our private tour in early Dec for five ladies started with Tony meeting us at the fast train station and then followed by a delicious hearty lunch after a 4 and a half hour flight to Shanghai and a...

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Eli m

2017-12-08 23:58:13

"Great" We stayed in a hotel at the bottom on the mountain in the "scenic area", it was really easy to get a bus there. We decided to get the cable car from the bottom (65y) then walk the rest of the way...

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Jacqueline S

2017-12-03 10:27:19

"Wow-- what a Pilgrimage!" Words are inedequate for such a sacred site! You could watch all its stunning angles from videos, see gorgeous photos from friends, people's recounts and amazing stories--- nothing can be close to...

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SShanghai

2017-12-02 16:40:15

"Beyond belief for an experience " I have seen many photos of Huangshan Mountain but they will never do it justice as compared to being there. I just returned from 2 days on the mountain and really benefiting from going out of peak...

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ShifuWong

2017-11-20 08:01:59

"Shifu Wong-Kuala Lumpur" Huangshan-黄山- Top Highest Peak is Lian Hua Fong-莲花峰 which is 1864.8m & the Second Highest Peak is Guangmingding-光明顶..It takes around 8hrs to start climbing the mountain from Tangkou Town to & fro...

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Srinivas R

2017-11-19 21:18:45

"Beautiful mountains " Tips: 1.Check the weather before you visit, usually it is cloudy. We went on 2days, first day was cloudy and second day was bright and clear. Weather is very very important. 2.Buy the sticks(2yuan...

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Hans H

2017-11-19 01:22:35

"Great weekend away, in the mountains" Spend a great weekend scaling the Yellow Mountains . Arriving late at night 5+ hours drive from Shanghai, stayed in the Haizhou International hotel and after a typical local breakfast took the bus to...

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Susan T

2017-11-16 16:47:17

"Exploring Huangshan- tips for the Seniors" Do make a trip to Huangshan when you are fit. Huangshan Tourism has done much to make Huangshan accessible to tourists - a wonderful job! We a group of 10 seniors (aged between 55 and 75) had a...

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Torry75

2017-11-14 02:42:57

"Stunning scenery, unique part of the world" I spent two nights up the mountain in mid November and the scenery was absolutely stunning. I walked up with my guide "Libby" from China highlights and she was fantastic. A word of warning walking...

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AndrewM_8

2017-11-13 05:31:33

"Gorgeous, stunning, etc., etc.!" The Yellow Mountains are in a sense the Chinese equivalent of Yosemite National Park in the U.S.--a place where landscape painters and photographers go to prove their merit. Huangshan predated...

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XJH-DT

2017-11-11 22:08:02

"Relax fun outing " When with friends with young children, overall well organise area, there is tour agency for small group or free and easy group .. there is experience guides to seek help as route in huangshan can be...

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Meriyn

2017-11-09 23:13:08

"Spectacular mountain scenery" Huang Shan is absolutely unforgettable, but be prepared for the hordes of tours with guides whose commentary is amplified and when they are not talking, they play music!! The Chinese don't seem to...

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Amy P

2017-11-09 11:55:44

"Huangshan sunrise/sunset" One of my best day hiking spot. Stayed at Beihai hotel for 2 nights. Close to Sunset/sunrise access points. Easy to navigate on hiking routes as they were clearly labelled in Chinese and English. Not...

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JC505

2017-11-02 05:06:41

"Prepare Yourself" The amount of tourists is unbelievable, and they as groups are not gracious by any means. This was also mid-week, non-holiday - just cannot imagine what it would be like otherwise (more unbearable...

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Frederique M

2017-10-29 02:17:05

"Picturesque natural landscape" A lot of peculiarly-shaped pines and rocks with famous scenic spots. Opportunities to discover wonderful scenes when clouds are disappearing. Of course views are weather-dependent and you can see...

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yuvalbs

2017-10-29 00:29:56

"Great views" Great view only for good hikers (lots of stairs up and down) however highly recommended. Required planing. It has long tracks. And short tracks. The views of the east side are more attractive. Can...

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GypsyGirl37

2017-10-19 23:11:03

"3-day Essence of Huangshan tour" We booked a private tour through china highlights website. Our agent Zac was tremendously helpful in making the arrangements, customizing the tour to meet our desires and super prompt in replying to...

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