Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), Huangshan

Listed as a World Heritage Site, Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) enables visitors to immerse themselves in natural scenery amid oddly shaped granite peaks. With the highest peak standing at 1,834 m (6,115 ft), the inspirational mountain offers opportunity for recreation, relaxation, science, art, and photography. Explore the pine forests, which shelter abundant resources and a great variety of animal and plant life. Go hiking, where you will have the chance to see hot springs and and the popular veil of clouds. The mountain contains many easily accessible hotels, restaurants, and other necessary facilities at its summit. Use our Huangshan trip itinerary maker tool to add Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) and other attractions to your Huangshan vacation plans.
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  • 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 one ...  more »
  • Itinerary: Two days and one night. The first morning at about 10 o'clock to the White Goose Ridge began to climb, the evening 7:10 or so to the Baiyun hotel. The next day 5:30 A.M. at the bright top to see the sunrise, two o'clock in the afternoon to arrive at the TSZ-Ming court station. Route: East Road, that is, mountain climbing. On the first day, Yungu si--white Goose Ridge--shixin--cool Taiwan--West Sea Grand Canyon----Baiyun hotel. The next day, the bright top--flying stone--Welcome pine--hundred step ladder--crucian carp back-Tiandu Feng-Shanji---------------------------- Attractions Recommended: Strongly recommend the West Sea Grand Canyon line. We did not sit on the west side of the sightseeing cable car, but along a cycle, the second cycle, Step Fairy bridge that road to the Baiyun Hotel. The road is not good, from the cable car station to the Baiyun Hotel walked nearly four hours. But because the road basically no one, the scenery really praise! Especially recommended step Fairy Bridge, too cool! We went there with a lot of fog, and even so, looking down from the bridge is still very exciting. I wonder if it looks down if it's sunny. In addition, Crucian carp back and Tiandu Feng also hit the wall recommended! Carp back is very suitable for photography! On the Tiandu Feng top overlooking the mountain, a remote view of the sea of clouds, beautiful indescribable. Sitting at the top of the mountain to see the clouds, the feeling of the whole people have a lot of permeability. Welcome to Pine There although all ~ ~ is a person, but to see also very good. Many people do not hinder the beauty of the Welcome pine. Important NOTE: 1. Weather. Be sure to check the weather forecast before you go to Huangshan. Huangshan is often foggy. We went to the first day is basically always fog, many landscapes, such as monkeys view the sea, 18 Arhat to the South China Sea, etc. are not seen. 2. Clothing. Keep warm If you watch the sunrise. We went to the April 22, to see the sunrise wearing a plush suit, one-layer of the emergency pants. The temperature in the mountains is not stable, the sun is very hot, the sun may be cold and often dew. It is advisable to wear waterproof clothing, such as an emergency suit or raincoat, hat (not too big for the brim to avoid sight), wear non-slip and light shoes. 3. Food. Prepare more of the force rack, big White Rabbit, ham and other high calories to carry hungry food. Bring enough water. The day before we bought Rice wine in Hong Village to take to the mountains to drink, but also do not have a flavor. Baiyun Hotel does not sell noodles. The price of some of the restaurant is 7:30 at night, we eat four dishes a soup, 65 yuan, a taste of the line, for climbing a day of cold and cold child paper is simply delicious. If it is late, it seems that the Baiyun Hotel has a restaurant to order. 4. Accommodation. We booked a bed for Baiyun hotel. A room of six people, up and down, a bed seems less than 200. There's a lone guard. Baiyun Hotel is about 10-15 minutes away from the bright top. But there are too many people watching the sunrise because of the bright roof. Friends suggest that the Monkey watch the sea to see the sunrise will be better, there are clouds can see, you can live in the Lion Forest Hotel. 5. Other. The cane must be. We use the Mountain Green Brigade free borrowed wooden cane, the mountain to sell 5 yuan a root. Tiandu Feng and Lotus peaks are open every five years. This year is the last year of Tiandu Feng opening and will be open next year. Like us to play a lap down although very tired, but feel more than 200 tickets is very worth.
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  • 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 rush...  more »
  • Huangshan is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The mountain park is extremely popular, and for good reason. Virtually every possible resting place along the trail gives a view good enough for a Song Dynasty painting. The mountains themselves are expansive, and getting around them is largely done on foot. The buses stop at the base, and a gondola chairlift will take you up and down the mountain. Be prepared for the stairs, because there are thousands upon thousands of them, and they go up and down no matter what route you take. The mountain is filled with guest houses, restaurants, and other amenities, so nothing feels remote and it's possible to stay on the mountain overnight. Some areas are extremely crowded, as everyone follows one single path. Other paths are less crowded, and in some areas, there are multiple paths to split the crowd. During my visit, my friends and I missed the last gondola down and had to go down thousands of stairs to the base. We were sore for days, but the trip was worth it.
  • One of the most famous mountain ranges in China, famous for its pine trees that grow in interesting forms! Basically they grow towards the direction of the light, and in doing so, gives rise to some pretty interesting tree shapes. Theres a popular one (迎客松) that looks like a person welcoming visitors to the mountain. Expect crowds, avoid going on Chinese public holidays.
  • 1000s of steps to climb. No trails. Some food is available up the mountain. Climbers, be aware of the decent/ how you will return back. You can get in big trouble if you do not have a well planned return back. The lift down stops early (check the time). If you are headed down late in the day on foot, take a flash light. Take any phone numbers you can find. Last bus departure time is posted - check this before you climb. Be very very very patient -typical lines everywhere. Going down can be hard on your knees - wear good shoes.
  • Absolutely stunning mountians. So much to say. So many ways to do this mountain. Will just say what we did. Flew in from Beijing to Huangshang kinda late. Stayed in a hostel. Early morning took 1 hour bus to Huangshan scenic area. Then took another bus to the gondola base station. Then took gondola up to yuping. Checked into yupinglou hotel. Then did the Eastern peak and got back to hotel around 5pm. Got up at 5am, watched sunrise. Back to hotel to get breakfast. Then the trail down to fairy bridge and then down to the cable car and took that back up. The walked across the central peak area and took the other gondola down. The a bus back to hangshan scenic area to another hostel. Tip:. Mountain would take a few days to see all. Keep in mind after the second day you're going to be exhausted. Tip 2:. There are several hotels in different areas. Planning is advised. Tip 3:. Maps and English signs are a mess or non existant. Plan ahead. We saw probably 10 different maps with different route. Tip 4:. Major sections of the mountain will be closed every 3-5 years for renovations. Check which peaks are open and closed. Tip 5:. Most gondolas and cable cars close somewhere between 4-5pm. Don't get stuck walking down late after being exhausted. Tip 6:. Lots of reviews says bring lots of food and water. I found this to be wrong. We saw a fair amount of food vendors, mainly at or near hotels selling corn on cob and Snacks and water and food relatively cheap. No need to light around 3kg of water and food.
  • One of the most amazing places I have explored. Would love to go back.
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