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Xihai Great Canyon, Huangshan

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Descend to the bottom of the ravine at Xihai Great Canyon. The scenic area offers a circular sightseeing route where you can encounter many distinctively shaped rocks, such as "Lady Playing Piano," "Upside-down Boot," and "Dog Watching Sky." The area covers 25 sq km (9.6 sq mi), and though the whole route is better suited to more physically fit visitors, anyone can visit some parts of the canyon. A sightseeing cable car goes from the top to the bottom of the ravine, making several stops along the way to allow guests to enjoy the scenery. Make Xihai Great Canyon a part of your Huangshan vacation plans using our Huangshan route planning tool .
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  • October 1, 2017
    Morning at 7 a.m. baihuang cloud Pavilion at the starting point on the north side of the long-awaited a time so we walked around and got the goal on the South side of Baiyun hotel is 1 pm. From this side of the Valley to rides like will take you up front of Baiyun hotel. However, from the Valley to the walking bridge, really tough. Regret walk many times. To be honest I was licked. Would say that absent overnight from the walk and all East of Huangshan mountain ago walking West all around and once ate from the top, down, will do the knee first. Would say knees rising hundreds of meters-stairs in that State, so pretty again. is. But, alone, was very great. It was unfortunately just peddle deep inside but couldn't get through in the closed.
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  • September 18, 2017
    This is a long loop that goes around the western portion of Yellow Mountain. It offers breaktaking scenery, and I highly recommend it. Plan about 3 hours to hike to the bottom, maybe more if it is cro...  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    We went in Sept 2017. I walked in a figure of 8, down the right side of 1st Ring and left side of 2nd Ring, then came back up by the right side of 2nd Ring and left side of 1st Ring. The view is diffe...  more »

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