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Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)

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Mt. Huangshan's peak offers excellent views of the surrounding territory. Transportation: Private bus Private car Public transportation Bicycle English Level: Fluent Services Provided: Tour guide Interpreter Business assistant Car rental...more
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Huangshan Scenic Area, Huangshan District | Anhui Province, Huangshan 245000, China
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Shanghai, China
Reviewed November 18, 2009

Huangshan Mountain or Yellow Mountain is one of the most famous mountains in China, therefore one of the most popular tourist destinations as well. Domestic Tourists flock here by the thousands every day, particularly in peak seasons to see the amazing scenery of cliffs, rock...More

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Huangshan_Guide, Public Relations Manager at Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

I'm trying to find this review about Huangshan again and discover something new. Really appreciate an insightful traveler donating so much experienced hiking and trekking information for the new comers in the days to come. Even today when you look back to read those articles,...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2010

It costs a pretty penny and you really have to be fit to experience it. Cost: Y18: To get to a bus station that will then take you up to Huangshan Y100: To take the shuttle bus half way up the mountain to near the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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 the first day gave us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 China. The local tour operator Philip was excellent. He is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 about 5 days. Don't delay visit this mountain as soon...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 is portered up. Those men are not mortal bringing everything...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 ride. Then a 10...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 would be worth an overnight trip.More

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Huangshan_Guide, Guest Relations Manager at Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review. At a glance, Huangshan Mountain is going to float from its splendid fall to crystal winter. For more information about Huangshan tour in winter, please don't feel hesitate to ask help from nature_1984@163.com for more travel itineraries and tip in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 down the mountain. We caught one just after...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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, spent a night, then walked down the front side....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 better. You can reach Yungu temple thanks to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 hotels is ideal because...More

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October 23, 2018|
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Response from caffienequeen | Reviewed this property |
In sone parts I fiubd the stairs to be pretty steep and was literally pulling myself up with the rope railing. But there are different trails and maybe some are better than others.they may be abke to help,you at the hotel... More
September 7, 2018|
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Response from Lina J | Reviewed this property |
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Hi all, We're 2 male (relatively fit) looking to spend 2 days one night at yellow mountain.(mid September 2018) I've read lots of reviews about the place and although everyone agrees that the place is amazing, it's quite confusing everything regarding the cable cars, West and East side, hotels and so on. I guess for those of us who haven't been there, we tend to think about a mountain and a couple of "gates" from where start the journey, but I'm assuming the place is huge with different ways up, hotels, routes and so on. So I'd like to ask someone with lots of patience who had been there to advise us on the best plan for a 2 days one night stay at yellow mountains. (1)We'll be traveling from Shanghai, so I've heard that (even if it doesn't make sense) it's faster to travel by bus. Is this true? If so, Where do we take this bus? (2)Then, please advise us on best place to go up the mountain(east, west, north mountain?...best time to start) we are willing to go up hiking. People say it's better to use the cable car for the way down? (3)As for hotels, I see different opinions about this. So, can you recommend a relatively good (quality - price) hotel on top of the mountain? (4)The plan is to see the sunset and sunrise.(any recommendations for a good spot for these?) (5)Feel free to share any other tips of advice you may think could be of help (clothing, food, prices, warnings etc) Thank you very much in advance.
September 3, 2018|
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Response from jyoti_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Train is better from Shanghai. Cable car is good option than hiking. Everything depends on weather,maybe foggy at times. Carry light jacket,raincoat can be purchased from base of mountain. Tour guide is must to see the... More