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Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say after this great hiking is that it’s dangerous but definitely worth your every single step into and out of the Grand Canyon. Actually, I was somewhat worrisome the night before because of raining weather forecast (and it indeed rained all night)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Close to the end of the trail we gave up due to the huge number of people as well as many of them pushing past so didn’t get to the end, but along the way there were great views down the canyon.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Loved this hike into the canyon. Amzing scenery - not for people with a fear of heights - plus lots of stairs. The trails are well maintained and provide great overlooks. I would go back in a heart beat.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Worth the steep walk to see such beauty. We walked at least 8km, each view top notched world class. The best scenery so far, quite different from Guilin, which is also a must .

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Geefromperth
Reviewed 30 September 2018

As I covered Celestial Capital Peak (Tian Du Feng) in the morning, I headed to Tianhai and took the monorail down to the West Sea Grand Canyon. Monorail ticket of 100 rmb is super expensive, as the ride was only 4 mins. From the bottom,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is a deeply beautiful place that offers a nice contrast to the soaring horizons elsewhere in the park - this is a more intimate and dramatic place, and if you go down the more rarely visited Guanming Ding side of the Xihai trail, that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very Nice canyon. Beautiful. You can walk down and go up by monorail or walk back up. Good steps and walkingpath. Nice views of the canyon .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Second day of our stay in Huang Shan mountains we made a trip downs to Xihai Great Canyon. Unbreathable views. Lots of tourists too. On the bottom of Canyon there is Cable Car station, so after 2h of going down, you can go back in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jbrowar
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

If you have the chance to go to Huangshan, you should make time to hike the entire length from Cloud Dispelling Pagoda to the funicular cable car at the bottom. You will go down and down a long way, but the views are definitely worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sean A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Make sure you include this in your plan when you visit Huanshan Mountain. Stunning views and scenery and plenty of places to sit and rest which you will need with all the steps taking you up and down.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Christine T
3 April 2018|
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Response from T S | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely store your large backpack. The shear volume of people in the tour groups makes the walk through the canyon very difficult and at times frustrating. We brought enough water and a picnic lunch in a daypack.
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Entrance fees to Mt Huangshan is RMB 230 per person and this includes hiking in the Xihai grand canyon. Elderly above 65 years old gets free entrance to Huangshan. There are additional costs for visitors including elderly... More
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