Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)

Remote Huangshan District, Huangshan 245000, China Published on: 31-08-2016

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Mt. Huangshan is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and views of the clouds from above.

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How to get to Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)?

The usual way to get to the mountains is to first go to Huangshan City by bus, train or plane. A bus from the city to Huangshan Scenic Area takes about 1 hour.

There are buses from Hangzhou making the 3-hour journey to the city or a 4-hour journey direct to the mountains.

A train from Shanghai (e.g. K8418: 20:21–07:11) takes around 12 hours. A bus only takes about half the time.

Huangshan's small airport, 10 minutes' drive from Huangshan City, has daily flights to and from Shanghai, and other cities including Beijing, Xi'an, Guangzhou.


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Huangshan District, Huangshan 245000, China

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Tips for you

  • There are three cable cars (cableways with enclosed cars) to take the time and effort out of the middle part of the climb to the summits.
  • Try keeping your eyes on the path as there is so much to photograph and see
    What to see
  • You should prepare waterproofs, layers of warm clothes, a windproof lightweight layer, a change of clothes, high calorie snacks, plenty of drinks, a map for reference and a camera before going.
    What to bring
  • Climbing the mountain involves miles and miles of stairs, which is difficult with so many people.
  • Before and after sunrise is the best time to see sunglow. As with viewing the sunrise, you should be in position early.
  • Some attractions nearby: Tunxi Ancient District, Hong Cun, The Tangyue Memorial Arches, Tachuan Village.
    Things nearby
  • The best east-facing viewing areas are Dawn Pavilion, Refreshing Platform, Lion Peak, Rosy Clouds Peak, Bright Peak Summit, Jade Screen Peak, Lotus Blossom Peak and Heavenly Capital Peak

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