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Private Day Trip to Mount Hua from Xi'an with English Driver Guide

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    What to Expect
    At 8am, your private English speaking guide will greet you at your hotel lobby and then transfer you to Mount Hua in comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle. Situated in Huayin City, 75 miles (about 120 kilometers) east of Xi'an in Shaanxi Province, Mount Hua (Huashan) is one of the five sacred mountains in China and garnered the name of "The Number One Precipitous Mountain Under Heaven." It is also home to several influential Taoist temples where several emperors of the past dynasties made their pilgrimages here, making Mount Hua the holy land of Taoism.

    Usually, there are two ways to climb the mountain: start from the foot of mountain to the summit and return on the same route by foot which requires two days and too strenuous as part of mountain is really precipitous that is not recommend to visit especially in January or take the cable car from the foot of mountain to north peak directly (at your own cost) and continue to hike to the summit of south peak. After hiking among the peaks, you will take the cable car down either from the north peak (the same peak you started) or from west peak (the nearest summit) which could be done within a day. This tour will utilize cable car for better experience.

    When you arrive at south peak summit, there is a famous place called "Changkong Zhandao," a plank path built along the surface of a vertical cliff, which is approximately 13 feet (4 meters) long and about 1.1 feet (0.33 meters) wide. Below the path is the bottomless crag that makes most visitors shiver. But not to worry, for those who intend to come down by waking on the plank path along the cliff will be required to wear harnesses. By 6pm, you will arrive at the parking lots and be transferred back to your Xi'an hotel where this private day trip concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your downtown Xi'an hotel or Xi'an Xiangyang Airport and Xi'an Railway Station if options are selected
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private English-speaking driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fee to Mt. Hua
    • Cable car
    • Food and drinks
    • Personal expense
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 3 people per booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear comfortable hiking shoes
    • Please bring food, snacks, and water with you since there are no reliable restaurants in the nearby mountain area.
    • If your pick up point is from train station or airport, please provide your detailed train and flight schedule upon booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

    Highly recommend booking as we requested someone that could speak English. Bruce’s english was outstanding that being a local to to where we had booked our hotel he was able to give us not only local township knowledge, but knowledge about Xi’an and China while...More

    1  Thank LeeLee_1970
    Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

    Bruce guided us safely to Mt. Huashan and introduced us to the characteristics of the area. This helped us a lot to plan an appropriate tour for us as a family with a little one. As a father himself and with his english and german...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank 383gib
    Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

    Amazing hiking day... Bruce is very welcoming and friendly, make you feel special as he takes care of all logistics. The mountain facilities are very well structured, the process is well organized and hiking is easy as directions and signs are easy to follow. If...More

    1  Thank rawaddaou
    Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

    I did the one day trip to Mt. Hua and it was fantastic. Waldner is very knowledgeable about Chinese culture,business,politics and speaks great English. Waldner drove me to Mt. Hua and suggested several options to taylor my day based on my desire for adventure. It...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Lkjhpoiu
    Reviewed 20 May 2019

    We were recommended by our hotel to book with Xian Tour Expert for our Mount Hua trip. And we did not regret it. Bruce was our driver for the day and it was a very pleasant drive to Mount Hua. He is eloquent and very...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    SuchitraKuruvilla
    4 September 2019|
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    Response from Lkjhpoiu | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, Yes, when you purchase the ticket it gets you a ride to the mountain from your hotel, an English speaking driver, the entrance fee to the park and a "one way" bus ticket to the bottom of the cable car. You will need... More
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    Quest60379604358
    10 August 2019|
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    Response from iw0504 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, you pay extra for the tickets but our guide had a local contact purchase them on our behalf before we arrived, so no queuing for tickets. There is still lots of queuing to be had though, security, cable cars etc, but all... More
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    ihategettinglost
    20 May 2019|
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    Response from nelsonyu108 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry. I’m not bruce. You can book or inquire about his services through the
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