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Xihai Great Canyon

Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most spectacular part of Huang Shan. The path is very steep but not too harsh. It's either all the way up or all the way down. It's avatar scenery in real life.

Thank Peachy_foodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed 4 Hours to complete the canyon with lots of photo and drinking stops! Nice tour if you have a good fitness condition. Its about 3.300 steps to walk up but the views are absolutely worth it! Huangshan is definitely worth a visit and...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the Xihai Grand Canyon!!! I didn't have time to complete the entire circuit, so I decided to only do the part of the hike and then turn around and head back. I started at the south entrance of the grand canyon. From Beihai...More

Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first of 3 days was very wet head to Xihai Hotel we decided to take the cable car instead of hiking which was the right decision as still another 40 minute hike the the hotel. We had fairly good rain coats, an added layer...More

Thank neilt-nz
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you are fairly fit, you should not miss this route. We took the cable car down to the valley. The ride down itself was interesting. And we walked up the mountain again taking this scenic route. It's a very interesting walk (uphill of course!)...More

1  Thank Ling101028
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It is just simply amazing. This was perhaps the most difficult part of my Huangshan experience but it is something to behold! Only attempt it if you can take a strenuous hike. Go slow or else you will tire too quickly but it is well...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We started off the day by ascending the Yuping cableway (i.e. the Jade Screen Telpher) at around 9am, dumped our stuff at the XiHai (West Sea) hotel, and started off for the XiHai Great Canyon hike from the hotel. We went in the anti-clockwise direction,...More

3  Thank bweeindc
Reviewed 24 March 2017

At the time of our visit at the end of March the northern side of the trail was closed and the cable car link was not working. I do not know what the situation is with the southern trail, but you will have to backtrack...More

1  Thank AntoniaRobinson
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A must visit if you are going Huangshan. Awesome views and definitely worth climbing all those steps.

Thank mklam
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I've done many hikes in my life, and this was one of my most favourite. it was a very challenging hike - 6hrs of ascending and descending mountains. You will definitely need to be fit as it requires lots of leg strength to climb those...More

1  Thank Chi N
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