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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 9 November 2016

We took the funicular down into the canyon and walked up the several thousand stairs. It was 'hard work' but it was worth it. Even though it was raining (a common event in the area), we enjoyed it immensely. The views are stunning with new...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

huangshan Grand Canyon bring you to the virgin area of nature,cloud ,forest ,rocks,mountains,cliffs,especially the steps,it is from cliff,it take 5 years to bulid by hand only,most old way ,for example ,worker sit in the basket ,use the rope lift them into the cliff,dig the hole...More

2  Thank thomas g
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Since we were staying overnight at Xihai hotel, we decided to hike the whole of Xihai West Sea Canyon after dropping our bags off at Xihai hotel. We carried two maps (one in chinese and one in english, printed off the internet), but neither maps...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Gets you closer to the formation and leaves you some time to muse over things. Worth you staying at the Mountain in order to have time to explore this part of the route. Need to do your knee guarding before and after the walk :)...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This Canyon is the most beautiful part of the mountain, in my opinion. Many one-days group travelers would not have the time to visit this Canyon, so it is also less crowded part of the scenic area. We stayed in Xihai hotel, therefore, we went...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Walking downstairs for looong time, your legs will feel it. Surrounding is ok, but there were too many people in 1st half of trail. Then took cablecar back to top (100rmb). Be careful, service can be suspended when bad weather! And again many people waiting...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Takes about 4 hrs. Great views. Even on a weekday it was quite busy. We hiked to the bottom and took the cable car up (100 RMB/pp). My legs (thighs and calves) were sore the next 2 days.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Get your knee & camera ready, fun ahead but comes at an effort. Love the top view from northern end near cable car station.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is the part you should do early when you still have the energy. It is steep but Not dangerous and the scenery is stunning.

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Started off the route from Paiyun (排云亭) and that is the way to go as it is all the way downwards. It gets really steep at various locations, unless u are vertical challenge junkie, there is no reason why u want to attempt to climb...More

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Response from m0untainandlakes | Reviewed this property |
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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