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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 17 September 2015

Xihai fantastic from so many places, but not for faint hearted or people scared of heights as the path stairs are often located on the side of cliffs.

1  Thank PhotoRAMBLER5
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We, 2 families with kids (8, 9 and 11) started from the Beihai Hotel and walked for ab out 1.5 hours through the canyon and same way back. We did not get as far as the monorail, rather stayed up on the mountain. It is...More

2  Thank sunshine-for-four
Reviewed 13 August 2015

It is very beautiful, and best of all, there are no tour groups there!!! Lots of downhill stairs and amazing viewpoints. Once you get to the bottom, I recommend taking the tram back to the top or suffering a miserable death trying to ascend out...More

1  Thank Alexander Y
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Beautiful Views especially in the evening. As the sun goes down the colors change right before your eyes.

Thank RovingBel
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We are seasoned hikers, but this was challenging even for us. The stairs are steep, and cling to the side of the mountain. I am not in any way afraid of heights, but there were times looking down the stairs, that I found myself hanging...More

5  Thank Carolinetravels2
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Footpathes and staircases attached to the rocks with nothing underneath you for several hundred meters ... just breathtaking and a little frightening as well

1  Thank SwissCity
Reviewed 23 April 2015

it took us 2 hours to get to the bottom of the canyon, quite challenge walking down, but the view was breathtaking. took the cable car back to the Baiyun area

2  Thank kevinzhikangchen
Reviewed 28 March 2015

The Western Sea (Xihai Grand) Canyon is worth a full day alone, not withstanding the cable car that takes you deep in and out of her belly (long, long queues and which isn’t on all maps and is not to be confused with the Taiping...More

Thank SoozSolo
Reviewed 20 January 2015

It is not a canyon of grand scale, not at all, but it is so beautiful and unique with such views mixed with fog, cloud, rain and snow! Just breathe-takingly beautiful.

2  Thank Kaisern C
Reviewed 25 December 2014

it is worth to be suffer climbing up and down for thousands stairs to see such amazing view, fantastic and never imagine, some of the wall are cover by snows make the canyon look prettier.

Thank Lina J
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23 July 2017|
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