The Yellow Mountains are some of the most magnificent mountains in China. A trekking tour will allow you to hike down to the less-traveled paths to appreciate the undisturbed beauty away from the tourists. You will know why “climbing Huangshan” is on most Chinese people’s bucket list.
Hike up and down the mountains to admire the all-inclusive beauty
Explore the off-the-beaten track in West Sea Grand Canyon
Watch the sunset and sunrise from the best positions on the mountains
Stroll on Tunxi Ancient Street to search and bargain for trinkets
DAY 1 Huangshan Arrival
Once you arrive, you will receive a warm welcome from your personal guide outside the luggage claim area. Your professional private driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. They will go the extra mile, making sure you have everything you need. Have a good rest and prepare for the following adventure.
DAY 2 Hike up the Yellow Mountains via the Eastern Steps
Today’s trek is about 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles) and takes approximately five hours.
After breakfast, you will be driven to the foot of the Yellow Mountains and start your trek from the Yungu Temple. Ascend the mountains via the Eastern Steps and you will trek pass several natural peculiarly-shaped rocks, especially the Stone Table and the peak of the Immortal Pointing the Way. It takes about three hours to arrive at the White Goose Ridge. After a rest and a buffet lunch in a hotel, you will continue on to the Flying-over Rock and the Bright Top for approximately three hours in the afternoon. The sunset at the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion is a highlight. Enjoy a buffet dinner at your hotel to regain some strength.
DAY 3 Trek in the West Sea Grand Canyon
Today’s trek is about 12.5 kilometers (7.8 miles) and takes approximately six hours.
After watching the sunrise at the Refreshing Terrace, hike to the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and then down to the West Sea Grand Canyon. The hiking trip covers the most essential parts — the 1st ring, 2nd ring, Button, Plunk Way, and Fairy-Walking Bridge — taking about five hours to finish the circuit. Lunch will be arranged flexibly by your guide. It takes about one hour to hike to Baiyun Hotel. Enjoy buffet dinner at the hotel.
DAY 4 Hike Down the Yellow Mountains via the Western Steps and Departure
You will trek about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) which takes about six hours.
After watching the sunrise at the Bright Top, you will hike to the One Hundred Ladders for one hour and then to the Jade Screen Pavilion to see the famous Greeting-guests Pine. Then hike to the steepest peak of the mountains, Celestial Capital Peak, for about two hours and then down to the base at Lima Temple for approximately two hours.
After the physically demanding adventure, it’s time to relax and have a nice lunch at Tunxi Ancient Street.
Your private guide and driver will accompany you to your station or the airport for your next destination.
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