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Xihai Great Canyon

Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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  • Average1%
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Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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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
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe the beauty of the natural beauty of the sites. The fog could actually serve to make the sites / view so magically enchanted. Highly recommended for photographers....

1  Thank Tk N
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

1  Thank Horst S
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
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

1  Thank gsung
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice hike down this canyon then have a good breakfast and rest before going all the way down to go back up. the sight is quite an experience, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy the...More

1  Thank btruong
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

Thank Zinks
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

1  Thank globaltrotte
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

Thank Fran-Svk
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.

Thank Pauline F
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