During the 4 day trekking tours, you will explore more deep hidden sceneries of Yellow Mountains; Climb up and down the hill, pass through the cracks in the canyon, get sunrise and sunset views from the top of mountains, all of these highlights will be your travel story.
Tour Type: Private Tour
Best Season: All seasons
From $699 USD p/p
Hiking up to the top of Yellow Mountain from lower reaches of eastern side
Stay overnight on the mountain top and wake up for sunrise
Challenge yourself by trekking to the steeper and harder of western sea canyon
Trekking through the mountain top and find out famous sites like Greeting-guests Pine
Our professional local guide and driver will meet you at airport, bus or train station. You will live in a hotel in Huangshan City. The guide will introduce details of trekking tour to you and make sure you have everything you need. Have a good rest.
Good to Konw:
1.Please take necessary backpack only and deposit your suitcase in the hotel for free. And you are suggest buy some snacks for physical supplement for next trekking tour.
2.The tour is very flexible. You can alter the itinerary to suit your schedule, price and interest.
The Yellow Mountains, Hiking up Yellow Mountain from Yungu Temple
On the second day of the tour, you will trek 18 kilometers (12 miles) which will take about 7 hours.
You will be transferred to the Yellow Mountain Scenic Area after breakfast. The drive takes about an hour. You will take a shuttle bus for about 20 minutes to the Yungu Temple. The Yellow Mountain exploration will start there. You will climb up the mountain through the Eastern Steps, enjoy scenic views along the path and visit some scenic points, such as the Stone Table and the peak of the Immortal Pointing the Way. We will arrive at the White Goose Ridge after hiking three hours.
After a short rest and having a buffet lunch in a hotel on the top of the mountain, you will continue the trekking trips to the Flying-over Rock and the Bright Top. It will take about three hours. The Cloud-dispelling Pavilion is a recommended place to get the views of sunset.
Enjoy a buffet dinner in the hotel and have a good rest prepared for next day’s trekking. You will spend night in the hotel on the top of the mountain.
Good to Know:
Cable cars are available if you wish to save time and energy. Yungu Cable Car up the mountain takes about only ten minutes (from Yungu Temple to Mashroom Pavillion). The cost for Yungu Cable Car is 80 yuan (about US$13).
The West Sea Canyon Hiking
On the third day of the Yellow Mountain Treking Tour, you will take about six hours and hiking nearly 16 kilometers (10 miles).
Your guide will provide you suggestions on when to wake up and see sunrise at the Refreshing Terrace. After breakfast, you will hike through the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and down to the West Sea Grand Canyon. This is a circuit route and takes about five hours. You will visit classic scenic spots: the 1st ring, 2nd ring, Buttom, Plunk Way and Fairy-Walking Bridge.
Lunch is flexible based on the condition. Getting back to Baiyun Hotel takes about one hour. You will have buffet dinner at the hotel on the top of the mountain and spend the night in it.
Good to Know:
Short Cut: Monorail is available between the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion to the buttom of West Sea Grand Canyon, down stairs of which are narrow and steep. It runs between the main peak area and the bottom of the Canyon and is about 300 meters from Baiyun Hotel. If you want to save energy and time, you can take monorail. It will take about five minutes and costs 80 yuan per person.
Updated News: The monorail in West Sea Canyon is close for maintenance since Sep.21, 2018, the opening time is unknown, expect to walk down and up by the same way
Tunxi Ancient Street, Go down the Yellow Mountains from Heavenly Capital Peak, Hotel to airport Transfer (Huangshan)
On the last day of the tour, you will hike 8 kilometers (5 miles) and spend about four to five hours.
Bright Top is also a good place to get views of sunrise. Then you will hike one hour to One Hundred Ladders and visit famous Greeting-guests Pine in the Jade Screen Pavilion. Have a rest and continue about two hour hike journey to steepest peak of the mountains, Celestial Capital Peak.
After the last two hours hike, we will arrival at the base at Lima Temple.
And then we will drive to Tunxi Ancient Street and have a lunch there. You could walk around the old street during your free time before transfer to the airport, bus or train station for your departure.
Good to Know:
You can take Yuping Cable Car which runs between Greeting-guest Pine to Mercy Light Pavillion to go down (15 minutes) and to save energy. The cost is 90 yuan (US$14) per person for Yuping.
What's Included & Excluded
Meals listed in the itinerary.
Private English-speaking guide and driver.
Hotels listed in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Taxes.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
China Entry Visa Fees.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
Single Room Supplement.
Good to know
West Sea Grand Canyon, Celestial Capital Peak, and Lotus Peak is closed from December to March of the following year due to the snowy weather. Your guide will choose other highlights for your Huangshan tour
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