Huangshan Travel Guide

Written by Sally Guo Updated Apr. 2, 2021

The city of Huangshan was called Huizhou in the old days, and now it is named after the famous Yellow Mountain and become a fascinating destination for tourists from all over the world.

Top Things to Do in Huangshan

As the hometown of Hui merchants and the birthplace of Hui culture, Huangshan is famous for the Yellow Mountain. Besides its amazing mountain scenery, Huangshan has a rich cultural heritage, which you can explore at sites like Tunxi Ancient Street, Xidi Village, and the Tangyue Memorial Arches.

Hike on the Yellow Mountains

With its beautiful natural landscapes, Huangshan is a paradise for travelers who are fond of hiking. You can admire strangely sculpted pine groves, oddly shaped rocks, and a sea of clouds on your hike.

Hiking on the Yellow Mountain
Hiking on the Yellow Mountain

Photograph the Hongcun Village

Located in Yixian County, Hongcun Village is renowned in China for its Anhui-style buildings. With the stunning rural countryside laid out before you, this is your chance to enjoy and capture amazing views.

Enjoy the Huangshan Hot Springs

The Huangshan Hot Springs is regarded as one of the Four Wonders of the Yellow Mountains. Soaking in a hot spring spa is a good way to wind down after hiking in the mountains, particularly in winter.

Experience Huizhou Culture

Traditional Hui customs and ancient Hui-style architecture characteristic of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1912) are well preserved in Huangshan.

Joining some cultural activities is a great way to experience local life in Huangshan. Feel free to contact us if you are interested in visiting a local farm and learning to make Anhui food from the locals.

Huangshan Attraction Map
Huangshan Attraction Map

Best Time to Visit Huangshan

Huangshan is worth visiting all year round. You can admire different types of beauty in each season.

The peak tourist season lasts from April to November, with September and October being the most popular months for travel due to the pleasant weather. However, many travelers regard winter as the perfect season for hiking tours, as hiking paths will be less crowded, and you can enjoy the snow-covered landscape and fresh air along the trail.

Huangshan Scenery in Spring
Huangshan Scenery in Spring

How to Get to Huangshan

Located in East China, Huangshan can easily access other popular tourist destinations by high-speed train or flight. It is often combined with Shanghai and Hangzhou. Read the following article for more details.

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